Ranald Boyle 1927 – 1999

Ranald Hugh Montgomerie Boyle (“Timatiep”)
Born 19 August 1921, died 17 September 1999

Ranald Boyle 1927 – 1999

Melody Ryle 1917-2007

Victoria Melody Wrench Ryle
Born 12 March 1917, died 20 October 2007

Melody Ryle 1917-2007

John Creagh Ryle 1915-2000

Born 30 August 1915; died 19 December 2000

John Creagh Ryle 1915-2000

Tafari Wossen 1940-2016

Tafari Wossen 1940-2016

Rosemary Dinnage 1928-2015

Born 17 January 1928; died 10 July 2015

Rosemary Dinnage 1928-2015

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Khalid Nazir 1952-2016

Khalid Nazir 1952-2016

Khalid Nazir was born in Alipur, Pakistan, the eldest of seven children. His father was an accountant in government service; his mother worked as a seamstress. He was raised in Muzaffargarh, in the heart of the Punjab, where... more»

Tafari Wossen 1940-2016

Tafari Wossen 1940-2016

Tafari Wossen, one of the founding Fellows of the Rift Valley Institute, died in Washington DC in June 2016, at the age of 76, after a long illness. A former civil servant, he was a... more»

Rosemary Dinnage 1928-2015

Rosemary Dinnage 1928-2015

Rosemary Dinnage, who has died aged 87, was a writer of exemplary lucidity and independence of mind. Her essays and books ranged over literature—especially the work of modern women writers—studies of death and dreaming, and... more»

Melody Ryle 1917-2007

Melody Ryle 1917-2007

Anne and Caroline and myself would like to thank you for being with us today. We would also like to thank those who have written to us or spoken with us in recent weeks, and others... more»

John Creagh Ryle 1915-2000

John Creagh Ryle 1915-2000

John Creagh Ryle was born on August 30, 1915, in the early years of the First World War. He was his parents’ first-born son, the sixth generation on his father’s side to bear the name... more»

Ranald Boyle 1927 – 1999

Ranald Boyle 1927 – 1999

Ranald Boyle, who has died aged 78, was successively a naval officer, colonial civil servant, diplomat and merchant banker. Distinguished in all these fields, he was most notable for his lifelong dedication to the cause... more»

Godfrey’s gift

Godfrey’s gift

For Godfrey Lienhardt—"Thienydeng" as he was known among the Dinka, or Jieng, of Sudan—the occasions of teaching and learning extended beyond his office in the Oxford Institute of Social Anthropology, beyond the seminar room and the library,... more»

Robert Alexander Facey 1951-1989

Robert Alexander Facey 1951-1989

Robert’s ashes were scattered in the rose garden at Beckenham Cemetery six weeks ago by his brothers, Christopher and Peter, near those of their mother and father. Today we are here—family, friends and colleagues—to celebrate his life, a life he lived... more»