For Old Brutonian Golfers

Written by Thursday, 03 April 2014 08:44
Friday, April 25thSpring Meeting at Trevose Golf & Country Club
Sunday, May 11thGrafton Morrish Qualifying event at North Hants Golf Club
Monday, June 23rdOld Brutonians v King's School, Bruton at Mendip Golf Club
Friday, July 4thSummer meeting at Yeovil Golf Club
Friday, August 15thWill Hazell Memorial March at Mendip Golf Club
Friday – Sunday, October 3rd – 5thGrafton Morrish Finals in Norfolk
Friday, October 10thAutumn meeting at Woking Golf Club

Further information about the Old Brutonian Golf Society may be obtained from:

Colin Juneman
01749 813439
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Congratulations Flt Lt Charles Lockyear (N92/97)

Written by Thursday, 03 April 2014 08:29

Many congratulations to Flt Lt Charles Lockyear (N92/97) who was awarded the DFC in the recently published Military Awards

Singing for Sophie

Written by Monday, 10 March 2014 08:00

A great range of music and very exciting, including a piece specially composed by the concert conductor Jonathan Wikeley.

Link: Singing for Sophie! at St Mary's Church Bruton, Somerset


Written by Monday, 10 March 2014 00:00

We deeply regret to announce the death of Anthony (Tony) Tucker (P53/57) on February 19th 2014.

His funeral took place at St Peter and St Paul Church Wincanton on Wednesday March 5th at mid-day.


Written by Friday, 28 February 2014 02:05

It is with sadness that we inform you of the death of Anthony (Tony) Tucker(P 52-57) of Wincanton, who passed away on the 19th February.

His funeral will take place at: SS Peter and Paul Parish Church, Wincanton at midday on 5th March 2014.


Written by Tuesday, 11 February 2014 00:00

The OBA regrets to announce the death of:

Jeremy Brett (O52/57) and father of John Brett (O76/79) died on December 26th, 2013

Memorial Lunch in Old House Day Room

Written by Tuesday, 11 February 2014 00:00

Swansea University has featured a former Kings School Bruton pupil Matt Crowcombe as a 'student success story' for its 2014 Winter Graduation ceremony.

Below is a news release for Matt, who was awarded a PhD from the University. Matt is to continue with his research at the University as well as running his charity SOS Africa.

First Tuesday of the Month Club - schedule

Written by Monday, 23 December 2013 08:00

First Tuesday of the Month Club will NOT be taking place on January 7th as it is the first week of term.

Event will resume on Tuesdays, February 4th and March 4th 2014, will advise the later ones in the New Year.

Happy Holidays!!!

King's Connected - Careers and higher education

Written by Tuesday, 12 November 2013 08:09

In the newly restructured Careers and Higher Education Department at King's we are currently developing a network of alumni, Parents (past and present) and Friends of King’s, who would be happy to support and advise current Sixth Form students on their journey to higher education and beyond.

1993 KSB Leavers 20th Anniversary Reunion Dinner

Written by Tuesday, 29 October 2013 10:03

1993 KSB Leavers 20th Anniversary Reunion Dinner held on October 12th in the John Davey Room of the Memorial Hall.

Organised by Hannah Bragg (nee Luard) and Honorary Secretary, Rose Vigers-Belgeonne.

Academic excellence awardee

Written by Monday, 07 October 2013 15:34

Louis Smith (B04/09) was awarded a First Class Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering. M.Eng. by the University of Birmingham in July 2013.



Written by Saturday, 05 October 2013 17:55

Squadron Leader Mike Ewing (O40/44) died last May 8th,2013

and his brother Tony Ewing Gay (O44/50) died last September 20th,2013.

Private Cremation, Memorial Service Aldeburgh Parish Church

Friday October 18th, 2013 at 2 pm.

Donations in his memory to St Elizabeth Hospice, Ipswich.

Priory House celebrates its 70 years

Written by Tuesday, 01 October 2013 09:53

Current and Former Parents, Housemasters/mistresses, Pupils, Matrons, Tutors and members of Senior Management gathered on Sunday night to celebrate 70 years in the History of Priory House.

In memory of Rob Bell (B05/10)

Written by Tuesday, 01 October 2013 08:15

Funeral detail and obituary

Written by Tuesday, 24 September 2013 00:00

Robert Bell (B05/10)

  • Robert Bell funeral notice which originally had details to be announced

  • Funeral at Holy Trinity church, Long Sutton, Somerset

  • at 12 Mid day on Thursday, September 26th

Bill Tittle (N36/40)

  • Died: September 15th

  • Funeral at Hereford Crematorium 12 mid day on Monday, September 30th

  • Followed by St Mary's church, Kington at 2.00 pm

Obituary News

Written by Monday, 23 September 2013 04:11

It is with deep regret that we announce the sad news of the death of following OBs:

Robert Bell (B05/10)

  • Died: September 9th 2013

  • In a RTA in Abergavenny

  • Funeral details to follow

Paddy & Julyan Heazell

  • Former Hazlegrove/King's students from the 1960s and 1970s will be sad to hear that Paddy & Julyan Heazell died on September 8th , 2013 in an RTA whilst on holiday in the USA.

  • Paddy Heazell was Headmaster of Hazlegrove House

  • Funeral service at Aldeburgh Parish Church, Friday October 4th at 1.30 pm

  • Family flowers only but donations to be split equally between Suffolk Wildlife Trust and East Anglia's Children's Hospices

  • For donations please send cheques payable to

  • FSH Donation Account

  • c/o Farthing, Singleton and Hastings

  • 650 Woodbridge Road

  • Ipswich, IP4 4PW

  • Service of Thanksgiving to be held in London in November


Written by Tuesday, 10 September 2013 08:00

The OBA regrets to announce the following deaths:

Tim Harlow

  • Plox 1940/47

  • New 47/50

  • Died: August 27th, 2013

Miranda Tweedale

  • (69/71)

  • sister of Paul (O68/73)

  • sister of Stephen (O64/69)

Job Vacancy

Written by Friday, 30 August 2013 08:00

Recent graduates who may be looking for a London based sales trainee post - anyone interested should contact Old Brutonian Ken Kittow (B77/81) who is a Director of The Streaming Company.

He can be contacted on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Congratulations to the following Old Brutonians

Written by Saturday, 22 June 2013 13:25

Roger (O54/57 and a Governor of King's) and Judy Gallannaugh
on their Golden Wedding on Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 together with the wedding of their daughter at St Mary's Church, Bruton also on June 22nd

George (N94/99) and Gemma Pointon-Taylor
on the arrival of their first child, Beatrice Thea, on May 1st, 2013

Edward (B95/00) and Camilla White
on the arrival of their first child, Augustus James Smyllie, on May 17th, 2013 - Gus is a first grandchild for Sally Snook (72/73 and Editor of the OBA Newsletter) and A Richard White (B67/72) and step grandchild for Robert Snook (B60/63)

Obituary News

Written by Friday, 21 June 2013 11:11

Informing you with grief the passing away of the following Old Brutonians:

The Reverend John Chubb (O46/51) on January 30th, 2012

The Reverend A Jim Voake (P42/46) in July 2012

Tim Bordass (O45/49) on February 23rd, 2013

Keith Lilly (O39/42) on April 19th, 2013

Richard Clarke (O57/61) on March 24th, 2013

J Tony Gifford (O/L53/59) on March 15th, 2013

Associate Old Brutonian

John Say (Staff 1949/57) on May 7th, 2013

Former Bath, Harlequins and Wasps professional rugby player set off on 29th March 2013 on an epic journey which sees him running the length of the UK from Lands End to John O' Groats.

OBA Hockey Match

Written by Friday, 15 March 2013 15:00

This Sunday the King's 2nd XI will play the OB Vets at 11.30am, and at 12.30pm the King's 1st XI will play the OB Ist XI.

There will be a BBQ to follow in the Hyde Pavillion for players and supporters.

 Please come along to either play or support.

1st of the Month Club

Written by Wednesday, 13 March 2013 09:46

Thank you to all those who attended the inaugural '1st of the Month Club' last Tuesday. It was fantastic to see so many Old Brutonians of all ages enjoying a glass of wine together. We meet again on Tuesday 2nd April, in the Club Room, At the Chapel.See you all there....

James(Jim) Burrell (O41/46)

Written by Wednesday, 27 February 2013 16:50

Jim Burrell sadly passed away last 22nd of February aged 85. Honorary Treasurer of the OBA for 19 years until he became Vice-Present 78/81 and President 81/84. His funeral was held on Monday 4th March at 2pm at Porchester, Hampshire.


1st of the Month Club

Written by Wednesday, 27 February 2013 15:08

Old Brutonians- Please come along to the inaugural social gathering next Tuesday. We will meet in the Club Room ,At the Chapel on the High Street in Bruton. From 7pm-8.30pm.

Come along and meet up with old Friends and prehaps make some new ones!

We hope to see you on Tuesday

Nigel Wilson-Brown to raise funds for an orphanage

Written by Tuesday, 12 February 2013 10:14

Nigel Wilson-Brown 'The Rev' is spending 40 nights in a tent outside the Chaplaincy to raise funds for the orphanage in India that King's is linked with.

Urgent request from the Newsletter editors

Written by Tuesday, 12 February 2013 08:00

For any interesting items of news/photos please to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible.

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