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Legacies

We are very grateful to those who have pledged a gift to Linacre in their will. This represents a particular commitment to College, for which we are most grateful.

In recent years we have with warm gratitude received legacy gifts from:

  • Mr John Bamborough
  • Dr Mary Bell
  • Professor Margaret Blunden
  • Mrs Rosalind Brain
  • Professor Louis Curran
  • Mr Colin Dale
  • Dr Leslie & Mrs Ursula Goulding
  • Dr Tom Halsall
  • Mrs Hettie Harré
  • Sir John & Lady Hicks
  • Mrs Adi Inskeep
  • Mr Robert Kennedy
  • Professor Justin Leiber
  • Ms Jaki Leverson
  • Professor Herman Levy
  • Professor Stephen Moorbath
  • Dr Lorna McDougall
  • Ms Gayatri Schilberg
  • Professor Lieve Spaas
  • Dr William Waldren
  • Dr Bryan Warren

Thomas Linacre Circle

Linacre has created a legacy recognition circle to acknowledge and thank all those who have remembered the College in their will and let Linacre know of their intention. The Thomas Linacre Circle is a group of those supporters whose long-term commitment is much appreciated.

Every year there is an opportunity for Thomas Linacre Circle members (donors of £10,000 +) to meet in College, either for a lunch, or for another event, usually an afternoon tea. Additionally, during the biennial Oxford University reunion weekends in New York, the Principal hosts Thomas Linacre Circle members to an English Afternoon Tea in a central Manhattan hotel.

In the Nadel Room, we are proud to display a Legacy Book, which records all legacy gifts made to Linacre, with short biographies of the donors, and with College’s warm thanks. 

For detailed and useful up-to-date information about Oxford Planned Giving, relevant to legacy gifts from the USA, please use the link at the side. A Linacre Legacy form is accessible on the right, immediately above the Planned Giving link.

For more information on the Thomas Linacre Circle, or on legacy information generally, please email Dr Anne Keene or ring her on 01865 271671.