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R.I.P John Turnpenny – Oct 2011

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Funeral Information John Turnpenny’s funeral will take place at St Mary’s Church, Cannon Street, in the precinct off Market Square, Dover. Arrangements are as follows: Place: St Mary’s Church, Dover Date: Friday 11 November 2011 Time: 12 o’clock Dress: John wanted no black ties and a cheerful service. Refreshments will be served in the Parish [...]

John Turnpenny (Crescent House, 1937-1941) made Freeman of Dover town

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Mr John Turnpenny, formerly of Crescent House (1937-1941), was recently granted the honour of  Freeman of Dover by Dover Town Council. He and the two other recipients were the first towns people to receive this award for over 40 years. John Turnpenny, an Old Dovorian (1937 to 1941), has lived in Dover for the majority [...]

R.I.P George Matthews – 2013

The funeral will take place on Tuesday January 29th 2013 at 14.40 at Barham Crematorium (roughly half way between Dover and Canterbury), Canterbury Road (A260), Barham Nr Canterbury, CT4 6QU ( http://www.barham-crematorium.co.uk/ tel 01227 831351). Refreshments will be available at the College afterwards. Penny Matthews (wife of George Matthews) wishes to express her appreciation: “The [...]

Dover College in 1975 – THE FIRST GIRLS

A parent’s story My wife and I were living in 1975 some 7000 miles from England and we had two daughters part-way through their education at a girls’ school in Folkestone, Brampton Down. So we were somewhat put out at the end of 1974 when informed that their school was closing without further notice. Somewhat [...]