Bill Hardy – RIP

Jonathan William "Bill" HardyBill Hardy passed away in Pilgrim Hospital, Boston on 6 November 2015, aged 73. He attended Boston Grammar School in the 1950s. At the time of his death he was a resident of Sutterton. He is survived by his brothers, Ken and Dean who both also attended…

Jim Howes – Obituary

Jim Howes in 2014Jim Howes in 1939James Robert "Jim" Howes (BGS 1933-40)Jim Howes passed away peacefully in his sleep on 31 October 2015. There will be a private Family Cremation followed by a celebration of his life towards the end of November at Holy Trinity Church.Jim was made an Honorary…

Jonathan Cressey – RIP

Jonathan Cressey in 1976-77Jonathan Cressey (BGS c1975-c1983)Jonathan Cressey died on 2 February 2015, at the age of 51. He died at Papworth Hospital while undergoing heart surgery.This information came to us from Mel Wilkinson who is running the 2015 Great Eastern Half Marathon in memory of Jon. We hope shortly…

Margaret Haworth – RIP

Margaret Haworth, the widow of Lt Col Norman Owen Haworth (BGS Staff 1955-78), died on the morning of 13 July 2015.In 1978/9 Margaret was the first lady Mayor of the Borough of Boston. Norman, who taught mathematics at Boston Grammar School and was responsible for the CCF (Combined Cadet Force)…

Paul Nguyen Van Tam – Obituary

Paul Nguyen Van-Tam (BGS Staff 1970-80, later a supply teacher at the school 1990s-2000s)Paul Nguyen Van-Tam, former teacher of mathematics and physics at Boston Grammar School, died on 21 May 2015.Paul gained his BSc at the University of Nottingham. His father, Nguyễn Văn Tâm was Prime Minister of the State of…

Roy Wilkinson – Obituary

Roy Wilkinson was born in 1929 and attended Boston Grammar School where he gained his School Certificate. He then went to work as a Quantity Surveyor for Hedley Mobbs during the day and studied during evenings and weekends to obtain his professional qualifications before finally becoming a Chartered member of…