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Our next Reunion Lunch will be on Saturday October 5th, 2019 - please note it in your diary/calendar

2018 Reunion Lunch Report and Talk on Mr Peter Askem


November 2018
October 2018
  • Our 2018 Reunion Lunch took place on Saturday 6th October, with Mrs Tamaris Taylor, the eldest daughter of the late Mr Peter Askem (Art & Pottery 1954-72) as the principal speaker in the talk that celebrated the life of her father, with the focus on his time at Soham Grammar School. A photo report of the Reunion and of the talk are now available - see via link above. More material will be  welcome - an ironic sample of his handwriting has been added.
  • Norman Long SG56 adds to the appreciations of Mr Askem and  reveals a huge coincidence relating to the story of the trip to Italy in the Askem talk.
  • Chris Stewart SG69 has named himself and a few others in the 1972 School Photo - see via School Lists & Photos
  • More details on John Leonard SG56 have now been added to his entry on our In Memoriam page.
  • Mrs Florence Peters has let us know of that her husband John Clay Peters SG44 died on 5th October 2018 peacefully at the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, aged 85. He lived in Fakenham, and was formerly of Ely and Cambridge. 'Beloved husband of Florence. Will be sadly missed by all his family and friends'. Funeral Service at Mintlyn Crematorium, King's Lynn on Tuesday October 23rd 2018. Their son David John Peters SG62 died aged 62 in 2013 in South Africa, also of prostate cancer. For more on John Peters see In Memoriam
  • Terry Rule SG 55 reports the death in December 2017 of Brian 'Dusty' Miller SG50 and confirms IDs of him on three photos - see In Memoriam.
  • Alan Cross SG50: Mrs Myriam Cross has let us know that her husband Alan died on 17th September 2018. More information when available.
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website editor Frank Haslam