Obituaries of RSC members


The Royal Society of Chemistry acknowledges the contribution of our deceased members to the chemical sciences.

The RSC frequently receives obituaries of former members written by their friends or family and we are happy to add them to the website.  Please include a photo.


Image of Dr John Harbridge CChem MRSC

Dr John Harbridge CChem MRSC

3 July 1939 - 18 March 2020









Image of Dr Nicholas Anthony Kerton FRSC

Obituary for Dr Nicholas Anthony Kerton FRSC

26 November 1950 - 12 August 2019



Image of Professor Jonathan Williams FRSC

Professor Jonathan Williams FRSC

23 May 1964 - 3 August 2019















Photo of Greg Doughty

Greg Doughty FRSC

13 February 1963 - 25 February 2019

















Colin Harrison

Dr Colin Harrison CBE CChem FRSC

25 August 1948 - 14 January 2019





Photo of Andrew Pelter

Andrew Pelter PhD DSc CChem FRSC FLSW

20 November 1931 - 16 March 2019



Obituaries 2016 - 2018

Obituaries of members who died between 2016 and 2018.

Obituaries 2010 - 2015

Obituaries of members who died between 2010 and 2015

Obituaries 2005 and 2009

Obituaries of members who died between 2005 and 2009

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