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by montagu
Mon May 04, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Looking for "Book of Housey Slang"
Replies: 1
Views: 507

Looking for "Book of Housey Slang"

Hi there, I believe there's a book out there called "A Book of Housey Slang", compiled by Gerald Atkinson (Pe B 17 - 24). Does anyone know where I can purchase a copy? Or is there anyone on the forum who would be kind enough to lend it to me/ scan me some pages? I'm based in the UK and would be happ...
by montagu
Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Best place for 1920-1940 Memories, Anecdotes, Reminiscence
Replies: 5
Views: 1208

Best place for 1920-1940 Memories, Anecdotes, Reminiscence

Hello all, Some of you were kind enough to help me track down some information on an Old Blue who attended CH from 1922-30 as part of a research project I am undertaking. Perhaps you can help again- I'm trying to get a taste for what life was like for boys at CH during that period from a pupil's per...
by montagu
Fri Jan 23, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Edward Beauclerk Maurice: Old Blue, circa 1924-30
Replies: 8
Views: 1346

Re: Edward Beauclerk Maurice: Old Blue, circa 1924-30

Thank you, Kit! You've been a huge help!
by montagu
Sun Jan 18, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Edward Beauclerk Maurice: Old Blue, circa 1924-30
Replies: 8
Views: 1346

Re: Edward Beauclerk Maurice: Old Blue, circa 1924-30

Doctor Smellcroft wrote:Just dispatched it, but it doesn’t seem to be in my sent messages or in my outbox, so I’m mystified. Let me know if it hasn’t reached you and I’ll try again.
Haven't received anything, I'm afraid.
by montagu
Sun Jan 18, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Edward Beauclerk Maurice: Old Blue, circa 1924-30
Replies: 8
Views: 1346

Re: Edward Beauclerk Maurice: Old Blue, circa 1924-30

Thanks very much- I eagerly await it! :)
by montagu
Sun Jan 18, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Edward Beauclerk Maurice: Old Blue, circa 1924-30
Replies: 8
Views: 1346

Edward Beauclerk Maurice: Old Blue, circa 1924-30

Hello, Old Blues! I am doing a research project on Edward Beauclerk Maurice, an Old Blue who attended Christ's Hospital until 1930. Though I am still unsure of when exactly he joined, there is a picture of his brothers, Phillip and Harold, at the St. Matthew's day parade in 1924, so at the moment I ...