MacDonald Critchley
Macdonald Critchley CBE (2 February 1900 – 15 October 1997) was a British neurologist. He was former president of The World Federation of Neurology, and the author of over 200 published articles on ne...
List of aircraft flown by Eric "Winkle" Brown
This is a list of the aircraft types flown by Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown, RN. The list is the one drawn up and verified by the Guinness Book of Records.The list includes only the main aircraft types,...
John Holmes Jellett
John Holmes Jellett OBE, DSc, MA (1905–1971) was a British civil engineer.Jellett was appointed assistant civil engineer to the Admiralty on 22 June 1933. He served in the Royal Navy Volunteer R...
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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...
Sandy Glen
Sir Alexander "Sandy" Richard Glen KBE DSC (18 April 1912 – 6 March 2004) was a Scottish explorer of the Arctic, and wartime intelligence officer. He later invested in the shipping industry, pioneered...
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...
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...
Anthony Marreco
Anthony (Tony) Freire Marreco (9 August 1915 – 4 June 2006) was a British barrister. He was Junior Counsel at the Nuremberg Trials, and later a founding director of Amnesty International. He was als...
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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Dudley Joel
Dudley Jack Barnato Joel (26 April 1904 – 28 May 1941) was a British businessman and Conservative Party politician.
Part of the wealthy and prominent Joel family, he was the son of businessm...
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...
John Allen Clark
Sir John Allen Clark (14 February 1926 – 3 December 2001) was managing director of the Plessey Company, an electronics and telecommunications group built up by his father, Allen George Clark. His care...
Ronald Brown (bishop)
Ronald Brown (born 7 August 1926) was the Suffragan Bishop of Birkenhead from 1974 until 1992.Brown was educated at Durham University. After a curacy at St Laurence Chorley he was vicar of Whittle-le-...