Obituaries

This page contains obituaries for OPs and former members of staff.

If you wish to submit an obituary, please contact Hannah Hamilton.

Nona Blenkin (Housemisters of Dronfield 1985-1993), died 13 March 2017. 

Alexander McCallum (Manor 1954-1959), died 6 March 2017, aged 76.

Peter Dench (Temple, 1938-1943 and St Olave’s School from 1935-38), died 18 January 2017, aged 91.

Robert Wood (Alcuin 1952-56, Manor 1956-61), died 27 October 2016, aged 73. 

Roger William Peacock (entered St Olave’s in 1948; School House, 1958) died 18 August 2016, aged 75.

Gordon Curtis Norris (School 1939-1945), died 2 August 2016, aged 89.

Thomas Boulton OBE (Rise 1940-1943), died 1 July 2016, aged 90.  

Dr Godfrey Earlam Lester Graham (School 1932-1937), died 23 April 2016, aged 96.

Robert John Gibson (St Olave's 1938-1944, The Manor 1944-1949)

Sir Donald Barron (Governor 1966-1978, Vice Chairman 1978-1981), died 30 December 2015, aged 94.

Colin Stuart Elston (The Manor 1950-1954), died 30 November 2015, aged 79.

Trevor Wilkinson (Grove 1948 – 1953), died 15 May 2015, aged 79.

James 'Jim' Starkey (School 1957 – 1963), died 13 March 2015, aged 71.

Richard 'Dick' Hubbard (St Peter’s School staff 1968 – 2002), died 6 March 2015. 

Michael Watson (Manor 1952 – 1960), died 19 February 2015, aged 72.

Robert Atkinson (Temple 1949 – 1953), died 20 December 2014, aged 79.

Murray Hodd (Manor/Grove 1946 – 1951), died 27 November 2014, aged 82.

Norman McDermid (School 1940 – 1945), died 30 September 2014, aged 87.

Peter Campbell (Rise 1933 – 1936), died 9 September 2014, aged 94.

David Procter (Manor 1952 – 1957), died September 2014, aged 75.

Gordon March (School/Grove 1945 – 1949), died 20 August 2014, aged 82.

Edward 'Ted' Portlock (Rise 1950 – 1956), died August 2014, aged 82.

Malcolm Wroe (Rise 1958 – 1963), died 22 July 2014, aged 69.

Arthur 'Jack' Collins (School 1944 – 1951), died 1 July 2014, aged 79.

Anthony 'Tony' Isherwood (Rise 1950 – 1956), died 23 June 2014, aged 77.

C Anthony 'Tony' Wood (Queen’s 1963 – 1968), died 18 June 2014, aged 64.

Simon Cooper (Temple 1969 – 1974), died 1 May 2014, aged 57.

William 'Bill' Graham (Manor 1944 – 1948), died 30 April 2014, aged 84.

J Derek Taylor Thompson (Temple 1939 – 1945), died 28 April 2014, aged 86.

Christopher Blood (St Peter’s School staff 1992 – 2013), died November 2013, aged 60.

Hugh Little (Dronfield 1963 – 1968), died 26 September 2013, aged 63.