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Afshar, Baroness, (Haleh Afshar) (1944–12 May 2022)  

OBE 2005; PhD; FAcSS

Professor of Politics and Women’s Studies, University of York, 1999–2011, then Emeritus

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Aird, Fiona Violet, (Lady Aird), (24 Sept. 1934–11 Feb. 2023), Extra Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, 1963–2002  

CVO 2001 (LVO 1980)

Extra Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, 1963–2002

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Anglesey, Dowager Marchioness of, ((Elizabeth) Shirley Vaughan Paget) (4 Dec. 1924–21 Jan. 2017)  

DBE 1983 (CBE 1977); LVO 1993

Born 4 Dec. 1924; d of late Charles Morgan and Hilda Vaughan (both novelists); m 1948, 7th Marquess of Anglesey (...

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Arrowsmith, Pat, (2 March 1930–27 Sept. 2023), peace activist and socialist; on staff of Amnesty International, 1971–94, retired  

peace activist and socialist; on staff of Amnesty International, 1971–94, retired

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Atherton, Candice Kathleen, (Candy), (21 Sept. 1955–30 Oct. 2017), freelance journalist, since 1980; political consultant, since 2005; Managing Director, Atherton Associates, since 2007  

Born 21 Sept. 1955; d of late Denis G. W. Atherton and of Pamela A. M. Osborne; m 2002, Broderick Ross; died 30 Oct. 2017...

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Avebury, Kina, Lady, (Kina-Maria Lubbock) (2 Sept. 1934–1 Sept. 2017)  

consultant on health and social policy

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Bamber, Helen, (1 May 1925–21 Aug. 2014), Co-Founder and Clinical Director, Helen Bamber Foundation, 2005–14, then Director Emeritus  

OBE 1997

Born 1 May 1925; d of Louis and Marie Balmuth; m 1947, Rudi Bamberger (marr. diss. 1970); two s; died 21 Aug. 2014

Co-Founder and Clinical Director, Helen Bamber Foundation, ...

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Barbara, Agatha, (11 March 1923–4 Feb. 2002), social/welfare worker; President of the Republic of Malta, 1982–87; Chairperson, The Samaritans – Malta, since 1988  

KUOM 1990

Born Zabbar, 11 March 1923; died 4 Feb. 2002

social/welfare worker; President of the Republic of Malta, 1982–87; Chairperson, The Samaritans – Malta, since ...

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Batten, Edith Mary, (1905–28 Jan. 1985), Principal, William Temple College, 1950–66  

OBE 1948

Born 1905; died 28 Jan. 1985

Principal, William Temple College, 1950–66

High Sch. for Girls, Southport; Liverpool Univ.; London School of Economics; St Anne’s Coll., Oxford. BSc Liverpool; BSc (Econ) London; MA Oxon...

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Bayliss, Hon. Mary Selina, (14 Jan. 1940–30 March 2019), Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Berkshire, 2008–15  

CVO 2015

Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Berkshire, 2008–15

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Beavan, Margaret, (died 22 Feb. 1931), Ex-Lord Mayor of Liverpool  

JP; CC

Born Liverpool; died 22 Feb. 1931

Ex-Lord Mayor of Liverpool

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Becke, Mrs Shirley Cameron, (29 April 1917–25 Oct. 2011), Vice-Chairman, 1976–83 and Regional Administrator, London Region, 1974–79, Women’s Royal Voluntary Service  

OBE 1974; QPM 1972

Born 29 April 1917; er d of late George L. Jennings, AMIGasE and Marion Jennings; m 1954, Rev. Justice Becke, MBE, TD, FCA (d 1990...

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Berners, Baroness (16th in line), (Pamela Vivien Kirkham) (30 Sept. 1929–23 Jan. 2023)  

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Bingley, Juliet Martin, (Lady Bingley), (18 July 1925–16 Jan. 2005), Research Social Worker, City Corporation Social Services, based at St Mark’s Hospital, EC1, 1990–96 (Senior Social Worker, 1973–90)  

MBE 1991

Born 18 July 1925; d of Reginald Vick, OBE, MCh, FRCS and Mary Kate Vick; m 1948, Adm. Sir Alexander Noel Campbell Bingley, GCB, OBE (d 1972...

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Blood, Baroness, (May Blood) (26 May 1938–21 Oct. 2022)  

MBE 1995

Information Officer, Great Shankhill Partnership Co. Ltd, since 1994; Founding Member, Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition, since 1996

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Blow Darlington, Joyce, (4 May 1929–20 May 2021), Chairman, Child Accident Prevention Trust, 1996–2002  

OBE 1994

Chairman, Child Accident Prevention Trust, 1996–2002

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Booth, Dame Margaret (Myfanwy Wood), (11 Sept. 1933–1 Jan. 2021), President, Family and Parenting Institute, since 2004 (Chairman, 1999–2004); a Judge of the High Court, Family Division, 1979–94  

DBE 1979

President, Family and Parenting Institute, since 2004 (Chairman, 1999–2004); a Judge of the High Court, Family Division, 1979–94

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Boothroyd, Baroness, (Betty Boothroyd) (8 Oct. 1929–26 Feb. 2023)  

OM 2005

PC 1992; Speaker of the House of Commons, 1992–2000

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Boyd, Dame Vivienne (Myra), (11 April 1926–13 July 2011), Vice Chairperson, Hutt Diabetic Foundation, 1992  

DBE 1986 (CBE 1983)

Born 11 April 1926; d of Hugh France Lowe and Winifred May Lowe (née Shearer); m 1948, Robert Macdonald Boyd (d 2004); three ...

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Bramall, Margaret Elaine, (1 Oct. 1916–11 Aug. 2007), Vice-President, National Council for One Parent Families (formerly National Council for the Unmarried Mother and her Child) (Director, 1962–79)  

OBE 1969

Born 1 Oct. 1916; d of Raymond Taylor, MA and Nettie Kate Taylor, BA; m 1939, E. A. Bramall, later Sir Ashley Bramall (marr. diss.; he d 1999...