The City of London School community extends its deepest sympathy to the loved ones of recently deceased Old Citizens and friends. Alongside the obituaries below, please also see this list of Old Citizens who have passed away.

To submit an obituary please send an email to Kate Wallace, Alumni Engagement Officer at

Courtney, Ian (Class of 1971)

We were sad to learn of Ian Courtney's passing earlier this year. Ian was the last in a long line of Courtneys to attend CLS Read More.

Davis, Stanley (Class of 1951)

We were sad to learn of Stanley Davis's passing earlier this year. Stanley qualified as an accountant before joining his parents in their catering business. Read More.

Goldstein, Jonathan (Class of 1986)

We were sad to see the wide ranging media converage of the death of Jonathan Goldstein and his family, Hannah and Saskia. Read More.

Hatley, James (Class of 1945)

We have sadly been notified about the passing of James Fredrick Edwin Hatley. Jim passed away suddenly at the age of 90 on his birthday. He will be greatly missed by his wife Eileen, daughter Nicola, son Julian, stepson Darryl and granddaughter Freya and all his friends. Read More.

High, Barry (Class of 1931)

We were sad to learn of Barry HIgh's passing earlier this year. Barry served in the Second World War in the Royal engineers. Read More.

Isaacs, Royston (Class of 1951)

We have sadly been notified about the passing of Royston Isaacs. Royston is survived by his wife, Pamela and their two children and two grandchildren. Read More.

Mannell, Ray (Class of 1953)

We were sad to learn of Ray Mannell's passing in 2019. Ray was a stalwart of the Old Citizens Rugby Club. Read More.

Todd, Iain Alexander (Class of 1971)

We were sad to learn of Iain Todd's passing last year. Iain was a great athlete and worked in mining around the world. Read More.

Wickham, Paul (Class of 1966)

We were sad to learn of Paul Wickham's passing earlier this year. Paul worked at National Westminster Bank for the majority of his career before becoming the Chief Executive of the Surrey Wildlife Trust. Read More.