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Adam, Colin Gurdon Forbes, (18 Dec. 1889–12 Nov. 1982)  

CSI 1924

Born 18 Dec. 1889; y s of Sir Frank Forbes Adam, 1st Bt; m 1920, Hon. Irene Constance Lawley, o c of 3rd Baron Wenlock; two ...

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Alexander, Gilchrist Gibb, (5 Oct. 1871–24 Nov. 1958)  

MA

Born 5 Oct. 1871; s of Wm. Alexander, Clarkfield, Partick, Glasgow; m Jenny (d 1952), e d of John White, JP, 1 Prince’s Gardens, Glasgow, W.; two ...

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Ansell, Maj.-Gen. Nicholas George Picton, (17 Aug. 1937–18 Feb. 2024), Clerk of the Course, Exeter Racecourse, 1995–2002; Director, Devon and Exeter Steeplechases Ltd, 2003–07  

CB 1992; OBE 1980; JP, DL

Clerk of the Course, Exeter Racecourse, 1995–2002; Director, Devon and Exeter Steeplechases Ltd, 2003–07

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Ashton, Margaret, (1856–15 Oct. 1937)  

Hon. MA, Manchester University

Born 1856; 3rd d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Ford Bank, Didsbury, Manchester; died 15 Oct. 1937

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Interested in Infant Welfare and Hospital, Education, Women’s International League, Local Government, etc...

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Bagge, Sir Alfred William Francis, (14 Sept. 1875–3 March 1939), 1867; JP Norfolk; Deputy Chairman, Quarter Sessions, W Norfolk, 1932; Barrister-at-Law; Judge of Norwich Guildhall Court, 1922; Captain late 4th (T) Battalion Norfolk Regt  

4th Bt

Born 14 Sept. 1875; s of 3rd Bt and Millicent (d 1918), d of J. Grant Morris, Allerton Priory, Liverpool; died...

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Bagot, Theodosia, (Lady Bagot), (1865–21 Feb. 1940)  

Born 1865; 3rd d of Sir John Leslie, 1st Bt; m 1st, 1885, Lt-Col Josceline FitzRoy Bagot, MP (d 1913); one s three d; son was Sir Alan Desmond Bagot, 1st Bt (...

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Barker, Lieut-Colonel Frederick George, (27 Oct. 1866–18 Nov. 1951)  

CBE 1919

Born 27 Oct. 1866; s of Rev. Alfred Gresley Barker and Agnes, d of Rev. Comyns Tucker, Rector of Washford, Devon; m 1895, Lucile Mary (d 1945...

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Bateman, Alys, (died 7 Nov. 1924), soprano singer  

Born d of late Robert Bateman and Marian Moore, relative of Hannah Moore; m 1st, Malcolm Colin, s of Francis Simon Dring, of Simonstown, Co. Cork; 2nd, John Starkie Gardner; ...

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Beaumont, Sir William Henry, (24 Feb. 1851–9 Jan. 1930)  

Kt 1910

Born 24 Feb. 1851; s of Lt-Col Wm Beaumont, 23rd Madras Light Infantry; m 1876, Alice, d of Hon. John Millar, MLC, of Durban; three ...

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Beevor, John Grosvenor, (1 March 1905–26 Feb. 1987)  

OBE 1945

Born 1 March 1905; s of Henry Beevor, Newark-on-Trent, Notts; m 1st, 1933, Carinthia Jane (marr. diss., 1956), d of Aubrey and Caroline Waterfield, Aulla, Italy; three ...

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Berridge, Sir Thomas Henry Devereux, (6 July 1857–24 Oct. 1924)  

KBE 1920; Kt 1912

Born 6 July 1857; s of Rev. W. Berridge, formerly Headmaster of Upholland Grammar School, Lancashire, and Vicar of Lowton St Mary’s, Lancashire; ...

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Birchenough, Lady; (Mabel), (died 22 July 1936), novelist and critic  

Born 3rd d of late Very Rev. George Granville Bradley, Dean of Westminster, DD, CVO; m Sir Henry Birchenough, 1st Bt, GCMG; two d; died...

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Blaker, Baron cr 1994 (Life Peer), of Blackpool in the County of Lancashire, and of Lindfield in the County of West Sussex, (Peter Allan Renshaw Blaker) (4 Oct. 1922–5 July 2009)  

KCMG 1983; PC 1983; MA

Born Hong Kong, 4 Oct. 1922; s of late Cedric Blaker, CBE, MC and Louisa Douglas Blaker (née Chapple); m 1953, Jennifer, d of late Sir Pierson Dixon, GCMG, CB; one ...

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Boardman, Baron, (Thomas Gray Boardman) (12 Jan. 1919–10 March 2003)  

MC 1944; TD 1952

Born 12 Jan. 1919; s of John Clayton Boardman, late of Daventry, and Janet Boardman, formerly Houston; m 1948, (Norah Mary) Deirdre, ...

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Braddon, Mary Elizabeth, (Mrs John Maxwell), (4 Oct. 1837–4 Feb. 1915), novelist  

Born London, 4 Oct. 1837; y d of Henry Braddon of St Kew, Cornwall; widow of John Maxwell of Richmond, Surrey; died 4 Feb. 1915...

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Brocklebank, Mrs Thomas, (Mary Petrena Brocklebank), (26 April 1849–15 May 1937), Hon. Corresponding Member of Institut Historique et Heraldique de France  

FRHistS

Born 26 April 1849; d of Henry Royds, JP, and Margaret Bourne; m 1867, Thomas Brocklebank (d 1919), DL, JP; three s; died 15 May 1937

Hon. Corresponding Member of Institut Historique et Heraldique de France...

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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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Burghclere, Lady; Winifred Henrietta Christina, (2 July 1864–28 Sept. 1933)  

Born 2 July 1864; e d of 4th Earl of Carnarvon; m 1st, 1887, Capt. Hon. Alfred Byng (d 1887), s of 2nd Earl of Strafford; 2nd, ...

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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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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 ...