Old Trevertonians 1939-1961
Old Trevertonians 1974-1983
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DUCRAY, Michael - he has a legal practice in Nelson, New Zealand - wife Julia, son Sean and daughter Sarah- would love to have any OTs visiting Nelson visit/overnight with them, just email them a week or before you will be coming through.
ELLIS, Jonathan - married and living in Hertfordshire, UK. Would love to hear from anyone who may remember him as one of the choir members who appeared on the record sleeve perched on an old willow tree on the bank of the river.
JOLLY,Malcolm - Living in Welkom, heading up the mine planning and mineral resources department for the Beatrix Operation (produces around 20 000 kilograms of gold annually). Married to Doreen with son Christopher (16) and daughter Lindsay(15).
LEVERTON, Dave -
NEILSON, Andrew - Still living on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Andrew has set up his own business, a business management consultancy, affiliated to the Institute for Independent Business.
STRYDOM, Neil - Passed away recently due to heart attack. Leaves behind wife Rosa, and 6 children.
ATKINSON, Graham - ( Left Treverton end of Standard 9 1974) - Living in Francistown, Botswana. Runs his own business, Northern Financial Services (Pty)Ltd. Married to Pinette. Has 2 children - Ryan, 21, and Sarah , 16.
DE KLERK, Mark - Was at Treverton College in Standard 6 and 7. Now working at Nedcor Investment Bank in the Property Finance Division as a Property Valuer in Johannesburg. Married to Pamela and have two children (Michael and Megan) who are eight and five.
HUNTER, Alistair - Married to Brenda and has two children, Craig and Laura. Works as a Water Quality Officer for Umgeni Water in Pietermaritzburg.
OOSTHUIS, David (Ossie) - married to Vicki. Daughters Elka , Janine , and son Jonathan . Lectured at Teachers Training College (Southern Natal) for 10 years, now is in Taiwan teaching English for the last 2 years, and hopes to move back to South Africa to start up English Language School for international students on KZN South Coast.
PEDDIE, Gareth - it is with great sadness that we report that Gareth passed away in Hungary on 9 September (he was there representing SA for the World Canoe Champs). He died of an aortic aneurism while he was a spectator at the final event. Our sincere condolences to his wife, Joni, and family.
PRETORIUS, Theo - Married to Caroline and has a daughter, Stefi, aged five. Lives in Johannesburg and is the Managing Director of VWV Productions.
ROBERTSON, John - Married to Myrtle with a nine-year old daughter, Kate. Principal of a large primary school in Pretoria.
SPARROW, Dave - Dave and Ann continue to enjoy a fulfilling ministry in Toronto, Canada. They are proud grandparents to Rebecca Faith, first granddaughter from Keith married to Beth. David serves as a Director with InterSERVE Canada, with Scripture Gift Mission, Canada; and with Asia Mission International, where he has opportunity to lead pastor's conferences in India.
WICKS, Ian - lives in Cape Town. Is married to Debbie and has three boys aged 10, 7 and 4 who attend S.A.C.S.
GORVEN, Eric - moved to America in July 2000, married Mandy on 02-02-02, and lives in Los Angeles. Eric is the senior buyer for EKCO METALS. Mandy and Eric are the proud parents of Gabriella. Address: 1731 Mitchell Ave #21 - Tustin, California, 92780 USA.
HEILGENDORFF, Hans (Doef) (Std 8 in 1974) - currently living in Pretoria and working as an IT manager for the National Botanical Institute. His wife Sue is a teacher at Christian Brother's College. Eric (14) is at Pretoria Boys High, and Lara (12) is at Lynwood Primary. He welcomes any contact from old classmates.
LIND, Graham - owns a Team Building company, Adventure Educators, which provides custom-designed outdoor adventure and leadership programming for businesses, schools and churches. Married Wendy in June 2000 and between them they have six children.
LAMBERT, Grant - left South Africa in 1980. Working as a Landscaper (garden) in Amsterdam, Brussels, London and now is in Hong-Kong (since 2000).
LAMBSHEAD, Nathan (Standard 7 in 1973). He moved to New Hampshire, USA in 1984 and currently runs a graphic Design business out of his home office. He would love to hear from anyone who knows him
MACARTHUR, Alan (Standard 8) - Left South Africa in 1984 and is living in County Down, Northern Ireland. Married to Janice, and has a daughter Victoria. He is a Systems Administrator for a large governmental department. Alan is a Deacon in Newtownards Free Presbyterian Church.
MAZUR, Arnold - living in Melbourne, Australia, and working as a mechanical engineer. Married to Sarah.
MCDONALD, Geoff (Standard 7) - Married with two girls, Jennifer (5) and Anna (2). Works for Unilever in the UK as Regional HR Manager for the Africa Region.
REINSTORF, Dieter - living in Cape Town.
TREHAEVEN, Robert - Hotel Manager
TURNER, Roger - married to Anne (25 year anniversary on 25/03/2003). Farming in Dundee and working for Bayer Animal Health.
VAN STRAATEN, Martin
WAGNER, Brian - Left in 1973 in Std 7.
BLIGHT, Lauren ( Std 7) - Health & Skincare Therapist
BLOEM, Kelvin - married Monica from China in May 2000. He is learning to speak Chinese and she is learning to speak English.
FOWLDS, Robin - Living in Calgary, Canada since 1988.
GARDNER, Lisa ( Std 7) - Health & Skincare Therapist on QMZ.
KRAMER, Gary - (Standard 8). Later obtained a B.Sc. (Hons) at UCT: Mr Davies and Dr StaplesÂ toÂ take some blame. Ran own Civil & Building company for 15years in Richards Bay. Currently work in London as a ConstructionÂ Project Manager and stay in leafy Surrey.Â Married to Louise (nee Launder) from Melmoth and am a proud father to Gavin (14) &Â Jillian (13).
MILLER, Steven (Std 8) - is now living in Queensland, Australia. He is a Sales Manager and married to Naomi.
PATERSON, Desmond - now living in Canada. Completed Std 5 at the Prep and recently visited his old school.
PEDDIE, Donald - Married to Mauritian living in Johannesburg as director of Test equipment company (Coral-i).Â Proud father of daughter of 25 and twin sons of 22.
REYNOLDS, Wilfred - From 2004 Wilf will be doing freelance training for adults with a company called "Zest Solutions" doing all types of training - from ABET (Adult Basic Education and Training) to management seminars for municipalities and corporates. He looks forward to the challenges that face him. Wilf's one main calling is to be a bridge between Black and White folk. He and his wife, Janice, have a very fulfilling ministry as they look after newborn babies from within hours of birth until they are taken by their adoptive parents (2 - 5 weeks). They are hoping to be allocated another baby early in the new year and are looking forward to that very much.
STROOBACH, Pete - Deputy Managing Director of BOE Private Bank.
THORNTON, Wayne - now living in the UK, art dealer, single.
COUZYN, Karl - fondly remembers his time as 1st XV Rugby captain, attending the Natal Schools rugby trials and umpiring in the Natal Cricket trials. He is married with 2 step children and 2 of his own aged from 17 - 25. He currently lives in Cape Town, Marina Da Gama and is employed as a sales rep. He is a Witness of Jehovah and has been baptized since September 2004.
KRAHENBUHL, Olivier - living on the shore of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, teaching Biology at a high school and married to Morgane.
McCONKEY - Anthony - Has been working in Moldova for a few years but pressure from the family currently in Cape Town killed that one. He has been married for the last 27 years to an ex-Napac ballet dancer Alison Hazel and has three wonderful children: a daughter Natasha (22) who completed her Journalism at Rhodes and is currently teaching English in Korea; a son Lloyd (18) currently doing a commercial diving course in the wet coast of Saldahana; and finally Dylan (9 and 3/4's) who was born in Sri Lanka and who has been at Vista Nova in Cape Town for the last 2 years. Anthony has been blessed with travel working in Sri Lanka 8 years, Portugal for 3 years, Madagascar 1 year and Moldova just over 1 year. He finally gave up working in Lesotho and will be moving to the UK with his wife and one son for at least 5 years. This will be the 8th country hewill be blessed to work in.Â Hopefully they will all be there by August 2011.
PYE, Eric (Prep) - Graduated with a BA in Psychology in 1990 and moved to Japan in 1992 as an English teacher and later a teacher trainer. Now in England, recruiting and training teachers interested in going to Japan.
SMITH, Herbie - Breaker Brothers (Used Motor Spares and Rebuilds).
WRIGHT, Barney - lives in Irvine, California. Married to Ann and has a daughter Camille.
BUTTON, Andrew - Currently Living in Christchurch New Zealand with wife Lynne, and children Richard, Amy and David. Andrew is a tax partner in Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Richard plays representative level ice hockey and in-line hockey and Amy is a New Zealand gold medal winner in ice skating.
GAYDON, Paul - obtained a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry, thanks to Dr Staples' excellent science teaching. This was followed by an MSc in Chemical Engineering in 2000. He is employed as Senior Scientist, Wastewater Treatment, at Umgeni Wtare. Eldest daughter, Sharna, is Dux at St Johns DSG for 2000 and son Shane represented SA in motorcycle road racing.
GORVEN, Desmond - Enjoying life in Johannesburg, remembers enough of what he absorbed in class and on horseback at Treverton. Reads a newspaper every morning before going to work in a very sociable and laid-back sales position. Often emails comments to newspaper. Is now a grandfather (Daughter, son, son's wife and daughter all in New Zealand). Can be found on Facebook.
JORDAN, Mark (Std 9) - Settled in Spain with his wife and 4-year old daughter.
KLEYNHANS, Andries (Std 7) - living in Tracy, California since 1991. Works for Philips Semiconductors, San Jose California. Married Elizabeth van de Waal in 1987, moved to Windhoek Namibia until 1991 - worked for Media for Christ, then moved to California. They have 3 children: Ryan, Kirsty and Daryn. Address: 322 Coronado Way, Tracy, CA 95376. Tel: (209) 832-5207.
QUINN, John - was an Exchange Student and now lives at 802 Peterstwo Drive, Euless, Texas 76039, USA.
REYNOLDS, Teddy (Std 8) - living and working in the USA. Address: P O Box 1129, Magnolia, Arkansas.
RICHARDS, Shona (Std 4) - one of the first nine girls at Treverton Prep in 1978. Left after two years. Matriculated in 1985 and attended the University of Natal where she obtained a BA. Now living in Washington DC, working for the Reznick Group as Operations Administrator.
TESTA, Gianni - Tragically killed in a car accident on 11 October 2006 whilst travelling between Cape own (where he lived) and Ballito, KZN. Gianna leaves a wife and two children. (November 2006)
TESTA, Manny (Std 5) - left after having done Std 3 to Std 5 at Treverton. Runs his own investment company in Johannesburg.
ACUTT, Allan -
BAIRD, Andrew (Titch) - Running own electrical business.
CLARK, Dave - was at Treverton from 1974-1977 and left at the end of std 7. He lived in Cape Town for 17 years working for Konica Minolta and moved back to Johannesburg in May 2011 as MD of OCE S.A. He has been married to Sharon for 18 years and they have two kids Courtney 14 and Connor 10. He can be contacted at
ERSKINE, Timothy - Dealing with scrap metal in Mozambique.
GERKEN, Johann - Packaging
HARTMANN, Robert. - Living in Johannesbug, married to Anne and has 4 sons. Partner in furniture business. Contact me on
KLEYNHANS, Andries - Attended Prep School 1974-1975 and College 1976. Now lives in Grants Pass, Oregon, USA. Head of the Video Ministries at River Valley Community Church (www.rivervalleycc.org). Married to Elizabeth (who grew up in Port Elizabeth) and has 3 children Ryan (14), Kirsty (11) and Daryn (9). (Nov 2006)
KRAHENBUHL, Jean - Pediatrician in Switzerland
MACALLISTER, Clive - Bank Manager.
RICHARDSON, David (Std 7) - Completed education in the UK and is now an Honours graduate in Law. While on a three-year attachment to the Bermuda Police, married Lorraine in 1992. Currently a Police Inspector attached to the Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland. Would love to hear from any OT's who remember him.
ROBINSON, David - lives in Montclair, Durban, married to Wendy, has a son Andrew (writing Matric in 2012). He works for Transnet National Ports Authority Dredging Services as a Bookkeeper. Dave is heavily involved in the Woodlands Full Gospel Church of God (despite a strict Baptist upbringing!) as a youth leader, musician, sound engineer and elder (considering going into full time work, but awaits His direction).
SAKELLARIDES, Nicky - Composing Music
SCHINDLER, Jens - Construction Project Manager.
SVENSSON, Anthony - Podiatrist
TAYLOR, Crispin -
TREHAEVEN, Barry - Into Property
WILES, Woodrow - Electrical Supplier.
BAILLACHE, Neil - Living in Scottsville, married to Sandy. Has a son Chad.
DA SILVA, Alberto - Passed away in 1993.
DE VRIES, Graham
HUDSON-REED, Barbara - Teaching just outside London in Ascot at St Mary's, a girls' independent secondary school with about 260 pupils. Has just been promoted to Head of ICT Department and ICT Coordinator. She is playing lots of golf and travelling whenever possible.
KING, Alan - Address: 56 Lurgan Road, Parkview, 2193.
KIRCHNER, Stefan - Tour Guide
KOHRS, Heinz - a vet in Pongola, Zululand, and part owner of White Elephant Lodge in the Pongola Game Reserve.
LAVERY, Sean - Accounting and Payroll Support, Sales and Training.
McGUINESS, A Quentin
McKENZIE, Neil - has emigrated to the UK and is a manager for a large wholesale store near London.
ROBINSON, John - lives in Modderfontein with his wife Nicky and their two girls Kayla (5) and Erin (9 months) and works as an independent Photojournalist.
van der MERWE, Alexander - Living in Hilton and has 3 children, Tim, Beth and Rebecca. Alex's wife, Colleen, teaches at St Anne's and Alex lectures economics at the Durban University of Technology.
DA SILVA, Claudio - Married, has 3 children and lives in Witbank.
DE VILLIERS, Heinrich
EDWARDS, Andrew - Married with 4 children. Currently living in Port Elizabeth. Andrew's two websites: www.fun4partyanimals.com and www.face-painting-fun.com
EVANS, Vincent - involved in oil exploration in Saudi Arabia, but living in Johannesburg.
EXTER, Richard - Attended Treverton Prep School in 1980 (Std 6) and College Std 7 & 8. Married to Juanita and has 2 girls - Kristin (15) and Micaela (9). Moved to Taupo in the middle of the north island of New Zealand in 1999. Working on a dairy farm and is a diesel mechanic. Would love to hear from Old Trevertonains.
KOTZE, Mark - living in the UK and Switzerland for the last 9 years.
LAWLER, Ian - currently MD and co-founder of a mining consulting company, specializing in Mine Design and scheduling using 3D Mining Software. Has offices in Australia, Canada, South Africa and the UK.
MINOTT, Errol - Living in Edinburgh, Scotland.
NUNN, Debbie - living and working in Scotland. She is married to Jonny and has 2 children Craig and Gigha.
PERRY, Keryn (now Rowley) - One of the first girls admitted to the College in 1979. Married to a farmer in East Griqualand. Has three children.
SILENO, Paolo - lives in Henley on Thames, UK, and works for Cisco Systems in London as a Systems Engineer.
SMITH, Don (Joshua) - Working as a computer programmer and database analyst for a company in Franklin, Tennessee, just south of Nashville. Married with a daughter aged 7 and a son named Joshua Harrison.
VAN GESSEL, Johan
VOUSDEN, Jonathan - I work as a Senior Technical Analyst, for Norwich Union, I support iSeries and Unix(aix) machines. I am married (2nd time) with 4 kids, Kyle(18), Kay-Leigh(14), Kyrie(12) and Lara(9). We live in Mile Cross in Norwich, Norfolk, England.
WALTON, Jacqui - One of the first five boarding girls admitted into Treverton College. Jacqui is manager of the electronic origination department of a printing company in Gauteng - became a Director in March 2003.
BRODERICK, Samuel - living in ZÃ¼rich, Switzerland since December 1988. Working at Zurich Airport for Swiss Air Navigation Services. Address: Schaffhauserstr.411, 8050, Zurich, Switzerland. Tel/fax: 044 303 14 84.
BURTON, Mark - living in Gordons Bay Cape Town. Married Sandy in 1990 and has two kids Caitlin 10 and Michael 8. He owns an electrical wholesale company and an offshore fishing charter boat company. Cell:083 6261484.
CABLE, Bruce - Left end of Standard 6 (1979). Living in Mossel Bay.
DA SILVA, Luciana - I was at Treverton from 1978 to 1983. Have been living in Portugal since 1988, am married to Pedro and have a daughter Tamára (16), work on a holiday resort in the Algarve and the internet site is www.clubealbufeira.com.
DE VRIES, Michelle
d'OLIVIERA, Craig - Farming in Vryheid, Northern KZn since 1995. Involved in Timber, cattle, crops and sugar cane. Married to Kerry... Two Kids Emmalee and Christopher.
EXTER, Richard.- Attended Treverton Prep and College.
HOWE, Chris - Taught at Diocesan College (Bishops) in Cape Town. Now in the UK living in Uppingham in Rutland teaching Physics and Chemistry at Uppingham School. A daughter - Abigail.
MADDOCK, Leanne - married.
MOULDER, Peter - Moved to New Zealand in 1992, now living in Wellington. Married to Lyn ( a "kiwi"). Running a chilled foods distribution business. Would love to hear from the rest of Class '83. Would like to set up a then & now web site, so please send some contributions.
NAIDU, Logan - Living in Umhlanga Rocks. Currently employed with Compass plc - a food services company.
PHILLIPS, Glenn - Director of Tourism for South African National Parks. He is married to Nikki and they have 2 daughters, Kayla and Courtney.
PIERRUS, Wayne- Can be contacted in New Zealand. Would love to hear from classmates.
RAMSDEN, Tim - living in Canada and is married to Karin with a five year-old son, Shaun. Works for one of the largest retailers in Ontario, called Loblaws, as an Assistant Store Manager. He has recently published a book through Trafford Publishing in Canada called Border-Line Insanity. The book is a gripping account of the experiences of a platoon of white conscripted teenage soldiers in the South African army during the Apartheid era in the 1980's. Touching on big themes both personal and political, the book is written with deep feeling and manages to bring humour to the nagging insanities of those years. The book can be ordered on www.trafford.com or www.amazon.com sites.
RIVIERE, Gilles - married to Anna and working as a Change Management Consultant.
ROBERTS, Duncan - Employed by Telkom S.A.
STEENKAMP, Shane - I have a little woodworking business called Odd Jobs. Now living in Bathurst in the Eastern Cape and doing fine.
SWART, Marc - Married to Self and have son, Reuben, aged 11. Working for ABSA bank. (March 2007)