Archive of the Ashcombe Dorkinian Association

Given by David Mountain on behalf of the ADA

D H Mountain, 65 Broadhurst, Ashtead, KT21 1QD; Tel: 01372 273227

 

Date of Offer: 11 October 2007

Accession Number: DOKDM/U200812

Date of Accession: 1 April 2008

Reference Number R742/1‑24

 

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Photocopied index to Admission Register, 1930s.
  Gives names only of first 1210 pupils admitted from 1931 to 1943

 R742/1

 

Correspondence relating to new pupil

Duplicated letter to new parent with invitation to meeting at school; 21 May 1959

 R742/2/1

Duplicated letter from SCC to parent offering place at Dorking County School; June 1959

  R742/2/2

Duplicated letter from school to parent regarding application for daughter's travelling expenses; 15 June 1959

 R742/2/3

Duplicated letter from SCC to parent granting a bus pass or rail season ticket; 14 August 1959 [damaged]

  R742/2/4

Duplicated copy of school regulations and other details n.d. cl959

  R742/2/5

Duplicated list detailing School Dress for Girls; n.d. c1959 [slightly damaged]

  R742/2/6

Receipt for items of school uniform bought at Charles Degenhardt Ltd, South Street, Dorking; 13 June 1959

  R742/2/7

 

Duplicated letter to parents explaining the aims and objectives of The Amenities Fund; 11 February 1961

  R742/3

 

Speech Day Programmes

Dorking County School, 12 December 1945; lists school successes [torn holes on left side]

  R742/4/1

Dorking County School, 12 December 1945 [many autographs on front, has been folded]

 R742/4/2

Dorking County (Grammar) School, 4 December 1946; lists school successes [holes punched at side]

  R742/4/3

Dorking County (Grammar) School, 3 December 1947; lists school successes [holes punched at side]

  R742/4/4

Dorking County (Grammar) School, 25 February 1949; lists examination successes [holes punched at side]

  R742/4/5

Dorking County (Grammar) School, 3 March 1950; lists examination successes [holes punched in side]

  R742/4/6

Dorking County Grammar School, 9 March 1951; lists examination successes [holes punched in side]

  R742/4/7

Programme for The Ashcombe School Awards Evening; 19 December 2007

  R724/4/8

 

Programmes for musical performances

Performance of Messiah by the Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; 29, 31 March & 1 April 1947; conductor Dr D Moore Morgan; soloists Audrey Knowles, Gwen Ralph, Charles Danson, lan Macpherson, Hebe Blake. [punched holes on left]

  R742/5/1

Performance of Elijah by the Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; 24, 25 March 1948; conductor Dr D Moore Morgan; soloists Hebe Blake, Valerie Pratt, Joyce Fowler, Charles Danson; orchestra leader Blanche Mundlak

  R742/5/2

Performance of Israel in Egypt by the Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; 12 March (no year ? 1949); conductor Dr D Moore Morgan ‑ soloists Marjorie Avis, Margaret Bissett, John Duncan; orchestra leader Grace Burrows [punched holes on left]

  R742/5/3

Performance of Saint Paul by the Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; 3 & 5 June 1950; conductor Dr D Moore Morgan; soloists Ellis Keeler, Hebe Morgan, Joyce Fowler, Sidney Pudney; orchestra conductor Grace Burrows [punched holes on left, damaged back page, display label attached to front]

  R742/5/4

Performance of Messiah by the Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; 3 & 5 February 1951; autographed; conductor Dr D Moore Morgan; soloists Hebe Morgan, Estelle Johnson, Timothy Buckley, Richard Standen, J C Blake; orchestra leader Hugh Maguire

  R742/5/5

Performance of Elijah by the Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; 22 & 24 March 1952; conductor Dr D Moore Morgan; soloists Robert Irwin, Hebe Morgan, Sheila Young, David Galliver; orchestra leader Donald Stewart

  R742/5/6

Performance of Messiah by the Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; 13 & 15 February 1954; conductor Dr D Moore Morgan; soloists Hebe Morgan, Sheila Young, David Galliver, Roger Stalman, J C Blake, Norman Burgess; orchestra leader lvor McMahon

  R742/5/7

Performance of Messiah by the Surrey Philharmonic Orchestral Society; 26 December 1948; includes Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; [punched holes on left]

  R742/5/8

Duplicated typed programme for Choral Concert by the Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; 24 July 1948‑ conductor Dr D Moore Morgan; soloists Hebe Blake, Sheila Bowers, Todd Jones, Richard Standen; accompanist J C Blake [damaged & punched holes on left]

  R742/5/9

Duplicated typed programme for a performance of Messiah by the Senior Choir and the Old Dorkinian Musical Society; 14 December (no year given); conductor Dr D Moore Morgan; soloists Hebe Blake, Sheila Bowers; organ J C Blake [punched holes on left, slightly torn & creased]

  R742/5/10

Duplicated typed programme for a performance of Church Music by the Senior Choir; 20 July no year given; conductor Dr D Moore Morgan; soloists Hebe Blake, lan Macpherson; organ J C Morgan; timpani Elaine Gritton [punched holes on left slightly creased]

  R742/5/11

 

Drama Programme:

Trio, One‑act plays 3, 4 & 5 March 1949; produced by Miss N Barter and Mr G E Grimsey; many autographs

  R742/6

 

Sports events:

Programme for the Sixteenth Annual Athletic Sports; 20 July 1949; lists competitors [punched holes on left]

  R742/7

 

Newspaper cuttings with reviews of various school activities

Review of a performance of Messiah at Leatherhead Parish Church; newspaper and date not given. [see R742/5/10]

  R742/8/1

Review of a performance of Messiah at the school; newspaper and date not given [see R742/51/11]

  R742/8/2

 

Photocopies of various newspaper cuttings

1949‑50; probably the Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser; 6pp [includes visit to the school by George Tomlinson MP, Minister for Education, 1949]

  R742/8/3

 

Booklet issued to commemorate the 60th Anniversary School Reunion 3, 4 & 5 April 1992         R742/9

A Glimpse of School Life from 1931‑1991

 

Photographs

Mounted photograph of Sub‑Prefects, 1950

  R742/10/1

Mounted Photograph of Prefects 1949‑50

  R742/10/2

Mounted photograph of Prefects, 1950‑51

  R742/10/3

Mounted photograph of 1st Xl Football Team, 1949‑50

  R742/10/4

Unmounted photograph of a 1947‑48 Football Team

  R742/10/5

Unmounted photograph of Geoffrey & Michael Pearson, (father & son) ‑ captains tossing up in annual parents rounders match; 1949

  R742/10/6

Unmounted photograph of the Cricket first Xl, 1947; autographs on back

  R742/10/7

Colour photograph of Norman "Brute" Bradshaw at the ceremonial opening of the Memorial Gates at the Ashcombe School, 14 October 2000

  R742/10/8

Colour photograph on tablet on the War Memorial Gates; 14 October 2000

  R742/10/9

Computer prints of 27 school groups (sports teams, Sixth Forms etc), on 8 A4 sheets plus small prints of 2 girls Hockey Teams

  R742/10/10/1‑10

 

On CD‑Rom Football 1st XI 1946‑47, 1947‑48, 1948‑49, 1949‑50;
Cricket 1st XI 1946‑47,1947‑48, 1948‑49, 1949‑50;
Prefects 1949‑50, 1950‑51

  R742/11

 

Magpie, The Bi‑Monthly Newsletter of The Old Dorkinian Association, nos. 182 & 184; April & August 1968

  R742/12/1‑2

 

19th Dorking (Grammar School) Scout Troop: Menu and programme for a Reunion Dinner held at The Holly and Laurel, South Holmwood; 26 October 1968

  R742/13

 

The Ashcombe Dorkinian Association

 

The Ashcombe Dorkinian Association: Menu & programme for luncheon to commemorate the 7th anniversary of the Association, 9 October 1999 (includes a list of those present)

  R742/14/1

The Ashcombe Dorkinian Association: Menu & programme for luncheon to commemorate the 9th anniversary of the Association, 13 October 2001 (includes a list of those present)

  R742/14/2

 

Memorial Gates Project

Correspondence of the sub‑committee set up to organise the project (i.e. John Hayns chair; John Gent; Peter Mills; Anthony Lockwood; ex‑officio Rosemary Dale). Also includes references to the residue of the 1992 Reunion committee funds and its proper ownership & use; November 1999 ‑ August 2000 [includes 9 very badly faded faxes retained for continuity]

  R742/15/1/1‑47

Letter to all ADA members appealing for funds

  R742/15/2

Selection of letters from members making donations

  R742/15/3/1‑29

Chairman's report and list of donors

  R742/15/4

List of former pupils killed in both world wars with 31 pp information about most of them downloaded from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Website

  R742/15/5/1‑2

 

Dr Derek Moore Morgan (Doc Morgan)

Committee Correspondence relating to the Doc Morgan Award

  R742/16/1/1‑26

Copies of letters received with donations to the Award

  R742/16/2/1‑26

Printed Email from Hebe Morgan thanking everyone on her husband's behalf

  R742/16/3

 

Archibald Charles Barnes (1931‑2002): funeral eulogy by his son

  R742/17

 

Norman William Bradshaw (1905‑2003); order of service for funeral, 19th June 2003

  R742/18

 

Facsimile copy of The Dorking High School Magazine, Spring term 1917

  R742/19/1

Tales Out of School, an article written by Eileen Fox based on the 1917 magazine; 2pp

  R742/19/2

 

Photocopy of photograph of the School Cadets, 1915

  R742/19/3

Photocopy of photograph of the School Cadets, 1916; photographer J W Moorhouse

  R742/19/4

 

Photocopy of photograph of Sidney Worrow (1901‑1999) aged 15 in uniform

  R742/19/5

Photocopy of photograph of an etching of Pear Tree Cottage by Charles Coffins; c1916

  R742/19/6

 

Newsletters and Magazines

 

The Dorking High School Magazine, published termly at the School, Chart Lane

 

Autumn Term, 1916 (21 pp, slightly foxed soft cover)

  R742/20/1

Spring Term 1917 (16pp, slightly foxed soft cover)

  R742/20/2

Summer Term, 1917 (15pp, slightly foxed soft cover)

  R742/20/3

Autumn Term, 1917 (17pp, slightly foxed soft cover)

  R742/20/4

Spring Term, 1918 (15pp, slightly foxed soft cover)

  R742/20/5

Summer Term, 1918 (15pp, soft cover)

  R742/20/6

 

"The Dorkinian", the magazine of the Dorking County School

No. 20; Summer 1940 (25pp, blue soft cover>

  R742/21/20

No. 21; Spring 1941 (33pp, blue soft cover)

  R742/21/21

No. 22; Summer 1941 (23pp, blue soft cover, with lunchtime timetable written inside back cover)

  R742/21/22

No. 23; Spring 1942 (26p p, blue soft cover; with spelling test written on title page)

  R742/21/23

No. 25; Spring 1943 (30pp, no cover)

  R742/21/25

No. 26; Summer 1943 (16pp, no cover, foxed)

  R742/21/26

No. 27; Summer 1944 (23pp, no cover, slight tear)

  R742/21/27

 

"The Dorkinian", the magazine of the Dorking County (Grammar) School

Volume 2, No. 1; July 1946; 31 pp, soft cover

  R742/22/2/1

Volume 2, No. 2; July 1947; 34pp, soft cover

  R742/22/2/2

Volume 2, No. 3: July 1948; 34pp, soft cover

  R742/22/2/3

Volume 2, No. 4: July 1949; 42pp, soft cover

  R742/22/2/4

Volume 2, No. 5: July 1950; 39pp, soft cover

  R742/22/2/5

Volume 3, No. 4: July 1960; 43pp, soft cover

  R742/22/3/4

 

"The Dorkinian", the newsletter of the Ashcombe Dorkinian Association

No. 1; Autumn 1992

  R742/23/1

No. 2; Spring 1993

  R742/23/2

No. 3; Autumn 1993

  R742/23/3

No. 4; Spring 1994

  R742/23/4

No. 5; Autumn 1994

  R742/23/5

No. 6; Spring 1995

  R742/23/6

No. 7; Autumn 1995

  R742/23/7

No. 8; Spring 1996

  R742/23/8

No. 9; Autumn 1996

  R742/23/9

No. 10; Spring 1997

  R742/23/10

No. 11; Autumn 1997

  R742/23/11

No. 12; Spring 1998

  R742/23/12

No. 13; Autumn 1998

  R742/23/13

No. 14; Spring 1999

  R742/23/14

No. 15; Autumn 1999

  R742/23/15

 

"Accent on Ashcombe", the news magazine of The Ashcombe School

No. 1; October 1998

  R742/24/1

No. 2; February 1999

  R742/24/2

No. 3; July 1999

  R742/24/3

No. 5; March 2000

  R742/24/5

No. 6; July 2000

  R742/24/6

No. 9, October 2001

  R742/24/9

No. 11; October 2002

  R742/24/11

No. 12; May 2003

  R742/24/12

No. 13; October 2003

  R742/24/13

No. 14; April 2004

  R742/24/14

No. 15; September 2004

  R742/24/15

No. 16; April 2005

  R742/24/16

No. 17; September 2005

  R742/24/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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