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Abdy, Sir Valentine (Robert Duff), (11 Sept. 1937–27 June 2012), European Representative, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1983–95 and 1998 (Member, National Board, 1995–98)  

6th Bt cr 1850

Born 11 Sept. 1937; s of Sir Robert Henry Edward Abdy, 5th Bt, and Lady Diana Bridgeman (d 1967), ...


Aberdeen and Temair, 6th Marquess of, (Alastair Ninian John Gordon) (20 July 1920–19 Aug. 2002)  

Born 20 July 1920; s of 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, DSO, and Cécile Elizabeth (d 1948), d of George Drummond, Swaylands, Penshurst, Kent; ...


Amies, Sir (Edwin) Hardy, (17 July 1909–5 March 2003), Dressmaker by Appointment to HM The Queen, since 1955; Director, Hardy Amies Ltd, since 1946 (President, since 1996); Design Consultant to manufacturers in the UK, EEC, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Korea  

KCVO 1989 (CVO 1977); RDI 1964

Born 17 July 1909; s of late Herbert William Amies and Mary (née Hardy); died 5 March 2003...


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...


Barclay, Sir Colville Herbert Sanford, (7 May 1913–1 Sept. 2010), painter  

14th Bt cr 1668

Born 7 May 1913; s of late Rt Hon. Sir Colville Adrian de Rune Barclay, 3rd s of 11th Bt, and Sarita Enriqueta, d of late Herbert Ward; ...


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...


Blunden, Sir Philip (Overington), (27 Jan. 1922–9 April 2007), artist and art restorer  

7th Bt cr 1766, of Castle Blunden, Kilkenny

Born 27 Jan. 1922; s of Sir John Blunden, 5th Bt and Phyllis Dorothy (d 1967...


Bull, René, (died 14 March 1942)  

Born Ireland; died 14 March 1942


Butterworth, Baron, (John Blackstock Butterworth) (13 March 1918–19 June 2003)  

CBE 1982

Born 13 March 1918; o s of John William and Florence Butterworth; m 1948, Doris Crawford Elder; one s two d; died 19 June 2003...


Churchill, Lady Randolph Spencer, (Jennie Spencer), (1854–29 June 1921), Lady of Grace of St John of Jerusalem, 1901; was proprietor and Editor of the Anglo-Saxon Review  

CI 1885; RRC 1902

Born 1854; d of late Leonard Jerome, New York; m 1st, 1874, Rt. Hon. Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill, 3rd s...


Congleton, 8th Baron, (Christopher Patrick Parnell) (11 March 1930–11 Dec. 2015)  

Born 11 March 1930; 3rd s of 6th Baron Congleton (d 1932) and Hon. Edith Mary Palmer Howard (MBE 1941) (she m...


Cotes, Sara Jeannette, (Mrs Everard Cotes), (22 Dec. 1861–22 July 1922)  

Born Brantford, Canada, 22 Dec. 1861; d of Charles Duncan, merchant; m 1890, Everard Cotes; died 22 July 1922


Currie, Sir Donald Scott, (16 Jan. 1930–9 Feb. 2014), Chief of Maintenance, National Park Service, Department of the Interior, 1976  

7th Bt cr 1847

Born 16 Jan. 1930; s of George Donald Currie (d 1980) (ggs of 1st Bt) and Janet K. (...


de la Bère, Sir Cameron, (12 Feb. 1933–18 Dec. 2014), jeweller, Geneva  

2nd Bt cr 1953

Born 12 Feb. 1933; s of Sir Rupert De la Bère, 1st Bt, KCVO, and Marguerite (d 1969), e d...


de Ros, 25th Baroness, (Mary Frances Dawson) (31 July 1854–4 May 1939)  

Born 31 July 1854; d of 24th Baron de Ros and Elizabeth, d of 2nd Earl of Wilton; m 1878, Hon. Anthony Lucius Dawson, afterwards 3rd Earl of Dartrey (...


Denny, Sir Anthony Coningham de Waltham, (22 April 1925–13 Sept. 2013), designer; Consultant, Verity and Beverley, Architects and Designers (offices in Tetbury, Lisbon and New York), since 2002 (Partner, 1959–2001)  

8th Bt cr 1782, of Tralee Castle, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Born 22 April 1925; s of Rev. Sir Henry Lyttleton Lyster Denny, 7th Bt, and Joan Lucy Dorothy, er d...


Deramore, 6th Baron, (Richard Arthur de Yarburgh-Bateson) (9 April 1911–20 Aug. 2006)  

Born 9 April 1911; s of 4th Baron Deramore and of Muriel Katherine (née Duncombe); m 1948, Janet Mary, d of John Ware, BA Cantab, MD Edin., Askham-in-Furness, Lancs; one ...


Ezra, Baron, (Derek Ezra) (23 Feb. 1919–22 Dec. 2015)  

Kt 1974; MBE 1945

Born 23 Feb. 1919; s of David and Lillie Ezra; m 1950, Julia Elizabeth Wilkins (d 2011); died 22 Dec. 2015...


Faucit, Helen, (Lady Martin), (1820–31 Oct. 1898), celebrated actress (retired in 1865, but reappeared on the stage from time to time chiefly in the cause of charity)  

Born 1820; d of John Savile Faucit and Mrs Faucit, a contemporary (actress) of the Kembles; m 1851, Sir Theodore Martin, KCB, KCVO; died 31 Oct. 1898

celebrated actress (retired in ...


Fisher Prout, Margaret, (1875–9 Dec. 1963), Member of New English Art Club  

ARA 1948; RWS 1945; RWA 1947

Born 1875; d of Mark Fisher, RA; m 1908, John Alexander Prout; died 9 Dec. 1963

Member of New English Art Club...