My Xavs Experience – Phil Drinkwater

  Thoughts on catholic education in the sixties A working class catholic background pre Xaverian Whilst Xaverian paid an important part in my early life I think it’s also important to consider life before Xaverian. The family belonged to St Robert’s, Longsight, a large parish which included Catholics from many backgrounds including the English (us), … Read more

Paul Richards remembers…

Many thanks to Paul Richards, now residing in Australia for his excellent memories at Xaverian and St Anne’s Prep. If there is anyone else out there who has memories to add, email me at bcweb01@billbl I was there from 1956-63, when Bro. David (rather unkindly known as ‘Chimp’) was headmaster– he twice administered 6 of … Read more