Wimbledon College Archive
The Quad 2014
A Levels 2015
National School Junior Sevens 2016 Champions
Nathan Jibulu, Archie Brosch, John Currie, Cassius Cleaves, Lucca Buttacci, Jaden Equaibur and Sonny Nicoll
The U13's have now come away with the spoils in both of the prestigious tournaments they have entered so far this season. After winning the St. John's Beaumont Sevens before half term, they were also successful at the Warwick sevens on Saturday February 27th 2016.
College Boxing Club 1960
Row 1: ?,Giles Downs,??,Ricky Hamilton (holding cup - Captain of Junior Boxing),Pete Helms,???
Row 2: Mick Adams,????????,Bob Hecquet
Row 3: Gordon Ruffell,?,Laurence Reynolds?, Tim Lumb, Bill Elland,Robert Welch,Michael Garnish, Michael Norris
Row 4: Paul Layet,????Peter Milner, Pete Bowman,Charlie O'Connor,Chris Cooksey
Row 5: John Clements?Aidrian Stopforth?,David Laundy,Michael Gleeson,Joe Flynn,Jock O'Connor???
Row 6: John Barnes, Chris Hewson,Robson,Mick Berlet,Paddy Weston,Tony Palmer,Andy Shepherd,Mick Kelly
3rd XV 1961-62
Rudiments 1 1960-61
U14s 1st XV 1961-62
Back: Joe Flynn, Paul Layet, Paul Lohr, Bob Hequet, ?, ?
Middle: Jim Varley, ?, Bob Downs, Charlie O'Connor, Greg Bratza, ? Pete Brown
Front: Harry Groenen, Paddy Weston
Redmond Mullin 7th May 1964
Taken by Gordon Ruffell from behind a desk lid during an English class
Putney High School Tennis 1964, Sue Ruffell 3rd from left.
Putney High School Tennis 1964, the whole squad
Ist XV 1951
1st XV 1951-1952
Thanks to Tim Carr for this photo, his father Peter (Bob) Carr, who is sadly no longer with us, can be seen third from right in the back row
Back: John Montfort, Caines, Roberts, Derek Shew, Paul Connor, Peter Brand, Tom 'Titus' Oates
Middle: Peter Jacques, Des Hawken, John Earl, John Brennan, Tony Coates
Front: Fred Rowntree, Philip Dray, Dennis Hill, Fr. Wetz, Jim Rowntree, Harry Vowles, Dickie Lynch
Thanks to Des Hawken for the Identifications
College U14 1956
Back: Gerald McPartlin, David "Spud" Murray, Derick Knight,Ted Totman. Roger Layet, ?
Front: McCarron Mike Miliffe, IaIn Taylor, Bob Hessey, John Byrne
Thanks to John Ambler and Robert Hessey for filling in some of the blanks
One blank to go (send info to here)
Thanks to Des Hawken for this picture
The year of 55 - a larger version has been requested
1955 Figures 2
For those with poor sight we think it says
Barnes, Rooney, Eggleston, Harris, Mahony, Stockbridge,McCarron, Wilson Bergin O'Doherty
Joyce, Ashby, Sanders, Scanlon, Hurley Dixon, Franklin, Flynn, Smith, Elland
Whelan, Gibson Woods, Canning, Ted Sammons, Lee, Branson, Hopfl, Heffernan
Linsey, Power, Taylor, Levitt?, de Beem?
Probably taken late 1950s whilst having a discrete smoke down by the Sacred Heart
Boxing Club 1948
Thanks to Des Hawken for this picture
Back row: Anthony Morey, Peter(?) Monaghan, Fintan Creaven, Eddie Jones, John Morey, George McPartlin, Des Hawken, Anthony Heuvel, ? McInerney
Middle: ? Rosemeyer, Stephen Fleming, Tom Stinner, Nick Gahan, Mr Keegan (Coach, ex Olympic Boxer and John's father), Len Mackay (National Schoolboy Champion), ? Rosemeyer, Kevin Creaven, ? Connelly
Front: ?, Dwyer (I think), ?, Nixon
Des Hawken's recollections. Can anyone fill in the gaps?
1st XV 1943/44
Not as per photo but by position.
15. Taggart 14. Fries 13. McManus 12. Grosjean 11. Kelleher 10. Maeckleberghe 9. McQuade
8. Wardale 7. Nuttman 6. O’Neill 5. Hothersall 4. Fitzgerald 3. Travers 2. Cardozo 1. Elkington
1st XV 1942/3
Standing: C. Elkington (1), W. Maeckleberghe (10), J. Hothersall (4), A. Waters (6), A. Hogg (8), ? Fitzgerald (5), W. O’Neill (11), C O’Neill (9)
Seated: E. Travers (3), B. Taggart (12), D. Cardozo (2), C. Climpson (15), A. Kelleher (14), D. Nuttman (7), J. McManus (13)
Early 1st XV 1942
1st XV 1942-3
Signatures for the XV above
The College - 1929
Campion House Rugby c1926
First School Photograph, June 1893
Back Row: Fr. Sybrandt, Daniel French, Sidney Edwards, Patrick O'Hea Jack Elliot, William LLoyd, Vivian Davies,Joseph French, Fr. Nicholson
Second Row: Gilbert Fairlie, Thomas Lloyd, Francis Perceval, Victor Edwards
Seated: Edwarde Bagshaw, Ulick Burke, Edward Mivart, Thomas McNabb, Leo O'Hea
Front: Reginald Austin,Alan Perceval, Samuel Talman,Joseph Goldie, Andrew Newman, Charles French
Borrowed from Anthony Poole's excellent "A History of Wimbledon College"
OW Alan Waters' letter to John Austin explaining the following news item on the right in the Indianapolis News of December 1940
A letter from OW Alan Waters published in The Indianapolis News in 1940 which vividly describes the blitz and the RAF's response.