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Abbott, Col Herbert Edward Stacy, (6 April 1855–13 June 1939)  

CBE 1919; DSO 1896, late RE, retired

Born Calcutta, 6 April 1855; s of late Gen. H. E. S. Abbott, Bengal Infantry; m 1881, Mary, ...

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Abel, Prof. Edward William, (3 Dec. 1931–19 April 2021), Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Exeter, 1972–97, then Emeritus (Head of Department of Chemistry, 1977–88; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 1991–94)  

CBE 1997; PhD, DSc; FRSC

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Exeter, 1972–97, then Emeritus (Head of Department of Chemistry, 1977–88; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 1991–94)

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Abell, Prof. Christopher, (11 Nov. 1957–26 Oct. 2020), Professor of Biological Chemistry, since 2002, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, since 2016, University of Cambridge; Fellow, since 1986, and Todd-Hamied Fellow, since 1997, Christ’s College, Cambridge  

PhD; FRS 2016; FMedSci

Professor of Biological Chemistry, since 2002, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, since 2016, University of Cambridge; Fellow, since 1986, and Todd-Hamied Fellow, since 1997, Christ’s College, Cambridge

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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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Abrikosov, Alexei Alexeyevich, (25 June 1928–29 March 2017), Distinguished Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory, since 1991  

DS

Born Moscow 25 June 1928; s of Alexei Ivanovich Abrikosov and Fanny Davidovna (Vulf) Abrikosov; m 1977, Svetlana Yuriyevna Bun-kova; two s one d...

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Ackroyd, Sir John (Robert Whyte), (2 March 1932–30 Aug. 1995)  

2nd Bt cr 1956, of Dewsbury, West Riding of Yorkshire

Born 2 March 1932; s of Sir Cuthbert Lowell Ackroyd, 1st Bt, and Joyce Wallace (...

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Acland, Engr-Rear-Adm. Edward Leopold Dyke, (7 Dec. 1878–11 March 1968)  

CB 1937; MVO 1913

Born 7 Dec. 1878; e s of late Rev. Henry Dyke Acland and Adelaide, d of late Richard Vaughan Davis; m...

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Adam, Brian James, (10 June 1948–25 April 2013), Member (SNP) Aberdeen Donside, Scottish Parliament, since 2011 (North East Scotland, 1999–2003, Aberdeen North, 2003–11)  

Born 10 June 1948; s of James Pirie Adam and Isabel Adam (née Geddes); m 1975, Dorothy McKillip Mann; four s one d; died 25 April 2013

Member (SNP) Aberdeen Donside, Scottish Parliament, since ...

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Adam, J. Millen, (1853–17 May 1941), sole partner of the firm J. M. Adam & Co. engineers  

FRSA

Born Glasgow, 1853; s of John Adam, bleacher; m 1st, 1885, Isabel, d of William Angus, Fellow of the Educational Institute of Scotland, and sometime Secretary of the Institute; no ...

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Adams, Henry, (24 March 1846–13 Aug. 1935)  

Consulting Engineer, MInstCE, MIMechE, FSI, FRIBA; FRSanI

Born 24 March 1846; e s of J. H. Adams, North London Railway, g s of J. S. Adams of East and West India Docks, and head of family of Adams of East Anglia; twice ...

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Adams, Walter Sydney, (20 Dec. 1876–11 May 1956)  

AM, DSc, LLD retd

Born Antioch, N. Syria, 20 Dec. 1876; s of Lucien H. Adams; m 1st, 1910, Lillian M. Wickham (d 1920...

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Adamson-Macedo, Prof. Emeritus Colin, (23 Nov. 1922–29 March 2005), engineering and higher education consultant  

DSc; FIEE

Born 23 Nov. 1922; British; m 1946, Janet Marjory Conyers; one d (one s decd); m 1983, Dr Elvidina Nabuco Macedo; one s (two step s decd); died...

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Addams Williams, Christopher, (2 April 1877–16 April 1944)  

CIE 1916

Born 2 April 1877; died 16 April 1944

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Addison, Maj.-Gen. George Henry, (13 May 1876–5 Feb. 1964)  

CB 1933; CMG 1918; DSO 1915; late RE

Born 13 May 1876; s of Lt-Col G. W. Addison, RE; m 1905, Margaret (d 1946...

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Adler, George Fritz Werner, (12 Jan. 1926–17 Nov. 2002), Director of Research, British Hydromechanics Research Association, 1971–86  

OBE 1982; FREng; FIMechE; FICE

Born 12 Jan. 1926; s of Fritz Jacob Sigismund Adler and Hildegard Julie Adler (née Lippmann); m 1949, June Moonaheim Margaret Nash; three ...

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Adorian, Paul, (29 Nov. 1905–17 May 1983), consulting engineer  

Born 29 Nov. 1905; s of Dr Emil Adorian; m 1932, Lilian A. Griffiths; two s one d; died 17 May 1983

consulting engineer

City and Guilds (Eng) Coll., London...

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Agnew, Stanley Clarke, (18 May 1926–23 Dec. 2017), Chief Engineer, Scottish Development Department, 1976–87  

CB 1985; FREng; FICE

Born 18 May 1926; s of Christopher Gerald Agnew and Margaret Eleanor Agnew (née Clarke); m 1950, Isbell Evelyn Parker (...

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Aikman, David Wann, (8 Dec. 1863–21 Aug. 1931)  

CIE 1912

Born 8 Dec. 1863; s of late A. Aikman; m Marion Drummond Stewart, sister of Sir Harry Stewart, Bt; died 21 Aug. 1931...

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Ainsworth, Prof. Roger William, (17 Nov. 1951–23 Feb. 2019), Master, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, since 2002; Professor of Engineering Science, since 1998, and Pro Vice-Chancellor, since 2003, University of Oxford  

DPhil; FRAeS; FLSW

Master, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, since 2002; Professor of Engineering Science, since 1998, and Pro Vice-Chancellor, since 2003, University of Oxford

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Aird, Sir John, (6 Nov. 1861–20 Oct. 1934), Commissioner of Lieutenancy, City of London; Major (retired) Engineer and Railway Staff Corps; JP Suffolk  

2nd Bt cr 1901

Born 6 Nov. 1861; s of 1st Bt, and Sarah, d of Benjamin Smith; m 1886, Alicia Ellen, d of late James Hall Renton; two ...