Prasann Ranchhodlal1

M, #555501, b. 1960
Last Edited=17 Feb 2014
     Prasann Ranchhodlal was born in 1960.1 He is the son of Sir Chinubhai Madhowlal Ranchhodlal, 3rd Bt. and Muneera Khodad Fozdar.2 He married Arvind Surendra Kumar Somany in 1982.1
     He lived at Soma House, Ellis Bridge, Ahmedabad, India.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Arvind Surendra Kumar Somany1

F, #555502
Last Edited=17 Feb 2014
     Arvind Surendra Kumar Somany married Prasann Ranchhodlal, son of Sir Chinubhai Madhowlal Ranchhodlal, 3rd Bt. and Muneera Khodad Fozdar, in 1982.1
     From 1982, her married name became Ranchhodlal.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Aradhana Ranchhodlal1

M, #555503, b. 1963
Last Edited=17 Feb 2014
     Aradhana Ranchhodlal was born in 1963.1 He is the son of Sir Chinubhai Madhowlal Ranchhodlal, 3rd Bt. and Muneera Khodad Fozdar.2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Unknown Ranchhodlal1

M, #555504
Last Edited=17 Feb 2014
     Unknown Ranchhodlal lived at Shahpur House, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.1

Child of Unknown Ranchhodlal

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Madhowlal Ranchhodlal1

M, #555505, b. 12 July 1842, d. 4 April 1901
Last Edited=17 Feb 2014
     Madhowlal Ranchhodlal was born on 12 July 1842.1 He was the son of Unknown Ranchhodlal.2 He married Revabai Hiralal, daughter of Jasbhai Hiralal.1 He died on 4 April 1901 at age 58.1
     He lived at Shahpur House, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.1

Child of Madhowlal Ranchhodlal and Revabai Hiralal

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Jasbhai Hiralal1

M, #555506
Last Edited=17 Feb 2014
     Jasbhai Hiralal lived at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.1

Child of Jasbhai Hiralal

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Revabai Hiralal1

F, #555507, d. 2 July 1897
Last Edited=17 Feb 2014
     Revabai Hiralal was the daughter of Jasbhai Hiralal.2 She married Madhowlal Ranchhodlal, son of Unknown Ranchhodlal.1 She died on 2 July 1897.1
     Her married name became Ranchhodlal.1

Child of Revabai Hiralal and Madhowlal Ranchhodlal

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith1

M, #555508, b. 20 July 1889, d. 16 June 1971
Last Edited=10 Apr 2016
     John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith was born on 20 July 1889.1 He was the son of Very Rev. George Reith and Adah Mary Weston.2 He married Muriel Katharine Odhams, daughter of John Lynch Odhams, on 14 July 1921.1 He died on 16 June 1971 at age 81.1
     He was educated at Glasgow Academy, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 He was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, Norfolk, England.1 He was educated at Royal Technical College, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 He gained the rank of officer in the service of the 5th SR Cameronians.1 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1915, where he was wounded.1 He gained the rank of Major in 1915 in the service of the Royal Engineers (TF).1 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.)1 He was Liquidator of Ordnance and Engineering Contracts, Ministry of Munitions in 1919.1 He was 1st General Manager and managing director of BBC Ltd between 1922 and 1926.1 He was invested as a Knight in 1927.1 He was Director-General of the BBC between 1927 and 1928.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1934.1 He was chairman of Imperial Airways between 1938 and 1939.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1939.1 He was chairman of BOAC between 1939 and 1940.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1940.1 He held the office of Minister of Information between January 1940 and May 1940.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Southampton between February 1940 and October 1940.1 He held the office of Minister of Transport between May 1940 and October 1940.1 He held the office of Minister of Works and Planning between October 1940 and February 1942.1 He was created 1st Baron Reith, of Stonehaven, co. Kincardineshire [U.K.] on 21 October 1940.1 He was Director of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Conference in 1945.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1945.1 He held the office of Lord Rector of Glasgow University between 1965 and 1968.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1969.1 He wrote the book Into the Wind.1 He wrote the book Wearing Spurs.1 He was admitted to Royal Company of Archers.1

Children of John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith and Muriel Katharine Odhams

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3315. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Surajram Sarabhai1

M, #555509
Last Edited=17 Feb 2014
     Surajram Sarabhai lived at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.1

Child of Surajram Sarabhai

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Devalaxmi Sarabhai1

F, #555510, d. 7 September 1890
Last Edited=17 Feb 2014
     Devalaxmi Sarabhai was the daughter of Surajram Sarabhai.2 She married Sir Chinubhai Madhowlal Ranchhodlal, 1st Bt., son of Madhowlal Ranchhodlal and Revabai Hiralal, on 17 February 1876.1 She died on 7 September 1890, without issue.1
     From 17 February 1876, her married name became Ranchhodlal.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]