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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...

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Beckett, Bruce Probart, (7 June 1924–8 Feb. 2012), Chartered Architect, Town and Country Planner and Building Consultant in private practice, 1984–97  

FRIBA, FRIAS, FRTPI, FCIOB

Born 7 June 1924; s of J. D. L. Beckett and Florence Theresa (née Probart); m 1957, Jean McDonald (d 2009); two s...

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Bolton, Roger William, (7 Sept. 1947–18 Nov. 2006), General Secretary, Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union, since 1993  

Born 7 Sept. 1947; s of William and Honara Bolton; m 1974, Elaine Lewis; one d; died 18 Nov. 2006

General Secretary, Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union, since 1993...

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Cosserat, Kay, (24 Oct. 1947–9 Dec. 2003), Director, Cosserat Design Ltd, since 1976; Part-time Lecturer, Royal College of Art, since 1990, and Chelsea School of Art, since 1985  

RDI 1986

Born 24 Oct. 1947; d of Robert and Elizabeth Macklam; m 1972, Christopher Graham Peloquin Cosserat; two s.; died 9 Dec. 2003

Director, Cosserat Design Ltd, since ...

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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...

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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...

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Hearth, John Dennis Miles, (8 April 1929–1 Sept. 2014), Chief Executive, Royal Agricultural Society of England, 1972–89 and 1991–92  

CBE 1983

Born 8 April 1929; s of late Cyril Howard Hearth, MC, and Dr Pauline Kathleen Hearth, MB, BCh; m 1959, Pamela Anne (née Bryant); two s (one ...

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Rankeillour, 4th Baron, (Peter St Thomas More Henry Hope) (29 May 1935–12 April 2005)  

Born 29 May 1935; s of 3rd Baron Rankeillour and Mary Sibyl, d of late Col Wilfrid Ricardo, DSO; unmarried; died 12 April 2005

farmer and landowner...

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Speirs, William MacLeod, (8 March 1952–23 Sept. 2009), General Secretary, Scottish Trades Union Congress, 1998–2006  

Born 8 March 1952; s of late Ronald Speirs and of Mary Speirs (née MacKenzie); m 1st, 1975, Lynda Speirs (marr. diss. 1990); one s one d; 2nd, ...

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Walker, Catherine Marguerite Marie-Therese, (27 June 1945–23 Sept. 2010), French couturier; Founder: The Chelsea Design Company Ltd, 1977; Catherine Walker Ltd, 2003  

Born Pas de Calais, 27 June 1945; d of Remy Baheux and Agnes (née Lefèbvre); m 1st, John Walker (d 1975); two d; 2nd, Saïd Ismael; died...

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Wyllie, William, (5 Feb. 1932–22 Aug. 2007), JP; Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen, 2004–07  

MBE 2000

Born 5 Feb. 1932; s of late William Riach and Alexandra Thomson Wyllie; m 1954, Mary Anne, (Nancy), Stott; three d; died 22 Aug. 2007

JP; Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen, ...