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Aberdare, 4th Baron, (Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce) (16 June 1919–23 Jan. 2005)  

KBE 1984; PC 1974; DL

Born 16 June 1919; s of 3rd Baron Aberdare, GBE, and Margaret Bethune (née Black); m 1946, Maud Helen Sarah, ...


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 ...


Ainsley, John William, (30 June 1899–23 June 1976)  

Born 30 June 1899; s of John George and Jane Ainsley, Co. Durham; m 1924, Maggie, d of Francis Nattrass; two d; died 23 June 1976

elementary school; evening classes; correspondence courses...


Anderson, Col William Patrick, (4 Sept. 1851–1 Feb. 1927)  

CMG 1913

Born Levis, Quebec, 4 Sept. 1851; e s of late Thomas Anderson, Edmonton, Alberta; m 1876, Dorothea Susannah, e d of late Henry Beaumont Small; four ...


Arbuthnot, Gerald Archibald, (19 Dec. 1872–25 Sept. 1916)  

Born 19 Dec. 1872; o s of late Maj.-Gen. William Arbuthnot, 14th Hussars, and Selina, 7th d of Sir Thomas Moncreiffe, 7th Bt of Moncreiffe; ...


Arran, 9th Earl of, (Arthur Desmond Colquhoun Gore) (born 14 July 1938)  


Ashcombe, 4th Baron, (Henry Edward Cubitt) (31 March 1924–4 Dec. 2013)  

Born 31 March 1924; er s of 3rd Baron Ashcombe; m 1955, Ghislaine (marr. diss. 1968), o d of Cornelius Willem Dresselhuys, Long Island, New York; ...


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


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


Astor of Hever, 3rd Baron, (John Jacob Astor) (born 16 June 1946)  

PC 2015; DL


Astor, Hon. John, (26 Sept. 1923–27 Dec. 1987)  

Born 26 Sept. 1923; 3rd s of 1st Baron Astor of Hever; m 1950, Diana Kathleen Drummond (d 1982); two s one d; m 1982, Penelope Eve Rolt (...


Attlee, 3rd Earl, (John Richard Attlee) (born 3 Oct. 1956)  



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 (...


Baker of Dorking, Baron, (Kenneth Wilfred Baker) (born 3 Nov. 1934)  

CH 1992; PC 1984

Chairman, Graphite Resources plc, 2007–12


Barnett, Dame Henrietta (Octavia), (4 May 1851–10 June 1936)  

DBE 1924 (CBE 1917); MTPI (Hon. Member)

Born 4 May 1851; d of late Alex. Rowland, Champion Hall, Kent; m 1873, Rev. Canon Samuel Augustus Barnett (...


Batsford, Sir Brian (Caldwell Cook), (18 Dec. 1910–5 March 1991), painter  

Kt 1974

Born 18 Dec. 1910; s of late Arthur Caldwell Cook, Gerrards Cross, Bucks; assumed mother’s maiden name of Batsford by Deed Poll, 1946...


Beaumont, Christopher Michael, (born 4 Feb. 1957), Seigneur of Sark, since 2016  

Seigneur of Sark, since 2016


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; ...


Blake, Sir Francis (Douglas), (27 Feb. 1856–5 Feb. 1940)  

1st Bt, 1907; CB 1919

Born 27 Feb. 1856; s of Francis Blake of Tillmouth Park, Cornhill-on-Tweed; m Selina Colquhoun (d 1915), d...


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 ...


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, ...