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MBE 1999

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


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....


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 (...


Born Dublin, 28 May 1940; d of William Binchy and Maureen Blackmore; m 1977, Gordon Snell, writer and broadcaster; died 30 July 2012


Holy Child Convent, Killiney, Dublin; University College, Dublin...


Born 13 May 1861; d of late John Ireland Blackburne, Chester, and Mary (née Buchanan); died 28 Nov. 1951

Chairman Writers’ Club, 1916–17 and 1930; Joint Hon. Sec. Women Writers’ Dinner, ...


Born 16 Jan. 1923; m 1st, 1944, Rodney Bax (marr. diss); 2nd, 1953, Jerzy Pietrkiewicz (marr. diss. 1975; he d 2007); 3rd, 1981, Claude Brooke (marr. diss. 1982); ...


CBE 1990

Born 16 July 1928; oc of Newson and Maude Brookner; died 10 March 2016

Reader, Courtauld Institute of Art, 1977–88

James Allen’s Girls’ Sch.; King’s Coll., Univ. of London (BA ...


CBE 1998

Born 21 April 1906; d of Michael Browse and Gladys Browse (née Meredith); m 1st, 1934, Ivan H. Joseph; 2nd, 1964, Sidney H. Lines (decd); ...


DPhil; FBA 2002

Born 11 Feb. 1937; d of Sir Trevor Evans, CBE and Margaret (née Gribbin); m 1962, David Edgeworth Butler (Sir David Butler, CBE, FBA); two s...


DBE 2007 (CBE 1992); FBA 1989

Born 25 March 1921; d of late Gilbert Charles Tew and Phyllis Twomey; m 1951, James A. T. Douglas, OBE (d 2004...