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Ackee Shackleton or O'Connor

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Sheil Report 25 Aug 2013 11:51

Is there anyone who knows anything about a man named ? Ackee Shackleton who once lived in Southampton during 1940's. Possbly from Deep South America or the Caribbean. He or a friend of his may have been known as O'Connor. Other possibilities is that he or they came over to England at the time to study at ? Gregs College in Southampton during 1940's likely to be just after WW2. :-S

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 25 Aug 2013 12:37

Hello Sheil

I think that it may be useful for anyone helping to see the further details posted on

Have you tried contacting the college (if still there) to see if they have year books available? that might give you a chance to confirm the exact name?


patchem Report 25 Aug 2013 14:23


If it was this school, more likely to have been working there in some capacity, not studying.


Sheil Report 25 Aug 2013 18:02

Thanks Patchem for useful info, I know Greggs was a college in the 40's. I'll do some more digging.


PriscillaEmilywasMoonbeam Report 25 Aug 2013 21:09

There was a Gregg College in Southampton @ Grosvenor Square, Southampton SO15 2BE. It became a British Listed Building in 1954 so assume the building is still there. Cannot find any info about the school though.