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Abel Smith, Col Richard Francis, (11 Oct. 1933–23 Dec. 2004), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, 1991–99  

Born 11 Oct. 1933; s of Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCMG, KCVO, DSO and late Lady May Cambridge, o d of Earl of Athlone, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, VA, GCVO, GBE; ...

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Acland, Maj.-Gen. Sir John (Hugh Bevil), (26 Nov. 1928–17 Nov. 2006), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, 1994–99; farmer  

KCB 1980; CBE 1978

Born 26 Nov. 1928; s of late Brig. Peter Acland, OBE, MC, TD and Bridget Susan Acland; m 1953, Myrtle Christian Euing, d of Brig. and Mrs Alastair Crawford, Auchentroig, Stirlingshire; one ...

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Aspell, Col Gerald Laycock, (10 April 1915–11 July 2006), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, 1984–90  

TD (2 clasps); DL; FCA

Born 10 April 1915; s of Samuel Frederick Aspell and Agnes Maude (née Laycock); m 1939, Mary Leeson Carroll (...

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Barnard, 11th Baron, (Harry John Neville Vane) (21 Sept. 1923–3 April 2016)  

TD 1960

Born 21 Sept. 1923; er s of 10th Baron Barnard, CMG, OBE, MC, TD, and Sylvia Mary (d 1993), d of Herbert Straker; ...

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Boardman, Baron, (Thomas Gray Boardman) (12 Jan. 1919–10 March 2003)  

MC 1944; TD 1952

Born 12 Jan. 1919; s of John Clayton Boardman, late of Daventry, and Janet Boardman, formerly Houston; m 1948, (Norah Mary) Deirdre, ...

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Brockbank, Maj.-Gen. John Myles, (Robin), (19 Sept. 1921–21 Aug. 2006), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, 1990–96  

CBE 1972; MC 1943

Born 19 Sept. 1921; s of Col J. G. Brockbank, CBE, DSO, and Eireine Marguerite Robinson; m 1953, Gillian Findlay, yr d of Sir Edmund Findlay, 2nd Bt of Aberlour; three ...

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Bryson, Adm. Sir Lindsay (Sutherland), (22 Jan. 1925–24 March 2005), Director, 1985–97, Chairman, 1990–97, ERA Technology; Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex, 1989–2000  

KCB 1981; FRSE 1984; FREng

Born 22 Jan. 1925; s of James McAuslan Bryson and Margaret Bryson (née Whyte); m 1951, Averil Curtis-Willson; one s two d; died 24 March 2005...

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Buccleuch, 9th Duke of, (Walter Francis John Montagu Douglas Scott) (28 Sept. 1923–4 Sept. 2007)  

KT 1978; VRD; JP

Born 28 Sept. 1923; o s of 8th Duke of Buccleuch, KT, GCVO, PC, and Vreda Esther Mary (d 1993...

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Carlill, Rear Adm. John Hildred, (24 Oct. 1925–10 Nov. 2015), DL; Royal Navy, retired 1982  

OBE 1969

Born 24 Oct. 1925; o s of late Dr and Mrs H. B. Carlill; m 1955, (Elizabeth) Ann, yr d of late Lt Col and Mrs W. Southern; three ...

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Carr-Ellison, Sir Ralph (Harry), (8 Dec. 1925–26 Aug. 2014), Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear, 1984–2000  

KCVO 1999; Kt 1973; TD 1962; ED 1974; DL

Born 8 Dec. 1925; s of late Major John Campbell Carr-Ellison; m 1st, 1951, Mary Clare (d 1996), d...

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Clerk of Penicuik, Sir John Dutton, (30 Jan. 1917–25 Oct. 2002), JP; Lord-Lieutenant of Midlothian, 1972–92 (Vice-Lieutenant, 1965–72)  

10th Bt cr 1679; CBE 1966; VRD; FRSE 1977

Born 30 Jan. 1917; s of Sir George James Robert Clerk of Penicuik, 9th Bt, and Hon. Mabel Honor (...

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Corsar, Col Charles Herbert Kenneth, (13 May 1926–9 April 2012), Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Lothian Region (District of Midlothian), 1993–97  

LVO 1989; OBE 1981; TD 1960

Born 13 May 1926; s of Kenneth Charles Corsar and Winifred Paton (née Herdman); m 1953, Mary Drummond Buchanan Smith (Hon. Dame Mary Corsar, DBE); two ...

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Coxwell-Rogers, Col Richard Annesley, (26 April 1932–3 April 2013), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, 1993–2007  

Born 26 April 1932; s of Maj.-Gen. Norman Annesley Coxwell-Rogers, CB, CBE, DSO and Diana Coxwell-Rogers (née Coston); m 1st, 1965, Martha Felicity Hurrell (d 1998); two ...

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Dickson, Leonard Elliot, (17 March 1915–24 Feb. 2002), Solicitor, Dickson, Haddow & Co., 1947–84  

CBE 1972; MC 1945; TD 1951

Born 17 March 1915; s of Rev. Robert Marcus Dickson, DD, Lanark, and Cordelia Elliot; m 1950, Mary Elisabeth Cuthbertson; one s one d...

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Dobbs, Captain Sir Richard (Arthur Frederick), (2 April 1919–8 July 2004), Lord-Lieutenant of County Antrim, 1975–94 (HM Lieutenant for County Antrim, 1959–75)  

KCVO 1991

Born 2 April 1919; s of Senator Major Arthur F. Dobbs, DL, of Castle Dobbs, and Hylda Louisa Dobbs; m 1953, Carola Day, ...

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Erskine, Sir (Thomas) David, (31 July 1912–21 March 2007), Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Fife Region, 1981–87; Convener, Fife County Council, 1970–73  

5th Bt cr 1821; JP

Born 31 July 1912; o surv. s of Sir Thomas Wilfred Hargreaves John Erskine, 4th Bt, and late Magdalen Janet, d of Sir Ralph Anstruther, 6th Bt of Balcaskie; ...

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Fetherston-Dilke, Capt. Charles Beaumont, (4 April 1921–2 April 2007), Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Warwickshire, 1990–96  

RN retired

Born 4 April 1921; s of late Dr Beaumont Albany Fetherston-Dilke, MBE and Phoebe Stella (née Bedford); m 1943, Pauline Stanley-Williams; one s one d; died 2 April 2007...

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Gibbs, Field Marshal Sir Roland (Christopher), (22 June 1921–31 Oct. 2004), Lord-Lieutenant for Wiltshire, 1989–96; Chief of the General Staff, 1976–79; ADC General to the Queen, 1976–79  

GCB 1976 (KCB 1972); CBE 1968; DSO 1945; MC 1943

Born 22 June 1921; yr s of late Maj. G. M. Gibbs, Parkleaze, Ewen, Cirencester; m 1955, Davina Jean Merry; two ...

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Gray of Contin, Baron cr 1983 (Life Peer), of Contin in the District of Ross and Cromarty, (James, (Hamish), Hector Northey Gray) (28 June 1927–14 March 2006)  

Born 28 June 1927; s of late J. Northey Gray, Inverness, and Mrs E. M. Gray; m 1953, Judith Waite Brydon, BSc, Helenburgh; two s one d; died 14 March 2006...

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Grimthorpe, 4th Baron, (Christopher John Beckett) (16 Sept. 1915–6 July 2003)  

OBE 1958

Born 16 Sept. 1915; e s of 3rd Baron Grimthorpe, TD, and Mary Lady Grimthorpe (d 1962); m 1954, Lady Elizabeth Lumley (Lady Grimthorpe, DCVO); two ...