We’ve lost contact with so many

We know of over 900 students gathered from the previous Old Yorkist site and many of the contacts from there have put us in touch with others. Many have sadly passed away but we still have over 500 with whom we have lost contact over the years – no email address, or one that is […]

Vale Peter Dunt and Bruce Dall

Peter Dunt (Kirk House)had a distinguished career in the Royal Navy, rising to the rank of Vice Admiral. He also represented the Navy at cricket and continued playing after he retired. He passed away in October from cancer and is survived by his wife Lesley and two daughters Bruce, who passed away in November, was […]

Kenya Schools Reunion 2020 in Perth

 Until quite recently separate Kenya schools reunions have been held in Perth but, with the possible exception of the Kenya High School (marshalled by Pat Dunn) numbers have dwindled in recent times. So it seemed sensible to Richard Tredget (ex DOY) and Aylwin Halligan-Jolly (representing the Kenya Regiment) to combine all Kenya schools for an […]

Vale Dave Lichtenstein

It is with great sadness that I learned of Dave’s passing late last week (May 2020) at his home in Sydney. Our condolences go to his son Guy, daughter Margot, brother Fred and sisters Esther and Betty. When I first set up the original Old Yorkist web site in 1995 Dave immediately offered his assistance […]

From Optimum Kenya Trust

Optimum Kenya Trust and Msaada Kenya Trust Barua – April 2020UK Charity Number 1154051http://optimumkenyatrust.org John O’Grady writes;This is a brief Barua to inform you of what has recently happened at Lenana school.Last month a fire engulfed and completely gutted Tom Mboya House (previously called Upper Junior House) at the school. No one died because the […]

70th Reunion – Taunton 27th July 2019

Thanks to another huge effort by John Tucker and Ken Doig, the 70th reunion of Old Yorkists was held at the Holiday Inn, Taunton on 27th July, followed by a golf competition the next day organised by Al May. Some 190 Yorkists and their wives came from all over the world to attend what is […]

New website

It has been a few years since the website has had some TLC and lots has happened since. It was time to be little more circumspect about the personal data we were sharing and put the site on a platform that made it easier to keep up to date. So here it is. We haven’t […]