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Boyson, Rt Hon. Sir Rhodes, (11 May 1925–28 Aug. 2012), PC 1987  

Kt 1987

Born 11 May 1925; s of Alderman William Boyson, MBE, JP and Mrs Bertha Boyson, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancs; m 1st, 1946, Violet Burletson (marr. diss.); two d; 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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Freud, Sir Clement (Raphael), (24 April 1924–15 April 2009), writer, broadcaster, caterer  

Kt 1987

Born 24 April 1924; s of late Ernst and Lucie Freud; m 1950, June Beatrice, (Jill), 2nd d of H. W. Flewett, MA; three s two d; died...

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Jenkins of Putney, Baron, (Hugh Gater Jenkins) (27 July 1908–26 Jan. 2004)  

Born 27 July 1908; s of Joseph Walter Jenkins and Florence Emily (née Gater), Enfield, Middlesex; m 1st, 1936, Marie (née Crosbie) (...

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Lawrence, Hon. Dame Maude Agnes, (16 April 1864–11 Jan. 1933), Director of Women’s Establishments at the Treasury since 1920; Chief Woman Inspector of the Board of Education, 1905–20  

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Born 16 April 1864; d of 1st Baron Lawrence, Viceroy of India, 1864–69; died 11 Jan. 1933

Director of Women’s Establishments at the Treasury since ...

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Nesbit, E(dith), (Mrs Hubert Bland), (19 Aug. 1858–4 May 1924), poet and novelist, and author of children’s books  

Born London, 19 Aug. 1858; y d of John Collis Nesbit; m 1st, 1880, Hubert Bland (d 1914); two s two d; 2nd, ...

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Watt, Hamish, (27 Dec. 1925–12 April 2014), writer, politician; Rector of Aberdeen University, 1985–88  

Born 27 Dec. 1925; s of Wm Watt and Caroline C. Allan; m 1948, Mary Helen Grant (marr. diss. 1989; she d 2007); one s two d; m 2013...