Haddenham.net

Sir Roderick Retires

Home » News » Sir Roderick Retires
Sir Roderick Floud
Sir Roderick's Retirement

Professor Sir Roderick Floud, a Haddenham resident, recently retired as Provost of Gresham College, London.

His retirement was marked by a dinner at Mercers' Hall in the City of London hosted by Ms Debbie Ounsted, the first woman Master of the Mercers' Company since its foundation in 1394, and attended by the Rt.Hon. the Lord Mayor, Alderman Fiona Woolf, herself only the second woman Lord Mayor of London since the office was instituted in 1189.

Gresham College, which was founded in 1597 under the will of Sir Thomas Gresham (whose portrait is shown in the background) provides free public lectures in the City of London and on the internet at www.gresham.ac.uk

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Covid Test
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 10 Aug 3:00pm

Book a test if you have any coronavirus symptomsBuckinghamshire Council has issued the following statement:Cases of COVID-19 are rising again across the country. We do not want a local lockdown in Buckinghamshire. We want to stop the spread of the virus so that we can continue to live our lives and enjoy our freedom.Follow our simple guidance:ยท If you have any symptoms of COVID-19...

Grants 02
Haddenham Webteam: Sun 09 Aug 8:30am

Applications are open for grants from the Haddenham Educational Charity. The charity provides small grants to support residents of Haddenham who need help with the costs associated with education. All forms of study, from Reception to Post Graduate, will be considered, including arts, sports and apprenticeships.The Old British School was a charity, with a deed of 1851, the original deed being...

Pressing Apple Pulp with Child Labour!
Haddenham Webteam: Sat 08 Aug 4:29pm

Zero Carbon Haddenham have an apple press, 'scratter' and pastueriser available for loan in return for a donation to their work. For many years the press has been much in demand between August, September and October as local residents borrow it to press their home-grown apples for cider or juice making. Please visit the website at https://zeroch.org/applepress for more details or to...