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by Trongon Charsley
Thu Aug 24, 2023 8:59 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Amelia White (in the Daily Mail) deplores her CH years
Replies: 28
Views: 134207

Amelia White (in the Daily Mail) deplores her CH years

She writes that her experience at the school (1986-91) was a punishment and blighted her life. Sad reading.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/arti ... y-now.html
by Trongon Charsley
Wed Jun 07, 2023 12:23 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Guardian obituary of Jenny Warner
Replies: 1
Views: 3924

Guardian obituary of Jenny Warner

…who attended CH Hertford in the Forties and later co-founded Manchester University's faculty in speech pathology and therapy:

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... r-obituary
by Trongon Charsley
Tue Apr 04, 2023 12:33 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Guardian obituary of Pearl Norman
Replies: 2
Views: 7050

Guardian obituary of Pearl Norman

…who as K D P Harris was in Ward 4 at Hertford from 1937 to 1943:

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... n-obituary
by Trongon Charsley
Wed Apr 06, 2022 5:25 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Henry Huggins remembered
Replies: 0
Views: 33060

Henry Huggins remembered

"One of the legends of forensic science" in Victoria, Australia, Henry Huggins (Peele A 1941-48) died earlier this year. At the foot of this page is a sound recording in which (starting at 2:24 and ending at 4:11) three of his best-known cases are recalled. (Don't be misled by the photo: i...
by Trongon Charsley
Wed Apr 06, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Tributes to Francis Warner
Replies: 0
Views: 33292

Tributes to Francis Warner

The Oxford don, poet and dramatist was in Middleton B from 1947 to 1954. He died in December last year.

https://www.spc.ox.ac.uk/news/francis-warner-1937-2021
by Trongon Charsley
Wed Apr 06, 2022 5:03 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Guardian obituary of Adrian Reith
Replies: 2
Views: 2177

Re: Guardian obituary of Adrian Reith

This website includes a video of Adrian's "life celebration" and is asking for people's recollections of him:

https://celebrateadrianreith.com/
by Trongon Charsley
Wed Apr 06, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Guardian obituary of Peter Padfield
Replies: 0
Views: 33193

Guardian obituary of Peter Padfield

Well known as a nautical historian, he was in Thornton A between 1941 and 1948.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/ ... d-obituary
by Trongon Charsley
Wed Apr 06, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Guardian obituary of Adrian Reith
Replies: 2
Views: 2177

Guardian obituary of Adrian Reith

The man who brought us the Street Child Football World Cup was in Barnes A & Peele A from 1966 to 1973. An occasional contributor to this forum, he was the son of the Rev Ivor Reith (Peele B 1926-34).

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... h-obituary
by Trongon Charsley
Wed Apr 06, 2022 4:43 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Guardian obituary of Robert Ashe
Replies: 0
Views: 33329

Guardian obituary of Robert Ashe

A stalwart of the UNHCR, he was in Thornton A from 1966 to 1970 (and presumably in a junior and/or Prep house before that). The writer is his brother John Ashe (same senior house & dates) , the former Archdeacon of Lynn. Their younger brother is Andrew Ashe (Barnes A & Coleridge A, 1970-75) ...
by Trongon Charsley
Sat Jul 03, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: We knew him as the Viscount Corvedale
Replies: 4
Views: 3602

We knew him as the Viscount Corvedale

Sadly, he died last month after 45 years as Earl Baldwin of Bewdley. He was a master at CH Horsham from 1970 to 1974. The Telegraph sums him up as "defender of his grandfather Stanley's political reputation and advocate of complementary medicine". You may need to be registered with the Tel...
by Trongon Charsley
Sat Jun 05, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Obituary of Paul Rose (Peele A 1944-51)
Replies: 3
Views: 2231

Re: Obituary of Paul Rose (Peele A 1944-51)

Thank you for that, not that I knew either of the OBs, but my grandfather, also a cleric, retired to the same place, College of St Barnabas, Lingfield. it was good to learn it is still going, as my grandfather died in the 60s When I arrived at CH in the late Sixties, the Revd George Kendall Allen (...
by Trongon Charsley
Fri May 14, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Sixty paintings by Rodney Hamel
Replies: 0
Views: 33595

Sixty paintings by Rodney Hamel

…who taught at CH Horsham for the academic year 1974-75, and made quite an impact:

https://sites.google.com/site/rodhamelart/
by Trongon Charsley
Thu May 13, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Sad news of Norman Dovey
Replies: 0
Views: 33841

Sad news of Norman Dovey

Only just seen this press report that Norman Dovey (Horsham Staff 1975-1980) died following a cycling accident last August, aged 74.

https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/norman-dov ... te-1582164
by Trongon Charsley
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Thomas Barnes saluted by Reggie Watters
Replies: 0
Views: 33289

Thomas Barnes saluted by Reggie Watters

If you happen to belong to the select minority of subscribers to History Today , or you're willing to shell out £8.95 for seven days' access to its website, here's an article by the late Reggie Watters (Horsham Staff 1967-87) on the great editor of the Times Thomas Barnes (CH 1796-1804) : https://ww...