Barrie Smith

Sadly, Barrie Smith passed away on the 8th of July, survived by his wife Mavis. His funeral will take place at 1.30pm Friday, 24 July at Bury St Edmunds Crematorium, Risby, Suffolk, IP28 6RR – tel 01284 755118. Any old … Continue reading

Albert Martin Lince

22 October 1914 – 6 July 2012 Some forty five people, including OWs and former colleagues, gathered at Putney Vale on Wednesday 18 July for the funeral of Martin Lince (Wandsworth School staff 1947 -1979). His wife, Mary, had arranged … Continue reading

Martin Lince

Sad news – Martin Lince passed away early in July and will be sorely missed by his wife Mary and family. Martin was quite unique, although his recent suffering with Alzheimer’s disease seriously affected his quality of life and Mary, … Continue reading

Frank Carter

Frank Carter passed away unexpectedly on October 3 whilst playing golf in the sunshine. Frank was married to his sweetheart Bet, and was the loving father to Jane, Nickie and Sara; father-in-law to Steve, Doug and Barry and the very … Continue reading

Vince Weller

My time with Vince Weller goes back to the days of Scouts at 1st East Putney this was no run of the mill Scout group in Disraeli road Putney. When you have people like Vince, Big Del, Alan Rushmer, Len … Continue reading

Ron Haywood

1927-2009 After being evacuated in the war to Woking, Ron came back to London and joined the navy in his teens; returning to work for his father in the family coffee shop in Putney. He married Pauline in 1948 and … Continue reading