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Alexander, (Conel) Hugh O'Donel (1909–1974), chess player and cryptanalyst

Harry Golombek.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 1551 words.

Alexander, (Conel) Hugh O'Donel (1909–1974), chess player and cryptanalyst, was born in Cork on 19 April 1909, the eldest of four children of Conel William Long Alexander (1879–1920),...

Brabham, Sir John Arthur, (Sir Jack)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 322 words.

Kt 1979; AO 2008; OBE 1966

Born Sydney, Australia, 2 April 1926; m 1st, 1951, Betty Evelyn Beresford (marr. diss. 1994); three s; 2nd, 1996, Margaret Taylor; died 19...

Brewer, Prof. John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 142 words.

PhD

Born Plymouth 30 Dec. 1961; s of Peter and Marguerite Brewer; m 1988, Caroline Rule; two d

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Collins, Prof. Jeffrey Hamilton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Medicine and Health; Education; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 227 words.

FRSE; FREng

Born 22 April 1930; s of Ernest Frederick and Dora Gladys Collins; m 1956, Sally Parfitt; two s; died 23 Sept. 2015

Professor and Specialist...

Evans, William Davies (1790–1872), master mariner and chess player

Tim Harding.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts. 1788 words.

Evans, William Davies (1790–1872), master mariner and chess player, was born at Musland farm in the parish of St Dogwell's, Pembrokeshire, Wales, on 27 January 1790, the eldest son of John...

Gordon, (Mary) Pamela, marchioness of Huntly (1918–1998)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts. 7 words.

See Berry, (James) Gomer, first Viscount Kemsley

Gore-Booth, Eva Selina

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; Social and Cultural History; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 62 words.

Born 2nd d of Sir Henry William Gore-Booth, 5th Bt of Lissadell, Sligo; died 30 June 1926

writer

Hamilton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 248 words.

PC 1940; KT 1951; GCVO 1946; AFC 1935; Royal Victorian Chain, 1964; LLD, Universities of St Andrews and Edinburgh; FRCSE; FRGS

Born 3 Feb. 1903...

Springman, Prof. Sarah Marcella

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 485 words.

CBE 2012 (OBE 1997); PhD; CEng, FREng, FICE

Born 26 Dec. 1956; d of late (Paul) Michael Eyre Springman and...

Sykes, John Bradbury (1929–1993), physicist, lexicographer, and crossword solver

R. W. Burchfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Physics. 904 words.

Sykes, John Bradbury (1929–1993), physicist, lexicographer, and crossword solver, was born in Folkestone, Kent, on 26 January 1929, the only child of Stanley William Sykes, a borough...

Waddell, Gordon Herbert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 196 words.

Born Glasgow, 12 April 1937; s of late Herbert Waddell; m 1st, 1965, Mary (marr. diss. 1971), d of Harry Frederick Oppenheimer; two d; 2nd, 1973, Kathy May, d...

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Webborn, Prof. Nick Anthony David John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 271 words.

OBE 2016

Born Swansea 8 Oct. 1956; s of Thomas John Haydn Webborn and Mary Frances Therese Webborn; m 1st, 1982,...

Williams, Sir Francis Owen Garbett, (Sir Frank)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 118 words.

Kt 1999; CBE 1987

Born 16 April 1942; s of Owen Garbett Williams; m 1974, Virginia Jane, d of...