Terry Cann - Lady Margaret Beaufort Fellow


Very sadly we have to inform the College that our Lady Margaret Beaufort Fellow, Terry Cann, died on Sunday 15th September.

Terry matriculated at Christ’s in 1954 and was elected a Lady Margaret Beaufort Fellow in 2012.

Terry read Economics before becoming a trainee with a large firm of London stockbrokers.  After two years training he joined Phillips & Drew, which included actuaries and accountants as well as stockbrokers.  He became a member of the London Stock Exchange in the early 1960s, and subsequently became a managing partner in Phillips & Drew, where he remained for the rest of his working life.

For health reasons, Terry resigned his partnership at Phillips & Drew in the early 1980s, remaining as a consultant until finally leaving in 1985.  By that time Phillips & Drew was one of the largest, if not the largest, broker on the London Stock Exchange.

Having retired early Terry engaged himself in the work of the Barbican Association, which represents the interests of residents of the Barbican estate, where he lived while in London.  This led to him being elected to the City’s governing body, the Common Council, for the ward of Cripplegate, keeping this position until 1992 when he decided to fully retire and leave the Barbican, moving to North Norfolk.

Terry has been a most generous member of the College, particularly providing support for our undergraduates, and the Fellowship has benefitted from several gifts of wine to the Room. Terry often visited College, with his partner Angela Rice, and very much enjoyed the engagement the Lady Margaret Beaufort Fellowship gave him.