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Adams, Rev. Prof. Marilyn Mccord, (12 Oct. 1943–22 March 2017), Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Oxford, 2004–09; Canon Residentiary of Christ Church, Oxford, 2004–09; Recurrent Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 2013–15  

PhD, DD

Born 12 Oct. 1943; d of William Clark McCord and Wilmah Brown McCord; m 1966, Prof. Robert Merrihew Adams, FBA; died 22 March 2017...

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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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Aiken, Joan Delano, (Mrs Julius Goldstein), (4 Sept. 1924–4 Jan. 2004), writer of historical, mystery and children’s novels, plays and poetry  

MBE 1999

Born 4 Sept. 1924; d of Conrad Potter Aiken and Jessie McDonald; m 1st, 1945, Ronald George Brown (d 1955); one ...

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Alain, Marie-Claire Geneviève, (10 Aug. 1926–26 Feb. 2013), organist; Lecturer, Conservatoire National de Région Rueil-Malmaison, Paris, 1978–98  

Born 10 Aug. 1926; d of Albert Alain and Magdeleine Alain (née Alberty); m 1950, Jacques Gommier (d 1992); one d (one s decd); died 26 Feb. 2013...

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Allen, Dame Ingrid (Victoria), (Dame Ingrid Barnes Thompson), (30 July 1932–21 April 2020), Director of Research and Development, Health and Personal Social Services, Northern Ireland, 1997–2001; Professor of Neuropathology, Queen’s University of Belfast, 1979–97, then Emerita  

DBE 2001 (CBE 1993); DL; MD, DSc, FRCPath, FMedSci; MRIA

Director of Research and Development, Health and Personal Social Services, Northern Ireland, 1997–2001; Professor of Neuropathology, Queen’s University of Belfast, 1979–97, then Emerita

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Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya), (4 April 1928–28 May 2014), writer, singer and actress  

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch., San Francisco; California Labor Sch....

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Anstee, Dame Margaret (Joan), (25 June 1926–25 Aug. 2016), lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and peacekeeping training; Adviser to: President and Government of Bolivia (ad honorem), 1993–97 and 2002–05; Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, 1987–93  

DCMG 1994

Born 25 June 1926; d of Edward Curtis Anstee and Anne Adaliza (née Mills); died 25 Aug. 2016

lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and peacekeeping training; Adviser to: President and Government of Bolivia (...

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Archer, Dr Mildred Agnes, (Mrs W. G. Archer), (28 Dec. 1911–4 Feb. 2005), in charge of Prints and Drawings Section, India Office Library, London, 1954–80  

OBE 1979

Born 28 Dec. 1911; d of V. A. Bell, MBE; m 1934, William George Archer (d 1979); one s one d...

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Armour, Mary Nicol Neill, (27 March 1902–5 July 2000), RGI 1977 (Vice-President, 1982; Hon. President, 1983); Teacher of Still Life, Glasgow School of Art, 1952–62 (Hon. Life President, 1982)  

RSA 1958 (ARSA 1940); RSW 1956

Born 27 March 1902; d of William Steel; m 1927, William Armour, RSA, RSW, RGI (d 1979...

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Arrowsmith, Amanda Jane Elizabeth, (28 Dec. 1947–22 May 2020), Chair, Eastern Region Committee, Heritage Lottery Fund, 2001–04  

Chair, Eastern Region Committee, Heritage Lottery Fund, 2001–04

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Ashton, Margaret, (1856–15 Oct. 1937)  

Hon. MA, Manchester University

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

home

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

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Atkin, Prof. Wendy Sheila, (5 April 1947–2 Oct. 2018), Professor of Gastrointestinal Epidemiology, Imperial College London, since 2004  

OBE 2013; PhD

Professor of Gastrointestinal Epidemiology, Imperial College London, since 2004

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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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Ayres, Gillian, (3 Feb. 1930–11 April 2018), painter, artist  

CBE 2011 (OBE 1986); RA

Born 3 Feb. 1930; d of Stephen and Florence Ayres; m Henry Mundy (marr. diss.); two s ; died 11 April 2018...

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Ayscough, Florence, (died 24 April 1942), writer and translator of Chinese literature  

LittD

Born d of Thomas Reed Wheelock and Edith H. Clarke, Shanghai, China and Boston, USA (father a Canadian); m 1st, Francis Ayscough (d...

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Baird, Joyce Elizabeth Leslie, (8 Dec. 1929–3 Oct. 2015), Joint General Secretary, Assistant Masters and Mistresses Association, 1978–90  

OBE 1991

Born 8 Dec. 1929; d of Dr J. C. H. Baird and Mrs J. E. Baird; died 3 Oct. 2015

Joint General Secretary, Assistant Masters and Mistresses Association, ...

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Barlow, Dame Phyllida, (4 April 1944–12 March 2023), sculptor  

DBE 2021 (CBE 2016); RA 2011

sculptor

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Barnett, Dame Henrietta (Octavia), (4 May 1851–10 June 1936)  

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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Barton, Prof. (Barbara) Anne, (9 May 1933–11 Nov. 2013), Professor of English, Cambridge University, 1984–2000; Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, since 1986  

PhD; FBA 1991

Born 9 May 1933; d of Oscar Charles Roesen and Blanche Godfrey Williams; m 1st, 1957, William Harvey Righter (marr. diss.); 2nd, 1969, John Bernard Adie Barton, CBE; ...

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Bateman, Mary-Rose Christine, (Mrs R. D. Farley), (16 March 1935–8 Sept. 2021), Headmistress, Perse School for Girls, Cambridge, 1980–89  

MA

Headmistress, Perse School for Girls, Cambridge, 1980–89