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by Doctor Smellcroft
Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:18 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: New Year Honours
Replies: 1
Views: 669

New Year Honours

CBE: Prof David Millar Clark, FBA (Oxford)
National Clinical Adviser, Department of Health. For services to Mental Health.

I feel this must be David M Clark (MdA 64-72). Can anyone confirm?
by Doctor Smellcroft
Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:01 am
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Gruesome Encounter of the Newsome Kind
Replies: 61
Views: 16090

Re: Gruesome Encounter of the Newsome Kind

Newsome's daughter Louise - the historical novelist A L Berridge - writes about her father here:

http://the-history-girls.blogspot.co.uk ... ridge.html
by Doctor Smellcroft
Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Death of Winston Fletcher, "adland's conscience"
Replies: 1
Views: 678

Re: Winston Fletcher

This is his obituary in the Telegraph : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/9534191/Winston-Fletcher.html "A bright child, Winston won a scholarship to Christ's Hospital in Horsham, but his career there was brief: 'It was full of posh boys and was all about sport, which I hated,' he recalled....
by Doctor Smellcroft
Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Anybody throw any light on this from the archives at all?
Replies: 1
Views: 631

Re: Anybody throw any light on this from the archives at al

Yes, this sad episode is the subject of the first chapter of Christ's Hospital: The Last Years In London by C M E Seaman (ThA, BaB 20-27, Headmaster 55-70). Unfortunately I can't find my copy just now, but I remember the story is told with shrewdness and compassion.
by Doctor Smellcroft
Tue May 15, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Death of Michael Butler
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Re: Death of Michael Butler

Interesting follow-up letter from Kira Cochrane (Old Blue, dates?), Michael's presentee:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/global/2012/m ... sfeed=true
by Doctor Smellcroft
Mon May 07, 2012 3:35 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Death of Michael Butler
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Death of Michael Butler

An appreciative Guardian obituary of M R D Butler (Peele B 1940-48, Governor):

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/ ... r-obituary
by Doctor Smellcroft
Wed May 02, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Death of Nigel Farrell
Replies: 5
Views: 3002

Re: Death of Nigel Farrell

Just discovered there's a parallel thread about Nigel's death here:

http://www.chforum.com/php/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=4062
by Doctor Smellcroft
Wed May 02, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Siblings in different Houses
Replies: 38
Views: 3369

Re: Siblings in different Houses

Kit Bartlett wrote:Have we ever had triplets at CH?
Yes - the models and actors Eliot, Julian and Ryan Gregory were all at CH from 1995 to 2002.

(Five years later they gave this interview: http://www.movmnt.com/army-of-three-int ... 04084.html)
by Doctor Smellcroft
Tue May 01, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: More sad news
Replies: 15
Views: 3600

Ron Lorimer's Thanksgiving Service

I hope that we will hear news of his funeral as I would like to go. If anyone has news of this please would they post it. Details were in The Guardian the other day. Cremation was private but there's to be a Thanksgiving Service at St Mary's Church, Chiddingstone, Kent this Friday (4th May) at 2.00...
by Doctor Smellcroft
Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Even more sad news
Replies: 5
Views: 1399

Re: Even more sad news

Sad news indeed. He was himself an Old Blue (Coleridge B 1931-40) and later a Governor.
by Doctor Smellcroft
Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: On Radio 4 this week
Replies: 0
Views: 706

On Radio 4 this week

Alex Lanipekun (LaA 92-99) co-stars with Kenneth Cranham in the three-part police drama The Interrogation on BBC Radio 4 at 2.15pm this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Some details:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/progin ... ation.html