Farnborough Grammar School
Prospect Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire
Telephone : Farnborough 539
15 May 1958
Mr. Miles the French teacher (left) accompanied by Eli Eltringham (Chemistry) and Mr. E. Bullock, a maths
master. If you look carefully you can see he is smoking a pipe in public which is something I do
not believe was a frequent occurrence. The putrid stench which emanated from the Staff Room was
however a sign that the evil weed was very much in evidence away from prying eyes.
I was never taught by Mr. Miles, ‘Charlie’ Upton was my French teacher. I liked Charlie but Im not
sure sure he liked me. I think he was surprised when I passed my French O Level by a
Smiler Miles retired in 1962 after 36 years
of teaching at A.C.H.S. and F.G.S.
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