After Marlborough, he went on to read philosophy at University College London. Instead of a high building surrounded by empty space, a low carpet of buildings filled the site. He was knighted in 1993, and appointed Deputy Lieutenant for Leicestershire the following year. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth and his three children, Jonathan (C3 1975-80), Mary and Simon (Common Room 1993-2017). He told me last month that he still had fond memories of Marlborough which provided a sort of family for him in the years when he didn't see his parents who were thousands of miles away in Burma (where his father, another Malburian, was a colonial civil servant and then an army officer after the Japanese invasion).During the war years I believe that the school was evacuated for some of the time to Hampshire. One of his entrepreneurial endeavours which kept the estate viable was the conversion of part of Bodrhyddan Hall, built in the 17th century, into furnished flats. The family migrated south and morphed into barristers and respected solicitors with their own firms with the assistance of a bit of local freemasonry His uncle was Alfred Leete, who was the Great War artist responsible for your country needs you. Juan Merodio Sin Categora old marlburian deaths. Finding that he had a very sound acumen for the work, Angus rose up the ranks. He is survived by his mother, Peggy; wife, Linda and his three children, Markham (CO 1982-1987), Howard (CO 1988-1990) and Nicola. Together they bought a cottage in Brittany, near Dinan, and spent much time exploring that coastline. A month earlier a press report read: News has just been received of an Old Marlburian Mount Everest expedition dinner. On his return to the UK he joined the Civil Service Selection Board based in London. He added that "While the Conservative candidate won, Labour's Denys Hodson did do much better than expected in that 'Conservative stronghold'; and while the nation returned a Labour government.. Nick proved a most able prep school head master. They then lived and worked in Luton for four years - returning to Corsham in 1964, where she made home for the next 30 years.In all, she gave birth to four boys. David went to Marlborough college and then Magdalen College, Oxford. Teachers including Rainier and Alwyn helped him to develop a more individual style and Jeremys compositions were described as having an enduring muscularity, grit and tensile strength. He is survived by his wife Ruth, Professor of Chemistry in Cambridge, with whom he had two children. Out jumped Martin, furious, ranting and raging at Dennis and the two proceeded to circle each other, fists raised. There are photographs of my grandfather appearing at a funeral in evening dress instead of morning dress much to the amusement of my father. Nicholas Willink (CO 1949-54) died October 2021. Douglas Neil Cross (LI 1945-49) died on the 18th September 2012. His school was evacuated to North Devon from 1940-1944 and during that time he lived with a , A former member of the music department, Jean died on 17th January 2022 aged 82. He was a member of Bovingdon Care; supported Macmillan nurses, the local Hospice of St Francis and Dens Night Shelter in Hemel Hempstead. He died peacefully in his sleep. Who other than the tenants? He retired as a consultant physician from the Royal Liverpool Hospital in 1988 and enjoyed an active retirement fell walking in the Lake District well into his eighties and was still playing squash until a year before he died. During the mid 70's Bruce was coaching Kenyan Olympic athletes and Mike Boit would come and train with us. He went on to study Engineering and Economics at University College, Oxford where, amongst the usual student activities, he joined the University Air Squadron (claiming to be the worst pilot of his year!) His friends and colleaguesat , Anthony Main (C3 1953-56) died on 6th August 2022 surrounded by his family at the age of 83. After it was finished, he had a change of direction and did what he had planned to do as a schoolboy study for a fine art degree (at the City & Guilds of London Art School) and work as an artist. Just Click Donald Gorrie (CR 1960-66), who has died aged 79, was a leading light on the radical Left of the Scottish Liberal Party, a prominent Edinburgh councillor for 26 years and ultimately Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West and a member of the revived Scottish Parliament. Moscow threatened action against Poland, provoking martial law. He had a huge collection of books on the region many of them rare, primary sources which filled his house in Fulham, west London, to the extend that his wife feared it might sink.In the 1970s he travelled widely through central Asia and also covered the Times-sponsored exhibition of Tutankhamuns treasures at the British Museum and a show of newly excavated Chinese treasures by the Royal Academy. Only in his final years, and especially in the last six months of his life, was his work recognised with the award of the Royal Institute of British Architects royal gold medal in September 2017 and a series of public appearances to sell-out audiences, culminating in a for one night only performance at the Hackney Empire, at which he received a 10-minute standing ovation. Announcement. We have lost track of how many times on holiday here, but think it could be 40! Hemery strongly recommended Millfield, but put insufficient stamps on the envelope and by the time his letter arrived by sea round the Cape, Roger Ellis had already appointed Bruce to Marlborough. Then his appointment as a Circuit Judge in 2012. His first was Ruth St John Murphy to whom he married in 1939. John Hicks had a very erudite practice and Geoffrey, in his usual self-deprecating way, used to say that he never understood any of the legal problems that John Hicks advised on. After Marlborough, he went on to do National Service in the Royal Navy. In addition to this, he was also a prominent Corps rugby player and boxer.From 1957-1958 he served with 45 Commando in Malta, North Africa and Cyprus. All in all, it was a triumph for him to celebrate his 99th birthday in a circle of family and friends, just over a week before he died.William Earp. Douglas Quadling OBE (CR 1953-67), who was one of the four inspirational drivers behind the School Mathematics Project (SMP) in the 1960s and 70s, has passed away.The School Mathematics Project, which radically changed the course of mathematics teaching in Britain, had its origins in an Oxford conference of 1959 and another held two years later in Southampton, but its impetus came from a meeting between Quadling and three other men (H. Martyn Cundy, Tom Jones, Professor Bryan Thwaites) in a Winchester garden in September 1961. He was a former Secretary of The Marlburian Club (1989-96) and continued his involvement with the Club and the School until very recently, attending the OM Wiltshire Dinner last September and Club Day in October. We barristers can be a gossipy bunch, sometimes too eager to make a critical comment about another; my experience over Geoffreys 43 years in the law is that no one ever had an uncomplimentary thing to say about him.Geoffrey had his struggles. 15 jun. As in Bloomsbury or Pimlico, the dwellings were in rows entered directly from the street and every dwelling had its own open-to-the-sky external space; and as with a Georgian square, the 1.8-hectare (four-acre) park at the centre of the scheme constituted the picture in the frame, the landscape offset by the hard edge of the terraced housing. As Martin says, after that, whatever method of murder may have been used in any of Geoffreys cases, he would have been ready for it.So after studying at Southampton University and completing his Bar exams, Geoffrey started his pupillage, with John Hicks in Chambers in London at 4 Pump Court. He was probably one of the few British businessmen to have negotiated personally with members of the Argentinian junta. The Rev John Burdett (C2 1938-43) died on Monday 10 December aged 86. Martin was above all a man of faith; so modest and unassuming was he, that you might not have noticed. He was also conductor and organist at St Michaels Church, Waikanae.He is survived by his three daughters from his first wife Sheila, who died in 1993, and his second wife, Jane.SourcesCreative New ZealandRadio New ZealandThe TelegraphWellington Scoop. More.. P W B (Peter) Barrows (C3 1945-49) died on 26th October 2012. They endured the last year of the War in London, with the bombing and the privations they were often unable to afford the 1/- lunches at the local British Restaurant.In 1946 he was invited back to join the staff at Ridley and eventually spent 5 years as Vice Principal . He was larger than life, friendly and supportive and a giant in his field. First though there was the little issue of Berlin 1945. In the unlikely event that I ever again hear Claire de Lune or Passepied rendered on a wheezy harmonium I will be straight back in Clatford or Ogbourne St Andrew, preferably on a blazing summer afternoon. During his time in Auckland he was also the Director of music at St Marys Cathedral, Conductor of the Auckland String Players, he formed the Symphonia of Auckland and led the University festival Choir to success at the choral festival in New York and, under his charge, the New Zealand Choir won the BBC Let the People Sing Competition.He moved to Wellington in 1982 where he took up Directorship of Music for the National Youth Choir from 1982 to 88, Directorship of Music at St Paul's Cathedral in Wellington from 1983 to 89 and Directorship of the Orpheus Choir from 1984 91. He memorably showed great enthusiasm designing, constructing and testing a solar panel in his laboratory that, not unsurprisingly, aroused great interest in both pupils and colleagues. He will be hugely missed, not just by family, ex pupils and many friends, but by a great circle of music makers who were looking forward to him conducting a performance of Bachs St Matthews Passion next March.Nick Milner-Gulland was a talented, kind and considerate friend to many people and one most endearing characteristic was his great sense of humour, which helped to see him through some testing and challenging times, and gave great pleasure to those in his company.There will be a Service of Thanksgiving in Ardingly Chapel on Saturday 14th April 2018 further details will be published on the website nearer the time.MCWE/CAJ, Peter Godfrey, Director of Music at Marlborough College from 1949-58, died on 28th September 2017.Peter was born in 1922 in Bluntisham, Cambridgeshire. Music was another important part of his life. Reynells attention to detail, and desire for perfection were just a couple of the reasons she gained such a formidable reputation within the industry. Educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford, Trinity College, Dublin and Oriel College, Oxford. He trained as a parachutist and, in the early 1950s, served in Egypt with 33 Airborne Field Regiment. We would like to show you a description here but the site won't allow us. She became County President in 1990 and in 2004 proudly accepted the Dolly Rice Award. His father Archibald was descended from several generations of Fifeshire miners. She survives him, along with their four children, Michael, Nick, Christopher and Caroline. He served as Radio Officer on HMT Nevasa (troopship sailing between Southampton and Hong Kong).In 1958 he joined GCHQ as Radio Officer and after training at Bletchley Park served at Shaftesbury, St Erth, Cornwall, Taunton, Bude and Cheltenham before retiring in 1985 as Senior Station Radio Officer.Roger was highly inventive, filing a patent for a fully automatic morse code generator in the 50s, and designing and riding his own wooden surfboard before such things were in widespread use in this country. A move to the War Office as Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General was followed, in 1961, by command of 45th Field Regiment RA.