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N.A. York playing for Combined Services
Worksop College rugby - the coaches

Read about some of the first class players that have been masters at Worksop College over the years - including two British Lions and three England pl… More...

Worksop College Chapel Organ - A History

Apart from the buildings and the land which makes up the glorious site of Worksop College, the Chapel Organ could be argued to be its greatest asset. More...

Fleur de Leys boxers 1922 - W.M. Oddie, A. Christison, J.L. Day
Boxing

Like many schools of the time, Worksop had a keen interest in schoolboy boxing and as early 1914 had won a national title. More...

East Field sprinting aggression 1973.
Athletics: a history of sprinting at Worksop College

Since 1895, Worksop has produced its fair share of speedsters and even a AAA junior champion. More...

The original College crest (left), Crown Dormitory crest (right)
The origin of the College crest

An interesting story about how the Worksop College crest came into existence, from the Cuthbertian magazine, 1919. More...

Worksop College cricket XI 1955.
Cricket: Phil Sharpe

Phil Sharpe (Shirley 1949-1955) was a schoolboy phenomenon in the 1950s, scoring runs like no one ever had before. He later played first class cricket… More...

Dorm Run participants from 1986.
A brief history of the Dorm Run

The Dorm Run was first held in 1897 and is still going strong today. Here we take a brief look at some of the winners and record holders over the year… More...

Rugby Vs Trent, 1933.
Early photos

A collection of some early photos of the College. More...

Carmichael with his trademark swerve playing for the College 1st XV in 1941
Worksop rugby greats: Peter (Hoagy) Carmichael

Peter (Hoagy) Carmichael was a very interesting character! A fine sportsman at Worksop, he later found fame in the Royal Navy as a pilot of distinctio… More...

An early phortograph of a College dorm
A rare photo of an early College dorm

Photographs of the day to day life of the College in the early days are very rare - here we have a rare example. More...

A rather spartan looking Cuthbert's College in the very early days
An early College postcard

An early Cuthbert's College found on eBay and a bit of research into the author. More...

Bean
Arthur de Millichamp Beanland AKA Bean

A tribute to "Bean", whom taught at Worksop college between 1934-1974. More...

A College Sports medal from 1926
A College Sports medal from 1926

A bit of background into a sterling silver College Sports medal awarded to H.J Henshall in 1926, purchased via eBay. More...

The Duke of Portland inspecting the guard of honour with Headmaster Dr Shirley looking on
Opening of the new buildings by the Duke Portland in 1931

The Duke of Portland opens the last of the buildings to finally complete the "quad" in 1931. More...

Worksop College 1st XV 1936-1937, Ian Pinkney is front left (cross legged)
Worksop rugby greats: Ian Pinkney

Had it not been for the outbreak of World War II, Worksop College would likely have had two members of the England XV in the 1940s. More...

England XV 1955 (Nim Hall, centre middle; Jeff Butterfield, back left)
Worksop rugby greats: Nim Hall

Nim Hall (Shirley 1935-1943) - one of England's greatest goal kickers. More...

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