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12 December 2018
Peter John Lawrence passed away on 24 November 2018 and we are grateful to have received a copy of the Order of Service from his funeral held on 5 December. ...
07 October 2018
CRAWFORD George (Melrose) Tragically, as the result of a road traffic accident, at the Royal Stoke Hospital, on Sunday, October 7, 2018, George, aged 20 years, dearly beloved son of Cameron and Mary, adored brother of Lucinda, loving grandson to Esther and the late John Crawford and Peter and Susan ...
04 October 2018
URE JOHN SWINBURNE. ...
21 September 2018
MCKERCHAR lain Robert died on 30th June 2018, beloved husband of Moira, and devoted father of Max and Jamie, father-in-law of Kate and Alexandra, and grandfather of Kirsty and Iris. ...
18 September 2018
Hamish was born in Edinburgh on 3rd April 1943. ...
22 August 2018
Sadly Hamish died on 22 August, he had very happy memories of Merchiston. ...
15 August 2018
It is with regret that we inform you of the passing of Bill Morrison (51-56). ...
11 August 2018
Hugh Hutton, peacefully at home on 11th August 2018, aged 77. ...
26 June 2018
It is with our deepest sorrow, that we inform you of the death of beloved husband and father, Ian Thomas Henderson, on 5th October 2017. ...
21 June 2018
Robin was born in Chile in 1931 and came to Scotland in 1933 when his father, the Rev. ...
21 June 2018
Sadly Mr Richardson died on 3 October 2017 in the Cumberland Infirmary after a short illness. ...
21 June 2018
PAYNE Charles Gilmour died peacefully on 29th November 2017, aged 86, at home. ...
21 June 2018
Hugh Mcfadzean unfortunately passed away 13 April 2018
12 April 2018
It occurred to me when I entered adulthood that I had learnt very little about my father's life or my ancestry, and this I have always regretted. ...
25 March 2018
WALLACE WILLIAM. ...
07 March 2018
Only son of the late David and Alice Duke, passed away, peacefully, on 7 March 2018, aged 80 years, a much loved husband of Marlene and father of Karen, will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. ...
13 February 2018
Irish President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to "the voice of reconciliation" John Robb following his death. ...
19 January 2018
Sadly passed (date unknown). ...
06 January 2018
05 January 2018
Ian became a good friend when he generously moved in across the hall from my spouse and me to take care of his friend, John. ...
31 December 2017
16 December 2017
Forbes Macpherson who has died aged 91, packed into his long life a remarkable contribution to business and public service in Scotland and his native city of Glasgow in particular. ...
05 December 2017
DUNCAN SIMPSON, who has died aged 89, was one of the country’s most distinguished test pilots. ...
28 November 2017
Passed away on 28 November 2017. ...
13 November 2017
08 November 2017
USHER John (Hawick) Peacefully, at home on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, John, dearly beloved husband of the late Eve, loving father and father-in-law and proud grandpa
05 November 2017


Russell of Mattoon passed away on Sunday 5 November 2017 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital aged 91. ...
26 September 2017
David was born in Broughty Ferry, Dundee and lived there for the majority of his life. ...
25 September 2017
Ian died peacefully on 17 September 2017 in Dundee, aged 87. ...
27 August 2017
Donald: Born 13 February 1934; died 27 August 2016. ...
24 August 2017


At Merchiston, Alan was a Senior Prefect and played for the 1XV team. ...
29 May 2017
On leaving Merchiston Edgar served in the RAF before a having a short career as a football reporter with STV. ...
17 April 2017
Colin Bewsher died on April 19, 2017. ...
25 March 2017
Upon leaving Merchiston George joined The Royal Corps of Signals for two years, before becoming Captain in the TA from 1966 to 1973. ...
22 March 2017
Died on 22 March 2017 in Lochmaben, aged 85. ...
21 March 2017
John Armstrong, entrepreneur and fly fisherman. ...
15 March 2017


Jimmy passed away peacefully, on 15 March 2017, after suffering from Vascular Dementia, at Norwood Care Home. ...
30 January 2017
A LIFE WELL LIVED

 

97 is a great age, and to deliver a dry outline of Michael’s life would not do him justice; neither would it sum up adequately the man we all knew. ...
20 January 2017
Hugh passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, at home on 20 January 2017: loving husband of Louise, much loved father of Brian (75-81) and Tracy, proud grandpa of Lucy and Gemma and close brother to John. ...
06 December 2016
Sandy died peacefully on 6 December 2016, aged 82. ...
05 December 2016
John Ross died on the 5 December 2016 following a period of illness. ...
28 November 2016
06 November 2016
8 August 1940 - 6 November 2016

Although Fergus was born in Glasgow the Lenaghan family moved to London shortly after the onset of The Second World War but on its cessation they then moved to Hartlepool and whilst there he was educated at St Nicholas’s, Hexham. ...
01 November 2016
Born in Glasgow in 1919, Jack died aged 97 on 1 November 2016 at Storrington, West Sussex. ...
15 October 2016
The death occurred in Vancouver BC on October 15 2016 of Colin Kirkwood. ...
07 October 2016
Rod died on 7 October 2016, aged 70, in his native Carlisle. ...
29 September 2016
George Donaldson CBE (40-44)

Born 2 April 1926 in Lundin Links. ...
27 September 2016
Scott Gunnar Broen, born October 28, 1980, was a beloved son, brother, father, uncle, cousin, and friend to so many; and graduated to eternity with Jesus on September 27, 2016. ...
19 September 2016
Alan M Woodward (60-66)

Alan, aged 68, passed away peacefully, on 19 September 2016, at the Marie Curie Hospice in Edinburgh. ...
13 September 2016
Ian Gibson Ashbridge Miller (57-62)

 

Ian died peacefully on 31 August 2016 aged 72 in the Borders General Hospital, surrounded by his family. ...
09 September 2016
Duncan McDiarmid, piper and farmer. ...
06 September 2016
J D A (Douglas) Henshaw (42-49)

When Douglas Henshaw came to Merchiston he soon showed his talents at fencing with both foil and the epee. ...
17 August 2016
George C  Summers

George passed away peacefully in St Columba’s Hospice, Edinburgh on 17 August 2016 after a long and brave battle with cancer. ...
05 August 2016
Malcolm Currie

1934 – 2016

Archibald Malcolm Thomson Currie was born at Wormit, Fife and where he lived for most of his life. ...
31 July 2016


Gordon died after a short illness, on 31 July 2016, at Raigmore Hospital. ...
27 July 2016
John Charles (Charlie) Hope Moorhouse was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Cup Final Day 1947. ...
11 July 2016
Andrew passed away on 11 July 2016. ...
02 June 2016
David Robert Macfie (25 February 1941; third son of A. ...
20 May 2016
Alexander died peacefully at Ayr Hospital on the 20 May 2016. ...
14 May 2016
1967 - 2016Mark, after leaving Merchiston, moved to London to study business studies and remained in London for most of his career. ...
14 May 2016


Euan Barley (92-95)

30 May 1976 – 14 May 2016

 
01 May 2016
After Merchiston, Hamish joined Edinburgh City Police where he played for their XV and XI teams. ...
10 April 2016
John Kirk   (35-40)

John was the third child and second son of Dr Henry Bruce Kirk and Catherine Logan of Gullane, East Lothian. ...
10 March 2016
John C Carslaw (34-37)

John was born in Glasgow in 1920. ...
12 February 2016
At Merchiston, Bill MacAdam was one of those students necessary to the healthy mix of every school: friendly, fastidious, going with the flow, focused on the task of achieving his potential; in addition he showed early signs of developing the fine singing voice which was to stand him in such good st ...
11 February 2016
Alexander Lyle (44-48)

On leaving school Alexander Lyle did his National Service in the Royal Navy and was commissioned. ...
31 January 2016
David D M Pattullo (53-57)

Suddenly, after a long illness bravely borne, at Beach Manor Care Home, Blairgowrie, on Sunday, 31 January 2016, David Mackie, much loved husband of Maureen, loving dad of David, proud grandad of Archie and May and brother of Dorothy. ...
10 January 2016


Henry Robb was the first child of late Mr and Mrs JB Robb and was brought up in Stirling. ...
04 January 2016
Duncan passed away peacefully in hospital on 4th January 2016, aged 83 with his devoted family by his side. ...
28 December 2015
  Jack Hutcheson (50-54)

John Teacher Hutcheson (known always as Jack), son of John Curtis Hutcheson (1918 – 1922) and grandson of John Hutcheson CBE (1885 – 1888), MCS School Governor and Chairman. ...
28 December 2015
Peter J Dixon (65-69)

Peter's widowed mother married Graham Dixon (1935), a widower with two daughters when Peter was seven years old Peter was then dispatched to Merchiston in 1965 to redress the balance of living with four sisters. ...
15 December 2015
 

William (Neill) McNeill Carslaw (36-38)

Neill was born in Glasgow in 1922 and passed away in December 2015. ...
11 December 2015
George Iain Christison (53-58)

George passed away on 11 December 2015. ...
01 March 2015
Dr Ian Alexander (Sandy). ...
01 February 2015
Died 1/2/15
29 January 2015
Bruce Cameron Obituary

 

Bruce Cameron, who died on 29 January 2015 (first reported in the 2015 Merchistonian) was one of the most talented and successful bowlers ever to appear for the first XI. ...
07 December 2014
Born: 7 October 1928 in Edinburgh. ...
31 October 2014
Died very peacefully after a long illness on 31 October 2014, aged 79 in Deal Hospital. ...
09 October 2014
Cruelly, after a short illness at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee on Friday 5 September 2014, Alastair Gordon Pullar aged 73 years. ...
08 October 2014
Robert (Robin) Boyack died peacefully at home in his 97th year on 8 October 2014. ...
21 September 2014
William Peter Cameron, died peacefully overnight on Sunday 21st September 2014. ...
13 September 2014
At Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, on Saturday 12 September 2014 William A. ...
13 September 2014
Born: Edinburgh, 22 March 1918

Died: Gullane, 11 September 2014

Ronnie Will was one of the most distinguished lawyers of his generation. ...
26 August 2014
John G E Clark sadly passed away on Saturday 16 August from Parkinson's Disease. ...
06 June 2014
died on Friday 30 May 2014 at the age of 53. ...
04 June 2014
Born: 1 March, 1936, in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. ...
04 June 2014
James, husband of Patricia, died on 5 November 2013, aged 76. ...
04 June 2014
Merchistonians will learn with sadness of the recent death of Chris Johnston. ...
04 June 2014
Peter resided in Dollar and died peacefully at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, on 6 November 2013 after a long illness. ...
04 June 2014
Died peacefully, at Mearnskirk Hospital, on 14 June 2012. ...
04 June 2014
Died 8th June 2012 after a long illness. ...
04 June 2014
Born: 11 August 1927, in Croydon. ...
04 June 2014
Born 8 August 1931. ...
04 June 2014
As the result of a tragic accident at home, on Monday, March 17 2014, James, dearly loved husband of Obie, proud and loving father of Jacqui and William and a loving grandfather and father-in-law. ...
04 June 2014
Our darling Dad passed away on 17 August 2012 after a long and brave struggle with cancer. ...
27 May 2014
Keith Paterson-Brown died peacefully at home on 27 May 2014. ...
26 May 2014
One of three sons of David and Mary Yellowlees, Walter (Watty) Yellowlees was born in Stirling in 1917. ...
21 May 2014
Bruce Crawford was born on the 25th January 1946 in Glasgow to Boyd and Violet Crawford. ...
26 April 2014
Colin D MacLean sadly passed away this 26 April 2014 at the age of 70. ...
25 March 2014
Died peacefully at home on 25 March 2014, beloved husband of Margaret, father of Fiona, Jeremy, Hugh and Cate, and loving grandfather. ...
01 November 2013
18 August 2013
written by John W Caithness (56-60)

Merchistonians and their wives or partners who attended the Donald Sprinck Memorial Concert at the school in May 2011 will be saddened to learn of the death of Donald's final colleague, collaborator and friend, David Woodward, following a long and painful battl ...
20 September 2009
RUSI is sorry to announce that its accountant of long standing, Alex Tindal, died suddenly over the weekend at home on 20 September 2009. ...

 

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