WE ARE SADDENED to announce the death in Worcester last week of Ian Mathew (Castle 1955-59), known as “Matty” to his friends. Ian was one of the Palatinate team under Hunter Davies’ editorship and followed Davies as editor. There will be a memorial service in Newcastle next Tuesday (see announcement from The Journal below).
MATHEW (Worcester). Ian, formerly Head of English and Housemaster, RGS Worcester, died February 27th 2008. Ian’s friends are invited to St. James’ and St. Basil’s Church, Fenham Hall Drive for a Thanksgiving Service at 4.00pm, Tuesday March 11th, the time of Ian’s cremation in Worcester. Donations if desired for Macmillan Nurses may be sent to E. J. Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester. WR3 7EU.