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

Apted, Michael (Class of 1960)

We were sorry to hear about the passing of Michael Apted CMG (Class of 1960), renowned film director and documentary maker. Fellow Old Citizen, Peter Levene, City of London School Governor and Michael's classmate, has written an obituary here.

Carter, Arthur (Staff 1974-1981)

With thanks to Asela Premachandra (Class of 1984) and Arthur's nephew for compiling this obituary.

Evans, Martin Clive (Class of 1968)

We were sorry to be recently informed of Martin's passing in Autumn 2019. With thanks to his wife, Pamela, for this obituary.

D'Aubney, Malcolm (Class of 1964)

We were sad to learn of Malcolm's passing in August 2020. With thanks to Ian Cameron-Black (Class of 1958), Chris Southgate ( Class of 1965), and Alan Willis (Class of 1968) for writing this obituary.

Denham, Ernest William (Class of 1941)

We were recently informed of Ernest Willam Denham's passing in 2019. With thanks to his children for this obituary.

Farrell, Neil (Class of 1970)

We were sorry to hear of Neil's passing. With thanks to John Emerson (Class of 1967) and Neil's wife Jenny for this obituary.

Ellis, Martin John (Class of 1961)

We were sorry to learn of Martin's passing in January 2020. With thanks to his wife, Miriam for this obituary.

Petersen, Dr Mark Erik Victor (Class of 1979)

We were sad to learn of the passing of Mark Petersen, in late 2019. With thanks to Mark's wife, Victoria, and Mark Signy (Class of 1971) for this obituary.

Garrod, Christopher John (Class of 1971)

We were sad to hear of Christopher John Garrod, Class of 1971 passing in late summer 2019. Read his obituary from his daughter, Dr Harriet Garrod.

Metliss, Geoffrey (Class of 1947)

We were sorry to hear of the passing of Geoffrey Metliss on 9 February 2020. Read more

Iliffe, John Kenneth (Class of 1948)

We were sad to learn of the passing of John Kenneth Iliffe on 16 February 2020. Read more

Lacamp, P.F (Class of 1959)

We were sorry to hear about the passing of Philippe 'Pip' Lacamp in 2019. With thanks to John Copping (Class of 1959) and Pip's son Philippe for their contribution to this obituary.