Assemblies written by J G Bromfield, some teaching notes and CCF Range Qualification Notes from 1975, name badge as Deputy Head Master.
Photos of C N Taylor,(Head of History 1987 - 2013) (with Adam Frost) E Schaerli,(Mod Langs) G P (Gary ) Woods (Mod Langs
J G Bromfield's photo albums containing photos of various colts rugby sides which he ran 1973 - 1986, Cricket 1st Xis and touring sides 1977 - 2015, Staff photos, some trip and activity photos during his career
A S Edwards, Chaplain 1975 - 1982
C M Denyer Head of Biology 1956(??) - 1976, also photo of Chris Denyer showing How not to invigilate,
M R Burke, PE 1973 - 1989,
Kevin J Davies - Physices. Jean C Giles, English 1970 - 1994, Senior Mistress 1977 - 1994, John Pearce, Head of Geography, then Exams 1970 - 2000. N R Poore Biology 1978 - date
Philip Rossiter - Music, Josette Howlett, French, Chris J Bates, Head of Modern Languages (staff 1981 - date) Karen Harris, English, later (Karen Rogers) PR and marketing.
Mrs K Edmundson ( Music 85 - 88)
Rev A J Ellery School Chaplain 1982 - 1989
Vince and Carole Hagedorn Staff Maths/Foreign Langauges
Miss Mairi Wallace, Home Economics
D Copsey 1966- 2002. - recollections on Chemistry and the library.
Miss Marilyn Paul, French - later Mrs Banks
A V G Hagedorn and J G Anderson - on Fete Day 1975.
Rev Tony Edwards, Andreas Pourgourides Tom Smith Clive Pearson Trevor Newsom in Common Room
Ian Richards, Chris Bates, Josette Howlett, in Calais
Miss Amanda Barton later Mrs Derrick - Staff, Chemistry 1981 - 85, OBE Dec 2011
Joanna Barfield Chris Bates. Staff Modern Languages
Martin Connelly Music 1974 - 80. Invigilating in Great Hall
Jim W Feris Classics - 1972 - 78,
Staff v leavers hockey Paul Larkin ( Pupil) Hagedorn, Baker, Jon Steward ( pupil) Anderson Missing
Photos: Miss Elaine Vaughan Johncey Girls PE, RAF Section CCF. M R Burke, Mike Burke ( PE) Vince Hagedorn, John Ford (Physics) at Swimming Gala. Keith Ferdinando. History 1974 - 1981, Keith Ferdinando and Trevor "Tiger" Newsom Physics in 1970s. Clive Pearson Economics 1976 - date. CHP with perm! MrsE A Potter
Staff v Leavers hockey Ferris, Giles, Bernard Collyer, Classics, 1967- 1978, Housemaster School ( Boarding House)
Photos, Christopher M Denyer Biology, 1956 - 1976, J G Anderson French 1973 - 1978, B C Collyer (1967 1978), D J Hawkins Staff v Leavers Hockey Photos of D J Hawkins 1973 - 1978 Roman soldier at fete, S W (Bill) Jeffrey Chemistry 1971 - 1978. J A S (Jim) Wilson Head of Biology 1976 - 1996
Photos : E J Richardson, Mrs Dorothy Richardson, Dr K J Cooper, A V G Hagedorn, D J Hawkins, C N Taylor, Miss A Barton, C J Bates, D G Morgan, A M Pourgourides 1974 - 2006, R W A Messenger (1972- 79), J E Ford, B Oswald, B C Collyer, Classics, House Master North, then School House, Staff 1966 - 1978. G N E Lageard, Head Of Languages and Housemaster East House. J D Pearce & D J Hawkins Geography field trip, Eric Richardson, Woodwork,Sea Souts & Resident Master 1970 - 1980, Vince Hagedorn Maths and sometime Sea Scouts and in charge of hockey 1967 - 1985, Dave Hawkins Geography and Resident Master 1973 - 1977, C N Taylor.
M R Burke, Mike Burke ( PE) Vince Hagedorn, John Ford (Physics) at Swimming Gala
Photos : John H Dunston Mod Languages, Head of Modern Languages, founder of Bancroft's Singers. Later Head of Sibford School then Leighton Park School. Inc photos of Boulogne staff trip 1983, with Miss Mary Moylan ( later Mrs Mary Bromfield), photo of Mary Bromfield ( nee Moylan) with Netball players at practice, A P MacLeod, R F Tatam, C J Bates, Miss A Tamplin, W Caldow (OB) Mrs B Caldow, Mrs Jean Giles, D H Giles, J D Pearce.
Photos: J P E Betts, Snooker in SCR, Paul Betts Physics 1972 - 1976,Andreas Pourgourides Maths 1974 - 2006, John Ford Physics 1976 - 1980,Ben Franklin Physics and House Master East House.
R W A Messenger Missing
Eric Richardson, Woodwork,Sea Souts & Resident Master 1970 - 1980, Vince Hagedorn Maths and sometime Sea Scouts and in charge of hockey 1967 - 1985, Dave Hawkins Geography and Resident Master 1973 - 1977 Missing
Various staff photos, A M Pourgourides 1974 - 2006, Miss A Barton, Dr C J Bates, D G Morgan, R W A Messenger (1972- 79), J E Ford, B Oswald, B C Collyer, Classics, House Master North, then School House, Staff 1966 - 1978. G N E Lageard, Head Of Languages and Housemaster East House. J D Pearce & D J Hawkins Geography field trip, Eric Richardson, Woodwork,Sea Souts & Resident Master 1970 - 1980, Vince Hagedorn Maths and sometime Sea Scouts and in charge of hockey 1967 - 1985, Dave Hawkins Geography and Resident Master 1973 - 1977, C H Pearson & Mrs E A Potter, C N Taylor.
Keith Ferdinando. History 1974 - 1981, Keith Ferdinando and Trevor "Tiger" Newsom Physics in 1970s
Roy Millett Second Master 1970 - 1995, Carl Murray Head of Classics, House Master School twice, Boarders 1968 - 1970 and day house 1978 - 1997, CCF 1960 - 1983. ?? Missing
John Dunston and Chris Dolan, Director of Music 1967 - 1992, Sports Day announcers Missing
Roy Millett and Jeremy Bromfield Leavers evening bar! Dr Mike Lynch OB became head of Autonomy and lead Patron of the Bancroft's Foundation which was launched Feb 6th 2012. Missing
Clive Pearson Economics 1976 - date. CHP with perm!
Nick Poore Staff 1978 - 2013. Recollections . I K Drake Staff 1960 - 70
Recollections : V C Smeaton & R A Howgrave-Graham, Staff 1987 - 2007. W M Caldow 1940 - 46 and Mrs B Caldow on music at Bancroft's 1945 - 1999
George Haines B.E.M. School Porter 1886 - 1949, including photo of door plate for the former Porter's Lodge - plate now positioned under portrait of George in School Dining Hall
Robin Curtis English, CCF RAF, Master i/c Cricket & drama productions 1970 - 1976
J G Anderson, K Delaney, R H Curtis, C A Colinese ( later Hagedorn.) bridge in common room.
Miss Mairi Wallace, A V G Hagedorn Miss C Colinese ( later Hagedorn)
Photos: Rev Jeff Parsons,School Chaplain 1972 - 1975 later Vicar of Aybridge and eventually Dean of Hobart, Tasmania. Photo with Rev J L Parsons G N E Lageard J P E Betts R E Mackie ( On exchange from USA with S W Jeffrey 1974 -75)
K J Delaney, M R Burke, A V G Hagedorn, E J Richardson, R H Curtis lining up for school photo.
Rev W C Winterton Staff 1883 - 1926, Photo and notes. Bancroft's Hospital - Mile End. Hand drawn ground plan 1883 - 1886 by Rev W C Winterton, Master 1883 - 1926, with written description
Recollections… Sally Anne Huk, S P (Penny) Thompson. C A F Butler on the re-emergence of Football at Bancroft's post 2005, Gareth Watkins on TAAL, John Raw on Badminton post 2010.
Rev William Hunt Memorial Appeal
Notes on Masters at Bancroft's 1896 - 1921
G L Brinkmann Letter to National Theatre
H C Dinham, Master - letter from great great grand daughter
H.C.Dinham (1865 - 1871) OB notes + photo.
Travelogue wriiten by W A Freeman of travels in Europe in 1920s
Photos , Mrs Jan Whitaker (Head Master's P.A. 1992 - 2006), J K Lever & J G Bromfield, C. W Jones, E.J Richardson, D G Morgan, J Mitchell,B J Franklin. Rev J Thackray Chaplain 1988 - 1994, Dr R Massey, C M Dolan. Mrs E A Potter 1980 - 1986 ( Acting Head of history for 2 terms between R L Bowley and CN Taylor, Jan - July 1986.) Chris O'Connor Thompson, Geog and Geology 1969 - 2000, Careers and Housemaster East House, on Geog Field Trip. Rev James Hall Staff 1883 - 1905. G L Brinkmann (1899 - 1920)
Playne, Kislingbury, Chapman, Ridley. Poor copy of cartoon by N Clark
W C Kislingbury Staff 1899 - 1930 photo. Missing
P G Blythe Staff 1901 - 31 Photo
R S Lucas Staff 1902 - 1932 Photo
Mr Pole Staff 1917 Photo
Rev C O Raven Staff 1904 - 1929 Photo
J J Chapman Staff 1899 - 1929 two photos, one in woodwork room 1904
Photos of Miss S Halton (Climie) S A Kettley, Rev J Thackray, Mrs E Taplin, T R C Jones, Miss P Telford, G E Watkins. J Mitchell, Mrs P Kyrou, D G Morgan, Mrs D J Howlett with sons Philip and Dennis at Buckingham Palace , Mrs C Russell, Rev M J Rippengal, W Grieve.
R L Bowley Staff 1970 - 1986, Head of History and Housemaster North House.R L Bowley's notes on change of house structure 1970s. Photo with Lord Denning, Master of the Rolls, guest speaker Visitation Day 1982, his visit provoked the daubing of graffiti on the walls of the Chapel and Great Hall the evening before.
Mrs D Jone, Mrs E Langsdon, Mrs D Halton, Kitchen Stalwarts in 1970s 1980s and 1990s.
Barney Blandford, School Porter ?? - 1974
Ron Lapslie DT Technician 1995 - 2011.
J H Dunston Staff 1980 -1992 - notes on interview with J G Bromfield ( see video ), plus notes on Modern Languages Department 1978 - 1985
A G Duncan - first Master Prep Department 1990 - 2000, notes on Prep School, notes (JGB) on conversation with Jeremy Bromfield - see video. Memorial Service, 27th November 2017 in Ely Cathedral - service sheet and DVD of the service.
C H Pearson - economics - the early years.
Recollections - K J Davies and J Mitchell, Design Technology
J A S Wilson - biology - recollections
T Smith - Maths 1978 - 2000 - recollections
Miss Mairi Wallace, Home Economics 1985 - 91 - recollections
Cornelius Laycock (1852 - 1887) , ( Staff 1851 - 1886) including papers about retirement gift and trust fund.
Jeremy G Bromfield MBE Staff - 1973 - 2010, History, Housemaster Boarders,( last Boarding housemaster)Housemaster North House, 1985 - 1997, Deputy Head Master 1997 - 2010, Master i/c Cricket 1977 - 1998, CCF 1973 to date, Contingent Commander 1995 - 2008, MBE 2009. Archivist 2010 - date. Letter of appointment 1973, Contract of Employment, Refrence gained whilst working at Radlett Preparatory School prior to University in GAP year, With various photos of Lt Col J G Bromfield in various CCF roles, (including Photo of Lt J G Bromfield in great coat conducting bren gun shoot at Purfleet Ranges c 1976) 2005 - 2009 plus citation for MBE, Letters to acting Head R F Millett in 1980 about allowances for Cricket and Boarding House Master. Letter to HM Richardson by J G Bromfield on appointment as Housemaster about salary. Letter from HM Southern to J G Bromfield concerning Southern's creation of Junior Housemasters. Photo of JGB at Oxford dinner c 1978 photo with some names ( Mrs Jean Giles, S J Tetley, Mrs J Franklin, Mrs Carol Pearce, Photo of young Lt J G Bromfield about 1976 ( aged 26), with OB J G Bromfield, Kevin Challis (1968 - 75) on fete day, with Robin Curtis,(English 1970 - 76) by R N Helicopter visit on school field, Playing croquet in quad. Photo of JGB in Domestic Science room with School Chaplain Rev Arthur Ellery making pancakes, c Shrove Tuesday 1984. Notes on North House. Recollections of the final years of boarding - 1974 - 1981. Recollections of history department 1973 - 1985, Recollections on Bancroft's cricket 1976 - 1986 . Appreciation of JGB - The "marmite" of Bancrfot's School, written by Jonty Pollard ( North House 1988 - 91, Bancroft's Staff 1996 onwards) With D.Copsey, R L Bowley, C A Colinese in MCR. Annotated Menu card for retirement dinner of Lt Col J G Bromfield as CCF Contingent Commander Feb 2008 plus CD of photos from dinner. Photo of Lt Col J G Bromfield, MBE, with Head Master Simon Marshall and Contingent Commander, Major Rob Hitching, on his final parade in Uniform, Remembrance Sunday, 13th November 2016. Card from HM Southetrn following his frist interview for the post of Deputy Head Master, 1993.
Mr Snape - notes to Maj Murray, Bowman Porter (Art), Playne (HM) plus photo.
Photos of Lisa Kinsella, Goethehad Maruskhe (Exchange school Hassfurt staff member),, Bernard Barker, W S (Steve) Stephenson, Miss Judith Duce, M R Burke, G E Watkins, Miss H Oelmann, Dr A Williams, R. Evans, Miss C Morrison, Mrs A Beeson, Joanna Barfield
K G Clark - letter of appointment Recollections Leslie Clark 1909 - 1915 Photo of brothers L H Clark ( 1909 - 1913) and K G Clark (1913 - 1921), K G Clark returned to the School 1929 - 1969 as woodwork master
B J Franklin 1968 - 1990 inc B J Franklin, Master Draper and MP Patrick Jenkin, with Rex Bowley ( Head of History and Housemaster, North), Trevor Newsom (Physics) at Swimming Gala ; B J Franklin, P J C Murray, D H Giles, J G Bromfield, Housemasters on Sports Day 1986
D H Giles 1947 - 1994,Head of English, Housemaster School then West, OC CCF 1970 - 78. Housemaster D H Giles with three of his charges, Malcolm Hitching, Fred Gray and Pamela Sarna. Staff Day Trip to Boulogne 1983 Mrs Jean Giles in picture. With P J Carl Murray, (Head of Classics, Housemaster School ( and Boarders) ) OC CCF, 1978 - 1983, David Giles, OB, Head of English, Housemaster West, OC CCF 1970 - 78. as Sports Day announcers. Recollections on boarding 1965 - 1981,Recollections on English Dept. 1960 - 1985 Sports Day announcer. David Giles, OB and staff 1963 - 1995. Head of English, Contgt Commander CCF, Head of West House 1978 - 1995. At Staff v Leavers hockey with Jim Ferris (Classics 1972 - 78), Bernard Collyer, Classics, 1967- 1978, Housemaster School ( Boarding House) , With J G Bromfield, at an Evening Stars Cricket match (Staff Cricket XI). Father and Son. David Giles, umpiring and Will Giles ( 1973 - 80 ) bowling
Mrs J C Giles 1970 - 1994 with Photo teaching English Lesson, amongst pupils, David Zwirek and Simon Sawson. Notes on discussion (2011) between Mrs J C Giles Staff 1970 - 1994 and J G Bromfield, Recollections of early days of co - education 1973 - 1985
R B Baker 1967 - 2004, his career 1967 - 2004 and on sport 1967 - 1985, Staff v Leavers hockey R B Baker in foreground, CD of spoof Grandstand interview with son, Philip Baker (OB 1988 - 1995) pretending to be Bill McClaren, produced for R B Baker's retirement dinner in 2004 - Baker believing son Philip was in New Zealand but he had flown home for the dinner and appreared from back stage to surprise him, photos of the retirement dinner.
Pencil Line Drawing of Rev James Hall (1893 - 1905)
Vyvyan Richards 1909 - 1922 and association with T E Lawrence also essay on Vyvyan Richards & his friendship with T E Lawrence by Richards niece Lisa Climie. ( Essay also stored digitally see No 1941.) Article on Lawrence of Arabia and Pole Hill, published in Essex Journal, 1976, reprinted 1987. Some docs missing. 04441. Letter in Daily Telegraph April 2017 from Father Francis Coveney of South Woodford about Lawrence and Vyvyan Richards and Bancroft's.
Gown and hood (BA, University of London) worn by J G Bromfield at Bancroft's
D (Don) C R Francombe 1928 - 1965
R F Millett, 1970 - 1995, photo R F Milett (Second Master) Mrs Caroline Janes (nee Truman) Peter Denhard, Chairman PA, playing snooker in MCR, with Mrs Liz Taplin ( nee Hoey) Staff at sports day, at retirement dinner, Memorial Service inc address given by J H Dunston Staff 1978 - 1989 and former pupil of Millett at Sir John Lyon School., newspaper cutting on retirement, photo of mural inc Millett painted in sixth form common room, Millett on ducking stool at school fete. Memorial service sheet.
E L H Kentfield 1932 - 1970 including phot copy of obituary cat no 2198
D L Houston 1930 - 65 Notes. Two photos taken in July 1965, the month of his retirement.
J H Dunston, staff, singing at wedding of HRH The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer July 1981
Letter of resignation (copy) of George Franklin, master at Bancroft's Hospital 1779 - 1799
Photo of J Emtage as member of MCC side
C S O'Connor Thompson Staff 1970 - 2000
Recollections C J Beesley 1926 - c1942, plus Letter to Ian Richardson about staff pay in 1925
R H Bradshaw, pupil 1926 - 1933, staff 1938 - 1978, inc photo copy of obituary in OB newsletter 1998, School Reports 1935, School christmas card designs by R H Bradshaw OB and Head of Art 1939 - 1978, photo with Ken Delaney Maths 1971 - 1978. Letter from parents re early discharge from RAF 1945, letter from HM Sydney Adams re RAF demob.Letter from school mate "Nobby" Clarke , Press cutiing presenting prizes on sports day 1978. Letters from R H Bradshaw to Governors in 1971 and 1975 concerning his salary - both rejected by Governors. Letter from Governors to RHB in 1978 about retirement present. Origianl pencil drawings by Ray Bradshaw donated by daughter Pippy Tickner - one of D L Houston, another of George Haines the Porter.
P J C Murray Staff 1960 - 1997, Head of Classics, Housemaster School (Twice Boarding and Day)including P J C Murray on the young J G Bromfield, Recollections on classics 1960 - 1985, letter 1980 to Acting Head Master Roy Millett concerning J G Bromfield's allowance as assistant Housemaster.
Notes on Conversation with Bridget Richardson (Widow of HM Ian Richardson) Oct 2012 full interview stored digitally.
W C Kislingbury's Maths notes , tests and lessons.
Plays and concerts performed outside school by staff and pupils
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Liz Channer (nee Millett) pupil 1981 - 1988, staff 2000 - date.
Mrs D Jones and Mrs E Langsdon, Doris and Edna. Boarding House kitchen staff until 1981 and then admirable tea ladies for all evening events and cricket teas.
Mrs L Summers, Matron 1990 - 2009.
E T S Wheeller (Staff) recollections from his son John Wheeller (OB) also a photo in academic dress.
R F Tatam (Classics, 1978 - 2014, HoD 1985 - 2014) notes on conversation stored digitally in 2302, with list of Classics Department Staff of the same era, and written Recollections, photo with G E Watkins Geography & House Master West 1977 - 2009.
Two chapters from Jack Earl's book 1935 - 41
Staff photo c1895
Staff photo c1900
Staff photo c1905
Staff photo c1935 with HM Wells
Staff golf team c 1900
1890 photo of staff. HM Symns in centre
Cup won by W C Kislingbury whilst a pupil at Rugby.
G C Watts, Assistant Clerk to the Drapers' Company and Clerk to the Governors 1973 - 1992, and Hon Member OBA. Recollections and photo. and Hon Member OBA
Bancroft's music 1969 - 1992 - C M Dolan, Director of Music. Recollections
F F "Gaffer " Peet. Two photographs, 1945, term he retired from the staff.
Script of play "Slaughter at St Silas", written by Jack Lord (Staff - English), produced by Don Francombe plus Photos and letter from donor Robin Fletcher explaining how characters were based on school staff. Plus photos of Antigone, a production of which was on the same bill in July 1951.
People\Vyvyan Richards - essay by niece Lisa Climie..pdf
Photos\Scanned pictures by Baines March\Sydney Adams Head Master Bancroft's School 1944 - 1965.jpg
E T S Boss Wheeller
Stored in box 100 because of size. Photograph of Dave Copsey staff 1966 - 2003 ( Head of Chemistry, ran the Library, Junior Housemaster North, Careers, Rugby and Cricket teams.) and Tom Smith Staff 1978 - 2004 ( Head of Maths, badminton.) photographed as scorers at a Sports Day, unknown date probably late 1990s.
E A Owens 1933 - 1970, obituary published on OB magazine
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Photos\V J Matraves & Co. (Edit+Text).jpg
Photos\School Staff 1940 no names..pdf
Photos\School Staff 1940 with names..pdf
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Dr and Mrs P C D Southern - July 1996 - photo
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Notes on Milligan, Dolan, Owens, Clayton, Rippengall, Tidmarsh, Denyer, Crickmay.
..\People\Nick Poore 1978 - 2014.MP3
..\People\Tim Jones on PCDS & PRS as HMs.MP3
..\Recollections\Anne Taylor 1977 - 2014 memories..MP3
..\Recollections\Chris Taylor 1987 - 2014 memories..MP3
..\Recollections\Gareth and Alison Watkins..MP3
..\Recollections\Bob Baker 1967 - 2004 memories.MP3
Christine Russell 1978 - 2008 Photo with husband Graham at 1987 ball. Memorial Service 2009 service sheet. Copy of School Prayer dedicated to her name in 2008.
Photo - Tony Duncan
Photo - Nick Gleeson (c1980 to 2010 ) and of Mr Leighton in 1962
Photo of unknown tutor group - Tutor - A M Pourgourides who taught Maths 1974 - c 2006.
Newspaper cutting about retirement of J K Lever as Cricket Coach at Bancroft's in 2019 after 30 years of service.
RH Bradshaw collection - various papers
Charles Dinham, Deputy Head 1819-1951. Photo of Grave, photocopies of pictures of Charles, Ellen (wife) and Edith (Daughter)
Louisa Jones - article about wedding 2021