Births, Deaths & Marriages

Engagement for OP Toby Harper-Lawrence and Emma Munns

Congratulations to Toby Harper-Lawrence, who left Princethorpe College in 2014, and Emma Munns who announced their recent engagement.

Comments Toby, "We met at university through the Christian Union and we are now both working part time for St. Swithins Church in Lincoln.

I am also working part time in a school and Emma is working part time on a trauma and orthopaedic ward as a nurse. Our wedding is planned for May 2020 in Lincoln."



Wedding Bells For Clark and Lucy McCallum

Congratulations to Clark and Lucy McCallum who got married on 10th August 2019 at All Saints Church in Stretton-on-Dunsmore.

Clark, comments, "It was an amazing day shared with some of my great friends from Princethorpe College along with family and friends. We are both very excited for the future.

We wish the happy couple all the very best.

Summer Wedding For Grace Pugh

Congratulations to Grace Pugh (leaver of 2008) and Will Hale on their recent summer wedding.

Grace writes, "Will and I got married at St Mary’s Church, Carlton-on-Trent on the 29th June 2019.

The wedding reception was held in a marquee in the grounds of Carlton Hall in the beautiful sunshine. It was a real family occasion with my brothers Michael and Tom acting as ushers, my sister Hannah as chief bridesmaid and Will’s brother as best man. We had the most wonderful day celebrating with our family and friends."

We wish them all the best for the future.

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Amy Thorne Marries Calum Davidson

Many congratulations to Amy Thorne who left Princethorpe in 2009 and married Calum Davidson in Edinburgh in March 2019.

The wedding service took place at the historic Greyfriars Kirk with the wedding reception at the Waldorf Astoria: the Caledonian Hotel.

Amy met Calum when she was studying for her Masters Degree in Social Work at the University of Edinburgh. She is a Social Worker working for Edinburgh City Council.

Amy’s bridesmaids were her best friends and Old Princethorpians, Lucy Coulson and Becci Morris. Lucy is a Barrister and Becci is a Pharmacist. The girls still share many happy memories of their days at Princethorpe, including their Gold Duke of Edinburgh experience.

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Vicky and Tom Ellis Welcome A Daughter

On Friday 27 September at 06:12am, Tom and OP Vicky Ellis, nee Smith, welcomed their baby daughter Sadie Ellis into the world, weighing 7lbs 3oz. 

Congratulations and best wishes to them all.



RIP Mark Rowley

Sad news reached the Old Princethorpians in September of the sudden passing of OP Mark Rowley, aged 54 years. Mark was at the College from 1978 to 1981.

His funeral took place on Friday 27 September at 2.00pm at Poole Crematorium.

Mark’s widow Kate was keen for Gavin Parish, John Beauchamp and Neil Surmon to be informed, so if you are in touch with any of them we would be grateful if you could make them aware.

Our sincere condolences go out to Mark's family and friends.

Katie Jensen Welcomes Baby Otto

OP Katie Jensen (nee Scott) and husband James share news of their latest family addition.

A son, Otto Jensen, was welcomed into the world on Wednesday 18 September 2019 at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. 

Congratulations, Katie and James!