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Alderson, John Cottingham, (28 May 1922–7 Oct. 2011), writer and commentator on police and penal affairs; Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall, 1973–82  

CBE 1981; QPM 1974

Born 28 May 1922; e s of late Ernest Cottingham Alderson and Elsie Lavinia Rose; m 1948, Irené Macmillan Stirling (d 2008); one s...

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Arrowsmith, Pat, (2 March 1930–27 Sept. 2023), peace activist and socialist; on staff of Amnesty International, 1971–94, retired  

peace activist and socialist; on staff of Amnesty International, 1971–94, retired

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Atha, Bernard Peter, (27 Aug. 1928–22 Oct. 2022), Principal Lecturer in Business Studies, Huddersfield Technical College, 1973–90; Lord Mayor, City of Leeds, 2000–01  

CBE 2007 (OBE 1991)

Principal Lecturer in Business Studies, Huddersfield Technical College, 1973–90; Lord Mayor, City of Leeds, 2000–01

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Atherton, Candice Kathleen, (Candy), (21 Sept. 1955–30 Oct. 2017), freelance journalist, since 1980; political consultant, since 2005; Managing Director, Atherton Associates, since 2007  

Born 21 Sept. 1955; d of late Denis G. W. Atherton and of Pamela A. M. Osborne; m 2002, Broderick Ross; died 30 Oct. 2017...

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Bagnall, Kenneth Reginald, (26 Nov. 1927–27 June 2020), QC 1973; SC (Hong Kong); Chairman, The New Law Publishing Co. plc, 1993; Editor-in-Chief, New Property Cases, 1986  

QC 1973; SC (Hong Kong); Chairman, The New Law Publishing Co. plc, 1993; Editor-in-Chief, New Property Cases, 1986

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Baron, Franklin Andrew Merrifield, (19 Jan. 1923–9 April 2016), Permanent Representative of Commonwealth of Dominica to United Nations and to Organisation of American States, 1982–95; Dominican High Commissioner to London, 1986–92  

Born 19 Jan. 1923; m 1973, Sybil Eva Francisca McIntyre; died 9 April 2016

Permanent Representative of Commonwealth of Dominica to United Nations and to Organisation of American States, 1982–95...

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Battersea, Lady; (Constance), (1843–22 Nov. 1931)  

Born 1843; er d of Sir Anthony de Rothschild, 1st Bt, and Lady de Rothschild, née Monteflore; m 1877, Cyril Flower, 1st and last Baron Battersea (d 1907); ...

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Booth, Mrs Bramwell, (Florence Eleanor), (1861–10 June 1957)  

Born Blaina, 1861; d of late Dr Soper, Plymouth; m 1882, (William) Bramwell Booth, CH (d 1929); two s five d; died 10 June 1957...

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Boston of Faversham, Baron, (Terence George Boston) (21 March 1930–23 July 2011)  

Born 21 March 1930; yr surv. s of late George T. Boston and Kate (née Bellati); m 1962, Margaret Joyce (Member: SE Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board, ...

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Brain, 2nd Baron cr 1962, of Eynsham, (Christopher Langdon Brain) (30 Aug. 1926–15 Aug. 2014)  

Born 30 Aug. 1926; s of 1st Baron Brain, MA, DM, FRS, FRCP and Stella, er d of late Reginald L. Langdon-Down; m 1953, Susan Mary (d 2007), ...

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Branson, Edward James, (10 March 1918–19 March 2011), public relations and publicity services; a Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate, 1971–87; barrister-at-law  

MA

Born 10 March 1918; s of late Rt Hon. Sir George Branson, PC, sometime Judge of High Court, and Lady (Mona) Branson; m 1949, Evette Huntley, e d of late Rupert Huntley Flindt; one ...

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Bryce, Viscountess, (Elizabeth Marion) (died 27 Dec. 1939)  

Born d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Manchester; m 1889, Rt Hon. James, 1st Viscount Bryce, of Dechmont; no c; died 27 Dec. 1939...

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Buxton of Alsa, Baron, (Aubrey Leland Oakes Buxton) (15 July 1918–1 Sept. 2009)  

KCVO 1996; MC 1943

Born 15 July 1918; s of Leland Wilberforce Buxton and Mary, d of Rev. Thomas Henry Oakes; m 1st, 1946, Pamela Mary (...

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Campbell, Mrs Patrick, (Beatrice Stella), (1865–9 April 1940), actress  

Born Forest House, Kensington Gardens, 1865; y d of John Tanner and Louisa Romanini; m 1st, 1884, Patrick Campbell (killed South Africa, 1900), 3rd ...

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Chamberlain, Sir Henry Hamilton Erroll, (22 Nov. 1857–28 June 1936), 4th Bt cr 1828  

Born 22 Nov. 1857; m 1887, Gwendolen (d 1928), d of J. Inglis Jones, Royal Horse Guards, Derry Ormond, Cardiganshire, and Lady Elizabeth Inglis Jones; one ...

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Clark, Charles David Lawson, (12 June 1933–6 Oct. 2006), Adviser, Freedom to Publish, Publishers’ Association, 2000–02; Legal Adviser: Publishers’ Association, 1984–99; Copyright Licensing Agency, 1988–99 (Chairman, 1985–88); General Counsel, International Publishers Copyright Council, 1990–99; Copyright Representative, Federation of European Publishers, 1990–99  

Born 12 June 1933; s of Alec Fulton Charles Clark, CB, and of Mary Clark; m 1960, Fiona McKenzie Mill; one s three d; died 6 Oct. 2006

Adviser, Freedom to Publish, Publishers’ Association, ...

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Cotton, Sir William Frederick, (Sir Bill Cotton), (23 April 1928–11 Aug. 2008), Chairman, Meridian Broadcasting, 1996–2001 (Deputy Chairman, 1992–96); Director, Alba plc, 1988–2006  

Kt 2001; CBE 1989 (OBE 1976)

Born 23 April 1928; s of late William Edward (Billy) Cotton and Mabel Hope; m 1st, 1950, Bernadine Maud (née Sinclair) (...

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Craufurd, Mrs Eleanor Louisa Houison, (died 15 Dec. 1950), Principal, Downham School, Hatfield Heath, Bishop’s Stortford  

Born d of J. F. Dalrymple Hay and Ellen Douglas (d of R. H. Johnston Stewart of Physgill), of Dunlop House, Dunlop; m 1903...

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Creighton, Mrs (Louise), (7 July 1850–15 April 1936)  

Born Sydenham, 7 July 1850; 10th c of Robert von Glehn; m 1872, Rt Hon. Mandell Creighton, Bishop of London (d 1901); three s four d; died 15 April 1936...

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Cremona, Hon. John Joseph, (6 Jan. 1918–24 Dec. 2020), Judge, 1965–92, Vice-President, 1986–92, European Court of Human Rights; Judge, 1985–92, Vice-President, 1987–92, European Tribunal in matters of State immunity; Emeritus Professor, University of Malta, since 1965; Chief Justice of Malta and President of the Constitutional Court, Court of Appeal and Court of Criminal Appeal, 1971–81  

Judge, 1965–92, Vice-President, 1986–92, European Court of Human Rights; Judge, 1985–92, Vice-President, 1987–92, European Tribunal in matters of State immunity; Emeritus Professor, University of Malta, since 1965; Chief Justice of Malta and President of the Constitutional Court, Court of Appeal and Court of Criminal Appeal, 1971–81