Richard Kendall (74-79)

                    Richard Kendall (75-79)  has been posted to Greensboro, North Carolina, USA as CEO of a large aerospace and aircraft maintenance company, HAECO Americas, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based (but British-owned) Swire group. He has been with Swire for the past 32 years since he…

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OP rowing successes

Three OPs have featured in the recently completed World Rowing championships in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.  Georgie Francis (08-13) was in the GB Women Under-23 quad boat which came second in the B final and 8th overall.  Rory Harris (11-16) was one of the GB double in the Junior Men’s competition which finished 2nd in…

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John Cooke (72-76)

John Cooke (72-76) has been posting recently in the OldPangbournian group on Facebook. Efforts to find out more about him have so far come up short but his Facebook entry reveals that he lives in Salcombe, Devon, where he has been president of the local Rotary Club since 2015.   John posts on Facebook that…

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Dutton-Forshaw, R.C. (41-44)

Richard Dutton-Forshaw (41-44) died on February 1st, 2015 according to his widow Phylis. Richard was a businessman in southern England and director of a number of companies involved in the motor trade, building projects and machining. He lived in Petworth, Sussex. We have no further information.

Philip Davey #2

In 1936 Philip took charge of cricket at the NCP. In 1991 he was interviewed for a feature in the OP Magazine on cricket at the College. In his words:   “We were lucky that first year. We had a very good captain and opening bat, John Groom (33-37),  an excellent wicket-keeper in Ian Stoop…

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Philip Davey (1936-74) #1

  In August, 2016 an author (Steven Hill) writing a history of Somerset County Cricket Club contacted the OP Society to find out more information about Philip Davey who taught French at the College 1936-74 (with a gap for WW11 service in the Fleet Air Arm/Royal Navy) and played some cricket for Somerset in the…

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Paul Clinch (76-81)

            Paul Clinch (76-81)  lives in Fleet, Hampshire and runs the Paul Clinch Consultancy, a learning and development service. Previously he was an Associate Director at Savills (L&P) Ltd from 2005-12. After Pangbourne he studied at Newbury College 1983-85 where he gained a Diploma in Business Studies. Since then he…

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