Monday, 23 September 2019

Philip Buckett — October 16, 1938-July 14, 2019

Philip Buckett — October 16, 1938-July 14, 2019

PHILIP BUCKETT, who was known for his sense of fun and good humour, has passed away peacefully, aged 80.   He was born to Walter and ...

 

Paul Bradbury — April 27, 1940-July 21, 2019

Paul Bradbury — April 27, 1940-July 21, 2019

PAUL Learoyd Bradbury, who was also known as “Bradders”, died peacefully, at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading on July 21 ...

 

Jane Brazil — July 25, 1938-May 11, 2019

Jane Brazil — July 25, 1938-May 11, 2019

JANE BRAZIL was a founder member and, for many years, chairman of the Henley group of Riding for the Disabled, which was established ...

 

Jean Rooke (née Valentine), wartime codebreaker

Jean Rooke (née Valentine), wartime codebreaker

JEAN was born in Perth, Scotland, in 1924, an only child. In 1943 she joined the WRNS in a fit of pique because her application to ...

 

Sheila Collis-Rudge — October 14, 1925-April 23, 2019

Sheila Collis-Rudge — October 14, 1925-April 23, 2019

SHEILA Mae Collis-Rudge was born on October 14, 1925, in Evesham, Worcestershire. The eldest daughter of her parents Rivett and ...

 

Mary Angela Burge — May 17, 1929-February 5, 2019

Mary Angela Burge — May 17, 1929-February 5, 2019

MARY Angela Burge, who witnessed a Second World War bomber crash into the River Thames near Wargrave, has died, aged 89. She was born ...

 

Obituary: Gordon Mintern, Regal cinema manager and organ enthusiast

Obituary: Gordon Mintern, Regal cinema manager and organ enthusiast

A MAN who managed Henley’s old Regal cinema for more than three decades and helped to shape its replacement has died. Gordon Mintern, ...

 

Carol Evans, journalist who could write about anything

Carol Evans, journalist who could write about anything

FORMER Henley Standard reporter Carol Evans was born in 1947 in Reading, where she lived in Cardiff Road and went to EP Collier School....

 

Donald Dawes, a legend and true inspiration

Donald Dawes, a legend and true inspiration

DONALD John Dawes, or Don to his family and friends, has died, aged 83. He was a well-known farmer who had lived in the Henley area ...

 

Farmer and show man dies at 83

Farmer and show man dies at 83

A FARMER who worked in Remenham for almost 60 years has died. Donald Dawes, who ran Woodside Farm in Remenham, passed away at the ...

 

Bernard Brook-Partridge, former chairman of Greater London Council — November 4, 1927-July 28, 2018

Bernard Brook-Partridge, former chairman of Greater London Council — November 4, 1927-July 28, 2018

A FORMER chairman of the Greater London Council who lived in Elizabeth Road, Henley, has died at the age of 90. Bernard ...

 

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 ...

 

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