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Wing Commander, George Laurence Bazett Hull DFC
Wing Commander, George Laurence Bazett Hull DFC

OD and Wing Commander, George Laurence Bazett Hull DFC, RAF had a dramatic and fascinating story. Piloting the De Havilland DH 98 Mosquito T MARK III … More...

Gr 11s from Bishops, at the Museum
Neil du Toit (Gray House, Gr 11) and Jonty Wright (Kidd House, Gr 11) on a visit to the Museum.

Neil du Toit and Jonty Wright were among the visitors at the Museum, Yesterday, at the occasion of the Awareness Initiative for the Museum, for Bishop… More...

Re-living the past
Museum awareness

Grade 8s from Bishops visit the Museum and try one some historical props. More...

Some young visitors to the Museum
Museum awarness for young Bishops students

Finley (Pre-Prep) and Hunter Emms pay the Museum a visit More...

From Left to Right: Nicole Durand of the ODU, Peter Saurerman OD and David Leslie OD.
Peter Sauerman donates his book on Golfing in SA to the ODU.

OD writes excellent book entitled 'A History of Golf in South Africa'. More...

Fr Monwabisi (L) and Youth Pastor Justin (R) each having received a Bible from the Museum.
Fr Monwabisi Peter and Pastor Justin Woolls visit the Museum.

Fr Monwabisi Peter the College Chaplain and the Prep Youth Pastor Justin Woolls were each give a Bible from the Archives at Bishops. More...

Lt John Selfe writing from Italy
Letters from the Front

John Selfe (Bishops 1930 - June 1939) writing from Italy, to Advocate Frank Reid at the ODU. More...

Aerial Photo of Bishops in the Early Sixties
Bishops Then & Now

Thank you to Donald Fraser Bett (FH 1966) for sending in this incredible aerial photo of the Bishops Estate (we think it's of the early 1960s). More...

Raymond Ackerman fearturing in one of his books.
Some of Raymond Ackerman's extra-mural activities whilst at school.

Some of the material currently being used in the composition of a display on Raymond Ackerman, in the Museum, at Bishops. More...

FORUM MEETS AT THE ODU
Forum at The Mitre

Professor Keertan Dheda a leading medical scientist addresses FORUM More...

'The Peter Steyn Collection'.
Peter Steyn donates rare photographic collection

World renowned Ornithologist Donates Precious Photographic Collection the the Bishops Museum. More...

Dr Murray views a photograph of Dr Sally Satchel
Dr Jeffrey Murray of UCT visits the Museum

Dr Satchel's Latin Scholarship appeals to the Section Head of Classics at UCT. More...

School Fees 1969
School Fees 1969

While packing up to move, Peter Lamming (1955F) came across a Bishops School account from 1969. Needless to say the times (and fees) have changed! More...

Melanie Herman at the Bishops War Memorial Theatre
Searching for a fallen OD of WWII

Melanie Herman visited the Museum on Tuesday 16 April 2019 to enquire about details of an OD that fell in WWII. More...

The War Memorial Chapel
Memorial Chapel Concerts

Two concerts were recently held in the Memorial Chapel, from the Music Department and Bishops Society. More...

Vernon Head (1984O) presenting to the Lingua Franca Society Boys
Lingua Franca - Vernon Head (1984O)

Mr Vernon Head OD addressed Lingua Franca today on a topic about finding the world’s most rare bird. Mr Head also explained how he came to be intere… More...

Dr Paul Murray (Bishops Archivist) and Zama Jimba (1994S)
Zama Jimba (1994S)

Zama Jimba visited the Museum on Monday 8 April. More...

Two matric pupils presenting on the breakup of former Yugoslavia.
Historical Bench in the Boardroom

As part of our aim to get the current pupils (future ODs) more involved in the OD Union we have invited the school societies to make use of our facili… More...

Jean Luger and Heather Sargeant the granddaughters of Dr Solly Satchel
Jean Luger and Heather Sargeant the granddaughters of Dr Solly Satchel

Jean Luger and Heather Sargeant the granddaughters of Dr Solly Satchel visited Bishops More...

Thursday 4 April 2019
Granddaughters of Dr Solly Satchel

In the group photograph from Left to Right are: Jeremy Lawrence (1952F), Peter Steyn (1955O), Heather Sergeant who lives in the USA, granddaughter, an… More...

Thursday 4 April 2019
Visit to Bishops by the Warner family

In the photo are: Stephen Warner (grandson), Chris Warner (son), Alina Warner & Pam Warner. Children: Emma Warner & Matthew Warner (great-grandson and… More...

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