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Anstey, Vera, (1889–26 Nov. 1976)  

DSc (Econ.)

Born 1889; 2nd d of James and Mary Powell; m 1913, Percy L. Anstey (d 1920); one s one d; died...


Astor, Nancy, Viscountess, (Nancy Witcher Astor) (19 May 1879–2 May 1964)  

CH 1937

Born 19 May 1879; d of late Chiswell Dabney Langhorne, Mirador, Greenwood, Va; m 1st, 1897, Robert Gould Shaw (from whom she obtained a decree of divorce, ...


Brookes, Lady Mabel Balcombe, (died 30 April 1975), Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur  

DBE 1955 (CBE 1933)

Born d of late Harry Emmerton, solicitor, South Yarra, and Alice Mabel Maud Emmerton, CBE; m 1911, Sir Norman Everard Brookes (...


Campbell, Lady Archibald, (Janey Sevilla), (died 1923)  

Born d of late James Callander of Ardkinglas and Craigforth, and of late Hon. Mrs Callander (whose portrait hangs in the King of Bavaria’s Gallery of Beauty at Munich); ward of George, 8th Duke of Argyll; ...


Carnegy of Lour, Baroness, (Elizabeth Patricia Carnegy of Lour) (28 April 1925–9 Nov. 2010)  

Born 28 April 1925; e d of late Lt Col U. E. C. Carnegy, DSO, MC, DL, JP, 12th of Lour, and Violet Carnegy, MBE; ...


Catto, (Patricia) Gay (Warren), (16 Nov. 1940–30 May 2014), Ceremonial Officer, Cabinet Office, 2000–05  

CVO 2005

Born 16 Nov. 1940; d of late Rt Rev. (William) Warren Hunt and Mollie Hunt (née Green); m 1971, Alistair William Gillespie Catto (d 2006); one ...


Cracroft-Eley, Bridget Katharine, (29 Oct. 1933–29 Aug. 2008), Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, 1995–2008  

CVO 2008

Born 29 Oct. 1933; d of Weston Cracroft-Amcotts and Rhona (née Clifton-Brown); m 1959, Robert Peel Charles Cracroft-Eley (d 1996); one s one d; died...


Gore-Booth, Eva Selina, (died 30 June 1926), writer  

Born 2nd d of Sir Henry William Gore-Booth, 5th Bt of Lissadell, Sligo; died 30 June 1926



Harriman, Pamela Beryl, (20 March 1920–5 Feb. 1997), Ambassador of the United States of America to France, since 1993  

Born 20 March 1920; er d of 11th Baron Digby, KG, DSO, MC, TD and Hon. Pamela Bruce, OBE, yr d of 2nd Baron Aberdare; m...


Houston, Dame (Fanny) Lucy, (8 April 1857–29 Dec. 1936), among the first five Dame Commanders of the British Empire  

DBE 1917

Born London, 8 April 1857; d of late Thomas Radmall; m 1901, 9th Baron Byron (d 1917); no c; m 1924...


Knollys, Hon. (Elizabeth) Charlotte, (1835–24 April 1930), a Bedchamber Woman to Queen Alexandra, 1870–1925  

Born 1835; d of late Rt Hon. Sir William Thomas Knollys, KCB; died 24 April 1930

a Bedchamber Woman to Queen Alexandra, 1870–1925

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Paterson-Brown, Dr June, (8 Feb. 1932–6 Dec. 2009), JP; Lord-Lieutenant of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, 1998–2007; Chief Commissioner, Girl Guides Association, and Commonwealth Chief Commissioner, 1985–90  

CVO 2007; CBE 1991

Born 8 Feb. 1932; d of Thomas Clarke Garden and Jean Martha (née Mallace); m 1957, Dr Peter N. Paterson-Brown; three s one d; died...


Stewart-Roberts, Phyllida Katharine, (19 Aug. 1933–12 Aug. 2016), Lord-Lieutenant, East Sussex, 2000–08 (Vice Lord-Lieutenant, 1996–2000); Superintendent-in-Chief, St John Ambulance Brigade, 1990–93  

CVO 2009; OBE 1995

Born 19 Aug. 1933; d of Lt-Col Walter Harold Bamfield, Royal Welch Fusiliers and Veronica Grissell; m 1955, Andrew Kerr Stewart-Roberts; one s one d; died...


Williams, Susan Eva, (17 Aug. 1915–7 Jan. 2011), Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan, 1985–90  

MBE 1959

Born 17 Aug. 1915; d of Robert Henry Williams and Dorothy Marie Williams; m 1950, Charles Crofts Llewellyn Williams (d 1952); died 7 Jan. 2011

Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan, ...