Obituary: Christopher Irby, professional cellist and conductor of the Marlborough Concert Orchestra for many years
Christopher Irby moved to Hungerford in 2005 after his retirement as a successful professional cellist. His positions included nine years as a member of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and twenty five years as a member of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He worked with many world famous conductors.
OBITUARY: The death of Alfie Johnson - famous as Marlborough's Town Cryer - a man held in affection by so manyEverybody knew and loved Alfie Johnson. If you didn’t know him you couldn’t entirely claim to be from this town because he was Marlborough through and through.
Gerald Isaaman OBE 1933 - 2019
Gerald Isaaman, a founder of Marlborough News Online (the forerunner of marlborough.news) died on Monday of this week at home in Guildford to where he had recently moved. Below is an obituary for Gerald, penned by his son Daniel. Our thoughts are with Delphine, Daniel and the rest of his family.
We are very fortunate to have two obituraries for Michael Gray, one of - as Nick Fogg describes - Marlborough's great characters, who passed away on Saturday 24 November.
OBITUARY: Brian Davies a pioneer in work on radiation and long time Marlborough resident has died aged 88Brian Davies, who lived for forty-seven years at Ballard's Piece, Forest Hill on the edge of Savernake Forest with his wife Joan, died at home on 27 October 2018. He was 88.
Eileen was born in Bedford and educated at Bedford High School for Girls. Leaving with a modest five O-levels, she became a pool typist - which she quickly regretted.
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