James Michael Leathes Prior, Baron Prior1

M, #191721, b. 11 October 1927, d. 12 December 2016
Last Edited=17 Dec 2016
     James Michael Leathes Prior, Baron Prior was born on 11 October 1927.2 He was the son of Charles Bolingbroke Leathes Prior and Aileen Sophia Mary Gilman.3 He married Jane Primrose Gifford Lywood, daughter of Air Vice-Marshal Oswyn George William Gifford Lywood, on 30 January 1954.2 He died on 12 December 2016 at age 89.4
     James Michael Leathes Prior, Baron Prior also went by the nick-name of Jim.2 He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, EnglandG.2 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in 1946 in the Royal Norfolk Regiment.2 He was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Lowestoft between 1959 and 1983.2 He was Parlimentary Private Secretary to the president of the Board of Trade in 1963.2 He was Parlimentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Power between 1963 and 1964.2 He was vice-chairman of the Conservative Party in 1965.2 He was Parlimentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition between 1965 and 1970.2 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1970.2 He was Parlimentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food between 1970 and 1972.2 He was Parlimentary Private Secretary to the Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons between 1972 and 1974.2 He was deputy chairman of the Conservative Party between 1972 and 1974.2 He was Parlimentary Private Secretary to the Oppositon Spokesman on Employment between 1974 and 1979.2 He co-authored the book The Right Approach to the Economy, published 1977.2 He held the office of Secretary of the State for Employment between 1979 and 1981.2 He held the office of Secretary of the State for Northern Ireland between 1981 and 1984.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Waveney between 1983 and 1987.2 He was director of United Biscuits.2 He was director of Barclays Bank between 1984 and 1989.2 He was director of Barclays International between 1984 and 1989.2 He was director of J Sainsbury between 1984 and 1992.2 He wrote the book A Balance of Power, published 1986.2 He was chairman of the Councill on Industry and Higher Education between 1986 and 1991.2 He was created Baron Prior, of Brampton in the County of Suffolk [U.K. Life Peer] on 14 October 1987.1 He was chairman of the Industry and Parliamentary Trust between 1990 and 1994.2 He was an honorary fellow in 1992 at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.2 He was the Chancellor between 1992 and 1996 at Anglia Polytechnic University, EnglandG.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) by Anglia Polytechnic University, EnglandG.2 He lived at 36 Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, London, England.2

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3222. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Derek Wilbraham Pritchard, Baron Pritchard1

M, #191722, d. 16 October 1995
Last Edited=26 May 2006
     Derek Wilbraham Pritchard, Baron Pritchard died on 16 October 1995.1
     He was created Baron Pritchard, of West Haddon in the County of Northamptonshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 30 January 1975.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.

Margaret Theresa Prosser, Baroness Prosser1

F, #191723
Last Edited=26 May 2006
     Margaret Theresa Prosser, Baroness Prosser was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)1 She was created Baroness Prosser, of Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth [U.K. Life Peer] on 11 June 2004.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.

Gwilym Prys Prys-Davies, Baron Prys-Davies1

M, #191724, b. 8 December 1923, d. 28 March 2017
Last Edited=1 Apr 2017
     Gwilym Prys Prys-Davies, Baron Prys-Davies was born on 8 December 1923 at Llanegryn, Merionethshire, Wales.2 He married Llinos Evans.2 He died on 28 March 2017 at age 93.2
     He was given the name of Gwilym Prys Prys Davies at birth.2 He fought in the Second World War, in the North Atlantic Convoys.2 He was appointed Officer, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (O.St.J.) in 1969.2 In 1983 his name was legally changed to Gwilym Prys Prys-Davies.2 He was created Baron Prys-Davies, of Llanegryn in the County of Gwynedd [U.K. Life Peer] on 9 February 1983.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

David Terence Puttnam, Baron Puttnam1

M, #191725, b. 25 February 1941
Last Edited=7 Dec 2014
David Puttnam 2
     David Terence Puttnam, Baron Puttnam was born on 25 February 1941.3 He is the son of Captain Leonard Arthur Puttnam and Marie Beatrix Goldman.3 He married Patricia Mary Jones on 22 September 1961.3
     He was educated at Minchenden Grammar School, London, England.3 He was an advertising executive between 1958 and 1966.3 He was a photographer's agent between 1966 and 1968.3 He was a film producer.3 He was producer of Bugsy Malone in 1976.3 He was producer of Midnight Express in 1978.3 He was chairman of Enigma Productions between 1978 and 1996.3 He was director of the National Film Finance Corporation between 1980 and 1985.3 He was producer of Chariots of Fire in 1981.3 He was awarded the Michael Balcon Award at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (B.A.F.T.A.) in 1982.3 He was producer of Local Hero in 1982.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, EnglandG, in 1983.3 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1983.1,3 He was producer of Cal in 1984.3 He was producer of The Killing Field in 1985.3 He was producer of The Mission in 1986.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) by Leicester University, Leicester, Leicestershire, EnglandG, in 1986.3 He was chairman and chief executive officer of Columbia Pictures between 1986 and 1988.3 He was chairman of the National Film and Television School.3 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.)3 He was director of the Village Roadshow Corporation.3 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.)3 He was producer of Memphis Belle in 1990.3 He was producer of Meeting Venus in 1991.3 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Photographic Society (F.R.P.S.)3 He was appointed Officier de l'Orde des Arts et des Lettres in 1992.3 He was producer of Being Human in 1993.3 He was vice-president of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (B.A.F.T.A.) in 1993.3 He was director of the Chrysalis Group between 1993 and 1996.3 He was producer of War of the Buttons in 1994.3 He was appointed Knight Bachelor in 1995.3 He was chancellor at Sunderland University, ScotlandG.3 He was created Baron Puttnam, of Queensgate in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea [U.K. Life Peer] on 27 October 1997.1 He was appointed Honorary Fellow, Chartered Society of Designers (F.C.S.D.)3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) by Cheltenham and Gloucestershire College of Higher Education, Gloucestershire, England, in 1998.3 He was appointed Fellow, City and Guilds of London Institute (F.C.G.I.) in 1999.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts (Dr.Fine.Arts) by The American Internat University, London, England, in 2000.3 He lived at 29a Tufton Street, London, England.3

Children of David Terence Puttnam, Baron Puttnam and Patricia Mary Jones

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3231. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Anthony Meredith Quinton, Baron Quinton1

M, #191727, b. 25 March 1925, d. 19 June 2010
Last Edited=13 Dec 2013
     Anthony Meredith Quinton, Baron Quinton was born on 25 March 1925.2 He was the son of Surg.-Capt. Richard Frith Quinton and Gwenllyan Letitia Jones.3 He married Marcella Wegier, daughter of Maurice Wegier and Hedy Leipziger, in 1952.3 He died on 19 June 2010 at age 85.3
     He was educated at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.2 He fought in the Second World War in 1939.2 He gained the rank of officer in the Royal Air Force.2 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, in 1948 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)2 He was a fellow between 1949 and 1955 at All Souls' College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.2 He was a fellow between 1955 and 1978 at New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.2 He was a governor between 1963 and 1984 at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.2 He edited the book Political Philosophy, published 1967.2 He was chairman of the governors between 1969 and 1975 at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.2 He was a delegate of the Oxford University Press between 1970 and 1976.2 He was a fellow between 1970 and 1985 at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, EnglandG.2 He wrote the book The Nature of Things, published 1973.2 He wrote the book Ulitarian Ethics, published 1973.2 He was appointed Fellow, British Academy (F.B.A.) in 1977.2 He wrote the book The Politics of Imperfection, published 1978.2 He was president between 1978 and 1987 at Trinity College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.2 He was a member of the Arts Council between 1979 and 1982.2 He wrote the book Francis Bacon, published 1980.2 He wrote the book Thoughts and Thinkers, published 1982.2 He was created Baron Quinton, of Holywell in the City of Oxford and County of Oxfordshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 7 February 1983.1 He was vice-president of the British Academy between 1985 and 1986.2 He was chairman of the board of the British Library between 1985 and 1990.2 He wrote the book From Wodehouse to Wittgenstein, published 1998.2 He wrote the book Hume, published 1998.2 He lived at A11 Albany, Piccadilly, London, England.2

Children of Anthony Meredith Quinton, Baron Quinton and Marcella Wegier

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3243. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Professor Charles Randolph Quirk, Baron Quirk1

M, #191728, b. 12 July 1920, d. 20 December 2017
Last Edited=7 Jan 2018
     Professor Charles Randolph Quirk, Baron Quirk was born on 12 July 1920.2 He was the son of Thomas Quirk and Amy Randolph Simcocks.3 He married, firstly, Jean Williams, daughter of Ellis Gauntlett Williams, in 1946.3 He married, secondly, Gabriele Stein, daughter of Judge Helmut Stein, in 1984.3 He died on 20 December 2017 at age 97.4
     He was educated at Douglas High School.2 He fought in the Second World War.2 He graduated from University College London, London, EnglandG, with a Master of Arts (M.A.)2 He gained the rank of officer in the Royal Air Force.2 He graduated from University College London, London, EnglandG, with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)2 He was a lecturer of English between 1947 and 1954 at University College London, London, EnglandG.2 He graduated from University College London, London, EnglandG, with a Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.)2 He was a commonwealth fund fellow between 1951 and 1952 at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.G.2 He was a commonwealth fund fellow between 1951 and 1952 at Michigan State University, East Lancing, Michigan, U.S.A.G.2 He wrote the book The Concessive Relation in Old English Poetry, published 1954.3 He was a Reader of English Language and Literature between 1954 and 1958 at Durham University, Durham, County Durham, EnglandG.2 He co-authored the book An Old English Grammar, published 1955.3 He contributed to the book Studies in Communications, published 1955.3 He was a professor of English Language between 1958 and 1960 at Durham University, Durham, County Durham, EnglandG.2 He wrote the book Charles Dickens and Appropriate Language, published 1959.3 He co-authored the book The Teaching of English, published 1959.3 He was director of a survey of English Usage between 1959 and 1981.2 He co-authored the book The Use of English, published 1962.3 He co-authored the book A Common Language, published 1964.3 He co-authored the book The Prosodic and Paralinguistic Features in English, published 1964.3 He co-authored the book Investigating Linguistic Acceptability, published 1966.3 He wrote the book Essays on the English Language - Medieval and Modern, published 1968.3 He was a quain professor of English Language and Literature between 1968 and 1981 at University College London, London, EnglandG.2 He co-authored the book Elicitation Experiments in English, published 1970.3 He was a member of the senate between 1970 and 1985 at London University, London, EnglandG.2 He wrote the book The English Language and Images of Matter, published 1972.3 He co-authored the book A Grammar of Contemporary English, published 1972.3 He wrote the book A University of Grammar, published 1973.3 He wrote the book The Linguist and the English Language, published 1974.3 He co-authored the book Old English Literature: a practical introduction, published 1975.3 He co-authored the book A Corpus of English Conservation, published 1980.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by London University, London, EnglandG.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) by Reading University, Reading, Berkshire, EnglandG.3 He was a governor of the English-Speaking Union between 1980 and 1985.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by University of Westminster, Westminster, London, EnglandG.3 He was vice-chancellor between 1981 and 1985 at London University, London, EnglandG.2 He graduated from University College London, London, EnglandG, with a a fellow.2 He wrote the book Style and Communication in English Language, published 1982.3 He was president of the Institute of Linguistics between 1982 and 1985.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Ashton University, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3 He was a member of the board of the British Council between 1983 and 1991.2 He was chairman of the British Library Advisory Committee between 1984 and 1997.3 He was a member of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (R.A.D.A.) Council.2 He co-authored the book English in the World, published 1985.3 He co-authored the book A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language, published 1985.3 He was president of the British Academy between 1985 and 1989.3 He wrote the book Words at Work: lectures on textual structure, published 1986.3 He was president of teh College of Speech Therapists between 1987 and 1991.3 He co-authored the book A Student's Grammar of the English Language, published 1990.3 He co-authored the book English in Use, published 1990.3 He was awarded the Indian Order of Merit (I.O.M.)2 He was appointed Honorary Fellow, College of Speech Therapists (F.C.S.T.)3 He wrote the book The Study of the Mother-Tongue, published 1991.3 He co-authored the book An Introduction to Standard English, published 1993.3 He was appointed Honorary Fellow, Institute of Linguistics (F.I.L.)3 He was created Baron Quirk, of Bloomsbury in the London Borough of Camden [U.K. Life Peer] on 12 July 1994.1 He wrote the book Grammatical and Lexical Variances in English, published 1995.3 He was appointed Fellow, British Academy (F.B.A.)1 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1 He lived at University College London, London, EnglandG.2

Children of Professor Charles Randolph Quirk, Baron Quirk and Jean Williams

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3243. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Charles Methven1

M, #191729
Last Edited=12 Apr 2008
     Charles Methven is the son of Colin Methven.1 He married Charlotte Pearson, daughter of Luis Hector Sosa Basualdo and Hon. Lucy Pearson.1

Children of Charles Methven and Charlotte Pearson

Citations

  1. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK, 19 May 2007. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Meta Ramsay, Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale1

F, #191730
Last Edited=26 May 2006
     Meta Ramsay, Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale was created Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale, of Langside in the City of Glasgow [U.K. Life Peer] on 11 October 1996.1

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.