Colleges, Halls and Societies

  • Thursday 31 October 2013
  • NO. 5039
  • VOL. 144

Memorial Events


A memorial concert for Sir John Burgh, President 1987–96 and Honorary Fellow, will be held at 2pm on Saturday, 9 November, in Trinity Chapel. A short address will be followed by performances from current students; the Duke Quartet will then perform Benjamin Britten's third string quartet. The 90-minute concert will be followed by tea in Hall. If you would like to attend, please contact Ulli Parkinson: or Oxford 287485.


Professor Sir Fergus Millar, Professor Philip Alexander, Manchester, Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, Kt, Prince Hassan of Jordan and Professor Martin Goodman will speak at a Memorial Meeting in memory of Geza Vermes at 4.30pm on 21 November at Wolfson. Enquiries to


Christ Church

Philip Rodney Alp, 2013; 1969.

Brian Reginald Cookson, 5 October 2012; 1943. Aged 87.

Professor Bidhubhusan Das, 2 June 1999; 1948. Aged 77.

Dominick Roy Harrod, FJI, FRSA, 4 August 2013; 1959. Aged 71.

Robert Michael Ward Johnson, 11 July 2013; 1957. Aged 76.

The Rt Hon Lord Hugh William Mackay Reay, 10 May 2013; 1957. Aged 75.

Thomas Roland Ticher, 24 August 2013; 1948. Aged 84.

St Hilda's

Pamela Jane Sears (née Thomasson), 8 October 2013; Scholar 1970. Aged 62.

Irene Joan Thirsk, CBE, FBA, 3 October 2013; Reader in Economic History 1965–83 and Honorary Fellow. Aged 91.