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Abel Smith, Col Richard Francis, (11 Oct. 1933–23 Dec. 2004), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, 1991–99  

Born 11 Oct. 1933; s of Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCMG, KCVO, DSO and late Lady May Cambridge, o d of Earl of Athlone, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, VA, GCVO, GBE; ...

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Acland, Maj.-Gen. Sir John (Hugh Bevil), (26 Nov. 1928–17 Nov. 2006), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, 1994–99; farmer  

KCB 1980; CBE 1978

Born 26 Nov. 1928; s of late Brig. Peter Acland, OBE, MC, TD and Bridget Susan Acland; m 1953, Myrtle Christian Euing, d of Brig. and Mrs Alastair Crawford, Auchentroig, Stirlingshire; one ...

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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...

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Aspell, Col Gerald Laycock, (10 April 1915–11 July 2006), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, 1984–90  

TD (2 clasps); DL; FCA

Born 10 April 1915; s of Samuel Frederick Aspell and Agnes Maude (née Laycock); m 1939, Mary Leeson Carroll (...

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Barnard, 11th Baron, (Harry John Neville Vane) (21 Sept. 1923–3 April 2016)  

TD 1960

Born 21 Sept. 1923; er s of 10th Baron Barnard, CMG, OBE, MC, TD, and Sylvia Mary (d 1993), d of Herbert Straker; ...

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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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Brockbank, Maj.-Gen. John Myles, (Robin), (19 Sept. 1921–21 Aug. 2006), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, 1990–96  

CBE 1972; MC 1943

Born 19 Sept. 1921; s of Col J. G. Brockbank, CBE, DSO, and Eireine Marguerite Robinson; m 1953, Gillian Findlay, yr d of Sir Edmund Findlay, 2nd Bt of Aberlour; three ...

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Bryson, Adm. Sir Lindsay (Sutherland), (22 Jan. 1925–24 March 2005), Director, 1985–97, Chairman, 1990–97, ERA Technology; Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex, 1989–2000  

KCB 1981; FRSE 1984; FREng

Born 22 Jan. 1925; s of James McAuslan Bryson and Margaret Bryson (née Whyte); m 1951, Averil Curtis-Willson; one s two d; died 24 March 2005...

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Buccleuch, 9th Duke of, (Walter Francis John Montagu Douglas Scott) (28 Sept. 1923–4 Sept. 2007)  

KT 1978; VRD; JP

Born 28 Sept. 1923; o s of 8th Duke of Buccleuch, KT, GCVO, PC, and Vreda Esther Mary (d 1993...

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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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Carlill, Rear Adm. John Hildred, (24 Oct. 1925–10 Nov. 2015), DL; Royal Navy, retired 1982  

OBE 1969

Born 24 Oct. 1925; o s of late Dr and Mrs H. B. Carlill; m 1955, (Elizabeth) Ann, yr d of late Lt Col and Mrs W. Southern; three ...

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Carr-Ellison, Sir Ralph (Harry), (8 Dec. 1925–26 Aug. 2014), Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear, 1984–2000  

KCVO 1999; Kt 1973; TD 1962; ED 1974; DL

Born 8 Dec. 1925; s of late Major John Campbell Carr-Ellison; m 1st, 1951, Mary Clare (d 1996), d...

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Clerk of Penicuik, Sir John Dutton, (30 Jan. 1917–25 Oct. 2002), JP; Lord-Lieutenant of Midlothian, 1972–92 (Vice-Lieutenant, 1965–72)  

10th Bt cr 1679; CBE 1966; VRD; FRSE 1977

Born 30 Jan. 1917; s of Sir George James Robert Clerk of Penicuik, 9th Bt, and Hon. Mabel Honor (...

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Corsar, Col Charles Herbert Kenneth, (13 May 1926–9 April 2012), Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Lothian Region (District of Midlothian), 1993–97  

LVO 1989; OBE 1981; TD 1960

Born 13 May 1926; s of Kenneth Charles Corsar and Winifred Paton (née Herdman); m 1953, Mary Drummond Buchanan Smith (Hon. Dame Mary Corsar, DBE); two ...

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Coxwell-Rogers, Col Richard Annesley, (26 April 1932–3 April 2013), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, 1993–2007  

Born 26 April 1932; s of Maj.-Gen. Norman Annesley Coxwell-Rogers, CB, CBE, DSO and Diana Coxwell-Rogers (née Coston); m 1st, 1965, Martha Felicity Hurrell (d 1998); two ...

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Dickson, Leonard Elliot, (17 March 1915–24 Feb. 2002), Solicitor, Dickson, Haddow & Co., 1947–84  

CBE 1972; MC 1945; TD 1951

Born 17 March 1915; s of Rev. Robert Marcus Dickson, DD, Lanark, and Cordelia Elliot; m 1950, Mary Elisabeth Cuthbertson; one s one d...

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Dobbs, Captain Sir Richard (Arthur Frederick), (2 April 1919–8 July 2004), Lord-Lieutenant of County Antrim, 1975–94 (HM Lieutenant for County Antrim, 1959–75)  

KCVO 1991

Born 2 April 1919; s of Senator Major Arthur F. Dobbs, DL, of Castle Dobbs, and Hylda Louisa Dobbs; m 1953, Carola Day, ...

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Erskine, Sir (Thomas) David, (31 July 1912–21 March 2007), Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Fife Region, 1981–87; Convener, Fife County Council, 1970–73  

5th Bt cr 1821; JP

Born 31 July 1912; o surv. s of Sir Thomas Wilfred Hargreaves John Erskine, 4th Bt, and late Magdalen Janet, d of Sir Ralph Anstruther, 6th Bt of Balcaskie; ...

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Fetherston-Dilke, Capt. Charles Beaumont, (4 April 1921–2 April 2007), Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Warwickshire, 1990–96  

RN retired

Born 4 April 1921; s of late Dr Beaumont Albany Fetherston-Dilke, MBE and Phoebe Stella (née Bedford); m 1943, Pauline Stanley-Williams; one s one d; died 2 April 2007...

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Gibbs, Field Marshal Sir Roland (Christopher), (22 June 1921–31 Oct. 2004), Lord-Lieutenant for Wiltshire, 1989–96; Chief of the General Staff, 1976–79; ADC General to the Queen, 1976–79  

GCB 1976 (KCB 1972); CBE 1968; DSO 1945; MC 1943

Born 22 June 1921; yr s of late Maj. G. M. Gibbs, Parkleaze, Ewen, Cirencester; m 1955, Davina Jean Merry; two ...