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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 MP (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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(No Name) (deceased)

(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)

Sir Maurice Charles Andrew Drummond KBE CMG DSO (30 November 1877 – 21 February 1957) was a British soldier who was also a senior officer of the Metropolitan Police. He was the second son of J...

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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 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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Major General Sir John Noble Kennedy, GCMG KCVO KBE CB MC (deceased)

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Arthur Howe Browne, 8th Marquess of Sligo MP (1867 - 1951)

Wikipedia contributors. " Arthur Browne, 8th Marquess of Sligo ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Francis Dudley Drummond, KBE (1863 - 1935)

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Air Chief Marshal Sir William Elliot, GCVO KCB KBE DFC (deceased)

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Sir Nusserwanjee Nowrosjee Wadia, KBE, CIE (deceased)

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Sir Peter Drummond McDonald, KBE, MP (deceased)

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Ailwyn Fellowes, 3rd Baron De Ramsey, KBE (1910 - 1993)

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Sir Edmund Gerald Compton, GCB, KBE (deceased)

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Sir George Granville Leveson-Gower, KBE (1858 - 1951)

Wikipedia: English Sir George Granville Leveson-Gower KCB, born May 19, 1858, died July 18, 1951. Sir George Granville Leveson-Gower was a British civil servant and Liberal politician. He held poli...

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Richard Duke Coleridge, 4th Baron Coleridge, KBE (1905 - 1984)

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Brig-Gen Sir Gilbert Falkingham Clayton, KCMG, KBE (deceased)

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Clive Latham BAILLIEU, 1st Baron Baillieu, KBE (1889 - 1967)

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Gustaf Guthrie Rennell Rodd, OBE (1905 - d.)

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Francis, 2nd Baron Rennell, of Rodd, KBE (1895 - 1978)

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Hon Sir Thomas Galloway Dunlop Galbraith, KBE (1927 - 1982)

Member of Parliament (Unionist) for Hillhead 1948-82, Assistant Chief Whip 1950, Scottish Unionist Whip 1950-57, a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1951-54, Civil Lord of the Admiralty 1957-59, Joint ...

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Sir Roderick Jones, KBE (1877 - 1962)

Chairman of Reuter's 1902-41

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Enid Bagnold, Lady Jones, CBE MP (1889 - 1981)

Enid Bagnold was a British author and playwright, best known for the 1935 story National Velvet which was made into a film in 1944 starring Elizabeth Taylor.-------------------- Enid Algerine Bagnold...

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Dr. Piedade Felician J Mathias, OBE (1874 - 1932)

O.B.E., Kaiser-e-Hind

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William Brereton Couchman Lewis, 3rd Baron Merthyr, KBE (1901 - 1977)

He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.) Pembs 1925. He was Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) (–59) Pembs 1932. He was V-Pres FPA, Nat/l Marriage Guidance Cncl, V-Ld-Lt , Companion, Most Venerable Order of...

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Group Captain Edward Northway CBE OBE GBE (1901 - 1966)

Edward George Northway, born in Sri Lanka on 30 October 1901 and died at Marylebone, London on 4 August 1966, played first-class cricket for Somerset and for the Royal Air Force. Northway played fi...

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Thomas Corbett, 2nd Baron Rowallan, KT, KBE, MC (1895 - 1977)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Thomas Godfrey Polson Corbett, 2nd Baron Rowallan, KT, KBE, MC, TD (1895–1977), had a distinguished military career, was Chief Scout of the British Commonwealt...

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Rear Admiral Sir Cecil Nugent Reyne, KBE (1881 - 1958)

Cecil Nugent Reyne Rear-Admiral Sir Cecil Nugent Reyne, K.B.E., Royal Navy (23 December, 1881 – 19 February, 1958) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the First World War. Reyne was born...

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Henry John Alexander Seely, 2nd Baron Mottistone, OBE (1899 - 1963)

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David Peter Seely, 4th Baron Mottistone, CBE (1920 - 2011)

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Daniel Stewart Thomas Bingham Dixon, 2nd Baron Glentoran, KBE (1912 - 1995)

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Ross Campbell Geddes, 2nd Baron Geddes, KBE (1907 - 1975)

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Robert Inskip, 2nd Viscount Caldecote, KBE, DSC (1917 - 1999)

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Sir Godfrey Baring, 1st Baronet, KBE (1871 - 1957)

Wikipedia contributors. " Godfrey Baring ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Walter McLennan Citrine, 1st Baron Citrine, KBE (1887 - 1983)

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Willoughby Hyett Dickinson, 1st Baron Dickinson, KBE (1859 - 1943)

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Fiennes Neil Wykeham Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, OBE, DL (1921 - 2010)

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Wykeham Stanley Cornwallis, 2nd Baron Cornwallis (1892 - 1982)

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Christopher Montague Woodhouse, 5th Baron Terrington, OBE (1917 - 2001)

Christopher Montague "Monty" Woodhouse, 5th Baron Terrington DSO, OBE (11 May 1917 – 13 February 2001) was a Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Oxford from 1959 to 1966 ...

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Horace Marton Woodhouse, 3rd Baron Terrington, KBE (1887 - 1961)

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Sir Arthur Henderson Young (1854 - 1938)

Captain Sir Arthur Henderson Young GCMG KBE (1854 – 20 October 1938) was a British colonial administrator. He was the son of Colonel Keith Young. On 5 November 1885, he married Lady Evelyn Ann...

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Harry Duncan McGowan, 1st Baron McGowan, KBE (1874 - 1961)

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Sir Geoffrey Alan Brooks Hawkins (1895 - 1980)

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Sir William Petersen, KBE (deceased)

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George Charles Bingham, 5th Earl of Lucan MP (1860 - 1949)

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Michael Parsons, 6th Earl of Rosse MP (1906 - 1979)

"Lawrence Michael Harvey Parsons, 6th Earl of Rosse (28 September 1906 - 5 July 1979) was an Irish peer. He was the son of William Edward Parsons, 5th Earl of Rosse, whom he succeeded in 1918, and Fran...

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Michael Hicks-Beach, 2nd Earl St Aldwyn, KBE (1912 - 1992)

Michael John Hicks Beach, 2nd Earl St Aldwyn PC, GBE TD (9 October 1912 – 29 January 1992) was a British Conservative politician. Background and education St Aldwyn was the only son of Mic...

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Charles Garrett Ponsonby Moore, 11th Earl of Drogheda, KG, KBE (1910 - 1989)

Wikipedia contributors. " Charles Moore, 11th Earl of Drogheda ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Sir Edmund Castell Bacon, 13th Baronet, KG, KBE MP (1903 - 1982)

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George Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe (1918 - 2007)

George Patrick John Rushworth Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe, KBE, DSO, MC, PC, FRS[1] (4 April 1918 – 22 February 2007) was a British politician and statesman, diplomat and businessman. Lord J...

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Henry Herbert, 7th Earl of Carnarvon MP (1924 - 2001)

Henry George Reginald Molyneux Herbert , 7th Earl of Carnarvon, KCVO, racing manager to Queen Elizabeth II. The Earl of Carnarvon was the only son of the 6th Earl of Carnarvon by his first (American-...

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William Onslow, 6th Earl of Onslow MP (1913 - 1971)

William Arthur Bampfylde Onslow, 6th Earl of Onslow KBE MC TD, DL (11 June 1913 – 3 June 1971), known as Viscount Cranley until 1945, was a British peer, politician and army officer. Onslow ...

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Percy Herbert Mills, 1st Viscount Mills, KBE (1890 - 1968)

KBE 1946; Minister of Power 1957-59; Privy Councillor 1957; Paymaster-General 1959-61; Minister without Portfolio 1961-64

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Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin, KBE MP (1866 - 1941)

served his apprenticeship to engineering at Langlands Foundry, Melbourne, Australia; came to England 1890; Manager, Wolseley Tool and Motor Car Co Ltd 1900-05; founded the Austin Motor Co, Longbridge W...

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Robert Clive Bridgeman, 2nd Viscount Bridgeman, KBE (1896 - 1982)

Robert Clive Bridgeman, Col. 2nd Viscount Bridgeman, K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., M.C.,

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