Soccer at the College

    This rather grainy black-and-white photo has been donated by Richard Givan (57-60).   It shows a real rarity in the history of the Nautical College – a College soccer team which took the field to play a game against the Stewards in November, 1960. The team is:   Back row (ltor): Les Byrne,…

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Philip Bellamy (48-53)

Philip Bellamy (48-53) lives in Switzerland. In retirement he spends much of his “free” time making radio-controlled boats and now has a fleet of some 30 or more boats, most of which are models from the Coastal Forces. Through model boat building he got to know another OP resident of Switzerland – Chris Gilson-Taylor (57-61).…

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In the early 1960s

Mike Beavington (59-63) has been rooting around in his attic and discovered some photos of his time at the Nautical College. If you can fill in any names, please let us know at op@pangbourne.com          Bowden/Harbinger entry summer 1960 – Sitting (ltor): Mike Beavington, Nigel Hollebone, Quentin Parker.  Standing (ltor): Julian Coles,   Tim Dow,…

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Centenary reunion dinner in Hong Kong

                  Michael Duck (69-74) reports:   “We celebrated the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Pangbourne College on February 28th in fine form at the Hong Kong Club in the beautiful Hong Kong room.  A splendid dinner was held, attended by the following people :   Thomas…

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Margaret Points (1927 – 2017)

Margaret Points, the wife of the former Headmaster Peter Points, died on 23rd January, 2017 aged 89 following a stroke. Her funeral was held on 21st February at Holy Trinity Church, Wonston, close to her retirement home in Sutton Scotney, Hampshire. Robin Paterson and John Fisher represented the OP Society and there was a large…

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