OBA Dinner 2013 - more photos and "1963 intake" memorabilia

Stephen Lynas has supplied us with a couple of photos from the Annual Dinner, held on 23 March, together with a school photo of the Form 5A in 1967.  Amazingly, Stephen has also been able to supply all the names on the school photo!

RJY Evans_02   RJY Spall_01

In the picture on the left, the Revd Stanley Evans and Richard Yelland (1963-70) are looking at the 5th form photo from 1967 (reproduced below). Stanley taught English for a short time and Richard is showing him the 5 people on the photo who were present.

BGS 5th Form 1967 1


BGS Form 5A – 1967 

Back Row (L-R)

Nick ‘Fish’ Eales – father had chemists shop at Halfway, Sheerness

Chris Mackett (father had chemists shop in Sittingbourne High Street. Career in Probation service

Stephen ‘Hairy’ Lynas

Adrian ‘Tash’ Tasker – lived at Woodstock, went to work for IBM/Burroughs, I believe

Graham Leech – civil engineering career, now in Stalybridge

Stephen ‘Primo’ Farnworth – joined the school from Lancashire, still in Sittingbourne

Andy McKie

M Wildish

Steve Pegg

Middle row (L-R)

Johnny Crowder

Les Dangerfield

Maurice ‘Dido’ Dye

Graham Harris

Alan Foster

Anthony ‘Tone’ Denton

Pete ‘Puss’ Gwillim – lived in Teynham

Pete ‘Spunky’ Spall

Pete ‘Sarnie’ Andrews – so called because he, unusually for those days brought a packed lunch to school; and to distinguish him from Jan Andrews

Front row (L-R) 

Andrew Dickson – now in Canada

Dave ‘Prof’ Newman

Dave Hodges – from Bapchild

Peter ‘Totlet’ Wheatley – son of Tot Wheatley, the maths teacher

Graham Brignall

R Baker

John ‘Jan’ Andrews

John Penny

Richard ‘Woggles’ Yelland

The Form Master was the wonderful Roy 'Prune' Hill


Stephen Lynas