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by Rennie Vickers
Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Common Room
Topic: Glyndwr Young, RGS Master 1948-52
Replies: 1
Views: 1474

Re: Glyndwr Young, RGS Master 1948-52

I'm sorry to learn of the passing of Glyn Young. He was my French & German teacher from 1948 to 1952 and I am grateful to him for enabling me to gain my O Levels in both subjects. He was also our form master for a couple of those years. He was a good teacher and a very pleasant man. He also took...
by Rennie Vickers
Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: 1940s/1950s Photos
Topic: 1949 School Photograph
Replies: 6
Views: 6448

Re: 1949 School Photograph

Alan Barrett has been in touch with me and has provided an additional name for the 1949 School Photograph. The updated lists may be viewed on Tony Hare's RGS website. Further contributions will be much appreciated.
by Rennie Vickers
Thu Dec 31, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: 1940s/1950s Photos
Topic: 1949 School Photograph
Replies: 6
Views: 6448

Re: 1949 School Photograph

Further updates have been made to 1949 School Photograph following a couple of additional names received from Michael Aldridge (1944-49). The revised lists can be viewed on Tony Hare's RGS website at http://www.rgs.tonyhare.co.uk/photos/1949/1949.htm Around 60% of the faces in the photograph have no...
by Rennie Vickers
Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: 1940s/1950s Photos
Topic: 1949 School Photograph
Replies: 6
Views: 6448

Re: 1949 School Photograph

I'm pleased to notify you that the additional names, recently contributed by Tony Barr & Peter Varley, have now been added to the 1949 school photograph. The updated listings can be viewed on Tony Hare's website:- http://www.rgs.tonyhare.co.uk/photos/1949/1949.htm The 49ers have put names to aro...
by Rennie Vickers
Mon Sep 14, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Common Room
Topic: Ground Control to Major Tom
Replies: 1
Views: 2969

Re: Ground Control to Major Tom

Hello Houston,
We visited the Kennedy Space Centre in the early 90's; no doubt much has changed since then. I'm sure that you will both find it to be one of the most interesting places on Planet Earth!
by Rennie Vickers
Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:56 pm
Forum: Common Room
Topic: Masters of the Mid 40's to Mid 50's
Replies: 18
Views: 12876

Re: Masters of the Mid 40's to Mid 50's

Well done Bob & David.
I knew you would make a good job of the Masters' page.
by Rennie Vickers
Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:07 pm
Forum: 1940s/1950s Photos
Topic: 1949 School Photograph
Replies: 6
Views: 6448

Re: 1949 School Photograph

I would like to advise everyone that the latest updates for the 1949 photograph, sent to Tony Hare this afternoon, can now be viewed on his website. if you spot any errors or can add more names please let me know as soon as possible.
by Rennie Vickers
Sun Aug 16, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: Common Room
Topic: Parent's evenings
Replies: 4
Views: 3274

Re: Parent's evenings

I'm sure that, thankfully, Parent's evenings were unknown during my RGS years 1947-1952.
by Rennie Vickers
Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:05 pm
Forum: Common Room
Topic: Calling all 49ers – yes you know who you are!
Replies: 4
Views: 2864

Re: Calling all 49ers – yes you know who you are!

The photograph at The Polecat was taken by a lady on the next table using my new digital camera. It was the first picture taken on it! David Wiltshire Hello David, I'm not really sure if I'm doing this reply correctly. This forum chatroom business is all new to me! Anyway, as it's been a bit quiet ...