The John Fisher Old Boys Association

For former pupils and staff of The John Fisher School, Peaks Hill, Purley

Posts in Category: Old Boy

Tony Avery 

I first met Tony in the 5th form of  The John Fisher School, the seat of learning we both attended in Peaks Hill, Purley. It was not a mutual love of academia that formed the basis of our friendship - it was more his confidential advice to me that, if I cycled down to Carshalton, and put my school cap in my pocket, I would find that the landlord of the Windsor Castle had a very liberal interpretation of the licensing laws where schoolboys were concerned. He was right!

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30 September 2014 14:25:00 Categories: Football Old Boy

Aidan MacDermott 

Aidan MacDermot April 3, 1923 - October 19, 2013 died suddenly on October 19, 2013.  Aidan broadcast for the BBC for nearly 20 years before moving to the US where, until his retirement, he served as an Information Officer for the British Consulate in Chicago.

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05 November 2013 18:08:00 Categories: Old Boy

Hugo Dunn-Meynell 

April 4, 1926 to February 6, 2013, aged 86

Joined the school in 1942, advertising executive and founder and former chairman of the International Wine & Food Society.

Quoted as saying "... good food and wine should be within everyone's reach." which if nothing else proves he was a good Fisher Boy!

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05 April 2013 15:25:00 Categories: Old Boy

Jeremy (Jerry) Norris RIP 

We have received this message from Jerry's Daughter Adele: "Jeremy (Jerry) Norris passed away suddenly on January 23rd 2012 aged 60. Jerry who lived in Wiggenhall St Germans had been strongly battling illness for almost two years. Trustee... read more
29 January 2012 14:10:00 Categories: Football Old Boy

Simon Sterling RIP 

We have today heard the very sad news of the death of Simon Sterling at home in South Croydon. Simon was a very popular member of Purley John Fisher Rugby Club and avid supporter of London Irish. He was very well known to very many Old Boys... read more
16 October 2007 14:06:00 Categories: Old Boy Rugby

Ray Alston RIP 

It is with very great sadness that we have to announce the death of Ray Alston. Ray was an honorary Old Boy who will be fondly remembered by many old boys. He retired to Somerset some years ago to spend more time on the Golf course and it was on... read more
26 September 2007 14:02:00 Categories: Old Boy
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