Dame Joan Christabel Jill Christie, Baroness Knight of Collingtree1

F, #191501
Last Edited=23 Aug 2013
     Dame Joan Christabel Jill Christie, Baroness Knight of Collingtree is the daughter of A. E. Christie and Alma (?).2 She married Montague Knight, son of Leslie Knight, in 1947.2
     She was educated at Fairfield School, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.3 She was educated at King Edward Grammar School, Birmingham, Warwickshire, EnglandG.3 She held the office of Member of the Northampton County Borough Council between 1956 and 1966.3 She held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Birmingham, Edgbaston between 1966 and 1997.3 She wrote the book About the House, published 1996.2 She was created Baroness Knight of Collingtree, of Collingtree in the County of Northamptonshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 23 September 1997.1

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. [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 2, page 2210. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Philip Douglas Knights, Baron Knights1

M, #191502, b. 3 October 1920, d. 11 December 2014
Last Edited=29 Apr 2015
     Philip Douglas Knights, Baron Knights was born on 3 October 1920.2 He was the son of Thomas James Knights and Ethel Ginn.2 He married Jean Burman, daughter of James Henry Burman, in 1945.2 He died on 11 December 2014 at age 94.3
     He was educated at King's School, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.2 He was a police cadet between 1938 and 1940.2 He fought in the Second World War, in the Royal Air Force.2 He was Sergeant, Lincolnshire Constabulary in 1946.2 He was Lincolnshire Constabulary Inspector in 1953.2 He was Superintendent in 1955.2 He was Chief Superintendent in 1957.2 He was Assistant Chief Constable, Birmingham City Police in 1959.2 He was awarded the Queen's Police Medal (Q.P.M.) in 1964.1 He was Deputy Chief Constable, Birmingham City Police in 1970.2 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1971.1 He was Chief Constable, Sheffield and Rotherham Constabulary between 1972 and 1974.2 He was Chief Constable, South Yorkshire Police between 1974 and 1975.2 He was Chief Constable, West Midlands Police between 1975 and 1985.2 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1976.2 He was appointed Knight in 1980.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for West Midlands in 1985.1 He was created Baron Knights, of Edgbaston in the County of West Midlands [U.K. Life Peer] on 22 July 1987.1

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 2, page 2210. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S7547] U.K. Parliament, online http://www.parliament.uk. Hereinafter cited as U.K. Parliament.

Irvine Alan Stewart Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw1

M, #191503
Last Edited=22 May 2006
     Irvine Alan Stewart Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw was created Baron Laidlaw, of Rothiemay in Banffshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 14 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.

Hector Laing, Baron Laing of Dunphail1

M, #191504, b. 12 May 1923, d. 21 June 2010
Last Edited=27 Aug 2013
     Hector Laing, Baron Laing of Dunphail was born on 12 May 1923.2 He was the son of Hector Laing and Margaret Norris Grant.3 He married Marian Clare Laurie, daughter of Maj.-Gen. Sir John Emilius Laurie of Maxwelton, 6th Bt. and Evelyn Clare Gardner Richardson-Gardner, on 1 April 1950.4 He died on 21 June 2010 at age 87.5
     He was educated at Loretto School, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG.3 He gained the rank of Captain between 1942 and 1947 in the Scots Guards.3 He fought in the Second World War, and he was mentioned in despatches.3 He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 He was awarded the U.S. Bronze Star in 1944.3 He was director of McVitie & Price in 1947.3 He was director of United Biscuits in 1954.3 He was chairman of United Biscuit Holdings between 1972 and 1990.3 He was appointed Knight in 1978.3 He was director of Allied-Lyons between 1979 and 1982.3 He was director of Exxon Corporation between 1984 and 1994.3 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh (F.R.S.E.) in 1989.3 He was created Baron Laing of Dunphail, of Dunphail in the County of Moray [U.K. Life Peer] on 8 February 1991.1

Children of Hector Laing, Baron Laing of Dunphail and Marian Clare Laurie

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 2223. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S4691] Richard Rutter, "re: new Life Peers," e-mail message to e-mail address, 24 June 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: new Life Peers."

John Dunn Laird, Baron Laird1

M, #191505, b. 23 April 1944
Last Edited=27 Aug 2013
     John Dunn Laird, Baron Laird was born on 23 April 1944.2 He is the son of Dr. Norman Davidson Laird and Margaret Dunn.2 He married Caroline Ethel Ferguson, daughter of William John Ferguson, in 1971.2
     He was educated at Royal Belfast Academical Institute, Belfast, County Antrim, IrelandG.2 He was a bank official between 1963 and 1967.2 He was a bank inspector between 1967 and 1968.2 He was a computer programmer between 1968 and 1973.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for St. Anne's, Belfast between 1970 and 1973.2 He held the office of Member of Assembly [Northern Ireland] between 1973 and 1975, for West Belfast.2 He was appointed Fellow, Institute of Public Relations (F.I.P.R.) in 1991.2 He was created Baron Laird, of Artigarvan in the County of Tyrone [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 July 1999.1

Children of John Dunn Laird, Baron Laird and Caroline Ethel Ferguson

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 2, page 2223. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


William Herbert Laming, Baron Laming1

M, #191506, b. 19 July 1936
Last Edited=2 Sep 2013
     William Herbert Laming, Baron Laming was born on 19 July 1936.2 He is the son of William Angus Laming and Lilian Robson.2 He married Aileen Margaret Pollard in 1962.2
     He was a probation officer between 1951 and 1966.2 He graduated from Durham University, Durham, County Durham, England, with a Doctor of Social Science.2 He was Assistant Chief Probation Officer between 1968 and 1971.2 He was Director of Social Service, Hertfordshire County Council between 1975 and 1991.2 He wrote the book Lessons From America: the balance of services in social care, published 1985.2 He was Chief Inspector, Department of Health Social Services Inspectorate between 1991 and 1998.2 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1995.1 He was created Baron Laming, of Tewin in the County of Hertfordshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 27 July 1998.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Hertford in 1999.2

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 2, page 2229. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Norman Stewart Hughson Lamont, Baron Lamont of Lerwick1

M, #191507, b. 8 May 1942
Last Edited=2 Sep 2013
Norman Lamont, Baron Lamont of Lerwick 2
     Norman Stewart Hughson Lamont, Baron Lamont of Lerwick was born on 8 May 1942.3 He is the son of Daniel Lambert and Helen Irene Hughson.3 He married Alice Rosemary White, daughter of Lt.-Col. Peter White, on 15 September 1971.3 He and Alice Rosemary White were divorced in 2000.3
     He was educated at Loretto School, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG.3 He graduated from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)3 He held the office of President of Cambridge Union in 1964.3 He was PA to Rt. Hon. Duncan Sandys in 1965.3 He was with NM Rothschild & Sons between 1968 and 1979.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Kingston-upon-Thames between 1972 and 1997.3 He was created Baron Lamont of Lerwick, of Lerwick in the Shetland Islands [U.K. Life Peer] on 24 July 1998.1 He wrote the book Sovereign Britain, published 1999.3 He wrote the book In Office, published 1999.3

Children of Norman Stewart Hughson Lamont, Baron Lamont of Lerwick and Alice Rosemary White

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. [S1438] Sir William Arbuthnot, "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 29 August 2005 and later. Hereinafter cited as "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2229. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Peter Stewart Lane, Baron Lane of Horsell1

M, #191508, b. 29 January 1925
Last Edited=4 Sep 2013
     Peter Stewart Lane, Baron Lane of Horsell was born on 29 January 1925.2 He is the son of Leonard George Lane.2 He married Doris Florence Botsford, daughter of Robert Simpson Botsford, in 1951.2
     He was educated at Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, EnglandG.2 He gained the rank of Sub-Lieutenant between 1943 and 1946 in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.2 He was partner of Binder Hamlyn between 1950 and 1992.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Surrey in 1976.2 He was appointed Knight BAchelor in 1984.2 He was Governor of Nuffield Nursing Homes Trust between 1985 and 1992.2 He was created Baron Lane of Horsell, of Woking in the County of Surrey [U.K. Life Peer] on 17 July 1990.1 He was appointed Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants (F.C.A.)1

Children of Peter Stewart Lane, Baron Lane of Horsell and Doris Florence Botsford

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 2, page 2231. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Felicity Lane-Fox, Baroness Lane-Fox1

F, #191509, d. 17 April 1988
Last Edited=13 Dec 2013
     Felicity Lane-Fox, Baroness Lane-Fox was the daughter of Captain Edward Lane-Fox and Enid Maud Bethell.2 She died on 17 April 1988.1
     She was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)1 She was created Baroness Lane-Fox, of Bramham in the County of West Yorkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 19 May 1981.1

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.

Ian Bruce Lang, Baron Lang of Monkton1

M, #191510, b. 27 June 1940
Last Edited=8 Sep 2013
     Ian Bruce Lang, Baron Lang of Monkton was born on 27 June 1940.2 He is the son of James Fulton Lang and Maude Margaret Stewart.2 He married Sandra Caroline Montgomerie, daughter of John Alastair Montgomerie, in 1971.2
     He was educated at Lathallan School, Kincardineshire, Scotland.2 He was educated at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England.2 He graduated from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)2 He was admitted to the Royal Company of Archers in 1974.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Galloway between 1979 and 1983.2 He held the office of Lord Commissioner, Treasury between 1983 and 1986.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Galloway and Upper Nithsdale between 1983 and 1997.2 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Employment in 1986.2 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scottish Office between 1986 and 1987.2 He held the office of Minister of State, Scottish Office between 1987 and 1990.2 He held the office of Lord Keeper of the Great Seal [Scotland] between 1990 and 1995.2 He held the office of Secretary of State, Scotland between 1990 and 1995.2 He held the office of President of the Board of Trade between 1995 and 1997.2 He was created Baron Lang of Monkton, of Merrick and the Rhinns of Kells in Dumfries and Galloway [U.K. Life Peer] on 29 September 1997.1

Child of Ian Bruce Lang, Baron Lang of Monkton and Sandra Caroline Montgomerie

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 2, page 2231. 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.