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Balfour, Harold Harington, first Baron Balfour of Inchrye (1897–1988), airman, businessman, and politician

P. B. Lucas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics. 959 words.

Balfour, Harold Harington, first Baron Balfour of Inchrye (1897–1988), airman, businessman, and politician, was born on 1 November 1897 in Farnham, Surrey, the younger son and second of the...

Beckett, Sir Edmund [known as Edmund Denison], fourth baronet (1787–1874), railway promoter and politician

Iain McLean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 903 words.

Beckett, Sir Edmund [known as Edmund Denison], fourth baronet (1787–1874), railway promoter and politician, was born at Gledhow Hall, Leeds, on 29 January 1787, the sixth son of the banker...

Billing, Noel Pemberton (1881–1948), aviator and self-publicist

G. R. Searle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Social and Cultural History; UK Politics. 721 words.

Billing, Noel Pemberton (1881–1948), aviator and self-publicist, was born on 31 January 1881 in Hampstead, the youngest child of Charles Eardley Billing, a Birmingham iron-founder, and his...

Brabazon, John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-, first Baron Brabazon of Tara (1884–1964), aviator and politician

Kenneth Rose.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics. 1346 words.

Brabazon, John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-, first Baron Brabazon of Tara (1884–1964), aviator and politician, was born in London on 8 February 1884, the younger son in the family of two sons...

Campbell, Frederick Archibald Vaughan, third Earl Cawdor (1847–1911), politician and railway administrator

Rhodri Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1539 words.

Campbell, Frederick Archibald Vaughan, third Earl Cawdor (1847–1911), politician and railway administrator, was born on 13 February 1847 at St Leonard's Hill, Windsor, the eldest child of...

Clark, Sir George Smith, first baronet (1861–1935), shipbuilder and politician

David Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics. 980 words.

Clark, Sir George Smith, first baronet (1861–1935), shipbuilder and politician, was born on 8 November 1861 in Paisley, the second of three children of James Clark (1830–1910), thread...

Dunbar, Sir William, seventh baronet (1812–1889), railway director and politician

John MacQueen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 625 words.

Dunbar, Sir William, seventh baronet (1812–1889), railway director and politician, was born on 2 March 1812, the eldest of the eight children of James Dunbar (1778–1840) and his wife, Anna...

Ellis, John (1789–1862), railway promoter and politician

Miller Christy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 829 words.

Ellis, John (1789–1862), railway promoter and politician, was born on 3 August 1789 at Sharman's Lodge, near Leicester, the eldest of six children of Joseph Ellis (1755–1810), farmer, and...

Evans, Evan (1882–1965), coach tour operator and local politician

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 743 words.

Evans, Evan (1882–1965), coach tour operator and local politician, was born on 8 November 1882 in Glanyrafon, Betws Leucu, Cardiganshire, the eldest of the six surviving children of David...

Fitzmaurice, Henry Thomas Petty-, fourth marquess of Lansdowne (1816–1866), politician and railway company chairman

William Carr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 536 words.

Fitzmaurice, Henry Thomas Petty-, fourth marquess of Lansdowne (1816–1866), politician and railway company chairman, was born on 5 January 1816 at Lansdowne House, London, the second, and...

Griffith, Richard (1752–1820), politician and canal promoter

Liam Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 807 words.

Griffith, Richard (1752–1820), politician and canal promoter, was born on 10 June 1752 at Abbey Street, Dublin, one of the two children of Richard Griffith (d. 1788), novelist and...

Grosvenor, Richard de Aquila, first Baron Stalbridge (1837–1912), railway administrator and politician

A. C. Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 659 words.

Grosvenor, Richard de Aquila, first Baron Stalbridge (1837–1912), railway administrator and politician, the fourth son of Richard Grosvenor, second marquess of Westminster (1795–1869), and...

Guest, Frederick Edward (1875–1937), politician and promoter of aviation

G. R. Searle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics. 1711 words.

Guest, Frederick Edward (1875–1937), politician and promoter of aviation, was born in London on 14 June 1875, the third son in the family of five sons and four daughters of Ivor Bertie...

Hamilton, Douglas Douglas-, fourteenth duke of Hamilton and eleventh duke of Brandon (1903–1973), boxer, aviator, and politician

Selkirk of Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics. 1273 words.

Hamilton, Douglas Douglas-, fourteenth duke of Hamilton and eleventh duke of Brandon (1903–1973), boxer, aviator, and politician, was born on 3 February 1903, the eldest of the seven...

Hamilton, Sir James Arnot (1923–2012), aeronautical engineer and civil servant

Norman Barfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1528 words.

Hamilton, Sir James Arnot (1923–2012), aeronautical engineer and civil servant, was born on 2 May 1923 at 18 Kirkhill Road, Penicuik, Midlothian, the son of Andrina Hamilton (d. 1995), a...

Heath, Sir Edward Richard George [Ted] (1916–2005), prime minister

Douglas Hurd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics; Conducting. 16966 words.

Heath, Sir Edward Richard George [Ted] (1916–2005), prime minister, was born at 1 Holmwood Villas, Albion Road, Broadstairs, Kent, on 9 July 1916, the elder son of William George Heath...

Herbert, Auberon Thomas [Bron], eighth Baron Lucas of Crudwell and fifth Lord Dingwall (1876–1916), politician and airman

Alfred Cochrane.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics. 745 words.

Herbert, Auberon Thomas [Bron], eighth Baron Lucas of Crudwell and fifth Lord Dingwall (1876–1916), politician and airman, was born at Ashley, Hampshire, on 25 May 1876, second of the two...

Howe, Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, fifth Earl Howe (1884–1964), politician and motorist

Martin Pugh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics. 1346 words.

Howe, Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, fifth Earl Howe (1884–1964), politician and motorist, was born at Penn, Buckinghamshire, on 1 May 1884, the only son of Richard George Penn Curzon...

Leathers, Frederick James, first Viscount Leathers (1883–1965), shipping expert and government minister

Francis Keenlyside.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1344 words.

Leathers, Frederick James, first Viscount Leathers (1883–1965), shipping expert and government minister, was born on 21 November 1883, at 47 Bromley Street, Ratcliff, Stepney, in the East...

Lindsay, William Schaw (1816–1877), shipowner and politician

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 745 words.

Lindsay, William Schaw (1816–1877), shipowner and politician, was born at Ayr. His family details are sketchy, but he was probably the third son of Joseph Lindsay, and his mother's maiden...