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Founder's Day 2018

Founder's Day was a triumph this year.  It all began in the morning with a very well attended and jovial AGM (despite the early hour) where the committe voted in new members including a new President, Ian Campbell (1968-73), Treasurer, David Ward (1960-69), Darron Humphreys (1986-88) and Alun...

The Famous Topham Brothers

The Topham brothers were born at 9 Tumpley Toll Gate, Elson, Ellesmere and during their time at school they excelled at sport, captaining the school teams at football and cricket. Robert (1878-86), known as Bertie, was born in Ellesmere on 3 November 1867. He was the fifth of six children and the...

Old Oswestrian Fund helps Adelina

At Speech Day this year the chairman of the Old Oswestrian Society, Tim Goff, announced a new annual award to be offered to current Sixth Form pupils. The first of these awards was presented to Adelina Creciun (2016-208). The Society spent some time deciding on the best way to support the School...

London Dinner 2018

It was a fantastic evening for all OOs and their spouses at the London Dinner 2018 held at the Savile Club in Mayfair last Friday evening.  Everyone was in fine fettle as they enjoyed the exquisite food and good wine that was on offer throughout the evening. Chairman of the OO Society, Tim Goff,...

Michael George Ellett (1953-1957)

We say goodbye to Michael George Ellett (1953-57) who sadly passed away aged 75 on Monday 4 June, formerly of Woodlands Farm, Exmouth. Husband of Sue, father to Ken and Julie. The funeral service will be held at Exeter Crematorium and Remembrance Gardens on Wednesday 20 June at 2.30pm. No flowers...

70 Years of Holbache Boarding House

Old Oswestrian Dr Alston Kennerley (1947-51) joined Oswestry School as one of the very first boarders in Holbache Boarding House when it was opened 70 years ago in 1947. The building, formerly Oswestry Cottage Hostpital, was vacated in 1939 when the Oswestry & District Hospital opened in Upper...