It is with great sadness that  we announce the death of The Dowager Marchioness of Bath. Anna Thynn  (née Gaël) who passed away on 17th September 2022 in Paris, aged 78.

    Terry peacefully after long illness on 16th September 2022, aged 85. Beloved husband of Jean and father of Christian, Helen, Katie and Sally and much loved by his ten grandchildren. Funeral to be held at OLEM Church, Cambridge, CB2 1JR on Tuesday 4th October at 12.15 p.m.

    Royan Sutherland, died suddenly at home on 8th September 2022, aged 85. Much loved by Rosemary. Loving father to Rory, Siobhan and Fiona. Beloved grandpa to Callum. A great loss to us all. The Funeral Service will be held at St Eval Church, Cornwall, PL27 7UF at 3 p.m. on Friday 14th October 2022.

    Sybil Marion Evelina. Died on 3rd September 2022 at Kingston Hospital aged 103. Much loved and greatly missed by so many. Cremation and Committal at Putney Vale Crematorium on 29th September at 2.30 p.m. No flowers please but donations if desired to Marie Curie and the Britiain-Nigeria Educational Trust.
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    Michael. Peacefully, at home, on Friday 9th September 2022, aged 89 years. Beloved husband of Anne, father to Hugh, Clare, Ian, Lucy and Jane, loving grandfather and great grandfather. A Requiem Mass will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Aberfeldy, on Friday 30th September 2022, at 11 a.m. Donations to the Alzheimer's Society. Enquiries: [email protected]

    John Hugh Isaacson died in Marlborough on 7th September at the age of 91. An inspiring teacher of Chemistry for 37 years and Housemaster at Marlborough College. He never married and as a keen photographer he travelled worldwide. He loved cooking and entertaining and was able to spend more time doing this in retirement. Loved by his family, John was admired by friends, colleagues and generations of pupils. Some weeks after a private cremation, a Thanksgiving Service will

    Ruth Jocelyne (née Smith) on 6th September 2022, after a short illness. Much loved wife of Richard, mother of Pippa and Celia, grandmother of James, Isabel, Honor, Alice and Elizabeth, aunt to Laura, and friend. Family funeral will be held at Alford Crematorium, and her ashes will be interred at a Woodland site at a later date. Donations if desired to the Brooke Animal Charity (https://ruth gravestock.muchloved.com).

    Anne. Died peacefully on 19th September 2022, aged 100. Much loved wife of the late Peter, mother of Nicholas, Alexandra and Andrew, grandmother and great-grandmother. Enquiries: Spencer & Peyton, Basingstoke. Tel: 01256 323165.
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    John Robert died peacefully aged 90 on 15th September. Much loved husband of the late Lavinia and very special father to Mary, Teresa and Kate. Adored grandfather of six and great-grandfather to Felix. Family funeral. Service of Thanksgiving for John and Lavinia at 3 p.m. on Wednesday 28th September at Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford to which everyone is welcome.

    Dorothy Irene  (née Simpson), died on 11th September 2022, aged 95 years. Greatly loved wife of Major General John Lapper  (late Royal Army Medical Corps) deceased. Loving mother of Mark,  Simon and Matthew, grandmother of 6,  great grandmother of 7, great great grandmother of 1. Funeral to be at the Memorial Chapel, Surrey and Sussex Crematorium, Crawley RH10 3NQ on Friday 7th October 2022 at 2.45 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers to  The RAMC

    Jane Elizabeth (née Hicks) passed away peacefully on 7th September 2022 aged 84. Beloved wife of the late Nigel D. Steeley. She will be very much missed by her many friends and family. The Funeral Service will take place on 4th October 2022 at 11.30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Sutton Coldfield. Family flowers only but donations in lieu, if wished, for Lichfield Festival Ltd c/o Ian Hazel Funerals. Tel: 0121 308 7777.

    Anthony Newsum died peacefully aged 84, surrounded by his family on Thursday 15th September 2022 in Lincoln. Beloved husband of Sue, father of Will and Charlie and grandfather of Henry, Sophie, Zara and Immy. He will be missed enormously by friends and family alike. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at 2.30 p.m. at St Andrew’s Church, Potterhanworth on Tuesday 11th October. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to Dementia UK.

    David Alan passed away peacefully on 3rd September 2022, aged 98. Dearly loved widower of Jean. Much loved father of Diana and Carol. Adored by his grandchildren Charlotte, Alicia and Harvey, great grandson Rupert and all the family. Funeral Service on Tuesday 27th September at 3 p.m. at Eastbourne Crematorium, BN23 8AE. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to RAF Benevolent Fund through Haine & Son. Tel: 01323 727801.

    Winifred Jill ('Jill') (née Waddell) died at home on 3rd September, aged 95. Much loved wife of the late Col Johnny Curling, 7th Gurkha Rifles. Dear mother of Annabel, Robert and Jeremy, mother-in-law to Carl and Sam, and loving grandmother to Lottie and Johnny. Thanksgiving Service at St John’s Church, Merrow, Guildford on Friday 7th October at 2.30 p.m. No flowers. Donations to Alzheimer's Society or Gurkha Welfare Trust c/o Lodge Bros, Guildford. Tel: 01483 615031.

    Peter W.  died peacefully on 23rd August, aged 92 years. Stalwart Metal Closures Group director and Penn Golf Club member. Funeral Service on 22nd September at 12.20 p.m. at Gornal Wood Crematorium.  Family flowers only. Donations, if  desired, to Action Heart (518586). Contact: Jennings, Wolverhampton.

    Betsy, peacefully on 12th September, aged 95. Devoted wife of the late John McCutcheon.  Doyenne of the Vickers family.  Funeral at Springwood Crematorium, Allerton, Liverpool L25 7UN on Tuesday 4th October at 1 p.m. No flowers please.

    Brian, died peacefully on 13th September 2022 in Cape Town. Beloved husband of Marion, father to James, Caroline and Charles, stepfather to Tim, Sally, Robert and Penny and loving grandfather. Brian, a retired middle-distance runner, represented Great Britain at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics. He won the gold medal in the 1500 metres at the 1958 European Championships and published his autobiography ‘Flying Feet’ in 1962. A Celebration of his life will be at Mannings Heath, Horsham on 10

    Lorna Fitzpatrick passed away peacefully on 28th August 2022 in Lincoln County Hospital, aged 78 years. Adored wife of the late William Mark Fitzpatrick. Loving mother of Helen and Anne, mother and law to Lee. Devoted Granny to Henry and Eliza. Funeral at All Saints Church, West Ashby, Lincs on 30th September 2022 at 1 p.m. followed by Boston Crematorium and after at The Admiral Rodney Hotel in Horncastle. Family flowers only,

    Ursula Mary. Sadly passed away on Saturday 3rd September 2022 aged 92 years. Funeral Service on Friday 23rd September at All Saints Church, Steep at 11 a.m. All enquiries to Michael Miller and Partners Ltd (Funeral Directors). Tel: 01730 233244.

    Pierre Henry, aged 83, beloved husband of Sheila and father of Suzanne and Pierre, grandfather and great grandfather, died unexpectedly on Friday 2nd September. A Funeral Service will be held at St Mary’s Church, Marston Magna, Somerset at 1 p.m. on 27th September. Donations in lieu of flowers please to the RNLI.

    Margaret Shirley suddenly but peacefully on 24th August aged 89. Much loved wife of the late Charles Michael Summersgill, dear mother of Carol and Kate, dear aunt to Phil, loving grandmother of Sarah, Eugene, George, Abe and Josh and loving great aunt to Emily and Katherine. Funeral Service at Woking Crematorium at 1 p.m. on Friday 14th October. Donations if desired to Marie Curie c/o Lodge Brothers, 33 Old Woking Road, West Byfleet, Surrey KT14 6LG or via www.

    Jean Marie Julien (John), Grand Officier de l'Ordre National du Mérite (France). Beloved husband of Margaret, died on 7th September 2022, their Golden Wedding Anniversary, aged 81. A Requiem Mass will be held at St Cuthbert's RC Church, Old Elvet, Durham at 12.15 p.m. on 27th September, followed by committal at South Road Cemetery. Donations may be made to St Cuthbert's Hospice, Park House Road, Durham, DH1 3QF. A memorial service will be held in London at a date to be announced. Enquirie

    Rose-Anne died peacefully at home on Saturday 10th September, aged 91. Beloved wife of Flemming, mother of Sophie and Lucinda, mother-in-law of David and Alexander, grandmother of Isabella and Georgia, and a treasured friend to many. Cremation on Monday 10th October at Counties Crematorium, Milton Malsor, Northampton at 12.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Any donations to Willen Hospice please.

    Roma Laurette Kotch 'Laurie', MBE, died peacefully on 31st August 2022, aged 93. Doyenne of the golden age of women's magazines, she was Editor-in-Chief of Good Housekeeping, Woman's Journal and Woman & Home. Widow of John Keith Kotch, she leaves devoted daughters Sophie and Emma, and much loved grandchildren Macy, Ned and Betsy. All who worked with, or for, Laurie remember her style and class as an editor and her knack for knowing exactly what her readers wante

    Lady Annabel Thérèse (Tessa) died peacefully on 13th September aged 79. Beloved wife of Henry, devoted mother of Aeneas, Laura and Ned and adoring grandmother of Alexander, Harry, Holly, Iona and Jessie. Small funeral for family and local neighbours. Memorial in London to follow.
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    John Oliver, died peacefully on 12th September aged 96. Much loved husband of Ann, father to Nicholas, Adrian and Joanna, grandfather to Charles and Johnny and stepfather to Susie. He will be greatly missed. Funeral at Chelsea Old Church at 2 p.m. on Monday 3rd October.

    Janet Emily (née Millington) passed away peacefully at home on 6th September 2022. Dearly loved mother of Jeremy and Jane and widow of Chris. Funeral to take place on Monday 26th September 2022 at 1 p.m. at Christ Church, Gretton, near Cheltenham. Colourful clothing please. No flowers please, but donations, if desired, to Kate's Home Nursing and Cancer Research UK.

    Margaret. Passed away suddenly on Wednesday 31st August 2022 at her home aged 91 years.  A much loved mother, grandmother and sister and friend to many. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Mary's Church, Osbaldeston on Friday 23rd September 2022 at 11.30 a.m. followed by an interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only, or if so desired, donations may be made in memory of Margaret to North West Catholic History Society. Enquiries to The Alty Funeral Service. Tel: 01254

    Sue. Peacefully at home on 8th September 2022. Celebration Service at Buckhorn Weston Church on 6th October at 2 p.m. No flowers; donations please to St Margaret’s Hospice c/o Howard F. Miles, Funeral Director. Tel: 01963 440367.

    James Stuart. Died on Barningham Moor on 7th September 2022. He will be hugely missed by Angie, his four daughters and nine grandchildren. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St Michael & All Angels Church, Barningham, at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday 27th September.

    Prince Howard Charles (Charlie) died peacefully on 11th September 2002 aged 83 at home in Marbella. Beloved husband of Helena, much loved father of Cristina and Chalva and grandfather of Max, Ella, Sebastian and Nicolas.

    Emlyn, 20/12/1936 – 05/09/2022. (Who was involved in computer developing companies). Lived in South East England for many years and on retiring ran an award winning Café in Dorking for 10 years before finally retiring back to Anglesey, Wales with his wife Maureen and started renovating both houses and historic buildings. Public Funeral Service at Bangor Crematorium on Monday September 19th at 10 a.m. Donations gratefully received towards the Royal British Legion or Help for Heroes c

    David Reginald, DFH FIEE, aged 92 on 5th September 2022. Beloved husband of Caroline and the late Sheila. Much loved father of Jane and the late Susan. Cherished grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral arrangements will be available from Alex Jones Funeral Directors on Tel: 01883 730383.

    Mary Elizabeth, peacefully after a short illness on 28th August 2022 in Godstone, Surrey aged 92, with her family beside her. Beloved sister to Margaret, mother to Catherine and Anna, grandmother to James, Henry and William and great grandmother to Louis and Amelie. Sadly missed by us all.

    Angela Janice Mary 'Jan' died peacefully on 3rd September. Much loved wife of the late Desmond, beloved mother of four, grandmother of twelve and great grandmother of four. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St John the Baptist, Great Rissington on 26th September at 2.30 p.m. Donations, if desired, to Kate's Home Nursing charity (1059680).

    Dr Michael Harold, TD, on August 20th, aged 87. Beloved husband of the late Denise, father of James, Frances and Richard, and grandfather of Luke. Funeral Service on Friday September 23rd at St John’s Church, Piddinghoe at 2 p.m. Private family cremation. No flowers please. Donations if desired to RNLI, British Heart Foundation c/o Bennett Funeral Service, Newhaven BN9 9PH.

    Sir Francis died peacefully on 31st August 2022, aged 96. Much loved husband of Lady Winifred, father of Douglas and Michael, and grandfather of Christopher. Former Lord Mayor of London. He will be sorely missed. There will be a funeral for family and friends on 29th September in Tenterden, Kent. Please contact Simon Fuggle at T W Fuggle & Son FD if you wish to attend on Tel: 01580 763340.

    Jan Maree (née Lussick) on 21st December 2021, aged 70. Born in Miling, Western Australia. Late of London, Mallorca, Perth and Sydney. Died in her sleep in Australia last year. Loving and loved mother to Baden, Skye and Lachlan. Adoring grandmother of Ava, Maximus, India, Ottilie, Arne and Viggo. Loved sister of Dell and daughter of John and Daphne (deceased). Loving wife of Ian. Loving aunt and mother-in-law. Treasured friend to so many. A Memorial will be held at All Sain

    Victoria died peacefully on 2nd September 2022, aged 33, after a courageous battle against bowel cancer. Adored wife of Angus, much loved daughter of Valerie and the late Nicholas Hall, cherished younger sister of Lucy and Georgie and inspiring friend to so many. A funeral will be held in Sussex later this month. Donations, if desired, to St Wilfrid's Hospice (stwh.co.uk/donate/in-memory-donation).

    Dearly loved Barbara Oubridge (née Cook) died peacefully on 29th August 2022 in Chepstow, aged 88. Funeral on 23rd September at 11 a.m. at St Arvans Church, St Arvans, Chepstow, NP16 6ET. All welcome.

    Geraldine Margaret Chrisholm, 21/3/1941 - 3/9/2022. Late of Elizabeth Bay, Sydney and formerly Stour Provost, Dorset and Athens, Greece. Died at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney after a short illness. Loving sister of David Llewellyn Chisholm Kenway and daughter of Gawen Llewellyn Kenway (dec) and Elizabeth Geraldine Laurie  Kenway (dec). A private family service will be held in Sydney. A memorial service will be held in November on a date to be announced.

    John Roger Sykes, Captain RN (Ret’d), marine engineer and garden designer. Passed away peacefully on 23rd August 2022, aged 91. Funeral and Celebration of life Service will be in Woodland Chapel, Westerleigh Crematorium, Westerleigh on 26th September at 12.15 p.m. No flowers please, donations to a charity of your choice. All enquiries to: Roy Preddy Funeral Directors. Tel: 01174 533590.

    John Harmer died peacefully on 5th September 2022 in Abbotts Barton Care Home, Winchester, aged 91. Loving father to Edward and William and grandfather to Freddie, Mary, Louisa and Honor. Funeral service on 1st October, details from R J Bray & Son, Funeral Directors, Wadebridge. Tel: 01208 812626. Family flowers only.

    Alan Fraser, Wg Cdr RAF (Retd), on 4th August 2022, aged 87 years. Widower to his beloved Barbara (7/1/32-23/5/13), loving Pater to daughters Stephanie and Fiona, and drinking companion to son-in-law David. Funeral Service to be held at St Peter's Church, Farnborough, GU14 7AP, on Wednesday 28th September at 2 p.m., followed by Interment at the Aldershot Military Cemetery at 3.15 p.m. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, to the RAF Benevolent Fund c/o Ford Mear

    Iain, passed away peacefully at Scunthorpe General Hospital on 23rd August 2022. Beloved son of the late Malcolm and Kathleen, father to Ben, brother of the late  Andrew and uncle to Chris and Rob.  Service and Committal to be held at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 16th September 2022 at  10.40 a.m. Family flowers only please by request, if desired, donations in lieu for Mind may be left at the service or sent direct to the charity. Iain

    John, peacefully at home on 14th August. Uncle to Irene Whitson and Murray Stephen, much loved great-uncle and great-great-uncle. Memorial Service at St Stephen’s, Rochester Row at 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday 20th September, and lunch afterwards. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability.  For further information please contact J H Kenyon. Tel: 020 7229 3810. [email protected] co.uk

    Alan Martin, died peacefully aged 42 on Thursday 1st September, surrounded by his family, after a brave battle with cancer. Beloved son to Jill and Dave, cherished brother to Jamie, devoted husband and dad to Jo, Oscar and Lucian, all of whom adored him. Owner of a cultured left foot, a razor-sharp wit and the kindest heart in all of Wiltshire. Taken far too young, Alan was loved by his many friends and hugely enriched the lives of all those who knew him. RIP to a true gentleman.

    David John Traill, peacefully at home on 3rd September 2022, after a long illness, aged 82. Greatly missed by Sarah, his wife of 58 years, and his family. Private cremation. Donations to his beloved Chesterfield FC Community Trust through www.spireitestrust.org.uk

    Helen Mary passed  away peacefully at home on Saturday 3rd September aged 87. Much loved wife of David, loving mother of Rupert, Giles and Sophie and proud grandmother of Lily, Ruby, Ben and Noah. Funeral Service at Yeovil Crematorium on  Tuesday 20th September at 10.40 a.m.  Family flowers only please. Charitable donations to A.J. Wakely & Sons,  16 Newland, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3JQ.

    Victor David, (David), Commander RN (retired) OBE. Died peacefully on 10th August, aged 92. Beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral to be held at St John the Baptist Church, Churt, Surrey, on Wednesday 21st September at 11.30 a.m. All welcome. Family flowers only. Donations in his name to The Seafarers' Charity can be made via cheque c/o Thorne-Leggett, 8-10 The Street, GU10 4PR.