Obituary: Christopher Irby, professional cellist and conductor of the Marlborough Concert Orchestra for many years
Christopher Irby moved to Hungerford in 2005 after his retirement as a successful professional cellist. His positions included nine years as a member of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and twenty five years as a member of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He worked with many world famous conductors.
OBITUARY: The death of Alfie Johnson - famous as Marlborough's Town Cryer - a man held in affection by so manyEverybody knew and loved Alfie Johnson. If you didn’t know him you couldn’t entirely claim to be from this town because he was Marlborough through and through.
"Please listen to us…" St. John’s student appeals to Wiltshire Council over the future of St.Peter’s School building
In 2016 when Marlborough’s infant and junior schools merged under the name Marlborough St Mary’s, the Marlborough magazine Tower and Town devoted a special issue to St Peter’s Junior School - before the name vanished into history.
Gerald Isaaman OBE 1933 - 2019
Gerald Isaaman, a founder of Marlborough News Online (the forerunner of marlborough.news) died on Monday of this week at home in Guildford to where he had recently moved. Below is an obituary for Gerald, penned by his son Daniel. Our thoughts are with Delphine, Daniel and the rest of his family.
We are very fortunate to have two obituraries for Michael Gray, one of - as Nick Fogg describes - Marlborough's great characters, who passed away on Saturday 24 November.
OBITUARY: Brian Davies a pioneer in work on radiation and long time Marlborough resident has died aged 88Brian Davies, who lived for forty-seven years at Ballard's Piece, Forest Hill on the edge of Savernake Forest with his wife Joan, died at home on 27 October 2018. He was 88.
Eileen was born in Bedford and educated at Bedford High School for Girls. Leaving with a modest five O-levels, she became a pool typist - which she quickly regretted.
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- Tony Skittrall: Marlborough Town Clerk between 1983 and 1998
- Musician, composer, film-maker, concerned Marlborough resident & much, much more: Alan Grindley has died - aged 72
- Diana Devonshire: Teacher and Artist, 'Mrs Devonshire' to many former St Mary's pupils
- Diana Reynell (1934 - 2017), restorer of Marlborough Mound's mysterious grotto and many others since
- OBITUARY: John Bateson - inspiring teacher of modern languages and a fine musician
- OBITUARY: Dr Trevor John Tiplady - Ramsbury's long-serving & much loved GP - and Aldbourne resident
- Obituary: John Powell - former Burbage postmaster and stalwart supporter of the village - has died aged 84
- Obituary: Johnny O'Keeffe war veteran & former town cryer has died aged 93
- Liz Neild, Artist and key member of the Lockeridge community
- OBITUARY: Paul Smyth's life centred round horse racing - as trainer, owner and bookmaker
- Horse drawn hearse for funeral of much loved and respected Tedworth huntsman Ted Burton
- Major works at Ogbourne Maizey's famous training yard ahead of Emma Lavelle's arrival
- The very Independent Wiltshire Councillor Jeff Osborn - an appreciation
- Grace Denman has died aged 103 - keeping the secrets of her wartime work
- Obituary: Bob Wise - widely respected and long-serving local journalist and horseracing expert
- John & Judith Woodget
- OBITUARY: Tony Bryant - court clerk, gardener and leading light of bowling in Wiltshire
- Obituary: Sarah Jackson 14.3.47 – 19.1.15
- A personal appreciation of the life of Harry Beckhough: how I will remember probably the most remarkable man I ever met…by Nigel Kerton
- Anne Johnson
- Obituary: Robert Hill
- Tributes pour in for the late Ann Harley, one of Marlborough’s citizens of the year
- Obituary: Joe Crook, 1920 - 2013
- Mary Gray, a former mayoress of Marlborough
- Marlborough’s new neighbourhood police sergeant returns to the town where he grew up
- Tributes are paid to Kennet Valley Arts Trust's John Cornell
- Sir John Sykes pays tribute to Merchant’s House pillar of strength Jeffrey Galvin-Wright
- Nikki Rowan Kedge
- Mayor's final act: to reopen toilets that bear her family name
- Nigel's retirement marks end of a local press era