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Hon. MA, Manchester University

Born 1856; 3rd d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Ford Bank, Didsbury, Manchester; died 15 Oct. 1937


Interested in Infant Welfare and Hospital, Education, Women’s International League, Local Government, etc...


DBE 1924 (CBE 1917); MTPI (Hon. Member)

Born 4 May 1851; d of late Alex. Rowland, Champion Hall, Kent; m 1873, Rev. Canon Samuel Augustus Barnett (...


FBA 1967

Born 23 Dec. 1916; er s of William Joseph Blake and Norah Lindley Daynes, Brundall, Norfolk; m 1953, Patricia Mary (d 1995), e d of Thomas Richard Waters, Great Plumstead, Norfolk; three ...


Kt 1987

Born 11 May 1925; s of Alderman William Boyson, MBE, JP and Mrs Bertha Boyson, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancs; m 1st, 1946, Violet Burletson (marr. diss.); two d; 2nd, ...


ARA 1948; RWS 1945; RWA 1947

Born 1875; d of Mark Fisher, RA; m 1908, John Alexander Prout; died 9 Dec. 1963

Member of New English Art Club...


KCMG 1965 (CMG 1956); CVO 1960; MC 1945

Born 19 Feb. 1916; s of 7th Baron Henniker, and Molly (d 1953), d...


CBE 1997; FBA 1979

Born 18 Dec. 1915; s of Rev. G. H. R. Laslett and E. E. Laslett (née Alden); m 1947, Janet Crockett Clark; two ...


OBE 2005

Born 7 Aug. 1932; s of George William Manners and Louisa Hannah Manners; m 1st, 1959, Anne (née Sawyer) (marr. diss. 1982); one s two d...


CMG 1956

Born Glasgow, 1905; s of William Whyte Mason and Jane Miller MacKellar Watt; m 1952, Monica (d 1975), d of late George H. Powell, Truro; ...


m 1878, Jean Paul Richter (d 1937); two s two d; died 9 Jan. 1938

authoress and art critic


OBE 1973

DL; Chairman, 1976–91, and non-executive Deputy Chairman, 1991–98, Peek plc (formerly Peek Holdings); Director, Trailfinders Ltd, 1984–2007, and a number of other companies