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Abdy, Sir Valentine (Robert Duff)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Architecture; Art. 147 words.

6th Bt cr 1850

Born 11 Sept. 1937; s of Sir Robert Henry Edward Abdy, 5th Bt, and Lady Diana Bridgeman (d 1967), ...

Armstrong, John

Robert Grant Crist and Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; US Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1263 words.

Armstrong, John (13 October 1717–09 March 1795), soldier, surveyor, and member of the Continental Congress, was born in County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland. The identities of his Scotch-Irish...

Barclay, Sir Colville Herbert Sanford

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Architecture; Art. 169 words.

14th Bt cr 1668

Born 7 May 1913; s of late Rt Hon. Sir Colville Adrian de Rune Barclay, 3rd s of 11th Bt, and Sarita Enriqueta, d of late Herbert Ward; ...

Bath

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 202 words.

Born 6 May 1932; s of 6th Marquess of Bath and his 1st wife, Hon. Daphne Winifred Louise (d 1997), d of 4th Baron Vivian; ...

Bernstein of Craigweil

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Architecture; Art. 148 words.

Born 15 March 1936; s of late Cecil Bernstein and of Myra Ella, d of Lesser and Rachel Lesser; m 1st, 1962, Vanessa Anne Mills (marr. diss. 1993; she d...

Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur (1915–2005), civil servant and director-general of the National Trust

William Plowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Architecture; Art Education; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1896 words.

Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur (1915–2005), civil servant and director-general of the National Trust, was born on 4 December 1915 at 118 Hampstead Road, Brislington, Bristol, the son of...

Bosville Macdonald of Sleat, Sir Ian Godfrey

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics. 227 words.

17th Bt cr 1625; Premier Baronet of Nova Scotia; DL; MRSPH

Born 18 July 1947; er s of Sir (Alexander)...

Buchanan, Sir Andrew (George)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Social and Cultural History; Politics. 193 words.

5th Bt cr 1878; KCVO 2011

Born 21 July 1937; s of Major Sir Charles Buchanan, 4th Bt, and Barbara Helen (dnull...

Butterworth

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Architecture; Art. 274 words.

CBE 1982

Born 13 March 1918; o s of John William and Florence Butterworth; m 1948, Doris Crawford Elder; one s two d; died 19 June 2003...

Caithness

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Politics. 188 words.

PC 1990; FRICS

Born 3 Nov. 1948; s of 19th Earl of Caithness, CVO, CBE, DSO, DL, JP; m 1st, 1975,...

Carew Pole, Sir (John) Richard (Walter Reginald)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics. 283 words.

13th Bt cr 1628, of Shute House, Devonshire; OBE 2000

Born 2 Dec. 1938; s of Sir John Gawen Carew Pole,...

Clark, Abraham

Maxine N. Lurie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1316 words.

Clark, Abraham (15 February 1726–15 September 1794), surveyor, politician, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born in Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), New Jersey, the son of...

Congleton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Architecture; Art. 192 words.

Born 11 March 1930; 3rd s of 6th Baron Congleton (d 1932) and Hon. Edith Mary Palmer Howard (MBE 1941) (she m...

Cotes, Sara Jeannette, (Mrs Everard Cotes)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 170 words.

Born Brantford, Canada, 22 Dec. 1861; d of Charles Duncan, merchant; m 1890, Everard Cotes; died 22 July 1922

Courtown

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Politics. 103 words.

Born 19 March 1954; s of 8th Earl of Courtown, OBE, TD, DL, and Patricia, 3rd d of Harry S. Winthrop, Auckland, NZ; m 1985, Elisabeth, ...

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Craufurd, Mrs Eleanor Louisa Houison

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 71 words.

Born d of J. F. Dalrymple Hay and Ellen Douglas (d of R. H. Johnston Stewart of Physgill), of Dunlop House, Dunlop; m 1903...

Currie, Sir Donald Scott

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Architecture; Art. 127 words.

7th Bt cr 1847

Born 16 Jan. 1930; s of George Donald Currie (d 1980) (ggs of 1st Bt) and Janet K. (...

Dowson, Sir Ernest MacLeod (1876–1950), colonial administrator and expert on land registration

Martin Bunton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1154 words.

Dowson, Sir Ernest MacLeod (1876–1950), colonial administrator and expert on land registration, was born on 19 November 1876 in India, the only son of Ernest Dowson, superintendent of the...

Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar (bap. 1675, d. 1732), Jacobite army officer, politician, and architect

Christoph v. Ehrenstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Architecture; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 5757 words.

Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar (bap. 1675, d. 1732), Jacobite army officer, politician, and architect, was born on the lowland family...

Ezra

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Architecture; Art. 346 words.

Kt 1974; MBE 1945

Born 23 Feb. 1919; s of David and Lillie Ezra; m 1950, Julia Elizabeth Wilkins (d 2011); died 22 Dec. 2015...