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Oxford Uni remembers Asa Briggs

Asa Briggs was Provost of Worcester from 1976 until 1991. A keen social historian, university administrator, and one time crytographer, he was made a life peer as Baron Briggs of Lewes...

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Re: Oxford Uni remembers Asa Briggs

Thanks for posting that Chris. As I said before it when they had the greengrocers shop on Bradford Rd that Dad knew them as he lived just off Parson Street. Part of the shop was given over to philately and Dad swapped stamps with Asa.

Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 58-64

Current location (optional) Wirral

Re: Oxford Uni remembers Asa Briggs

Swapped stamps all my life but nobody's mentioned a peerage yet! I guess I should have chosen more carefully who I swapped them with (even if an earlier swapper was Charlie Peach).

Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 1954-61

Current location (optional) Gotham (Notts)