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No 6395

Wednesday 29 July 2015

Vol cxlv No 39

pp. 785–860


Obituary Notices

The Reverend Professor William Owen Chadwick, OM, KBE, M.A., D.D., (Hon) Litt.D., FBA, Fellow and formerly Master (1956–83) of Selwyn College, Honorary Fellow of St John’s College, Honorary Fellow and sometime Fellow, Chaplain and Dean of Trinity Hall, Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College, Regius Professor of Modern History Emeritus, Vice-Chancellor (1969–71), Dixie Professor of Ecclesiatical History (1958–68), President of the British Academy (1981–85), died on 17 July 2015, aged 99 years.

The funeral will take place at Great St Mary’s Church on Monday, 3 August 2015 at 3 p.m. Gowns (without hoods) may be worn, but the family does not wish those attending to feel obliged to do so. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the University Combination Room, the Old Schools. Please email or telephone 01223 335890 for further information. There will be a Memorial Service at a later date, the details of which will be announced in due course.

Dr David Franks, M.A., Ph.D., Emeritus Fellow and former Fellow (1967–2000) and Senior Tutor (1980–83) of Wolfson College, formerly Secretary of the School of Biological Sciences and University Lecturer, died on 19 July 2015, aged 82 years.

The funeral will take place at Cambridge Crematorium on Friday, 31 July 2015 at 1 p.m., with refreshments afterwards at Longstanton Pavilion. Those planning to attend please email:

Professor Sir John Rankine (Jack) Goody, M.A., Ph.D., Sc.D., FBA, Fellow of St John’s College and Emeritus William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology, died on 16 July 2015, aged 95 years.

A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 at 4.30 p.m. in the West Chapel, Cambridge City Crematorium, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0JJ.

Professor John Roach, M.A., Ph.D., Life Fellow of Corpus Christi College (Fellow 1950–65), died on 11 July 2015, aged 95 years.