Monday, 20 August 2018

Rev Paul Boughton, vicar of Goring and Streatley benefice

Rev Paul Boughton, vicar of Goring and Streatley benefice

THE Rev Paul Henry Boughton, vicar of the Benefice of Goring and Streatley with South Stoke, died on January 31 after being ill for ...

 

Francis Sheppard, September 10, 1921- January 22, 2018

HISTORIAN Francis Henry Wollaston Sheppard, the first general editor of the Survey of London, has died, aged 96. He lived in Henley ...

 

Sqn Ldr Tom Jones — February 15, 1913 to January 5, 2018

Sqn Ldr Tom Jones — February 15, 1913 to January 5, 2018

FRIENDS and family gathered together at St Thomas of Canterbury Church in Goring on January 25 to celebrate Tom Jones’s long life. Tom ...

 

Teacher, foster mother and mayor with passion for service

Teacher, foster mother and mayor with passion for service

PENNY AIRD, who was a Henley town councillor and mayor, grew up and spent her early years in Sydenham in south-east London. She ...

 

How I'm coping with losing my husband

Feeding goats and visiting his grave is helping me cope with losing my husband

PAM MYLES-HOOTON can’t bring herself to watch her wedding video. It was delivered the day after Rob, her husband of just less than six ...

 

Roger Sayer: rower, Rotarian and family man with warm heart

Roger Sayer: rower, Rotarian and family man with warm heart

ROGER SAYER was born in Ossett, West Yorkshire, in 1942. He was the eldest child of Clinton and Margaret and was followed by his ...

 

Dennis Morris, navy veteran who instructed sea cadets

Dennis Morris, navy veteran who instructed sea cadets

A D-DAY veteran who became an instructor for the Henley Sea Cadets has died, aged 92. Dennis Campbell Morris was born in Henley but ...

 

Peter Reeves, engineer and family man of independent spirit

Peter Reeves, engineer and family man of independent spirit

PETER REEVES died on August 26, aged 95. He was the third Henley-born generation of the Reeves family. He was brought up by his ...

 

Family woman and proud villager who always thought of others

Family woman and proud villager who always thought of others

LINDA WEBB, née Waugh, was born in Reading on August 29, 1949, to William and Marjorie. She grew up alongside her brother Trevor as ...

 

June Mabel Clarke (Strudley), June 20, 1933-August 12, 2017

June Mabel Clarke (Strudley), June 20, 1933-August 12, 2017

JUNE MABEL CLARKE (Strudley) was born at home in Badgemore Lane, Henley, on June 20, 1933. She was one of five children born to ...

 

Surveyor with lifelong love of theatre helped dyslexic children

Surveyor with lifelong love of theatre helped dyslexic children

FRANK AUGUR, who died on June 27 June in the care of Sue Ryder, was born in Hemsworth, Yorkshire, in 1933. His mother died when he was ...

 

Former councillor who was tireless community campaigner

Former councillor who was tireless community campaigner

FORMER Reading Councillor, Annette Hendry (née Booler) passed away peacefully at the Sue Ryder home in Nettlebed on Wednesday, May 31, ...

 

Sir Alistair Horne, November 9, 1925 to May 25, 2017

Sir Alistair Horne, November 9, 1925 to May 25, 2017

SIR ALISTAIR HORNE, a distinguished historian, former spy and columnist who lived in Turville, has died, aged 91. He wrote many ...

 

Dame Di Ellis, former British Rowing chairman, 1938-2017

Dame Di Ellis, former British Rowing chairman, 1938-2017

TRIBUTES have been paid to a woman who was a stalwart of British rowing for more than 60 years. Dame Di Ellis, a former chairman of ...

 

Margaret Simister, kind and loyal friend with northern wit

Margaret Simister, kind and loyal friend with northern wit

MARGARET SIMISTER, who died recently, was a Lancashire lass who, with husband Norman and children James and Joanne,  made her home in ...

 

Col Phillip King OBE, who served in the army for 36 years

Col Phillip King OBE, who served in the army for 36 years

PHILLIP KING, who won the Queen’s Medal for best student in June 1979 at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, died on January 22 ...

 

Man who helped save traditional boat festival dies, aged 71

TRIBUTES have been paid to the man who helped save Henley’s Thames Traditional Boat Festival. Robin Ford, who was one of a small group ...

 

Steve Edwards, publisher and fun-loving rugby enthusiast

Steve Edwards, publisher and fun-loving rugby enthusiast

STEVE EDWARDS, businessman and a leading light at Henley Rugby Club, died peacefully at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed on Thursday,...

 

June Gibbs — June 8, 1926-October 24, 2016

June Gibbs — June 8, 1926-October 24, 2016

JUNE GIBBS, postmistress at Shepherds Green for many years, passed away peacefully just after midnight on October 24 at St Luke’s ...

 

Jeremy Simon, businessman, councillor and conservator

Jeremy Simon, businessman, councillor and conservator

A PRIVATE funeral was held recently for Jeremy Clive Simon, who passed away peacefully at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading ...

 

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