Category: OTs

Great Kickstarter Project from Steve Bingham

“The Persistence Of Vision” is a CD which I have wanted to record for quite some time. I have always loved the solo violin music of J S Bach, and in particular the D minor Partita with the amazing Chaconne movement – quite simply the greatest piece of violin writing ever! Last year I had the …

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Life of the River Thame

First published by the Thame Gazette in 2007. An interesting story as Tony Chaplin was the son of Geoffrey Chaplin, head of the Wenman, and Tony is also an OT. Tony Chaplin, of Windmill Road, Thame, published The River Thame – a fascinating collection of fact, fiction and photographs  The paperback uncovers the history of …

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The School’s First England International

Captain Bertie Oswald Corbett, (Royal Artillery, taken some time during the Great War.) Bertie Corbett attended the School during the late 1880s, leaving in 1894 when the infamous Plummer was still headmaster. Bertie went on to become one of the era’s leading amateur footballers – and an international player to boot. Bertie Oswald Corbett was born …

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