From the Craven Herald 'The History Pages 21/01/16
Welcome home Alastair!
I am delighted to read about some of Alastair Humphreys' exploits on his four-year bike(s) ride around the world!
Tom was born on the Wirral. He is an archaeologist interested specially in things Roman in Britain and Northern Europe. He has also studied as a military historian with interests from the Iron Age Celts to the Cold War. He is currently a Public Relations Officer at the Royal Navy Reserve in Liverpool.
Lewis Alfred Booth, born in Horsforth in 1909, was killed in action on June 25th, 1942. He is one of 16 boys on the stained glass windows in the Chapel. He attended Malsis from 1920-22, the first years of the school's existence.
Lewis played on the wing for England seven times between 1933 and 1935, scoring three tries.
Served as Minister of Health in Harold Wilson's first government from 1964-68 when the position was merged into the new title of Secretary of State for Social Services. He was MP for St Pancras North. He attended Malsis and Oundle, but had to leave the latter school at the age of 15 when his father died.