Successful Over-60s lunch

A second lunch for Over-60s OPs was held at the Turf Club in central London on November 10th. A full house of 34 OPs plus the Headmaster Thomas Garnier and the Honorary Vice President of the OP Society Lionel Stephens attended the lunch which had been organised by Turf Club member and OP Soc. chairman…

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C.B. HEALD (43-46)

Colin B. Heald (43-46) died of cancer on October 1st, 2011, aged 82. He was a former governor of Dartmoor Prison. A half-page obituary appeared in The Times from which much of this account is taken together with memories provided by his friend Roger Slater (57-61) and material taken from his daughter Fiona’s Eulogy at…

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Kevin Price (76-81)

Kevin has spent most of his working life in the construction industry. He found that writing poetry helped him to cope with the sudden loss of his daughter in 2009 and soon after he turned to writing rhyming children’s stories. Subsequently he left the construction business and in 2010 set up his own children’s publishing…

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OP storming Waterstone’s

Children’s book publisher Kevin Price (76-81) has a record sales day in west London. OP Kevin Price, currently on a nationwide tour of Waterstone’s book stores, notched up record sales for a day while visiting the Chiswick branch of the store October 22. Helped by a sunny day, plenty of customers and the support of…

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C.A. Latimer (43-47)

Courtenay Latimer (43-47) died suddenly on 12 September, 2011, aged 78. Known as Corky, he enjoyed his time at the NCP and left Pangbourne to do his national service in the Army, writes Lionel Stephens. Commissioned into the Royal Army Service Corps, Courtenay hoped that his love of boats and his nautical background would enable…

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Anthony Clifford (75-82)

“Anthony Clifford (1975 –1982) is organising a Reunion Dinner in the summer of 2012 for everyone who joined Pangbourne in 1977 (or for those who joined the junior school in ’75). To date he has found approximately 50% of his old classmates and would like to be in contact with anybody interested in attending a…

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Claud Brandt (51-55)

It is a very long time since I last communicated with the OP Society but having just visited the web site and read news about some OP’s whom I vaguely remember from my days (1951 – 1955)at Pangbourne I thought I must drop a line.When I left Pangbourne I wanted to enter the MN but…

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J.P.W. METCALFE (42-45)

Warwick Metcalfe (42-45), for many years Art teacher at Uppingham School, died in May, 2011, at the age of 83. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease in his last years. His son Alistair gave the Eulogy at his funeral to a packed church in Uppingham. In part he said: Warwick was the son of…

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OPs beat the College at The Berkshire

Excellent afternoon at The Berkshire October 12. OPGS Secretary Charlie Parry (81-85) writes: “By all accounts everyone enjoyed the afternoon and the course. I have already spoken to the society Secretary at The Berkshire and they are happy to offer us another date for next year!  Date to be confirmed, but will be in early…

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OPs win annual golf match with the College

Close encounter October 12 at The Berkshire GC goes OPs’ way. OPGS Secretary Charlie Parry (81-85) writes: “By all accounts everyone enjoyed the afternoon and the course. I have already spoken to the society Secretary at The Berkshire and they are happy to offer us another date for next year!  Date to be confirmed, but…

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