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Balfour

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 116 words.

Born 23 Dec. 1925; er s of 3rd Earl of Balfour and Jean (d 1981), 4th d of late Rev. Canon J. J. Cooke-Yarborough; ...

Barnard

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 318 words.

TD 1960

Born 21 Sept. 1923; er s of 10th Baron Barnard, CMG, OBE, MC, TD, and Sylvia Mary (d 1993), d of Herbert Straker; ...

Campbell, Lady Archibald, (Janey Sevilla)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 219 words.

Born d of late James Callander of Ardkinglas and Craigforth, and of late Hon. Mrs Callander (whose portrait hangs in the King of Bavaria’s Gallery of Beauty at...

Corsar, Col Charles Herbert Kenneth

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 181 words.

LVO 1989; OBE 1981; TD 1960

Born 13 May 1926; s of Kenneth Charles Corsar and Winifred Paton (née Herdman); m 1953, Mary Drummond Buchanan Smith (Hon. Dame Mary...

Gorham, Col Sir Richard (Masters)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 245 words.

Kt 1995; CBE 1978; DFC 1945

Born 3 Oct. 1917; s of late Arthur John Gorham and Muriel Irene Gorham; m 1948, Barbara McIntire; three ...

Jones, Thomas [Tom] (1908–1990), trade unionist and Spanish republican volunteer

Keith Gildart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 907 words.

Jones, Thomas [Tom] (1908–1990), trade unionist and Spanish republican volunteer, was born on 13 October 1908 in Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, the second of three children of William...

Lafayette, James

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History. 903 words.

Lafayette, James (1748–09 August 1830), patriot spy, also known to history as James Armistead, was born in slavery; little is recorded of his parentage or early life except that he belonged...

Lawrence, Hon. Dame Maude Agnes

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 92 words.

DBE 1926

Born 16 April 1864; d of 1st Baron Lawrence, Viceroy of India, 1864–69; died 11 Jan. 1933

Director of Women’s Establishments at the Treasury since...

McCorkell, Col Sir Michael (William)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 136 words.

KCVO 1994; OBE 1964; TD 1954

Born 3 May 1925; s of late Captain B. F. McCorkell, Templeard, Culmore, Co. Londonderry and of Mrs E. M. McCorkell; m 1950, Aileen Allen,...

Nesbit, E(dith), (Mrs Hubert Bland)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 256 words.

Born London, 19 Aug. 1858; y d of John Collis Nesbit; m 1st, 1880, Hubert Bland (d 1914); two s two d; 2nd, ...

Wentworth, Paul

Gordon E. Kershaw.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Banking; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1504 words.

Wentworth, Paul (?– December 1793), speculator and secret agent, was born probably on the island of Barbados, the son of William Wentworth, probably a sugar planter, and Elizabeth (maiden...

Wigram

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Medicine and Health; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 176 words.

MC 1945

Born 2 Aug. 1915; s of Clive, 1st Baron Wigram, PC, GCB, GCVO, CSI, and Nora Mary (d 1956), d of Sir Neville Chamberlain, KCB, KCVO; ...