Category Archives: Obituary

Farewell Len

Len Clark, a great figure in our movement, has died aged 103. We shall remember him with affection and admiration. Continue reading

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Small stature, big heart

David Hunt, whom I knew through the Ramblers, died in July aged only 77.  Despite his illness he was active to the end.  In August I went to his funeral at Lambley in Nottinghamshire and met his three sons, Wes, … Continue reading

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Trespasser remembered

George Haigh, probably the last of the Kinder trespassers, died yesterday aged 103. Continue reading

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Munificent Margaret

The Open Spaces Society’s former vice-president Margaret Smith would have been 101 today. Continue reading

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A man who knew his mushrooms

I learnt a great deal about John Newnham, former field officer for the Ramblers, at his funeral in February. Continue reading

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Remembering Betty Coles

My friend Betty Coles from Little Harrowden in Northamptonshire died in December aged 88. Her son Michael spoke about her at her funeral in January. Continue reading

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Matchless Maurice

Maurice Tebbutt, who has died aged 88, was a leading light in the Northamptonshire Ramblers for half a century. Continue reading

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