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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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Borrie, Baron, (Gordon Johnson Borrie) (13 March 1931–30 Sept. 2016)  

Kt 1982; QC 1986

Born 13 March 1931; s of Stanley Borrie, Solicitor; m 1960, Dorene (d 2010), d of Herbert Toland, Toronto, Canada; no ...

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Buxton, Prof. Neil Keith, (2 May 1940–11 Nov. 2015), Vice-Chancellor, University of Hertfordshire, 1992–2003  

Born 2 May 1940; s of William F. A. Buxton and Janet A. Buxton; m 1962, Margaret G. Buxton (née Miller); two s one d; died 11 Nov. 2015...

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Flather, Baroness, (Shreela Flather) (died 6 Feb. 2024)  

JP; DL; Councillor, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, 1976–91 (first ethnic minority woman Councillor in UK), Mayor, 1986–87 (first Asian woman to hold this office)

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Jarratt, Sir Alexander Anthony, (Sir Alex), (19 Jan. 1924–19 Dec. 2019), DL; Chancellor, University of Birmingham, 1983–2002; Chairman, Centre for Dispute Resolution, 1990–2000, Life President, since 2000  

Kt 1979; CB 1968

DL; Chancellor, University of Birmingham, 1983–2002; Chairman, Centre for Dispute Resolution, 1990–2000, Life President, since 2000

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Mawhinney, Baron, (Brian Stanley Mawhinney) (26 July 1940–9 Nov. 2019)  

Kt 1997; PC 1994

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O’Cathain, Baroness, (Detta O’Cathain) (3 Feb. 1938–23 April 2021)  

OBE 1983

Managing Director, Barbican Centre, 1990–95

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O’Neill of Clackmannan, Baron, (Martin John O’Neill) (6 Jan. 1945–26 Aug. 2020)  

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Porter, Richard Bruce, (20 Jan. 1942–22 July 2022), Chairman, Fred Hollows Foundation (UK), 2009–18  

Chairman, Fred Hollows Foundation (UK), 2009–18

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Reid, Sir Alexander (James), (6 Dec. 1932–8 April 2019), JP; DL  

3rd Bt cr 1897

JP; DL

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Rochester, 2nd Baron of the 4th creation, (Foster Charles Lowry Lamb) (7 June 1916–6 Feb. 2017)  

Born 7 June 1916; s of 1st Baron Rochester, CMG, and Rosa Dorothea (née Hurst); m 1942, Mary Carlisle (d 2000), yr d...

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Rowe-Beddoe, Baron, (David Sydney Rowe-Beddoe) (19 Dec. 1937–15 Nov. 2023)  

Kt 2000; DL

Chairman: Wales Millennium Centre, 2001–10, now Life President; Cardiff International Airport Ltd, 2013–15; Deputy Chairman, Toye & Co. plc, 2003–14

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Runciman of Doxford, 3rd Viscount, (Walter Garrison Runciman, (Garry)) (10 Nov. 1934–10 Dec. 2020)  

CBE 1987; FBA 1975

President, British Academy, 2001–05; Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, since 1971

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Sainsbury of Preston Candover, Baron, (John Davan Sainsbury) (2 Nov. 1927–14 Jan. 2022)  

KG 1992; Kt 1980

President, J Sainsbury plc, since 1992 (Vice-Chairman, 1967–69; Chairman, 1969–92; Director, 1958–92)

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Shenfield, Dame Barbara (Estelle), (9 March 1919–17 June 2004), Chairman, Women’s Royal Voluntary Service, 1981–88 (Vice Chairman, 1976–81)  

DBE 1986

Born 9 March 1919; d of George and Jane Farrow, Bearwood, Staffs; m 1st, 1941, Flt-Lt Gwilym Ivor Lewis, RAF (killed in action ...

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Skipwith, Sir Patrick Alexander D’estoteville, (1 Sept. 1938–6 Oct. 2016), consultant editor and translator (trading as Traduscience), since 2003  

12th Bt cr 1622

Born 1 Sept. 1938; o s of Grey d’Estoteville Townsend Skipwith (killed in action, 1942), Flying Officer, RAFVR, and Sofka (...

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Slim, 2nd Viscount, (John Douglas Slim) (20 July 1927–12 Jan. 2019)  

OBE 1973

DL; Chairman, 1976–91, and non-executive Deputy Chairman, 1991–98, Peek plc (formerly Peek Holdings); Director, Trailfinders Ltd, 1984–2007, and a number of other companies

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Smith of Clifton, Baron, (Trevor Arthur Smith) (14 June 1937–24 April 2021)  

Kt 1996; FRHistS, FAcSS

Vice-Chancellor, University of Ulster, 1991–99

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Taylor of Blackburn, Baron, (Thomas Taylor) (10 June 1929–25 Nov. 2016)  

CBE 1974 (OBE 1969); JP

Born 10 June 1929; s of James and Edith Gladys Taylor; m 1950, Kathleen Nurton (d 2015); one s...

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Whitmore, Sir John (Henry Douglas), (16 Oct. 1937–28 April 2017), Chairman, Performance Consultants International, since 1998  

2nd Bt cr 1954

Born 16 Oct. 1937; s of Col Sir Francis Henry Douglas Charlton Whitmore, 1st Bt, KCB, CMG, DSO, TD, and Lady Whitmore (...