Society of Old Priceans

Remembering Price's Grammar School and Price's College
Founded by the Will of William Price 1721 closed and demolished 1989  

Covid-19 - Our WP300 Celebration originally scheduled for May 2021
will now be held on

22nd May 2022

The cohort of 1972 plans an event to follow the Society's celebration.
Full details may be downloaded here: Cohort invite details...


Membership is £10pa and is open to anyone with a connection to the School or College.    To complete an application form please follow the link below.

Membership Society Constitution
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Celebrating 301 years 

The Society will be celebrating in 2022 the three hundred and first anniversary of the Will of William Price jnr

The History of William Price
Family Tree and Will

Excellent and detailed research into the life and Will of William Price together with a family tree can be viewed here: 


Phillip Reynolds - Chairman of the Society


George Ashton, Headmaster of Prices 1934-1959

Photos from George Ashton


President Patrick Nobes (r) with Eric Poyner

Johnson Archives
Black Lion, The Grunt, poetry and more...

The Johnson files...

The Roy Daysh Archives
Some of the extensive records preserved by Roy Daysh


Roy's collection...

Mrs Dierdre Buckley
Prices in the sixties and seventies


Memories of one of the few female members of staff

The earliest known photo of Prices Boys from Roy's collection - a trip to Hill Head c1910

Nader Fekri

relates his experience of joining Prices in the seventies from Iran...  Nader's story...

George Grimble 

a professor at UCL and visiting professor at Reading University writes about Prices in the sixties and the Ultra TV factory George Grimble recalls...

Dr Charles Evans

remembers Mr "Smudge" Smith as a form master Mr Smith...

The Black Lion Kevan Bundell provides a full set which Neale Fray has scanned:
The Black Lion archive
Robin Ward examines the origin of the project

Richard Hedley, Biology master from 1961 until retirement who died in 2016 Tony Johnson remembers Richard Hedley...

Tony Johnson, English master from 1965 recalls Prices in transition...