Dr Bill Penley CB CBE  

22nd March 1917  -  27 January 2017   (almost 100!)

Bill at Peveril Point, Swanage in 1987.

Bill Penley passed away peacefully on 27th January 2017 in Poole Hospital.  
Much loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  His memory will live on in all who knew him.

Celebration of Bill's Life

A celebration of his life will be held in Swanage on the date of his 100th birthday (Wednesday 22nd March 2017).  There will be a Service of Thanksgiving at 12 noon at St Mark's Church, Herston followed by a reception.  

Photograph albums and biographic information
not yet ready for publication

 Visit again in a few weeks' time or e-mail me on reception@penley.org and I will let you know when I update the website.  Jonathan  ~  Tue 21st March '17.

Donations & Memorial Seat

If you would like to make a donation in memory of Bill to:
      Friends of Swanage Hospital or
      Purbeck Instrument Loan Scheme
it may be sent  c/o James Smith Funeral Directors, 
      60a Kings Road, Swanage, BH19 1HR 
Alternatively donations may be made online at: 

The family are also hoping to erect a memorial seat or similar dedicated to Bill in Purbeck. If you would like to make a contribution to this please contact Ian Mateer (Billís son in law) on 01929 424927.

There is a short biography of Bill on the Purbeck Radar website: 

Page last updated:  21 March 2017