What's New?

Below is a list of what's been added recently, the most recent being first. If you want to jump directly to any recent addition, just click on the link beside the item.

05 Feb 24 - William Barnes has submitted copies of the 1977 Durnovarian, the 1978-9 Durnovarian, and an addition to the end of the 1975 Durnovarian.
12 Nov 23 - Paul Thomas has identified some faces on the 1974 panoramic School Photo - Look.
25 Oct 23 - Clive Matthews has identified more faces on the 1969 panoramic School Photo - Look.
01 Aug 23 - Yet more images from the Dorset History Centre in Dorchester. This time, the panoramic School Photos for 1927 and 1936.
31 Jul 23 - Yet more images from the Dorset History Centre in Dorchester. This time, some documents regarding the history of South Walks House - Look.
31 Jul 23 - More images from the Dorset History Centre in Dorchester. This time, some documents regarding the history of Heathcote House - Look.
30 Jul 23 - Following a visit to the Dorset History Centre in Dorchester, I have copied some documents regarding the history of Southfield House - Look.
26 Jul 23 - Some more 1981 photos from Alex Vann - Hardye's Boys and School Buildings.
05 Jul 23 - Richard Litson has submitted a copy of the 1979-80 Durnovarian - Look.
16 Apr 23 - Andrew Hellard has submitted photos of teams for Athletics, Hockey and Rugby..
24 Feb 23 - Roger Porter has submitted a copy of the 1963 Durnovarian - Look.
15 Feb 23 - William Barnes has submitted a copy of the 1974 Durnovarian - Look.
05 Dec 22 - Colin Turner has submitted a copy of the 1969 Durnovarian - Look.
28 Nov 22 - Colin Turner has submitted a photo of the School buildings - Look,
                    and three rugby photos from - 1964, 1967 and 1968.
27 Nov 22 - Colin Turner has submitted a photo of the School's demolition - Look.
23 Nov 22 - Colin Turner has submitted images of School insignia - Look.
23 Nov 22 - Michael Crowhurst has submitted photos from the 1975 CCF Camp at Cultybraggen, Scotland - Look,
                    and two rugby photos - Look.
23 Nov 22 - Colin Turner has submitted images of the Quater Centenary Appeal - Look.
07 Nov 22 - Colin Turner has submitted some photos of   South Walks House, also some photos of   the School Buildings,
                    and a splendid collection of photos of   The Quater Centenary Parade.
12 Oct 22 - Colin Turner has added some names to South Walks photos 15 & 17, and has submitted new photo 18 - Look.
25 Jul 22 - Mark Lewis submitted some sports teams photos; Hockey and Basketball.
11 Jul 22 - Tom Pennington Legh has added some names to South Walks photos 16 & 17 - Look.
09 Jul 22 - Richard Umbers has added a footnote to the School Prospectus explaining the change in School status around 1980 - Look.
03 May 22 - John Bradshaw has identified himself as 242 in the 1969 Panorama - Look.
21 Jan 22 - Rhodri Watts has identified the faces of two cricketers - Look
                    and his late brother Jonathan in the 1974 Panorama - Look.
19 Nov 21 - Steve Kirby has submitted his recollections - Look.
15 Nov 21 - Steve Kirby has identified more faces in the 1974 Panorama - Look.
12 Nov 21 - Steve Kirby has identified more faces in the 1969 Panorama - Look.
09 Sep 21 - Terry Humphrey has added a recent photo of himself - Look.
03 Aug 21 - Jonathan Parr has identified some boys in the 1979 Panorama - Look.
06 Jun 21 - Claire, daughter of Victor George Kendall, has identified him in the 1946 photo - look
                    as well as number 349 in the 1947 Panorama.
                    He is also called upon by Mr Steemson in the Latin class in the Children's Charter film..
04 May 21 - Tim Deaves has submitted some Rugby photos - Look
                    as well as some CCF photos - Look
                    and has also identified some more boys in the 1969 & 1974 Panoramas.
31 Dec 20 - Andrew Rose has submitted copies of parts of the Durnovarian magazine from 1949 and 1962;
                    also, the DGS Soccer Team for 1902 - Look.
29 Nov 20 - Neil McKechnie has identified some boys in the 1974 Panorama - Look.
27 Nov 20 - John Phillips has identified a few more faces in 1975 South Walks House - Look.
19 Nov 20 - Kent Stanton has submitted a photo of the Scout Troop in the mid 1950's - Look.
12 Nov 20 - Kent Stanton has submitted a photo of his uncle in the early 1930's - Look.
18 Oct 20 - Kent Stanton has identified more faces in the 1952 Panorama - Look.
14 Oct 20 - Martin Scott has submitted copies of The Durnovarian for the years 1970-76 (excluding 1974) - Look.
02 Oct 20 - Margaret Koopman has submitted Patrick Digby Morant's 1964 photo of Heathcote House - Look.
23 Sep 20 - John Ward has identified some boys in the 1974 Panorama - Look.
10 Sep 20 - This new website has gone live, replacing the former site.
10 Sep 20 - Some Heathcote House inmates identified by Richard Reader - Look.
10 Sep 20 - Rod Moss has identified some boys in the Left Centre and Right Centre enlargements of the 1979 Panorama - Look.
09 Sep 20 - Four 1981 photos from Alex Vann - Look.
24 Aug 20 - A rare find - two sports photos from the early 20th century, submitted by Kent Stanton: Cricket and Football.
07 Aug 20 - I have added copies of old maps and modern aerial views to the "School Buildings" and "Boarding Houses" pages.
06 Aug 20 - Mark Loosemore has now colourised all the panorama photos, as well as the Prince of Wales visit in 1928.
06 Aug 20 - Four more photos from School Master (1956-58) Mr JA Bristow - Main School, Junior School, Athletics, and Junior School Athletics.
21 Jul 20 - Four photos from School Master (1956-58) Mr JA Bristow - Look.
30 Jun 20 - Peter Vallance has submitted 13 photos of School Plays in 1960, 1961 and 1962, also the 1961 CCF Annual Inspection.
27 Jun 20 - Mark Loosemore has done a splendid job of colourising most of the CCF photos - Look.
24 Jun 20 - 1974 & '5 Photos kindly sent in by Sean Riches - Two Rugby, Cricket, Hockey, and two South Walks House.
27 Apr 20 - More photos skilfully colourised by Mark Loosemore - 1957 Panorama & 1959 Wollaston House Panorama.
20 Apr 20 - A number of CCF Corps of Drums photos have been skilfully colourised by Mark Loosemore - Look.
25 Mar 20 - Rugby team photo kindly sent in by Phillip Hamilton - Look.
18 Feb 20 - More faces in the 1974 School Panorama identified by Mark Abbott - Look.
03 Nov 19 - Four photos showing Heathcote House inmates from Richard Umbers - Look.
01 Nov 19 - A set of nine sketches showing Heathcote House from Richard Umbers - Look.
01 Nov 19 - Drama productions of the early 1980's from Richard Umbers - Look.
01 Nov 19 - Details of 1981 CCF Camp from Richard Umbers - Look.
30 Oct 19 - The School Prospectus 1984 from Richard Umbers - Look.
14 Oct 19 - Photo of 1962 Corps of Drums from Aubrey Peters - Look.
12 Sep 19 - Photos of RAF Flying Scholarship from Jack Crewe - Look.
14 Aug 19 - More faces recognised in the 1974 School Panorama, thanks to Alex Stringer - Look.
                    also, an interesting letter from Headmaster AN Hamilton - Look.
25 Jul 19 - More faces recognised in the 1969 & 1974 School Panoramas, thanks to Russel Sims.
17 Jul 19 - A recent photo of Nick Hancox - Look.
05 Jun 19 - More faces recognised in the 1974 School Panorama, thanks to Derek Howe & Paul Matthams - Look.
13 May 19 - Photos of the 2019 Reunion - Look.
25 Jan 19 - Original OTC (later CCF) cap badge photo from Alan Owen - Look.
21 May 18 - Photos of the 2018 Reunion - Look.
18 May 18 - The incorporation of Nigel Newbery's former website showing pupils of Colliton Street Primary School, Hardye's and
                   Dorchester County School for Girls (The Green School) - click here.
28 Mar 18 - More faces in the 1969 Panorama photo identified by Philip Mackie & Richard Ferne.
26 Feb 18 - Cross Country Team photo from Mike Ferguson - Look.
26 Feb 18 - Several photos from Kelvin Holmes - look under Cultural Activities, The CCF, and Hardye's Boys.
15 Feb 18 - Combined Hardye's & Green School photo from Grahame White - Look.
09 Feb 18 - RAF Section Summer Camp 1957 photo from Grahame White - Look.
07 Feb 18 - More 1969 Panorama faces identified by David Lunn - Look.
04 Feb 18 - A copy of the Quater Centenary booklet produced by the School in 1969, from Andrew Wardle - Look.
19 Jan 18 - Recent photos of School buildings from Andrew Wardle - Wollaston House & South Walks.
19 Jan 18 - 1968 Colts Athletics Team from Andrew Wardle - Look.
19 Jan 18 - Photos from reunions of classes of different years - Class of '56 and Class of '58
13 Jan 18 - Hockey First XI photos from Godfrey Lancashire - 1964, 1965, & 1966.
21 Jun 17 - CCF photo from Andrew MacTavish - Look.
08 May 17 - Photos of the 2017 Reunion - Look.
06 Apr 17 - Several photos kindly sent in by Andrew Moore: Cross Country, CCF, Photo Collection, South Walks, & Miscellaneous
20 Feb 17 - The 1959 Wollaston House Colts Cricket XI, kindly sent in by Pete House - Look.
05 Feb 17 - A sad reminder of the death of Robin Tomes in 1960, kindly sent in by Mr Derek Ayto - Look.
23 May 16 - Five photos from Peter Brunt:
                  Cricket: Colts XI 1955, and First XI 1957;
                  Rugby: Junior Colts 1955-6, Senior Colts XV 1956-7, and Colts Under 15 XV 1957-8;
                  and a recent photo.
17 May 16 - Copy of the 1956 Carol Service Programme - Look.
17 May 16 - Photos of the 2016 Reunion - Look.
03 Feb 16 - Material from Nigel Harding - Winners, Sports Day 1971, photos of CCF contemporaries, Scout Sports Trophies, and extracts from the 1968 Durnovarian.
12 Jun 15 - First XV 1959 photos plus '59 & '60 Rugby Fixtures lists from Tony Williams - Look.
22 May 15 - Photos of the 2015 Reunion - Look.
06 May 15 - The 1963 Wollaston House Cricket XI, from Derek Gallop - Look.
02 Apr 15 - 1969 panorama photo from Dave Winch - Look.
02 Feb 15 - 1950's Drama photos from Mike Betts - Look here and here.
12 Jan 15 - Southfield House 1983, from Sean Trent - Look.
11 Nov 14 - The 1969 Under 15 Cricket XI, from Les Mason - Look.
28 May 14 - Material from Bill Johnston - 3 CCF photos and 3 of School Staff.
25 May 14 - Photos of the 2014 Reunion - Look.
11 May 14 - A photo from the 1956 or '57 CCF Annual Inspection, from the daughter of Colin Kingman - Look.
30 Mar 14 - The 1969 Dorset Evening Echo Supplement celebrating 400 years of Hardye's, from David Knapman - Look.
02 Feb 14 - A sudden burst of face naming in the 1974 Panorama, thanks to Mike Sear, Andrew Stevenson, Ann Bowden (nee Lewis) & Liz Brownlee (nee Sidaway) - Look.
15 Jan 14 - Material from Mike Hansford - Lower School 1957 Rugby XV, photos of contemporaries, and the 1961 Prize List.
28 Oct 13 - CCF photo from Barry Hunt - Look.
24 Jun 13 - Photos and videos of the 2013 Reunion - Look.
28 May 13 - Chris Etherington obituary from Richard Loveys - Look.
16 Apr 13 - Further Heathcote recollections from Chris Higson - Look.
25 Jan 13 - 1962 Edwards & Keeping Cricket Team photo from R Cave - Look.
22 Nov 12 - Three mid '50s movies from Ian Pinkham - Look at 1956 School Trip and CCF Corps of Drums.
(I have also changed code for displaying all movies so that they will display successfully on several browsers.)
20 Oct 12 - Early '50s photos from Ian Pinkham - Look here and here.
15 Oct 12 - 1955 School Prizegiving from Bryan Stanley - Look.
09 Oct 12 - 1961 visit to Sir Thomas Salt's light railway - photo from Peter Dawe - Look.
05 Oct 12 - 1954 Scout Troop photo from Martin Scott - Look.
30 Sep 12 - 1974 panorama photo from Simon Nobes - Look.
16 Sep 12 - 1960 Photos from Steve Dolby - Look here and here.
16 Sep 12 - Photos from Kent Stanton - Look here for two 1955 athletics and here for 1957 Field Trip.
26 Aug 12 - 1956 School Prizegiving from Chris Nother - Look.
02 Jul 12 - Two cricket photos (1962 & '65) from Godfrey Lancashire - Look.
27 Jun 12 - Second XV 1967 photo from Peter Figgins - Look.
25 Jun 12 - From Peter House: Hardye's Boys play Football for Dorset Schools - Look.
25 Jun 12 - From Brian Holland: Hockey First XI 1966 - Look.
19 Jun 12 - The story of GF Stansfield and his Coronation Medal - Look.
18 Jun 12 - We have now reached a total of 700 photos & facsimiles. My sincere thanks to all contributors - keep them coming!
18 Jun 12 - Recent photos of Paul Chaplin and Peter House - Look.
18 Jun 12 - Reprint of school history article by Frank Southerington, from Nigel Newbery - Look.
18 Jun 12 - Third XV 1965 photo from Brian Holland - Look.
18 Jun 12 - South Walks House 1964 from Kevin Kibbey - Look.
18 Jun 12 - Photos of "The Hunters" pop group from Geoff Shaw - Look.
03 Jun 12 - Badminton match with Green School 1960 photo from Malcolm Freeth - Look.
30 May 12 - 1965 Heathcote House Photo from Richard Gallop - Look.
30 May 12 - Photos of Hardye's boys in the '60s, from Ian Jeffery & Rob Stanley - Look.
29 May 12 - Photos of the 2012 Reunion - Look.
20 May 12 - Wollaston House panorama photo 1959 - Look.
09 May 12 - 1960s sports photos from Michael Warby & Kevin Kibbey - Cricket & Cross Country.
10 Apr 12 - Sundry addition of details, dates etc. scattered throughout the text.
22 Mar 12 - A recent photo of Kevin Kibbey, with a link to his appearance in "Far From The Madding Crowd" - Look.
18 Feb 12 - 1970s Cross Country photos from Terry Exell - Look.
18 Feb 12 - 1960s School Play photos from John Barrett - Look.
17 Feb 12 - 1954 photo from Peter Cunningham - Look.
17 Feb 12 - 1963 First XV from Dave Knapman - Look.
09 Feb 12 - A colour movie of the 1962 CCF Annual General Inspection from Dave Knapman - Look.
07 Feb 12 - A colour movie of the 1959 Junior School Sports Day from Dave Knapman - Look.
06 Feb 12 - CCF photo from 1964 from Dave Knapman - Look.
30 Jan 12 - Sports photos from Mike Ferguson - Cross Country and Athletics.
29 Jan 12 - From Nigel Newbery: Extracts from the Dorset Year Book for 1952-53 - Old Grammarians Reunion and Cricket Match.
17 Jan 12 - From Richard Cousins and Bryan Stanley: Cuttings from the Dorset Echo in the late 1950's - Look.
17 Jan 12 - From Tony Damon, Mr Sewell's form at Wollaston House in 1949 - Look.
17 Jan 12 - From Richard Cousins, extracts from "The Durnovarian" school magazines for 1965 and 1966.
06 Dec 11 - From John Pidgeon, a 1944 photo of Maj DC Whitaker receiving his MBE - Look.
06 Dec 11 - A more recent plan of Southfields House - Look.
30 Sep 11 - Late '70s CCF Army Summer Camp photos from Simon Michell - Look.
30 Sep 11 - Early '50s South Walks photos from Mike Morgan - Look.
24 Aug 11 - A recent photo of John Bundy - Look.
26 Jul 11 - A recent photo from Derek Gallop of his school chums - Look.
23 May 11 - A number of rugby photos from Richard Knight - 1959, 1960 & 1961 & 1962
10 May 11 - A number of photos from Alison Barber of her late husband Tony - Athletics & Drama.
05 Apr 11 - A number of photos from Kevin Milner:
                   Hockey, CCF Band and Naval Section, Mr Whitaker, a band of chums, The Photo Soc., and the true date of the School Dance revealed!
17 Mar 11 - Photo of M&S II 1961-2 from Grahame White - Look.
17 Mar 11 - Two photos of the 1955 CCF at Bourley from Bill Johnston - Look.
15 Feb 11 - 1957 panorama photo from Peter Cunningham - Look.
24 Feb 11 - Reprint of an Dorset Evening Echo article of 1961, from Peter Cunningham - Look.
21 Feb 11 - Six hundred photos now stored! Many thanks to all contributors.
21 Feb 11 - 1947 2nd Cricket XI photo from J Hansen - Look.
21 Feb 11 - 1956 School Trip photos from A Costello - Look.
28 Jan 11 - 1952 panorama photo from Malcolm Harris - Look.
28 Jan 11 - Various early 1960's photos from John Critchley - Southfields and Drama.
28 Jan 11 - Extracts from "The Durnovarian" school magazines from Mick Humphrey - 1955, 1956 and 1961.
28 Jan 11 - Photos from Grahame White - Look.
28 Jan 11 - Photo from Dennis Barter - Look.
31 Oct 10 - More names for the 1949 panorama photo from Malcolm Harris - Look.
23 Jul 10 - Two photos of the 1963 Annual CCF Inspection from Keith Warnock - Look.
17 May 10 - Announcement of the 2011 Reunion - Look.
16 May 10 - Photos of the 2010 Reunion - Look.
11 May 10 - School Sports Programme from Paul Handley - Look.
10 May 10 - Photos from Richard Gallop - Heathcote House '60 & '63 & Hockey XV, 1965.
09 May 10 - Photos from Chris Stephens - CCF RAF Summer Camp, 1966 & Under 15s XV, 1965.
09 May 10 - Old Heathcotians in 2010, from Jack Crewe - Look.
07 May 10 - CCF photo from Mark Loosemoore - Look.
05 May 10 - From Frank Southerington: The WG Morris Mystery Addendum, Woolaston House note & Heathcote House note.
02 May 10 - More information on Sir Thomas Salt (Chairman of the Governors, '50s and '60s) - Look.
28 Apr 10 - More recollections from John Hansen - Look.
28 Apr 10 - Heathcote photo from Alan White & comments from Alwyn Eades - Look.
20 Apr 10 - Recollections from Geoffrey Goss - Look; two photos of the school buildings - in 1928 and in 1997.
19 Apr 10 - Two photos of maps of Hardye's in the '90s from Andrew Gillett - Look.
04 Apr 10 - Photos of the "Gasworks Academy" - Look.
26 Mar 10 - From Frank Southerington: The WG Morris Mystery - Look.
18 Mar 10 - Photos from Derek Gallop in the 1960's - see: Athletics, Cricket, Hockey, Rugby, Culture, CCF, Heathcote.
17 Mar 10 - 1950 Athletics Cup Winners photo from Tom Morgan - Look.
23 Jan 10 - Changes to allow users of internet browsers such as Firefox to see pop-up labels in panorama photos.
18 Jan 10 - Enlargements & names added by Charlie Mason to the 1979 panorama photo - Look.
15 Jan 10 - New "Look" link feature added - see top of this page.
14 Jan 10 - Four photos of the demolition of the Main School from John Hansen - Look.
12 Jan 10 - 1951 School Play photo from Bryan Furmage - Look; 1955-6 Junior Colts Rugby photo from Geoff Moffatt - Look.
11 Jan 10 - Bryan Furmage has identified many faces in the 1947 panorama photo - Look; some wartime recollections from John Hansen - Look.
29 Nov 09 - A whole new section containing extracts from "The Durnovarian" school magazine - Look.
25 Nov 09 - Athletics photo from John Hansen.
22 Nov 09 - Recollections from Colin Norman.
19 Nov 09 - More photos from Geoffrey Goss (see Heathcote, CCF & The Hardye's Boys).
27 Oct 09 - More school drama memorabilia from Geoffrey Goss.
27 Oct 09 - 1957 Heathcote photo from Alan King.
08 Oct 09 - New features for the 1949 panorama photo.
07 Oct 09 - New features for the 1947 panorama photo; more faces identified by Geoffrey Goss.
05 Oct 09 - Ian Carr & Terry Parsons have identified many faces in the 1949 panorama photo.
03 Oct 09 - Ian Carr & Terry Parsons have identified many faces in the 1947 panorama photo; Recollections augmented by Gordon Hutchinson.
24 Sep 09 - Two early OTC (CCF) photos from Gordon Hutchinson.
18 Sep 09 - School play programmes for 1970 & '71 from Peter Grundy; various name corrections from John Saville.
06 Sep 09 - More photos & press cuttings for Dorchester Grammar School plays from Geoffrey Goss.
31 Aug 09 - An entirely new section, with three panoramic school photos: 1947 & 9 from Geoffrey Goss, 1979 from Charlie Mason.
31 Aug 09 - Heathcote photo, photos & press cuttings for the 1951 play "Zeal of Thy House" from Geoffrey Goss.
30 Aug 09 - Three Rugby photos from Richard Sams.
27 Aug 09 - Six photos added to School Buildings, including one from Richard Cole.
15 May 09 - Plans of Southfield House added.
15 May 09 - Notes from Charlie Mason ('77-'84) on the buildings and Staff of the late '70s; additions to Recollections and notes for School Buildings.
14 May 09 - BIG reorganisation: photos put into chronological order, & School Sports section split into individual sports.
14 May 09 - Six photos from Tony Robertson.
12 May 09 - Photos of the 2009 Reunion.
28 Apr 09 - Ten Sports photos from Gordon Hickmore.
26 Mar 09 - School Lists for 1955-6 and 1956-7; see main menu.
26 Mar 09 - CCF and School Buildings photos from Neil Macdonald.
26 Feb 09 - More Sports photos from David Marley & Thomas Morgan; Recollections from John Broad.
14 Jan 09 - For the Southfield House section: Recollections and comments from John Robinson.
28 Nov 08 - Section on School 'Houses'; more photos & recollections under Southfield House, South Walks House & Recent Photos.
25 Sep 08 - South Walks photo & recollections of John Hanna.
14 Sep 08 - Additions to School Staff, Recent Photos & Southfield House.
19 Aug 08 - Extracts from the Southfield House History - see Boarding Houses - Southfield House.
18 Aug 08 - Aerial view around Wollaston House, plus text.
31 Jul 08 - Additional text from Old Hardyeans' Club newsletters from 1990/91.
14 Jul 08 - Photos from Peter Sedgwick - see Hardye's & DGS Boys, & School Sports.
13 Jul 08 - Photos of the Southfield House Reunion: see Stop Press.
10 Jul 08 - School Sports & CCF additions; Nigel Newbery's 2008 Reunion.
07 Jan 08 - Added a new section: Photos of Other Activities.
07 Jan 08 - Photo from Jack Crewe: see Heathcote.
07 Jan 08 - Photos from John Rawlins: see South Walks, Culture & Other Activities.
07 Jan 08 - Photos of "Journey's End" from Chris Etherington: see Culture.
26 Sep 07 - Four cricket teams from the Dorset Echo of 26 June 2007.
14 Aug 07 - Various Sports, Buildings & Southfields photos from Godfrey Lancashire & Chris Etherington.
14 Aug 07 - Sport photo (3rd XV) from Denis Howe; Culture photo (1957 Macbeth) from Jack Crewe.
14 Aug 07 - Aerial photo of school site around 2001.
13 Aug 07 - Sport photos from Terry Parsons & Frank Bowering.
06 Aug 07 - Several photos from John Rawlins; see Boys, Sports, CCF & Culture.
23 Jul 07 - "Recollections", a new section with an article by Terry Parsons.
23 Jul 07 - French lesson photo in Hardye's Boys, from Jack Crewe.
18 Jul 07 - School Staff: RW Hill's obituary; Culture: 1951 Play Programme, both from Terry Parsons.
16 Jul 07 - CCF, Culture & Hardye's boys photos from Terry Parsons.
16 Jul 07 - Hardye's Boys photos from Ernie Middle.
15 Jul 07 - Jack Crewe's "Life at Heathcote" article - see Boarding Houses, Heathcote.
15 Jul 07 - This "What's New" list.
13 Jul 07 - All text as white characters on a black background, intended to be easier on the eye.

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