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Searching for information on my father Richard Diddams

Post by Caroline » Thu May 10, 2012 1:08 am

My father was a pupil at CH from approx 1922 - 1929. He was born in 1911, but I am unsure when he first attended CH. He died when I was 18months old in 1965,and I have very little information about him, as all his family, apart from me, are also deceased.
Is there a way to find old records of students at CH from that time?
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Post by Mid A 15 » Thu May 10, 2012 10:37 am

Caroline wrote:My father was a pupil at CH from approx 1922 - 1929. He was born in 1911, but I am unsure when he first attended CH. He died when I was 18months old in 1965,and I have very little information about him, as all his family, apart from me, are also deceased.
Is there a way to find old records of students at CH from that time?
Thank you.
Welcome to the forum Caroline.

I suggest in the first instance you contact the museum.

http://www.christs-hospital.org.uk/scho ... museum.php

I should also mention the School magazine called The Blue which might have had an obituary of your father possibly and perhaps mention of him during his schooldays too. I believe there is a complete set at the School, possibly in the museum.

There are posters on here who may be able to give you better advice.
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Post by J.R. » Thu May 10, 2012 2:22 pm

Welcome to the site Caroline.

I have now moved your initial post to this forum.

Regards.

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Post by Mid A 15 » Thu May 10, 2012 5:17 pm

I know next to nothing about Wests' Gifts etc but Diddams is a name shown on this website.


http://www.west-group.org/docs/newsletterindex.pdf

Someone else might be able to point you in the right direction to find out more.
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