Robin Fletcher

The President and Fellows  announce with great sadness the death of Dr Robin Fletcher OBE DSC, Emeritus Fellow of Trinity College.

Robin Fletcher was a Fellow of Trinity from 1950 to 1989. Between 1951 and 1974 he combined the position of Domestic Bursar with a university lectureship in modern Greek. In 1980 he became Warden of Rhodes House, but retained his Fellowship at Trinity. In his youth he was a keen hockey player; he won a medal in the 1952 Olympic Games and went on to manage the GB hockey team at several later Olympics. When he retired, he and his wife Jinny went to live on Orkney – Jinny died in 2010.  A portrait of Dr Fletcher hangs in the college’s Fletcher Room, a meeting room in staircase 14.

Posted 22 January 2016 

Robin Fletcher

A detail of the portrait of Robin Fletcher by Howard J Morgan, 1981, which hangs in Trinity College.