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Aird, Sir (George) John, (30 Jan. 1940–4 May 2023), Chairman, Matcon plc, 1980–2013; Chairman and Managing Director, Sir John Aird & Co. Ltd, 1969–96  

4th Bt cr 1901

Chairman, Matcon plc, 1980–2013; Chairman and Managing Director, Sir John Aird & Co. Ltd, 1969–96

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Balfour of Burleigh, Lord, (Robert Bruce) (6 Jan. 1927–18 Sept. 2019)  

CEng, FIET; FRSE

Chancellor, Stirling University, 1988–98; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Clackmannan, 1995–2001

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Bethe, Prof. Hans Albrecht, (2 July 1906–6 March 2005), Professor of Theoretical Physics, Cornell University, 1937–75, then Professor Emeritus  

PhD

Born Strassburg, Germany, 2 July 1906; m 1939, Rose Ewald; one s one d; died 6 March 2005

Professor of Theoretical Physics, Cornell University, ...

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Bhattacharyya, Baron, (Sushantha Kumar Bhattacharyya) (6 June 1940–1 March 2019)  

Kt 2003; CBE 1997; FRS 2014; FREng, FIMechE

Regius Professor of Manufacturing, since 2016, Chairman, WMG (formerly Warwick Manufacturing Group), since 2007 (Director, 1980–2007), University of Warwick

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Chetwynd, Sir Arthur (Ralph Talbot), (28 Oct. 1913–11 July 2004), President, Brocton Hall Communications Ltd, Toronto, 1978–88 (former Chairman); Chairman, Board of Directors, Chetwynd Productions Inc. (formerly Chetwynd Films Ltd), Toronto, 1977–90 (Founder, President and General Manager, 1950–76)  

8th Bt cr 1795

Born Walhachin, BC, 28 Oct. 1913; o s of Hon. William Ralph Talbot Chetwynd, MC, MLA (d 1957) ( of 7th Bt), and Frances Mary (...

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Chidgey, Baron, (David William George Chidgey) (9 July 1942–15 Feb. 2022)  

CEng, FICE, FCIHT, FIEI

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Cochrane of Cults, 4th Baron, ((Ralph Henry) Vere Cochrane) (20 Sept. 1926–11 Sept. 2017)  

Born 20 Sept. 1926; 2nd s of 2nd Baron Cochrane of Cults, DSO and Hon. Elin Douglas-Pennant (d 1934), y d of 2nd Baron Penrhyn; ...

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Conway, Sir Gordon (Richard), (6 July 1938–30 July 2023), Professor of International Development, Imperial College, London, 2005–22; Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Development, 2005–09  

KCMG 2005; FRS 2004; FRSB

Professor of International Development, Imperial College, London, 2005–22; Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Development, 2005–09

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Cullen of Ashbourne, 3rd Baron, (Edmund Willoughby Marsham Cokayne) (18 May 1916–5 Dec. 2016)  

Born 18 May 1916; 2nd s of 1st Baron Cullen of Ashbourne, KBE and Grace Margaret (née Marsham); m 1943, Janet Muirhead Manson (...

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Drummond, Caroline Jane, (Mrs Philip Ward), (24 June 1963–24 May 2022), Chief Executive, LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming), since 1991; Director, LEAF Marque, since 2004  

MBE 2009; CEnv; FRSB

Chief Executive, LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming), since 1991; Director, LEAF Marque, since 2004

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Elliott, Sir Clive (Christopher Hugh), (12 Aug. 1945–18 April 2018), independent consultant on migratory pests in agriculture, since 2006  

4th Bt cr 1917, of Limpsfield, Surrey

independent consultant on migratory pests in agriculture, since 2006

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Farquhar, Charles Don Petrie, (4 Aug. 1937–11 Sept. 2017), JP; DL; engineer  

OBE 1999

Born 4 Aug. 1937; s of late William Sandeman Farquhar and Annie Preston Young Farquhar; m; two d ; died 11 Sept. 2017

JP; DL; engineer...

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Farquharson, Sir Angus (Durie Miller), (27 March 1935–10 Jan. 2018), Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, 1998–2010 (Vice Lord-Lieutenant, 1987–98)  

KCVO 2010; OBE 1995

Born 27 March 1935; s of Dr Hugo Miller and Elsie (née Duthie); adopted surname of Farquharson, 1961; m 1961, Alison Mary Farquharson of Finzean (...

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Fitter, Richard Sidney Richmond, (1 March 1913–3 Sept. 2005), author and naturalist  

Born 1 March 1913; o s of Sidney and Dorothy Fitter; m 1938, Alice Mary, (Maisie), Stewart (d 1996), e d of Dr R. S. Park, Huddersfield; two ...

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Gunning, Sir Charles Theodore, (19 June 1935–1 June 2020), RCN retired; engineering consultant, Promaxis Systems Inc., Ottawa  

9th Bt cr 1778, of Eltham, Kent; CD 1964

RCN retired; engineering consultant, Promaxis Systems Inc., Ottawa

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Howie of Troon, Baron, (William Howie) (2 March 1924–26 May 2018)  

Born Troon, Ayrshire 2 March 1924; er s of late Peter and Annie Howie, Troon; m 1951, Mairi Margaret (d 2005), o d of late Martha and John Sanderson, Troon; two ...

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Irons, Norman Macfarlane, (4 Jan. 1941–26 Nov. 2023), Lord Provost and Lord Lieutenant of Edinburgh, 1992–96; Partner, IFP Consulting Engineers, 1983–2006  

CBE 1995; DL; CEng

Lord Provost and Lord Lieutenant of Edinburgh, 1992–96; Partner, IFP Consulting Engineers, 1983–2006

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Jenkin of Roding, Baron, (Charles Patrick Fleeming Jenkin) (7 Sept. 1926–20 Dec. 2016)  

Born 7 Sept. 1926; s of late Mr and Mrs C. O. F. Jenkin; m 1952, Alison Monica Graham; two s two d ; died 20 Dec. 2016...

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Kirkwood, 3rd Baron, (David Harvie Kirkwood) (24 Nov. 1931–15 April 2023)  

Hon. Senior Lecturer and Metallurgical Consultant, 1987–2002, Sheffield University (Senior Lecturer in Metallurgy, 1976–87)

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Laurie, Sir Andrew (Ronald Emilius), (20 Oct. 1944–3 Sept. 2021)  

8th Bt cr 1834