Elizabeth Conway Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean1

F, #191881, b. 14 April 1951
Last Edited=24 Sep 2018
Elizabeth Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, 2013 2
     Elizabeth Conway Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean was born on 14 April 1951.3 She is the daughter of Ernest Vize Symons and Elizabeth Megan Jenkins.3 She married Philip Alan Bassett in 2001.3
     She was educated at Putney High School for Girls, Putney, Surrey, England.3 She graduated from Girton College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.)3 She was deputy general secretary of Inland Revenue Staff Federation between 1988 and 1989.3 She was General Secretary of Association First Division Civil Servants between 1989 and 1997.3 She was governor between 1993 and 1997 at London Business School, London, EnglandG.3 She was created Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, of Vernham Dean in the County of Hampshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 7 October 1996.1 She held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign and Commonwealth Office between 1997 and 2001.3 She was appointed Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.)3 She was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 2000.3 She held the office of Minister of Trade in 2001.3

Child of Elizabeth Conway Symons, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean and Philip Alan Bassett

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 3848. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Count Ludovico von Balzo1

M, #191882
Last Edited=15 May 2006
     Count Ludovico von Balzo married Louise Helen Steel, daughter of Anthony Nigel Steel and Annie Reiner.1

Citations

  1. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Simon Brooke Mackay, Baron Tanlaw1

M, #191883, b. 1934
Last Edited=28 Oct 2018
     Simon Brooke Mackay, Baron Tanlaw was born in 1934.2 He is the son of Kenneth Mackay, 2nd Earl of Inchcape and Dayang Leonora Margaret Brooke.3 He married, firstly, Joanna Susan Hirsch, daughter of Major John Henry Hirsch, in 1959.4 He married, secondly, Rina Siew Yong, daughter of Tiong Cha Tan, in 1976.2,4
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.4 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the 12th Royal Lancers, Malaya.4 He was with Inchcape Group between 1960 and 1966.4 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1966 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)4 He was managing director of Inchcape Group between 1967 and 1971.4 He was chairman of Thwaites & Reed between 1971 and 1974.4 He was created Baron Tanlaw, of Tanlawhill in the County of Dumfries [U.K. Life Peer] on 21 May 1971.1 He was managing director of Fandstan Group in 1973.4

Children of Simon Brooke Mackay, Baron Tanlaw and Joanna Susan Hirsch

Children of Simon Brooke Mackay, Baron Tanlaw and Rina Siew Yong

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. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2031. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Dick Taverne, Baron Taverne1

M, #191884, b. 18 October 1928
Last Edited=28 Nov 2018
     Dick Taverne, Baron Taverne was born on 18 October 1928.2 He is the son of Dr. Nicolaas Jacobus Marie Taverne and Louise Victoria Koch.2 He married Janie Hennessey, daughter of Dr. Robert Samuel Fleming Hennessey, on 6 August 1955.2
     He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, England.2 He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He was a practising barrister in 1954.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Lincoln between 1962 and October 1972.2 He was appointed Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) in 1965.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office between 1966 and 1968.2 He held the office of Minister of State, Treasury between 1968 and 1969.2 He held the office of Finance Secretary, Treasury between 1969 and 1970.2 He was Director, Director-General and Chairman of Institute of Fiscal Studies between 1970 and 1981.2 He was director of Axa Equity and Law between 1972 and 1997.2 He wrote the book The Future of the Left: Lincoln and after, published 1973.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Democratic Labour) for Lincoln between March 1973 and September 1974.2 He was created Baron Taverne, of Pimlico in the City of Westminster [U.K. Life Peer] on 5 February 1996.1

Children of Dick Taverne, Baron Taverne and Janie Hennessey

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 3862. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Stephen James Lake Taylor, Baron Taylor1

M, #191885, d. 1 February 1988
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Stephen James Lake Taylor, Baron Taylor died on 1 February 1988.1
     He was created Baron Taylor, of Harlow in the County of Essex [U.K. Life Peer] on 7 August 1958.1

Citations

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


Thomas Taylor, Baron Taylor of Blackburn1

M, #191886, b. 10 June 1929, d. 25 November 2016
Last Edited=28 Nov 2018
     Thomas Taylor, Baron Taylor of Blackburn was born on 10 June 1929 at Blackburn, Lancashire, England.2 He was the son of James Taylor and Edith Gladys Ashton.2,3 He married Kathleen Nurton, daughter of John Edward Nurton, in 1950.2 He died on 25 November 2016 at age 87 at London, England, when he was knocked off his mobility scooter.2
     He was appointed Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.)1 He was educated at Blakey Moor Elementary School, Blackburn, Lancashire, England.4 He was Member of the Blackburn Town Council between 1954 and 1976.4 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Blackburn in 1960.4 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1969.2 He wrote the book Taylor Report, published 1973.4 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1974.1 He was created Baron Taylor of Blackburn, of Blackburn in the County of Lancaster [U.K. Life Peer] on 4 May 1978.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Lancashire in 1994.1,2

Child of Thomas Taylor, Baron Taylor of Blackburn and Kathleen Nurton

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. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  3. [S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3864. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Geoffrey David Wentworth-Stanley1

M, #191887, b. 28 May 1924, d. 18 August 2005
Last Edited=6 Apr 2008
     Geoffrey David Wentworth-Stanley was born on 28 May 1924.2 He was the son of Charles Sidney Bowen Wentworth-Stanley and Edith Katherine Brocklebank.2 He married, firstly, Bridget Pease, daughter of Major Philip Ivan Pease and Doris Madeline Crichton, on 1 March 1951.2 He died on 18 August 2005 at age 81.2
     Geoffrey David Wentworth-Stanley usually went by his middle name of David.2 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He fought in the Second World War.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1944 in the 9th Lancers.2 He lived at Great Munden House, Ware, Hertfordshire, EnglandG.3

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1332. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK, 23 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Peter Murray Taylor, Baron Taylor of Gosforth1

M, #191888, d. 28 April 1997
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Peter Murray Taylor, Baron Taylor of Gosforth died on 28 April 1997.1
     He held the office of Lord Chief Justice.1 He was created Baron Taylor of Gosforth, of Embleton in the County of Northumberland [U.K. Life Peer] on 27 April 1992.1

Citations

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

Thomas Johnston Taylor, Baron Taylor of Gryfe1

M, #191889, b. 27 April 1912, d. 13 July 2001
Last Edited=19 Jul 2007
     Thomas Johnston Taylor, Baron Taylor of Gryfe was born on 27 April 1912.2 He was the son of John Sharp Taylor.3 He married Isobel Wands, daughter of Williams Wands, in 1943.2 He died on 13 July 2001 at age 89.1
     He was educated at Bellahouston Acadamy, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, ScotlandG.2 He was created Baron Taylor of Gryfe, of Bridge of Weir in the County of Renfrewshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 29 January 1968.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Renfrewshire in 1970.2 He was chairman of the Forestry Commission between 1970 and 1976.2 He was chairman of the Scottish Railways Board between 1971 and 1980.2 He was director of Whiteaway Laidlaw & Company between 1971 and 1989.2 He was a director of Scottish Metropolitan Property Company Ltd between 1972 and 1988.2 Between 1973 and 1985 chairman of Morgan Grenfell (Scotland).2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, ScotlandG, in 1974.2 He was chairman of the Economic Forestry Group between 1976 and 1981.2 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh (F.R.S.E.) in 1977.2 He was awarded the Order of Merit of Germany in 1992.2

Children of Thomas Johnston Taylor, Baron Taylor of Gryfe and Isobel Wands

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. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2794. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Francis Taylor, Baron Taylor of Hadfield1

M, #191890, b. 7 January 1905, d. 15 February 1995
Last Edited=26 Feb 2017
     Francis Taylor, Baron Taylor of Hadfield was born on 7 January 1905.2 He married, firstly, Sarah Ann Earnshaw in 1929.2 He and Sarah Ann Earnshaw were divorced.2 He married, secondly, Christine Hughes in 1956.2 He died on 15 February 1995 at age 90.1
     Francis Taylor, Baron Taylor of Hadfield also went by the nick-name of Frank.1 He was founder and chairman of Taylor Woodrow Group.2 He was appointed Knight in 1974.2 He was created Baron Taylor of Hadfield, of Hadfield in the County of Derbyshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 27 January 1983.1

Child of Francis Taylor, Baron Taylor of Hadfield and Sarah Ann Earnshaw

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. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.
  3. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.