A break on the Broads 1961

                      From the bulging historic photographic portfolio of Andrew Herbert (58-62) via Sam Strachan (58-62) in Melbourne, Australia and originally from Brian Panisset (58-63) who lives in New South Wales, a bit north of Sydney, we received the image above of Pangbournianjs at play taken…

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A Most Fortuitous Meeting

  In December, 1983 Jon Beadon (62-67) was sailing down the Red Sea to the Seychelles in a 50-foot steel ketch called ‘NYATI’. Nyati is the Zulu word for buffalo, and although the boat was far too beautiful to be likened to a buffalo, she was extremely tough and agile, just like her bovine namesake.…

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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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