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Adams, James Truslow, (18 Oct. 1878–18 May 1949)  


Born 18 Oct. 1878; s of William Newton Adams and Elizabeth Harper Truslow; m 1927, Kathryn M. Seely; no c; died 18 May 1949

Brooklyn Polytechnic; Yale University...


Albemarle, 9th Earl of, (Walter Egerton George Lucian Keppel) (28 Feb. 1882–14 July 1979)  


Born 28 Feb. 1882; e s of 8th Earl and Lady Gertrude Lucia Egerton (d 1943), only children of 1st Earl Egerton of Tatton; ...


Allhusen, Beatrice May, (died 29 July 1918)  

Born d of late Col Thomas Bromhead Butt, 79th Highlanders; m 1876, William Hutt Allhusen; died 29 July 1918


Amwell, 1st Baron, (Frederick Montague) (8 Oct. 1876–15 Oct. 1966)  

CBE 1946

Born Clerkenwell, 8 Oct. 1876; s of John Montague; m 1911, Constance Craig (d 1964), Runcorn; one s two d; died...


Anderson, Rear-Adm. (Charles) Courtney, (8 Nov. 1916–8 Dec. 2008), Flag Officer, Admiralty Interview Board, 1969–71  

CB 1971

Born 8 Nov. 1916; s of late Lt-Col Charles Anderson, Australian Light Horse, and Mrs Constance Powell-Anderson, OBE, JP; m 1940, Pamela Ruth Miles; three s; died 8 Dec. 2008...


Anderson, Major Roy Dunlop, (1878–31 Aug. 1932)  

DSO 1917; OBE 1919

Born 1878; s of John Anderson, CIE, MD, FRCP, FRCS; m 1910, Maude Coote, d of William Morriston Davies; no c; died 31 Aug. 1932

Horris Hill, Newbury; Winchester College; Baptiste Scoones...


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 (...


Barker, Lt-Col Arthur James, (20 Sept. 1918–10 June 1981), writer; retired from Army  

Born 20 Sept. 1918; o s of late John Robert Barker and Caroline Barker, Hull; m 1st, 1939, Dorothy Jean (marr. diss. 1968), o d...


Baynes, Sir John (Christopher Malcolm), (24 April 1928–22 Jan. 2005), Lieutenant-Colonel, retired  

7th Bt cr 1801

Born 24 April 1928; s of Sir Rory Malcolm Stuart Baynes, 6th Bt and Ethel Audrey (d 1947), d...


Beamont, Wing Comdr Roland Prosper, (10 Aug. 1920–19 Nov. 2001), DSO 1943, Bar 1944; DFC 1941, Bar 1943; DFC (US) 1946; FRAeS; author  

CBE 1969 (OBE 1953)

Born 10 Aug. 1920; s of Lieut-Col E. C. Beamont and Dorothy Mary (née Haynes); m 1st, 1942, Shirley Adams (...


Bell, Rear-Adm. John Anthony, (25 Nov. 1924–30 April 2004), Research Fellow, Exeter University, 1986–89, retired; Director, Naval Education Service, 1975–78; Chief Naval Instructor Officer, 1978–79  

CB 1977

Born 25 Nov. 1924; s of Mathew Bell, Dundee, and Mary Ann Ellen Bell (née Goss), London; m 1946, Eileen Joan Woodman; two d (and one d...


Berry, Sir (Henry) Vaughan, (28 March 1891–27 Feb. 1979)  

Kt 1949

Born 28 March 1891; s of late John Henry Berry; m 1st, 1921, Dorothy Loveday (d 1959), d of late Charles Baldwin, Bath, Somerset; (two s...


Blair, Lt-Col Alexander Stevenson, (3 June 1865–10 Sept. 1936)  

CMG 1916; CBE 1933; TD; DL; JP; Writer to the Signet, Edinburgh; BA (Oxon)

Born 3 June 1865; e s of late Patrick Blair, Advocate, Sheriff-Substitute of Inverness-shire at Inverness; ...


Blake, Baron cr 1971 (Life Peer), of Braydeston, Norfolk, (Robert Norman William Blake) (23 Dec. 1916–20 Sept. 2003)  

FBA 1967

Born 23 Dec. 1916; er s of William Joseph Blake and Norah Lindley Daynes, Brundall, Norfolk; m 1953, Patricia Mary (d 1995), e d of Thomas Richard Waters, Great Plumstead, Norfolk; three ...


Blake, Jack Percy, (died 19 Dec. 1950)  

Born e s of John and Mary Blake; m 1909, Maud Ethel Priestley; one s one d; died 19 Dec. 1950


Bovill, Charles Harry, (1878–21 March 1918), 2nd Lieutenant Coldstream Guards, 1916; author  

Born Coonoor, India, 1878; o s of Major Charles Edward Bovill, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, and Ellen Maria Lang; m 1907, Ethel Rachel, d of Edwin Kay; two s; died 21 March 1918...


Boyle, Adm. Hon. Sir Algernon (Douglas Edward Harry), (21 Oct. 1871–13 Oct. 1949)  

KCB 1924 (CB 1916); CMG 1918; MVO 1901; RN, retired

Born 21 Oct. 1871; 6th s of 5th Earl of Shannon and Julia Charlotte, y d of Sir W. E. Cradock Hartopp, 3rd Bart; ...


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, ...


Brammer, Leonard Griffith, (4 July 1906–23 May 1994), painter and etcher; Supervisor of Art and Crafts, Stoke-on-Trent Education Authority, 1952–69; retired  

RE 1956 (ARE 1932)

Born 4 July 1906; s of Frederick William Brammer and Minnie Griffith; m 1934, Florence May, d of William and Mary Barnett, Hanley; one ...


Brazza, Pierre Paul François Camille de, Count de Savorgnan, (26 Jan. 1852–14 Sept. 1905)  

Born on a vessel in harbour of Rio de Janeiro, 26 Jan. 1852; died 14 Sept. 1905

Jesuits’ College, Paris

Served French Navy; naturalised as a Frenchman, 1874; sent to explore the basin of the river Ogowe, Western Africa, ...