Peter Kelly, 2011


Peter Kelly MBE, was sworn in as Captain of the Parish of Onchan on 19th January 2011 at Government House by His Excellency Sir Paul Haddocks. He was permitted ten guests in total including family; Peter decided to link with the past.

Left to right: Rosemary Penn (daughter of Deemster Johnson OBE, Captain of Onchan 1951 – 1972), Harvey Briggs TH, (Captain of Onchan 1997 – 2010), Marilyn and Carole Nivison (daughters of J A C K Nivison CBE, Captain of Onchan 1972 – 1997)


At the swearing in ceremony, left to right: Ruth Kelly (wife), Edward Kelly (son), His Excellency Vice-Admiral Sir Paul Haddacks KCB (Lieutenant Governor), Peter Kelly, John Kelly (son), Mark Kelly (son). Seated is Peter’s mother, Winifred, aged 94.