Donald Sinclair (hotel owner)
Donald William Sinclair (10 July 1909 – 1981) was the co–proprietor of the Gleneagles Hotel in Torquay which he helped manage after an extensive career in the Royal Navy, including service during Worl...
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Jeremy Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of Lullington
Jeremy Nicolas Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of Lullington, QC (born 28 March 1915) is a British lawyer.He is the son of St John Hutchinson, KC, and his wife, Mary Barnes, and is descended from the reg...
David Watson (cricketer)
David James Falshaw Watson (18 November 1919 – 3 October 1943) was an English cricketer – a right-handed batsman. He was born at St Pancras, London.Educated at Sedbergh School, Watson later stud...
Charles F. Goodeve
Sir Charles Frederick Goodeve, OBE, FRS, (21 February 1904 – 7 April 1980) was a Canadian chemist and pioneer in operations research for the British. During World War II, he was instrumental in develo...
Jeffrey Quill
Jeffrey Kindersley Quill OBE AFC FRAeS (1 February 1913 – 20 February 1996) was a British Royal Air Force officer, RNVR officer and Test pilot and the second man to fly the Supermarine Spitfire ...
Operation Goldeneye
Operation Goldeneye was an Allied plan during World War II, which was to monitor Spain after a possible alliance between Francisco Franco and the Axis powers and to undertake sabotage operations. The ...
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Peter Booth (priest)
David Herbert "Peter" Booth MBE (26 January 1907 – 24 March 1993) was the Archdeacon of Lewes from 1959 to 1971 and Headmaster of Shoreham Grammar School from 1972 to 1977.Booth was educated at Bedfor...
Conrad Meyer (bishop)
Conrad John Eustace Meyer (2 July 1922 – 23 July 2011) was an English Catholic priest and a former Church of England bishop.Meyer was the son of William Eustace Meyer. He was educated at Clif...
John Reith, 1st Baron Reith
John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith, (20 July 1889 – 16 June 1971) was a Scottish broadcasting executive who established the tradition of independent public service broadcasting in the United...
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Hugh Robson (educator)
Professor Sir Hugh Norwood Robson (18 October 1917 – 11 December 1977) was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield from 1966 to 1974 and Principal of Edinburgh University from 1974 to 197...
Wilfrid Wills
Wilfrid Dewhurst Wills (15 October 1898 – 20 April 1954) was a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Batley and Morley from 1931 to 1935.The son of a Director of Wills Tobacco, he was born at B...
Ross Hook
Ross Sydney Hook (1917-1996) was an Anglican bishop in the 20th century.Educated at Christ’s Hospital and Peterhouse College, Cambridge, he was ordained in 1942. After World War II service in the RN...
R. A. Bevan
Robert Alexander Polhill "R. A." Bevan (“Bobby”) CBE (15 March 1901 – 20 December 1974) was a significant figure in British communications and advertising during the mid-20th century. He was the secon...
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Robert Babington
Robert John Babington, DSC, QC (9 April 1920 – 17 September 2010) was an Ulster Unionist Party politician, who served as the member of the House of Commons of Northern Ireland for North Down fro...
Esmond Knight
Esmond Penington Knight (4 May 1906 – 23 February 1987) was an English actor. He had a successful stage and film career before World War II. For much of his later career Knight was half blind. He had ...
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B. G. Henry
Brian Glynn Henry (1926 – 2003) was a powerful figure in TV and newspaper advertising in the UK in the 1950 and 1960s.
Brian Glynn Henry was born in February 1926 in Liverpool and was educated at...