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by phyllis
Fri May 23, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: J H Page
Replies: 8
Views: 2539

Re: J H Page

John H Page married Carol M Macnutt in 1959 in Horsham. She was born in 1938 also in Horsham.
by phyllis
Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:44 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Memorable Sermons
Replies: 30
Views: 5724

Re: Memorable Sermons

The chaplain many will remember from Hertford days was the Rev Walker but even more may remember a sermon preached by his elderly father, in which he thumped the pulpit and said 'It made my boil blood'. Naturally we laughed, or more probably, sniggered and ended up being upbraided in many school les...
by phyllis
Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1985)
Replies: 16
Views: 3125

Re: Dining Hall Clock - Christ's Hosplital, Hertford (1879-1

I have a photograph (currently not in digital format) of the clock in situ in the Hertford Dining room, above the round portrait of Edward VI, which is between the portraits of Charles II and? a lady whose identity I cannot remember. I am seeing another OB 'girl' tomorrow and will ask if she knows. ...
by phyllis
Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:43 pm
Forum: Looking for....
Topic: Old Blue Scientists???
Replies: 10
Views: 2268

Re: Old Blue Scientists???

I believe that the chemistry lab at Hertford went to the Science museum when the girls moved to Horsham. We were always told this was because of its importance as the first Science lab for girls in the UK. I don't believe it has ever been on display but is/was located in the basement at the mueum.
by phyllis
Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: OB needs your votes !
Replies: 5
Views: 1011

Re: OB needs your votes !

Sadly, Lucy did not win but is, of course, continuing to raise funds to support her orphans. She has set up a Just Giving page so you may wish to send her a Christmas gift for her charity.
by phyllis
Tue May 24, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Hertford Memories
Topic: Herts Memories
Replies: 17
Views: 3746

Re: Herts Memories

Just thought you might like to know that the replica uniforms were made for the play 'The Pattern of Charity' performed at Hertford as part of the Quartercentenary celebrations in 1953. There is a photograph of one scene from the play in the book 'Christ's Hospital Four Hundred Years Old' which depi...
by phyllis
Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Replies: 53
Views: 6278


I was interested to read these posts but if the photos are to go into an official book about CH uniform may I point out that a cape is a short, sleeveless outer garment while what was made for the girls was a cloak ie a long, usually sleeveless outer garment. I remember a meeting at Hertford just be...