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.
Musician, composer, film-maker, concerned Marlborough resident & much, much more: Alan Grindley has died - aged 72
Alan Grindley, who has died aged 72, was much more than the local Marlborough personality he became. He was a musician, composer, oenophile, bon viveur, film-maker and a lot more.
Those who attended Ramsbury School or St Mary’s School in the 1980s will remember ‘Mrs Devonshire’, an inspiring primary school teacher who loved children and who taught them a love of nature and art and to be creative, curious and independent.
Diana Reynell (1934 - 2017), restorer of Marlborough Mound's mysterious grotto and many others since
Not many people discover their vocation in the fifth decade of their lives, but Diana Reynell, who died on 1 August, aged 83, certainly did.
John Bateson died suddenly on Tuesday, May 16. He was a long-time Modern Languages teacher at Marlborough College - from 1973 to 1997 - and thereafter a familiar figure in the town and supporter of many of its activities.
Trevor Tiplady was born in 1931 in Sidcup, Kent - the only child of Albert & Gladys Tiplady. His early schooling was characterised by frequent moves due to the war - with class sizes varying from six to 81.
In 1942 he passed the entrance exam to the City of London School and then another move, this time to Marlborough College where the two schools operated in tandem during the war.
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