We are very sad to hear of the death of Peter Hingley, Librarian of the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS). His death was announced today by the RAS.
Peter was a great friend to many in the astronomical community and will be very much missed. Particularly, the IoA Library is grateful for his help and co-operation over many years. Without his help, tracking down obscure references, many requests would have remained unsatisfied. He was always helpful and cheerful and with a tremendous breadth of knowledge on all sorts of subjects.
A gentleman and a scholar.