Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe
Old School Photos 1958-1967
OTHER MEMORABILIA: SCHOOL HISTORY, WYCOMBIENSIANS, GREY BOOKS,
PROGRAMMES, TEAM PHOTOS, ETC
History of the Royal Grammar School High Wycombe, 1562-1962 - a new (November 2015) feature. The 126-page official history of the school, written by LJ Ashford and CM Haworth and published by the school in 1962, is now available as a viewable/downloadable PDF file (5.31MBS).
The Wycombiensian - complete issues of The Wycombiensian from 1957 to 1972 as PDFs.
Grey Books - click here for some scans of old 'Grey Books' - the published School Lists, which you might find useful for checking out who was at the school in a given year. 1957 to 1970.
Speech Day Programmes - click here for scans of these very informative items which (among other things) list the universities where people went after leaving the RGS, as well as who won what school prize.
List of RGS Masters, up to 1972 - chronological list of every master who taught at the school from the foundation of the school until 1972, with date of appointment, date of leaving, subject(s) taught and in some cases dates of birth, death, biographical data and links to further information. Inevitably incomplete - any help with additional information welcome.
School Honours Board, 1907-75 - List of boys winning university academic awards, with some biog details.
Scandal Magazine, issues 7-18 - a sort of alternative school magazine, by the boys (and girls, of the Wycombe High School) for same, dating from the late 1950s. David Garnett, its founding editor, provides some background here.
Contributors - a list of everyone who has kindly contributed to this website. Many thanks to everyone.
Long-Serving Masters of the Tucker Era - from an appendix in the School History.
1962 - HM the Queen's Visit, 6 April: Souvenir Programme and Detailed Plan
1966 Obituary of Mr JCR Davies (RGS master, 1959-66), with info supplied by Peter Davies
1960 O-Level and 1962 A-Level Exams - sample the delights(?) of some ancient exam papers...
1961 School Prospectus - learn what early 1960s boys and parents were told about the school and how they were expected to behave (PDF file, 2.02mbs - you may have to rotate it using your browser/PDF handler to read). Contributed by Graham Smith.
1965 (March): E.R. Tucker Memorial Appeal - kindly contributed by Graham Poole (PDF 319kb)
Tony Wood's photos of the 1950s and 1960s - more relaxed than other photos on the website, featuring small boys flicking V-signs at the camera(!), Tylers Wood boarders, CCF/RN trips and lots more besides. Many thanks to Tony Wood (RGS 1954-61) for sharing these photos with us.
Mark Forrester's photos of the 1950s and 1960s - similar to Tony Wood's collection, centring on Tyler's Wood in about 1959/60.
1959 Tyler's Wood Boarding House group photo - kindly contributed by Mark Forrester.
1955 Tyler's Wood Boarding House group photo - borrowed from the Old Boys' Newsletter, 2007.
1959, 1960 and 1962 - three CCF Band photos - kindly provided by Peter Archer. EDITED (2014): three photos from 1960 added, provided by Ian Bevan.
Ian Cole's CCF photos, 1969-71 - a slightly later generation of boys in these photos and not many have been identified so far. Many thanks to Ian Cole (RGS 1965-71) for sharing these photos with us.
Steve Mallows' Photos from the 1970s - some photos submitted by Steve Mallows (RGS 1970-76). Though these are of a relatively recent vintage (from a mere 40 years ago!), they feature "oldies but goldies" - Taffy Davies, Bilge Leighton-Jones, David "Benny" Jones, and a very youthful Roy Page.
1956/57 Rugby Junior Colts XV - photo supplied by John Comer
1961/62 Rugby 1st XV - photo supplied by Mark Forrester
1961/62 Rugby 2nd XV, kindly sent in by Nicholas Brandes
1961/62 Rugby 3rd XV, kindly sent in by Peter Archer
1961/62 Rugby U13 XV - photo supplied by Jon Killingley
1962/63 Tennis - Youll Cup Winners - photos supplied by David Orchard
1962/63 Rugby 1st XV - photo supplied by Mark Forrester
1962/63 Rugby 2nd XV, kindly sent in by Nicholas Brandes
1962/63 Rugby 3rd XV, kindly sent in by John Jeskins
1962/63 Form 5UY photo, kindly sent in by Vincent Smith
1963/64 Tennis - Youll Cup Winners - photos supplied by David Davies
1963/64 Rugby 1st XV - photo supplied by David Andrew (posted 14 April 2010)
1963/64 Rugby 2nd XV - photo kindly sent by Arpad Turmezei (posted 25 February 2009)
1963/64 Rugby 4th XV
1963/64 Rugby Under-12s XV - scan kindly provided by Bob Davies
1963/64 Cricket Colts - sent in by Peter Colley
1963/64 'The Bacchae' - programme, plus review by Richard Snelling
1963/64 'Ruddigore' G&S Cast Photo - kindly sent by Alex Gray
1963/64 Form 2A Photo - sent in by Roland Denning
1963/64 Form 2E Photo - plus my own extended reminiscences of that class and the masters that taught us, including Boss Tucker, 'Crappy' Hett, 'Taffy' Davies, etc, etc.
1963/64 Form 3X Photo - sent in by Adrian Broadway
1963/64 Form 3Y Photo - sent in by Alex Gray
1963/64 Form 3A Photo - sent in by Derek Prior
1963/64 Form 3SB Photo - sent in by Peter Burgoyne
1964/65 'The Pirates of Penzance' - photo sent by Adrian Broadway.
1964/65 Rugby 1st XV - photo kindly sent by Arpad Turmezei
1964/65 Rugby Under-14 XV - scan kindly provided by Adrian Broadway
1964/65 Rugby Under-13 XV - scan kindly provided by Bob Davies
1964/65 Cross Country 1st Team - photo kindly sent by Alan Rainbow
1965/66 Rugby 1st XV - photo kindly sent by Jon Killingley
1965/66 Cross Country 1st Team - photo kindly sent by Alan Rainbow
1965/66 Form 2B Photo - photo kindly sent by Bill Barksfield
1965/66 Form 2D Photo - photo kindly sent by Paul Wood
1967 Jug Band - photo kindly provided by Trevor Toms and Adrian Broadway.
1967 CCF Camp, Chivenor - photo kindly provided by Robin Stibbon
1967/68 Rugby 2nd XV - scan kindly provided by Bob Davies
1967/68 Cross Country 1st Team - photo kindly sent by Peter Burgoyne
1967/68 Chess 1st Team - photo kindly sent by Peter Burgoyne
1967/68 Chess 2nd team - scanned by John Saunders
1970/71 Classical Sixth - scanned by Isabella Eastham
1972/73 Hockey 2nd XI - photo kindly sent by Nick Berendt
1973/74 Hockey 2nd XI - photo kindly sent by Nick Berendt
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