Soham Grammarians
12th May 1961 - Opening of the Sports Pavilion

cutting from the Soham Advertiser, courtesy of Fred Eden



"As chairman of the Governors of this school I appreciate to the full thge honour that is mine today in presiding over this historic assembly in the life of the school, but it is touched with a mattter of regret that one who was so keen, a forerunner of this pavilion, the one [her late husband] who gave a lot of his time and his thought to starting this project, is not with us today ... "



images: Glyn Murfet

Sports day 1961 - Alan Hill winning the 440 yds Open from Geoff Rouse.
Mr Thomas tape judge, Mr Sherrington partly hidden.
source: Geoff Rouse: original photo WAG Burroughs

1961 Sports Day - presentation to Roger Darby, winner of the Half Mile Open; next up, Geoff Rouse, Mr Ford looking on.
source: Geoff Rouse: original photo WAG Burroughs

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