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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 ...


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, ...


Bryce, Viscountess, (Elizabeth Marion) (died 27 Dec. 1939)  

Born d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Manchester; m 1889, Rt Hon. James, 1st Viscount Bryce, of Dechmont; no c; died 27 Dec. 1939...


Creighton, Mrs (Louise), (7 July 1850–15 April 1936)  

Born Sydenham, 7 July 1850; 10th c of Robert von Glehn; m 1872, Rt Hon. Mandell Creighton, Bishop of London (d 1901); three s four d; died 15 April 1936...


Faucit, Helen, (Lady Martin), (1820–31 Oct. 1898), celebrated actress (retired in 1865, but reappeared on the stage from time to time chiefly in the cause of charity)  

Born 1820; d of John Savile Faucit and Mrs Faucit, a contemporary (actress) of the Kembles; m 1851, Sir Theodore Martin, KCB, KCVO; died 31 Oct. 1898

celebrated actress (retired in ...


Laslett, (Thomas) Peter (Ruffell), (18 Dec. 1915–8 Nov. 2001), Reader in Politics and the History of Social Structure, Cambridge University, 1966–83; Co-Founder and Director, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, since 1964; Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, since 1953  

CBE 1997; FBA 1979

Born 18 Dec. 1915; s of Rev. G. H. R. Laslett and E. E. Laslett (née Alden); m 1947, Janet Crockett Clark; two ...


Mallinson, Allan Lawrence, (born 6 Feb. 1949), military historian, novelist and journalist; military obituarist, The Times  

military historian, novelist and journalist; military obituarist, The Times