In response to the global coronavirus outbreak, St Peter’s School, York has implemented a strict visitor policy to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the whole school community. Following instructions from the government, the school site will be closed to pupils (apart from children of key workers) from the end of the day on Friday 20 March with no indication given of when that situation will change. We ask that all non-essential visitors also stay away from the school at this time. If your visit is essential, please read our visitor policy before you visit the school.

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Roderick Robert Nelson

St Peter's School

Roderick Robert Nelson

Roderick Robert Nelson born April 21, 1935 in Longbenton, County Borough of Newcastle upon Tyne. He died on September 30, 2018 aged 83.

He attended St. Peter’s from 1949 to 1954 (School House). After leaving St. Peter’s he registered for National Service before serving two years in the Navy. He then began his career as an Engineer. He enjoyed a long career in the oil business working for Texaco, Amoco and BP in countries all over the world starting in Trinidad and Tobago, then England, Iran and Egypt.

He had four children, two grand daughters and one great grandson.