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Marriages

Douglas Parkes (S92-02) & Lindsay Coombs

  • When
    24th March 2012
  • Where
    Glen-Y-Afon, Usk, Cardiff

Douglas Parkes (S92-02) to Lindsay Coombs at Glen-Y-Afon, Usk, Cardiff, on 24th March 2012. – They will be living in Arbroath, where Douglas is with 45, Royal Marine Commandos.

Deaths

Roger Cocksedge (G56-61)

  • When
    2012

Roger Cocksedge (G56-61) died of MND in 2012.  We were advised by his brother Martin Cockedge (G62-67) in July 2020.

Births

Johnson

  • When
    30th November 2011
  • Parents
    Peter (Brandeston 87-90 Stradbroke 90-95) and Bindu

To Peter (Brandeston 87-90 Stradbroke 90-95) and Bindu, a daughter Florence Elizabeth, born 30th November 2011. A little sister to Olivia.

Marriages

Simon Stacpoole (K90-02) & Megan Sandell

  • When
    8th October 2011
  • Where
    The Ashes, nr. Leek in Staffordshire

Simon Stacpoole (K90-02) to Megan Sandell on 8th October 2011 in a ceremony and reception held at The Ashes, nr. Leek in Staffordshire. OFs present on the day included brother, Mark Stacpoole (K90-04), who was Best Man, cousins Philippa Wickham (nee Knight)(V89-00) and Elizabeth Reeve (nee Knight) (P88-98), Jonathan Darby (S90-02), David Sowerby (R90-00), Craig Hamilton (S92-02), Louisa Coker (M93-02), Jon Wilding (S95-02) and Jamie Holliday (K97-02).

Births

Whipps (nee Frost)

  • When
    15 July 2011
  • Parents
    Craig (G1997-2000) and Vicky (V1997-2002)

To Craig (G1997-2000) and Vicky (V1997-2002) a baby son, James Craig. A brother for Bethany weighing 7lb 8oz born on March 25th 2012 and doing well. Tragically Craig had died on 15 July 2011 in a farming accident.

Births

Bradley (nee Smallcombe)

  • When
    27 June 2011
  • Parents
    Hannah (P88-93) & Mark

To Hannah (P88-93) and their husband Mark, a girl, Sally Rosina May Bradley on 27 June 2011 weighing 7lbs 8ozs and she is a little sister to her big brother Ethan Francis Bradley who is now 3.

Births

Sindell

  • When
    17th February 2011
  • Parents
    Ross (Z 82-85 and R 85-86) & Sara

To Ross (Z 82-85 and R 85-86) and Sara a second daughter, Molly Jessica born on 17th February 2011.

Births

George

  • When
    22nd July 2010
  • Parents
    Ginny and Andrew George (K74-79)

To Ginny and Andrew George (K74-79), a daughter Lola Jessica, born 22nd July 2010.

Deaths

Rev Michael Booker (Hon OF)

  • When
    28 November 2021

Rev Michael Booker (Hon OF) died on 28 November  2021.  He was Chaplain at the College from 1984 to 1999 and the father of Rachel Hotz (nee Booker) (P83-85). A Service of Thanksgiving for his life and ministry was held in St Michael’s Church, Framlingham on Wednesday 16th March at 2.30 pm. All welcome.

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