Geoffrey Ordish, teacher and historian, died 30 January, aged 92. Author of Cornish Engine Houses: a pictorial survey (1967) and Cornish Engine Houses: a second pictorial survey (1968), illustrated with his photographs of the Cornish mining industry taken in the 1930s. Taught science at Bryanston School in the 1930s and at Cranborne Chase School in the 1950s and 1960s.Reuse content
Audrey Haagensen, artist, died 6 February, aged 93. Opened the Haagensen Gallery in Maldon, Essex, to exhibit the work of her husband, the painter-etcher FH Haagensen, who died in 1943. She organised exhibitions of his work in Grimsby, Kendal, Southend, Chelmsford, at Leighton House in London, and in Oslo, where The Edvard Munch Museum bought several of his works. In 1977 she published a book of his etchings.