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Abbott, Lt-Col Percy Phipps, (1869–9 Sept. 1940)  

CMG 1917; VD

Born Hobart, Tasmania, 1869; s of John William Abbott; m 1901, Elizabeth Matilda, d of E. B. Gidley-King; four c; died 9 Sept. 1940

Hutchins School, Hobart; Sydney University...


Adam, Colin Gurdon Forbes, (18 Dec. 1889–12 Nov. 1982)  

CSI 1924

Born 18 Dec. 1889; y s of Sir Frank Forbes Adam, 1st Bt; m 1920, Hon. Irene Constance Lawley, o c of 3rd Baron Wenlock; two ...


Adamson, Sir Harvey, (7 Oct. 1854–28 March 1941)  

KCSI 1910; Kt 1906; CSI 1903; MA, LLD

Born 7 Oct. 1854; s of Rev. Alexander Adamson of Kinnermit; m 1892, Jane Charlotte, d of John Leslie, Corsie, Nairn; one ...


Agnew, Sir Stair, (6 Dec. 1831–12 July 1916)  

KCB 1895 (CB 1885); FRSE

Born 6 Dec. 1831; 5th s of Sir Andrew Agnew of Lochnaw, 7th Bt; m 1870, Georgina, d of George M. Nisbett; two ...


Ahmad Khan, Sardar Sahibzada Sir Sultan, (30 May 1864–21 May 1936)  

Kt 1932; CIE 1924; Muntzim-ud-Daula, MA, LLM, Barrister-at-Law

Born Kunjpura, District Karnal, 30 May 1864; s of late Nawab Ghulam Ahmad Khan; m 1895, Edith Elizabeth Hall (d 1903...


Alexander, Gilchrist Gibb, (5 Oct. 1871–24 Nov. 1958)  


Born 5 Oct. 1871; s of Wm. Alexander, Clarkfield, Partick, Glasgow; m Jenny (d 1952), e d of John White, JP, 1 Prince’s Gardens, Glasgow, W.; two ...


Allen, Raymond Seaforth Stirling, (30 May 1905–29 Oct. 1974)  


Born 30 May 1905; s of late Ernest Allen, Solicitor, and late Elsie Mackenzie Allen (née Skues); unmarried; died 29 Oct. 1974

Wellington College (Scholar); Queens’ College, Cambridge (Scholar). MA, LLB...


Anderson, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Neville, (11 Jan. 1881–7 April 1963)  

Kt 1947; CBE 1923 (MBE 1917; OBE 1918)

Born 11 Jan. 1881; s of late W. M. Anderson of Burghfield, Oxted, Surrey; m 1906...


Anderson, Major Roy Dunlop, (1878–31 Aug. 1932)  

DSO 1917; OBE 1919

Born 1878; s of John Anderson, CIE, MD, FRCP, FRCS; m 1910, Maude Coote, d of William Morriston Davies; no c; died 31 Aug. 1932

Horris Hill, Newbury; Winchester College; Baptiste Scoones...


Anderson, Thomas Alexander Harvie, (died 1 May 1953)  

CB 1917; TD

Born o s of late Harvie Anderson of Quarter and Shirgarton, Stirlingshire; m Nessie Wilson (d 1938), d of late Sir John Shearer, DL Glasgow; one ...


Anderson, Lt-Col William Menzies, (7 Aug. 1883–4 Feb. 1940), Solicitor; formerly commanding 6th Highland Light Infantry; partner in West, Anderson & Co  

DSO 1918; MC

Born 7 Aug. 1883; s of William Anderson and Katherine Forbes; m 1913; one s one d; died 4 Feb. 1940

Solicitor; formerly commanding 6th Highland Light Infantry; partner in West, Anderson & Co...


Ansell, Maj.-Gen. Nicholas George Picton, (17 Aug. 1937–18 Feb. 2024), Clerk of the Course, Exeter Racecourse, 1995–2002; Director, Devon and Exeter Steeplechases Ltd, 2003–07  

CB 1992; OBE 1980; JP, DL

Clerk of the Course, Exeter Racecourse, 1995–2002; Director, Devon and Exeter Steeplechases Ltd, 2003–07


Anstey, Vera, (1889–26 Nov. 1976)  

DSc (Econ.)

Born 1889; 2nd d of James and Mary Powell; m 1913, Percy L. Anstey (d 1920); one s one d; died...


Arbuthnot, Captain Ernest Kennaway, (3 Sept. 1876–14 June 1945)  

DSO 1917

Born 3 Sept. 1876; 2nd s of Major A. E. Arbuthnot, Madras Cavalry; m 1st, Evie Greene (d 1917); 2nd, Gladys, 2nd ...


Ashton, Margaret, (1856–15 Oct. 1937)  

Hon. MA, Manchester University

Born 1856; 3rd d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Ford Bank, Didsbury, Manchester; died 15 Oct. 1937


Interested in Infant Welfare and Hospital, Education, Women’s International League, Local Government, etc...


Atherton, Brig. Maurice Alan, (9 Oct. 1926–15 July 2019), JP; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Kent, 2000–02  

CBE 1981

JP; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Kent, 2000–02


Attenborough, James, (7 Aug. 1884–4 Aug. 1984), Colonel (retired) TF; solicitor  

CMG 1915; TD

Born 7 Aug. 1884; e s of Stanley J. Attenborough, 30 Clarges Street, Piccadilly; m 1915, Phyllis, d of late Edwin J. Layton; ...


Bagge, Sir Alfred William Francis, (14 Sept. 1875–3 March 1939), 1867; JP Norfolk; Deputy Chairman, Quarter Sessions, W Norfolk, 1932; Barrister-at-Law; Judge of Norwich Guildhall Court, 1922; Captain late 4th (T) Battalion Norfolk Regt  

4th Bt

Born 14 Sept. 1875; s of 3rd Bt and Millicent (d 1918), d of J. Grant Morris, Allerton Priory, Liverpool; died...


Bagot, Theodosia, (Lady Bagot), (1865–21 Feb. 1940)  

Born 1865; 3rd d of Sir John Leslie, 1st Bt; m 1st, 1885, Lt-Col Josceline FitzRoy Bagot, MP (d 1913); one s three d; son was Sir Alan Desmond Bagot, 1st Bt (...


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; ...