Simon Tebbutt: in memoriam

from Signs of the Times No. 36 - Jan 2010

Richard Truss

a tribute at his memorial service

For me Simon and the MCU are just about inseparable. I joined by walking in on a conference off the street in Oxford. Simon seems to have arrived by divine right in that his grandparents were members and he was indoctrinated - if a modernist can ever be indoctrinated - by his grandfather.

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Generosity and rigour - MCU at its best

Editorial by Anthony Woollard
from Signs of the Times No. 36 - Jan 2010

The first part of this issue is devoted to the memory of Simon Tebbutt, a longstanding member of MCU and of its Council who died in the autumn.

As a relative newcomer, I never knew Simon well myself; but the testimonies that follow show him as a fine example of the combination of generosity and rigour which characterises the Union at its best. As father of our Vice-Chair, Rosalind Lund, he can even claim to have started an MCU dynasty. We owe it to the memory of such as Simon to carry on our work in the spirit he demonstrated, and to draw new and not least younger people into our endeavours.

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