Academic Staff

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College  Principals
 John Friend (1949-68) Dr. Alyn Davies (1968-1980) Professor John Taylor (1981-1993) Professor Gordon Bell (1993-2000)
John F. Friend
Dr. Alyn Davies
Professor John Taylor
Professor Gordon Bell


Early Days – the First Ten Years

John Friend (Principal) with his wife, three children and five of the six Foundation Lecturers.


Informal visit to Bretton of Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein on 1st April, 1950.

Three of the six Foundation lecturers in 1950

1952 - Staff Hockey Team

Tutorial Group in 1952

1953 - Staff Coffee Break

1956 - Visit to Suffolk

1959 - Tutorial Group