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Service: Kenneth Hill pictured in 2009

Obituary: Kenneth Hill - Captain also enjoyed a long career as a ballroom dancer

Obituary: Talented rider Patricia Halliday ran popular equine school

Obituary: Talented rider Patricia Halliday ran popular equine school

Illustrious career: Carol Clark was accepted into Balliol College in 1973 and stayed for more than 30 years

Obituary: Carol Clark broke the mould as first female fellow of all-male college

Community volunteer: Dr Ed Morris

Obituary: Dr Ed Morris - Long-serving doctor treated generations of local families

Expert: Dr Martin West

Obituary: Dr Martin West - Classical scholar ‘in a class of his own’

Music: Roger Payne and wife Sandra

Obituary: Roger Payne - Conductor produced brilliant concerts

Law expert: Harvey McGregor

Obituary: Harvey McGregor - Fine barrister loved to display his music and acting abilities

Enthusiast: Peter Brain

Obituary: Peter Brain - ‘Saga Lout’ had life-long passion for everything in motorcycles

Fallen: A repatriation in 2009

Obituary: Barry Albin-Dyer - Familiar sight at repatriations

Research: Rosemary Stewart

Obituary: Rosemary Stewart - Pioneer academic who knew just what makes a good boss

Active: Rosemary Wilson

Obituary: Rosemary Wilson - Nurse was so loyal to Girl Guides

Gentleman: Jim Woods

Obituary: Jim Woods - Ex-advertising manager ‘lived and breathed newspapers’

Achievement: Mike Hall at the door of his pub in Brighton, The New Kensington, during the 1990s

Obituary: Mike Hall - Tributes for the founder of an innovative homeless shelter

Activities: Jean Penhallow

Obituary: Jean Penhallow - WI member who loved to paint and travel

On the beat: Police Sgt Ralph Taylor during his police days

Obituary: Ralph Taylor - Cricket was a great passion for a long-serving city policeman

Artist: Mollie Richards

Obituary: Mollie Richards - Gifted artist painted with style and flair

Special day: Irene Purry celebrating her 100th birthday in April with son Jeremy, daughter-in-law Sue and grandson Philip

Obituary: Irene Purry - Nurse’s lifetime of surviving coups and teaching abroad

Mary Cherry: Oxfam leader rewrote campaigns code

Mary Cherry: Oxfam leader rewrote campaigns code

Star: Arne Pander rode for the Oxford Cheetahs between 1959 and 1968

Arne Pander: Speedway legend rode up as team’s first international star

Mrs Smith in 2000, during her time as Lord Mayor of Oxford

Obituary - Val Smith

Obituary - Glenys Maton

Obituary - Glenys Maton

Obituary - Harold Boyce

Obituary - Harold Boyce

Historian: Sir Raymond Carr was an expert on the history of Spain and Latin America who also had a passion for fox hunting

Knight, scholar and author passes away

Behind the wheel: James Thomas Smith, known as Jim, founded Heyfordian Travel in the 1940s

RAF reservist who started up Heyfordian bus company dies

Barbara Bird was stalwart of Oxford Mencap

Barbara Bird was stalwart of Oxford Mencap

Legion president Helen Farley joined after her husband’s bravery award

Legion president Helen Farley joined after her husband’s bravery award

Sheila Kitzinger in 2013

Obituary - Sheila Kitzinger

Chef Colin Bolam in 1991

Chef travelled the world creating top dishes for the rich and famous

Prof Roy Harris’ integrationist theories on grammar often provoked criticism

Obituary: Academic formed a linguistics theory that jettisoned the rules

Philip Young was well-known in motor racing circles and organised several big races

Obituary: Rally enthusiast revived historic race

Prof Sheppard Frere

Obituary: Pioneering archaeologist has died at 98

Mollie Fletcher set up a popular clothing shop in Wantage which she ran until the late 1950s.

Obituary: Woman who helped shape a village’s future dies aged 105

John Simopoulos

Founding fellow played key college role

Lady Penelope Nairne was founder of family charity Home-Start Oxford

Charity founder campaigned for the ordination of women

Sir Douglas Hague

Economist advised Margaret Thatcher

“Inspirational leadership with a strong sense of social justice”

Doctor's efforts helped shape Oxfam's humanitarian work

Uncompromising: Daniel Topolski transformed the Oxford University Boat Club during his period as coach

Unshakable coach of Oxford's greatest era in the Boat Race

Key role: Leslie George Goulding

Expert led the way in heart monitoring

Jim Tanner

JIM TANNER: Pioneer of dog racing

Jack Robinson

Obituary: Jack Robinson, ‘exceptional’ pilot gave up his medical ambitions to stay with RAF after war

Dr Irvine Loudon had a varied career in obstetrics, writing and etching

IRVINE LOUDON: Medical history and art were passions of practical joker GP

Catherine Hughes was principal of Somerville College

Obituary: Catherine Hughes, 'insightful’ principal of Somerville College who oversaw admission of first male students

Ian Curtis in the first Spitfire built as part of the City of Oxford Squadron project

Obituary: Ian Curtis, retired West Oxfordshire businessman who helped to build new squadron of Spitfires

Betty Green

Obituary: Betty Green, who was honoured for her work at the Churchill Hospital

William Black, right, at Wolvercote Farmers' Market

Obituary: William Black, food writer and founder of Oxfordshire's Natural Bread Company

A stunning Lady Wardington in her glamorous prime

LADY WARDINGTON: Lady was ‘too beautiful’ to be BBC TV announcer

Roy Williams

ROY WILLIAMS: Welsh chemist a stalwart of parish

Prof Jon Stallworthy

Acclaimed professor drew his inspiration from Port Meadow

PD James

Novelist who reigned as the Queen of Crime

Sally Chilvers during her time in Africa

Principal led switch to mixed-sex college

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