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Individual Obituaries

Alphabetical index of obituaries of former pupils and staff

Below are listed by surname the deceased Old Witleians (both pupils and staff) for whom we have received tributes and obituaries. No disrespect is intended towards others and their loved ones who are not listed. Those highlighted in gold are linked to a document, which may be accessed by clicking on that person’s name. If any friend or relative feels that something is either missing, incorrect, or would like to make a change, do please let us know by emailing oldwitleians@kesw.org.

Name Leave year Died
Ian Allen OBE, FCIT (former school Governor)

 

1995 Jun 2015
Jocelyn Bailey (former staff) 1986 Aug 2016
John Alfred Barker OBE (former Bridewell Court Member)   May 2017
Angela Bates, née Inman 1958

Apr 2010

 

 

Cynthia Broad (former staff) 1989 2017
Charles E Broughton unknown Mar 2006
Basil Twyman Cheverton 1936 Jul 2016
Frank Coleman 1937 Oct 2011
Barry Coxon 1983 Oct 2011
Anthony (Tony) Dawn 1988 Jun 2012
Arthur Dudley 1941 Jan 2017
Sir Robert Finch (Former Vice President) 2013 Mar 2016
Vera Gysin (former staff) 1970s Nov? 2009
John Hansford (former Headmaster) 1986 Apr 2012

Valerie Herbert

1962

Nov 2013

Frank Hold

1941

Jan 2012

Wilhelm Holtkamp

2004

Dec 2008

Robert Glyn Jones

1953

Feb 2011

Anita Armstrong-Lee, née Langham

1959

Mar 2013

Hilary Lister, née Rudd 1987 Oct? 2018

John David Longbottom

1930s

Oct 2010

James Louden

1938

Feb 2011

David Lovibond (former staff)

1987

Mar 2013

Anthony (Tony) Mayer

1953

Jun 2014

Rob Millington, School Chaplain

(died in office)

Aug? 2009

Rex Norman (former staff)

1965

Jun 2009

Steve Parry  1969 2016

Andrew Payne
1964 Feb 2015

Steven Pedlar (former Director of Music)


2012

May 2015

Laraine Poulter, née Osborne

1965

Jan 2009

Nicholas Phillips

1942

Jul 2009

Andrew Price

1977

Sep 2012

Andrew Pulleyn

1959

Nov 2010

Roberta (Bobby) Routledge

ca. 1958

Nov 2009

Sue Siggers

1964

Mar 2014

Justin Sillman

1965

Late 2008

Barbara Swift (former staff)

1986

July 2007

Robert Symes 1940 July 2007
James Tanner 1950 May 2016

Euan Turner
1988 Jun 2015
Christine Vine, née Bradbury 1982 Nov 2013
Karen Walmsley, née Wellbeloved 1977 Jan 2010
Conrad Wace 1978 Aug 2011
Roderick West (former staff) 1964 Jan 2016
James (Fred) Wilson 1941 Apr 2012