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Christ's College Centenary 1950

Christ’s College Centenary celebrations 1950

1 – Brian Heywood, John Scott and Jim Newbigin ready for prayers

2 – John Scott, Jim Newbigin on left
In the background left is the fives courts; the brick building housed the squash court, and to the right the construction of eight new classrooms

5 – The masters of Christ’s College gathering before going to assembly
Some that I remember from the left: x,

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Christ’s College House XI cricket 1948

Dearden, Buchanan, Deans, Gibson, ?, Birch, Coates, Northcote, Jim Newbigin, Gerard

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Jim Newbigin in his first match in First XI at Christ College, 1949

Back row – Gibson, Wright, Perry, Jim Newbigin, Espiner, Henshall
Front row – Beadel, Crowe, Coates (captain), Lester, Allan (later Lucas)

Team versus Training College at Hagley Park

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Christ’s College 1st XI cricket team, 1949

Back row – Whyte, Jim Newbigin, Morrison, Espiner
Middle –  Beadel, Lester, Coates (Captain), Allan, Crowe
Front – Lowry, Gibson

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Watching with interest the match with our old rivals Christchurch Boys High School at our annual match at the Christ’s College ground,1949
Front – Eldon Coates (Captain), John Lester, Geoffrey Beadle, David Crowe, Nes Wright.
Back – Harry Espiner and Jim Newbigin.

Jim Newbigin – “We had not beaten Boys’ High for ten years and this time we won with the last ball of the match when the fast bowler Newbigin snared the last two batsmen clean bowled as the bells were ringing in the city.”

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100 yards final at Christ’s College Athletics, 1950

Jim Newbigin in third place at centre of picture; winner Read, 2nd Osborn

School House received the highest points

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1ST XI 1950 VERSUS BHS [Christchurch Boys’ High School] at their home ground in Straven Road.

John Lester, John Allan, Geoffrey Beadel, Robert C. Whyte, EJD (Jim) Newbigin, Tom Gibson, HR (Robin) Lowry, Tom C Henshall, Nes Wright, EW (Dave) Crowe, TG (Tubby) Morrison, JW (Jim) Clarke

Won this match with time to spare on the clock

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Historic re-creation of old time cricket match at Christ’s College centennial celebrations, 1950
Taken in front of gymnasium


Jim Newbigin – *Note on picture not necessarily accurate”

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Christ’s College Athletics team 1950

Osborne, Jim Newbigin, Hamilton, Gibson

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Bob Whyte and Jim Hutchinson (ex-Christ’s College), cricket at Days Bay, Wellington, 1951

Dudley Newbigin at Christ's College 1918

Dudley Newbigin at Christ’s College, School House, 1918 – 3rd from left in front row

A.N. Goodwin, J.N. Wicksteed, J.L. Macfarlane, W.J. Harris, H.T. Reeves, R.G. Gerard, R.C. Grigg, W.J.B. Hutchinson, O. Friedlander, N.M. Campbell, J.R. Nelson, J.T. Russell, J.A. Neilson

J.F. Nelson, K.G.R. Bloomfield, N.J. Hinson, M. Gillingham, P. Ellis, C.S. Sergel, H.C.G. Bennett, R.E. Nelson, M.P. Studholme, C.F. Woodhead, A.H. Russell, G.D. Stewart, K. Kissling, R.W. Watson