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by Tony Hare
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: What's New on Tony's Website?
Topic: Peter Smith (1941 -1948)
Replies: 0
Views: 128

Peter Smith (1941 -1948)

Peter's daughter Amanda recently emailed me:- "My father died in February this year (2018) and I have found an old photo album belonging to him. One of his photos is “The classical sixth RGS ‘48” with the names of his fellow students written underneath The names are Putnam, Peatey, Butler, my f...
by Tony Hare
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: What's New on Tony's Website?
Topic: More on the G&S operettas
Replies: 0
Views: 1956

More on the G&S operettas

Roger File remembers his roles in the G&S operettas http://www.rgs.tonyhare.co.uk/gands/operettas.htm#File
by Tony Hare
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: What's New on Tony's Website?
Topic: 49ers meet again
Replies: 0
Views: 1017

49ers meet again

Once again the 49ers report on their latest meetings, the 18th and 19th in the series stretching back to 2009.
View report and photo at http://www.rgs.tonyhare.co.uk/miscellan ... #April2017
by Tony Hare
Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Where Are They Now?
Topic: Ted Woodward (1931-2017)
Replies: 1
Views: 1012

Re: Ted Woodward (1931-2017)

John D Taylor ex BFP Sports Writer has penned an obituary http://www.rgs.tonyhare.co.uk/miscellaneous/miscellaneous.htm
by Tony Hare
Tue May 12, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: What's New on Tony's Website?
Topic: Sir Peter Fry
Replies: 0
Views: 4424

Sir Peter Fry

Today we heard the sad news that one of the "49ers" Sir Peter Fry (RGS 1941-49) has passed away. Read more on the 49ers page
by Tony Hare
Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: What's New on Tony's Website?
Topic: Wycombiensians
Replies: 2
Views: 3003

Re: Wycombiensians

I have just added the 1950 September edition. I am now worrying that GCHQ or the CIA will spot the prohibited word in the title of the article on page 783 and make me redact it or even take the website down. I have also added a couple of items which came to light while scanning these old book, namel...
by Tony Hare
Fri Jan 02, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: What's New on Tony's Website?
Topic: Wycombiensians
Replies: 2
Views: 3003

Wycombiensians

January 2015 Finally I have finished scanning all the Wycombiensians sent to me by the Fabulaous Fortyniners, without whose help this website would be much leaner. Now's your chance for a good read while passing all that time you'll soon be spending on your gardens, cruisin' holidays etc. Please see...
by Tony Hare
Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Common Room
Topic: Memories of 1940s Masters
Replies: 2
Views: 2992

Re: Memories of 1940s Masters

Bernarr (Ben) Rainbow was born in Battersea, London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernarr_Rainbow
by Tony Hare
Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: What's New on Tony's Website?
Topic: November 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 3435

November 2013

John Peatey (1968 - 1973) reports on his role as Yum Yum in the 1968 production of The Mikado

Ron Wynands scanned the Greybook for 1940 which was kindly donated by the family of DW and RA Davis.

Rennie Vickers sent a photo and words to describe the 12th meeting of the 49ers
by Tony Hare
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: Common Room
Topic: The day we declared war on the prefects
Replies: 7
Views: 7058

Re: The day we declared war on the prefects

My vote goes for 55/56. I remember the mass caning as I was present. My recollection is that the whole school was assembled in the hall and all those who took part were asked to come forward to be caned. In addition I seem to remember the guilty ones were fined sixpence. Boys claiming to be non-part...