ROBERT RIVINGTON was a tall man, and had an equally tall and gracious partner when I first met him in 1995. He became a member in the early years of City Barge, probably because of his Oxford link with Richard Norton. His partner was Rosemary X, who later became a supporter of City Barge. Robert was a fanatic about punting.
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RICHARD NORTON studied physics at Hertford College Oxford. He became a rower and aspired to be in the blue boat to compete against Cambridge.
“What a great idea”, I thought to myself while looking at an old photograph taken in the early 1900’s of a gondola on the river at Stratford-upon-Avon; “…to put a gondola back on the river again!”