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Adams, Norman (Edward Albert), (9 Feb. 1927–10 March 2005), artist (painter); Professor of Painting in Royal Academy Schools, 1995–2000  

RA 1972 (ARA 1967); ARCA 1951

Born 9 Feb. 1927; s of Albert Henry Adams and Winifred Elizabeth Rose Adams; m 1947, Anna Theresa; two ...


Allen, John Piers, (30 March 1912–2 Jan. 2002), Principal, Central School of Speech and Drama, 1972–78  

OBE 1979

Born 30 March 1912; s of Percy Allen and Marjorie Nash; m 1st, 1937, Modwena Sedgwick; two s; 2nd, 1945, Anne Preston; two ...


Alsop, Prof. William Allen, (12 Dec. 1947–12 May 2018), Director, ALL Design, since 2011; Professor of Architecture, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, since 2013  

OBE 1999; RA 2000; RIBA

Born 12 Dec. 1947; s of Francis John Alsop and Brenda Hight; m 1972, Sheila E. Bean; two s one ...


Amos, Francis John Clarke, (10 Sept. 1924–20 May 2003), international consultant on institutional development; Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council, 1973–77; Senior Fellow, University of Birmingham, since 1977  


Born 10 Sept. 1924; s of late Frank Amos, FALPA (Director, H. J. Furlong & Sons, Ltd, London), and Alice Mary Amos; ...


Ashworth, Prof. Graham William, (14 July 1935–18 Sept. 2015), Visiting Professor: of Environmental Policy, University of Salford, 2004–12; International Baptist Theological Seminary, Prague, 2003–12  

CBE 1980; DL

Born 14 July 1935; s of Frederick William Ashworth and Ivy Alice Ashworth; m 1960, Gwyneth Mai Morgan-Jones; three d; died 18 Sept. 2015

Visiting Professor: of Environmental Policy, University of Salford, ...


Bailey, Dennis, (20 Jan. 1931–18 June 2016), graphic designer and illustrator; Partner, Bailey and Kenny, since 1988  

RDI 1980; ARCA

Born 20 Jan. 1931; s of Leonard Charles Bailey and Ethel Louise Funnell; m 1985, Nicola Anne Roberts; one s one d...


Bellany, John, (18 June 1942–28 Aug. 2013), artist (painter)  

CBE 1994; RA 1991 (ARA 1986)

Born Scotland, 18 June 1942; s of Richard Weatherhead Bellany and Agnes Craig Bellany; m 1st, 1964, Helen Margaret Percy (marr. diss. 1974...


Benney, (Adrian) Gerald (Sallis), (21 April 1930–26 June 2008), goldsmith and silversmith; Professor of Silversmithing and Jewellery, Royal College of Art, 1974–83  

CBE 1995; RDI 1971

Born 21 April 1930; s of late Ernest Alfred Benney and Aileen Mary Benney; m 1957, Janet Edwards; three s one d; died 26 June 2008...


Bethell, David Percival, (7 Dec. 1923–11 Dec. 2005), Director, Leicester Polytechnic, 1973–87  

CBE 1983

Born Bath, 7 Dec. 1923; s of William George Bethell and Elsie (née Cossins); formerly used surname spelling of Bethel; m 1943...


Blackburn, Mark Alistair Sinclair, (5 Jan. 1953–1 Sept. 2011), Keeper of Coins and Medals, Fitzwilliam Museum, since 1991, and Reader in Numismatics and Monetary History, since 2004, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, since 2005  

PhD, LittD; FSA

Born 5 Jan. 1953; y s of late Neil Blackburn and Joan Wallace Blackburn; m 1980, Fiona Anne Haigh; two s one d; died 1 Sept. 2011...


Blatchly, John Marcus, (7 Oct. 1932–3 Sept. 2015), Headmaster, Ipswich School, 1972–93  

MBE 2007; MA, PhD; FSA 1975

Born 7 Oct. 1932; s of late Alfred Ernest Blatchly and Edith Selina Blatchly (née Giddings); m 1955, Pamela Winifred, JP, d of late Major and Mrs L. J. Smith; one ...


Boddy, Prof. Keith, (1 Nov. 1937–19 Sept. 2010), Professor of Medical Physics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and Head of Regional Medical Physics Department, Northern Regional Health Authority, 1978–98  

CBE 1998 (OBE 1989); PhD, DSc; FRSE

Born 1 Nov. 1937; s of late Ernest Boddy and Edith Mary Boddy; m 1960, Sylvia Mary (née Goodier); two s...


Bostock, James Edward, (11 June 1917–26 May 2006), painter and engraver  

RE 1961 (ARE 1947); ARCA London

Born Hanley, Staffs, 11 June 1917; s of William George Bostock, pottery and glass-worker, and Amy (née...


Bowden, Gerald Francis, (26 Aug. 1935–6 Jan. 2020), barrister, chartered surveyor and university lecturer  

TD 1971

barrister, chartered surveyor and university lecturer


Brenikov, Prof. Paul, (13 July 1921–17 June 2016), Professor and Head of Department of Town and Country Planning, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1964–86, then Professor Emeritus  


Born 13 July 1921; o s of Pavel Brenikov and Joyce Mildred Jackson, Liverpool; m 1943, Margaret (d 1994), e d of Albert McLevy, Burnley, Lancs; two ...


Brennan, Archibald Orr, (Archie), (7 Dec. 1931–31 Oct. 2019), designer, weaver, teacher and lecturer, since 1984  

OBE 1981

designer, weaver, teacher and lecturer, since 1984


Brooke-Little, John Philip Brooke, (6 April 1927–13 Feb. 2006), Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, and King of Arms, Registrar and Knight Attendant on the Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick, 1980–95; Librarian, 1974–94, and Treasurer, 1978–95, College of Arms; Clarenceux King of Arms, 1995–97  

CVO 1984 (MVO 1969)

Born 6 April 1927; s of late Raymond Brooke-Little, Unicorns House, Swalcliffe; m 1960, Mary Lee, oc of late John Raymond Pierce; three ...


Brunskill, Ronald William, (3 Jan. 1929–9 Oct. 2015), lecturer and author; Professor, Centre for Conservation Studies, School of Architecture (formerly School of the Built Environment), De Montfort University, 1995–2001  

OBE 1990; MA, PhD; FSA

Born 3 Jan. 1929; s of William Brunskill and Elizabeth Hannah Brunskill; m 1960, Miriam Allsopp; two d; died 9 Oct. 2015...


Bushe, Frederick Joseph William, (1 March 1931–18 May 2009), Founder, 1979, and Director, 1979–96, Scottish Sculpture Workshop  

OBE 1994; RSA 1986 (ARSA 1977)

Born 1 March 1931; s of Frederick M. C. Bushe and Kathleen Welch; m 1st, 1956, Rosemary R. Beattie; three s one d...


Butler, Vincent Frederick, (27 Oct. 1933–1 Jan. 2017), figurative sculptor; works in bronze  

RSA 1977; RGI 1989

Born Manchester 27 Oct. 1933 m 1961, Camilla Luisa Meazza; two s ; died 1 Jan. 2017

figurative sculptor; works in bronze...