It is now just over nine weeks since I was installed as President of the Old Boltonians’ Association for 2017 by Sir Philip Craven, and four days since my first function in that role which was the annual Alumni Cambridge Dinner, held at Jesus College. This was a very pleasant evening with good food and wine and plenty of interesting conversation....
The Old Boltonians' Association has a world-wide membership of over 4,500 former pupils of Bolton School Boys' Division. It has existed in one form or another since 1895, at which time the school, then Bolton Grammar School, was a small one-room school with fewer than 100 pupils.
The first Old Boys' Dinner was held in the Commercial Hotel, Bolton...
Past Presidents of the Old Boltonians' Association
1939-48 Dr B Thornley
1948-50 A Holt
1950-52 J M Howarth
1952-53 Dr F Vause
1953-54 R M Greenhalgh
1954-56 Sir W Tonge
1956-57 W H Haslam...
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