Hugh A Vos died peacefully on July 6 in hospital after a long and difficult illness. He was 78. He was the son of Ben Vos, Chairman of B B Vos & Sons Ltd, Weston Street, Bermondsey, London, and director of the company for many years in charge of the E I Kip and Skin Department in London, and regularly visited India to meet suppliers. Latterly he traded with his brother Bernard from their warehouse in Northampton, until he retired from business in 1986.