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dave bryden
Hello Mark. I spent the first two years (3rd and shell) sitting close to Edward and I was delighted when nearly 50 years later he began to attend our Alf Knott Christmas lunches in Greenwich. What surprised me was how his magnificent Teddy boy quiff had ...well...disappeared! I was truly saddened to hear from my chum John Bruce that he had died, O far too early.Best wishes
Mark gould
Hi All,

As an old Roan boy (82-87) I am new to this site, is anyone here from my days or the days of my recently departed father Edward Gould who also attended Roan and regularly attended the dinners for the late Alfie Knott?
John Dennis
Bill Goad?

Geoff, as you can see from the pictures BIll Goad was at the Centenary Dinner and we were on the same table. Brian Gioddard was also there. If you ever find Frank Gosling please let me know!
Geoff Sanders 61-68
Hi - looking for those who joined in 61.
Particularly Ian Nichol Peter Coates William (Bill) Goad
Brian Goddard Andy Gooch Frank? Gosling
Steve Rider Bob Scourfield Charles Smith

I did 22 years in the Army and 20 years now in the NHS.
Live in Swindon.

Meant to join OR Assn but haven't got round tuit!
Anyone remember Alfie Knott's "Brawny British Builders"?
Geoff Bennett
Turkish?, its all Greek to me.
Geoff Bennett
Does anyone know the whereabouts of an old friend, Nick Kay, 1971 - 1977? What with the Army, and spells living abroad, I have managed to lose touch. It would be good to hear from him again, and anyone else who remembers me.
Derek Carter (45-52)
Just got around to viewing the pics from the Centenary Dinner. Looks as though everyone had a good time & made me sad that I couldn't make it over from Canada. This especially as I've had pointed out to me several of my classmates...wouldn't have recognized them otherwise!!
Roan Forever! - the best days of my young life.
john Bruce
Hi Everyone

It's that time of year again - and we have decided to continue with our
Christmas Lunch tradition albeit without our main man. So after 20 years
with Alf as our honoured guest, and one, last year, which he missed through
ill-health, our 22nd will be to commemorate our favourite teacher.

We plan to meet on Friday, 9th December at the Café Rouge in Greenwich at

Please put it in your diary now, and let me know if you plan to come. It
will follow the same format as in previous years (arrival - vague
recognition of someone you sat next to for 6 years - forget what we
ordered - anecdotes about weird Roan customs, teachers and boys - nice
lunch - lots of wine - nomination of someone who got O level maths to sort
out the bill - off to the pub for the rest of the afternoon!).

As last year, Café Rouge are asking us to pre-order. A copy of this year's
menu is attached. Please can you let me know what you want to eat?
They are also asking for a £5 per head deposit!

I would like to confirm numbers as soon as possible as I will be out of the
country from November 9 to 25. Please make cheques payable to me and send to
me at 14 Brookmead Avenue, Bromley, BR1 2LA, and I will settle with a credit

Any queries email or call me on 020 8467 0664.

I look forward to hearing from you.
james mccambridge
does any one know the whereabouts of miss mary mccambridge who left
the area in 1979 under the name of simpson
Tracy Morton


I'm looking to see if anyone remembers Victor Philip who was at roan boys in the 1950's? Tracy
Dave Bryden
A great night in Greenwich on Saturday but insufficient time for catching up; all over too soon but congratulations to the ORA committee for organising the event. Thoroughly enjoyable food and occasion.Merci
Barry Garwood
I have only just found out about Alfie Knotts passing, he was one of the true greats, always helpful and very knowledgeable on just about every subject! if only every teacher today had just a little piece of him in them education in this country would be in a much better state! R.I.P Alfie.
Russ Jackson
Alfie Knott a real hero , his infamous nose hold .....
Malcolm Simmonds
I only recently learned of the death of Alf Knott and his wife. A student from 1966 - 1970, I would simply like to add my respects for an outstanding educationalist and a great gentleman.
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