Club Archive

The Club Archives are held at the Gloucestershire Archives and have been digitised following generous support from a member and former president.

Book 1: 1901 – 1936 – Minutes

The club was conceived in 1901 as the Old Cryptonians’.  In 1912 the club was relaunched as the Old Cryptians’ Club. As well as the committee minutes, the book includes press clippings from various events held by the club and the menus from the club dinners.

Book 2: 1937 – 1960 Minutes

Including details of the Quatercentenary (400 years) anniversary celebration and the laying of the foundation stone for the new school.

Book 3: 1960 – 1982 Minutes

Including details of the swimming pool appeal fund and government’s plans for organisation of secondary school education – “comprehensivisation”.

Book 4: 1982-1992 Minutes

450the anniversary preparations.

Book 5: 1992-2000 Minutes

The end of the Townsend Scholarship and a revised constitution.

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