knight bachelor

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knight bachelor

knight bachelor

Balchin, Robert George Alexander (born 1942), Knight President, Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor, since 2012

LEECH, William Charles (1900 - 1990), Knight Bachelor, New Year’s Honours List, 1991; Founder, 1932, President (since 1975) and Director (since 1940), William Leech Ltd

GOFF, Park (1871 - 1939), JP; Vladimir, White Eagle, Grand Duke Gedimanus of Lithuania; Three Stars of Latvia; Black Eagle of Estonia; late HAC, an Hon. Colonel; Hon. Registrar of the Imperial Soc. of Knights Bachelor

COTTON, (Thomas) Henry (1907 - 1987), Knight Bachelor, New Year’s Honours List, 1988; late Flight Lieutenant RAFVR (invalided, 1943); golfer; Professional Golf Correspondent of Golf Monthly; Director and Founder Golf Foundation for development of youthful golfers; Golf Course Architect

DENHOLM, John (1853 - 1937), Knight Bachelor of Royal Order of St Olay, 1st class, 1929; shipowner; Norwegian Consul at Greenock; a past President of Chamber of Shipping of UK and of the Baltic and International Maritime Conference

WAGNER, Anthony (Richard) (1908 - 1995), Clarenceux King of Arms, since 1978; Director, Heralds’ Museum, Tower of London, 1978–83; Knight Principal, Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor, 1962–83; Secretary of Order of the Garter, 1952–61; Joint Register of Court of Chivalry, since 1954; General Editor, Society of Antiquaries’ Dictionary of British Arms, since 1940 (first volume published, 1992)

REDDISH, Halford (Walter Lupton) (1898 - 1978), Chairman and Chief Executive, The Rugby Portland Cement Co. Ltd and subsidiary companies, 1933–76; Director: Granada Group Ltd; Meldrum Investment Trust Ltd; Warburg Investment Management Ltd; Underwriting Member of Lloyd’s; Patron, Rugby Conservative Association; Member of Council, Imp. Soc. of Knights Bachelor; Freeman of the City of London in the Livery of the Pattenmakers


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The lowest degree of knighthood. A knight bachelor commanded a small unit of personal retainers.

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