History

Robert Bryan CULBERTSON

Robert Bryan Culbertson was born 17 July 1893. He attended St Edward's School from May 1901 to June 1907.

Most of the following are extracts from the archives of records of the school magazine, The Chronicle, at St Edward's School, Oxford, which he attended from 1896 to 1901.




1901

RBC arrives at SES October 1901
Extract from October 1901 Chronicle.
Salvete (Welcome in Latin) RBC starts in the Lower Third form
RBC swims the distance August 1901
Extract from August 1901 Chronicle.
RBC swims the distance



1902

1902 RBC Removes to Upper Third form October 1902
Extract from October 1902 Chronicle.
RBC 'removes' from Lower Third form to Upper Third form

1902 RBC awarded Lower Third prize October 1902
Extract from October 1902 Chronicle.
RBC awarded Lower Third form prize
1902 RBC plays rugby for Willson's vs Labat's December 1902
Extract from December 1902 Chronicle.
RBC in XV rugby team for Willson's Tutor Set against Labat's Tutor Set



1903

Bumping Races

1903 Bumping races at SES
1903 Bumping races at SES
1903 Bumping races at SES
1903 Bumping races at SES
1903 Bumping races at SES
1903 Bumping races at SES
1903 Bumping races at SES
Extract from October 1903 Chronicle.
RBC in Bumping Races for Willson's II crew

1903 RBC Removes to Lower Modern form October 1903
Extract from October 1903 Chronicle.
RBC 'removes' from Upper Third form to Lower Modern form



1904

1904 RBC Removes to Middle Modern form June 1904
Extract from June 1904 Chronicle.
RBC 'removes' from Lower Modern form to Middle Modern form

1904 RBC awarded prize at Camera Club July 1904
Extract from July 1904 Chronicle.
RBC awarded 2nd prize in Camera Club competition

SES vs Reading School November 1904
Extract from November 1904 Chronicle.
RBC in 2nd XV rugby team vs Reading School
RBC performs in King Richard III December 1904
Extract from December 1904 Chronicle.
RBC is the Duke of Norfolk in King Richard III play

2nd XV Colours awarded to RBC December 1904
Extract from December 1904 Chronicle.
RBC is awarded 2nd XV Rugby colours



1905

SES vs Queen's College 11th February 1905
Extract from March 1905 Chronicle.
11 Feb 1905 RBC plays rugby vs Queen's College

SES vs Worcester College February 1905
Extract from March 1905 Chronicle.
18 Feb 1905 RBC plays rugby vs Worcester College
SES vs Exeter 'A' February 1905
Extract from March 1905 Chronicle.
15 Feb 1905 RBC plays rugby vs Exeter 'A'

October 1896 RBC Removes to Upper Modern
Extract from March 1905 Chronicle.
15 Feb 1905 RBC 'removes' to Upper Modern form'

Set changes March 1905
Extract from March 1905 Chronicle.
15 Feb 1905 RBC is moved from Set C to Set B

Bumping Races


Bumping Races March 1905
Bumping Races March 1905
Bumping Races March 1905
Bumping Races March 1905
Bumping Races March 1905
Bumping Races March 1905
Bumping Races March 1905
Extract from March 1905 Chronicle.
15 Feb 1905 RBC in Tuke's I IV in Bumping Races - Head of the river

RBC in 2nd IV July 1905
Extract from July 1905 Chronicle.
RBC in school 2nd IV crew

Boating Cap awarded to RBC Jul 1905
Extract from Jul 1905 Chronicle.
RBC awarded Boating Cap
Summer Fours July 1905
Extract from August 1905 Chronicle.
RBC in Green's IV crew, beating the other two crews

SES vs Queen's College A October 1905
Extract from November 1905 Chronicle.
28 October 1905 RBC plays rugby vs Queen's College A
SES vs Magdalen College A November 1905
Extract from November 1905 Chronicle.
15 November 1905 RBC RBC plays rugby vs Magdalen College

SES vs Oriel November 1905
Extract from November 1905 Chronicle.
22 November 1905 RBC plays rugby vs Oriel
SES vs OSE (Old St Edward's) November 1905
Extract from December 1905 Chronicle.
RBC 25 November 1905 RBC plays rugby vs OSE

Characters of XV

December 1905 Characters of the 1st XV
December 1905 Characters of the 1st XV
December 1905 Characters of the 1st XV
December 1905 Characters of the 1st XV
Extract from December 1905 Chronicle.
Brief descriptions of each member of the 1st XV

October 1896
Extract from December 1905 Chronicle.
Retrospective of XV season.
"unprecedented victory over OSE for many years"
December 1905 RBC in 1st XV
Extract from December 1905 Chronicle.
School News. RBC listed in 1st XV team

1905 1st XV Shield RBC
1905 1st XV Rugby team shield



1906

March 1906 RBC boxing
Extract from March 1906 Chronicle.
RBC competing in Boxing Competition

Bumping Races

1906 Bumping races RBC in Tuke's IV
1906 Bumping races RBC in Tuke's IV
1906 Bumping races RBC in Tuke's IV
1906 Bumping races RBC in Tuke's IV
1906 Bumping races RBC in Tuke's IV
Extract from April 1906 Chronicle.
RBC rowing in Tuke's 1st (B1) IV in Bumping Races
Tuke's 1st are Head of the river.


1906 Rowing 1st IV
Hover mouse over faces to see names
1906 1st XV shield RBC



1907

February 1907 Boxing competition
February 1907 Boxing competition
Extract from February 1907 Chronicle.
RBC in Boxing Competition

February 1907 List of prefects
Extract from February 1907 Chronicle.
RBC listed as a Prefect

Bumping Races

March 1907 Bumping races
March 1907 Bumping races
March 1907 Bumping races
March 1907 Bumping races
March 1907 Bumping races
March 1907 Bumping races
March 1907 Bumping races
March 1907 Bumping races
Extract from March 1907 Chronicle.
RBC competing in Bumping Races for Tuke's Set
Tuke's 1st (B1) bumped down to 2nd overall


Extract from March 1907 Chronicle.
Tuke's 1st & 2nd IVs
RBC sitting on chair extreme left

July 1907 Characters of the IV
Extract from July 1907 Chronicle.
Characters of the IV

July 1907 Rowing SES v Tonbridge School
Extract from July 1907 Chronicle.
SES vs Tonbridge School rowing IVs.

1907 1st IV shield RBC
1907 1st IV Rowing shield
October 1907 RBC leaves SES
Extract from October 1907 Chronicle.
RBC leaves the school
Valete is Latin for farewell



1913

1913 RBC playing rugby for East Midlands
Extract from February 1913 Chronicle.
RBC playing for the East Midlands Rugby team



1921

1921 RBC working for Gaslight & Coke Co.
Extract from July 1921 Chronicle.
RBC now working for the Gaslight and Coke Co.



1938

1938 RBC at OSE Dinner
Extract from June 1938 Chronicle.
RBC attending informal Exeter OSE Dinner
June 1938 RBC visitor to SES
Extract from June 1938 Chronicle.
RBC attending informal Exeter OSE Dinner

October 1938 RBC visitor to SES
Extract from October 1938 Chronicle.
RBC a visitor to the school

December 1938 RBC at OSE Dinner


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December 1938 RBC at OSE Dinner
Extract from December 1938 Chronicle.
RBC amongst many more attendees
December 1938 RBC at 3rd London OSE Supper
Extract from December 1938 Chronicle.
RBC an attendee at the third London OSE Supper

December 1938 RBC listed as donor to Cowell Memorial
Extract from December 1938 Chronicle.
RBC a subscriber to the Cowell Memorial Fund
Resulted in the building of the main entrance gates and pillars off Woodstock Road



1939

February 1939 RBC at London OSE Supper
Extract from February 1939 Chronicle.
RBC an attendee at the fourth London OSE Supper
June 1939 RBC visitor to SES
Extract from June 1939 Chronicle.
RBC a avisitor to the school



1940

December 1940 RBC a visitor to SES
Extract from June 1940 Chronicle.
RBC a visitor to the school
December 1940 RBC a visitor to SES
Extract from December 1940 Chronicle.
RBC a visitor to the school