Christmas Drinks : 14th December 2016

Almost 80 Old Ashvillians and teachers got together for Ashville’s annual Christmas Drinks Reception in the Memorial Hall on Wednesday 14th December 2016

During the evening a new set of  “sporting honours boards” – naming the captains of the College’s 1st X1 cricket team from 1914 through to 1977 – were unveiled by OA Colin Evans (OA 40-47), who led the team in 1946 and again in 1947.Four other former cricket captains, Peter Ingham (OA 68-75), Richard Whiteley (62-71), Terry Elsworth( OA 52-61) and Rodger Middleton (OA 61-69) were also in attendance

A memorial display cabinet, dedicated to the memory of former pupil and Ashvillian Society Honorary Archivist, Mike Burke (OA 1945-1948), was also unveiled by school archivist, Andi Barker, and Mike’s widow, Katie.

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Information Update

We are attempting to improve our current database of information on old Ashvillians in the hope that we can put it to better use in future to help both past and present students.

It would be really useful if you could fill in this quick online form with your current details (even if you think we have them).

Many thanks.


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