RESEARCHED from the SCHOOL MAGAZINE 'THE YEOVILIAN' 1923-1974
YEOVIL SCHOOL TEACHING & SUPPORT STAFF
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Aarons, Miss(?). Dulcie 1943 - ?? B.A. Hons in Classics, Latin. She took over from Rev. Allen and was called on to do German translations for captured airmen by the Local Authority.
Aldridge, Mr. Alfred 1886 - 1896 Headmaster. Son of John and educated in Clarence Street. School moved to Kingston.
Aldridge, Mr. John 1845 - 1885 Headmaster, opened school in Clarence Street.
Anderson, Mr.Neil Scott 1961 - 1963 Geography, Sports.
Allen, Rev. P A 1942 - ?? Temporary wartime Classics master.
Attridge, Mr. R T 1926 - 1928 M.A. Hons. Modern Languages Tripos.
Barrett, Mr.'Baba' ??-??
Bartaby, Mr. Ray, G R 1959 - 1963 Mathematics
Batchelor, Rev. A W 1896 - 1899 ??
Beach, Mrs J L ?? - 1972 School Secretary
Beaumont, Miss, ?? - 1945 ??
Berryman, Mr. Bill A 'Bruce' 1972 - 1974 Religious Education
Bevan, Rev. 'Revbev' ??-??
Brunton Miss F P 'Fanny' 1945 - ??
Burbridge, Mr. E W 1927 - 1930 English
Burbridge, Mrs. 1929 - 1929 Temporary French Teacher
Burbridge, Mr. Neville T 1972 - 1974 B.Sc. Joint Headmaster for YS and Yeovil High School and Headmaster Designate of the new Westfield School
Burgess, Mr. J A 'Budgie' 1970 - 1972 Head of PE and Games
Butler, Mrs. A 1973 - 1974 Mathematics and Physics
Capern, Mr 1920s/30s Woodwork
Clatworthy, Miss. ??-??
Cook, Mr. H R 'Dagwood' 1945 - 1973 Biology - drove an Alvis Sliver Eagle Tourer.
Cooksley, Mr. J 1934 - 1934 B.Sc. Temp Teacher
Cornelius, Mr. C L 1930 - 1930 School Organist and Asst. Librarian
Cornelius, Mr. Mike L 1966 - 1970 M.A. Head of Mathematics
Cousins, Mr. Bernard 'Polo' 1959 - 74 English
Cumming, Miss.. ??-??
Crouch, Mr. H S 'Harry' & Mrs. 1916 - 1932 School Caretakers at Kingston School
Dauncey, Dr. W J 'Bigger' ??-?? Master
Duggins, Mrs. Lynn S 'Linda' 1971 - 1974 Part Time-English, Geography, History and R.E.
Edkins, Dr. C W 1942 - ?? ex Head of Accrington GS-Temp wartime Latin master.
Ellery, Mr. A J 'Alf' 1947 - 1974 School Caretaker extraordinaire! (at Mudford Road) lived in the Caretakers? Cottage in Roping path. Hobby was breeding Budgerigars.
Ellis, Mr. Roger 1972 - 1974 B.Sc - Biology and some Maths - went on to Yeovil College
Evans, Dr. David 'Parry' 1971 - 74 Head of Music - also known as 'DRE' and 'Doc E'
Evans, James 'Pop' 1944 - 1959 B.A.- Geography and Orchestra -Died 29/12/67
Evans, Mrs. Hilda 'Ma' 1945 - ?? Art and Geography
Fewkes, Mr.J 1973 - 1974 Head of Mathematics
Fletcher, Mr. A 'Arnie' 1962 - 1974 French
Fletcher, Mr. A T 'Geoff' 1930 - 1965 Hons. Latin - Joined RAF 1941. Kingston Housmaster and ran Radio Club.
Fletschmann, Mr. M M ??-??
Ford, Rev. Eddy 'Pop' early 1940's Temp. wartime Latin Master - had been a missionary in Japan.
Fordham, Mr. J S 'Joss' 1970 - 1972 B.Sc. - Deputy Headmaster and Acting Head.
Forshaw, Mr. P O 'Poff' ?? - 1926 House Master, Games, French, Organiser of the Choral Society and Dramatics.
Fosdyke, Miss 1920s/30s? Taught Art with G J Mitchell
Gadd, Ken 1972 - 1974 Chemistry - went on to Yeovil College
Garland, Mr. Neil 'Judy' 1965 - 1971 Music
Getwood, Miss. ??-??
Gibling, Mr. D 'Puddley' ??-?? English
Goff, Mr. B J 1967 - 1974 Chemistry
Godden, Hugh - 1960's. Religious Studies.
Greaves, Mr. R Dick 'Gutty' 1966 - 1973 History and Senior Master in 1972
Grosse, Louis, 1946/47 French Assistant
Haaf ten, Mr. W A 1926 - ?? French
Haas, Mrs. M 'MaHass' 1970 - 1972 B.Sc. Part time Mathematics
Hale, Mr. David 1970 - 1974 Head of Craft
Harris, Mr. A G 'Harry' 1944 - ?? B.Sc. Physics
Harris, Len ? Groundsman who also played for Yeovil Town part time
Harvey, Mr. J W 'Spook' 1952 - 1959 English, Rugby, Produced school plays.
Harvey, Mr. P H J 1933 - ?? Temporary Master and 'Old Boy' (Headboy)
Harwood, Mrs. J L 1970 - ?? B.Sc. Physics
Hayward, Mr. L C 'Polly' and 'Elsie' 1944 - 1965 History, Director of the school's excavation of the Roman Villa at Lufton.
Hoare, Mr. R A 1926 - ?? Temporary Master and ex pupil.
Horne, Mr. F J 'Fred' 1954 - 1974 Mathematics, Games, Army Cadets, President of the OYA.
Hughes, Miss. J 'Janet' 1971 - 1973 B.A. French and German.
Hulme, Mr. E (Fume) 1968 - ?? French
Hyde, Mr. Norman 1934 -1944 L.R.A.M. Music Master - Organist at St Johns Church and taught music privately. Became Head of Music Dept. at The George Watson College.
Iofrida, M 1959 - 1960 French - Assistant Teacher
Isaac, Mrs. A 1970 - ?? M.A. Part time English
Isaac, Mr. Maurice L R 1966 - 1971 M.A. (Cantab) Head Master
Jackman, Mr. Derham ??-??
Jackson, Mr. A E 1923 - 1930 M.C., B.A. (London) House Master School House, O/C School Corps.
Jeffries, Mrs. H M 'Fan' 1942 - 1942 B.A. Hons. Temp wartime teacher.
Johnson, Mr. S W 'Syd' 1962 - 1965 M.A.(Oxon) Headmaster
Jones, Mr. J M 'Lom' 1965 - 74 English History, Economics
Judson, Mr 1920's Chemistry
Kenwood, Mr. R B 'Mixer' 1965 - ?? Mathematics
Kitson, Mr. John A 'Pithead' 'Jack'/ 1972 - 1974 P.E and Games - also known as 'Pitprop' - a former Rugby League player.
Lee, Mr. M J 1970 - 1974 B.A. - English
Lewin, Mr. F B 'Frank' 1956 - 1974 Head of Modern Languages - also known as 'Smiler'
Logan, Mr. W J 'Paddy' 1940s-?? History, he was an Irish international rugby player (poss. full back)
Loveland, Mr. Maurice 1970-?? B.Sc. Head of Mathematics
Lumb, Mr. T 'Tommy' 1939 - 1974 B.A. Classics, Latin, Biblical Greek, Sports, O/C ACF, Deputy Headmaster 1972, President of the OYA.
Lunt, Miss 'Wilma'? 1962 - 1964 Music
Lyddon, Mr. H M 'Benny' or 'Twiggy' 1930 - 1961 B.Sc. Chemistry, House Master Ivel, O/C ACF, Senior Science Master, Deputy Headmaster.
Mallinson, Mr Vivian, Lt Cmdr. ret'd. 1960-?? Geography
Midgley, Mr. A 1931 - 1934 Hons. Grad. Mathematics Tripos, Rugby, Cricket.
Miller, Mrs. M 1973 - 1974 Art
Milroy, Mrs. H ??-??
Mitchell, G J 1920s/30s Art
Monk, Mr. ??-?? Headmaster
Moon, Mr. J S 1963 - 1966 Deputy Headmaster
Morris, Miss. S 'Sally' 1971 - 1974? Geography
Mumford, Mr. George 1923 - 1943 Mathematics, Physics, Biology, House Master Kingston, O/C Cadet Corps, Dramatics.
Mundy, E W ??-??
Murray, Mr. W 'Bill' 1972 - 1974 B.Sc. - Mathematics and some Physics - went on to be Head of Science at Yeovil College
Oxlade, Mrs. Diane 'Di' 1972 - 1974 Biology - went on to Yeovil College
Palmer, Mr. H E ??-??
Palmer, Mr. Harry W 'Titch' or 'Weedy' 1931 - 1967 B.Sc. - Mathematics, Physics, Sports. i/c of Gardening during War Years
Palmer, L W ??-??
Parry, Mr. Frank 'Harry' 1944 - ?? B.Sc. - Mathematics.
Pearson, J W 'Boss' 1921 - 1943 M.A. - Headmaster, Became Vicar of Queen and West Camel, Died at Chiselborough in 1951.
Percival, Mr. J W ?? - 1931 Mathematics, Games.
Percival, Mrs. ?? - 1930 Temporary Latin Teacher.
Phillips, Mr. Arthur 1921 - 1931 F.R.C.O., L.R.A.M., Music Master. Pineaud, Mr. M 1958 - 1959 French - Assistant Teacher
Pitt, Mrs. A 1942 - ?? B.A.
Porter, Mr. W C 1929 - 1930 B.Sc. First Class Hons., Chemistry. Was a Cambridge Soccer Blue. Played several games for Yeovil F C at Huish.
Powell, Mr. Jack 1956 - ?? French
Preston, K ??-?? English
Pritchard Georgie ??-??
Prudden, Mr. H C 'Danny' 1961 - 1974 Geography.
Pryor, Mr. J J 'Cissy' 1935 - 1944 M.Sc., Mathematics, Housemaster Kingston, Left to become Head of Yeovil Technical College.
Quick, Mr. M 1973 - 1974 History
Rees, Mr. L E 'Taffy' 1929 - 1956 M.A. Hons., Modern Languages, & English Tripos, French, Housemaster School House. Was a Quaker and committed pacifist due to being at the Battle of Passendale during WW1.
Rees, Mrs. 'Fanny' 1944 - 1956 French
Ricketts, Mr. 'Herbie' 1938 - 1947 Caretaker - lived in the cottage in Roping Path.
Risdon, Mr. F G 1915 - 1928 Music and Singing. Rejoined school in 1931 and left again in 1934.
Robinson, Mrs. 1945 - ?? ??
Ross, Mr. A B ??-?? Geography ?
Ross White, Miss M 1972 - School Secretary
Rowswell, Mr. W J 'Tubby' 1905 - 1927 House Master Kingston School. Died 7/12/29 aged 63 years.
Rudd, Mr. Frank Chadd 1899 - 1921 M.A., Headmaster of Kingston School. Died 1/7/35 aged 78 years.
Rudd, Mr. Frank Austin 1901 - 1903 Was 17 yrs old, probably a student teacher, went on the teach at Alleyn's School, Dulwich.
Rudd, Rev. Gilbert ??-?? M.A. Son of Frank C Rudd, was later Rector of Corton Denham.
Sharman, Mr. M 'Max' 1945/6 - 1954 ex RAF (with moustache) -Mathematics, PE & Sports, O/C ATC.
Shier, Miss. O M 1924 - ?? B.A. Hons. English Language and Literature.
Sinclair, Mr. H B 'Pop' 1944 - ?? Music. He was the father of Monica Sinclair the well known Contralto who often sang at The Last Night of the Proms. In 1944/5 he conducted an important school production of 'Messiah' where Monica and her sister (a soprano) took solo parts.
Sparkes, Mr. Ernie R 'Ned' 1944 - 1967 Woodwork - carved the Headmasters chair and school lectern.
Smith, Mr. Brian H 1967 - 1974 Physics
Sloper, Mr. F J 'Toot' or 'Ally' 1920 - 1944 Deputy Headmaster, Geography, Housemaster of Ivel,
Stayte, A C ??-??
Stedman, Mr. H M 1955 - 1961 ??
Steele, Mr. David 1966 - 1973 German
Stok, Mr. Victor M 'Ollie' 1959 - 1974 Art
Sutcliffe, Mr. Peter ? 1960s History ??
Swaine, Mr. K B 'Fritz' 1944 - 1965 MA Mathematics.
Talboys, Mrs June 1965 - 1974 Main Lab. Technician
Thompson, Mr. A Denys 1944 - 1962 M.A., Headmaster, English and General Studies to the 6th Form.
Thompson, Mr. P 1957- 1965 General Science
Thomas, Mr. G 'Feefteen' 1942 - 1945 B.A., M.Sc. History. Kingston Housemaster.
Thompsett, Dr. D H 1944 - ?? Ph.D., Biology.
Tippett, Mr. F J 1961 - 1962 Deputy Headmaster.
Tyack, Mr. N C P 'Tintacks' 1930 - 1942 M.A., Hons. History
Tyack, Mrs 1940 - 1942 Temp. while Tom Lumb in the RAF.
Unwin, Mr. P R 'Pru' or 'Joe' 1950 - 1973 M.A. English, French, Geography, History. Became an Alderman & Mayor of Yeovil.
Vodden, Mr. T H 'Taffy' 1966 - 1971 M.A., Head of Religious Education. He was killed and his wife in a motor accident on Sept 5th '72.
Walmsley, Mrs. A 1973 -1974 English.
Warren, Miss. ??-??
Warrender, Mr. R W 'Doc' 1965 - 1974 Chemistry.
Waye, Mr. H O 'Harry' 1913 - 1925 ??
Waye, Mr. P B 1923 - ?? M.A.,Hons. English/ Physics
Weir, Dr. John 'Jock' 1963 - 1968 Chemistry/Music.
Whelan, Miss. M E 'Lulu' 1950? - 1961 Music
White, Mrs. H 'Ma' 1970s Maths
Whitby, Miss. L M 'Ma' 1938 - 1945 Art
Whitt, Mr. P B 1923 - ?? M.A. (London) Hons. English. It was reported in the Spring 1924 that he suffered a serious breakdown in health. He taught English and was Editor of 'The Yeovilian' and was Chairman of the School Literary and Debating Society
Wilkins, Mr. C W ?? - 1929 Chemistry, Games.
Williams, Mr. 'Weary' ??-??
Williams, Miss. A 1942 - 1945 B.A., French
Wilson, Mr 1974 - Geography, was from the Bahamas and taught boxing in the lunch period.
Wood, Mr. C W ??-??
Wood, Mr. Darral 1927 - 1969 English, Cricket, Dramatics.