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Abdy, Sir Valentine (Robert Duff), (11 Sept. 1937–27 June 2012), European Representative, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1983–95 and 1998 (Member, National Board, 1995–98)  

6th Bt cr 1850

Born 11 Sept. 1937; s of Sir Robert Henry Edward Abdy, 5th Bt, and Lady Diana Bridgeman (d 1967), ...

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Abdy, Sir William Neville, (1844–9 Aug. 1910)  

2nd Bt cr 1849

Born 1844; m 1st, 1883, Marie Therese Petritzka (d 1902), Prague; 2nd, 1902, Eliza Sarah, d of Oscar W. Beach; 3rd, ...

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Abel Smith, Henriette Alice, (Lady Abel Smith), (6 June 1914–3 May 2005), an Extra Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen (formerly as HRH Princess Elizabeth), since 1987 (a Lady-in-Waiting, 1949–87)  

DCVO 1977 (CVO 1964); JP

Born 6 June 1914; d of late Comdr Francis Charles Cadogan, RN, and late Ruth Evelyn (née Howard, ...

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Abell, Sir Anthony (Foster), (11 Dec. 1906–8 Oct. 1994), Gentleman Usher of the Blue Rod, in the Order of St Michael and St George, 1972–79  

KCMG 1952 (CMG 1950)

Born 11 Dec. 1906; 2nd s of late G. F. Abell, JP, Foxcote Manor, Andoversford, Glos; unmarried; died 8 Oct. 1994...

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Aberconway, 3rd Baron, (Charles Melville McLaren) (16 April 1913–4 Feb. 2003)  

Born 16 April 1913; e s of 2nd Baron Aberconway, CBE, LLD and Christabel (d 1974), y d of Sir Melville Macnaghten, CB; ...

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Abercromby, 4th Baron cr 1801, (George Ralph Campbell Abercromby) (23 Sept. 1838–30 Oct. 1917)  

Born 23 Sept. 1838; m 1858, Lady Julia Janet Georgina Duncan, VA (d 1915), d of 2nd Earl of Camperdown; died 30 Oct. 1917

S father, 1852

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Abercromby, Sir Ian George, (30 June 1925–16 May 2003)  

10th Bt cr 1636, of Birkenbog

Born 30 June 1925; s of Robert Ogilvie Abercromby (g s of 5th Bt); m 1st, 1950, Joyce Beryl (marr. diss. 1957), ...

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Aberdare, 4th Baron, (Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce) (16 June 1919–23 Jan. 2005)  

KBE 1984; PC 1974; DL

Born 16 June 1919; s of 3rd Baron Aberdare, GBE, and Margaret Bethune (née Black); m 1946, Maud Helen Sarah, ...

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Aberdeen and Temair, 6th Marquess of, (Alastair Ninian John Gordon) (20 July 1920–19 Aug. 2002)  

Born 20 July 1920; s of 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, DSO, and Cécile Elizabeth (d 1948), d of George Drummond, Swaylands, Penshurst, Kent; ...

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Aberdeen and Temair, June Marchioness of, ((Beatrice Mary) June Gordon) (29 Dec. 1913–22 June 2009)  

CBE 1989 (MBE 1971); DL

Born 29 Dec. 1913; d of Arthur Paul Boissier, MA, and Dorothy Christina Leslie Smith; m 1939, David George Ian Alexander Gordon (later 4th Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, CBE, TD) (...

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Abergavenny, 3rd Marquess of, (Henry Gilbert Ralph Nevill) (2 Sept. 1854–10 Jan. 1938)  

Born 2 Sept. 1854; 2nd s of 1st Marquess and Caroline, d of Sir John Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, 2nd Bt; m 1st, 1876, Violet (d 1880...

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Abergavenny, Marchioness of, (Mary Patricia Nevill) (20 Oct. 1915–22 Feb. 2005)  

DCVO 1981 (CVO 1970)

Born 20 Oct. 1915; d of late Lt-Col John Fenwick Harrison, Royal Horse Guards, and Hon. Margery Olive Edith, d of 3rd Baron Burnham, DSO; ...

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Abinger, 8th Baron, (James Richard Scarlett) (28 Sept. 1914–23 Sept. 2002)  

Born 28 Sept. 1914; e s of 7th Baron and Marjorie (d 1965), 2nd d of John McPhillamy, Blair Athol, Bathurst, NSW; m...

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Ackner, Baron cr 1986 (Life Peer), of Sutton in the county of West Sussex, (Desmond James Conrad Ackner) (18 Sept. 1920–21 March 2006)  

Kt 1971; PC 1980

Born 18 Sept. 1920; s of Dr Conrad and Rhoda Ackner; m 1946, Joan, d of late John Evans, JP, and widow of K. B. Spence; one ...

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Acland, Sir John (Dyke), (13 May 1939–25 Sept. 2009)  

16th Bt cr 1644, of Columb John, Devon

Born 13 May 1939; s of Sir Richard Thomas Dyke Acland, 15th Bt and Anne Stella (...

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Acton, 4th Baron, (Richard Gerald Lyon-Dalberg-Acton) (30 July 1941–10 Oct. 2010)  

Born 30 July 1941; s of 3rd Baron Acton, CMG, MBE, TD and Hon. Daphne, o d of 4th Baron Rayleigh, FRS and Lady Mary Hilda, 2nd ...

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Adam, Sir Christopher Eric Forbes, (12 Feb. 1920–17 Jan. 2009)  

3rd Bt cr 1917

Born 12 Feb. 1920; s of Eric Graham Forbes Adam, CMG (d 1925) (2nd s of 1st Bt) and of Agatha Perrin, ...

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Agnew, Sir John (Keith), (19 Dec. 1950–27 June 2011)  

6th Bt cr 1895, of Great Stanhope Street, London

Born 19 Dec. 1950; er s of Major Sir (George) Keith Agnew, 5th Bt, TD, and Anne Merete Louise, yr d...

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Agnew-Somerville, Sir Quentin (Charles Somerville), (8 March 1929–13 Oct. 2010), insurance consultant  

2nd Bt cr 1957, of Clendry, Co. Wigtown

Born 8 March 1929; s of Comdr Sir Peter Agnew, 1st Bt and Enid Frances (d...

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Ailesbury, 5th Marquess of, (Henry Augustus Brudenell-Bruce) (11 April 1842–10 March 1911)  

Born 11 April 1842; m 1870, Georgina Sophia Maria (d 1902), d of G. H. Pinckney; one s two d; died 10 March 1911...