Old Birkonians we remember...

      (1942 – 2013)
    Peter James Mitchell was born in Burnley in 1942, his father Harry known as Pat and mother Ethel were both teachers.  Pat at... more

  • We have been advised that Peter G Howard passed away in November 2013.

  • We have been advised that Colin Kerr passed away in Canada in November 2013,



    It has been drawn to our attention that we have not included Fred Caroe in our column. Fred passed away in August 2012.

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  • We have received the following email from Jonathan Speakman-Brown.

    I thought I should let you know that my father, Kenneth (Ken) Speakman-Brown passed away peacefully on Monday 2nd... more

  • Howard Stephens who was Director of Music between 1955 and 1959 passed away on 25th July 2013 aged 92.

    The Times published his obituary:

    Influential music teacher whose talent and... more

  • We have been advised by his son, Patrick, that Major Alexander Lewis Temple MC passed away on June 21st 2013 at the age of 95.

    Born on 5th June 1918 he entered School in 1928 and left in... more

  • We have been advised by his brother, Peter, that Robert "Bob" George Kevan [1950 - 1957] passed away on 2nd August 2013. Bob left School in July 1957 for Manchester University after which he... more

  • We have been advised by his daughter-in-law that David Allan Harcourt [1926-33] passed away on 5th May 2013 aged 97 [d.o.b. 28.9.1915].


    An obituary was published in The Daily... more

  • We have recently learned that Colin passed away on 20th November 2005. Colin was Head Boy in 1962/3. From his Valette in the Birkonian:

    Head Boy 1962 -1963

    Sergeant in CCF

    1st... more