Principal of Southlands College, born on 10 March 1920 in South London and educated at Battersea Grammar School. After war service he trained as a teacher at the College of St. Mark and St. John and taught at Warford, Wootton-under-Edge and Hull before being appointed Deputy-Principal of Southlands in 1970 and Principal in 1977.
He was a local preacher with a sound knowledge of the Bible and a love of literature and music (he played the piano and organ). As an expression of his devotion to ecumenism, he and his wife Jean were both confirmed in the Church of England. After his retirement to Kemble in 1985, a stroke confined him to a wheelchair. He died on 9 April 2002.