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CBE 1917

Born 28 May 1864; e s of late Robert Blane, of Galston, Ayr; m 1st, Jean, d of William Kerr and Rachel Hunter of Kilwinning, Ayrshire; one ...


Born 7 Aug. 1894; s of Arthur Burrows Boumphrey and Alice Eleanor Whalley; m 1st, 1917, Esther Mary Grandage; one s; 2nd, 1937, Sylvia Burnett (...



Born 2 Dec. 1931; e s of Baron Ritchie-Calder, CBE; m 1954, Elisabeth Palmer; two s three d; died 25 June 2014

science writer

Merchant Taylors’ Sch.; Sidney Sussex Coll., Cambridge...


Born 20 March 1920; o s of Major the Hon. Ralfe Evans-Freke, MBE (yr s of 9th Baron) (d 1969), and Vera (...


Kt 1978; FRS 1982; FREng

Born 30 Oct. 1926; e s of Amos H. Chilver and Annie E. Mack; m 1959, Claudia M. B. Grigson, MA, MB, BCh, ...


Kt 1998; CBE 1989

Born 16 Dec. 1917; s of Charles Wright Clarke and Nora Mary Willis; m 1953, Marilyn Mayfield (marr. diss. 1964); died 19 March 2008

Huish’s Grammar Sch., Taunton; King’s Coll., London (BSc; FKC ...



Born 29 Dec. 1910; s of Henry Joseph Coase and Rosalie Elizabeth (née Giles); m 1937, Marian Ruth Hartung (d 2012); died 2 Sept. 2013

Professor Emeritus and Senior Fellow in Law and Economics, University of Chicago, since ...


CBE 1965

Born 27 April 1914; m 1946, Marjorie Bush; two s; died 18 April 1986

Director, Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation, 1970–74, and Commissioner, Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority, 1967–74

Brighton Grammar Sch. (Dux); University of Melbourne (BMechE)...



Born s of late Sir James Nicholas Douglass, FRS, and Mary, d of late James Tregarthen; died 10 Aug. 1913

Consulting Engineer to Public Works, Loan Board, Lighthouse and Harbour Authorities...


Born 30 Dec. 1951; s of Zakaria Ahmet Erzinçlioğlu and Kadria Sanna Erzinçlioğlu (née Shuhdi); m 1984, Sharon Wynne Davies; one s two d; died 26 Sept. 2002

forensic entomologist; writer and scientific consultant, since ...


OBE 1965

Born 19 May 1917; m 1943, Kathleen Dulcie Bennett; one s one d; died 19 Dec. 2003

aerospace consultant/technical journalist; Joint Field Commander, National Air Traffic Services, 1974–77...


Born 1 March 1913; o s of Sidney and Dorothy Fitter; m 1938, Alice Mary, (Maisie), Stewart (d 1996), e d of Dr R. S. Park, Huddersfield; two ...


Kt 1944

Born 5 Nov. 1888; 3rd s of late Samuel Garrett, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, late Pres. of Law Soc; m 1912, Catriona Marion Stewart Robertson (...


Born 17 Dec. 1912; s of Charles and Mary Short, Warcop, Westmorland; m 1941, Jennie (d 2008), d of Thomas Sewell, Newcastle upon Tyne; one s one d...



Born NYC, 10 Sept. 1941; m 1st, 1965, Deborah Lee (marr. diss.); two s; 2nd, 1995, Rhonda Roland Shearer; died 20 May 2002

Professor of Geology, and Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology, Museum of Comparative Geology, since ...


CBE 1989; DSc; FRS 1992; FRSE 1969

Born 24 July 1923; s of C. C. L. Gregory, astronomer, and Patricia (née Gibson); m 1st, 1953, Margaret Hope Pattison Muir (marr. diss. ...


MBE 1981; FRS 1988; FREng

Born 2 June 1932; s of late John Frederick Harris and Emily Margaret (née Prosser); m 1956, Ann Foote; two s two d; died...


CBE 1990

Born 8 July 1936; s of Fred and Alice Hitchen, Lancs; m 1962, Ellen Josephine O’Hanlon (d 2013), Kildare, Eire; one s one d; died 2 Dec. 2013...


FRS 1979

Born 31 Dec. 1928; s of Julius Lappert and Kornelie Lappert (née Beran); m 1980, Lorna McKenzie; died 28 March 2014

Research Professor of Chemistry, University of Sussex, ...


CBE 1979; TD 1946

Born 21 July 1918; s of Matthew Lindsay and Eileen Frances Brock; m 1946, Aileen Joyce Gordon; one s two d (and one d decd); died...