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Abel Smith, Col Richard Francis, (11 Oct. 1933–23 Dec. 2004), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, 1991–99  

Born 11 Oct. 1933; s of Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCMG, KCVO, DSO and late Lady May Cambridge, o d of Earl of Athlone, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, VA, GCVO, GBE; ...

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Acland, Maj.-Gen. Sir John (Hugh Bevil), (26 Nov. 1928–17 Nov. 2006), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, 1994–99; farmer  

KCB 1980; CBE 1978

Born 26 Nov. 1928; s of late Brig. Peter Acland, OBE, MC, TD and Bridget Susan Acland; m 1953, Myrtle Christian Euing, d of Brig. and Mrs Alastair Crawford, Auchentroig, Stirlingshire; one ...

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Bailey, Sir Derrick Thomas Louis, (15 Aug. 1918–19 June 2009)  

3rd Bt cr 1919; DFC

Born 15 Aug. 1918; s of Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt, KCMG and Hon. Dame Mary Bailey (née Westenra) (DBE ...

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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; ...

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Barnard, 11th Baron, (Harry John Neville Vane) (21 Sept. 1923–3 April 2016)  

TD 1960

Born 21 Sept. 1923; er s of 10th Baron Barnard, CMG, OBE, MC, TD, and Sylvia Mary (d 1993), d of Herbert Straker; ...

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Bonham, Major Sir Antony Lionel Thomas, (21 Oct. 1916–5 Oct. 2009), late Royal Scots Greys  

4th Bt cr 1852; DL

Born 21 Oct. 1916; o s of Maj. Sir Eric H. Bonham, 3rd Bt, and Ethel (d 1962), ...

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Bourns, Prof. Arthur Newcombe, (8 Dec. 1919–29 May 2015), President and Vice-Chancellor, 1972–80, Professor of Chemistry 1953–81, then Emeritus, McMaster University  

OC 1982; FRSC 1964; FCIC

Born 8 Dec. 1919; s of Evans Clement Bourns and Kathleen Jones; m 1943, Marion Harriet Blakney; two s two d; died 29 May 2015...

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Boyson, Rt Hon. Sir Rhodes, (11 May 1925–28 Aug. 2012), PC 1987  

Kt 1987

Born 11 May 1925; s of Alderman William Boyson, MBE, JP and Mrs Bertha Boyson, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancs; m 1st, 1946, Violet Burletson (marr. diss.); two d; 2nd, ...

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Bruce-Clifton, Sir Hervey (James Hugh), (3 Sept. 1952–9 Feb. 2010), hotelier, Oaklands Country Manor  

7th Bt cr 1804

Born 3 Sept. 1952; s of Sir Hervey John William Bruce, 6th Bt, and Crista, (d 1984), y d of late Lt-Col Chandos De Paravicini, OBE; changed name to Bruce-Clifton on inheriting Clifton estate, ...

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Buccleuch, 9th Duke of, (Walter Francis John Montagu Douglas Scott) (28 Sept. 1923–4 Sept. 2007)  

KT 1978; VRD; JP

Born 28 Sept. 1923; o s of 8th Duke of Buccleuch, KT, GCVO, PC, and Vreda Esther Mary (d 1993...

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Burges, Maj.-Gen. Rodney Lyon Travers, (19 March 1914–4 June 2002), DSO 1946  

CBE 1963

Born 19 March 1914; s of Richard Burges and Hilda Christine Burges (née Lyon); m 1946, Sheila Marion Lyster Goldby (d...

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Burlison, Baron, (Thomas Henry Burlison) (23 May 1936–20 May 2008)  

Born 23 May 1936; s of Robert Burlison and Georgina (née Doige); m 1981, Valerie Stephenson; two s one d; died 20 May 2008...

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Burton, 3rd Baron, (Michael Evan Victor Baillie) (27 June 1924–30 May 2013)  

Born 27 June 1924; er s of Brig. Hon. George Evan Michael Baillie, MC, TD (d 1941) and g s of Baroness Burton (2nd in line); ...

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Campbell, Lady Archibald, (Janey Sevilla), (died 1923)  

Born d of late James Callander of Ardkinglas and Craigforth, and of late Hon. Mrs Callander (whose portrait hangs in the King of Bavaria’s Gallery of Beauty at Munich); ward of George, 8th Duke of Argyll; ...

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Campbell, Sir Robin Auchinbreck, (7 June 1922–12 March 2016)  

15th Bt cr 1628 (NS)

Born 7 June 1922; s of Sir Louis Hamilton Campbell, 14th Bt and Margaret Elizabeth Patricia (d 1985), ...

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Corsar, Col Charles Herbert Kenneth, (13 May 1926–9 April 2012), Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Lothian Region (District of Midlothian), 1993–97  

LVO 1989; OBE 1981; TD 1960

Born 13 May 1926; s of Kenneth Charles Corsar and Winifred Paton (née Herdman); m 1953, Mary Drummond Buchanan Smith (Hon. Dame Mary Corsar, DBE); two ...

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Cox, Lady Louisa Belle, (died 30 Aug. 1956)  

DBE 1923

Born d of late Surgeon General J. B. Hamilton, RAMC; m 1889, Sir Percy Zachariah Cox, GCMG, GCIE, KCSI (d 1937); no ...

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Dilke, Emilia Francis, (Lady Dilke), (2 Sept. 1840–23 Oct. 1904)  

Born Ilfracombe, 2 Sept. 1840; 4th d of Major Henry Strong, HEICS, and g d of Samuel Strong, UEL of Augusta, Ga; m 1st, 1862...

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Fraser, Lt-Comdr Ian Edward, (18 Dec. 1920–1 Sept. 2008), Chairman, since 1947, Managing Director, 1947–65 and since 1983, Universal Divers Ltd  

VC 1945; DSC 1943; RD and Bar 1948; JP

Born 18 Dec. 1920; s of S. Fraser, Bourne End, Bucks; m 1943, Melba Estelle Hughes; four s one d (and one ...

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Garson, Cdre Robin William, (13 Nov. 1921–26 Jan. 2006), RN retd; Director of Leisure Services, London Borough of Hillingdon, 1975–86  

CBE 1975

Born 13 Nov. 1921; s of late Peter Garson and Ada Frances (née Newton); m 1946, Joy Ligertwood Taylor (née Hickman); one s one d; died...