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In the summer of 1957 Oswestry School's complement of approx 190 pupils were looking forward with anticipation to Speech Day and the 550th anniversary… More...

David Pickup recalls his memories of Roger Howell from their school days in the 1950s. More...

We are sad to announce the death of Roger Howell who passed away on 24 September 2022. More...

Twice per year Bernard Pickup (1950-60), apart from during the Covid-19 pandemic, arranges for a small group of Old Oswestrian friends to meet for an … More...

David Pickup recalls David Edwards, and although five years his junior DP remembers David Edwards, who also boarded at School House, as a likeable, ch… More...

David Edwards (1956-65) is exhibiting his artwork and poetry at Whitewall's Gallery, Chester, on Saturday 30 July from 3pm until 5pm. More...

Colin Yarwood (1948-52) has shared these wonderful photographs spanning 1946 to 1952. More...

Founder's Day means so much to so many Old Oswestrians, and this year its passing compelled Frank Turner (leaver, 1952) to contact us. More...

The annual celebration of Founder's Day will shortly be upon us and as Nov 27 draws near, my memory turns to the many weekend reunions I have enjoyed … More...

John Tilley was a lifelong bachelor and a man of many interests and although he never married John had two great passions. More...

Anglo-German relations hit a low note and there are surprises at the weather station. More...

It is with sadness that David Pickup reports the death of OO Terry Christien. More...

Dai Lewis making the best of a bad job on Speech Day

David Lewis could never be accused of being a shrinking violet. More...

Stoker Lewis

D St B Lewis arrived at Oswestry School in 1946 when teachers were in short supply following World War II, and he became a legend in his own lifetime. More...

On 1 August a group of OOs from the 1950s came together for lunch at The Wynnstay Hotel in Oswestry. More...

What a difference a day makes, and Sunday arrived windy and wet providing excellent conditions for true sailing. More...

As Saturday morning dawned, little could we have anticipated that a day spent on the calm waters of Windermere would end in a rowdy ruckus with Teddy … More...

In the late autumn of 1961 Lake Windermere and its surroundings was the perfect backdrop to a fun-packed few days for a group of about sixteen Old Osw… More...

Read the second part of David Pickup's memoirs recounting the early days of the Northern OO branch. More...

With a short hiatus of 2 months, Mr Pickup has raised his pen again to bring us a memory 'post' Oswestry School - the birth of the Lancashire branch o… More...

This is David's last blog and he must be applauded for the dedication, time, and effort he put in to making these stories fun and informative while re… More...

In David's penultimate blog post he recalls that despite his school days being sometimes wonderful and sometimes challenging, he will always remember … More...

David has now shared over 350 photographs in his weekly blog. Here are a few of the memories behind them... More...

David Pickup muses on past memories from school that have particularly stayed with him over the years. More...

This week David recalls his first flight in the 1940s and joining a modelling club at school. More...

David discusses the exams of his day and the worry of sitting them... More...

With 2021 upon us David looks back at the days when school plays were a normal part of school life. Maybe this year we shall return to normality.... More...

David recounts brotherly love, a Valentine's fiasco and failed escapes! The blog will return after Christmas, but for now David, and all at the OO Soc… More...

With wintery showers in some parts of the UK recently, David talks about winters at Oswestry... 1950s style! More...

David Tomley (1942-50) shared this wonderful photo of ten members of the 1st XI cricket team at Ruthin School, 1949! More...

David Pickup has gestated and written 40 weeks of reminiscences! This week he takes us through entries in his 5 year diary that bring colour and flavo… More...

David Pickup talks about the mistakes, mishaps and misappropriations during his school days. More...

David Pickup recollects the train journey from home to Oswestry Station and the return to school after holidays... More...

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