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Ackee Shackleton or O'Connor

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Sheil

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

http://www.missing-you.net/people/ackee-oconnor---shackleton-138091.php

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

patchem Report 25 Aug 2013 14:23

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http://www.gregg.southampton.sch.uk/greggs/

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

Sheil

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.

Moonbeam

Moonbeam 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.

http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-135822-gregg-college-