Susan had been unwell for some time, and was in Priscilla Bacon Lodge, Norwich with her husband Paul Simmonds and her two sons when she sadly died on 22 March 2020. Susan worked in HMSO Publishing 1995-97 before starting her own Publishing Business in Norwich, as...

The sad news that Jeanne has died, following recent periods of hospitalisation in Norwich, came via Cecil Hughes. Jeanne joined HMSO Sovereign House as a typist on 19 December 1977. She progressed to Personal Assistant to several members of Directing Staff including Office Services, where Alan...

John Cripps has unearthed this photograph of some fine upstanding (well, two are sitting) young HMSO Technical Staff in sporting mode. Probably pre-activity given the lack of exhaustion on the faces of Messrs Marchant, Houston, Cripps, Holley and Justice. No date given, but their combined ages as...

The sad news that John died on 9 January 2020, following a series of strokes, came from an old school-friend. John was living in Norwich, having moved to Norwich from London with the CEPA (Printers' Accounts) advance party in 1967. He joined HMSO in 1962, and...

The sad news that John died, following a short illness, on 2 February 2020 has been confirmed by a notice in the Norwich Evening News giving funeral arrangements. John joined HMSO in October 1962, and when I first met him in Atlantic House he was EO...