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General Council of Estates

General Council of Estates

McDONALD, Donald (born 1865), JP; senior partner of McDonald & Co., West India Merchants, Steamship Insurance and Estate Agents, Antigua, BWI; Member, Legislative Council Antigua, and General Legislative Council, Leeward Islands

HOLLAND-HIBBERT, Wilfrid (1893 - 1961), Estates Bursar, Merton College, Oxford, since 1932; Member: Bullingdon RDC, 1932 (Chairman, 1938–43); Council of Land Agents’ Society (President, 1946–47); General Claims Tribunal, 1948; Governor, Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester

LAWLEY, Edgar Ernest (1889 - 1977), Chairman: Adderley Trading Co. (Pty) Ltd of S. Africa; Afstral Investment Co. (Pty) Ltd of S. Africa; Denton Heath Trading Co. Ltd; Jacobs Production & Distributing Co. Ltd; Lawley Estates Ltd; Joint Founder and Chairman, Lawley Group Ltd (now Royal Doulton Ltd), resigned 1952; Underwriter of Lloyd’s; Director: Sandown Estates (Pty) Ltd, S. Africa; Charnwood Estates (Pty) Ltd, S. Africa; Trustee, Wright-Fleming Institute; Vice-President St Mary’s Medical School; Member, General Council, King Edward’s Hospital Fund for London; Chairman: Regent Street Association, 1947–49; St Mary’s Hospital Medical School Centenary Appeal, 1956–57; St Mary’s Hospital, 1957–64 (Vice-Chairman, 1945–57)

GOODENOUGH, William Macnamara (1899 - 1951), DL, JP, Chairman, Barclays Bank Ltd, 1947–51 (Director, 1929–51); Chairman of Trustees of Nuffield Trust for the University Medical School, Oxford, the Nuffield Foundation, Nuffield College, Oxford, Nuffield Dominions Trust, Oxford, Nuffield Trust for the Forces of the Crown, Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust and Imperial Relations Trust; Deputy Steward, Oxford University; Hon. Student, Christ Church, Oxford, 1947; Director of Mercantile and General Reinsurance Co. Ltd, Westminster Chambers Assoc. Ltd and Foundling Estates Ltd; Member of Council of Foreign Bondholders; Governor, Wellington College; Chairman of Governors of Dominion Students’ Hall Trust

HAROON, Abdoola (1872 - 1942), general merchant; proprietor, Motipur Sugar Factory and Motipur Estate; Director, Indian Trans-Continental Airways; Director, Daily Gazette; President, all India Muslim Conference; Member, Executive Committee Muslim League; Member, Central Legislative Assembly, India, since 1926; President, All India Postal and Telegraph Union; Chairman, Hajiani Hanifabai Girls High School, and Jamia Islamia Orphanage; Member, Executive Committee, St John Ambulance Association Indian Council, and of Mobilization Plan


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[S]. The General Council was a meeting of the three estates with smaller membership than that of a parliament and with no judicial powers. It was often an emergency session ...

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