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Adams, Richard George, (10 May 1920–24 Dec. 2016), author  

Born 10 May 1920; s of Evelyn George Beadon Adams, FRCS, and Lilian Rosa Adams (née Button); m 1949, Barbara Elizabeth Acland; two d...

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Ampthill, 4th Baron, (Geoffrey Denis Erskine Russell) (15 Oct. 1921–23 April 2011)  

CBE 1986; PC 1995

Born 15 Oct. 1921; s of 3rd Baron Ampthill, CBE, and Christabel, Lady Ampthill (d 1976); m 1st, 1946...

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Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya), (4 April 1928–28 May 2014), writer, singer and actress  

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch., San Francisco; California Labor Sch....

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Anglesey, Dowager Marchioness of, ((Elizabeth) Shirley Vaughan Paget) (4 Dec. 1924–21 Jan. 2017)  

DBE 1983 (CBE 1977); LVO 1993

Born 4 Dec. 1924; d of late Charles Morgan and Hilda Vaughan (both novelists); m 1948, 7th Marquess of Anglesey (...

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Ashley of Stoke, Baron, (Jack Ashley) (6 Dec. 1922–20 April 2012)  

CH 1975

Born 6 Dec. 1922; s of John Ashley and Isabella Bridge; m 1951, Pauline Kay Crispin (d 2003); three d; died...

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Ashton, Joseph William, (9 Oct. 1933–30 March 2020), journalist  

OBE 2007

journalist

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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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Attenborough, Baron cr 1993 (Life Peer), of Richmond upon Thames, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, (Richard Samuel Attenborough) (29 Aug. 1923–24 Aug. 2014)  

Kt 1976; CBE 1967

Born 29 Aug. 1923; s of late Frederick Levi Attenborough and Mary Attenborough (née Clegg); m 1945, Sheila Beryl Grant Sim; one s one d...

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Band, Thomas Mollison, (28 March 1934–21 Dec. 2019), Chairman, Perthshire Housing Association, 2003–09 (Director, since 1994)  

FSAScot

Chairman, Perthshire Housing Association, 2003–09 (Director, since 1994)

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Barber of Tewkesbury, Baron, (Derek Coates Barber) (17 June 1918–21 Nov. 2017)  

Kt 1984

Born 17 June 1918; s of Thomas Smith-Barber and Elsie Coates; 1st marr. diss. 1981; m 2nd, 1983, Rosemary Jennifer Brougham, o d...

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Barnett, Correlli (Douglas), (28 June 1927–10 July 2022), author; Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, since 1977; Keeper of the Churchill Archives Centre, 1977–95  

CBE 1997

author; Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, since 1977; Keeper of the Churchill Archives Centre, 1977–95

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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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Barran, Sir John (Napoleon Ruthven), (14 Feb. 1934–25 March 2010), Head of Information Technology, Central Office of Information, 1985–87  

4th Bt cr 1895

Born 14 Feb. 1934; s of Sir John Leighton Barran, 3rd Bt, and Hon. Alison Mary (d 1973), 3rd ...

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Bath, 7th Marquess of, (Alexander George Thynn) (6 May 1932–4 April 2020)  

Director: Cheddar Caves, 1956–2010; Longleat Enterprises, 1964–2010

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Beaumont of Whitley, Baron, (Rev. Timothy Wentworth Beaumont) (22 Nov. 1928–8 April 2008)  

MA (Oxon)

Born 22 Nov. 1928; o s of Major and Hon. Mrs M. W. Beaumont; m 1955, Mary Rose Wauchope; one s two d...

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Bellamy, David James, (18 Jan. 1933–11 Dec. 2019), botanist; writer and broadcaster  

OBE 1994; PhD; FLS; CBiol, FRSB

botanist; writer and broadcaster

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Bergne, (Alexander) Paul (A’Court), (9 Jan. 1937–5 April 2007), HM Diplomatic Service, retired; author, broadcaster and consultant  

CBE 2002 (OBE 1985)

Born 9 Jan. 1937; s of Villiers A’Court Bergne and Diana Daphne Cuthbert (née Holman-Hunt); m 1963, Suzanne Hedwig Judith Wittich; one s one ...

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Bernstein of Craigweil, Baron cr 2000 (Life Peer), of Craigweil, in the co. of West Sussex, (Alexander Bernstein) (15 March 1936–12 April 2010)  

Born 15 March 1936; s of late Cecil Bernstein and of Myra Ella, d of Lesser and Rachel Lesser; m 1st, 1962, Vanessa Anne Mills (marr. diss. 1993; she d...

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Bethell, 4th Baron, (Nicholas William Bethell) (19 July 1938–8 Sept. 2007)  

Born 19 July 1938; s of Hon. William Gladstone Bethell (d 1964) (3rd s of 1st Baron), and Ann Margaret Bethell (d...

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Bishop, James Drew, (18 June 1929–2 March 2017), writer and editor; Chairman, National Heritage, 1998–2012 (Trustee, 1995–2012)  

Born 18 June 1929; s of late Sir Patrick Bishop, MBE, MP, and Vera Drew; m 1959, Brenda Pearson; two s ; died 2 March 2017...