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by J.R.
Thu May 23, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Thanks Giving Service for Barnes Wallis LP
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: Thanks Giving Service for Barnes Wallis LP

She passed away peacefully at her home in Birmingham on May 10th.

Information available on the Dambusters Blog on the web
by J.R.
Thu May 23, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Thanks Giving Service for Barnes Wallis LP
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: Thanks Giving Service for Barnes Wallis LP

....and on the same subject, I noted in our local news that his daughter died, I think last week, in her nineties. As a young girl, she was instrumental in her fathers experiments at their home at Effingham on the early development of the possibilities of producing the bouncing bomb using a catapaul...
by J.R.
Mon May 20, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Sheila and Peter Higgins - character references for Gary Dobbie
Replies: 22
Views: 1262

Re: Sheila and Peter Higgins - character references for Gary Dobbie

Your final question would be for Richardb to answer.

However, I think the answer is 'NO, without good reason
by J.R.
Sat May 18, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Sheila and Peter Higgins - character references for Gary Dobbie
Replies: 22
Views: 1262

Re: Sheila and Peter Higgins - character references for Gary Dobbie

Very interesting news, Charles, especially given the 'religious' connection.

Do you know their 'times' at CH ? Their names don't do a 'Quasimodo' with me.
by J.R.
Thu May 16, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: RIP James Herbertson
Replies: 6
Views: 425

Re: RIP James Herbertson

Sad news indeed. He was obviously after my time.

I did read the news report on a local web-site, but there was no name or details printed.
by J.R.
Thu May 16, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: What Doesn't Happen At CH These Days?
Replies: 72
Views: 8558

Re: What Doesn't Happen At CH These Days?

Foureyes wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 4:42 pm
Perhaps I have been a trifle remiss (nothing new there!), but I was not aware that the Grecians' Club had closed. Does that mean that the Grecian Houses have also closed? Can someone explain, please? :?:
David :shock:
Not as far as I'm aware.

Great Plum would be the best person to ask.
by J.R.
Sun May 12, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Anyone else who hated being at CH ?
Replies: 97
Views: 5667

Re: Anyone else who hated being at CH ?

I'd like to know if it was so patently obvious what was happening during your time at Horsham. I think this was covered in one of the other threads and the answer was "overall, it depended on how clued-in to the school gossip system/how popular you were". Speaking for myself, while Husband's affair...
by J.R.
Sun May 12, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Trial of Gary William Dobbie
Replies: 292
Views: 10001

Re: Trial of Gary William Dobbie

HMCH wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 11:47 am
Is there anyone who was at the trial who would be willing to PM me? I am interested in the character witness testimony.

I believe there were one or two who attended certain days of the trial. Unfortunately, I can't help more than that.
by J.R.
Fri May 10, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Bishop Peter Ball
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: Bishop Peter Ball

Breath holding time then.
by J.R.
Fri May 10, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Bishop Peter Ball
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: Bishop Peter Ball

It's the whole of the front page leader in the Daily Mail
by J.R.
Fri May 10, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Bishop Peter Ball
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Bishop Peter Ball

The press are really catching up fast, even involving H.R.H. Prince Charles.

One example:- https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-48214957

If you Google the Bishops name, there are many many more recent references in the press.
by J.R.
Thu May 09, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Anyone else who hated being at CH ?
Replies: 97
Views: 5667

Re: Anyone else who hated being at CH ?

I fear we are wandering way off topic.
by J.R.
Thu May 09, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Poulton, Cairncross, Sillett
Replies: 21
Views: 1068

Re: Poulton, Cairncross, Sillett

When is Phase 2 due to start ? If after the awaited sentencing of Dobbie, and the start and/or completion of the Martin trial, I would guess that they have a very good place to start, funds permitting, of course !
by J.R.
Wed May 08, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Trial of Gary William Dobbie
Replies: 292
Views: 10001

Re: Trial of Gary William Dobbie

Oh, the joys of social networking !