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Balfour, 4th Earl of, (Gerald Arthur James Balfour) (23 Dec. 1925–27 June 2003)  

Born 23 Dec. 1925; er s of 3rd Earl of Balfour and Jean (d 1981), 4th d of late Rev. Canon J. J. Cooke-Yarborough; ...

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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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Blount, Sir Walter (Edward Alpin), (31 Oct. 1917–18 Dec. 2004), farmer  

12th Bt cr 1642; DSC 1943 and two Bars 1945

Born 31 Oct. 1917; s of Sir Edward Robert Blount, 11th Bt, and Violet Ellen (...

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Bradbeer, Sir (John) Derek (Richardson), (29 Oct. 1931–30 April 2016), DL; Partner, Wilkinson Maughan (formerly Wilkinson Marshall Clayton & Gibson), 1961–97; President of the Law Society, 1987–88  

Kt 1988; OBE 1973; TD 1965

Born 29 Oct. 1931; s of late William Bertram Bradbeer and Winifred (née Richardson); m 1962, Margaret Elizabeth Chantler (DL Northumberland); one s...

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Brinton, Michael Ashley Cecil, (6 Oct. 1941–23 April 2012), JP; Director, 1970–2011, Chairman, 1991–2008, and Honorary President, 2008–11, Brintons Ltd; Lord-Lieutenant of Worcestershire, since 2001  

CVO 2012

Born 6 Oct. 1941; s of Maj. Sir (Esme) Tatton (Cecil) Brinton and Mary Elizabeth Brinton (née Fahnestock); m 1966, Angela Elizabeth Ludlow; two s one d...

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Bunn, Douglas Henry David, (1 March 1928–16 June 2009), Chairman: All England Jumping Course, Hickstead; White Horse Caravan Co. Ltd  

Born 1 March 1928; s of late George Henry Charles Bunn and Alice Ann Bunn; m 1st, 1952, Rosemary Pares Wilson; three d; 2nd, 1960, Susan Dennis-Smith; two s one ...

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Buyers, Thomas Bartlett, (21 March 1926–20 Dec. 2010), HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, 1985–89  

OBE 1975

Born 21 March 1926; s of Charles Stuart Buyers and Bessie Heywood Buyers; m 1951, Agnes Lodge Alexander; three d; died 20 Dec. 2010

HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, ...

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Cameron, Major Allan John, (25 March 1917–4 Dec. 2011), JP; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Highland Region (Ross and Cromarty), 1977–92  

MBE 1988

Born 25 March 1917; s of Col Sir Donald Cameron of Lochiel, KT, CMG (d 1951), and Lady Hermione Cameron (...

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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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de Villiers, 3rd Baron, (Arthur Percy de Villiers) (17 Dec. 1911–23 March 2001)  

Born 17 Dec. 1911; s of 2nd Baron de Villiers and Adelheid, d of H. C. Koch, Pietermaritzburg, Natal; m 1939, Lovett (marr. diss. 1958...

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Dewey, Sir Anthony Hugh, (31 July 1921–20 March 2016), JP  

3rd Bt cr 1917

Born 31 July 1921; s of late Major Hugh Grahame Dewey, MC (e s of 2nd Bt), and Marjorie Florence Isobel (who ...

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Fitzwalter, 21st Baron cr 1295, ((Fitzwalter) Brook Plumptre) (15 Jan. 1914–14 Oct. 2004)  

Born 15 Jan. 1914; s of late George Beresford Plumptre, Goodnestone, Canterbury, Kent; m 1951, Margaret Melesina, yr d of (Herbert) William Deedes, JP, Galt, Hythe, Kent; five s.; died...

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Fraser of Carmyllie, Baron cr 1989 (Life Peer), of Carmyllie in the District of Angus, (Peter Lovat Fraser) (29 May 1945–22 June 2013)  

Born 29 May 1945; s of Rev. George Robson Fraser and Helen Jean Meiklejohn or Fraser; m 1969, Fiona Macdonald Mair; one s two d; died 22 June 2013

PC ...

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Gorham, Col Sir Richard (Masters), (3 Oct. 1917–8 July 2006), JP; Chairman: The Supermart Ltd, since 1954; Gorham’s Ltd, 1964–98, then Chairman Emeritus  

Kt 1995; CBE 1978; DFC 1945

Born 3 Oct. 1917; s of late Arthur John Gorham and Muriel Irene Gorham; m 1948, Barbara McIntire; three ...

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Gray, Robert, (3 March 1928–10 Sept. 2008), JP; building consultant and clerk of works; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, City of Glasgow, 1992–96  

CBE 1988

Born 3 March 1928; s of John Gray and Mary (née McManus); m 1955, Mary (née McCartney); one d; died 10 Sept. 2008

JP; building consultant and clerk of works; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, City of Glasgow, ...

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Greene of Harrow Weald, Baron, (Sidney Francis Greene) (12 Feb. 1910–26 July 2004)  

Kt 1970; CBE 1966

Born 12 Feb. 1910; s of Frank James Greene and Alice (née Kerrod); m 1936, Masel Elizabeth Carter; three d...

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Henderson, Sir Denys (Hartley), (11 Oct. 1932–21 May 2016), Chairman: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, 1987–95; ZENECA Group plc, 1993–95; The Rank Group Plc (formerly Rank Organisation), 1995–2001; Chairman and First Crown Estate Commissioner, 1995–2002  

Kt 1989

Born 11 Oct. 1932; o s of John Hartley Henderson and Nellie Henderson (née Gordon); m 1957, Doreen Mathewson Glashan, o d of Robert and Mary Glashan; two ...

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Kennedy, John Maxwell, (9 July 1934–24 Sept. 2012), Senior Partner, Allen & Overy, 1986–94  

Born 9 July 1934; s of George and Betty Gertrude Kennedy; m 1958, Margaret Joan (née Davies); four s; died 24 Sept. 2012

Senior Partner, Allen & Overy, 1986–94...

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Laing, Sir (William) Kirby, (21 July 1916–12 April 2009), Chairman, Laing Properties plc, 1978–87, President, 1987–90  

Kt 1968; JP; DL; MA; FREng, FICE

Born 21 July 1916; s of Sir John Laing, CBE, and Lady Laing (née Beatrice Harland); m 1st, 1939, Joan Dorothy Bratt (...

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Laurie, Robert Peter, (20 Aug. 1925–15 Aug. 2005), JP; DL; farmer, 1958–89, retired; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Essex, 1985–92  

OBE 1994

Born 20 Aug. 1925; s of late Col Vernon Stewart Laurie, CBE, TD, DL, and Mary, 2nd d of Selwyn Robert Pryor; m 1952, Oonagh Margaret Faber Wild, 3rd ...