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In Memory

If you would like to advise us of someone who you would like to remember, or add an obituary for a former Old Elthamian, please email the Elthamians Office or call 028 851 9840.

2017
Nigel Ballantyne (1948 - 59) died 2 June, aged 77
Hartog Carel BERKELEY (1942-46), died 17 February, aged 88
Cyril Edward COOK (1934-39) died 1 April, aged 94
Robert Jeremy FIRTH (1946-55) died 20 October, aged 81
Christopher Wilson GREEN (1943-52) died 17 August, aged 82
Roy Geroge JECKS (1929-37) died 2017, aged 97
Roy Leonard JUPP (1933-38) died 21 September, aged 95
David PARRY (2000-11) died September, aged 24
Roger Silvester SHARPE (1941-48) died 1 March, aged 85
Peter David SIDEY (1975-84) died 21 July, aged 49
Mike WATTS (1940-49) died September, aged 85
Richard WEST (1941-46) died 28 March, aged 87
 

2016
H Brian ADCOCK(1947-58) died 1 September, aged 77
Stephen Christopher BARNES (1981-90) died in January, aged 42
Peter Geoffrey Rumbold BINGHAM (1956-67) died in April, aged 67
Keith Raymond BRADLY (1947-55) died 17 April, aged 78
Darwell John CHARLTON (1939-45) died 1 July, aged 85
Antony 'Tony' Michael COWIE (1945-52) died 19 October, aged 80
Anthony 'Tony' EARL (Teaching Staff 1973-2002) died 29 December, aged 74
Brian Charles Richard EMLY (1945-51) died 25 December, aged 83
David John Aston GILLBORN (1947-54) died 2 January, aged 79
Elizabeth Mary GURTLER nee OWEN (1979-1981) died 28 November, aged 53
Carl Nigel HEWSON (2000-07) died 16 November 2016, aged 27
Eric Fredrick MCCAFFREY (1935-40) died 11 June, aged 91
Brian 'Mac' MCCARTHY (1942-47) died 5 April, aged 85
John Edward PENDOWER (1940-45) died 8 February, aged 88
Edward (Ted) Leigh PHILLIPS (1919-30) died 8 September, aged 104
Peter William SANGER (1951-61) died 5 December 2016, aged 73
Vernon Kenward SHARPINGTON (1940-47) died in January, aged 84
David SKELTON (1953-57) died 25 February, aged 78
Francis (Frank) Robert SOER (1937-42) died in January, aged 89
Arthur James SPENCER (1937-47) died 1 October, aged 86
Barry Bridge SUTTON (1946-56) died 15 September, aged 79
Colin David THOMAS (1942-50) died 13 May, aged 82
Douglas (Doug) Percival THOMPSON 1942-50 died in May, aged 84
Edward 'Ted' WARD (1949-52) died 26 June, aged 82
Geoffrey Bryan WAYWELL (1954-62) died 16 February, aged 72

2015
Gerald Colin ATKINSON (1936-46) died 1 February, aged 86
Ian Rutherglen BEITH (1947-55) died 5 December, aged 76
Charles Guy Nicholas BERRY (1998-2006) died in April, aged 25
John BURKETT (1933-44) died 12 November, aged 89
James (Jim) COLLETT (1941-47) died 26 July, aged 84
Jeanne Marie CULLEN (Staff 1945-1976) died 6 January, aged 89
Raymond Wilson CULLEN (1935-1942 / Staff 1947-1986) died 11 October, aged 90
Graham Stewart DAVIES (1949-1956) died 4 November, aged 77
John Michael FOXLEY (1949-59) died 29 July, aged 74
Alan Douglas HUDSON (1937-40) died 24 November, aged 90
Graham George HUSSEY (1943-46) died 11 November, aged 87
Antony (Tony) John Edmund KINGSHOTT (1951-58) died 25 January, aged 74
Peter LINSCOTT (1939-46) died July, aged 84
Lester Dudley John MARTIN died 19 December, aged 64
Clive Robert MORLEY (1945-55) died in January 2015, aged 78
Kenneth George MUNSON (1940-45) died 2 January, aged 85
John Reginald NORMAN (1939-46) died 30 March, aged 87
John Edward Hicks PENDOWER (1940-45) died 8 February, aged 88
Gilbert Fredrick Werner PLEUGER (1951-1962) died 17 December, aged 73
David Scott POTTER (1973-80) died in July, aged 53
Michael John SAWARD (1941-48) died 31 January, aged 82
Peter Gray SCOPES (1938 - 1946) died 26th July 2015 aged 86
Dennis Edwin SLADE (1936-43) died 18 March, aged 88
Kenneth Maltus SMITH MBE (1936-45) died 19 September, aged 88
Harvey Herbert STARTE (1934-1941) died 18 July 2015, aged 92
Christine Tadman (Staff 1974-1985) died 20 September

2014
Ronald George BRISTOW (1938-45) died 2014, aged 87
David Walker BUXTON (1946-49) died 30 August 2014, aged 82
Bill Menzies CLOW (1949-59) died 21 November, aged 73
Michael Edmund COLLETT (1943-50) died November 2014, aged 80
Kenneth Desmond CORBETT (1935-40) died 2014, aged 88
Donald James CROWTHER (1940-42) died 21 June 2014, aged 91
Philip Esser DAY (1932-39) died 14 December 2014 aged 92
Colin Joseph DUDLEY DFC (1934-39) died 28 October 2014, aged 91
Alan Scott FORD (1935-44) died 5 October 2014, aged 88
Roger Arthur GIBLIN (1951-57) died 16 January 2014, aged 74
Newman Spencer Freeman GREENE (1930-39) died August, aged 92
William (Bill) JEANES (1933-38) died 1 July 2014, aged 94
Richard KIDNEY (1947-54) died 28 December 2014, aged 79
Philip Reginald MARRACK CB (1931-39) died June 2014, aged 92
David John MINTON (1945-56) died 15 April 2014, aged 76
Derek Charles Richard MORRIS (1947-53) died 17 July, aged 77
Andrew William Hugh NORTHCOTT (1948-54) died 27 February 2014, aged 77
Brian James PITHER (1943-48) died 4 April 2014, aged 80
Alan William STRUTT (1939-44) died 27 February 2014, aged 86
Michael George WILLIAMS (1939-49) died 21 February 2014, aged 82
Martin YATES (1954-62) died 12 August, aged 70

2013
Brian David ADCOCK (1951-58) died 14 February 2013, aged 72.
Colin Home BARROW (1935-46) died June 2013, aged 86.
John Richard Lionel CARPENTER (1930-39) died 16 June 2013, aged 92.
Keith Oliver Mackey CHALLIS (1943-53) died 6 March 2013, aged 78.
Michael CHATER (1938-45) died 1 September 2013, aged 84.
John Morris CROSS (1946-53) died January 2013, aged 78.
John Alan DOUCH (1936-41) died 24 September 2013, aged 88.
Gerald Frank ELLIOTT (1940-49) died March 2013, aged 82.
Andrew James Ashley FAWCETT (1988-1994) died 26 October 2013, aged 36.
Charles FREWIN (1995-90) died 5 April 2013, aged 41.
Richard Henry HERBERT (1967-74) died 18 January 2013, aged 57.
Neville Bryan JOY (1942-46) died 18 December 2013, aged 83.
Geoffrey John Charles JONES (1938-43) died 9 October 2013, aged 86.
David Allan LATHAM (1963-72) died 15 February 2013, aged 58.
Robert LIDSTONE (1939-44) died 25 August 2013, aged 85.
Alan Louis MURRAY (1942-45) died 31 January 2013, aged 81.
William Gerald PARK (1950-58) died 18 May 2013, aged 73.
Edward (Ted) Hamilton PATERSON OBE (1931-38) died January 2013, aged 92.
John Mark Hamilton PATERSON (1969-71) died October 2013, aged 59.
John Bellingham POND (1940-1948) died 30 April 2013, aged 84.
Peter Owen PRIOR (1943-53) died 5 July 2013, aged 79.
John Lancelot SCOPES (1939-43) died 16 November 2013, aged 87.
Harry Percival SHARLAND MBE (1931-36) died 6 December 2013, aged 94.
Geoffrey Harold SMITH (1941-51) died 4 March 2013, aged 81.
Roy Harry STEEL (1941-48) died 20 January 2013, aged 82.
Terence Jeffrey Ian WHITE (1943-49) died 26 September 2013, aged 83.
Kenneth Elliston Wallace WRIGHT (1937-45) died October 2013, aged 84.
Andrew YATES (1955-67) died 2013, aged 66.
Ozan Ojal YUNUS (1997-2004) died 30 December 2013, aged 28.

2012
Peter Michael BURNHAM (1943-53) died 6 April 2012.
John Christopher BUTCHER (1949-58) died December 2012, aged 72.
Colin (Borneo) GILMORE-SMITH (1955-61) died 9 March 2012, aged 67.
Kenneth James GREENWOOD (1934-1940) died 22 December 2012, aged 89.
Maurice Shirley GRIFFITHS MBE (1935-40) died 8 December 2012, aged 88.
Chris Simon HONEY (1971-78) died 23 May 2013, aged 52
Laurence George HOBBS (1941-49) died August 2012.
Martyn Lewis HOBBS (1946-52) died 26 November 2012.
Carey HUMPHREYS (Former Music Teacher 1950-50) died 28 February 2012.
Canon James Richard JOHN (1929-40) died 10 March 2012, aged 90.
Joseph (Joe) MELLISH (1986-93) died 2012 aged 37.
John Fredrick MILNE (1941-45) died 25 November 2012, aged 80
Geoffrey Carden PAGE (1939-43) died 14 January 2012.
Barrie Downing SCOPES (1945-50) died 29 October 2012,aged 80.
Joseph Alfred SIMPSON (1940-46) died 17 June 2012 in New Zealand.
Alfred Kenneth (Ken) STADDON (1928-34) died 3 February 2012, aged 94.
Eric THOMPSON (1943-48) died 19 February 2012.
Roger Beverley Clement WILLIAMS (1942-51) died October 2012, aged 79.

2011
Denis Edward ABBOTT (1934-39) died November 2011 aged 89.
David ADDEY MBE (1934-45) died 8 December 2011 aged 85.
George Christopher BAND OBE (1937-1947) died 26 August 2011, aged 82.
Peter John BURDEN (1949-56) died 17 October 2011.
Guy John CECIL (1932-37) died 17 August 2011 in Canada.
Robert Henry COUSINS (1923-30) died 8 April 2011.
John Basil CROXFORD (1935-42) died 5 September 2011.
Derek Clive DAVIES (1936-39) died 30 March 2011 in Canada.
Stewart James GOODWIN (1980 - 2011) died August 2011, aged 30
Frank Ernest Geoffrey HARRAP (1935-42) died in Australia, 2011 aged 87.
David Lawrence HODGSON (1950 - 2011) died 17 July, aged 61
Michael John (Jimmy) JAMES (1944-53) died 19 April 2011.
John Gwyn William LEE (1936-46) died 17 January 2011.
Norman John LYONS (1934-41) died 2011.
John MASON (1943-53) died 26th March 2011.
David John McDOUGALL (1935 - 2011) died 10 August 2011, aged 76
John Manning PETERS (1940-43) died 16th March 2011.
Albert Joseph (Paddy) PODESTA (1942-49) died 1h August 2011.
Gordon Douglas SMITH (1937-42) died 10 May 2011.
Ian Henry Hemensley SMITH (1941-44) died 30 March 2011 in North Carolina, USA.
John Harvey TAYLOR (1942-51) died 15 May 2011.
Norman Frederick THOMAS (1936-40) died July 2011 aged 86.
Terence William WILBOURN (1942-47) died 9 December 2011.

2010
John William BRADLY (1944-53) died 16 August 2010 aged 75
Robert Hugh David ROWLING (1956-65) died 15 December 2010 aged 62
Stephen Rider SMITH (1945-52) died 9 August 2010 aged 75

2009
Harry Michael ASPINALL (1935-39) died January 2009
Robert David Assender (1941-46) died February 2009
Peter Dennis BAINES (1966-74) died 2009
Brian Colin BOX (1945-50) died April 2009
John Malcolm BUCK (1935-45) died 21 May 2009
Gordon William CLARKE (1934-37) died 6 November 2009
Royston Francis DAWES (1933-39) died 1 September 2009
Michael John Forrest FRANKLIN (1943-53) died 7th January 2009 in Thailand.
Dr John Goddard (Jack) Jones (1922-28) died 10th September 2009 aged 99
Russell Mark LEWIN (1969-76) died 12th October 2009
Terence (Terry) George LIGHT (1935-42), Past President of OEA, died 2nd June 2009, aged 84
John LINSCOTT (1936-45) died 26th July 2009
Denis Alan Trevor NEW (1941-46) died 21st November 2009
Ralph TILZEY (1928-35) died 31st May 2009, aged 90
Arthur Powell WYATT (1940-50) died 11th October 2009

2008
Thomas Oliver ANDREWS (1941-48) died 12 April 2008
Martin Egerton BAKER (1946-53) died 27 May 2008
Victor John CROWSLEY (1936-45) died October 2008
Alan William CULLY (1928-37) died 2008, aged 87
Richard James Wheatley DIGHT (1943-54) died 22nd April 2008 in Spain
Geoffrey Edwin Leander GOEMANS (1930-39) died 9 September 2008
Matthew Lloyd Tobias JARVIS (1980-86) died 8 February 2008, aged 39
Peter Pennington KENT (1944-49) died 9 March 2008
Norman Robert MANSER (1935-39) died 3 June 2008, aged 86
Kelvin George MILLS (1941-1947) died 1 January 2008 aged 77
Leslie Howard MOODY (1933-38) died 28 April 2008, aged 85
Revd Stanley MUDD (1931-40) died 19 January 2008
Haig Robert NEVSHEHIR (1928-35) died 29 March 2008
Alexander Tudor POMEROY (1940-48) died 8 September 2008
Ronald Frederick PRICE (1927-38) died 2008
John Charles PRYOR (1952-56) died 8 November 2008 in South Africa
Peter Stanley RUSSELL (1930-39) died 12 November 2008, aged 86
Peter Michael SMITH (1940-45) died 12 October 2008 aged 79 in Florida
Donald Jack VICKERS (1933-41)

2007
Robert Arnall AFFORD (1920-26) died 19 January 2007, aged 96
Robert Francis ANSELL (1947-56) died 9 October 2007
Major William Leonard AUCUTT (1934-41) died 7 November 2007, aged 85
Rev'd John Gordon Kemp BATSON (1949-56) died 11 April 2007, aged 69
Leslie James BARBER (1934-39) died 29 November 2007 in Canada.
Harry Wardlaw BITTON (1923-32) died December 2007 aged 93
Ralph Leslie CHEESMAN (1935-41) died 27 June 2007 aged 83
John Hugh DART (1939-50) died 28 April 2007, aged 75
Norman John EDWARDS (1930-37) died 23 March 2007, aged 86
Thomas Charles GREEN (1927-34) died 20 October 2007, aged 92
Robert William HAMPSON (1949-59) died 10 June 2007, aged 65
Walter David HARRAP (1937-44) died 2007
John Joseph HILL (1938-46) died August 2007
Theodore Victor JONES (1926-33) died 19 March 2007, aged 87
Michael KENTISH (1926-34) died 13 December 2007, aged 93
Christopher John LLOYD (1975-82) died August 2007
Bryan James MARTIN, (1942-46) died 16 December 2007
John Desmond McCORMACK (1935-44) died 21 December 2007
Dr Samual John ROGERS (1931-37) died 9 May 2007 in Ottawa aged 86
Peter Paul ROSENFELD (left 1929) died 24 August 2007 aged 96
Robin Witterick SPON-SMITH (1953-60) OE, Former Governor, Former Parent, died 20 November 2007 aged 65
John Edward STANTAN (1933-41) died March 2007, aged 82
Peter Mason WALKER (1942-46) died 12 August 2007

2006
Evan Arthur BLANDFORD (1926-35) died 21 September 2006, aged 87
Eric Edward STEVENS (1932-40) died 18 June 2006, aged 83
Ulrich William Bankes (Willy) (1939-46) died December 2006 aged 79
John Arthur BRADBURY (1939-45) died December 2006 aged 78
Brian BROCKIS (1930-35) died Monday 15 May 2006 aged 88
Robert Charles BROWNING (1929-37) died 2006 whilst living in Thailand
David Lawrence CARTER (1937-43) died 5 November 2006 aged 80
Mark C CLIFFORD (1983-90) died 3 March 2006 aged 34
Stephen DENNY (1950-60) died 2006
David Silvester EVANS (1930-1937) died aged 85 on 22 January 2006
Norman Grandy (left 1939) died 18 June 2006
Oliver KING (1990-95) died 30 August 2006 aged 27
Gilbert KIRBY (left 1933) died 2006
John MUDD (1925-30) died 11 July 2006
Patrick James POCOCK (left 1940) died July 2006 aged 80
Peter SCOTT (left 1961) died August 2006
Bruce Vincent Milledge SMITH (1932-39) of Beckenham died 2006 aged 82

2005
Kenneth Scott BACHE (left 1939) died 23 August 2005
Peter BAIRSTOW (left 1950) died 19 January 2005
R BARBER died in 2004
John Rayner BONE (left 1939)
Donald George BURCHAM (left 1940) died 2005
George B CRABB (left 1954) died 20 October 2005
Robert CRABB (left 1959) died 10 August 2005
Colin Eric DAVIES (left 1953) died 16 October 2005
Douglas EMMOTT (left 1945)
Elizabeth Forsyth FORD (widow of John FORD)
John FREESTONE (left 1957) died 11 June 2005
Gordon Galloway FORDYCE (left 1949) died 2005 aged 72
Ian R GILLERAN (left 1963) died 27 August 2005 in Sydney, Australia
Colin Walter Joseph GODIER (left 1961) died 2005
John Tear GROVES (left 1943)
GGB HUGHES (Guy), former Head of the Junior School, died 19 November 2005
Colin HARPER (1942-53) died Saturday 12 November 2005 aged 71
Roger LOBB (1978-89) died 18 December 2005
Kenneth Arthur John LOCKWOOD (left 1944) died October 2005 aged 79
Geoffrey LOWER (left 1951) died 25 June 2005
Donald MORTON (left 1935) died 2005
John Alexander NAPIER (left 1956) died 2005
Neville NEVSHEHIR (left 1936) died 15 July 2005
Henry Arthur OLIVER (left 1937) died Autumn 2005
Denis William SPARKS (left 1946) died 14th September 2005 aged 75 at home in Florida.
Robert Christopher SUTTON SMITH (left 1929) died 22 March 2005
Alfred Philip TATT, Former Physics Teacher 1984-89, died 24 July 2005
Brian TOMPKINS (left 1950) died 17 September 2005
Revd William Veysey THOMPSON (left 1964)
John WAINWRIGHT (left 1947) died 3 June 2005 aged 74
Ronald WOOD (left 1940) died 20 October 2005
P John WRIGHT (left 1953) died 13 February 2005

2004
Ian Learmonth Gowans BAILLIE 1924-2004, died 27 March 2004
Paul CLOKE (left 1977) died 2 June 2004 aged 45
Dr Anthony V EDWARDS (left 1955) died 7 May 2004
Jack Evans (left 1937) died 11 May 2004
Professor Frank FARMER 1912-2004, died 16 July 2004
Owen Priestley GRIFFIN (left 1920) 15th January 24 April 2004
Miss Suneeti GUPTA (left 1997) died January 2004
Ronald HOOK (left 1936) died 29 January 2004
James Maxwell JONES died 4 December 2004
Derek J PODESTA (left 1946) died 26 May 2004
John Page RAW (left 1936) died 14 August 2004
Anthony Blake ROBERTS (left 1939) died November 2004
Stanley James Bertram ROGERS (left 1941) died 6 April 2004
John SEYMOUR 1927-2004, died 21 April 2004
Philip S HOLLIDAY (left 1946) died 4 December 2004
William Barry DIXON-CLARKE (left 1940) died 11 December 2004

2003
Donald Edward BIGGS (left 1930) died 19 November 2003
Revd Dennis Bradley COOPER (left 1947) died 10 March 2003
Peter J H SAUNDERS 1935-2003, died 28 April 2003
Donald Edward BIGGS (left 1930) died 19 November 2003
Revd Dennis Bradley COOPER (left 1947) died 10 March 2003

2002
Ernest Thomas Keable GREENHAM (left 1930) died 12 December 2002
Mrs G R HIGGINS (widow of George and former Secretary to Bursar) died 2002