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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

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

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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 (...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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...

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

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

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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 ...

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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...

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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; ...

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PC 2019; MP (C) South West Wiltshire, since 2010 (Westbury, 2001–10); Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department for International Development, since 2019

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Warden of Glenalmond College (formerly Trinity College, Glenalmond), 1972–87

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OBE 1992; WS

part-time Sheriff, 2000–03 (Temporary Sheriff, 1995–99); Secretary of the Law Society of Scotland, 1976–97

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

authoress and art critic

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AC 1994 (AO 1991; AM 1985)

ActionAid Australia Ambassador for Cambodia, 2006–12; Chairman, Indigenous Implementation Board, Department of Indigenous Affairs, Western Australia, 2008–11; Governor of Western Australia, 2000–05

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Chairman, Israel Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration Center, since 2012; company director

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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

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CBE 1990

Chief Executive, The Prince’s Scottish Youth Business Trust, 2000–12

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OBE 1983

Director of Government and Public Affairs, WH Smith (USA) Inc., 1995–99