The Scottish Mail on Sunday

MoS man Patston dies at 69


PETER PATSTON, a former Mail on Sunday sub-editor, has died at the age of 69.

After starting his journalism career in Rugby, he switched to the Western Daily Press. He had a stint on London’s Evening Standard in Shoe Lane and then became a well-respected freelancer across Fleet Street before returning to his native Bath to set up his own magazine company.

Peter was for many years a stalwart of The Mail on Sunday production team. He was also proud to be a founder of the cricket team the Fleet Street Strollers.

He leaves a wife, Maggie, daughters Emily, Amanda and Madeleine, and nine grandchild­ren.

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