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Abel Smith, Henriette Alice, (Lady Abel Smith), (6 June 1914–3 May 2005), an Extra Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen (formerly as HRH Princess Elizabeth), since 1987 (a Lady-in-Waiting, 1949–87)  

DCVO 1977 (CVO 1964); JP

Born 6 June 1914; d of late Comdr Francis Charles Cadogan, RN, and late Ruth Evelyn (née Howard, ...


Aberconway, 3rd Baron, (Charles Melville McLaren) (16 April 1913–4 Feb. 2003)  

Born 16 April 1913; e s of 2nd Baron Aberconway, CBE, LLD and Christabel (d 1974), y d of Sir Melville Macnaghten, CB; ...


Ackner, Baron cr 1986 (Life Peer), of Sutton in the county of West Sussex, (Desmond James Conrad Ackner) (18 Sept. 1920–21 March 2006)  

Kt 1971; PC 1980

Born 18 Sept. 1920; s of Dr Conrad and Rhoda Ackner; m 1946, Joan, d of late John Evans, JP, and widow of K. B. Spence; one ...


Andrus, Francis Sedley, (26 Feb. 1915–9 Nov. 2009), Beaumont Herald of Arms Extraordinary, since 1982  

LVO 1982

Born 26 Feb. 1915; o s of late Brig.-Gen. Thomas Alchin Andrus, CMG, JP, and Alice Loveday (née Parr); unmarried; died 9 Nov. 2009

Beaumont Herald of Arms Extraordinary, since ...


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...


Archer Houblon, Mrs Doreen, (1899–1 Dec. 1977)  

CVO 1969 (MVO 1954)

Born 1899; d of Lt-Col Walter Charles Lindsay, MVO, and Lady Kathleen Lindsay, OBE, d of 6th Earl of Carrick; ...


Archer of Sandwell, Baron cr 1992 (Life Peer), of Sandwell in the County of West Midlands, (Peter Kingsley Archer) (20 Nov. 1926–14 June 2012)  

Born 20 Nov. 1926; s of Cyril Kingsley Archer and May (née Baker); m 1954, Margaret Irene (née Smith); one s; died 14 June 2012

PC 1977; QC ...


Aylesford, 11th Earl of, cr 1714, (Charles Ian Finch-Knightley) (2 Nov. 1918–19 Feb. 2008)  

Born 2 Nov. 1918; er s of 10th Earl of Aylesford; m 1946, Margaret Rosemary Tyer (d 1989); one s one d (and one d decd); died 19 Feb. 2008...


Aylmer, 13th Baron, (Michael Anthony Aylmer) (27 March 1923–2 Aug. 2006)  

Born 27 March 1923; s of Christopher Aylmer (d 1955) and Marjorie (d 1981), d of Percival Ellison Barber, surgeon, Sheffield; ...


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 (...


Balfour, 4th Earl of, (Gerald Arthur James Balfour) (23 Dec. 1925–27 June 2003)  

Born 23 Dec. 1925; er s of 3rd Earl of Balfour and Jean (d 1981), 4th d of late Rev. Canon J. J. Cooke-Yarborough; ...


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; ...


Battersea, Lady; (Constance), (1843–22 Nov. 1931)  

Born 1843; er d of Sir Anthony de Rothschild, 1st Bt, and Lady de Rothschild, née Monteflore; m 1877, Cyril Flower, 1st and last Baron Battersea (d 1907); ...


Bingham of Cornhill, Baron, (Thomas Henry Bingham) (13 Oct. 1933–11 Sept. 2010)  

KG 2005; Kt 1980; PC 1986

Born 13 Oct. 1933; o s of late Dr T. H. Bingham and Dr C. Bingham, Reigate; m 1963...


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 ...


Bledisloe, 3rd Viscount, (Christopher Hiley Ludlow Bathurst) (24 June 1934–12 May 2009)  

Born 24 June 1934; s of 2nd Viscount Bledisloe, QC, and Joan Isobel Krishaber (d 1999); m 1962 (marr. diss. 1986); two ...


Booth, Mrs Bramwell, (Florence Eleanor), (1861–10 June 1957)  

Born Blaina, 1861; d of late Dr Soper, Plymouth; m 1882, (William) Bramwell Booth, CH (d 1929); two s five d; died 10 June 1957...


Boston of Faversham, Baron, (Terence George Boston) (21 March 1930–23 July 2011)  

Born 21 March 1930; yr surv. s of late George T. Boston and Kate (née Bellati); m 1962, Margaret Joyce (Member: SE Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board, ...


Boulton, Sir William (Whytehead), (21 June 1912–20 July 2010), Secretary, Senate of the Inns of Court and the Bar, 1974–75  

3rd Bt cr 1944; Kt 1975; CBE 1958; TD 1949

Born 21 June 1912; s of Sir William Boulton, 1st Bt, and Rosalind Mary (...


Brain, 2nd Baron cr 1962, of Eynsham, (Christopher Langdon Brain) (30 Aug. 1926–15 Aug. 2014)  

Born 30 Aug. 1926; s of 1st Baron Brain, MA, DM, FRS, FRCP and Stella, er d of late Reginald L. Langdon-Down; m 1953, Susan Mary (d 2007), ...