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Adams, Norman (Edward Albert), (9 Feb. 1927–10 March 2005), artist (painter); Professor of Painting in Royal Academy Schools, 1995–2000  

RA 1972 (ARA 1967); ARCA 1951

Born 9 Feb. 1927; s of Albert Henry Adams and Winifred Elizabeth Rose Adams; m 1947, Anna Theresa; two ...

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Alexander, Rosemary Anne, (Mrs G. L. S. Dobry), (born 15 Dec. 1937), Founder and Principal, English Gardening School, since 1983  

Founder and Principal, English Gardening School, since 1983

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Allen, John Piers, (30 March 1912–2 Jan. 2002), Principal, Central School of Speech and Drama, 1972–78  

OBE 1979

Born 30 March 1912; s of Percy Allen and Marjorie Nash; m 1st, 1937, Modwena Sedgwick; two s; 2nd, 1945, Anne Preston; two ...

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Alsop, Prof. William Allen, (12 Dec. 1947–12 May 2018), Director, ALL Design, since 2011; Professor of Architecture, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, since 2013  

OBE 1999; RA 2000; RIBA

Born 12 Dec. 1947; s of Francis John Alsop and Brenda Hight; m 1972, Sheila E. Bean; two s one ...

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Amos, Francis John Clarke, (10 Sept. 1924–20 May 2003), international consultant on institutional development; Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council, 1973–77; Senior Fellow, University of Birmingham, since 1977  

CBE 1973; ARIBA, PPRTPI

Born 10 Sept. 1924; s of late Frank Amos, FALPA (Director, H. J. Furlong & Sons, Ltd, London), and Alice Mary Amos; ...

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Andrews, Prof. David John, (born 9 Aug. 1947), Professor of Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, since 2000  

PhD; FREng, FIMechE; FRINA

Professor of Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, since 2000

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Angel, Heather, (born 21 July 1941), professional wildlife photographer, author and lecturer  

FRPS, FBIPP

professional wildlife photographer, author and lecturer

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Ashworth, Prof. Graham William, (14 July 1935–18 Sept. 2015), Visiting Professor: of Environmental Policy, University of Salford, 2004–12; International Baptist Theological Seminary, Prague, 2003–12  

CBE 1980; DL

Born 14 July 1935; s of Frederick William Ashworth and Ivy Alice Ashworth; m 1960, Gwyneth Mai Morgan-Jones; three d; died 18 Sept. 2015

Visiting Professor: of Environmental Policy, University of Salford, ...

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Ayres, Gillian, (3 Feb. 1930–11 April 2018), painter, artist  

CBE 2011 (OBE 1986); RA

Born 3 Feb. 1930; d of Stephen and Florence Ayres; m Henry Mundy (marr. diss.); two s ; died 11 April 2018...

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Bailey, Dennis, (20 Jan. 1931–18 June 2016), graphic designer and illustrator; Partner, Bailey and Kenny, since 1988  

RDI 1980; ARCA

Born 20 Jan. 1931; s of Leonard Charles Bailey and Ethel Louise Funnell; m 1985, Nicola Anne Roberts; one s one d...

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Bann, Prof. Stephen, (born 1 Aug. 1942), Professor of History of Art, 2000–08, now Emeritus, and Senior Research Fellow, since 2008, University of Bristol  

CBE 2004; PhD; FBA 1998; FSA

Professor of History of Art, 2000–08, now Emeritus, and Senior Research Fellow, since 2008, University of Bristol

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Barber, Nicholas Charles Faithorn, (born 7 Sept. 1940), Deputy Chairman, Bolero International Ltd, 2016–22 (Chairman, 1998–2016)  

CBE 2004

Deputy Chairman, Bolero International Ltd, 2016–22 (Chairman, 1998–2016)

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Barber, Peter Ambrose, (born 30 Nov. 1960), Managing Director, Peter Barber Architects Ltd, since 1995; Reader in Architecture, University of Westminster, since 2008  

OBE 2021; RA 2022

Managing Director, Peter Barber Architects Ltd, since 1995; Reader in Architecture, University of Westminster, since 2008

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Barlow, Dame Phyllida, (4 April 1944–12 March 2023), sculptor  

DBE 2021 (CBE 2016); RA 2011

sculptor

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Bellany, John, (18 June 1942–28 Aug. 2013), artist (painter)  

CBE 1994; RA 1991 (ARA 1986)

Born Scotland, 18 June 1942; s of Richard Weatherhead Bellany and Agnes Craig Bellany; m 1st, 1964, Helen Margaret Percy (marr. diss. 1974...

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Benney, (Adrian) Gerald (Sallis), (21 April 1930–26 June 2008), goldsmith and silversmith; Professor of Silversmithing and Jewellery, Royal College of Art, 1974–83  

CBE 1995; RDI 1971

Born 21 April 1930; s of late Ernest Alfred Benney and Aileen Mary Benney; m 1957, Janet Edwards; three s one d; died 26 June 2008...

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Bethell, David Percival, (7 Dec. 1923–11 Dec. 2005), Director, Leicester Polytechnic, 1973–87  

CBE 1983

Born Bath, 7 Dec. 1923; s of William George Bethell and Elsie (née Cossins); formerly used surname spelling of Bethel; m 1943...

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Birmingham, Prof. Richard Walter, (born 21 May 1953), Professor of Small Craft Design, Newcastle University, 2002, now Emeritus  

PhD; CEng; FRINA

Professor of Small Craft Design, Newcastle University, 2002, now Emeritus

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Blackburn, Mark Alistair Sinclair, (5 Jan. 1953–1 Sept. 2011), Keeper of Coins and Medals, Fitzwilliam Museum, since 1991, and Reader in Numismatics and Monetary History, since 2004, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, since 2005  

PhD, LittD; FSA

Born 5 Jan. 1953; y s of late Neil Blackburn and Joan Wallace Blackburn; m 1980, Fiona Anne Haigh; two s one d; died 1 Sept. 2011...

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Blake, Sir Quentin (Saxby), (born 16 Dec. 1932), freelance artist and illustrator, since 1957; Honorary Professor (formerly Visiting Professor), Royal College of Art, since 1989; first Children’s Laureate, 1999–2001  

CH 2022; Kt 2013; CBE 2005 (OBE 1988); RDI 1981

freelance artist and illustrator, since 1957; Honorary Professor (formerly Visiting Professor), Royal College of Art, since 1989; first Children’s Laureate, 1999–2001