Colleges, Halls, and Societies

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OBITUARIES

Christ Church

DR WILLIAM BENTHALL ARMSTRONG, FRCP, 19 March 2004; commoner 1937. Aged 86.

GEORGE HESKETH, 11 March 2004; commoner 1950. Aged 74.

THE RT. HON. THE LORD HOBHOUSE OF WOODBOROUGH (James Stewart Hobhouse), 15 March 2004; commoner 1951, Honorary Student 2002; Lord Justice of Appeal in Ordinary. Aged 72.

JEREMY JOHN STURGES, 18 March 2004; commoner 1948. Aged 75.

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Magdalen College

DAVID INGRAM CHAPMAN, 20 January 2004; commoner 1938–40 and 1947–8. Aged 84.

ROBERT LAW date of death unknown; commoner 1937–9.

SIR (JOHN) MALCOLM (SABINE) PASLEY, 4 March 2004; Emeritus Fellow. Aged 77.

(ARTHUR) MICHAEL WIDGERY, 18 March 2004; exhibitioner 1948–52. Aged 74.

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Merton College

STUART MILES LEONARD, 22 February 2004; commoner 1946–9. Aged 79.

ARTHUR PATRICK PARKE, 1 March 2004; commoner 1938–40. Aged 85.

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St Anne's College

MRS PATRICIA DAVIES, March 2003; Home-Student 1937--40.

MISS GABRIELLA MARY HALE, MA, January 2004; Home-Student 1937--41. Aged 85.

MRS GWENDOLEN M. HERSEE (née Lewis), 12 February 2004; member of St Anne's Society 1950--2, commoner 1952--4. Aged 79.

DR BARBARA RICHARDSON (née Ruzickova), 11 November 2003; commoner 1983--6. Aged 38.

MRS WINIFRED SHEILA MARY SHARPLEY (née Von Dadelszen) 14 February 2003; member of St Anne's Society 1945--7. Aged 83.

MRS JOAN MURIEL VICKERS, 1 April 2003; Home-Student 1937--40. Aged 85.

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St Hilda's College

RACHEL MARJORIE JOHNSTON (née Buckley), MA, 18 November 2003; commoner 1977–81. Aged 45.

(ETHEL) MARGARET RENDELL, MA, 24 March 2003; commoner 1933–7. Aged 88.

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St Hugh's College

MRS EDITH MARGARET LONG (née Ellis), 7 March 2004; Botany 1927. Aged 95.

MISS ETHEL PHYLLIS CORNER, January 2004; Classics 1933.

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MEMORIAL SERVICES

St Edmund Hall

A Memorial Service for REGINALD ERNEST ALTON, MC, MA (1919--2003), Fellow and Tutor in English 1953--87, Bursar 1953--70, Vice-Principal 1978--82, Emeritus Fellow 1987--2003, Dean of Degrees 1989--2001, will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 1 May, in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, and afterwards in St Edmund Hall.

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St John's College

A Memorial Service for EDWARD GEORGE SYDNEY PAIGE, FRS (1930–2004), Professorial Fellow 1977–97, Emeritus Fellow 1997–2004, will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 1 May, in the chapel, St John's College. Tea will be served afterwards in the college hall.

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NOTICE

Oriel College

Eugene Lee-Hamilton Prize 2004

The Provost and Fellows of Oriel College offer a prize of £60 for the best Petrarchan Sonnet in English submitted by an undergraduate of Oxford or Cambridge, on a subject to be chosen by the candidate. Enjambment between the eighth and ninth lines will be permitted. No candidate may submit more than one sonnet, nor may the prize be awarded more than once to the same person. The competing sonnets should be sent to Mrs Yvonne Scott, College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, not later than Friday, 4 June. Each sonnet must be accompanied by a certificate from the Head or a fellow of the candidate's college, stating that the candidate is an undergraduate. The winner will have been deemed to have given permission to publish his/her sonnet in the Oriel Record.

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