The OW Charitable Trust

The four former OW trust funds, set up either by or in memory of OWs, while retaining their separate identities, are now grouped into one charity known as the OW Charitable Trust (Charity Number 1009980).

The four funds incorporated into the OWCT are:
– The Old Wellingtonian Society Charitable Trust
– The Herbert Old Wellingtonian Trust
– The Melissa Morgan Memorial Fund
– The Bevir Memorial Fund

The OWCT’s funds are invested as a single portfolio managed by stock brokers, Charles Stanley.

The trustees report annually to the Charity Commission. The OWCT’s page on the Charity Commission’s website is updated by the OW Secretary who, ex officio, also acts as secretary to the OWCT’s trustees. Copies of the OWCT’s most recent documents may be downloaded via the links below.

OWCT annual report

Independent examiner’s report

OWCT Accounts


EXAMPLES OF WHO AND HOW WE HELP…

Adelaide Goodeve
Adelaide Goodeve was awarded a grant from the OW Charitable Trust’s Bevir Memorial Fund for her expedition to Ladakh in 2015.
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Justin Yeldham (Hl 84-89)
Justin Yeldham (Hl 84-89) completed a strenuous ‘Ashes challenge‘ bike ride in summer 2013 and is pictured here with former England Cricket captain Mike Gatting.
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Rich Crawford Report (C 78-83)
The Charitable Trust supported 6 OWs of varying ages with Walking , Cycling, Climbing challenges for Charitable purposes and, typically, this report came back from Rich Crawford (C 78-83).
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Sam Fiddian-Greene (Hg 2012)
Sam Fiddian-Greene, supported by the OW Society Charitable Trust among others, writes as follows on his Summer 2013 expedition to Kilimanjaro.
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Latest OW News

Lent term events

18 December 2017

The new Wellington Community events programme for the Lent term has just been launched. We hope you were able to enjoy some of the varied events and opportunities that we ran last year which were designed to reinforce, support and build on the unique relationship that we all have with Wellington College and with one […]

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Michaelmas term events

31 August 2017

The new Wellington Community events programme for the Michaelmas term has just been launched. We hope you were able to enjoy some of the varied events and opportunities that we ran last year which were designed to reinforce, support and build on the unique relationship that we all have with Wellington College and with one […]

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1919 The XI

OW involved in aftermath of Indian Partition

10 August 2017

In light of the 70th anniversary of the Indian Partition, Wellington College archiver Caroline Jones has been doing some investigation into the impact of OWs. A remarkable story has come to light about OW Alec Leslie Cameron; a prefect, Head of School and winner of the King’s Medal. He was also in the First XV […]

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Upcoming OW Events

18 December 2017

Old Wellingtonian Ice-Skating at Somerset House

14:30 - 18:00, Somerset House

Come and join us at what has been billed by the Evening Standard as ‘London’s favourite outdoor ice rink’ and The Sunday Times as ‘The coolest rink of all’.

The grand courtyard at Somerset House provides this 900-metre square ice rink with one of the most impressive skating backdrops in town.

We will be returning to Somerset House for our annual Christmas gathering for those OWs and their families who are free to join us. The plan is to take over the ice for a festive skate followed by refreshments nearby.

 

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23 January 2018

OW Durham University Gathering

6:00pm, Fabio's Bar & La Spaghettata, 66 Saddler Street, Durham, DH1 3NP

The OW Society would like to invite you to an informal and fun gathering for all OWs at Durham University on Tuesday 23rd January, from 6:00pm.

Chris Potter and other members of Wellington College staff will be visiting Durham and would like to get a group of OWs together at Fabio’s & La Spaghettata for free food and drink!

It would be lovely to see as many of you there as possible.

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24 January 2018

OW Newcastle University Gathering

6:00pm, Venue TBC

The OW Society would like to invite you to an informal and fun gathering for all OWs at Newcastle University on Wednesday 24th January, from 6:00pm.

Chris Potter and other members of Wellington College staff will be visiting Newcastle and would like to get a group of OWs together for free food and drink!

It would be lovely to see as many of you there as possible.

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