Hester Stewart (W. 2004-06)
Hester Stewart (W. 2004-06) died on 26th April 2009, aged 21.
Hester Stewart (W. 2004-06) died on 26th April 2009, aged 21.
18 November 1943 – 13 June 2009, Mark Andrews attended Brighton College between 1958 and 1963. He entered Bristol House as a Centenary Scholar when Dick Crossley-Holland was housemaster. Mark rose to be Head of House and a school prefect when Ian White (H/C. 1956-62) was head boy. He was art editor of The Brightonian magazine and a founder of WALLPAPER which appeared at the time. A second fifteen rugby colour and a swimming and water polo colour, he was a member of one of the strongest school swimming teams on the circuit at the time.
Born Berlin 18 March 1911, died London 22 May 2009 - "A sweet and gentle little man” whom students found “charming, friendly, understanding and delightful” and whose lectures “were masterfully presented”, Professor Walter Ledermann (College master in the early 80's) has died.
It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my father, Harry Pearlberg, yesterday in Ealing General Hospital, at 5.45am GMT, May 19th 2009. Harry was 88 and is survived by his wife, Hazel, his children, Neil, Nicole and Gerard and Grand children, Quinn, Cameron, Luke and Sam. He will be sorely missed!
Karl E. Schoeller (S. 1953-54) died aged 74 on April 28, 2009 in Vero Beach, Fla.
Penny Lloyd, nee Allen (F. 1979-81 - right) died on 9th April 2009 after a two year battle with breast cancer.
H B M Falck died on 27 March 2009, aged 96. His son, David, writes, "He had such happy memories of his time at Brighton College and remained an avid reader of the Pelican.
Lt Col (Royal Marines) Mark Grantham Chanter Gosling (S. 1956-60) died on 5th February aged 66, following a battle with cancer.
The baritone Richard Salter, who has died aged 65, only appeared once on the British operatic stage - in 1986, as Chorebus in The Trojans at Opera North.
Alan P Ferrers-Guy (A. 1954-57) has died.
The Association is shocked and deeply saddened to have to report the death of this enormously popular former pupil of the College. Sam, a boarder in School House until June 2008, died after falling on to a railway track in the early hours of New Year’s Day.
W.Bro, John Austin Stone P.Pr.A.G.D.C, P.M.4104 died on the 16th June, 2008, after a very short illness.
Richard C Usherwood (S. 1953-56) died on 9th October 2008, aged 71. He was Head Boy at Brighton College (1955-56) and a former master at Radley College.
Captain Alan B Haywood (B. 1945-49) died on 17th September 2008. His funeral was be held on 30th September at Worthing Crematorium.
Peter Michaelis (L. 1947-53) died at home on 11th June 2008, aged 74. His funeral was on 25th June at the Surrey and Sussex Crematorium.
John Austin Stone (H. 1951-55) died on the 16th June, 2008 aged 71 years, after a very short illness.
The Association was greatly saddened to hear that both Alan and his son Gareth died as a result of a tragic motorcycle accident on 1st June 2008. Sadly after a week in Leicester Royal Infirmary, his son Gareth, aged 25 also died from injuries caused in the accident. Alan leaves a wife, Chris and daughter Hannah.
Malcolm R S Playfoot (H. 1946-50) has died.
Luka Randić, Specialist Registrar in Emergency Medicine at Manchester Royal Infirmary (b 1978, q Manchester School of Medicine 2001, BM BCh; MFAEM 2005) died as the result of a road traffic accident on 11 May 2008.
John Eric Roles (C. 1951-56) died 1 May 2008.
Warwick G. Haydon (L.) died on 16 February 2008.
David Clinch (S. 1964-69) died on 5th January 2008 in the Royal Marsden Hospital.
Born: 20 September 1919 in London, died: 29 December 2007 in Adelaide - Robert Gordon Fenwick (Wi/C. 1933-37) died on 29 December 2007 in Adelaide.
Sir Robert N Soar (D. 1963-68) died on 13 December 2007 after an illness.
Major General E H W Grimshaw (G. 1925-29) who has died aged 96, won a DSO in Burma and saw repeated front-line service in a career which ranged from the North West Frontier of India in 1932 to the Eoka operation in Cyprus in 1956.
Miss Elsie Hawthorn (Headmistress of the Pre-Prep School in the 1980s - then known as Kingscliffe), passed away peacefully last Tuesday at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice on the Isle of Wight, following a lengthy illness.
As many Old Brightonians will be aware, Peter died on 2nd October 2007. His memorial service at Bishop Hannington Church on 10th October was attended by several hundred friends from Peter’s wide range of interests, a tribute to the affection and respect in which he was held. Peter himself had a long association with Bishop Hannington Church as a member of the welcoming team “meeting and greeting” members of the congregation as they arrived for services in his own inimitable way.
Christopher C Bennett (B. 1957-61), has died after his horse slipped in a muddy field during a hunt.
Audrey Chesterton, a teacher at Brighton College Junior School for some 25 years, has died. This is not an obituary but a memory of a colleague with whom I worked for ten years. Audrey joined the Junior School just after I had left to move on to the College, and it was her proud boast that she had completed over 100 terms by the time she finished.
David Fellingham (S. 1956-60) died on 10 June 2007 after a very short and unexpected illness.
Fred Hankins who died on the 11th May, was a member of the college staff from 1964-82.
Colonel Dennis Laferty Barratt (St. 1927-31) died on 8th May 2007.
Tony G D Clifton (C. 1947-50) died on Friday 4th May 2007.
In the summer of 1967 Rufus Happy Jukuri Harris (S. 1960-64), who has died of cancer aged 6, and the artist Caroline Coon formed Release, an underground organisation that provided legal advice and welfare services to young people arrested for drugs offences.
Brigadier John (‘Johnny’) Charles Clinch, CBE (S. 1935-40) died peacefully at home on 22nd February 2007. He had been ill with cancer for a comparatively short time.
It is, I am sure, with sadness that past members of Durnford and Bristol Houses will learn of the death of Margaret Millar on January 17th of this year. It is certainly a matter of considerable regret for me, as I was in touch with her until last December.
John Denison, who died on Hogmanay aged 95, was a central figure in Britain's musical life throughout the second half of the last century, first as music director of the Arts Council and then as the director of the South Bank Concert Halls.
Mr K H Wells (D. 1931-35) died on 5 December 2006.
HSH Prince Rujayakorn Abhakorn (B. 1931-34) passed away on 30th October 2006 at the age of 90.
D M Yule (D. 1948-53) died on 9th August 1996.
Peter Andrew (Head of Science at brighton College until 1985) died on 28th July. He was 85.
John Denis Porter (H. 1939-43) died on 14th July 2006 in Eastbourne.
Peter Gough died at the age of 92 on Monday 26th June 2006 (following a stroke which may have been brought on by falling asleep in the sun) in the Royal Sussex County Hospital just 200 yards along Eastern Road from the school where he had been such an influential and much loved member of staff from January 1946 to July 1966.
Richard Tolson, who died on 10th June 2006, was the last of a trio of particularly scholarly and talented officers, all close friends, who have left us during the past two years. They were Matthew Lees (fine art and water colour painting); John Ainsworth (history, archives and travel writing); with Richard whose interests were literature, poetry and music.
Mr Gerald Tessier-Varlet (B. 1950-52) has died.
The Rev'd Peter Francis Stirk (H. 1938-42) died on 8th May 2006.
My father, Carl Rubra, attended Brighton College between 1946/7 and 1948/9 I think.
Sad to report death of Malcolm McKelvey on Dec 29th 2005. He was Head of Music 1958 to 1962 and much of the little I know about music, I owe to him.
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