We use cookies to track visitor statistics and personalise adverts. This info is shared with Google. Only use the site if you agree to this. OK, I agree

Forestry Memories Image Library

Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Forestry Memories || Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
Gwydyr Forestry School 1967
Forestry Memories
 View Large Version 
No: 3717   Contributor: Mairi Stewart   Year: 1967
Gwydyr Forestry School 1967

The photograph is courtesy of Chris Robinson and is of the 1965-1967 students taking part in the 1967 prize giving event. Chris only has some of the names against the numbers as follows:

1. John Webb from Glyn's comment
2. Tony Hemming from Glyn's comment
3. Gavin Munro from Glyn's comment
4. Keith Leech from Glyn's comment
5. Tom Buchanan from Glyn's coment
6. Michael Spernagle from Glyn's comment
7. John Carlton from Glyn's comment
8. Roger Gatiss from Glyn's comment
9. R Colin Price
10. Glyn Lloyd from Glyn's comment
11. Gordon Little from Glyn's comment
12. Doug Yeats (Additional info from Frank Thom and John Keenleyside - see below)
13. Mike Jackson from Glyn's comment
14. Brian Flrtcher from Glyn's comment
15. Paul Sherrington from Glyn's comment
16. Ben S Thomson (Forester Instructor) (Additional info John Keenleyside - see below)
17. John H Robertson (Forester Instructor)
18. John F Morgan (Assist Education Officer)
19. Esmond H M Harris (Education Officer)
20. Ken Searson from Glyn's comment
21. Alan Powell (Head Forester Instructor)
22. Reginald T Wheeler (Head Forester Instructor)

Other students in the line up according to the list of those who successfully gained a Forester certificate are:

T Buchanan (Runner - up Medallist and Prizewinner)
J N Charlton
D B Fletcher
R Gatiss
A M Heming
M C Jackson
K Leech (Project Prizewinner)
G B Little (Medallist and Prizewinner)
R G Lloyd
G Munro
K N Searson
P R Sherrington
M R T Spernagel
R O J Webb


Can these names and their first names be allocated to the numbers and in particular the names of any who had the great good fortune to originate in or work in forestry in Scotland?
Picture added on 09 July 2017 at 16:49
This picture is in the following groups
Forester Training Schools and Universities
Groups of people
add commentComments:
Mike Spernagel spent a fair old time soil/site surveying in and around Argyll and the west, he surveyed large swathes of the Kintyre Peninsula and was followed in the area by Steve (S.A.D.) Brown surveying soils and sites. I believe Mike moved to Castle Douglas and then took early retirement from the FC in the late 1990's. However, I would hesitate to pin his name to a face and number on the image.

I have the same hesitation for Doug Yates, who I met when he worked at Moray FD, before moving onto Aberdeenshire FD.

My regards, Bill

Added by Bill Rayner on 10 July 2017.
I think No 12 is Doug Yeats

Added by Frank Thom on 10 July 2017.
Yes Frank you are correct number 12 is Doug Yeats
I first met him in old East Scot Cons. at Montreathmont working under Jimmy Guild Then he was at Rannoch I do not know for how long but in 1979 he served in Silv. N at Newton Nursery.
He then moved to Moray District under C.F.Struan Stuart. He then moved to Huntly and was on Harvesting ops. He was involved in quite a serious accident whilst there and I lost track of his location and state of health.

Added by John Keenleyside on 14 July 2017.
No 16 is the Late Ben Thomson, originally he was from The Lake District. He was in The final output class from Glentress 1951-53, went back to N.W. Eng. Cons. Later he took up the Forester Training post at Gwyddr and returned to Speymouth in the East Scot. Cons. under C.F. J.O. Webster where he remained until retirement.

Added by John Keenleyside on 16 July 2017.
1 JOHN WEBB 2 TONY HEMMING 3 GAVIN MUNRO 4 KIETH LEECH 5 TOM BUCHANAN 6 MICHEAL SPERNAGLE 7 JOHN CHARLTON 8 ROGER GATISS 9 COLIN PRICE 10 GLYN LLOYD 11 GORDON LITTLE 12 DOUG YATES 13 MIKE JACKSON 14 BRIAN FLETCHER 15 PAUL SHERRINGTON 20 KEN SEARSON DECEASED:- JOHN WEBB, KIETH LEECH, ROGER GATISS

Added by GLYN LLOYD on 28 January 2019.
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

Forester Training Schools and Universities

Benmore Forester Training School students 1943-46Benmore Forester Training School students 1943-45Benmore Forestry School CertificateJunior RSFS certificate 1944Working in the Forestry CommissionBenmore Forest and Gardens 1931Glentress students Fancy Dress Peebles Gala 1949Fencing squad at Glentress Forestry SchoolBenmore Forestry student enduring the rainBenmore Forestry students practical lesson
My Album Admin Login | Advertise on this Site | Terms & Copyright