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Mbeya / Re: Link to Mbeya photos with names of students
« on: 18 January, 2013, 12:11 »
Hi Valerie,
Your name rings a bell, but I can't remember your face I'm afraid. My mother - recently deceased - lived in N Tamborine Qld for many years and my brother Paul lives close by. My other brother Nick lives in Newcastle. Hence, we have a close association with Australia, although living near Bedford UK at the moment. My wife and I generally only visit Qld and NSW, but if we go to Melbourne we'll be sure to look you up. Barry, Denton and I often reminisce about Mbeya and our lives in Tanzania when we meet in Noosa.
Have a good 2013...Andrew

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Mbeya / Re: Link to Mbeya photos with names of students
« on: 05 December, 2012, 11:43 »
Ref the hockey team pic: the girl in the pic is Jane Kingdom - not Anna Boddy - and I think the LH bottom fellow is Angelos Michaelides.

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Mbeya / Re: Link to Mbeya photos with names of students
« on: 05 December, 2012, 10:10 »
I'm Andrew Sowerby and was at Mbeya 1953 - 1956. I remember nearly all the names in the hockey 1st team pic (and in Rosemarie Anders list above). Especially Vasos Poupolos (?) (top right) who was a good friend. I also see: Barry Nicholls, Willi Meir, Paul Kesterman, Alec Wight, John Warwick, Anna Body. I see Barry Nicholls regularly (and, occasionally, Denton Webster) in Noosa, Australia where he and Irene live. I also met David Dye at his folks' place on the Sunshine Coast many years ago. I live in the UK but visit Australia and S Africa regularly - where most of my family now live. Amazing what one can remember after 50 years or so!

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Tanganyika / Re: Life in Tanganyika in Photos 1928 - 1961
« on: 28 November, 2012, 10:01 »
I, too, remember vaguely visiting the hotel in the early 50's with my mother Jean Sowerby. I also remember our Iringa-Mbeya school bus picking up Morag Cormack at Chimala - at least I think it was Morag? Great pics.

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Get in touch / Re: Geoffrey Holland
« on: 13 November, 2012, 13:54 »
Hi Simon. I thought it might be him but wasn't sure. Many thanks for your confirmation. As you say, it's a bit strange re the lack of responses but I guess many of our fellow 'inmates' don't know about this site. Anyway, many thanks for your responses; a member of our family will be very pleased by this info.
Best...Andrew

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Get in touch / Re: Geoffrey Holland
« on: 09 November, 2012, 10:22 »
Hi Simon or anyone else who attended Sao Hill school: Can anyone verify whether or not the attached pic is Geoffrey Holland?
Thanks...Andrew

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Get in touch / Re: Geoffrey Holland
« on: 12 August, 2012, 09:50 »
Hi Simon, Thanks for your reply. I was at Sao Hill around 1948 - 1949 before we went to S. Africa. I want to track Geoffrey Holland and/or his relatives down because a relative of mine has recently found out that he was quite possibly their father! I expect that he died some time ago, but it's possible that my relative has half-siblings in the UK somewhere and would like to establish contact with them. Of course, it's possible that he never had other children, in which case it's just a matter of my relative finding out about their ancestors and antecedents for interest's sake. Regards...Andrew

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Get in touch / Re: Geoffrey Holland
« on: 21 July, 2012, 11:49 »
Further info: I see from a post by Tim Hood that he ran into Geoffrey Holland in England in about 1963. I wonder if he reads this if he could respond and let us know if he could remember which school Mr Holland was a teacher at at that time. Thanks. 
 

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Get in touch / Geoffrey Holland
« on: 10 July, 2012, 09:04 »
I'm looking for info on Geoffrey Holland who used to be the headmaster of Sao Hill school until the early 60s. I believe he became a teacher at a school in the southwest of England thereafter and would appreciate any info on his subsequent activities and location. Thanks.

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