Air Vice-Marshal John Lawrence CB, CBE, AFC
We are sad to learn that Air Vice-Marshal John Thornett Lawrence CB, CBE, AFC, who was educated at the school, died on 18 December.
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At the Annual General Meeting of the Club, held at the Crypt School in March 2002, it was unanimously decided at the proposal of John Crowe and seconded by Hugh Rowe, that a Bursary Fund should be set up for the benefit of talented or gifted pupils and students of the Crypt School.
It will be known as “The Old Cryptians’ Club Centenary Bursary Fund 2001”.
Gordon Jones drafted the Trust Deed, which was approved at a Special General Meeting of the Club, held on July 3rd 2002 prior to the Founders’ Day celebrations. A committee meeting of the Club was then held to appoint the following as Trustees of the Old Cryptians’ Club Centenary Bursary Fund 2001 :
1. Clive Thomas (Chairman & Treasurer),
2. Richard Browning,
3. Mike Beard,
4. Howard Allen,
5. Jonathan Standen (Headmaster).
The Charity Commissioners have approved our charitable status. The registered number is 1094627.
We can recover standard rate tax payments from the Inland Revenue and higher rate taxpayers are able to recover higher rate tax from their contributions. Please send your donations to me or to Clive Thomas. The necessary forms are on this web site.