TWO brothers who grew up in Falmouth have sadly passed away just two days apart.  

Trevor Bartlett age 72, was born June 26, 1951, in Redruth and died on September 24 in Brighton. Roger Bartlett age 77, was born December 22, 1945, in Falmouth and died September 26 in Tenerife, Canary Islands.

Both attended Trescobeas County Secondary School.

Falmouth Packet: Trevor BartlettTrevor Bartlett (Image: Supplied)

Trevor, after a brief foray in mercantile banking, attended teacher training college in Chalfont St. Giles.  After qualifying, he had a successful career teaching and as a headteacher at several primary schools in London. 

He later became an inspector for the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Retiring early, he and his partner holidayed on Spain’s Costa Blanca, and also travelled widely.

Falmouth Packet: Roger BartlettRoger Bartlett (Image: Supplied)

Roger became a plumber and is also remembered for serving as a club steward at Penryn Rugby Club. He married Phyllis Cleverly in 1968. 

They eventually established a home in East Grinsted in London. Both worked for British Telecom, Roger as a cable jointer. They holidayed in Tenerife. In the late 1990’s they retired to the Canary Islands.

Trevor died on September 24 in a hospice after a long struggle with cancer.  Several years ago, Roger fell at home was hospitalized, and remained in-care until his death on September 26. 

Although both left Falmouth many years ago, they still fondly remembered the family home on Meadowbank Road and their Cornish heritage.

They are survived by Qi Wen in Brighton, brothers: Keith in Par, Peter (Lee Ann) in Michigan, USA, Nigel (Agnieszka) in Plymouth, and several nephews, nieces, and cousins.