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LIST OF MASTER AND FELLOWS Hilary Term 1988 MASTER SIR ROGER GILBERT BANNISTER, C.B.E., M.A., M.Sc., D.M., F.R.C.P. (Hon.LLD Liverpool, Hon. D.Sc. Sheffield, Bath, Grinnell, Rochester, Hon. D.M. Pavia, Hon. Doctorate, Jyvaskyla) FELLOWS GODFREY WILLIAM BOND, M.A. (B.A. Dublin), (elected 1950), Dean and Lecturer in Classics, Morison Fellow. JOHN WILKS, M.A., D.Phil., D.Sc. (elected 1956), Senior Research Fellow. ZBIGNIEW ANDRZEJ PELCZYNSKI, M.Phil., M.A., D.Phil. (M.A. St. Andrews) (elected 1961), Lecturer in Politics. Damon Wells Fellow. ARTHUR DENNIS HAZLEWOOD, B.Phil., M.A. (B.Sc. Econ. London) (elected 1961), Professorial Fellow. IAN PHILIP GRANT, M.A., D.Phil. (elected 1964), Lecturer in Mathematics. VERNON SPENCER BUTT, M.A. (B.Sc., Ph.D. Bristol) (elected 1965), Vicegerent and Lecturer in Biological Science. JOHN RAYMOND ROOK, M.A. (Ph.D. Manchester) (elected 1965), Lecturer in Mathematical Physics. CHARLES JAMES FRANK DOWSETT, M.A., D.Phil. (M.A. Ph.D. Camb.), F.B.A. (elected 1965), Calouste Gulbenkian Professor of Armenian Studies. GORDON HARLOW WHITHAM, M.A. (Ph.D. Manchester) (elected 1965), Lecturer in Chemistry. JOHN DAVID FLEEMAN, M.A., D.Phil. (M.A. St. Andrews) (elected 1965), Lecturer in English Literature and Language. JOHN MICHAEL EEKELAAR, B.C.L., M.A. (LL.B. London) (elected 1965), Senior Tutor and Lecturer in Jurisprudence, Sheppard Fellow. SAVILE BRADBURY, M.A. D.Phil. (elected 1966), Tutor for Admissions and Nuffield Research Fellow in Medicine and Lecturer in Human Anatomy. SIMON WALTER BLACKBURN, M.A. (M.A., Ph.D. Camb.) (elected 1969), Lecturer in Philosophy. PAUL RAPHAEL HYAMS, M.A., D.Phil. (elected 1969), Lecturer in Modern History and Dean of Graduate Students. RT. REVD. KALLISTOS TIMOTHY WARE, M.A., D.Phil. (elected 1970), Fellow by Special Election. COLIN NICHOLAS JOCELYN MANN, M.A. (M.A., Ph.D. Camb.) (elected 1973), Lecturer in French Language. DANIEL DAVID PRENTICE, M.A. (LL.B. Belfast, J.D. Chicago) (elected 1973), Lecturer in Law. MICHAEL JOHN GORINGE, M.A., D.Phil. (M.A., Ph.D. Camb.) (elected 1975), Fellow by Special Election. JOHN SEBASTIAN KNOWLAND, M.A., D.Phil. (elected 1976), Lecturer in Biochemistry.



BRIAN JOHN HOWARD, M.A. (M.A. Camb., Ph.D. Southampton) (elected 1976), Lecturer in Physical Chemistry. KENNETH MAYHEW, M.A. (M.Sc. London) (elected 1976), Lecturer in Economics. ERIC GERALD STANLEY, M.A., F.B.A. (Ph.D. Birmingham) (elected 1976), Librarian and Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon. JOHN HUGH COLIN LEACH, M.A. (elected 1979), Bursar, Editor of The Record. COLIN JAMES RICHARD SHEPPARD, M.A., D.Phil., D.Sc. (elected 1979), Lecturer in Engineering Science. ALAN JONES, M.A. (elected 1980), Lecturer in Islamic Studies. MALCOLM KEITH SYKES, M.A. (M.B., B.Chir., M.A. Camb.) (elected 1980), Nuffield Professor of Anaesthetics. PETER JAMES GODMAN, M.A., D.Phil. (M.A., Ph.D. Camb.) (elected 1980), Lecturer in English Language and Literature). JOHN RICHARD KREBS, M.A., D.Phil., F.R.S. (elected 1981), E.P. Abraham Fellow in Zoology. JOHN IAN TANNER, C.B.E. C.B.E.,, M.A. M.A. (M.A., (M.A., Ph.D. Ph.D. Nottingham, Nottingham, Hon. D.Litt., City University) (elected 1982), Senior Research Fellow and Archivist. DEREK WYN ROBERTS, M.A. (elected 1983), Profesorial Fellow. JOHN ROBERT WOODHOUSE, M.A., D.Litt. (Ph.D. Wales) (elected 1984), Lecturer in Italian Language. REVD. JOHN EMERSON PLATT, M.A., D.Phil. (M.Th. Hull) (elected 1985), Chaplain and Senior Research Fellow, Editor of The Record. CHARLES CARROLL MORGAN, M.A. (B.Sc. New South Wales; Ph.D. Sydney) (elected 1985), Lecturer in Computation. DONALD FRANCIS McKENZIE, D.Phil. F.B.A. (B.A., M.A. New Zealand; Ph.D. Camb.) (elected 1986), Professorial Fellow and Reader in Textual Criticism. MICHAEL ANTHONY JOHN FERGUSON, (B.Sc. Manchester; Ph.D. London), (elected 1986), Science Junior Research Fellow. RAJU KAPOOR, KAPOOR, B.A., B.A., M.B.Ch.B. M.B.Ch.B.,, (elected 1986), I. /. C.I. C.1. Junior Junior Research Research Fellow. GEOFFREY ALAN WILLIS, B.A., B.Phil. (re-elected 1987), Junior Research Fellow and Junior Dean. DAVID YORK MASON, B.M. B.M. B.Ch., B.Ch. ,MRC.Path., MRC.Path.,M.A., M.A.,D.M., D.M.,FRC FRC.Path. .Path . (elected 1987), Fellow by Special Election. JAMES CHARLES PAUL WOODCOCK, (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. Liverpool) (elected 1987), Atlas Research Fellow. ALISTAIRJAMES McGUIRE (B.A. Edinburgh, M.Litt. Aberdeen) (elected 1987), Research Fellow and Lecturer in Economics. DAVID STEPHEN EASTWOOD, M.A., D.Phil. (elected 1988), Research Fellow and Lecturer in Modern History. EMERITUS FELLOWS DONALD GEORGE CECIL MACNABB, M.A. JOHN RICHARD PERCIVAL O'BRIEN, B.Sc., M.A. DOUGLAS GRAY, M.A. (M.A. New Zealand).






SENIOR DOMESTIC AND CONFERENCE MANAGER HOWARD CHIRGWIN. COLLEGE SECRETARY MRS. PATRICIA SCAMBLER ACCOUNTANT PETER KENNEDY DEPUTY LIBRARIAN MRS. NAOMI VAN LOO, M.A. , A .L. A . THE MASTER'S NOTES The great Pembroke event of 1987 was without doubt the laying of the Foundation Stone of the New Building in June. For more than a century the travellers' first sight of Oxford from the train was not the dreaming spires but that monument to the Victorian Age, the gasholder. In future the first sight will be the graceful Pembroke New Building, a monument to intellectual industry at Oxford and surely a more fitting introduction to the University. The Ceremony took place only four days after the inauguration of the new Chancellor, Roy Jenkins. At his inauguration he had promised to speak out on behalf of the University, if need be against the ruling opinion, and to engage in the twin tasks for Oxford today, the harnessing of Mammon and the defence of learning. In his remarks at the Foundation Laying Ceremony he spoke of the "felicitous balance" of the new building, its classic quadrangle design fitting harmoniously to the river side site and the other building developments and the park to the west which has been designated in perpetuity by the Council so that there is a fine view of trees and hills. The new Chancellor's attendance at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony gave us our first opportunity to welcome him as our Visitor, which was later marked by a special Luncheon, as guest of the Master and Fellows. The College has also sent its warmest congratulations on his elevation to the peerage as Lord Jenkins of Hillhead. The Foundation Stone of the New Building was laid by Senator Richard Lugar, a Rhodes Scholar at Pembroke, who generously attributed his political skills, which have led among other achievements to the Chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to an early successful struggle for the Presidency of the Pembroke J.C.R. The College decided to commemorate that other Pembrokian Senator Fulbright as well as to mark the great American contribution to the success of the New Building, by naming one quadrangle the Fulbright Quadrangle. Already the greatest post-war education exchange in the world bears his name and now Pembroke will commemorate him. Senator Fulbright wrote to me when told of the decision to give his name to the quadrangle, "I am grateful to Pembroke College; it is the greatest influence on my life. My years there turned me from a very parochial young fellow. It is my hope that the spirit of Pembroke will assist future generations in the creation of a more rational and civilised community of nations". We hope that the hundred rooms of the New Building will be completed within the near future, so that it will give our undergraduates the chance of a full three years in College. This is possible at few Oxford Colleges and is of immense benefit to academic and social life. It will be the second largest Oxford undergraduate residence put up



since the war and the only one with a direct river frontage. Its size and imaginative site represents something of which the College is justly proud. This is the place to thank most sincerely all those Members who have already and are still continuing to give much needed financial support for this £4 million project. Looking back over the College's past two centuries this New Building can perhaps be likened in scale to a few other developments which also represented an act of faith by the College in its future. In the 1840s the Master Francis Jeune designed the New Hall which was then the second largest in Oxford, seating 185, when the College had a bare hundred students. The Fellows petitioned the College Visitor to stop this extravagance but the Visitor fortunately turned a deaf ear and we now rejoice in having what is still one of the largest College halls in Oxford to our immense benefit. I am glad to say that there has never been such unanimity of purpose in the College and such firm resolve as exists now to complete successfully our New Building. The Foundation Laying Ceremony formed the high point of an American alumni week-end. Fifty-seven alumni and their families spent two days living in College exposed to a mixture of scholarship and ceremony, punting and parties and left at the end asking whether it could be an annual event? In the pages of this record you will find the speech made at the celebration dinner by Jim Hester, Honorary Fellow of the College and President of the North American Appeal, which has succeeded in raising nearly $1.5 million of the total needed for the New Building. You will all know that Oxford and indeed every British university is under direct financial threat. You may be surprised that this should affect Oxford, since it gets a five star rating for excellence in more than 70% of its fields of study and leads the country in attracting the highest amount in grants from external sources (£26 million in 1986). However, the new Education Bill which changes the University Grants Committee to a University Funding Council with powers to base grant on 'contracts' for research may well bring with it grave threats to University freedom and independence. Oxford has already lost 140 academic posts and by 1990 direct government grants to the University will have been reduced by £10 million a year, so that the University is now engaged in its own fund raising programme. The College had a remarkable academic year. The top First in two of the most competitive schools, medicine and law, were won by Pembroke students, Alistair Coles and Matthew Jackaman. The Times, commenting on the University academic league table, noted particularly Pembroke's ascent to a fourteenth place from a humble twenty-fifth, which was even more remarkable because it put us three places above Balliol. I take a philosophical view of Pembroke's oscillations up and down this table but the fact of the matter is that all the academic standards here in Oxford are enormously high and we are very proud of our fourteen firsts and equally proud of our sixty-one seconds, with only a very small number of thirds. Pembroke won three University prizes for Arabic. There have been a number of changes in the Fellowship. I am sad to report the retirement of Edgar Lightfoot and Piers Mackesy. Edgar Lightfoot, during his time here of more than a quarter of a century as a Fellow, played a major part in building up our very successful Engineering faculty — so successful, indeed, that it warranted the election in 1979 of a second Fellow. To Governing Body he brought a welcome and blunt common sense, perhaps the result of his Northern upbringing. Despite the sad loss of his wife, he proved to be a hard working and effective Vicegerent at a time when the late Master, Sir Geoffrey Arthur, was often absent from the College. Piers Mackesy, our senior History Fellow, spent no less than a third of a century — 100 terms — as a Fellow, during which time he unsparingly held most of the College's important offices (even including the post of Bursar for a term). A scholar whose distinction was appro-



priately signalised by the granting of a D.Litt., Piers Mackesy brought to our counsels exceptional qualities of patience, courtesy, wisdom, and tact, and we have all greatly regretted his decision to retire somewhat ahead of time, while feeling confident that his retirement from the College will not imply any abdication from his scholarly pursuits. We wish him and Peta a long and happy time in their country retreat, as indeed we do to Edgar Lightfoot in his house so conveniently located by Frilford Golf Course. Dr Richard Syms resigned as Atlas Research Fellow and was succeeded by Dr. James Woodcock. We also welcomed Dr. David Mason, University Lecturer in the Nuffield Department of Pathology, as Fellow by Special Election and Mr. Alistair McGuire as Research Fellow and Lecturer in Economics. In the past year the College has appointed two new honorary fellows. The first, Dr. `Bill' Dorey,, former King Charles I Scholar from the Channel Islands and now Oxford University Registrar. Second, Peter Grose, former American post-graduate at Pembroke from Yale, author and current editor of the Journal 'Current Affairs' who is currently President of the North American Association. On the sporting front this year we narrowly failed to equal last year's record of nineteen 'Blues' but we did have the Presidents of two major University sports, Association Football (George Link) and Lawn Tennis (Neil Gold). With five soccer blues in residence it was no surprise that for the second year in succession we won Soccer Cuppers and indeed in soccer made a clean sweep of virtually all the football honours in the University and in the end had difficulty in finding Colleges who dared to play against us! On the river the past two terms have been some of the most successful in our history and have made sporting headlines. In eights week our first eight rose from eleventh to seventh place on the river, making four bumps and earning its blades in a Bump Supper. In Hilary Term torpids the men's boat rose to third place on the river and we captured national headlines after our stroke went down with a lung infection and help came in the form of a lady friend from St. Antony's, Za Za Horne, a former blue. With this redoubtable lady at number two, as shown to all the world in a picture in The Times, we were treated to the delight so close to the heart of every true Pembroke man or woman, when just by our College Boathouse they bumped, of all Colleges, Christ Church. So, though you may hear of cuts and gloom and of doubts and dissatisfaction around Oxford, Pembroke has had an exciting year of achievement. It only remains for me to thank all the Fellows and members of the College for the hard work, concern and friendship which added one more year to our three and a half centuries. Sir Roger Bannister NORTH AMERICAN REUNION (The following speech was made by James M. Hester (1947) at the Special Gaudy Dinner held in Hall during the North American Alumni weekend in June. It has already appeared in the October issue of Pembroke in America.) Less than a year ago a group of us began an effort to help the College meet part of the cost of the new building by conducting a fundraising campaign in North America. The North American alumni had never before been approached broadly for such assistance, and we had no idea how able and willing they might prove to be. To understand our task, we got the help of a professional who has had extensive experience raising money for leading American colleges. He made a feasibility study based on a sample of Pembroke alumni across the continent. One of his principal



findings was that the Pembroke alumni in North America have the greatest affection for, devotion to, and loyalty to the College of any alumni group he had ever encountered. Naturally, we were greatly encouraged by this finding and went on to conduct a campaign that has nearly reached its ambitious goal and surely will by the end of 1987. The question I would like to ask is: Why? Why are Pembroke alumni so exceptionally devoted to this place? The logical answer would seem to be that the quality of the people and traditions we encountered here inspired unusual loyalty. But all Oxford colleges have high quality people and traditions. The real answer lies, I believe, in the fact that the things we say about Pembroke are actually true: the intimate scale of the place and the personality in it has developed and sustained over the years make for a particularly happy experience. Small size alone, I would argue, is not enough. There are other small colleges in Oxford, but none I know commands the level of affection Pembroke does. The answer lies, I believe, in the combination of intimate scale and a particular personality, the famous friendliness of Pembroke, which is not typical of all English institutions or Oxford colleges. This combination, it seems tome, makes the College, Oxford and the experience of England more accessible to those of us from across the sea than they might otherwise be. However brash we North Americans may seem, we can be intimidated by cool reserve. I knew Americans at other colleges who were intimidated and never felt as close to their colleges, to Oxford, or to English life as we lucky few at Pembroke did. Despite all that, however, when we were here as students, we thought of Pembroke and Oxford and England as parts of an experience we were having then that would end and be over after two or three years when we returned across the sea. We had no idea then that twenty, forty, fifty years later Pembroke would still be such an active part of the pleasure of our lives. We never considered that there would be occasions like this when the past and the present could be so happily united. Here we are back in chapel, back in Hall, not just reliving old experiences but continuing them as part of the present. All of the dons and college staff I knew are gone. Yet I feel as though I have known the people here for a long time. And that, in part, is due to the personality of Pembroke that has been sustained and even enhanced by those who have followed on.

DISTINCTIONS, 1987 ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS HONOUR MODERATIONS: FIRST CLASS A . C. Brewer Mathematics and Computation R.C. Duck Physics Miss K.D. Willis Geography E.A. Jones English R.M. Fulton Classics P. Rew Classics FINAL HONOUR SCHOOLS: FIRST CLASS Miss M.L. Hatcher Zoology J.E.A. Johansen Oriental Studies



Medicine A.J. Coles Medicine Miss S.M. Fullilove Biochemistry I.M. Hanson Chemistry M.K. Gibbons Chemistry J.R.L. Pedley Chemistry R.W. Randall P.P.E. D.J. Brewer P.P.E. M.A. Pearson English J.D. Ferraro English M.J.C. Proffitt Law M.M.F. Jackaman Modern Languages D.S. Jackson FIRST PUBLIC EXAMINATION: DISTINCTIONS Oriental Studies P.A. Royle PPE S.D. McKay Theology C.C. O'Gorman ATHLETIC DISTINCTIONS G.P. Link M.J. Daly I. Falshaw N.D. Gold I.M. Henderson J.E. Robson Miss A.J. Eyres Miss E.T. More Miss S.M. Fullilove Miss S.M. Fullilove Miss K.D. Willis Miss R. Potter A.H.G. Ang A.D. Mole T.R.B. Hurd Miss T.L. Beckett R.R. Biggs A.P. Smith

(1985) Blue for Association Football (Captain) (1985) Blue for Association Football (1987) Blue for Association Football (1984) Blue for Lawn Tennis (Captain) (1986) Blue foiâ–ºCricket foiCricket (1986) Blue (1984) Blue for Golf (1984) Blue for Rowing (1984) Blue for Rowing (1984) Blue for Hockey (1984) Blue for Squash (1986) Blue for Lacrosse (1985) Half Blue for Rowing (1986) Half Blue for Water-Polo (1985) Half Blue for Eton Fives (1983) Half Blue for Eton Fives (1984) Half Blue for Fencing (1985) Half Blue for Fencing (1984) Half Blue for Badminton

OTHER ACADEMIC OR OTHER DISTINCTIONS Dr. J.R. Woodhouse D.Litt. Ms. E.J. Frazer J. Arthur Rank Junior Research Fellowship, New College Senior Heath Harrison Scholarship D.S. Jackson (1983) Miss S.M. Wilson (1985) Junior Heath Harrison Scholarship D.P. Lee (1984) Winter Williams Studentship and Prize J.C. Ayer (1986) Bankers' Trust Co. Award in Management Studies A.J. Coles (1984) Martin Wronker Prize: Physiological Sciences M.M.F. Jackaman (1984) Martin Wronker Law Prize J.E.A. Johansen (1983) James Mew Senior Prize: Arabic J.E.A. Johansen (1983) James Mew Scholarship P.A. Royle (1986) Schacht Memorial Prize in Arabic and Islamic Studies



THE COLLEGE SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual General Meeting of the Society took place in Broadgates Hall on Friday, 2nd October 1987 with the Master presiding. The Minutes of the previous meeting held on 3rd October 1986 were read and approved. Treasurer's Report The Treasurer reported that on 31st December 1986 there was a credit balance of £2,390 in the Society's account. Election of the Committee The Meeting approved the election for three years in each instance of the following members of the Committee due for retirement in 1987: — J .E. Barlow W.H.S. Horlock D.C.M. Prichard Secretary and Treasurer Revd. Dr. J.E. Platt was re-elected Hon. Secretary and Treasurer for the coming year. Other Business The attention of members was drawn to the exhibition relating to the new building. The Meeting recorded its thanks to the College for once more providing its hospitality. THE ANNUAL DINNER By kind permission of the Master and Fellows the Society held its Annual Dinner in Hall on Friday, 2nd October 1987, 171 members attended. Sir George Sinclair, who kindly presided at a moment's notice in the absence through illness of Mr. J.M.G. Critchley, M.P., proposed the toast of "The College" to which the Master responded. MASTER FELLOWS R.F.V. Heuston J.E. Platt (1956) G.E. Sinclair (1931) (Chairman) E. Lightfoot

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PEMBROKE RECORD C.H.R. Hillman E.H.A. Stretton R.W. Sykes D.L. Smithers J.D. Culverwell C.A. Stone K.W. Lovel J.M. Murdoch J.P. Renouf M.B. Strube11 Strobel] M.B. C.E.L. Thomson C.H. Frewer B. Garland J.H. Price H.G. Rodway F.H. Read D.E. Thompson G.E.O. Jenkin P.R. Millest S.J.D. Nowsom R.B. Peat J.D. Semken K.M. Willcock L. Bernstein A.G.S. McCallum C.R. Tanner M. Andrews J.T. Buffin J.J. Deave R.J. Drysdale G.A. Everett K.G. Garrod H.S. Harris R.I. Horse!! Horsell K.H. Jeffery R.F. Lewis J.D. Pinnock T.B. Wilson G.J. Samuel J.A. Garner J. Ashcroft A.D. Deyermond D.J.P. Gilmore A.D. Latham N.H.M. McKinney W.G. Potter D.A. Knight R.C. Stopford





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O.G.E. Dickson J.G.H. Gasson J.C. Taskes R.M. Barclay R.S. Chivers R.V. Covill P.G.B. Letts J.P. Nolan J. Otway J.R.E. Warburton M.J. Crispin W.R. Timperley R.D. Vernon G. Raisman R.D. Thompson R. Cooper M.T. Cooper G.D. Moore G. de J. Lee J.P. Richardson J J.R.C. Walker J.A. Banks G.R. Dale J.F. Mummery L.J. Pike N.C.G. Campbell D.O. Fitzhugh N.W. Henderson B.R.P. Hopkins W.M. Jones R.F. Leman W.D. Shardlow R.A. Steggle G.E.G. Wightwick R. St. E. Johns K.J. Mackenzie N.G. Crispin R.C. Shepherd N.T. James P.M. Bailhache D.G. Everett G. Gancz E. Pickard M.J. Briggs R.A.J. Corkett J.F. Collett-White I.D. Cormack J.P. Fisher R.M. Hallam







J. Ireland R.W. Monk B.M. B. M .Senior Senior J.A. Watters P. Cuthbertson D.J. Duffill J. McLaverty D. Young R. R.A.J. A.J. Cousley Cousley P.J. Farthing A.E. Peat G.A. Robinson M.P. Headon J.R. Huntingford A.R. Morley C. Dunkerley R.D. R. D. Farquharson Farquharson C.E. Jenkins A.P. A. P. Russell Russell C.F.H. Bishop M.J. Burr C.P.F. C . P. F.Chappel Chappel G. G.D.C. D.C. Coombs Coombs P.J. Gregory M.J. Kill R.L. Langley G.T. Layer


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13 D. Ruskin C.J. Vosper J . D. Hicks N.K. Howick J.J. Langham-Brown P.H. Tucker J . D.Wray J.D. Wray P.D. P. D. B. B. West T. W.E. Evans T.W.E. Evans M.G. Layer O.C. Cleaver C.A. McNeill D. R. Rees P.M. Reid A. Rosenheim S. Abbott W W.L.S. . L. S.King King A.M. Kucharski P.D. Moor A.B. Vickery C. Spicer W. D. Powell I. Williams R.R. Biggs (M.C.R. President)

BOOK REVIEWS Delphi and the Sacred Way, by Neville Lewis; Michael Haag (1987); pp. 200; ÂŁ6.95 (paper). An engaging book, pleasantly written and illustrated, comes from the pen of Neville Lewis (1963). Part travel book, part history, part mythology, he takes us along the long route followed in ancient times by the Thyiads, a procession of young Athenian maidens who made the biennial visit to the Dionysian revels on Mount Parnassus. It is an interesting road, taking in Eleusis, Thebes, Chaironia (where Philip of Macedon defeated the Greeks in 338 B.C.), the crossroads of Megas (where Oedipus, in the myth, slew his father Laius), the monastery of Osios Loukas, and much besides. The present day traveller will find the road less awkward than did the Thyiads or, indeed, this reviewer, who traversed part of it in an ancient bus in 1953, and if he is accompanied by Neville Lewis's book, the time will be agreeably beguiled with entertainment and instruction, for Lewis does not shrink from telling the melancholy stories of the many wars (internecine and other), and their aftermaths, which took place along or near the Sacred Way. There are useful appendices, a brief bibliography, and an index; and this book, by one clearly devoted to his subject, can be warmly recommended. (In the footnote on p. 65, read `word' for `work'; I noted no other misprint). Colin Leach



Early Days in Oxford by Donald Willis; (The Amate Press, Oxford (1987); pp. 110; £5.50). Those who wish to learn about how the life of an undergraduate at Pembroke was organised in the 1930s will enjoy this, the latest instalment of Donald Willis's memoirs. He gives us a salutary reminder that, even then, not all undergraduates came from the jeunesse doree dor& — which did not prevent them from enjoying life. In one respect, the author needs to be corrected, when, talking of the year in which he took Finals, he says that Ronald McCallum "shortly after this" (i.e. 1938) "was to succeed Dr. Homes Dudden as Master of the College": however, McCallum was not elected Master until 1955, and the consequent "climb up the academic ladder" to which Willis refers can hardly be said to date from as early a date as he implies is the case. By the way, way, all (not most) of the former men's Colleges now admit women, though the reverse, of course, is not (yet) the case. The book is attractively illustrated. Colin Leach The following review review of of Julian Julian Critchley' Critchley'ss Heseltine: the Unauthorised Biography (Deutsch, £9.95) by John Charmley is reprinted, with permission, from The Spectator, 12th September 1987. That one old Pembrochian should be reviewing the biography of another old Pembrochian written by a fellow colleger might be worthy of note were it not for the fact that, as Mr Critchley reminds us, Pembroke is 'an obscure college, anchored in the lee of Christ Church'. Still, it is some time since The House managed to produce a Prime Minister (Lord Home) and Pembroke's day may yet dawn, even if the Westland saga and the general election result set the prospect back a little. Michael Heseltine's indefatigable efforts to convince as many constituencies as possible that there was one Tory who could deliver a speech with elan succeeded too well for his own good. Still, as this witty and entertaining study reminds us, like Mr Gladstone, he can be 'terrible on the rebound'. The idea of an unauthorised biography is a pretty conceit, and Mr Critchley carries it off with his customary style and elegance. He could, one suspects, if given the chance, even make a party manifesto scintillating reading. Anyone expecting the word `unauthorised' to imply that dirt is about to be dished out will be disappointed, and there is little here to which even Mr Heseltine could object. The early financial crisis suffered by the young entrepreneur reflects little discredit on Heseltine, who pulled his publishing empire round in the best traditions of resilient capitalism, and the only real mistake he seems to have made was to sack his old friend Julian Critchley; still, the old friend seems to bear remarkably little rancour. The portrait of Lloyd George at the Department of the Environment and his period as 'Viceroy of Liverpool' set Michael Heseltine firmly in the Disraelian tradition of Tory cavaliers, always more attractive than their fustian brethren. Under Heath the young Heseltine was poised to prosper, under the Grantham Sister he was posted wherever those who were not 'one of us' were posted. But at Environment and Defence he did his jobs well and, worse, made himself the darling of the party conference. Those who talked of 'Clint Eastwood playing Mussolini', did so with a note of sour envy in their voice and, a party which has always valued soundness more than talent, needed to find a place for one of its few talented front-benchers. An England without a socialist government for nearly a decade almost makes one doubt Balfour's dictum that this is a singularly ill-contrived world — that is until one examines the composition of successive Tory Cabinets. By 1939 even Neville



Chamberlain's armour-plated arrogance was being assailed by the fact that the back benches were full of men like Churchill, Eden and Duff Cooper whereas the Treasury benches were occupied by the horses of Caligula; much the same phenomenon may be witnessed today, but it seems unlikely that the future Countess of Grantham lets it worry her. After all, from Lord St John-Stevas upwards the dissidents have gone with a whimper rather than a bang — with one exception. Whatever the rights and wrongs of Westland, the one utterly glorious thing about it was the spectacle of a Cabinet Minister leaving Downing Street on his feet, with the blessed Margaret bewildered; it was like watching Botham at his glorious best. The problem for Mr Heseltine, as for every Tory dissident, came on the morrow. As Mr Critchley sadly but accurately admits, the Tory Party closes ranks behind its leader. Resigning Cabinet Ministers have a difficult time of it: Anthony Eden did nothing, Duff Cooper wrote nice letters to Chamberlain and Enoch Powell burnt every possible boat in sight; Mr Heseltine has done none of these things. He has written an excellent book propounding a vision of Conservatism which elevates us above the vision of Caligula's horse, and he has made some rousing speeches. But he really could have done with a Conservative majority of about 25 seats at the last election. Colombey-lesDeux-Eglises is pretty crowded nowadays, and if Oswald Mosley has left and Enoch Powell is packing his bags, Ted Heath is still in residence, about to be joined by David Owen; if Michael Heseltine is added to the number, not only will Pembroke College not stand forward in its proper effulgence, but there might even be some rumination as to why it is that British politics seems to have so little room for men of real talent and ability. Still, given the lack of credible successors to the Countess of Grantham, there is room to hope that one of the most attractive and appealing of modern Conservatives will not need to take up residence at Colombey just yet. McGOW1N McGOWIN LIBRARY Mrs. Kirsten Smith, library assistant for six years, left in the summer, to pursue a career in Law. I wish her every success and thank her for her excellent work. Mrs. C. Capel-Davies has now taken her place. We are very grateful for the many books which have been presented to the Library this year. R.D.G. Vernon made a most generous donation of volumes, pamphlets etc by and about Samuel Johnson and Sir Joshua Reynolds; also, Dr. P.G. Mackesy has given numerous historical texts which will be of great benefit to our undergraduates. The number of archive enquiries continues in a steady stream; information on R.G. Collingwood is still the most frequent request, with Samuel Johnson and G.B. Hill's albums of correspondence and autographed letters coming a close second. The Philosophy and Italian collections were reorganised and recatalogued to a standard format during the year, as was the Alumnus collection. The latter has now been given greater security in the Closed Stack and it is hoped that as many additions as possible will be sent to this section. Our undergraduates appear to appreciate the long opening hours of the Library, and find the atmosphere conducive to study. Missing books, however, remain a problem, in some subjects more than others. The Library acknowledges with gratitude gifts of books from the following donors during 1987 (an asterisk indicates that the donor has presented a book or books written or edited by himself): J. Boothroyd; Dr. O.M. Brack*; C.E. Capel-Davies; D.B. Cappelletti; T. Cockitt; B.J. Dendle*; Dendle*; J.J.M. Prof. B.J. M .Eekelaar; Eekelaar; W.B. W .B.Eerdmans; Eerdmans;Dr. Dr. J.D. J.D. Fleeman; Fleeman; Prof. D.



Giesen; Dr. P.J. Godman*; I.M. Hanson; Prof. J.B. Hattendorf*; Prof. R.F.V. Heuston*; Dr. N. Higson*; R. Higson; Sir T. Hopkinson*; S.D. Kollnberger; J.H.C. Leach; Dr. P.G. Mackesy; J. Macleod*; J.R. Marshall; M.A. Maybury*; M. Miller; R. Phillips*; Dr J.E. Platt; H H.R.S. .R.S. Pocock; Pocock; D.D. D.D. Prentice; Prentice; E. Pride; Prof. R.R.K. Sorabji; Prof. E.G. Stanley*; D. Strauss; Prof. M.K. Sykes*; R.D.G. Vernon; M. Wahba; M.B. Winship*; Dr. J.R. Woodhouse. Naomi van Loo OBITUARY The deaths of the following Members have been notified since the last issue of the Record:— Record: — N.L. Alexander 1926 1936 F.J. Barrett 1933 F. Brewer 1928 E. Colchester H.R.C.P. 1947 H.R.0 .P. Combe K.B. Dawson 1929 1925 E.W. Demer S.H.D. Elias 1932 1957 D.W. Fields 1926 H.J. de L. Hammond 1943 K.A. Jelenski 1958 G.C. MacCallum G.C .MacCallum A. Mackinnon 1930 C.V. Merrett 1920 1950 M.F. Michtom 1920 C.P. Parsons 1927 A .W. Post 1947 J.P.H.M. Rae 1952 R.J.V. Robinson L. Sanjurjo 1962 1922 J.C.M. Sime J.F. Sinclair 1924 1921 C.S. Smith G.F. Snowden 1927 D.E.H. Whiteley 1933 F.J. BARRETT Frank Barrett came up to Pembroke from Northleach as a Townsend Scholar in 1936 and, after three happy years in which he enjoyed both academic work and sport, took Second Class Honours in English Literature. After a career in education in the Sudan, he settled in his native Gloucestershire in 1959. The last ten years of his working life were spent in adult education administration in North Wiltshire where he gained great satisfaction from maintaining small village afternoon/evening classes in both vocational and non-vocational subjects.



E.W. DEMER Eric Demer came up to Pembroke from Cirencester Grammar School in 1925. He enjoyed two years, playing cricket and soccer for the College, before family circumstances necessitated his going down in 1927. After leaving Oxford he went to Westminster Training College and then embarked on a teaching career for the next forty years, mainly in remedial work at which he excelled. He taught at Enfield, and was a Headmaster in Swansea and later in Lowestoft. During the war he joined up as a gunner in the Royal Artillery in France and later became a Sergeant Instructor in the Army Education Corps where he did valuable work in occupational therapy both in this country and in Belgium. A man of wit, plentiful humour and great integrity he maintained a lifelong admiration for English language and literature and for Classics. S.H.D. ELIAS Lawyer and former City Councillor Mr Simon Haigh David Elias died in Brompton Road Hospital, London, on March 18, after a long illness, just two weeks before his 71st birthday. April 1, 1,1916, Born in Singapore on April 1916, Mr Mr Elias Elias was the son of the late Mr and Mrs D.J. Elias, and had his early education at St Andrew's School. A graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford, where he obtained his BCL and MA, he was admitted to the Bar at the Inner Temple, and to the Singapore Bar on Sept 1,1939. From 1946 to 1968, he practised law at the firm of Elias Brothers. He was a member of the City Council in the early '50s. He spent a year as Visiting Fellow at the Faculty of Law of the then University of Singapore from April 1975. Last November, he was one of three lawyers appointed by the Chief Justice to serve a three-year term on a panel to hear complaints against errant lawyers. He was highly respected in legal circles, and is remembered for his kindness for others. Mr R.K. Booker, a lawyer, said: "He always had time for others, to sit, listen and help. None of his colleagues was too junior for him to spend time with. He was a fine lawyer and a good, reliable friend." Mr M.P.D. Nair, lawyer and former City Councillor, said: "In office, he dealt with issues on merit alone, and was totally unbiased." Mr Elias leaves behind wife Janet and children Susan, David and Miriam. (Reprinted from the Straits Times, Singapore, 25th March 1987) D D.W. Vv" FIELDS . FIELDS Donald Fields, who read Geography at Pembroke from 1957 to 1960, died on 7th December 1987. The following notice is reprinted, with permission, from the Obituary by Richard Powell in The Independent, 15th December 1987.



Alas sensurit! (Down with censors!) The bilingual pun is an ingenious one; the wit and defence of liberal values were characteristic of its inventor, Donald Fields, Helsinki correspondent of The Independent and the BBC. Fields came to Finland at the beginning of the Sixties, when urbanisation and social change were at their most rapid and Finland's place in the world seemed less assured than it does now. For 20 years he faithfully reported all developments of any significance, in Estonia and the other Nordic countries as well as Finland. He never over-simplified the intricacies of Finnish life and politics, but used his skills to describe and explain them to a public which has too often been ready to discuss Finland in clichĂŠs. He had an ungrudging respect for all that the Finns have achieved economically and politically. Nevertheless, he did not disguise the fact that he sometimes found Finland an inhospitable country in which to be a foreign correspondent. There were times when he found the climate depressing, the way of life mystifying and the establishment introverted and impenetrable. Although his wife was a Finn and he spoke Finnish fluently he knew that he would always remain something of an outsider. As almost the only serious foreign political correspondent in Helsinki his position was prominent but isolated. He discovered early on that Finns are sensitive to how the rest of the world sees them, and soon learnt that even well-meant criticisms could be felt keenly. In his work he was bound to encounter friction with the authorities. Two incidents especially notable. His account of Finnish self-censorship published in 1982 were especially-notable. roused controversy and even hostility. Four years later President Koivisto was moved lemming"" for to call him "the chief lemming for taking taking the the lead lead in questioning whether Finland had handled the aftermath of the Chernobyl accident competently. Ultimately, however, the Finns recognised that his intentions were honourable and that that in in representing representing the the best traditions of Anglo-Saxon rather than titillatory,, and journalism he had done much for Finland. His integrity and his courage during his cruel final illness won him universal respect. He will be missed not only in Finland and Britain, but in Denmark and Sweden, two other countries for which his affection was lasting. Donald William Fields, journalist and broadcaster, born Leeds 20 June 1937, married 1967 Leena Tiilikka (one son, one daughter), died Helsinki 7 December 1987. I. H. HUNTER HUNTER I.H. Ian Hunter came up to Pembroke from Queen's School, Taunton, in 1935 and graduated with Honours in Modern Languages. He taught for a short time at H.M.S. Worcester and then with the outbreak of War served in the Royal Navy, winning the Distinguished Service Cross. After the War he went to Glenalmond where he taught until his retirement and where he became an institution. Known by his colleagues as The Admiral and by his pupils sailing his cadets across the North as Froggy, he ran the Naval Section of the the C.C.F. C.C.F.,, sailing Sea in a minesweeper; and as his other nickname implied he taught French to generations of Glenalmond boys. He was a housemaster for many years.



At Pembroke he had been an enthusiastic member of the College Dramatic Society and of the O.U.D.S. and this interest in the drama led him to produce countless plays at his school, ranging from Shakespeare to Pinter; and he introduced drama into the school chapel, making a particular success of "Murder in the Cathedral" and "Everyman. " Ian always brought elegance to any scene, whether it was the Junior Common Room at Pembroke or the bridge of his minesweeper. All who knew him will remember the cigarette-holder, the ancient Rolls Royce, the amusing conversation. He had a deep faith in his fellow human beings, especially in the young; and he looked after his aged parents with loving care until they died. He never married. S. F. Florey A. MACKINNON Mr Angus Mackinnon, DSO, MC, TD, who died on July 5, at the age of 76, had an outstanding military record in the Second World War and a distinguished career in the City. He was born on February 20, 1911, and educated at Eton and Pembroke College, Oxford, where he read history. He started his business life with Gray Dawes & Co, in 1932, and from 1933 until 1938 worked with the family firm of merchants, Mackinnon, Mackenzie & Co, in Calcutta. Returning home in 1938, he reacted to the general expectation of war by joining the Territorial Army and in 1940 was a subaltern with the 8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, stationed, remote from the bulk of the British Expeditionary Force, among French units in the vicinity of Metz. With the collapse of the French army the battalion found itself faced with a 400-mile march from the heart of Lorraine to the French coast. Mackinnon's inspiring conduct as a very junior officer in charge of one of its isolated detachments which might at any moment have been overwhelmed by rampaging German formations earned him the MC. In the event, the 8th Argylls were evacuated from Le Havre only to be re-embarked at Cherbourg as part of a quixotic Churchillian plan to give diversionary help to the French in the Cotentin Peninsula. Luckily the hopelessness of this idea was speedily perceived and the remnants of the 8th, including an understandably grateful Mackinnon, finally got back to England. Later the Argylls were regrouped and served in the Middle East from 1941 to 1943. During his time there Mackinnon was on Auchinleck's staff. During the D-Day assault he was second-in-command of the 7th Battalion of the Argylls. In September 1944 he took command of the battalion, which was resting at s'Hertogenbosch, waiting for the assault on the Rhine frontier, when the storm of the German counter-offensive broke on the Americans in the Ardennes. As part of British help in the effort to stabilise the situation the 7th Argylls were marched from Holland and thrown into the battle which involved much stiff fighting in difficult terrain and bitter weather. For his leadership Mackinnon was awarded the DSO.



No sooner was this crisis over than the 7th was ordered back to Holland, and Mackinnon led it across the Rhine and remained in command to the end of hostilities, when the battalion accepted the surrender of the remnants of a German corps near Bremen. His war experiences had also included spending several days in an open boat after being torpodoed in a troop ship in the South Atlantic. Mackinnon resumed his business career by joining the merchant bankers Brown Shipley & Co, in 1946, when the firm was in the process of changing from a partnership to a limited company. He played an important part in the development of the business at a critical time, serving as its chairman from 1953 until 1963. He was chairman of Brown Shipley Holdings when the merchant banking group became a public quoted company in 1960. He remained a director of Brown, Shipley & Co, until his retirement in 1976 and of Brown Shipley Holdings until 1981. During this active business career he served as chairman of the Accepting Houses Committee (1967-1970); of the Agricultural Credit Corporation (1959-1975) and of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (1975-1977). He was a director of many other companies. He brought his wide business experience to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital when he joined the board of governors in 1953. He took an active interest in its affairs and was chairman of the governors from 1969 to 1978. For many years he was also a governor of the Keil School in Dumbarton. He greatly enjoyed fishing and golf and in his hey-day was a first class shot. His wartime comrades will recall with amusement that as a soldier his approach was very much that of the businessman: the job had best be done as speedily and efficiently as possible. He had little time for that harmless pomp which accompanies some aspects of soldiering. It was noted that his kilt was held up by braces. He was married in 1947 and leaves his widow, Marsinah, and two sons. (Reprinted, with permission, from The Times, 1 1 th July 1987) C.V. MERRETT C.V. Merrett came up to Pembroke in 1920 with a distinguished academic record from Cheltenham Grammar School. He obtained second class honours in both Mods and Greats and, on going down in 1924, he embarked on a number of short term teaching posts until his appointment to Queen Mary's Grammar School, Walsall where he served for thirty-four years until his retirement in 1963. He was head of Classics at Queen Mary's and a scholar who was sensitive to literature and keenly interested in languages, modern as as well well as as ancient. ancient. Possessing Possessing aa high high sense senseof ofduty duty,, he maintained discipline with ease and quietude. He will be missed by the generations of former pupils, many of whom attained success in his fields of interests. C.V. Merrett was a Fellow of the Institute of Linguists and a Member of the Classical Association. He published a translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, produced Latin crosswords and contributed to Hamish Military newspapers. He wrote many poems both in English and other languages, travelled extensively and had a profound love and knowledge of the countryside which he was especially able to indulge during the years of his retirement in his native Gloucestershire.



J.F. SINCLAIR Sir Tom Hopkinson, a contemporary, tvrites: writes: — When Frank Sinclair came up to Pembroke as a scholar in 1924. it was one of the smallest Oxford colleges. There were then only the two front quads. fewer than a hundred undergraduates, and of the handful of dons not more than five or six took a perceptible part in College life. The undergraduates. however, included Bill Fulbright, later to become Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and founder of the Fulbright Fellowships: and Bernard (later Lord) Miles. one of the leading actor-managers of this century. And among the half-dozen active dons was Robin Collingwood whose reputation as a philosopher, then already high, has increased with the passage of time. Pembroke in the 1920s, however, was distinguished neither in work nor play. Our academic record was abysmal, abysmal. and rowing the only sport at which the College could claim any success. Frank Sinclair was one of a small group who set themselves to try and change the picture, at least as regards sport. Playing soccer several times for the University, tennis for his county, and captaining the College at cricket, he was soon an outstanding figure in its life. He took Honour Mods and Greats — without undue exertion as was the custom at the time — but he also read widely in English literature and was active in the College's literary societies. He also developed a taste for and interest in art. All this, however, was the surface of life. Frank's unique quality was a sweetness of disposition, a temper that was never lost, and a talent for spreading harmony among the most diverse or difficult company. Differences of race or class — which loomed far larger sixty years ago than they do now — meant nothing to him, as his colleagues in Burmah-Shell soon learned when, having taken his degree, he sailed for Calcutta in 1928. In the words of The Times obituary: "Unusually for British businessmen, he liked Bengalis and saw that early independence for India was inevitable." In India, where he was known to his many friends as `Sinbad', he did not confine himself to desk work. Having become a European member of the Bengal Legislative Assembly while still in his early thirties, Frank Sinclair was able to exercise his capacity for making friends and drawing people together over a far wider field, and this coupled with his talent for organisation and sustained hard work, proved of great value to his country during the war years. In the important position of Director of Petroleum in the Government of India, he was responsible for organising oil supplies to Allied forces fighting the Japanese, at a time when a section of Indian opinion looked on the Japanese not as enemies, but as liberators. In 1954 Sinclair was made General Manager of Burmah-Shell. In this capacity he not only worked to make the company he served and its activities acceptable to an independent India, but set himself to be of service to the nation in every way he could. While he was General Manager Burmah-Shell opened the first major oil refinery in India, which was later nationalised. He also became President of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce, was on the selection board for Indian Rhodes scholars, and was, for ten years, a Governor of the Doon School. Returning to England in 1957 after almost thirty years, he was made a director of Shell International, in which position his responsibilities extended to countries from Pakistan to Australia and Japan. In 1964, having been chosen as the first director of the Foundation of Management Education, he played a key role in the foundation of the London and Manchester Postgraduate Business Schools.



The family's connection with Pembroke was strengthened when his younger brother George came up, as a scholar, from 1931-6 (he was made an Honorary Fellow in 1986). It was further reinforced in 1959 when Frank's son, Mark, came up to read P. P. E. Frank Sinclair's life was one of outstanding achievement in the commercial field. But his real contribution lay far deeper. He understood and recognised that all human beings are united in a common brotherhood, without distinction of race or creed, status or ability. He lived in accordance with this belief, and his openness of manner and visible sincerity aroused the trust and confidence in others. During the last years of his life he suffered much ill-health, always with patience and good temper, being supported throughout by the courage and devotion of his wife Elinor, who survives him with their son and two daughters. C.S. SMITH Charles Secker Smith (known as Charles to most of his friends although his family always used the name Secker) was born in Barnsley and attended the Holgate Grammar School there. He entered Pembroke College in 1921 and after obtaining a Degree in Modern History spent all his working life in the teaching profession. On leaving University he went to Italy to teach English in a language school in Genoa and from there went on to Egypt as a teacher of English in a Government School. He returned to this country some years later and taught in a number of schools — Private, Grammar and Comprehensive — with History as his principal subject. He married in 1940 but had no family and his wife died in 1962. After retiring in 1968 he moved to Dorset and remained there until his death in January 1987. During his retirement he spent much time in reading and also retained his interest in sport, mainly cricket, football and tennis. D.E.H. WHITELEY Distinguished Pauline scholar The Rev Denys Whiteley, a distinguished New Testament scholar who was chaplain of Jesus College, Oxford, from 1947 to 1975, died on June 16. He was 72. Denys Edward Hugh Whiteley went to Pembroke College, Oxford, in 1933, from Bromsgrove School, to read Classical Honour Moderations and Litterae Humaniores before studying theology at Ripon Hall. Ordained in 1939, he spent the war years in parish work and was staff secretary for the Student Christian Movement in Birmingham from 1945-47. He then returned to Oxford, where in addition to his college appointments he held a university lectureship in theology and was a Select Preacher in 1964-65. From 1966 to 1970 he was VicePrincipal of Jesus College. He wrote extensively. Apart from numerous revisions and contributions to works written in collaboration with others, his two major books, The Theology of St Paul (1964) and his commentary on Thessalonians in the New Clarendon Bible series (1969), remain acknowledged as standard works in these fields. He was a staunch and active member of the Modern Churchmen's Union, but had a wide and sympathetic understanding of different points of view. In consequence he



was a most effective college chaplain. But it is as a patient and humane tutor that he will be especially remembered. He became a Senior Research Fellow of the college in 1975 and was elected an Emeritus Fellow on his retirement in 1981. He is survived by his second wife Joan. He also leaves two sons and a daughter by his first marriage to Muriel Sutton, who died in 1967. (Reprinted, with permission, from The Times, 2nd July 1987) The College feels a particular sense of loss at the death of Denys Whiteley. Following his highly distinguished undergraduate career he remained the loyalest of members. Both his sons, Robert (1962) and Andrew (1965), followed him to Pembroke. He himself never failed to attend the Society's Annual Dinner once it became established in Oxford and, following his retirement from Jesus, he availed himself to the full of his Senior Common Room membership, dining in regularly with his wife or other members of his family. NEWS FROM THE CLUBS JUNIOR COMMON ROOM While the disappointment of a third Thatcher election victory might bring despondency to many students, recent members of the J.C.R. will be glad to know that there are still many of Pembrokes students who campaign for many causes — and not just their own! This year the creation of the post of Women's Officer was a major step forwards. Jane Shilling was duly elected in the summer "to inform the women in College of general and specific female issues and to articulate female interests". Colleges are still totally male dominated and in a City where many attacks on students take place there is often a lack of support for female problems. The importance of this particular issue was underlined when the College itself agreed to make attack alarms available to students. Several responded to Conservative victory with active protest. The poll tax, student loans, the Alton bill, sexual harassment and discrimination against lesbians and gay men were all actively protested against. The J.C.R. is committed to supporting the Nicaraguan government against the Reagan backed guerrillas and has adopted its own Refusenik — Leonid Brailhovsky. The sporting interest this year was predominantly football: this was reflected by the adoption of Sunderland as the J.C.R. team. However Sunderland responded by dropping into division three. Always keen to spot a new star rising, Torquay United were sponsored and have responded by rising to the top of division four. It was in a wave of madness that in the summer the J.C.R. made its most ominous political decision, however, when it declared war on Christ Church in the same meeting as it adopted Lord Buckethead as honorary J.C.R. rep. So, life goes on. The J.C.R. is continuing to be a social focus although there is a noted decline in participation and the "hard core" becomes slightly smaller. Even so we continue to push for improved facilities and consideration and J.C.R. subsidiaries — the Bar, the pantry and the Arts and Ents. team have all achieved splendid things. The wave of excitement for the Event to be held on 30th April 1988 indicates that this



is a College with much to offer and many involved in their individual groups. May it long continue, and may the J. C. R. long continue to vent its feelings on the Committee, as it did a year ago mandating them to follow fashion and get that crucial short haircut done immediately. President: Treasurer: Secretary: Womens Officer: OUSU Rep: NUS Rep:

David Ramsden Simon Mills John McGrail Jane Shilling Martin Crawley Sarah Ashwin MIDDLE COMMON ROOM

The MCR continues to provide a relaxed, friendly environment for its members. Throughout 1987 our facilities were used regularly by a growing number of people. Hilary Term saw a new committee elected. This year the locals staged a comeback and two Englishmen found themselves in positions of power — a change from the previous year's all-foreign committee, headed by Jamie McLaren. One of the most hotly debated issues of the year was "The Great Computer Question" . Encouraged by our new Dean of Graduates we argued the merits of various systems for several weeks before reaching a decision. We now have a new personal computer, kindly purchased for us by the College, and hope soon to move our computing facilities into a larger room. The MCR rooms were repainted and we acquired several new items of furniture. As usual the MCR was able to field strong sports teams. Our football squad, which during Hilary Term included a Blue and several first team players, managed to reach the final round of the MCR Cuppers tournament. The final match was never played, but there is little doubt in our minds as to who would have won. The cricket team fared extremely well. Most of our opponents had difficulty coping with the talents of our American ``finds". "You just can't keep hitting the ball out of the field like that" . The team reached the Cuppers semi-finals before that tournament, too, was abandoned. A hockey team was assembled on two occasions for highly enjoyable matches against the JCR. The cycling club had its own T-shirts printed and continued its weekly Summer excursions into the Oxfordshire countryside. We are very grateful to Laura Wright for introducing aerobics to the MCR. Her three classes a week are well attended — we may soon have to find a larger venue. We worked hard during 1987 to maintain our reputation as an exciting MCR: We held parties to celebrate such diverse occasions as St. Valentine's Day and Halloween. We had joint parties and a talent night with other MCR's. Our Guest Tables and Termly Dinners were extremely popular events. The annual College Revue, traditionally organised by the MCR, followed the format of the previous year with a series of short, well-polished sketches which made for a most enjoyable evening. Altogether a fine year for the MCR. We thank all those who helped make it the great success that it was. Richard Biggs (President)

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The 1986/87 season has proven even more successful than the previous one in which we won first eleven Cuppers for the first time in over a hundred years. In Hilary Term 1987 we successfully defended that title. In the semi-final we beat SEH 5-3 with the goals coming from blues players Michael Daly and Tony Burns and then in the final we beat Exeter 1-0. The scoreline was disappointing considering the domination we had — particularly in midfield with Darren Rudkin, another blue, playing at his best. On this occasion, the scorer was Richard Sidebottom — confident after gaining his second blue — rising to score a header from a corner. We were well represented in the 1987 Varsity match, as in 1986, indicative of the talent at Pembroke recently. This year we had both the secretary of the blues, Michael Daly and the Captain, George Link, who unfortunately saw his side lose 2-1 to Cambridge. Fresher Ian Falshaw also gained a blue, but David Lee was unlucky to miss out in his last year at Oxford. Even without the blues, Pembroke had fared very well in the league games in Michaelmas term. With the restructured league system this season, the blues join us in Hilary term for the second half of the league and consequently we have a very good chance of winning the League and Cup double for the first time in Pembroke's history. The splendid achievements of the first eleven have somewhat overshadowed what was a superb season for the third eleven — winning every game in their league to gain promotion in their first season in the fourth division. They followed that with victory in the 2nd/3rd XI cuppers — beating Nuffield (who fielded a Hungarian league player) 4-0 in the final; Robin Bevan scored a hat trick. The newly formed womens team also had a success — they won the women's football cuppers. Pembroke has strongly established itself as Oxford's premier football college. I hope that future captains have such a wealth of talent to pick a side from as I have had. Peter Foulkes (Captain) ATHLETICS AND CROSS-COUNTRY Pembroke's athletic year began in February with the St. Edmund Hall Relay a road relay comprising four legs of 2.5 miles each, in which 40 teams from various colleges and universities took part. Three of Pembroke's intended quartet were ruled out by injuries or commitments to rowing, but the eventual team of Anthony Brewer, Dave Pickavance, Julian Ferraro and Mark Stables achieved a creditable 22nd place. Our next fixture was the Oxford Intercollegiate Road Relay, which also consisted of four 2.5 mile legs. Roger Price substituted for Dave Pickavance but the team was otherwise unchanged and finished an excellent 5th; undoubtedly our best result of the year. One can only reflect on what we might have achieved with the team at full strength. Illness and injury once again depleted the team for athletics cuppers in March, but we still finished fourth in a closely contested heart, behind Oriel, St. John's and Exeter, but ahead of St. Catherine's, Wadham, Lady Margaret Hall and Regent's Park. This was not enough to take us through to the final in Trinity Term, as only the top two colleges in each heat qualified, but it was a performance of which the College



can be proud. Three of our competitors won events: Tony Harris scored a predictable victory in the pole vault; Adam Dixon, returning from injury, won the 1500 metres; and Andrew Mole caused something of a surprise by winning the hammer. Hans Brugmann and Dave Sperry deserve a particular mention for their second places in the 400 metres and 3000 metres walk respectively, as does Mark Stables who finished third in a fast 3000 metres. Special congratulations must also be extended to Tony Harris and Roland Peeters, who competed in six events each; to Anthony Facchinello who took part in five; and to Darren Rudkin who had only come to watch but agreed to run in two hurdles races in borrowed kit, acquitting himself well in both! It is unfortunate that not all of our athletes can be mentioned in this short review as it was very much a team effort, involving a good deal of last minute event switching to cover for absentees! Unfortunately, this year's cross-country cuppers, held in Michaelmas Term, can only be described as a disaster. Pembroke could only field three competitors — Ian Johnston (22nd), newcomer Roger Eatwell (127th) and Rob. Evans (131st) — two short of the five required for a team. This was particularly disappointing when last year's performance is considered: twelve runners and therefore two teams, of which the first team finished 10th. A further disappointment was that no ladies competed for the College in any event during the year. Most colleges can field teams for the ladies' competitions: why can Pembroke not do so? Thus, despite some good performances, 1987 must be viewed as "the year of what might have been". Hopefully, Pembroke's athletes will avoid illness and injury in 1988, and we will realise some of our potential. Ian Johnston (Captain) BOAT CLUB The 1st Torpid trained extremely hard and were looking to do well, when disaster struck and Neil Pratt, the stroke, collapsed two days before racing began with an infected lung. Rather than taking someone from the 2nd Torpid, it was decided to bring in Miss ZaZa Horne of St. Antony's College as a substitute. The substitution was approved by the Race Committee and on the first day the crew bumped Christ Church to go third on the river. The Times printed a photograph of ZaZa in the crew as she was the first woman ever to row in the Men's 1st Division! For the next three days the crew rowed comfortably and even got to within a quarter of a length of Keble. The Men's 2nd crew were not so fortunate and ended up 10th in the 3rd Division after being penalized for obstruction on the first day. In Eights it all came right for the 1st VIII, who won their blades by bumping Balliol, Magdalen, Lincoln and Keble to go 7th in the 1st Division. The crew had been rowing together since November 1986 and was excellently supported by Libby More, David Fell, James Stewart, Keith Pailthorpe and Simon Pearce who all coached at various times during the Hilary and Summer terms. The 2nd VIII finished fourth in Division IV, having been bumped three times. On the first day they were unlucky not to catch Mansfield who had such stars as Chris Huntingdon and Donald McDonald rowing for them! The 3rd VIII dropped five places to finished 12th in Division VI, the last of the listed places!



The Captain of Boats, Simon Gruselle, distinguished himself over the summer vacation by coxing a Leander crew which won a gold medal for Britain in the Under 23 World Championships. In Christ Church Regatta two novice crews were entered; the 2nd crew were knocked out early on while the 1st crew lost to Brasenose in the final, having rowed six places in one day! The prospects for 1988 are good with a lot of interest being shown by College Members. Now all we have to do is convert the enthusiasm into good results. It was encouraging to see so much support at the boathouse during Torpids and Eights and the Friends of Pembroke College Boat Club held a very successful dinner in London in the autumn; an event which is due to become an annual occasion. The Club looks forward to the same support being shown in 1988. Thank you. George Cheveley (Captain of Boats)

FRIENDS OF PEMBROKE COLLEGE BOAT CLUB Minutes of A .G .M . of 24th April 1987. In the Chair: Mr. R.S. Chivers (President) 1. The Minutes of the 1986 A.G.M. were read by Mr. S. Gruselle and accepted. 2. The Committee of 1987 was elected:Mrs. J. Collier and Mr. R.G.C. Cheveley were respectively re-elected and elected to the Committee. 3. The Hon. Treasurer's Report was circulated and accepted. The Captain of Women's Boats, Miss R. Potter, announced that a new women's boat has been ordered from Aylings of East Molesey. 4. The Chairman asked for suggestions for a name for the women's boat. The majority were in favour of 'The Countess of Pembroke'. 5. The Chairman proposed that the subscription should be raised to ÂŁ9 p.a. for residents and to ÂŁ14 p.a. for non-residents. The motion was carried on condition that a note of the increase should be sent to all Friends. 6. Any other business. i) Mr. S. Pearce gave a summary of the proposals he made at the Committee meeting in the Hilary Term. He noted the need for more social occasions for the Friends, including a dinner in London in October and for more liaison between the Friends and College as regards training coaches. It was suggested that not only Friends but also other ex-oarsmen be invited to the dinner as well as guests, if so desired. Favour was shown for these proposals. ii) The Captain of Boats, Mr. S. Gruselle, noted the need for some more small boats for the Club, such as a four and a pair. The Meeting was concluded at 7.10 p.m. G. Cheveley (Secretary)



Report by Hon. Treasurer The income and expenditure account is shown below. The reduced profit of £ 1,248 resulted from the combination of lower income and higher expenditure. There were several reasons for this: income from subscriptions etc. fell back to £1,319 from the high figure of £1,734 recorded in 1985 while, on the expenditure side, insurance rose by nearly £200, and the Bar did much less well on a net basis. The net result is that the Boat Fund had reached £6,631 by year-end — which now leaves us perhaps little short of a new Eight. It is too early to predict the 1987 outcome. Membership, by my calculation, at about 160, has been uncomfortably static for some time. Indeed, it may even have fallen slightly in 1986. Income and Expenditure Account (rounded to nearest .C) 1986 Income Expenditure Donations and Subscriptions 1,319 Insurance 702 Tax Refund 292 Funding for Bar 500 Bar 627 Miscellaneous 135 347 Interest 2,585 Excess of income over expenditure

Bank Balance 1.1.86 Deposit with Barclays, 31.12.85 Surplus. 1986



(1985: surplus £2,146)

BOAT FUND (to nearest £) 1,026 Bank Balance 31.12.86 Debtor (College, re Bar) Deposit with Barclays, 4,357 31.12.86 1.248 £6,631

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J.H.C. Leach CHAPEL CHOIR In 1987 the Choir went from strength to strength, considerably expanding its repertoire, and increasing its activities outside College. The new system by which an organ scholar is appointed every two years has proved to be most successful, and was the source of much relief for the Senior Organ Scholar, Hugh Robson, during his final term. In July we bade farewell to Hugh with a particularly memorable rendition of Pergolesi's 'Magnificat' and Handel's 'Zadok the Priest' .



The new academic year started with the choir being invited to sing at St. Nicholas's Church, Tackley. This was a most enjoyable occasion, not least because of the unexpected and seemingly endless cascade of rose petals which descended upon the Choir during its performance of Haydn's anthem, 'The Heavens are Telling'. The second 'away match' of the term took the form of a joint Remembrance Sunday Evensong with the choir of St. Peter's College, which which the new Bishop of Oxford, the Rt. Revd. Richard Harries, was preacher. This joint venture enabled the combined choirs to tackle Purcell's eight-part anthem, 'Hear My Prayer, 0 Lord' , and another similar service to be held in Pembroke is being planned for sometime later this year. The highpoint of the year, quite fittingly, was the Carol Service. Although no crowds were to be seen camping in Chapel Quad. in eager anticipation of this event, the Chapel was, as always on this occasion, completely full. Looking back over the year I would like to pay special thanks to Terence Carter for his tireless devotion to the choir as its assistant organist; to the mothers of the choristers for their weekly choir teas; and, finally, to the Chaplain for providing the choir with an excellent dinner, and for his ever-present support. Philip Cree (Organ Scholar) CRICKET Although only seven fixtures were played in a season badly affected by rain, it was still a great achievement to lose just one game and reach the quarter-final of Cuppers. Generally the wickets we played on tended to help the bowlers and required good technique and application from batsmen. This proved to be the undoing of many strokemakers and no-one passed fifty in the entire season; but with so many allrounders in the side, we were able to compensate for this and consequently were only bowled out once. Valuable contributions were still made by David Webb at the top of the order, Tony Tabor, Mat Cumberpatch and Rob Rydon. In these circumstances it was obvious that runs could not be given away in the field and they rarely were. Almost every catch was taken, some spectacularly. Spenser Farmer and David Ramsden provided accurate and persistent bowling while Rob Rydon and lain Henderson often bowled very quickly without achieving the results they deserved. Many of the wickets fell to the left arm spin of Chris Riley who took over 20 wickets in the season. He often spun the ball prodigiously and batsmen rarely looked comfortable against him. Finally congratulations to lain Henderson on winning a Blue at the first attempt and my thanks to everyone who made it such an enjoyable season. Charles Rix (Captain) DARTS Pembroke darts team continued their form of past years in an excellent season which saw them remain league champions for the third successive year, and regain the Cuppers trophy in an emphatic 7-1 victory over Wadham. In Cuppers pairs Simon Smales and Graham Cox reached the final only to be beaten by a pairing from Worcester. The second team also did well finishing second in their league, thwarted by a defeat at Lincoln. At University level, Darren Rudkin, the Captain, Rick Simpson



and myself were selected for the Varsity match at Cambridge, which we unfortunately lost, and Simon Smales, Rod Smith and Keith Wilson played at other times during the build up. This year the loss of Darren, Rod and Graham has not been as telling as was expected, mainly owing to the experience of Chris Riley, Andy Pitt and Steve Dickinson called up from the seconds. At present the team is playing well and hopefully we can continue in the Pembroke tradition. Looking back, though, highlights of last year must be the Cuppers win clinched by a maximum, 180, from Mick Daly and the frequent after match celebration curries at the Indian Garden Restaurant. Tony Harris (Captain) HOCKEY Although Pembroke hockey has not had an outstanding year it has been an enjoyable and often memorable one. Last season began with Cuppers where we did surprisingly well, losing narrowly to Keble, possibly the University's premier hockey team, in the semi finals. The next term brought us a mixed set of results in the Men's League, where we won three games and lost three games in the 2nd Division, thus avoiding promotion or demotion, neither of which we particularly looked forward to. The year's hockey as a whole was characterised by some good moves, but few goals, at least few in our favour. Consistency Consistency came came mostly mostly from from our our M M.C.R. .C.R. players, in particular Richard Biggs and Mike Busby, although everyone had their inspired games. The last term has been different from the previous two in one important area. At last we have begun to score goals and not simply make and then squander chances. The team has remained mostly unchanged and all last year's players have managed to make at least some games. However a notable newcomer has arrived in the form of Steve Chua, who has been instrumental in our new found success. Our "success" unfortunately last term was mainly limited to friendly fixtures, and it was noticably absent in Cuppers, where a missed penalty flick would have given us the game. Instead we lost 2-1 to Exeter in extra time after dominating most of the match. The only other serious games after Cuppers were mixed hockey which suffered badly from the weather, and of course the grudge J .C.R. —M .0 .R. match, in which the J.C.R. savaged the older and rather `past-it' members of College 4-3. 1988 opened with the League and hopefully if we do not lose too many people to Mods and finals we will do well. I would like to thank Neil Maidment both for his total commitment in goal and his work as last year's secretary, Charlie Rix, last year's captain and foremost penaltyflicker, and Mike Coleman for his efforts as this year's secretary. John Stopford (Captain)



With a third of the College as members, the Music Society is now the largest Society in College and is certainly making its mark, presenting weekly recitals and a major concert every term. Unfortunately, we have lost several very able musicians this year, such as our organ scholar, Hugh Robson, whose final concert included Handel's organ concerto in F. However, we have also gained a large number of talented freshers who have enabled us to restart the Pembroke College Orchestra and form numerous ensembles, including wind quintets, string quartets and the Pembroke singers. Yet the emphasis has been as much on the appreciation of music as on participation and the Society has attracted many people who would never normally think of themselves as musicians, with the highpoint of the social calendar being the Annual Dinner. We have tried to cater for every taste with music ranging from Mozart to jazz and hope to explore an even wider range in the future. Committee: Yang Wen Ooi Sarah Walter: President Richard Hill Dr. S. Bradbury: Hon. Vice President Helena Stoward Secretary: Peter Lewis Philip Cree Treasurer: PEMBROKE COLLEGE SOCIETY The Pembroke College Society (students) exists to provide a forum for speakers on a wide range of subjects ranging from the extremely topical to the rather exotic. The atmosphere is fairly informal with the provision of free wine encouraging relaxed discussion. It is open to all students of the College, having been formed as an amalgamation of the individual subject societies which existed hitherto. The year 1987 was very successful with several well-attended meetings taking place. There were particularly good audiences for two old Pembrokians, Julian Critchley M.P., who visited us in the summer on the very day that the election was announced and who gave us some witty, enlightening and sometimes irreverent insights into what really happens in Westminster and particularly into the role of a distinguished non-Thatcherite backbencher. Lord Bernard Miles both informed and amused us with his talk about the non-performing aspects of the theatre and enjoined us all to make the most of our abilities. We hard from Mrs. Edwina Bicker about the work of the organisation of which she is President, the U.K. Federation of Business and Professional Womens and the last speaker of the year was Fred Jarvis, the General Secretary of the NUT, speaking, it must be said, to a sympathetic audience on "The Battle Against Baker". He explained why and how his Union was opposing the Government's Education Reform Bill and stimulated a lively discussion on education and Trade Unionism. My thanks to Neil Ghani, the Treasurer, and Amanda Gosling, the Secretary, for their help and support and to all those who came to the meetings. May I wish John Stopford, Emma Caseley and Ravi Sampanthar success in the forthcoming year. Magdalen Case (President)



RUGBY FOOTBALL At the start of the year, the rugby team made an early exit from Cuppers, losing to a good Wadham side in the first round. This left us free to concentrate on the more `social' side of the game, which was pursued with much relish. The start of the new league season saw an influx of enthusiastic freshers, but once again we lacked players in 'key' positions. This was worsened by injuries to a number of senior players, which had the captain running for his dictionary to find out exactly what a 'prolapsed disc' was, and how long a `dystrophied 'dystrophied hamstring' would keep someone from playing. Despite all these problems, we won our first game against Trinity. This was followed by a series of defeats, mostly narrow, until our final match of the term. In an epic encounter against St. Catherine's College, Pembroke needed to win to stay up in the second division: the same held true for the opposition and a tense and exciting game followed. Pembroke eventually won by the narrowest of margins, 14-12, thanks to a try from Charlie Rix. The outstanding team spirit on the day was reflected in the celebrations afterwards, and so we look forward to more success next term. Thanks must go to Richard Matthews who has helped with much of the organization despite being injured, and to the Chaplain for his support whatever the weather. Simon Smales (Captain) TENNIS The success of the Pembroke tennis team failed to live up to my high expectations at the start of the season. We stayed in our division in the League with victories over Hertford and Trinity, but close defeats by Christ Church and St. Edmund Hall foiled our chances of promotion. In Cuppers we came up against a strong Oriel side after receiving a walkover in the first round. Unfortunately work pressure and other commitments meant that our best side was not fielded and we were defeated. This was a shame as our strongest team would have probably come away victorious. May I take this opportunity to thank all the team members who turned out so willingly, especially our brave third pair. Team Members: David Finegold, Jamie McLaren, Danny Cappalletti, Richard Gilkes, Ali Maule and myself. James Anderson (Captain) WOMEN'S HOCKEY Although there was plenty of potential in the women's hockey team in the 1986-87 season, most team members had other commitments as well as hockey, and consequently matches were lost owing to lack of players. However, we were still unlucky not to reach Cuppers finals. St. Edmund Hall just just managed managed to to beat beat us us 1-0 I-0 in our last match to take our place. In Michaelmas Term 1987, a number of talented first years joined the team, and there were several good performances. Hopefully next term we shall see some more good wins so that we can clinch a place in Cuppers finals.



My thanks go to Sarah Kissack for the organisation of matches, and also for her enthusiasm in recruiting new players.

Claire Ellis WOMEN'S ROWING For the most part 1987 was a successful year for Women's Rowing at Pembroke with much achieved both by College crews and by individuals. There was a great deal of optimism in the 1st Torpid in Hilary Term. Despite the presence of four novices in the boat, there was a lot of potential, and through the hard work of the crew and coach, Tim Waters, good progress was made. However, disaster struck a week before Torpids, with injuries to two crew members. Jim Humphries and Sarah Kissack kindly came into the boat, and the crew battled through Torpids slipping two places, although some inspired steering by their cox, Gordon Buxton, prevented Keble from bringing his tally of received bumps to three. The 2nd Torpid, however, managed to gain five bumps, with most of these coming before Donnington Bridge. Unfortunately, they were not entitled to blades because they were bumped on one day. Eights was a different story. We were lucky enough to welcome three blues back into the 1st crew — Annabel Eyres, Libby More and Ruth Potter. Unfortunately for us, Annabel was only able to row on one day in Eights week, since she had commitments with the National Squad. However Alison Porter kindly stepped in to help. The first crew rose from tenth to eight in the first division bumping Corpus and St. Hugh's II on their way. The second crew also distinguished themselves this summer by winning the Women's VIII' VIII'ss event event of of Oriel Oriel Regatta Regatta in a closely contested final. Congratulations must go to Annabel Eyres and Libby More, who won their blues this year in the University Women's Boat. Ruth Potter coxed the University second crew, Osiris. Annabel Eyres went on to row for Great Britain in many international regattas. She is still training with the National Squad and will, we hope, represent Britain at the forthcoming Olympics. After Eights week, Charlotte Hurley was selected to row for Windrush. Ruth Potter is now training with the University Women's Boat, so good luck to her. The future also bodes well for next year's College crews. The generosity of the Friends of the Boat Club has made it possible to purchase a new Aylings, which has of Pembroke" Pembroke".. Our been named "Countess of Our thanks to the Friends for their kindness. newboat boatwill willhelp help bring bring success success to to next next year's year's crews, who, Hopefully the• the new strengthened by the arrival of a number of talented novices, have the potential to do very well. Ruth Potter Claire Ellis THE TEASEL CLUB Many of you will remember the Teasel Club, which was the official dining club of the College for many years. Indeed it was one of the earliest college dining clubs formed in the entire University. You may also be aware that it had a somewhat inter-



mittent history and has only recently been revived. The Teasel was rejuvenated in 1978, enjoyed a period of some four to five years, and then succumbed, once again, to the ravages of time. A few members from that era have got together with the intention of holding various functions both in London and also in College, thereby maintaining the Teasel's reputation as one of the University's oldest dining institutions. The records of the Teasel are, however, sadly deficient except for its last period of animation. Accordingly we are interested in hearing from past members who would like to be involved in this venture. If response is sufficient, we are hoping to hold an inaugural meeting of the rejuvenated Teasel Society in College this December. We look forward to hearing from you. Please write to the Secretary: Marc Wentworth, 106 Chatsworth Court, Pembroke Road, London, W8 6DL Members wishing to purchase a Club bow tie should contact Richard HopkinsonWoolley, Pembroke College, Oxford.

NEWS OF OUR MEMBERS The Editors of the Record wish to thank those members who have been kind enough to supply them with the items which are given below. They would GREATLY WELCOME OTHERS FOR INCLUSION IN THE NEXT ISSUE, and hope that Members will send them in, using the form inserted in these pages. Some eight hundred members have to date returned their completed forms for the new edition College Directory to be published in the near future. So variable has been the information thus provided that it will be possible only to publish the barest minimum of its details. In an attempt to bring some of this information to the wider world the Editors of the Record have included a large number of extra items in the 'News of our Members' section and will hope to complete this process in the following issue. M.J. ABRINES (1977) joined the RAMC in February 1985 and spent two years as RMO to the 1st and 3rd Battalion, The Light Infantry, encountering J.W. HALL (1980) in the former and A.C. HOMAN (1977) in the latter. Having served in the Falklands, Germany, Canada and Northern Ireland he is currently enjoying General Practice in an international setting at Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers Europe in Belgium. He married Dr. Jane Western in May on which occasion his best man was P. C . HAYWARD (1977). P.G.M. ADAMS (1976) writes "Since 1981 I and my wife, Anne (formerly a physiotherapist at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre) have worked with Youth With a Mission, an International Christian Mission, most of that time as a Research Office, but with some involvement in the tuition of children of mission staff. I am now developing my interest in contemporary thought and philosophy while studying parttime for an MSc. in History and Philosophy of Science at University College, London". After gaining a post-graduate certificate in Education at Queen's University, Belfast, and teaching for a year at Grosvenor High School there, E.R. ALLEN (1982) has taken up a post in the Classics Department of Methodist College, Belfast.



R.E. ALLEN (1972) is Head of History at Malvern College and is always delighted to hear of news of old Pembroke friends. Following two and a half years as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, G.P. ALLAWAY (1973) is studying viruses of medical importance at the National Institutes of Health in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. He has been married since April 1986 and his wife, Susan, is completing a Ph.D. at the National Cancer Institute. A.J. A .J.ALLOTT ALLOTT (1974), (1974), who who has has been been teaching teaching Biology Biology and Agricultural Science at Kent College, Canterbury, since 1978, married Alison Stanier in September. Having joined the publishers, Hodder and Stoughton, as a graduate trainee in 1980, T.J.L.F. ANDERSON (1977) is now Senior Editor in their Religious Books Department. J.L. BADARACCO (1971) is an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School. Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant, N.C. BAILEY (1980) is now a Management Consultant specialising in systems design with Arthur Andersen & Co. He is a member of the congregation at Christ Church, Highbury. G.S. BAIN (1963) is Chairman of the School of Industrial and Business Studies at the University of Warwick. J.J. BAKER (1961) who is a solicitor specialising in Town and Country Planning Law, has been Secretary of Sevenoaks District since 1979. For twenty five years T.A. BARDEN (1945) has been a partner in the Bedford Solicitors, Sharman and Trethewy who recently celebrated the 175th anniversary of their foundation. He is looking forward to retirement to devote more time to other interests which include the physically handicapped — he is Chairman of the Bedfordshire Cheshire Home Management Committee — and rugby — he is Secretary of the Bedford R.U.F.C. Social Club. C.A. BARKER (nee UDALL) and her husband, Sean, are the proud parents of Dominic John, who was born on 26th September in good time for his mother to attend registration for her Ph.D. at Heythrop College. E.R. BARNES (1955) has left Hessle, which he describes as 'the first parish in the Northern Province, since half the Humber Bridge is in it', and returned to Oxford as Principal of St. Stephen's House. S.P.S. BARTER (1976) is working with the Thames Valley Police as a uniformed Sergeant in Slough. Following the award of the MBA degree from Manchester Business School New York University, N.P. BATTERSBY (1978) is working in Business development with the Dowty Group in Cheltenham. J.S. BAYLISS (1979) is currently working on applied research projects in the area of Artificial Intelligence software. B. W. BEAN BEAN (1910), (1910), who who celebrated celebrated his his ninety-eighth birthday in October, is, in the B.W. opinion of the Editors, the oldest living member of the College. He served as an Educational Missionary with C.M.S. from 1912 until 1952 and was the Rector of Somerleyton until retiring at the age of eighty. E.A. BEAN (1945) is a Director of Panasonic U.K. Limited J.F.H. BECKETT (1955) has worked in Zimbabwe with Africa Evangelical Fellowship, an inter-denominational missionary society, since 1963. He is currently the Society's Field Director and is also engaged in Bible translation work.



D.N. BEEVOR (1960) is working for Charterhouse Bank, the merchant banking subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Scotland. L.J. BEILIN (1970) is Professor of Medicine at the University of Western Australia in Perth. B.H. BENNETT (1964) the Editor and author of many studies in Australian literature and English in education, is Associate Professor of English at the University of Western Australia. Having spent two years teaching French and German at a British comprehensive school, R.A. BERHOLTZ (nee CHILDS) (1984) has taken up a post as a language instructor at Yale University. A member of the staff of Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School since 1962, M.P. BERRY (1957) is currently Head of Sixth Form Science. A.R. BLACKWELL (1976) is a Senior Manager with the accounting firm, Price Waterhouse, in Leeds. P.A. BLAINE (1963) is Chief Designer (Optical Systems) in the Optical Technology Department at Bristol Aerospace, Stevenage. He is the Education Spokesman for the Alliance Group on Bedfordshire County Council. S.N. BLAKEMORE (1969) is teaching English and Communication Studies at St. Philip's Sixth Form College, Birmingham. M.A. BLUNDELL (1977) is one of a team of four running the London Office of CRT Europe Inc., a Chicago based firm. His first son, John Mark Christopher, was born in July. G.P. BOLWELL (1976) is a Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology at the City of London Polytechnic. R.P. BOOTHROYD (1976) is a financial accountant at ICI's Hillhouse site. G.H. BOTHAMLEY (1974) is researching into the immunology of tuberculosis with the Medical Research Council's Unit at the Hammersmith Hospital. H. C . BOWEN (1958) is the Software Manager of external contracts for Rediffusion Radio at Leatherhead. J.G. BOWEN (1948) is a novelist, playwright, television playwright and producer. R.J. BRADNUM (1959) is Vicar of Mixenden, Halifax. D.F. BREWER (1943) has been Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Sussex since 1965. K.G. BRIDGEMAN (1972) has been at St. Albans School since 1980 teaching Physics and latterly Craft, Design and Technology, currently as Head of Department. F.W. BRIDGER (1970) was elected to the Broxtowe Borough Council in May and was subsequently also elected as Leader of the Alliance Group. M.J. BRIGGS (1966) is Chairman and Chief Executive of the Harrison Agency, an advertising agency which is a member of McCann-Erickson Worldwide and is owned by the Interpublic Group. P.M. BROAD (1980) received his Ph.D. from London University in October. T.A. BROGAN (1980) is Head of the Religious Studies Department at Prince Henry's High School, Evesham. G.A. BROOKER (1957) has been a University Lecturer in the Clarendon Laboratory and an Official Fellow and Tutor of Wadham College since 1970. T.J. BUFFIN (1948) is a Consultant ENT Surgeon and Medical Audiologist at



Sheffield Children's Hospital and Royal Hallamshire Hospital. He is Head of the Department of ENT Surgery and Medical Audiology in the Medical Faculty of Sheffield University. C.P.W. BULLER (1978) has been teaching at Oakley Hall, Cirencester since 1983. Having retired from the Royal Medical Corps with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, A .J.S. .J .S.BURGE BURGE(1957) (1957) has has been been an an ENT ENT Consultant Consultant at at the Matilda Hospital, Hong Kong since 1979. A self-confessed 'fanatical yachtsman', he has represented Hong Kong in the Southern Cross Yachting Series in 1981, '83 and '85. P.D. BURGE (1965) has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, since 1986. R.A.D. BURGESS (1973) is working for the COBA Group, a small firm of strategic management consultants. M.J. BURR (1971) who is now a Barrister, writes "I still keep my philology going and read a paper on legal punctuation at the Henry Sweet Society Colloquium in Oxford in September 1986. I am composing (and performing) chamber oratorios on the lives of Anglo-Saxon Saints at the rate of one per annum — a far cry from Frivoletto!" Frivoleuo!" D.R. BURTON (1966) is working working as as aa civilian. civilian Senior Senior English Language teacher in the Sultan of Oman's Air Force. M. BURTON-BROWN (1952) has been Headmaster of Edgeborough School, Frensham since 1971. G.L.C. BUTLER (1938) who retired in 1979 after a career teaching classics in a number of different public and preparatory schools, kindly wrote to the Secretary of the Boat Club, offering to present a piece of material for its archives, in the following terms "I "1 write write as as one one who who once once held held the the unique position in 1942 of sole member, and acting President cum Secretary, of Pembroke Boat Club. I was then bullied by H.L. Drake, Senior Tutor and Treasurer of P.B.C. to update the Club's Notes in the venerable book — now undoubtedly replaced. I have in my possession, and treasured by me for many years, what must be a unique photograph of the combined crews of Christ Church, B.N.C. and Pembroke — namely myself — taken after this crew was Head of River in wartime Eights 1942 — an official Group photo taken and illuminated by Gillman and Soame in Tom Quad." After many years as Head of English at Rock Ferry High School, Birkenhead, A.K. A .K. BUTTERWORTH BUTTERWORTH (1955) (1955) has has taken taken early early retirement from teaching. He and his wife have moved to Preston-under-Scar in the Yorkshire Dales where they plan to supplement their retirement pensions by taking in bed and breakfast guests. B.F. CAIRNS (1949) has been Principal of Maryland College, Woburn since 1969. In 1976 he was made an Honorary Master of Arts of the Open University for services to adult education. A.J. A .J. CAMERON CAMERON (1943) (1943) has has been been running running safaris safaris in East Africa since 1968. N.C.G. CAMPBELL (1966) has taught with the Manchester Business School since 1980. In April H.D. CANNING (1972) took up a post as a feature writer and Classical Music Critic on The Guardian. For the past seven years J.A. CANNING (1962) has been Head of the Sixth Form and Deputy Headmaster at All Saints' High School, Huddersfield. R.A.R. CARR (1964) writes 'After several years working for Clarks Ltd. (shoes) in Street, Somerset, I am now with a market research agency in Birmingham.



Specialising in the drinks trade, my main activities are concerned with P.C. development, special analysis and data communications'. I. M.CARRINGTON CARRINGTON (1977) (1977) writes writes 'After 'After one one year year as as an an investment analyst with I.M. Norwich Union, I trained as a Chartered Accountant with Thornton Baker, qualifying in 1984. The same year I joined Thomson McLintock, who have recently merged with Peat Marwick Mitchell to become Peat Marwick McLintock.' R.D. CARSWELL (1952), Judge of the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland since 1984, has been Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the University of Ulster since the same year. E.J. CARTER (1970) writes 'After graduating I worked as a Land Use Volunteer in Sheffield for six months, teaching mentally handicapped adults how to grow plants. I then spent six months in Kenya, working on a nitrogen-fixing tree project for the National Academy of Sciences (Washington), based at the University of Nairobi. From January 1984—January 1986 I was a VSO in Sri Lanka, working as a Forest Officer in Nuwara Eliya district. After a holiday in Nepal, I travelled to Australia, and was employed at the Tree Seed Centre, CSIRO Division of Forest Research for seven months. The jobs entailed the collection and processing of Australian tree seed, and enabled me to travel quite widely within Australia. In the course of work I returned to Britain via Nepal (where I stayed for three months) arriving back in February 1987'. P.B. CARVOSSO (1970) is a specialist executive selection consultant, currently in consultancy with Peat Marwick McLintock. CASSWELL(1921). (1921).Having Having rowed rowed for for the first 1925 was a memorable memorable year yearfor forT.I. T CARSWELL eight for three years he was Captain of Boats. He was also President of the Johnson Society and Steward of the Teasel Club. He took a first in Law that summer in recognition of which he writes, 'I was awarded £5 which I devoted to 50 volumes of Everyman' Everyman'.. He He retired retired as as Senior Senior Land Land Registrar Registrar in 1967 and twenty years later was persuaded by the College to take his M.A. 'in absentia'. He wonders if 66 years after matriculation is a record. J.T. J. T. CATLOW CATLOW (1961) (1961) has has just just completed completed twenty twenty years with Pfizer, most of which speiit in the Research Division as a computer specialist. were spent P.C. CHAMBERLAIN (1963) after a career in various academic posts, joined Allied Colloids in 1980 where he is currently Technical Manager of the Agricultural Division, responsible for development of new agricultural products. B.J. CHANDLER (1973) joined Mars Group Services in 1982 and is at present Technical Consultant on Acumen, division support system software. His first son, Thomas, was born in March. M.J.B. CHARE (1963) is a Consultant Surgeon with the West Glamorgan Area Health Authority in Neath. M.G. CHASE (1960) a Chartered Accountant, is working for the Goldsmiths' Company in the City of London. A. CHATZOPOULOS (1979) is Keeper of Manuscripts and Facsimiles in the National Library of Greece. C.A. CLARK (1958) is Head of the Finance Branch of the Department of Education and Science. Having submitted her Ph.D. thesis on song learning in zebra finches at St. Andrews' University, N.S. CLAYTON (1981) has taken up a two year NATO post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Breiefeld in West Germany.



Since 1980 O.C. CLEAVER (1975) has been in advertising, working on accounts such as Guiness, American Express and Philips. In February R. CLEMENTS (1969) took up the post of Consultant Radiologist with particular responsibility for C.T. scanning with Gwent Health Authority in Newport. T.A. COCKITT (1978) has been working as a computer programmer for Manchester City Council since 1985. He and his wife, Lynne, are involved with their local Parish Church and such third world agencies as Oxford and Traidcraft. A. COHEN (1944) is Reader in Virology at University College, London. S. COKE (1953) is Professor of International Business and Head of Department, Business Studies, Edinburgh University. D.R. COLES (1945) is a writer/producer/director in a private television company which was formerly the Media Centre of Toronto University. A.R. COLLIER (1966) has been Head of Languages at Bitterne Park School, Southampton since 1978. H.G. COLLINS (1971) has been the Stallybrass Fellow. and Tutor in Law at Brasenose College since 1976. His most recent publication, Law of Contract, appeared in 1986. In February, A.C. CONNELL (1973), a medicinal chemist with Beecham Pharmaceuticals, began training to become a Patent Agent with the same firm. Having retired from the Civil Service as Permanent Under Secretary of State of the Ministry of Defence in 1982, F. COOPER (1946) is currently a Director of N.M. Rothschild and of Morgan Crucible. He is Chairman of United Scientific Holdings and of High Integrity Systems and Deputy Chairman of Babcock International PLC. In addition to his business commitments, he is a governor of King's College, London and Chairman of King's College Medical and Dental School, Deputy Chairman of the Governing Body of Imperial College of Science and Technology, Chairman of the Governors of Cranbrook Street and Chairman of the Liddell Hart Trustees. D.H. COPE-THOMPSON (1958) is Chairman and Managing Director of M.S.L. Packaging Ltd. I.D. CORMACK (1966), who has been with Citibank snce 1969, is currently head of the Financial Institutions Group. He is also on the Council of APACS and the board of CEDEL, Luxembourg. D.P. CORRIDAN (1975) is a Financial Market Trader with Cargill Inc. in Minneapolis but will be returning to London in 1988. Married to Caryl Elizabeth Coupland in 1984, their first child, Patrick Michael, was born in December 1986. R.V. COVILL (1954) is a Barrister and Commercial Director of Davy McKee (Poole) Ltd. R.J. COWIE (1975) has been a lecturer in Zoology at University College, Cardiff since 1979, -A.J. COX (1931), who has been a member of the Community of the Resurrection since 1963, joined the Johannesburg branch house of the Community in December 1986. C.B. CRAIG (1959) is Deputy Head of the Industrial Property Department of Fisons P.L.C. He is a Chartered Patent Agent and European Patent Attorney. Having qualified as an ACA and having spent six months with Price Waterhouse in Brussels, J.R. CRAWFORD (1976) moved to Sydney in 1984 where he continues to



work with the same firm specializing in the audit of books and financial services institutions. R.W.K. CRAWFORD (1946) is Deputy Director of the Imperial War Museum. N.G. CRISPIN (1962) has been teaching English at Longdean School, Hemel Hampstead since 1979. At the General Election J.M.G. CRITCHLEY (1951) was once more returned as the Member of Parliament for Aldershot. P.E. CROWTER (1955) writes "I took early retirement as a full time teacher in April 1986 (though I still enjoy some private coaching, do occasional supply teaching and a little voluntary work with mentally-handicapped). I was formerly Head of Lower School at Altwood School, Maidenhead. My last post was as an Assistant to the Humanities Adviser for Berkshire (1984-6 — after Slough High School was closed down and amalgamated with the Boys' Grammar School). I also spent a year (1983-4) as a very 'mature' student at Reading University (doing a course on Counselling — fun to join the Students Union at the age of 47!)" J.M. CRUICKSHANK (1958) who still practices Cardiology at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, is Cardiovascular Consultant to ICI. In cooperation with Professor Prichard of University College Hospital, London, he has recently completed a text book, Beta-Blockers in Clinical Practice. R.C. CUDMORE (1963) who is on the staff of Madang Teachers College in Papua New Guinea, was awarded an M.A. in Applied Linguistics by the University of Essex in June 1985. I.C. CUTHILL (1982) is a Junior Research Fellow at Brasenose College and a Demonstrator in the Department of Zoology. J.D. DAVIDSON (1976), Chairman of the National Taxpayers Union in Washington, has recently collaborated with William Rees-Mogg to publish Blood in the Streets: Investment Profits in a World Gone Mad. D. F. EVANS (1962) is Head of Physics at Varndean Sixth Form College, Brighton. R.L. FELIX (1962), who has been reappointed to the James P. Mozingo Chair of Legal Research at the University of South Carolina Law School, Columbia, is currently President of the South Carolina Fulbright Alumni Association. In collaboration with R. Leflar and L. McDougal, he is the author of American Conflicts Law, the fourth edition which appeared in 1986. In October, J.A. FENNELL (1976) was appointed Assistant Director of Action with Communities in Rural England, a newly established charity which aims to improve the social and economic life of people living and working in rural England and Wales. D.J. FISHER (1970), who has been teaching at the British Council in Jakarta since 1984, is currently studying for an M.A. in Applied English Linguistics at Birmingham University. After five years teaching at Marlborough College, P. T . FRASER (1978) is Head of Physics at Bradfield College. E.M. FURGOL (1977) has returned to the United States to join the staff of the Navy Museum, Washington. He has submitted to the publishers, A Regimental History of Covenanting Armies 1639-1651. M. GONZALEZ (1985) writes "After graduating with a B.S. from Cornell University, I have accepted a Kennedy Fellowship at Harvard University where I will



pursue a Master's in public policy and business. I would be glad to entertain any Members who find themselves in Boston". C.P. HARRISON (1969) and his wife, Carol, are the proud parents of twin sons, George Timothy and Joseph Francis, born on the penultimate day of the year. R.A. HAWARI (1960) writes "After Oxford, and teaching at Damascus University, I completed my Ph.D. in English Literature at London. William Thackeray was my main subject. My other interests had included the Oriental/Arabian background of English literature in 18th and 19th Century England. "During the last 22 years I have been at the College of Arts, King Saud University, Riyad, Saudi Arabia. I held several posts. I was, among other things, Head of the Department of English Language and Literature and Supervisor of Student Advising, Registration and Academic Curricula, in addition to several headships and memberships of university, college and departmental bodies and committees. "I have published more than a dozen articles in my fields of specialization. I am at present, completing the manuscript of a book entitled Thackeray in the Levant. I am also working on a research project: 'A Bibliographical Survey (with introductory, commentaries and descriptive notes) of the Arabian Originals and Heritage Translated and Utilized in the English, German and French Literatures of 18 and 19th Century Europe. " Europe." A.1.HOOKER HOOKER(1966) (1966)isisteaching teachingmathematics mathematics at at Eastbourne Eastbourne Sixth Sixth Form College. AI. W.H.S. HORLOCK (1935), who has been Deputy for the Ward of Farringdon Within all the Court of Common Council of the City of London since 1978, is currently Chairman of the Police Committee. In July he Chaired the Corporation of London's Reception Committee for the visit of the King of Morocco, and was created a Commander Du Wissam Alouite of Morocco. G. HOWARD (1946) has a new book, Paris: the Essential City, due for publication by David and Charles in March; it will appear in New York later in the year. One of his earliest books, A Guide to Good English in the 1980s is being published in Finland, having already appeared in Sweden, Japan and Hong Kong. Having qualified as a solicitor and pursued the profession for three years, S.J. HUNT (1978) has begun training for the ordained ministry at St. John's College, Nottingham. In July he became engaged to Margaret Wray and they plan to marry this summer. Having been an Under Secretary in the Cabinet Office from 1984 to 1986, D.E.J. JAGO (1958) has left the Civil Service to become the Communar of Chichester Cathedral. Members may recall that the 1980 issue of the Record contained a report of a highly successful expedition to Papua New Guinea by three Pembroke undergraduates in search of Ant-Plants. They will be interested to hear the following evidence of continuing interest from from one one of of the the trio, trio, M.H M.H.P. . P.JEBB JEBB (1977) (1977) who, who, since since obtaining his PhD., has spent as much time as possible in Papua New Guinea. He recently returned briefly to marry Serena Stanley, but was then back in pursuit of the Ant-Plants. D.C. JOHNSTON (1973) has been Assistant Professor of Political Science at Columbia University since 1986. A.T. A .T. JONES JONES (1969), (1969), who who is is at at the the Institut fur ftir Historische Historische Ethnologie, J.W. GoetheUniversitat, Frankfurt, will be publishing Habilitation, a work on African history and ethnology during this coming year.



A.G. KENT (1975) has been appointed Project Leader in the Research and Development Department at BP Chemicals Ltd., Saltend, Hull. J. KIM (1974) has returned to Seoul from his three year assignment at the political section of the Korean Embassy in Washington. He and his wife have three sons and one daughter who are all in primary school. B.A.C. KIRK-DUNCAN (1936) has been appointed the Honorary Archdeacon of Guinea in West Africa. P. LE PELLEY (1950), who has been a partner in the Nairobi law firm, Hamilton, Harrison and Mathews since 1970, has recently become a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. A.K. McKINLAY (1953) writes "Thirteen years in Oxford were followed by a year at Yale, then eight years in London before migrating to Australia where I am in Private Practice as an X-ray Specialist. "My wife (Mary Dodds Th.C. , J.P. from Tasmania) and I have become Opera addicts and love our relaxed seaside lifestyle, though we still dream of a return to Oxford". V. MALCOLM (1968) writes "I am now in charge of Modern Languages at Fitton Technical College, Bristol. We teach 'A' level French, German and Spanish, BTEC French, IOL Spanish and French, provide Adult Evening classes in French, German, Spanish, Russian and Italian, and a similar service for local industries such as British Aerospace and Rolls Royce. "My wife Hilary teaches singing, French and English and performs semiprofessionally in opera, Oratorio, and Lieder recitals as a soprano soloist. We have two children — Helena, two — and Nicholas, four". After nine happy years teaching English at comprehensive schools in Oxford and Newbury, M.W. MARLOW (1972) took up a post at the Mary Hare Grammar School for the Deaf. Having qualified as a teacher of the deaf in June, he has become Head of Senior English at the school which successfully relies on the oral/aural method of teaching. G. MILLAR (1962), who has been Chairman of GRI Electronics PLC since 1984, is also a Director of MTJ Holdings PLC and Sempernova PLC. After spending ten years with Guinness Mahon and Co. , D.A. MILNE (1971) is the Director in Charge of the Capital Markets Division of British and Commonwealth Merchant Bank, the new marchant banking subsidiary of British and Commonwealth Group PLC. Having complete a five year attachment with the Church Army, C. MOPPETT (1955) has moved to Ely where he is involved with the newly opened Christian bookshop near the Market Place and also with the Option 3 Developments Scheme which aims at creating up to ten permanent jobs in the area. Yet another all Pembroke marriage, that of P.F. MOROZ (1981) and J.M. WILLIAMSON (1982) took place in September at which A.M. WHITNEY (1982) was a bridesmaid and the groom's brother, J. MOROZ (1974) was best man. In January A. MOTTERSHEAD (1976) was appointed Head of English at Habergham High School/Burnley Sixth Form Centre, Burnley. Having worked for the Church of England's Board of Mission and Unity for eight years J.B. NIGHTINGALE (1980), has been appointed Mission Adviser to the Diocese of Coventry.



R.M.H. NORTHERN (nee BARRETT) (1980), who is a farmer's wife, is also the mother of Jonathan Henry, born in May 1986. R. PHILLIPS (1973) writes "After leaving Pembroke in 1975 I took up a lectureship in History at the University of Auckland, N. Z . (1976-1983). During part of 1983 I was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, and later in 1983 I took a position at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. Currently I am an AssociateProfessor of History at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario. My D.Phil. thesis on divorce during the French Revolution was revised, and published by Oxford U.P. in 1980. Following this theme, I published a book on divorce in New Zealand (Oxford U.P. 1981) and have just completed a general history of divorce in Western society, to be published in 1988 by Cambridge U. P. " . G. RAISMAN (1957), who has been Head of the Laboratory of Neurobiology at the National Institute for Medical Research since 1974 has also been appointed Scientific Director of the Norman and Sadie Lee Research Centre. In July R.G. RALPH (1970) was ordained Deacon at Chichester Cathedral. He will serve in the parish of Christ Church, St. Leonards-a-Sea whilst continuing his secular work in London. R.D. REES (1982) is working with the Unilever subsidiary, Birds Eye Walls, as a Brand Manger in their Marketing Department at Walton-on-Thames. H.M. REID (1981) studied for the ministry of the Scottish Episcopal Church at the Episcopal Theoldgical College, Edinburgh and at New College, Edinburgh University and is now serving as Assistant Priest in the Parish of St. John, the Evangelist, Greenock. P. F. RICKETTS (1971) and his wife, Suzanne, were delighted to announce the birth of Caroline Marina Louise in March. Having taught English at Stonyhurst from 1969 to 1986 G. L. ROBERTS (1968) is Director of Studies at St. John's Preparatory School in London. In 1987 he edited Hopkins, the Critical Heritage (Routledge) and in 1988 Macmillan are to publish his Commentary on Poems of Edward Thomas. M.R. ROCHELLE (1971) writes "I'm pleased to announce the birth of Bryan Linehan Rochelle on July 15, 1987. I suppose he'll be matriculating Michaelmas Term, 2008. To finance Bryan's time at Pembroke, I work as a lawyer and Law Professor in Dallas. Any Pembrokian who finds himself stranded in this part of Texas will receive a warm welcome and a good bottle of wine". After nine years as Vicar of Frodsham, Warrington, 0. SIMON (1968) has returned to the Diocese of Oxford as Rector of Easthampstead. A.D. SIMPSON (1980) writes "After a less than spectacularly successful time at Pembroke I turned my back on physics and joined the Leeds office of Deloitte, Haskins & Sells as a student chartered accountant. Having successfully completed part one of my professional exams I am currently waiting for the results of part two and if successful will progress accordingly". A .P.T. SIMPSON (1963) has moved from Kelly College, Tavistock and has taken up the post of Head of the English Department at Churcher's College, Petersfield. Having been a mathematics teacher at Kinsfield School, Bristol since 1982, J.A. STEEL (1982) became Head of the Art Department in September but will still continue to teach some mathematics. R.D. TAYLOR (1938), who has retired as Headmaster of V inehall, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, lists his interests as golf, gardening and grandchildren and is hopeful that



one or more of the latter six will appear at Oxford during the next five or ten years. He also reports that S.M. DRAGE (1927) is his next door neighbour. R.H. WAGSTAFF (1940) has retired after thirty years ministry in the Diocese of Liverpool. Upon graduation, P. WEST (1976) joined the Durham Constabulary under the graduate entry scheme. Following successful completion of the special course at the Police Staff College, Bramshill, Hampshire, he was promoted to the rank of Inspector in 1985. The award of a 1986 Harkness Fellowship for study and travel in the U.S.A. resulted in both him and his wife, Kate, spending sixteen months studying at Michigan State University and being awarded MSc. degrees in criminal justice in December 1987. He resumed operational police duties in January. Paul and Kate, who were married in 1982, have a two year old daughter, Caroline. Having obtained the F.R.C.S. in Otolaryngology in 1985 whilst working as E.N. T. registrar at Stoke-on-Trent, P.D.B. WEST (1973) is leaving hospital practice for a while to take up a Research Fellowship in Clinical Audiology at Keele University. Having officially retired in July, D.G. WHITEHEAD (1947) nonetheless continues to work full time as a volunteer in his posts as Priest-in-Charge of Livingstone Anglican Parish and Archdeacon of the Southern Province in Zambia. M.C. WHITWELL (1952) was admitted a Freeman of the Borough of Shrewsbury in August. After three years at Durham, J.A. WILKINSON (1978) was ordained Deacon in Chester Cathedral in June to serve in the parish of St. Alban, Broadheath, Altrincham. The previous September he married his wife, Susie, at St. Aldates and held the wedding reception in College. A. YOSHIMI (1985) is a Professor at Meij Sakuin University, Tokyo, where he teaches English and Anglo-Saxon.











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53 PEMBROKE COLLEGE RECORD 1987/88 If you have anything which ought to be or might be recorded in next year's Record please enter it on this sheet and send it to the Editors. Please do not be hesitant about this; information not appropriate for publication may still be valuable in helping the College to keep up-to-date records of its members. Please also use this form to report achievements, etc., of Members known to you, especially if they are unlikely to report it themselves. It greatly helps if the date of matriculation is entered. The form should also be used to communicate change of address. We shall be particularly grateful for details of Members who are now School Teachers as part of our drive to maintain and improve contacts with schools which may send us candidates, male or female, for admission. Please write below the name of your school, and the main subject that you teach. NAME in full Address

Occupation Date of Matriculation Please Note



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