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Acres, Dr Douglas Ian, (21 Nov. 1924–2 Dec. 2001), DL; Vice President, Magistrates’ Association, since 1988 (Chairman of Council, 1984–87)  

CBE 1987 (OBE 1981); JP

Born Brockley, 21 Nov. 1924; y s of Sydney Herbert and Hilda Emily Acres; m Joan Marjorie, o d...


Alderson, John Cottingham, (28 May 1922–7 Oct. 2011), writer and commentator on police and penal affairs; Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall, 1973–82  

CBE 1981; QPM 1974

Born 28 May 1922; e s of late Ernest Cottingham Alderson and Elsie Lavinia Rose; m 1948, Irené Macmillan Stirling (d 2008); one s...


Anderson, Major Roy Dunlop, (1878–31 Aug. 1932)  

DSO 1917; OBE 1919

Born 1878; s of John Anderson, CIE, MD, FRCP, FRCS; m 1910, Maude Coote, d of William Morriston Davies; no c; died 31 Aug. 1932

Horris Hill, Newbury; Winchester College; Baptiste Scoones...


Artus, Ronald Edward, (8 Oct. 1931–17 July 1999), non-executive Director: Electrocomponents plc, since 1990; GEC, since 1990; The Solicitors Indemnity Fund Ltd, since 1990; CLM Insurance Fund plc, since 1993; (independent) Member of Board, Securities and Futures Authority (formerly Securities Association Ltd), since 1990 (Deputy Chairman, since 1996)  

CBE 1991

Born 8 Oct. 1931; s of late Ernest and of Doris Artus; m 1st, 1956, Brenda M. Touche (marr. diss.); three sone ...


Bell, Sir Stuart, (16 May 1938–13 Oct. 2012), MP (Lab) Middlesbrough, since 1983; Second Church Estates Commissioner, 1997–2010; barrister  

Kt 2004

Born High Spen, Co. Durham, 16 May 1938; s of Ernest and Margaret Rose Bell; m 1st, 1960, Margaret (marr. diss.), d of Mary Bruce; one s one ...


Bigelow, Melville Madison, (2 Aug. 1846–4 May 1921)  


Born 2 Aug. 1846; o s of Rev. Wm E. and Daphne F. Bigelow; m 1898, Alice Bradford, d of Dr George S. and Jane G. Woodman; ...


Boyle, Sir Cavendish, (29 May 1849–17 Sept. 1916)  

KCMG 1897 (CMG 1888)

Born 29 May 1849; y s of late Captain Cavendish Spencer Boyle, 72nd Highlanders; m 1914, Louise, y d of late Reuben Sassoon, MVO; died 17 Sept. 1916...


Broadley, Alexander Meyrick, (19 July 1847–16 April 1916), lawyer, author, journalist, and collector  

Born 19 July 1847; e s of late Rev. A. Broadley, Canon of Salisbury, and late Frances Jane, y d of late Thomas Meyrick, of Bush, Pembrokeshire; died 16 April 1916...


Brodhurst, Henry William Frederick Cottingham, (26 Aug. 1856–21 Dec. 1943)  

CMG 1911

Born 26 Aug. 1856; e s of late William Henry Brodhurst, BCS; m 1900, Lucy Helen Jane (d 1918), d of James Weir, Bedford; two s...


Calvocoressi, Peter (John Ambrose), (17 Nov. 1912–5 Feb. 2010), author  

Born 17 Nov. 1912; s of Pandia Calvocoressi and Irene (Ralli); m 1st, 1938, Barbara Dorothy Eden (d 2005), d of 6th Baron Henley; two s; 2nd, 2006...


Cholmondeley Clarke, Marshal Butler, (14 July 1919–21 Nov. 2007), Master of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Chancery Division), 1973–92  

Born 14 July 1919; s of Major Cecil Cholmondeley Clarke and Fanny Ethel Carter; m 1947, Joan Roberta Stephens (d 2004); two s; died 21 Nov. 2007

Master of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Chancery Division), ...


Cleland, Sir Charles, (15 April 1867–19 Jan. 1941)  

KBE 1917; MVO, DL; JP Lanarkshire; JP, DL, Glasgow; LLD of Glasgow University; Hon. FEIS

Born 15 April 1867; e s of late Charles Cleland, Bonville, Maryhill; m 1888, Janet Houston, 2nd ...


Cleminson, Henry Millican, (1885–30 March 1970), Solicitor and Parliamentary Agent, retired; Lloyd’s Underwriter  

Born 1885; s of late Rev. J. R. Cleminson, Hull; m 1917, Hester (d 1945), d of late Hon. Josiah Wood, New Brunswick, Canada, and widow of Lieut Comdr Bernard Harvey; one ...


Coulsfield, Rt Hon. Lord, (John Taylor Cameron) (24 April 1934–28 Feb. 2016)  

Born 24 April 1934; s of late John Reid Cameron, MA, formerly Director of Education, Dundee; m 1964, Bridget Deirdre Sloan; no c; died 28 Feb. 2016

PC 2000; a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, ...


Cowen, Rt Hon. Sir Zelman, (7 Oct. 1919–8 Dec. 2011), QC; Provost of Oriel College, Oxford, 1982–90; Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford, 1988–90; Director, John Fairfax Holdings Ltd, 1992–96 (Chairman, 1992–94)  

AK 1977; GCMG 1977 (CMG 1968); GCVO 1980; Kt 1976; PC 1981

Born 7 Oct. 1919; s of late Bernard and of Sara Cowen; m 1945, Anna Wittner; three ...


Davies, Joseph Edward, (29 Nov. 1876–9 May 1958), Lawyer, Writer  

AB, LLB, LLD, PhD, DLitt, DSc

Born Watertown, Wisconsin, 29 Nov. 1876; s of Edward Davies and Rachel Paynter; m 1st, 1902, Emlen Knight; 2nd, ...


Dickson, Lt-Col Maurice Rhynd, (2 Jan. 1882–10 Jan. 1940), Writer to the Signet; Partner of J. & W. Macdonald, Solicitors, Arbroath; Hon. Sheriff Substitute Co. of Angus  

DSO 1918

Born 2 Jan. 1882; s of John Farquhar Dickson and Ann Macdonald; m 1910; three d; died 10 Jan. 1940

Writer to the Signet; Partner of J. & W. Macdonald, Solicitors, Arbroath; Hon. Sheriff Substitute Co. of Angus...


Dworkin, Prof. Ronald Myles, (11 Dec. 1931–14 Feb. 2013), Bentham Professor of Jurisprudence, University College London, 2004–08, then Emeritus (Quain Professor of Jurisprudence, 1998–2004)  

FBA 1979

Born 11 Dec. 1931; s of David Dworkin and Madeline Talamo; m 1st, 1958, Betsy Celia Ross (d 2000); one s one d (twins); 2nd, Irene Brendel; ...


Ensor, Alick Charles Davidson, (David), (27 Nov. 1906–5 Feb. 1987), solicitor, journalist and author  

Born 27 Nov. 1906; s of Charles William Ensor, MRCS, LRCP, and Helen Margaret Creighton Ensor; m 1st, 1932, Norah Russell (marr. diss.); one s...


Evans, Thomas Henry, (1907–13 Jan. 1992), Clerk of the Peace, Clerk of the County Council, and Clerk to Lieutenancy for Staffordshire, 1942–72; Clerk of Staffordshire Magistrates Courts Committee, 1952–72; Clerk of Staffordshire County and Stoke-on-Trent Police Authority, 1968–72  

CBE 1957; DL; LLM

Born 1907; s of late Henry Evans, Bootle, Lancs; died 13 Jan. 1992

Clerk of the Peace, Clerk of the County Council, and Clerk to Lieutenancy for Staffordshire, ...