Hugh Swynnerton Thomas, Baron Thomas of Swynnerton1

M, #191901, b. 21 October 1931, d. 7 May 2017
Last Edited=1 Jan 2019
     Hugh Swynnerton Thomas, Baron Thomas of Swynnerton was born on 21 October 1931.2 He was the son of Hugh Whitelegge Thomas Thomas and Margery Augusta Angelo Swynnerton.2 He married Hon. Vanessa Mary Jebb, daughter of Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn and Cynthia Noble, on 5 May 1962.3 He died on 7 May 2017 at age 85.2
     He graduated from Queen's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.)2 He was educated at Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, England.4 He was with the Foreign Office between 1954 and 1957.4 He wrote the book The World's Game, published 1957.4 He was a lecturer in 1957 at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.4 He wrote the book The Spanish Civil War, published 1961.4 He was professor of history between 1966 and 1976 at University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, England.2 He wrote the book The Suez Affair, published 1967.4 He wrote the book Cuba, or the pursuit of freedom, published 1971.4 He wrote the book Goya and the Third of May 1808, published 1972.4 He wrote the book Europe, the Radical Challenge, published 1973.4 He wrote the book John Strachey, published 1973.4 He wrote the book The Cuban Revolution, published 1977.4 He wrote the book An Unfinished History of the World, published 1979.4 He was chairman of the Crown Prosecution Service between 1979 and 1990.4 He was created Baron Thomas of Swynnerton, of Notting Hill in Greater London [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 June 1981.1 He wrote the book The Cae for the Round Reading Room, published 1983.4 He wrote the book Havannah, published 1984.4 He wrote the book Armed Truce, published 1986.4 He wrote the book A Traveller's Companion to Madrid, published 1988.4 He wrote the book Klara, published 1988.4 He wrote the book Even Closer Union: Britain's destiny in Europe, published 1991.4 He wrote the book The Conquest of Mexico, published 1993.4 He wrote the book The Slave Trade, published 1997.4 He wrote the book The Future of Europe, published 1997.4 He wrote the book Who's Who in the Conquest of Mexico, published 2001.4 He wrote the book Rivers of Gold, published 2003.2 He wrote the book The Golden Age: The Spanish Empire of Charles V, published 2010.2 He wrote the book World Without End: The Global Empire of Philip II, published 2014.2

Children of Hugh Swynnerton Thomas, Baron Thomas of Swynnerton and Hon. Vanessa Mary Jebb

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. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1560. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Susan Petronella Arrow, Baroness Thomas of Walliswood1,2

F, #191902, b. 20 December 1935
Last Edited=1 Jan 2019
     Susan Petronella Arrow, Baroness Thomas of Walliswood was born on 20 December 1935 at Marylebone, London, EnglandG.2 She is the daughter of John W. F. Arrow and Ebba Fordham.2 She married David Churchill Thomas in 1958.3
     She was educated at Cranborne Chase School, Dorset, England.3 She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.3 From 1958, her married name became Thomas.1 She was chief executive of British Clothing Industries Council for Europe between 1974 and 1978.3 She was chairman of Surrey Council Council between 1985 and 1997.3 She was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1989.1 She was created Baroness Thomas of Walliswood, of Dorking in the County of Surrey [U.K. Life Peer] on 6 October 1994.1 She held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) in 1996.1

Child of Susan Petronella Arrow, Baroness Thomas of Walliswood and David Churchill Thomas

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. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3886. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

George Morgan Thomson, Baron Thomson of Monifieth1

M, #191903, b. 16 January 1921, d. 3 October 2008
Last Edited=6 Jan 2019
     George Morgan Thomson, Baron Thomson of Monifieth was born on 16 January 1921.2 He was the son of James Thomson.3 He married Grace Jenkins, daughter of Cunningham Jenkins, in 1948.2 He died on 3 October 2008 at age 87.2
     He was educated at Grove Academy, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.3 He gained the rank of officer between 1940 and 1946 in the Royal Air Force.3 He was assistant editor of Forward in 1946.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Dundee East between 1952 and 1972.4 He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster between 1966 and 1967.4 He held the office of Minister of State, Foreign Office in 1967.4 He held the office of European Commissioner between 1973 and 1977.4 He was created Baron Thomson of Monifieth, of Monifieth in the District of the City of Dundee [U.K. Life Peer] on 23 March 1977.1 He was appointed Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1981.1 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Society Edinburgh (F.R.S.E.) in 1985.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Kent in 1992.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1996.3

Children of George Morgan Thomson, Baron Thomson of Monifieth and Grace Jenkins

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. [S4691] Richard Rutter, "re: new Life Peers," e-mail message to e-mail address, 24 June 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: new Life Peers."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3894. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S200] Announcements, The Guardian, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Guardian.
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

George Edward Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft1

M, #191904, b. 26 July 1909, d. 4 June 1994
Last Edited=22 Jan 2015
     George Edward Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft was born on 26 July 1909 at Dunston, Staffordshire, EnglandG.2 He was the son of George Edward Mervyn Thorneycroft and Dorothy Hope Franklyn. He married Sheila Page in 1938.3 He and Sheila Page were divorced in 1949.3 He married Carla Maria Francesca Malagola, Contessa Cappi, daughter of Guido Malagola, Conte Cappi and Alexandra Dunbar Marshall, on 2 April 1949 at Westminster, London, EnglandG.2 He died on 4 June 1994 at age 84 at Belgravia, London, EnglandG.2
     George Edward Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft usually went by his middle name of Peter.1 He was appointed Companion of Honour (C.H.)1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, London, England.3 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1935 entitled to practise as a barrister-at-law.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Stafford between 1938 and 1945.3 He was Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of War Transport in 1945.4 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Monmouth between 1945 and 1966.3 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1951.3 He held the office of Chancellor of the Exchequer between 1957 and 1958.4 He held the office of Minister of Aviation between 1960 and 1962.4 He held the office of Minister of Defence between 1962 and 1964.4 He held the office of Secretary of State for Defence in 1964.4 He was chairman of Pirelli General plc (former Pirelli General Cable Works Ltd) between 1967 and 1987.4 He was created Baron Thorneycroft, of Dunton in the County of Staffordshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 4 December 1967.1

Child of George Edward Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft and Sheila Page

Child of George Edward Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft and Carla Maria Francesca Malagola, Contessa Cappi

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. [S4122] Surget Sanders, GEDCOM File, 17 Nov 2009, Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A..
  3. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.
  4. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Dorothea Glenys Thornton, Baroness Thornton1

F, #191905, b. 16 October 1952
Last Edited=7 Jan 2019
     Dorothea Glenys Thornton, Baroness Thornton was born on 16 October 1952.2 She is the daughter of Peter Thornton and Jean Furness.2 She married John Carr in 1977.2
     She was educated at Thornton Secondary School, Bradford, Yorkshire, England.2 She graduated from London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England, with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)2 She was National Organiser, Gingerbread between 1976 and 1978.2 From 1977, her married name became Carr.2 She was North London Area Officer, Greater London CABx between 1978 and 1979.2 She was Projects Director, Institute of Community Studies between 1979 and 1981.2 She was Political Secretary, Royal Arsenal Co-op Society between 1981 and 1986.2 She was Public and Political Affaairs Advisor, CWS between 1986 and 1992.2 She was General Secretary of Fabian Society between 1993 and 1994.2 She was created Baroness Thornton, of Manningham in the County of West Yorkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 23 July 1998.1 She was appointed Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.)2 She was Governor in 2002 at London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England.2

Children of Dorothea Glenys Thornton, Baroness Thornton and John Carr

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 3895. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Alexander Robert Todd, Baron Todd1

M, #191906, d. 10 January 1997
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Alexander Robert Todd, Baron Todd died on 10 January 1997.1
     He was appointed Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.)1 He was appointed Order of Merit (O.M.)1 He was created Baron Todd, of Trumpington in the County of Cambridgeshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 April 1962.1

Citations

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

Francis Leonard Tombs, Baron Tombs1

M, #191907, b. 17 May 1924
Last Edited=27 Jan 2019
     Francis Leonard Tombs, Baron Tombs was born on 17 May 1924.2 He is the son of Joseph Tombs.2 He married Marjorie Evans, daughter of Albert Evans, in 1949.2
     He was educated at Elmore Green School, Walsall, Staffordshire, England.2 He was with GEC between 1939 and 1945.2 He was educated at Birmingham Polytechnic, Birmingham, Warwickshire, EnglandG.2 He graduated from London University, London, England, with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)2 He was with British Electrical Authority and Central Electricity Authority between 1948 and 1957.2 He was general manager of GEC Erith between 1958 and 1967.2 He was general manager of James Howden & Company between 1967 and 1968.2 He was director of Scotland Electricity Board between 1969 and 1977.2 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering (F.Eng.) in 1977.2 He was chairman of Electricity Council between 1977 and 1980.2 He was appointed Knight in 1978.2 He was chairman of Weir Group between 1981 and 1983.2 He was chairman of Turner & Newall between 1982 and 1989.2 He was chairman of Rolls Royce between 1985 and 1992.2 He was created Baron Tombs, of Brailes in the County of Warwickshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 28 February 1990.1

Children of Francis Leonard Tombs, Baron Tombs and Marjorie Evans

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 3914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Edward Tomlinson, Baron Tomlinson1

M, #191908, b. 1 August 1939
Last Edited=27 Jan 2019
     John Edward Tomlinson, Baron Tomlinson was born on 1 August 1939.2 He is the son of Frederick Edwin Tomlinson.2
     He was educated at Westminster City School, Westminster, London, England.2 He was educated at Co-op College, Loughborough, Leicestershire, EnglandG.2 He was educated at Nottingham University, Nottingham, Midlands, England.2 He graduated from Warwick University, Warwick, Warwickshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.)2 He was Secretary of Sheffield Co-operative Party between 1961 and 1968.2 He was Head of Research Department, AUEW between 1968 and 1970.2 He was Lecturer in Industrial Relations between 1970 and 1974.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Meriden between 1974 and 1979.2 He was Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations and Management between 1979 and 1984 at Solihull College of Technology, Solihull, Warwickshire, England.2 He wrote the book Left, Right: the march of political extremism in Britain, published 1981.2 He held the office of Member of the European Parliament (M.E.P.) between 1984 and 1999, for Birmingham West.1,2 He was created Baron Tomlinson, of Walsall in the County of West Midlands [U.K. Life Peer] on 21 July 1998.1

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. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3914. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Major Philip Ivan Pease1

M, #191909, b. 27 July 1900, d. 7 November 1964
Last Edited=27 Jun 2010
     Major Philip Ivan Pease was born on 27 July 1900 at Hurworth Manor, Darlington, County Durham, EnglandG.2 He was the son of Reginald Pease and Beatrice Forsyth-Grant.3,2 He married Doris Madeline Crichton, daughter of Major Hubert Francis Crichton and Esther Eliza Sanderson, on 11 December 1925.1 He died on 7 November 1964 at age 64.1
     He lived at Underley Grange, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, EnglandG.1

Children of Major Philip Ivan Pease and Doris Madeline Crichton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1332. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1605] J.N. Houterman, "re: Crosby Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 6 February 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Crosby Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Graham Norman Tope, Baron Tope1

M, #191910, b. 30 November 1943
Last Edited=27 Jan 2019
     Graham Norman Tope, Baron Tope was born on 30 November 1943.2 He is the son of Leslie Norman Tope and Winifred Sophia Merrick.2 He married Margaret East on 22 July 1972.2
     He was educated at Whitgift School, Croydon, London, EnglandG.2 He was a company secretary between 1965 and 1972.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Sutton and Cheam between 1972 and February 1974.2 He held the office of Member of Sutton Council in 1974.2 He wrote the book Liberals and the Community, published 1974.2 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1991.1 He was created Baron Tope, of Sutton in the London Borough of Sutton [U.K. Life Peer] on 4 October 1994.1

Children of Graham Norman Tope, Baron Tope and Margaret East

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 3915. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]