Marriages and Anniversaries

Congratulations to Mandy Tanner
(at school 1991-2005)

who married Jonathan Chew on 3rd September 2016 at Cane Manor, Haslemere, Surrey. The happy couple honeymooned in Mauritius and South Africa.

Congratulations to David Green
(at school 1993-2000)

who married Louise on a sunny 12th June 2016 in Ilfracombe Devon, with family, friends, incredible scenery and a fantastic bbq!

Congratulations to Rem Kamarian
(at school 2004-2008 years 10-13) and Anna Kamarian nee Mikalova (at school 2006-2007 year 12)

on the occasion of their recent marriage. The wedding took place in Tibidabo, Barcelona on 5th December 2015.

Photographed above with other Old Russellians, Kate Fedunina (at school 2005-2008 years 10-12), Alexey Golovin (at school 2004-2008 years 10-13), Ronald Fung (2003-2007 years 9-12), Peter Kong (2003-2009 year 9-13) and of course Robert Kamarian (at school 2013-2014 Year 9). We wish them a long and happy marriage.





Congratulations to Jamie Hughes 

(at school as a pupil from 1993-1997)and as a teacher from 2009-2011)  

and Kate who were married on 25th July 2015

and on the birth of their son baby Henry James Hughes

Congratulations to Simon Jones
(at School 1991-1998) and Anne-Marie

Simon and Ann-Marie were married in the school chapel on Saturday 24th October 2015. Simon's friend, Charles Froy (at school 1992-1998) was his best man. Many congratulations to Simon (the O.R. Treasurer) from all O.R.s and the committee.


Congratulations to Jane Bruce (at school 1993-2000) and Ben who 'tied the knot' on 7th March 2015 at The Gallivant in Camber sands. 
O.R.s at the wedding included: Adam & Sarah Cakebread, Shona Patel, Ife Onyekwe, Stephen Howes, Neil Stone.



Congratulations to Grace Liu (at school 1999-2006) who married Bryden on Saturday 31st May. The wedding took place in Hong Kong and among the guests were: Graham Moseley (RRS staff), Jenny Chiang (at school 2001-2006) was Maid of Honour and other O.R.s included Catherine Yung (at school 2004-2009), Silvia Chen Wen (at school 2003-2008) and Mon Lam (at school 2003-2005) were  amongst the Bridesmaids. Eva Li (pictured here with Grace & Bryden and at school 2008-2012) , Eva Cheng (at school 2001-2003), June Mo (at school 2004-2006), Rowena Zhang (at school 1999-2003) and Grace’s sister Karen (at school 1999-2001) also joined the celebrations.

Graham also met with Wendy Chiang (at school 1990-1994) and Teresa Hon (at school 1992-1996) in Hong Kong, and Kazue Higashi in Macau. Kazue was a pupil at RRS from 1994-1996 and later became teacher of IT from 2000-2004.


Congratulations to Charlotte Bell (at school 1996-2006) who married Richard Cartwright at St Christopher's Chapel, Royal Russell, on Thursday 29th May 2014.

The service was conducted by past Chaplain Revd Steve Padfield and the reception took place at Oaks Farm which is run by former RRS Junior School teacher, Mrs Delia Hart. The couple 'mini-mooned' in Cornwall. Charlotte now works for the University of Brighton elite sports programme. 


Vicki Jennings (at school 1996-2005) married Andrew Sanderson in the RRS Chapel on Sunday 26th May 2014. The reception was held in a marquee on Chapel Quad following the service. It was a truly happy and memorable occasion for all who attended. We wish the happy couple a long and prosperous marriage. 


Sarah Heady (at school 1996-1999) married Dominic McNamara on Valentine's Day 2014. The wedding took place in the ancient church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin in Addington Village, Royal Russell's own Parish Church. Sarah is Parish Secretary at St Mary's and needless to say, the church was bursting at the seams for her beautiful wedding. The reception and party afterwards were held at Selsdon Park Hotel. 


Charles Froy, known to many O.R.s as he still works at RRS and helps on the O.R. committee, married Carolyne on Friday 24 August 2012 at All Saints, Sanderstead. The reception followed at The Warren Sports Club, Bromley.


Congratulations to Shauna Freeman (at school 1997-2004) and Madaliso Simango (at school 1999-2004) who were married on Saturday 15th September. Many O.R.s were in attendance as can be seen by the accompanying photo.


James Ransom (at school 1996-2002) and Halcyon Smith were married in Camden on Saturday 1st September, after which the guests were all taken by coaches to High Barnet, the home of Halcyon, for a bbq reception. The couple honeymooned in Belize.


Congratulations to Patrick Sherlock (at school 1973-1979) who married Flo on Saturday 24th September 2011. They are pictured here near Sanderstead pond, in thoughtful mood, shortly after coming out of the church service.


Congratulations to Mrs Amy Roseweir who married The Revd Michael Field on Friday 15th July 2011, and the marriage was celebrated with a blessing service in Chapel and party for 200 people at RRS on Saturday 27th August 2011. The day finished with country dancing and bacon sandwiches - a really good time was had by all!! Amy retired as a teacher from RRS in July and is now moving to her new 'married quarters' in Northwich.



Congratulations to Chrissie Tanner (1988-1998) whose marriage to Matthew Clarke took place on Friday 16th April 2010 at Lake Maquarie in Sydney, Australia.


Congratulations to Ali Ansari (1978-1986) whose marriage to Marjon Esfandiary took place on Sunday 21 March 2010. At the celebration of their marriage the following Friday at Chatham House SW1, Ali thanked his teachers for their dedication to his education, and particularly to the late Judith Chapman who was his mentor on the road to his successful career. Ali signed copies of his book, in memory of Judith. 


Congratulations to Jonathan Davis (1987-1992) whose engagement to Janet Waite was announced in July 2009. Jon and Janet were married on 20th February 2010.


Congratulations to Oliver Antrobus (1986-1994) who announced his engagement to Lisa and were married in Melbourne on 19th December 2009. 


Congratulations to Katie Hogben (née Chinnock) who was married on 27th June 2009 at St John's Church, Old Coulsdon followed by the reception at Nutfield Priory. Katie is now working at Woldingham School. Pictured in her wedding photo here are, from left to right:


Diana Head (1996-1998) (and boyfriend Justin), Louise Piggin (1991-1998), Katie (1996-1998), new husband Glenn, Tieri Tizard-Varcoe (1991-1998), Ilgi Kim (1989-1998), Vicky Chapman (girlfriend of Alex), Alex Mitchell (1994-1998). Lisa Taylor (née Pearman) (1988-1998) and Tessa de Reuck (1990-1998) were also there but didn’t make this picture.


Congratulations to Alex Wan (1994-2001) on his marriage to Muna on 21st January 2009 at Oaks Farm, Croydon.  


Congratulations to Petra Clarke and Oliver Hirschmann who were married in the School Chapel on Saturday 19th August 2006.


Congratulations to Kira Morgan (née Kopylova) (1997-2000) who married in 2004 and now has two children, Maximus and Eva.  


Congratulations to Keith and Rosemary Angel (both Old Russellians) on their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Friday 24th March 2006.