Philip Francis Lister (P 41-45) 1927-2020
The OS Club is sad to announce the passing of Philip Lister (P 41-45), who died on 10th June 2020, aged 92.
John Plummer Lister (P 38-42) 1924-2020
The OS Club has received the sad news that John Lister (P 38-42) passed away on 16th March at the age of 96.
Robin G Laird (Former Staff & Honorary OS)
The OS Club is sad to announce the passing of former School Chaplain, Robin Laird, who passed away on 8th June 2020. He was a member of staff from 1993-1998. More information will follow soon.
Gavin David Anderson (H 1955-1959) 1941-2020
Sadly the OS Club has been informed that Gavin Anderson (H 55-59) passed away this year at the age of 78. He was on the 1st XV team of 1959.
John Duckworth (E 1945-1950) 1931-2020
Sadly the OS Club has been informed that long time supporter of the School, John Duckworth (E 45-50), passed away on 21st April at the age of 88.
Richard Alleyn Haslam (P 1943-1948) 1929-2020
The OS Club is sad to announce the passing of Richard Haslam (P 43-48), who died on 9th April 2020, aged 90.
John le Gallienne Gilchrist (E 1954-1958) 1940-2020
The OS Club has received the sad news that John Gilchrist (E 54-58) passed away on 25th February at the age of 79.
Robert Venters (SH 1946-1950) 1933-2020
The OS Club is sad to announce the passing of Robert Venters (SH 46-50), who died of Covid-19 on 7th May, aged 87. He had fond memories of his time at Sedbergh and especially enjoyed playing on the 1st XV in 1949 and 1950.
David Renshaw Martin (S 1946-1950) 1933-2020
The OS Club has received the sad news that David Martin (S 46-50) passed away peacefully in his home on 26th March 2020 at the age of 86.
Walter Douglas Bertram (E 1945-1948) 1930-2019
Sadly the OS Club has been informed that Walter Bertram (E 45-48) passed away in October 2019 at the age of 88.
Ian Everard Pilkington (W 1951-1954) 1937-2020
The OS Club is sad to announce the passing of Ian Pilkington (W 51-54), who died on 21st April 2020, aged 96.
Philip Hillary Hunter (L 1964-1969) 1950-2020
Sadly the OS Club has been informed that Philip Hunter (L 64-69) passed away on 23st April at the age of 69.
Norman Gainsford Wright (H 1941-1945) 1927-2020
The OS Club is sad to announce the passing of Norman Wright (H 41-45), who died of Covid-19 on April 5th, aged 92. Birdwatching was a passion of his.
Charles Anthony “Tony” Shaw (W 1951-1956) 1938-2020
The OS Club has received the sad news that Tony Shaw (W 51-56) passed away peacefully in his home on 6th April 2020 at the age of 82, after a long illness. His wife, Carmen, expressed that Tony always had very fond memories of his time at Sedbergh where he built up the foundations to become a man who never gave up in the face of adversity, which led him to develop a very successful career of 30 years with BP.
Shaw played for Winder House rugby team from 1954; the team was described as “an exceptionally good pack”. He also played for the Winder fives team in 1954-6 and Winder cricket team in 1955.
Shaw played for the school 3rd XI in 1954, 2nd XI in 1955 and 1st XI in 1956. He became a House Prefect in 1955 and a School Prefect in January 1956. In 1956, Shaw was also the secretary of the Forum Society.
Shaw ran the Wilson Run in 1955 and 1956, with a best time of 1.28.6.
In 1959, Shaw received the Half Blue honour for lacrosse.
Carl “Victor” Wild (P 1937-1941) 1923-2020
The OS Club is sad to announce the passing of Victor Wild (P 37-41), who died in April 2020, aged 96. Please click here for an obituary.
Wild was a School Prefect and received the Murray Craigmile Art prize in 1940. He was a member of the Chapel Choir and played the violin at the 1937 Speech Day Concert. Wild also received the Lent Term 1937 form prize and the 1938 form drawing prize. Wild was a house prefect at Powell House. An additional obituary from The Yorkshire Post can be viewed here.
Maj. Francis “James” Goddard (MBE) (W 1947-1952) 1933-2020
Sadly the OS Club has been informed that James Goddard (W 47-52) passed away on 21st March 2020 at the age of 86.
Dr James William Alexander “Bill” Moxon (E 1943-1948) 1930-2020
We are sad to share the news that Bill Moxon (E 54-58) passed away in April at the age of 90. Moxon played in the school colts team in 1945 and the Evans House 2nd XV team for the 1946 House competition. He was also a member of the winning Evans cricket team for the House matches in 1947. In 1947 and 1948 Moxon was the secretary of the tennis club, and an under-officer in 1948. In 1948, Moxon played for Evans House in the House matches, and was awarded 2nd XV colours. He was a member of the Tennis VI and won the Senior Singles Ladder in 1948. Please click here for more information.
David Robert Buchanan Russell (P 1949-1954) 1935-2020
We are sad to share the news that former Head Boy David Russell (E 54-58) passed away from Covid-19 on 31st March at the age of 84.
Russell was awarded the Moodie Exhibition on entering Sedbergh School in 1949. He played for Powell House in the panters, junior rugby, fives and colts teams, and captained the house colts XI in 1952. For the school, Russell played in the colts team and the 3rd XV, winning three of the four matches in the 1952 season against other schools’ 1st and 2nd XV teams.
Russell was appointed a School Prefect in September 1953 and was the cricket secretary for 1953-4. In the house drill cup of 1952, Russell commanded the Junior Squad. He was awarded his 2nd XI, 3rd XV and house colours in 1953. He continued to play in the Powell House cricket, rugby and fives teams, and was the captain of the house cricket team in 1954.
In 1953, Russell joined the school’s 1st XV and 1st XI, the latter of which he captained in 1954. In March 1954 he received his 1st XI and 1st XV colours, and won the Arthur Smith Cup. Please click here for more details.
Peter Frederick Armstrong (1943-1948) 1929-2020
Sadly the OS Club has been informed that Peter Armstrong (43-48) passed away recently in Canada, aged 90.
David Horsley (S 1939-1943) 1925-2020
The OS Club has received the sad news that David Horsley (S 39-43) passed away on 8th March at the age of 94.
* Names in gold indicate an obituary link.
|First Name(s)||Surname||House||at Sedbergh||Date|
|Philip Francis||Lister||Powell||1941-1945||June 2020|
|(The Rev) Robin G||Laird||Former Staff & Honorary OS||1993-1998||June 2020|
|Robert||Venters||School House||1946-1950||May 2020|
|Ian Everard||Pilkington||Winder||1951-1954||April 2020|
|Richard Alleyn||Haslam||Powell||1943-1948||April 2020|
|Philip Hillary||Hunter||Lupton||1964-1969||April 2020|
|Norman Gainsford||Wright||Hart||1941-1945||April 2020|
|Charles Anthony "Tony"||Shaw||Winder||1951-1956||April 2020|
|Carl "Victor"||Wild||Powell||1937-1941||April 2020|
|Dr James William Alexander "Bill"||Moxon||Evans||1943-1948||April 2020|
|John Plummer||Lister||Powell||1938-1942||March 2020|
|David Renshaw||Martin||Sedgwick||1946-1950||March 2020|
|(Maj.) Francis James||Goddard (MBE)||Winder||1947-1952||March 2020|
|David Robert Buchanan||Russell||Powell||1949-1954||March 2020|
|Peter Frederick||Armstrong||Day Pupil||1943-1948||2020|
|John Perran||Curry||Sedgwick||1942-1945||March 2020|
|John le Gallienne||Gilchrist||Evans||1954-1958||February 2020|
|Peter J||Attenborough||Former Headmaster||1975-1981||February 2020|
|Anthony Peter Thomas||Higham||Evans||1954-1958||January 2020|
|(Cdr) David Stuart||White||Lupton||1950-1954||January 2020|
|Robert John||Tweedale||School House||1941-1945||December 2019|
|David Brook||Sutcliffe||Winder||1948-1953||November 2019|
|Alan William||Parkes||Sedgwick||1974-1977||November 2019|
|(Maj.) Andrew Archibald Steele "Archie"||Scott||Sedgwick||1932-1937||November 2019|
|David Robert||Greenwood||Hart||1958-1963||November 2019|
|Walter Douglas||Bertram||Evans||1945-1948||October 2019|
|Eric Aldie Neilson||Mercer||Winder||1940-1943||October 2019|
|Lionel Victor||Walsh||School House||1944-1947||October 2019|
|(Prof.) John Barr||Cavanagh||School House||1935-1938||October 2019|
|Anthony Noble||Frankland (CB, CBE, DFC)||Hart||1936-1941||October 2019|
|Gerald Douglas Henderson||Smith||Hart||1943-1947||September 2019|
|(Prof.) David William||Brocklesby||Sedgwick||1942-1946||September 2019|
|Clive James Forgie||Turner||Evans||1950-1954||September 2019|
|David||Alban||Former Lupton Housemaster (67-76) and Member of Staff||1952-1976 (Staff)||September 2019|
|Anthony "Graeme" De Bracey||Marrs (MBE)||Honorary OS||1939-2019 (Honorary OS)||August 2019|
|Robert Christopher||Robinson||Hart||1944-1948||July 2019|
|Victor Derek "Vic"||Oldfield||Lupton||1939-1943||July 2019|
|Alastair John||Turnbull||Sedgwick||1955-1960||July 2019|
|Jonathon James Charlton "Jon"||Hardey||Sedgwick||1963-1968||July 2019|
|John Basil||Crossley||Lupton||1963-1968||July 2019|
|(Dr) John George||Coxon||Winder||1934-1938||July 2019|
|Benjamin William||Bennett||Hart||1942-1944||June 2019|
|(Dr) Geoffrey William Syme "Geoff"||Burgess||Hart||1956-1960||May 2019|
|Sheila||Donald||Widow of David Donald (OS) -|
Former Headmaster of Cressbrook School (49-76)
|Frederick Wilson "Freddie"||Hoult||School House||1951-1955||May 2019|
|Richard Anthony||Huck||Sedgwick||1973-1978||April 2019|
|Roger Martin Browne||Hollinshead||Powell||1959-1964||April 2019|
|David Hunter||O'Brien||Hart||1945-1951||April 2019|
|Thomas Edward "Ted"||Richardson||Evans||1941-1945||April 2019|
|David Arthur||Gilliat||Powell||1948-1953||March 2019|
|John Hampden||Hyatt||Sedgwick||1941-1946||March 2019|
|Ian Douglas||Sangwin||Hart||1954-1958||February 2019|
|Michael Theodore||Broadbent||School House||1967-1972||February 2019|
|Donald Barrett||Mackay||Sedgwick||1948-1953||February 2019|
|Peter Edward||Rickitt||Evans||1960-1964||January 2019|
|Malcolm Brian Taylor||Bromley||Lupton||1950-1954||January 2019|
|Robert James "Bob"||Sykes||Evans||1947-1950||December 2018|
|George William "Bill"||Frank||Evans||1944-1948||December 2018|
|(Dr) Walter Graham||Mathews||School House||1943-1947||December 2018|
|(The Rev) Peter J D||Allen||Former Teacher, Chaplain, and Second Master||1987-1993||December 2018|
|Richard Hugh||Thomas||Former Physics Master||1967-2002||December 2018|
|Peter David||Hymas||Winder||1946-1950||November 2018|
|George Marshall||Fish (OBE)||School House||1942-1946||November 2018|
|Peter Myles||Hutchinson||Hart||1951-1955||November 2018|
|Edward Stuart "Zeke"||Smith||Evans||1946-1950||November 2018|
|James Robert||Bruce-Lockhart||School House||1954-1959||November 2018|
|David Goodman||Blanche||Powell||1947-1951||October 2018|
|(The Rev) David Roy||Holmes||Lupton||1947-1952||September 2018|
|Charles Graeme||Watherston||Sedgwick||1949-1953||September 2018|
|(The Rev) James Henry "Jim"||Smith||School House||1946-1950||September 2018|
|John Blackburn||Talbot||Winder||1940-1943||September 2018|
|William Fawcett "Billy"||Banks||Hart||1942-1946||September 2018|
|Neil Melvin||Mackay||Lupton||1940-1945||September 2018|
|Graham Hurndall||Smith||Hart||1949-1952||August 2018|
|Samuel John Willoughby||Barker||Evans||1993-2000||August 2018|
|William Lewis Robertson||Scott||Evans||1949-1953||August 2018|
|(Sir) Henry Arthur Hugh||Cortazzi||Sedgwick||1936-1941||August 2018|
|Michael Ian||Grierson||Lupton||1957-1963||July 2018|
|Peter Donald||McQueen||Evans||1951-1956||July 2018|
|James Alexander||Robertson||Sedgwick||1948-1952||July 2018|
|John Gilfillan Luscombe||Robinson||Hart||1947-1951||July 2018|
|Andrew Snowden||Harton||Evans||1963-1969||June 2018|
|Richard John||Rossiter||Winder||1948-1953||May 2018|
|Stephen Herbert Kay||Butcher||Winder||1942-1947||May 2018|
|Timothy Wace "Tim"||Roberts||Lupton||1951-1956||April 2018|
|David Francis||Barker||Winder||1936-1940||April 2018|
|Peter Morley||Yorke||Powell||1952-1957||April 2018|
|(Prof) Robin Stuart||Sharp||Winder||1950-1954||April 2018|
|Stuart Robert||Paton||Hart||1977-1982||March 2018|
|(Prof) Robert Cairns Brown||Aitken||Winder||1947-1951||March 2018|
|Christopher Kenneth||Mylne||Sedgwick||1940-1945||March 2018|
|Geoffrey Richard||Hague||Sedgwick||1939-1944||March 2018|
|Dudley Charles Dowsland||Moore||Lupton||1955-1959||March 2018|
|(Sir) John Archibald||Ford||School House||1935-1939||February 2018|
|John Reed||Hindmarsh||Powell||1958-1963||February 2018|
|John Douglas||Hiley||Lupton||1953-1958||January 2018|
|Hugh Frederick||Lockhart-Ball||Evans||1961-1966||December 2017|
|John François de Werdt||Duvoisin||Evans||1949-1953||January 2018|
|James Edward||Sugden (OBE)||Hart||1960-1964||December 2017|
|Anthony Martin||Russell||Hart||1947-1952||December 2017|
|Colin Patrick||Crabbie||Lupton||1960-65||December 2017|
|Victor H Brooke||Dowse||Former Schoolmaster and Lupton Housemaster||1963-2000||November 2017|
|Peter Graham Carleton||Taylor||Evans||1959-1964||November 2017|
|Anthony Norburn||Craven||Sedgwick||1937-1941||November 2017|
|Michael Lindop||Bottomley||Winder||1938-1943||November 2017|
|David Graeme Salvesen||Macmillan||Winder||1949-1953||October 2017|
|Kenneth John||McCracken||Sedgwick||1952-1957||October 2017|
|Stephen Allinson||Jay||Hart||1940-1943||October 2017|
|Michael Royden||Richards||Evans||1944-1948||October 2017|
|(Prof) Henry Kenneth||White||Winder||1938-1941||October 2017|
|George B||Newby||Winder||1956-1959||October 2017|
|Nigel Anthony||Hurst||Lupton||1974-1978||October 2017|
|Ian Harold M||Robinson||Powell||1938-1941||September 2017|
|Patrick Edmund||Jolly||Lupton||1978-1983||September 2017|
|Leslie "Les"||Fletcher||Former School Lab Technician||1965-1996||August 2017|
|Robert Edward||Hodges||School House||1979-1986||August 2017|
|Alastair John||Breckenridge||Sedgwick||1955-1960||July 2017|
|Richard Woosnam Ward "Dickie"||Dawe||Former Winder House Tutor||1954-1963||July 2017|
|David McNab||Bertram||Evans||1947-1951||July 2017|
|Christopher Graham "Chris"||Wells||Evans||1960-1965||June 2017|
|(Prof) John Seymour||Conway||School House||1943-1948||June 2017|
|Hugh Highley||Sugden||School House||1962-1966||June 2017|
|William Henry Raymond||Meageen||School House||1950-1955||May 2017|
|Philip Angus Newham||Robotham||Hart||1979-1984||May 2017|
|Jeremy Frank Collinge||Fisher||School House||1944-1949||May 2017|
|N Peter C P||Meadows||Former Winder Housemaster||1959-1990||April 2017|
|(Dr) Frederic Salkeld||Plumpton||Powell||1946-1951||March 2017|
|David Michael||Behrend||Sedgwick||1941-1945||March 2017|
|Richard "Rick" David||Abbott||Lupton||1968-1973||March 2017|
|Peter Rodney||Hyde||Hart||1957-1962||March 2017|
|(Dr) Roger James||Mawby||Sedgwick||1952-1957||February 2017|
|Richard Drummond||Hardwick||Powell||1955-1960||February 2017|
|(The Rt Hon The Lord) David Charles||Waddington (PC)||Winder||1944-1947||February 2017|
|Garth Roger||Nicholas||Hart||1944-1949||February 2017|
|Peter Walter||Phillips||Sedgwick||1947-1952||February 2017|
|Noel Wilfrid||Berry||School House||1955-1960||February 2017|
|William Edward||Greenhalgh||Powell||1945-1949||February 2017|
|(Sir) Christopher||Bland||Lupton||1951-1956||February 2017|
|Peter Michael||Poole (CBE, TD, JP, DL)||Lupton||1943-1946||February 2017|
|Colin James||Sherwood||Powell||1949-1952||February 2017|
|John Alexander||Gossip||School House||1944-1949||December 2016|
|Andrew Philip||Bradshaw||Winder||1968-1973||December 2016|
|Florian Louis||DeVito||Sedgwick||2008-2010||November 2016|
|Michael James||Wilson||Powell||1957-1962||November 2016|
|Paul James||Page||Lupton||1978-1983||November 2016|
|Peter Lowson||Addison||School House||1945-1949||October 2016|
|Timothy Charles||Mileson||Sedgwick||1996-2003||October 2016|
|(Dr) Samuel Kribb||Young||Hart||1941-1945||October 2016|
|John Richard||Thompson||Hart||1949-1954||October 2016|
|Ewan Douglas David||Bell||Winder||1951-1956||October 2016|
|Michael Robin||Fowler||Hart||1949-1952||July 2016|
|Robert Paul||Lester (MBE)||Winder||1930-1936||July 2016|
|(Dr) Timothy Martin||Venters||School House||1958-1963||June 2016|
|Neil Pollock||Magee||Lupton||1957-1961||April 2016|
|(Sir) John Seton||Cassels||Lupton||1942-1946||March 2016|