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OBE 1994; PhD; FLS; CBiol, FRSB

botanist; writer and broadcaster


CBE 1918

Born 1865; m 1891, Frances Ellen, d of Richard Everett Rolls; one s; died 2 Nov. 1936

was Managing Director, Hayes & Northolt Filling Factory, Ministry of Munitions; civil engineer...


Born d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Manchester; m 1889, Rt Hon. James, 1st Viscount Bryce, of Dechmont; no c; died 27 Dec. 1939...


KBE 1918; CMG 1913

Born 26 March 1859; s of J. N. Clarkson; m 1887, Louisa Clarissa, d of J. C. Hawker, Australia; two s; died 21 Jan. 1934

private school, Whitby...



Born Ilford, 1868; s of John Shaw Dreaper; m; one s; died 2 Dec. 1938

Consulting Chemical Engineer; Founder and Hon. Secretary League of Science; Hon. Secretary Central Agricultural and Scientific Bibliography, The Science Museum, SW7; late Superintendent of HM Factories at Sutton Oak (War Office) and Ellesmere Port (Ministry of Munitions)...



Born 14 July 1951; s of late Edmund Benham Eden and Céline Eden (née Malpeyre); died 3 Jan. 2018

Trustee and Director, Chilterns Observatory Trust, since 2007...



Born 25 April 1927; s of Sir Geoffrey Faber; m 1st, 1959, Penelope (d 1983), d of Clive Morton, actor; two s two d; 2nd, 1986, Dr Elisabeth van Houts; one ...


MP (Lab) Newport West, since 1987


Kt 1978; FRSE 1978

Born 2 May 1923; s of Alexander Ross Fraser and Annie McGregor Fraser; m 1950, Maria Harvey (née McLaren), JP, SRN (d 1995); two ...


PhD; FRS 1983

Born 28 Aug. 1929; s of Hermann Guillery and Eva (née Hackel); m 1954, Margot Cunningham Pepper (marr. diss. 2000); three ...