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Bradbeer, Sir (John) Derek (Richardson), (29 Oct. 1931–30 April 2016), DL; Partner, Wilkinson Maughan (formerly Wilkinson Marshall Clayton & Gibson), 1961–97; President of the Law Society, 1987–88  

Kt 1988; OBE 1973; TD 1965

Born 29 Oct. 1931; s of late William Bertram Bradbeer and Winifred (née Richardson); m 1962, Margaret Elizabeth Chantler (DL Northumberland); one s...

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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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Greene of Harrow Weald, Baron, (Sidney Francis Greene) (12 Feb. 1910–26 July 2004)  

Kt 1970; CBE 1966

Born 12 Feb. 1910; s of Frank James Greene and Alice (née Kerrod); m 1936, Masel Elizabeth Carter; three d...

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Henderson, Sir Denys (Hartley), (11 Oct. 1932–21 May 2016), Chairman: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, 1987–95; ZENECA Group plc, 1993–95; The Rank Group Plc (formerly Rank Organisation), 1995–2001; Chairman and First Crown Estate Commissioner, 1995–2002  

Kt 1989

Born 11 Oct. 1932; o s of John Hartley Henderson and Nellie Henderson (née Gordon); m 1957, Doreen Mathewson Glashan, o d of Robert and Mary Glashan; two ...

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Kennedy, John Maxwell, (9 July 1934–24 Sept. 2012), Senior Partner, Allen & Overy, 1986–94  

Born 9 July 1934; s of George and Betty Gertrude Kennedy; m 1958, Margaret Joan (née Davies); four s; died 24 Sept. 2012

Senior Partner, Allen & Overy, 1986–94...

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Laurie, Robert Peter, (20 Aug. 1925–15 Aug. 2005), JP; DL; farmer, 1958–89, retired; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Essex, 1985–92  

OBE 1994

Born 20 Aug. 1925; s of late Col Vernon Stewart Laurie, CBE, TD, DL, and Mary, 2nd d of Selwyn Robert Pryor; m 1952, Oonagh Margaret Faber Wild, 3rd ...

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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  

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 ...

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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, ...