Nicola Jane Chapman, Baroness Chapman1

F, #191121, b. 3 August 1961, d. 3 September 2009
Last Edited=6 Sep 2009
     Nicola Jane Chapman, Baroness Chapman was born on 3 August 1961.2 She died on 3 September 2009 at age 48 at Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, from brittle bone disease.2
     She was chairman of the Habinteg Housing Assication.2 She was chairman of the Leeds United Disabled Supporters Association.2 She was created Baroness Chapman, of Leeds in the County of West Yorkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 24 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.
  2. [S205] Announcements, Yorkshire Post, Leeds, Yorkshire, U.K., 5 September 2009. Hereinafter cited as Yorkshire Post.

Francis Joseph Chapple, Baron Chapple1

M, #191122, b. 8 August 1921, d. 19 October 2004
Last Edited=16 Oct 2007
     Francis Joseph Chapple, Baron Chapple was born on 8 August 1921 at London, England.2,3 He was the son of Frank Chapple and Emily Rook.2 He married, firstly, Joan Jeanette Nicholls in 1944.2 He married, secondly, Phyllis Mary Luck, daughter of Wilfred Luck, in 1999.2 He died on 19 October 2004 at age 83 at Maidstone, Kent, England.3
      Francis Joseph Chapple, Baron Chapple also went by the nick-name of Frank.2 He was a member of the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union between 1937 and 1983.2 He was Member of the General Council of the Trades Union Crongress (chairman 1982-83) between 1971 and 1983.2 He wrote the book Sparks Fly, published 1984.2 He was created Baron Chapple, of Hoxton in Greater London [U.K. Life Peer] on 4 February 1985.1

Children of Francis Joseph Chapple, Baron Chapple and Joan Jeanette Nicholls

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 1, page 747. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K., 22 October 2004. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.

George Augustus Brograve1

M, #191123, b. 1797, d. 1874
Last Edited=14 May 2006
     George Augustus Brograve was born in 1797.1 He was the son of Dr. John Rye and Anne Brograve.1 He died in 1874.1
     He was given the name of George Augustus Rye at birth.1 In 1831 his name was legally changed to George Augustus Brograve by Royal Licence.1

Child of George Augustus Brograve and Mary Hawker

Citations

  1. [S1381] Cheryl Nicol, "re: Long Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 5 July 2005 to 14 May 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Long Family."

Eric Cyril Boyd Edwards, Baron Chelmer1

M, #191124
Last Edited=13 May 2006
     Eric Cyril Boyd Edwards, Baron Chelmer was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1 He was created Baron Chelmer, of Margaretting in the County of Essex [U.K. Life Peer] on 31 January 1963.1 In March 1997 (an unknown value).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.

Tufton Victor Hamilton Beamish, Baron Chelwood1

M, #191125, b. 27 January 1917, d. April 1989
Last Edited=24 May 2009
Tufton Beamish, Baron Chelwood 2
     Tufton Victor Hamilton Beamish, Baron Chelwood was born on 27 January 1917.3 He was the son of Rear-Adm. Tufton Percy Hamilton Beamish and Margaret Antonia Simon.3 He married, firstly, Janet McMillan Stevenson, daughter of Andrew Stevenson, on 15 December 1950.3 He and Janet McMillan Stevenson were divorced in 1973.3 He married, secondly, Pia von Roretz on 2 May 1975.3 He died in April 1989 at age 72.
     He was educated at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England.3 He was commissioned in 1937.3 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.3 He fought in the Palestine Campaign between 1938 and 1939.3 He fought in the Second World War, in France, Belgium, Singapore, Burma, North Africa and Italy. He was wounded twice, he was mentioned in despatches, and he escaped from Singapore to Sumatra in a rowing boat in 1942.3 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1940.3 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers.3 In 1945 he passed at the Staff College, Camberley.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Lewes between 1945 and 1974.3 He was Vice-Chairman of the British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union between 1951 and 1954.3 He gained the rank of honorary Colonel between 1951 and 1957 in the service of the 411 Sussex Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, Territorial Army.3 He was Vice-Chairman of the Conservative 1922 Committee between 1958 and 1974.3 He was Chairman of the Conservative Foreign Affairs Committee between 1960 and 1964.3 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1961.3 He was the President, Royal Society for Protection of Birds between 1966 and 1970.3 He held the office of Joint Deputy Leader, European Conservative Group European Parliament, Strasbourg between 1973 and 1974.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) in 1974.3 He was Deputy Chairman of J. Compton Sons and Webb (Holdings) from 1974.3 He was created Baron Chelwood, of Lewes in the County of East Sussex [U.K. Life Peer] on 7 May 1974.1 He was a Director for several companies.3 He was the President of the Sussex Trust for Nature Conservation.3 He was a Governor for Stowe School.3 He wrote the books Must Night Fall?, Battle Royal, and Half Marx.3 He lived at Chelworth House, Chelworth Gate, Sussex, England.3

Children of Tufton Victor Hamilton Beamish, Baron Chelwood and Janet McMillan Stevenson

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. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S47] BIFR1976 Beamish, page 93. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]


G/Capt. Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire1

M, #191126, b. 7 September 1917, d. 31 July 1992
Last Edited=18 Jul 2007
G/Capt. Leonard Cheshire, VC2
     G/Capt. Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire was born on 7 September 1917 at 65 Hooke Road, Hoole, Cheshire, England.3 He married Margaret Susan Ryder, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, daughter of Charles Ryder and Elizabeth (?), in 1959.4 He died on 31 July 1992 at age 74 at Cavendish, Suffolk, England.3 He was buried at Cavendish Parish Church, Cavendish, Suffolk, England.3
      G/Capt. Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire usually went by his middle name of Leonard. He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) (and two bars).3 He was decorated with the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.).1 He was decorated with the award of the Victoria Cross (V.C.) on 4 September 1944, for his actions on 24 April l1944.5 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Merit (O.M.).1 He was created Baron Cheshire, of Woodhall in the County of Lincolnshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 17 July 1991.1

Children of G/Capt. Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire and Margaret Susan Ryder, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw

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. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage: The men behind the medal (London, U.K.: Pan Books, 2004), page 637. Hereinafter cited as Symbol of Courage.
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2490. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  5. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage, page 389-91.
  6. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Julia Elizabeth Brograve1

F, #191127, b. 1835, d. 6 December 1905
Last Edited=1 Jun 2006
     Julia Elizabeth Brograve was born in 1835.1 She was the daughter of George Augustus Brograve and Mary Hawker.1 She married Francis Stanhope Long, son of John Long and Mary Daniel, on 21 November 1857 at Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England.1 She died on 6 December 1905.1
      From 21 November 1857, her married name became Long.1

Children of Julia Elizabeth Brograve and Francis Stanhope Long

Citations

  1. [S1381] Cheryl Nicol, "re: Long Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 5 July 2005 to 14 May 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Long Family."

Amos Henry Chilver, Baron Chilver1

M, #191128, b. 30 October 1926
Last Edited=30 Mar 2007
     Amos Henry Chilver, Baron Chilver was born on 30 October 1926.2 He is the son of Amos Henry Chilver and A. E. Mack.2 He married Claudia Mary Beverley Grigson, daughter of Sir Wilfrid Grigson and Phyllis May H. Bainbridge, in 1959.2
      Amos Henry Chilver, Baron Chilver usually went by his middle name of Henry.1 He was educated at Southend High School, Southend, England.2 He was educated at Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.2 He was a lecturer between 1952 and 1954 at Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.2 He wrote the book Problems in Engineering Structures, published 1958, with R. J. Ashby.2 He was a lecturer between 1958 and 1961 at Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He wrote the book Strength of Materials, published 1959, with J. Case.2 He was Professor of Civil Engineering between 1961 and 1969 at University of the City of London, London, England.2 He was Vice-Chancellor between 1970 and 1989 at Cranfield Institute of Technology, England.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering (F.Eng.) in 1977.2 He was invested as a Knight in 1978.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) in 1982.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, in 1982.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, in 1983.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Salford University, Salford, Lancashire, England, in 1983.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Bath University, Bath, Somerset, England, in 1986.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, in 1986.2 He was created Baron Chilver, of Cranfield in the County of Bedfordshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 14 July 1987.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Cranfield Institute of Technology, England, in 1989.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Buckingham University, Buckinghamshire, England, in 1990.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Compiègne University, Compiègne, France, in 1990.2 He wrote the book Strength of Materials and Structures, published 1993, with J. Case and C. T. Ross.2

Children of Amos Henry Chilver, Baron Chilver and Claudia Mary Beverley Grigson



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 1, page 779. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Pratap Chidamber Chitnis, Baron Chitnis1

M, #191129, b. 1 May 1936, d. 12 July 2013
Last Edited=12 Mar 2014
     Pratap Chidamber Chitnis, Baron Chitnis was born on 1 May 1936.2 He was the son of Chidamber N. Chitnis and Lucia Mallik.2 He married Anne Brand, daughter of Frank Mansell Brand, in 1964.2 He died on 12 July 2013 at age 77.3
     He was educated at Stoneyhurst College, Blackburn, Lancashire, England.2 He graduated from Birmingham University, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He graduated from Kansas University, Kansas, U.S.A., with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He was chief executive and director of Liberal Party between 1975 and 1988.2 He was created Baron Chitnis, of Rydale in the County of North Yorkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 18 July 1977.1

Child of Pratap Chidamber Chitnis, Baron Chitnis and Anne Brand

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 1, page 781. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.

Anthony Martin Grosvenor Christopher, Baron Christopher1

M, #191130, b. 25 April 1925
Last Edited=13 Mar 2007
     Anthony Martin Grosvenor Christopher, Baron Christopher was born on 25 April 1925.2 He is the son of George Russell Christopher and Helen Kathleen Milford Rowley.2 He married Adela Joy Thompson in 1962.2
     He was educated at Cheltenham Grammar School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.2 He was educated at Westminster College of Commerce, Westminster, London, England.2 He gained the rank of in 1944 in the service of the Royal Air Force.2 He was with the Inland Revenue Staff Federation between 1957 and 1988.2 He wrote the book Policy for Poverty, published 1970, jointly.2 He was on the General Council of the Trades Union Congress between 1976 and 1989.2 He wrote the book The Wealth Report, published 1979.2 He wrote the book The Wealth Report 2, published 1982.2 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1984.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.) in 1989.2 He was created Baron Christopher, of Leckhampton in the County of Gloucestershire [U.K. Life Peer] on 30 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 1, page 786. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]