Old Girls’ General News

Old Crosbeians Wessex Lunch: Saturday 4 June 2016

Old Crosbeians and their guests arriving at our Wessex Luncheon venue were reassured to see the sun umbrellas being placed ready on the outside tables. Sadly, they were to remain furled since the day was one of those that have characterised this year’s June, even in normally warm and sunny Hampshire. However the grey and […]

European Dinner Paris 2016

The Merchant Taylors’ Paris Dinner took place on 14 May. It was a perfect evening when Paris bathed in the glorious sunshine of an early summer’s evening. The dinner was held at Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, a spectacular club tucked away in the heart of Paris. The Union Interalliée was founded in 1917 as a […]

The Power of our MTGSOG network!

Towards the end of 2014 I submitted a short piece about my cousin, Carolyn Slatter (Turner) for inclusion in our magazine. Shortly afterwards Judith received an email from Margaret Le Vesconte (Jackman), our Channel Islands rep, in which she said she remembered that we were good friends at school but had lost touch. Judith kindly […]

Meryl Wilson nee Gillespie (Stanfield Leaver 1967) – Alzheimer’s Society.

MAGNIFICENT SUM RAISED FOR ALZHEIMER’S The 2015 Lady Captain of West Lancashire Golf Club, Meryl Wilson, presented a cheque for £3,065.59 to Alzheimer’s Society. Joanne Dobbie, Community Fundraiser for Merseyside, Cheshire and the Isle of Man said, “We are extremely grateful to former Lady Captain, Meryl and the members of West Lancashire Golf Club for […]

Liverpool City Drinks 2016

Liverpool City Drinks 2016 was held at OhMeOhMy in Water Street, Liverpool City Centre on 23rd March, and what a lovely venue it was. This is fast becoming a very popular event amongst past pupils, so please look out for details of next year’s arrangements.It was a chance to catch up with old friends and […]

Gabriela Sofia Kivi (Leaver 2008)

After leaving MTGS with excellent GCSE and A level results, Gabriela attended Cardiff University to study French with Business Studies.  After one term she changed her course to Accounting as she was not enjoying the French content as much as she had done at Merchants with Madame Mistry.  She made some lasting friendships at University […]

Alumni Launch New Dating App – INSTNT

James Gee and Chris Seddon, who both left the school in 2005, are launching their own business and app early in 2016.  The business was created as a side project with James working as an Equity Trader in the City of London and Chris as Head of Marketing at a retail start-up but they both […]

1979 Leavers Reunite in Liverpool

We met up at The Monro Gastropub in Duke Street, Liverpool, on the evening of Saturday, 17th October 2015, for drinks and a meal.  We’d travelled from all over the UK, Sandra had come from southern Spain and Rosie from Austria.  Julie Laycock, Heather Fisher & Anna Fox organised the event – for which we […]

Remembering the Junior School 70 Years Ago

The Stanfield reunion on May 9th was a great joy to me admiring all the new buildings and sharing memories with many old girls and teachers. Three generations of my family started Merchant Taylors’ in the reception class. My mother, Margery Aizlewood (nee Pattison), started in 1914 when the reception class was on the ground […]

Former Pupils reminisce over lunch and a copy of Merchants’ Tales

A group of six Old Girls who left in 1966 and 1967 met in August for lunch near Milton Keynes along with six husbands, three of whom are Merchant Taylors’ School Old Boys.  Carol Gibson had brought her recent copy of Merchants’ Tales with an impressive post-it note system highlighting items of interest so we […]