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Thomas Stephen Foley MP (1929 - 2013)

Thomas Stephen "Tom" Foley (born March 26, 1929) was the 57th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1989 to 1995. He represented Washington's 5th congressional district ...

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Hugh Laurie MP

James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE (born 11 June 1959), known as Hugh Laurie ( /ˌhjuː ˈlɒri/), is an English actor, voice artist, comedian, writer, musician, recording artist an...

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Mary Plunket Greene MP

Mary Quant OBE, FCSD is a fashion designer and British fashion icon. Born in England to Welsh parents on 11 February 1934, she became an instrumental figure in the 1960s London-based Mod and youth fa...

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George Thomas Mažuran/Mazuran O.B.E. J.P. (1909 - 1982)

received OBE in 1972 George Mazuran Wine Lobbyist

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Charles Spencer Denman, 5th Baron Denman (1916 - 2012)

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Sir Pelham Francis Warner (1873 - 1963)

Sir Pelham Francis Warner MBE (2 October 1873 – 30 January 1963), affectionately and better known as Plum Warner, or even "the Grand Old Man" of English cricket was a Test cricketer. Warne...

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Hartley Shawcross, Baron Shawcross (1902 - 2003)

Hartley Shawcross was spoken of as a future Prime Minister when, as "the best-looking man in English public life", he entered the Commons in 1945 and became Attorney-General in the Labour government; b...

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Denis Leonard Ormerod, Brigadier, CBE (1922 - 2005)

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Charles Cuthbert Powell Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel, CBE (1933 - d.)

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Bryan Ferry MP

Bryan Ferry, CBE, is an English singer, musician, and songwriter. Ferry came to prominence in the early 1970s as lead vocalist and principal songwriter with the band Roxy Music, who enjoyed a highly su...

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Julian Salmon, OBE (1903 - c.1978)

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Brig. John Leslie Weston, CBE, DSO (deceased)

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Lieut.-Col. Charles Walter Villiers, CBE, DSO (1873 - 1938)

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Col William Manning Edwards, MBE (1896 - 1963)

according to: "Edwards, William Manning CMG MBE MID, Colonel, NGX455: the story of an Australian Private soldier who stormed Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 and became the CO of NGVR [New Guinea Volunteer R...

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Admiral Sir Guy Herbrand Edward Russell, GBE, KCB, DSO (1898 - 1975)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Vice Admiral Sir Guy Russell, Commander in Chief Far East Station, leaves his old flagship HMS Glory in Kure, Japan, September 1951 Born 14 April 1898 Died 25 Se...

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Brigadier George Alexander Bain, OBE (deceased)

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Anthony Arthur Keith Rugge-Price, CBE (1914 - d.)

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John Dennis Profumo, CBE MP (1915 - 2006)

John Profumo, CBE, was a British politician. His title, 5th Baron, which he did not use, was Italian. Although Profumo held an increasingly responsible series of political posts in the 1950s, he is bes...

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Sir Clifford Edward Heathcote-Smith, KBE, CMG (deceased)

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David Elmer Woodbine Parish, CBE (1911 - d.)

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Christopher Soames, Baron Soames (1920 - 1987)

findagrave... Lord Soames was a British politician belonging to the Conservative Party and the son-in-law of Winston Churchill. A European Commissioner and the last Governor of Southern Rhodesia, he ...

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Sir John Knewstub Rothenstein, CBE (1901 - 1992)

From 1938 to 1964 Sir John Rothenstein was director of the Tate Gallery in London. Rothenstein's directorship — the longest to date — was a period of relative stagnation for the gallery, ...

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Brig. Nigel Dugdale, CBE (c.1908 - 1955)

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Lt-Col. Harry Lancelot Ruck Keene, OBE (1868 - 1944)

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Geoffrey Morton Eden, 7th Baron Auckland (1891 - 1955)

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Major-General Henry Robinson Swinburn (1897 - d.)

Entered British Army, 1918; Royal Ludhiana Sikhs; served in European War, 191418; Operations, NWF, India 1919, Iraq 1920, Kurdistan 1922-23 (wounded, MC), BEF France, 1940 (mentioned in despatches, OBE...

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Walter Baldwyn Yates, CBE (1857 - 1947)

Yates was an English barrister, member of the London County Council and Crown Umpire under the Unemployment Insurance Scheme of 1911.

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General Sir Peter John Hall Leng (1925 - 2009)

Leng was a British Army General & Master-General of the Ordnance (1981–1983) & Counter Terrorism Expert in Northern Ireland.

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Max Bygraves, OBE (1922 - 2012)

Max Bygraves, OBE, was an English comedian, singer, actor and variety performer. He appeared on his own television shows, sometimes performing comedy sketches between songs. Shows he presented included...

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Michael Bentine, CBE (1922 - 1996)

Michael Bentine, CBE, was a British comedian, comic actor and founding member of the Goons. He was Peruvian Briton as a result of his father's nationality. In 1971, Bentine received the Order of Merit ...

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Anna Massey (1937 - 2011)

Anna Massey, CBE, was an English actress.[3] She won a BAFTA Award for the role of Edith Hope in the 1986 TV adaptation of Anita Brookner’s novel Hotel du Lac in a role which one of her co-stars...

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Sir Herbert Trustram Eve, KBE (1865 - 1937)

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Antonio Carluccio MP

Antonio Carluccio, OBE OMRI From Wikipedia: (born 1937) is an Italian chef, restaurateur and food expert, based in London. Biography Antonio Carluccio was born in Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, ...

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Sir Cecil Beaton MP (1904 - 1980)

Sir Cecil Beaton, CBE, was an English fashion and portrait photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He was na...

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Anthony Dymoke Powell, CH, CBE (1905 - 2000)

Powell was an English novelist best known for his twelve-volume work A Dance to the Music of Time, published between 1951 and 1975. Powell's major work has remained in print continuously and has been t...

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Jilly Cooper MP

Jilly Cooper OBE (born 21 February 1937) is an English author. She started her career as a journalist and wrote numerous works of non-fiction before writing several romance novels, the first of which...

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Group Capt George Edward Gordon-Duff, CBE (deceased)

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Frederick Richard Dimbleby MP (1913 - 1965)

Richard Dimbleby, CBE, was an English journalist and broadcaster, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest figures in British broadcasting history. " Richard Dimbleby ", Westminster Abbey

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Sir Orme Bigland Clarke, 4th Baronet, CBE (1880 - 1949)

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Aloysisu Peter Albuquerque OBE, KSG (1889 - 1965)

After getting BA, BL, settled in Madras -- was the Official Assignee to the Govt. Leading figure in Mangalorean Catholic community in Madras, Pres of the KCA, the St Vincent de Paul Soc, and Sodality o...

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Vrasidas LANITIS (MBE) (1866 - 1940)

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Hon Dame Eva Isabella Anstruther, DBE MP (1869 - 1935)

Eva Hanbury-Tracy was born in 1869, the eldest child of the 4th Lord Sudeley. She grew up in a vast Gothic-style mansion in Gloucestershire - Toddington Manor, the house having rooms numbered in thei...

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Davina Marcia Ingrams (Herbert) (1938 - 2008)

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Lt-Col Hon Ralfe Evans-Freke, MBE (deceased)

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Jack Warner (1895 - 1981)

Jack Warner, OBE, was an English film and television actor. He is closely associated with the role of PC George Dixon, which he played until the age of eighty. His sisters Elsie and Doris Waters were w...

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Violet Helen Carson (1898 - 1983)

Violet Carson, OBE, was an English actress, best known for playing Ena Sharples, one of the original characters in the British soap opera Coronation Street.

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Betty M. Driver (1920 - 2011)

Betty Driver, MBE, was an English singer, actress and author, best known for her role as Betty Williams on the British soap opera, Coronation Street, appearing in more than 2,800 episodes.[5] She also ...

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Dame Millicent Fawcett MP (1847 - 1929)

As announced on page six the death occurred early this morning of Dame Millicent Fawcett. Millicent Garrett was born on June 11, 1847, the seventh child of Newson Garrett, J.P., of Aldburgh, in...

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Sir Lawrence Kadoorie, Baron Kadoorie MP (1899 - 1993)

Sir Lawrence Kadoorie, Baron Kadoorie, CBE (2 June 1899 in Hong Kong - 25 August 1993 in Hong Kong) was a famous industrialist, hotelier, and philanthropist. His father was Sir Elly Kadoorie, and his...

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Miriam Margoyles MP

Margoyles is an English actress and voice artist. Her earliest roles were in theatre and after several supporting roles in film and television she won a BAFTA Award for her role in The Age of Innocence...

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John Edward Thaw (1942 - 2002)

Thaw was an English actor, who appeared in a range of television, stage and cinema roles, his most popular being police and legal dramas such as Redcap, The Sweeney, Inspector Morse and Kavanagh QC. He...

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Sheila Hancock MP

English actress and author. Appointed OBE in 1974.

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Sir Elly Kadoorie MP (1867 - 1944)

Eleazer Silas Kadoorie, also known as Sir Elly Kadoorie (1867 - 1944), was a philanthropist and member of the wealthy Baghdadian Family that had large business interests in the Far East. He was made a ...

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Sir Hubert Hull, CBE (1887 - d.)

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Angharad Mary Rees, CBE (1949 - 2012)

Angharad Rees, the actress, was best-known as the headstrong Demelza in Poldark, the BBC’s hugely popular saga of impoverished gentry, smugglers and derelict tin mines in 18th-century Cornwall. ...

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Professor Linford Rees, CBE (deceased)

Psychiatrist.

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Admiral Sir David Luce, GCB, DSO, OBE MP (c.1906 - d.)

He was educated at the Royal Naval College, and pursued a naval career gaining the rank of Admiral. He was made a Grand Commander of Bath (GCB), and received the Distinguished Service Order (DSO), and ...

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Richard Burton, CBE (1925 - 1984)

Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever winn...

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Sir Peter Lauderdale Daubeny, CBE (1921 - 1975)

SIR PETER DAUBENY A major theatre influence Sir Peter Daubeny, CBE, the founder, and for a decade, the Artistic Director of the World Theatre Season at the Aldwych, died yesterday at the age of 54....

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Harry Corbett, OBE (1918 - 1989)

Harry Corbett, creator of the glove puppet Sooty, whose antics delighted millions of children over thirty years, died on August 16 at the age of 71. Corbett was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, and worke...

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Humbert Wolfe, CB, CBE (1885 - 1940)

Wolfe was an Italian-born English poet, man of letters and civil servant, from a Jewish family background, his father, Martin Wolff of German descent and his mother, Consuela, née Terraccini, It...

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Dame Madge Kendal, GBE (1848 - 1935)

DAME Madge Kendal, the veteran actress died on Saturday at the age of 86 at her home at Chorley Wood, Hertfordshire, after a long illness. The death of Dame Madge Kendal removes one of the few remain...

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Dickie Henderson, OBE (1922 - 1985)

Dickie Henderson, the comedian, died yesterday. He was 62 and had been suffering from cancer. Henderson was born into a theatrical family. His father, Dick Henderson, was a rotund Yorkshire comedian ...

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Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe MP (1908 - 1984)

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Agnes Nicholls, CBE (1876 - 1959)

Lady Harty, C.B.E., known by her maiden name of Agnes Nicholls as a distinguished soprano, died yesterday at the age of 82. Although she never sought a continental reputation she had sung in America, a...

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Delia Smith, C.B.E. MP

Delia Smith CBE From Wikipedia: (born 18 June 1941) is an English cook and television presenter, known for teaching basic cookery skills. She is the UK's best-selling cookery author, with more th...

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Lillian Marion MACDONALD, OBE (1905 - 1986)

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Bud Flanagan, OBE (1896 - 1968)

BUD FLANAGAN, comedian and member of the Crazy Gang died in Kingston, Surrey Hospital yesterday aged 72. He was born Robert Winthrop at Spitalfields, London, and adopted as his stage name that of an ...

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Richard Arthur Warren Hughes, OBE (1900 - 1976)

RICHARD HUGHES, one of the most distinguished writers of his generation, died in hospital in Bangor, North Wales, on Wednesday at the age of 76. He had been ill for a few weeks. Although his writing ...

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Sir David Lean, CBE (1908 - 1991)

Sir David Lean, CBE, was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhiva...

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Dame Anna Neagle, DBE (1904 - 1986)

DAME ANNA NEAGLE Actress in the polished English tradition Dame Anna Neagle, the actress, who died yesterday at the age of 81, was a star who retained the common touch. She played heroines of music...

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Dame Grace Kimmins, DBE (1870 - 1954)

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Anthony Kimmins (1901 - 1964)

CAPT. ANTHONY KIMMINS PLAYS AND FILMS Captain Anthony Kimmins, O.B.E., who died on Tuesday at the age of 62 after a long illness at his home in Sussex, will be remembered affectionately by those wh...

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Sandy Powell, MBE (1900 - 1982)

Mr Sandy Powell, MBE, an old-time music hall comedian, who made a name for himself from the 1920s onwards as a radio star, died on June 26. He was 82. Born on January 20, 1900, in Rotherham, Yorkshir...

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Joyce Carey (1898 - 1993)

JOYCE CAREY JOYCE CAREY, who has died aged 94, was one of Britain's most reliable and sought-after actresses. She possessed, on the one hand, a natural grace and dignity for women of high degree an...

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Dame Lilian Braithwaite, DBE (1873 - 1948)

DAME LILIAN BRAITHWAITE: INTERPRETER OF COMEDY Dame Lilian Braithwaite, the well-known actress, died yesterday at her home in London. She had been ill for some days and had had to cancel a tour she...

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Sir Herbert Wilberforce (1866 - 1950)

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Arthur Roland George Wilberforce OBE (1877 - 1955)

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General Sir David William Fraser, GCB, OBE (1920 - 2012)

) General Sir David William Fraser, GCB, OBE (30 December 1920 – 15 July 2012) was a British Army officer who became Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies. Early life Fras...

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John Campbell Arbuthnott, 16th Viscount of Arbuthnott, KT, CBE, DSC MP (1924 - 2012)

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Robert Keith Arbuthnott, 15th Viscount of Arbuthnott, CB CBE DSO MC MP (1897 - 1966)

√ Burke's Peerage - page 130 Volume 1 107th edition 2c Robert Keith Arbuthnott, 15th Viscount of Arbuthnott , (CB) 1945), CBE (1944), DSO (1938), MC; b 21 Aug 1897; educ Fettes and RMC Sandh...

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Nawabzada Khan Abdel Majid Khan, OBE (1877 - 1939)

(Nawabzada) Khan Abdel Majid Khan Tarin (1877–1939), Khan-Sahib, OBE, was a prominent magistrate, MLA and philanthropist of the North West Frontier Province of former British India. He was the...

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Herbert Dixon, 1st Baron Glentoran, OBE (1880 - 1950)

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Lieutenant-General Sir Roger Herbert Bower, KCB, KBE (b. - 1990)

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Henry Frederick Hotham, 7th Baron Hotham, CBE (1899 - 1967)

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Hon Sir Maurice Charles Andrew Drummond, KBE, CMG, DSO, ADC (1877 - 1957)

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Randal McDonnell, 8th Earl of Antrim, KBE (1911 - 1977)

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Sir Charles John Stewart, KBE (b. - 1932)

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Sir Leonard Twiston-Davies, KBE (deceased)

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Stormont Mancroft, 2nd Baron Mancroft MP (1914 - 1987)

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Admiral Sir Henry John Studholme Brownrigg, KBE CB DSO RN (1882 - 1943)

Admiral Sir Henry John Studholme Brownrigg KBE CB DSO (1882–1943) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, The Nore. Naval career Brownrigg joined the Royal Navy in 1...

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Brigadier General Sir Berkeley Vincent (b. - 1963)

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Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Marten (deceased)

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Mary Anna Sibell Elizabeth Marten, OBE (1929 - 2010)

A rainy day in 1890 as an aristocrat from Alington family and his friend out of the window and decided to bet on which raindrop on glass window that would hit the bottom of the window first. The two ...

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Brigadier General Sir William Manning, GCMG, KBE, CB (deceased)

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Sir Archibald Auldjo Jamieson, KBE, MC (deceased)

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Sir George Roderick Jones, KBE (deceased)

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James Montagu Burgoyne Stopford, 8th Earl of Courtown MP (1908 - 1975)

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Katharine Stewart-Murray (Ramsay), Duchess of Atholl, DBE (1874 - 1960)

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James Richard Neville Stopford, 7th Earl of Courtown MP (1877 - 1957)

James Richard Neville [Stopford], 7th Earl of Courtown, OBE From born 16 Sep 1877 mar. 26 Apr 1905 his third cousin Cicely Mary Birch OBE OStJ (d. 6 Feb 1973), 2nd dau. of John Arden Birch,...

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