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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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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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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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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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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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Dean of Thornton-Le-Fylde, Baroness, (Brenda Dean) (29 April 1943–13 March 2018)  

Born 29 April 1943; d of Hugh Dean and Lillian Dean; m 1988, Keith Desmond McDowall (CBE 1988); died 13 March 2018

PC 1998; Chairman, Housing Corporation, 1997–2003...

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Donaldson, Dame (Dorothy) Mary, (29 Aug. 1921–4 Oct. 2003), JP; Lord Mayor of London for 1983–84; Alderman, City of London Ward of Coleman Street, 1975–91  

GBE 1983

Born 29 Aug. 1921; d of late Reginald George Gale Warwick and Dorothy Alice Warwick; m 1945, John Francis Donaldson (see Rt Hon. Baron Donaldson of Lymington, PC); one ...

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Ewing, Margaret Anne, (1 Sept. 1945–21 March 2006), Member (SNP) Moray, Scottish Parliament, since 1999  

Born 1 Sept. 1945; d of John and Peggie McAdam; m 1968, Donald Straiton Bain; m 1983, Fergus Stewart Ewing.; died 21 March 2006

Member (SNP) Moray, Scottish Parliament, since ...

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Falkender, Baroness, (Marcia Matilda Falkender) (10 March 1932–6 Feb. 2019)  

CBE 1970

Private and Political Secretary to Lord Wilson of Rievaulx, 1956–83 (at 10 Downing Street, 1964–70 and 1974–76)

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Farrington of Ribbleton, Baroness, (Josephine Farrington) (29 June 1940–30 March 2018)  

Born 29 June 1940 m 1960, Michael James Farrington; three s ; died 30 March 2018

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Fish, Dame Jocelyn (Barbara), (29 Sept. 1930–19 Sept. 2021), voluntary community worker, since 1959; farming partner, 1959–90  

DNZM 2009 (DCNZM 2001); CBE 1991

voluntary community worker, since 1959; farming partner, 1959–90

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Flather, Baroness, (Shreela Flather) (died 6 Feb. 2024)  

JP; DL; Councillor, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, 1976–91 (first ethnic minority woman Councillor in UK), Mayor, 1986–87 (first Asian woman to hold this office)

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Godman, Patricia, (Trish), (died 21 July 2019), Member (Lab) West Renfrewshire, Scottish Parliament, 1999–2011; Deputy Presiding Officer, Scottish Parliament, 2003–11  

Member (Lab) West Renfrewshire, Scottish Parliament, 1999–2011; Deputy Presiding Officer, Scottish Parliament, 2003–11

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Harper, Dame Elizabeth (Margaret Way), (20 June 1937–18 Dec. 2017), farmer  

DBE 1995

Born 20 June 1937; d of Jack Horsford Horrell and Margaret Faith Horrell (née Rickard); m 1956, Charles John Harper; one s...

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Hartnoll, Mary Charmian, (31 May 1939–16 Nov. 2020), Director of Social Work, Glasgow City Council, 1996–98  

CBE 1990

Director of Social Work, Glasgow City Council, 1996–98

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Henig, Baroness, (Ruth Beatrice Henig) (10 Nov. 1943–29 Feb. 2024)  

CBE 2000; DL; PhD

Deputy Speaker, House of Lords, since 2015

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Hollis of Heigham, Baroness, (Patricia Lesley Hollis) (24 May 1941–13 Oct. 2018)  

PC 1999; DL; DPhil; FRHistS

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Howe of Idlicote, Baroness, (Elspeth Rosamund Morton Howe) (8 Feb. 1932–22 March 2022)  

CBE 1999

JP; Chairman: Broadcasting Standards Commission, 1997–99 (Chairman, Broadcasting Standards Council, 1993–97); BOC Foundation for the Environment and Community, 1990–2003