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Oxford University Gazette, 23 April 2009:
Colleges, Halls, and Societies


Balliol College

SIR DONALD NEIL MACCORMICK, 5 April 2009; QC(HON), FBA, FRSE, MA Glas and Oxf, LL.D Edin, LL.D(HON) Uppsala, Saarland, Queen's University Ontario, D.LITT(HON) Queen Margaret Edinburgh; Fellow and Tutor in Jurisprudence 1967–1972, Honorary Fellow 2008. Aged 67.

Christ Church

RICHARD WILLIAM ORGILL, 9 December 2008; 1971. Aged 56.

Christ Church and Nuffield College

MAURICE FITZGERALD SCOTT, B.LITT MA Oxf, FBA, March 2009; Christ Church 1957; Official Student in Economics, Christ Church, and member of Governing Body 1958–73; Official Fellow, Nuffield College, 1968–92, Emeritus Fellow 1992–2009. Aged 84.

Exeter College

IAN BILLINGE, 1 March 2009; Mitchell Exhibitioner 1954. Aged 74.

RICHARD FITZSIMMONS, 13 March 2009; Rhodes Scholar 1970. Aged 60.

EDWARD ROBINSON, 4 March 2009; commoner 1948. Aged 82.

JOHN TOMLINSON, 30 July 2008; open exhibitioner 1944. Aged 82.

Merton College

DR PHILIP DIXON WATSON, 24 January 2009; Fellow and Tutor in Mathematics 1950–93, Emeritus Fellow 1993. Aged 83.

St Hilda's College

LADY (BARBARA) HAZLITT DAINTON, 12 April 2009; Supernumerary Fellow 1975–2009. Aged 92.

DR MELISSA LYNN SPIELMAN, MA Oxf, March 2009; commoner 1991–4.

MINNIE EILEEN TODD (née Hicks), BA Oxf, 6 April 2009; commoner 1932–5. Aged 96.

ANNE VICTORIA WORSLEY, BA Oxf, 28 February 2009; exhibitioner 1956–9. Aged 71.

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Hertford College

A Memorial Service for PROFESSOR NEIL TANNER, 1930–2008 (Fellow 1960–97, Honorary Fellow 2002–8), will be in the chapel, Hertford College, at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 9 May.

Tea and refreshments will be served afterwards in the Hall.

Friends and former colleagues of Professor Tanner are warmly invited to attend.

Those wishing to attend are asked to inform the Development Office, Hertford College (e-mail:

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