Royal Oak Morris Members Over The Years

 

Allison, Don Bennett, Jacqui Bennett, Nigel Bennett, Richard Braybrook, John
Braybrook, Mary
Brown, Ruth Bull, Jolyon Burrows, David Butcher, Terry Cannell, Jim Cannell, John
Cannell, Pat Cannell, Tom Clifford, Pete Colebourne, JoAnne Coveny, Marjory Dennis, Paul
Dukes, Nick Durham, Chris Eaton, Roger Eaton, Pat Fisher, Russell Giles, Richard
Green, Jill Hall, Mike Harpur, Ann Hettenbach, Derek Jefferies, David Jimenez, Doug
John, 'Black' Locke, Angela Lodge, Kevin Lodge,Sue Long, Dawn Lowe, Wendy
Marshall, Trevor Martin, Lin Martin, Pete Mears, Kevin Morris, Liz Murray, Jane
Russell, Pam Stevens, Pam Swarbrick, Gloria Tasker, Matthew Tearle, Jill Tearle, John
Tidmarsh, Richard Titmas, Pat Tompsett, David Tompsett, Ruth Turner, Nina Turvey, Joan
W, Dave W, Praveen Wilkinson, Mary ?, Big Steve ?, Martin  
           
           
 
Nina Turner
1985
Original Squire and Landlady of the Royal Oak
Dawn Long
1985
Dawn Long, later married Russell Fisher and moved with their family when Russell got a job 'up North'.
Richard Giles
1985
Builder Richard Giles, for some reason known as Tricky Dicky….
Doug Jimenez
1985-86
Tech Sergeant Doug Jimenez of the US Air Force
Russ Fisher
1985-86
Russell Fisher, Journalist and Publisher of magazines that needed photos of topless ladies sitting on cars out in the woods…..
Pete Clifford
1985-87
Pete Clifford, another Builder and Royal Oak’s first (and only) Fool
Jolyon Bull
1985-87
Jolyon Bull, Gentleman Builder
Kevin Lodge
1985-Present
Kevin Lodge, one of the greatest Material Scientists of his age!
Joanne Colebourne
1985-88
Joanne Colebourne, some time barmaid of the Royal Oak and Tambourine basher of distinction.
John Cannell
1985-Present
John C John Cannell, Chemical Scrap Man and Morris Foreman Extraordinaire
Black John
1985
From Aruba (via Woodford Halse) and a nominal Computer Entrepreneur
Pat Cannell
1985-Present
Polymath, teacher of maths and music, and dancer from way back.
Sue Lodge
1985-1996
Our original Bag, combining post & money and Newsletter Editor.  Big in chocolate at the time.  Had to drop out when she broke her ankle.
Nick Dukes
1985-1986
Bodhran player and at the time, a maker of plastic trees.
Pat Eaton
1986-2003 +
Librarian, with ballet dancing feet.
Lin Martin (nee Walker)
1986-Present
  Squire ? to ? 
Joan Turvey
1986- 1990
 
Terry Butcher
1986
Reputed by be part Gypsy, went off to Ireland to live in a caravan.
Martin ?
1986
  One of Terry's friends.
(Big) Steve
1986
  Another of Terry's friends, ex-Marines, but with a soft centre.
Angela Locke
1986
   
Wendy Lowe
1986
 
Mathew Tasker
1986-1987
   
Jill Tearle
1986 -1988
  Another teacher, this time of infants.  Also played a mean piano (and recorder).  Married to John (below).
John Tearle
1987 -1988
  One of the Men From the Ministry, in his case the Ag & Fish.  Moved to Shropshire to further his career.  Married to Jill.
Paul Dennis
1986 -1999 and ???? - Present
   
Trevor Marshall
1986-1988 +
  (Subsequently International) Battery Expert and property magnate.  

Lived in Gripping Boredham.

Still remembered in the cry 'Into line - Trevor!'
Gloria Swarbrick
1986-1992
  Ex-wife of fiddle Dave Swarbrick,  moved from Byfield to Hinton before emigrating to the States.
Jim Cannell
1986
Eldest son on John & Pat Cannell, occasionally dancer and musician with us.
Tom Cannell
1986
Youngest son on John & Pat Cannell, occasionally dancer, but also played clarinet.
Derek Hettenbach
1987
  Landlord of Royal Oak after Nina Turner left. Sponsored Royal Oak badges.  Moved on to Fleur de Lys in Woodford Halse.
Dave W
1988
  Another Woodford man, worked at Brackley for a flavour essence company.
Praveen W
1988
  Wife of Dave W (above) and mother of Taaaaaron.
Jacqui Bennett
1989 - 2003
Lives in Mollington and later began a catering business that took over her world.
Richard Tidmarsh
1989 - Present
  Initially IT specialist for Cancer Research, later, after years as Royal Oak's Treasurer, retrained as an accountant.
Marjory Coveny
1989 - 1991
  Lived in Silverstone (at Toad Hall).  Left to start an Appelation side and subsequently moved away from area.
Pam Russell
1989 - 1993
Moved to Mollington when husband came to help build the M40.  Sadly when that finished had to move on to next job in Peterborough.
Mary Braybook
1989 - 2007
Family planning nurse, with a weakness for dogs and husband John.
John Braybrook
1990 - 2007
Ex geography teacher, ex postman, setter of fine games and puzzles, maintains a steady beat.
Mary Wilkinson
1989 - 1996
Moved  with husband Tony and son Luke and is now  bed and breakfast landlady in East Anglia
Roger Eaton
1991 - Present
Musician 
Liz Morris
1992 -1993
   
Pete Martin
1993 - Present
 
Nigel Bennett
1993 - 1998
   
Richard Bennett
1993
   
Ann Harpur
1993 - 1998
   
Jane Murray
1997 - Present
  Squire 2010 -2012 
David Tompsett
1997 - Present
 
Don Allison
1997 - Present
Musician 
Ruth Tompsett
1999 - Present
   
Mike Hall
2000
   
Angela
2000
   
Jill Green
2000 - 2002
  Moved to Blakesly to forget dancing north western Morris.  Had to give up with Royal Oak  to look after her sick chap.
Ruth Brown
2001 - 2007
   
David Burrows
2001 - Present
  Squire 2012 - 2014 
Pam Stevens
2002 - 2007
   
David Jefferies
2003 - 2007
   
Kevin Mears
2003 - Present

Squire 2014 - Present

Foreman ????-???? 

Chris Durham
2003 - 2004
   
Pat Titmas
2003 - 2004
   
Glynn Murray
after 2006 - Present
Bass player extraordinaire, helpful citizen, and sink of an extraordinary number of beers