Excellent Founders’ Day!

                              The 99th celebration of Pangbourne College’s prize-giving event, known as Founders’ Day in memory of Sir Thomas and Sir Philip Devitt, took place on Saturday 9 July, 2016. The Guest of Honour was The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of…

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Angus Thomas (75-81)

[The Natural Hisory Museum, London]     Fresh from the critical and popular success of specially-commissioned work on the Pangbourne College illustrated centenary book (published in March 2016; available from the College Shop for £35), Angus Thomas Photography and OP Angus Thomas (75-81) has gone from success to success this summer.   “It’s been a…

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David Harding (72-78)

  Hedge fund owner David Harding (72-78)  was featured in a lengthy interview in the Business section of The Sunday Times in July –  a decision to be “a bit more open” which, he said, followed his involvement as a major financial backer of the losing Remain campaign in the European Union referendum campaign.  …

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Lee, N.R.M (Bob) (48-51)

  Nicholas Robin (Bob) Maywood Lee (48-51) died in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on March 11, 2015 aged 80 as we were informed in July, 2016 by his widow Fay.   From the NCP Bob Lee joined the Merchant Navy and spent 14 years at sea with interntional and Great Lakes shipping companies.  He then…

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Founders’ Day 2016 schedule

Founders’ Day 2016 – OPs from the 1970s and 2000s are the focus this year but ALL OPs will be most welcome. The programme for the day is as follows:   12.15pm:  Lunch on Big Side for OPs – bring your own picnic!   1300 – 1600:   T20 match between an OP X1 and the…

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M.B.B. Constant (51-55)

Michael Constant (51-55) died on 25th April, 2016 according to his widow Pip. His NCP contemporary Jonathan Firth (54-58) wrote:   “Mike was a friend and old shipmate. What follows is based on an account given by another old shipmate and great friend of his, John Butt, who was cruise director on the QE2 for…

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