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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, ...


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; ...


Cox, Lady Louisa Belle, (died 30 Aug. 1956)  

DBE 1923

Born d of late Surgeon General J. B. Hamilton, RAMC; m 1889, Sir Percy Zachariah Cox, GCMG, GCIE, KCSI (d 1937); no ...


Edwards, (Allen) Clement, (1869–23 June 1938), Barrister, author  

Born June 1869; s of G. B. Edwards, Knighton, Radnorshire; m 1st, Fanny (d 1920), d of Captain Emerson; 2nd, 1922, Alice May, ...


Floyd, Keith, (28 Dec. 1943–14 Sept. 2009), cook, broadcaster  

Born 28 Dec. 1943; s of late Sydney Albert Floyd and of Winnifred Margaret Floyd; m 1995, Theresa Mary (née Smith) (marr. diss. 2008); one s one d...


Freeling, Nicolas, (3 March 1927–20 July 2003), writer since 1960  

Born 3 March 1927; of English parents; m 1954, Cornelia Termes; four s one d; died 20 July 2003

writer since 1960

primary and secondary schs

Hotel-restaurant cook, throughout Europe, ...


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...


Gandhi, Manmohan Purushottam, (born 5 Nov. 1901), Editor, Major Industries of India Annual, since 1951 (vol. 34, 1988); Director: Indian Link Chain Manufacturers Ltd; Zenith Ltd; Orient General Industries Ltd  


Born 5 Nov. 1901; s of late Purushottam Kahanji Gandhi, of Limbdi (Kathiawad); m 1926, Rambhaben, BA (Indian Women’s Univ.), d of Sukhlal Chhaganlal Shah of Wadhwan...


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) (...


Jogee, Dr Moussa, (11 Nov. 1930–17 June 2006), Joint Deputy Chairman, Commission for Racial Equality, 1999–2002 (Commissioner, 1994–2002)  

OBE 2002 (MBE 1996)

Born 11 Nov. 1930; s of Ebrahim Moosa and Aysha Ebrahim; m 1948, Fatma Seedat; one s two d (and one d decd); partner, Elizabeth Hall; two ...


Keane, John B., (21 July 1928–30 May 2002), writer  

Born 21 July 1928; s of William B. Keane and Hannah (née Purtill); m Mary O’Connor; three s one d; died 30 May 2002


Listowel Nat. Sch.; St Michael’s Coll., Listowel, Co...


Keane, Major Sir Richard (Michael), (29 Jan. 1909–28 Dec. 2010), farmer  

6th Bt cr 1801

Born 29 Jan. 1909; s of Sir John Keane, 5th Bart, DSO, and Lady Eleanor Hicks-Beach (d 1960), e d...


Kelly, Edward Ronald, (14 Oct. 1928–15 Feb. 2010), journalist and trout farmer  

Born 14 Oct. 1928; s of late William Walter Kelly and of Millicent Kelly; m 1954, Storm Massada; died 15 Feb. 2010

journalist and trout farmer

Honiton Sch.

Journalist: Bath Evening Chronicle, ...


King-Smith, Ronald Gordon, (Dick), (27 March 1922–4 Jan. 2011), author  

OBE 2010

Born 27 March 1922; s of Ronald King-Smith and Grace King-Smith; m 1943, Myrle England (d 2000); one s two d; m 2001, Zona Bedding; died...


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  

DBE 1926

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 ...


Millar, George Reid, (19 Sept. 1910–15 Jan. 2005), farmer and writer  

DSO 1944; MC

Born 19 Sept. 1910; 2nd s of Thomas Andrew Millar, architect, and Mary Reid Morton; m 1st, Annette Stockwell; 2nd, 1945, Isabel Beatriz (d 1990), ...


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, ...


Simon, Claude (Henri Eugène), (10 Oct. 1913–6 July 2005), French writer and vine grower  

Born Madagascar, 10 Oct. 1913; s of Antoine Simon and Suzanne (née Denamiel); m 1st, 1951, Yvonne Ducuing; 2nd, 1978, Réa Karavas; died 6 July 2005...


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...


West, Peter, (12 Aug. 1920–2 Sept. 2003), BBC television commentator/anchorman, 1950–86; commentaries for radio, 1947–85; Chairman, West Nally Group (sports marketing), 1971–83  

Born 12 Aug. 1920; s of Harold William and Dorcas Anne West; m 1946, Pauline Mary Pike; two s one d; died 2 Sept. 2003...