Sir George Oxenden, 5th Bt.1

M, #191511, b. 1694, d. 1775
Last Edited=4 Jun 2013
George Oxenden, 5th Bt.
by Enoch Seeman the Younger 2
     Sir George Oxenden, 5th Bt. was born in 1694.2 He was the son of George Oxenden and Elizabeth Dixwell.3 He married Elizabeth Dunch, daughter of Edmund Dunch and Elizabeth Godfrey, on 3 April 1735.1 He died in 1775.2
     He held the office of Lord of the Admiralty.2 He gained the title of 5th Baronet Oxenden. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Sandwich.2

Child of Sir George Oxenden, 5th Bt. and Elizabeth Dunch

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 437. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S163] Ashworth P. Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 75th edition (London, U.K.: Harrison and Sons Ltd, 1913), page 1502. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Peerage and Baronetage, 75th ed.

Professor Peter Richard Grenville Layard, Baron Layard1

M, #191512, b. 15 March 1934
Last Edited=29 Sep 2013
     Professor Peter Richard Grenville Layard, Baron Layard was born on 15 March 1934.2 He is the son of Dr. John Layard and Doris Dunn.2 He married Molly Christine Meacher, Baroness Meacher in 1991.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3 He graduated from King's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).3 He graduated from London School of Economics, London, England, with a Master of Science and Economics (M.Sc.Ec.).3 He was a history master between 1959 and 1960 at Woodberry Down School, England.3 He was a history master between 1960 and 1961 at Forest Hill School, England.3 He was Lecturer in Economics between 1968 and 1975 at London School of Economics, London, England.3 He wrote the book Expansion in Higher Education, published 1969.3 He wrote the book Cost Benefit Analysis, published 1973, editor.3 He was Reader in Economcis of Labour between 1975 and 1980 at London School of Economics, London, England.3 He was Professor of Economics between 1980 and 1999 at London School of Economics, London, England.2 He wrote the book More Jobs, less Inflation, published 1982.3 He wrote the book How to Beat Unemployment, published 1986.3 He wrote the book Macroeconomics: a text for Russia, published 1994.3 He wrote the book What Labour Can Do, published 1997.3 He wrote the book Tackling Inequality, published 1999.4 He wrote the book Tackling Unemployment, published 1999.4 He was created Baron Layard, of Highgate in the London Borough of Haringey [U.K. Life Peer] on 3 May 2000.1 He wrote the book What the Future Holds, published 2002, editor.4

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, 20 June 2006. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2266. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

David Edward Lea, Baron Lea of Crondall1

M, #191513, b. 2 November 1937
Last Edited=20 Oct 2013
     David Edward Lea, Baron Lea of Crondall was born on 2 November 1937 at Lancashire, England.2,3 He is the son of Edward Cunliffe Lea and Lillian Mary Braithwaite.2
     He was educated at Farnham Grammar School, Farnham, Hampshire, England.2 He gained the rank of officer between 1955 and 1957 in the service of the Royal Horse Artillery.2 He graduated from Christ's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He wrote the book Trade Unionism, published 1966.2 He was Asisstant Secretary, TUC, Labour Party Liaison Committee in 1967.2 He was Secretary, TUC, Labour Party Liaison Committee in 1970.2 He wrote the book The Multinational Enterprise, published 1971.2 He was Joint Secretary, TUC, Labour Party Liaison Committee between 1972 and 1986.2 He wrote the book Industrial Democracy, published 1974.2 He wrote the book Keynes Plus: a participatory economy, published 1979.2 He was with ETUC between 1980 and 1999.2 He was Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.).1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.) in 1993.2 He was created Baron Lea of Crondall, of Crondall in the County of Hampshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 20 July 1999.1

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 2269. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [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."

Charles Edward Leatherland, Baron Leatherland1

M, #191514, b. 18 April 1898, d. 18 December 1992
Last Edited=9 Nov 2013
     Charles Edward Leatherland, Baron Leatherland was born on 18 April 1898 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.2 He married Mary Morgan in 1922.2 He died on 18 December 1992 at age 94.1
     He was decorated with the award of the Meritorious Service Medal (M.S.M.).1 He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1951.1 He was chairman of Essex County Council between 1960 and 1961.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Essex in 1963.2 He was created Baron Leatherland, of Dunton in the County of Essex [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 December 1964.1

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. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K., 21 December 1992. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.

Janet Lee, Baroness Lee of Ashridge1

M, #191515, d. 16 November 1988
Last Edited=22 May 2006
     Janet Lee, Baroness Lee of Ashridge died on 16 November 1988.1
      His married name became Bevan.1 Janet Lee, Baroness Lee of Ashridge also went by the nick-name of Jennie.1 He was created Baron Lee of Ashridge, of the City of Westminster [U.K. Life Peer] on 5 November 1970.1

Citations

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


Frederick Lee, Baron Lee of Newton1

M, #191516, d. 4 February 1984
Last Edited=22 May 2006
     Frederick Lee, Baron Lee of Newton died on 4 February 1984.1
     He was created Baron Lee of Newton, of Newton in Merseyside [U.K. Life Peer] on 1 July 1974.1

Citations

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

Alexander Park Leitch, Baron Leitch1

M, #191517
Last Edited=28 Jun 2014
     Alexander Park Leitch, Baron Leitch married Noelle Dowd.2
     He was created Baron Leitch, of Oakley in Fife [U.K. Life Peer] on 7 June 2004.1

Child of Alexander Park Leitch, Baron Leitch and Noelle Dowd

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.

John Denis Leonard, Baron Leonard1

M, #191518, d. 17 July 1983
Last Edited=22 May 2006
     John Denis Leonard, Baron Leonard died on 17 July 1983.1
     He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.).1 He was created Baron Leonard, of the City of Cardiff in the County of South Glamorgan [U.K. Life Peer] on 2 May 1978.1

Citations

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

Anthony Paul Lester, Baron Lester of Herne Hill1

M, #191519, b. 3 July 1936
Last Edited=8 Dec 2013
     Anthony Paul Lester, Baron Lester of Herne Hill was born on 3 July 1936.2 He is the son of Harry Lester and Kate Cooper-Smith.2 He married Catherine Elizabeth Debora Wassey, daughter of Michael Morris Wassey, on 29 July 1971.2
     He was educated at City of London School, London, England.2 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant between 1955 and 1957 in the service of the Royal Artillery.2 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He graduated from Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A., with a Master of Law (LL.M.).2 He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1963 entitled to practice as a barrister.2 He wrote the book Justice in the American South, published 1964.2 He co-authored the book Shawcross and Beaumont on Air Law, 3rd edition, published 1964.2 He wrote the book Race and Law, published 1972.2 He was invested as a Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) in 1975.1 He held the office of Bencher of Lincoln's Inn in 1985.2 He held the office of Recorder of the South-East Circuit between 1987 and 1993.2 He was created Baron Lester of Herne Hill, of Herne Hill in the London Borough of Southwark [U.K. Life Peer] on 13 October 1993.1

Children of Anthony Paul Lester, Baron Lester of Herne Hill and Catherine Elizabeth Debora Wassey

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 2308. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Joan Lestor, Baroness Lestor of Eccles1

F, #191520, b. 13 November 1931, d. 27 March 1998
Last Edited=14 Nov 2013
     Joan Lestor, Baroness Lestor of Eccles was born on 13 November 1931 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.2 She died on 27 March 1998 at age 66.1
     She held the office of Member of the London County Council between 1962 and 1964.2 She held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Eton and Slough between 1966 and 1983.2 She was chairman of teh Labour Party between 1977 and 1978.2 She held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Eccles between 1987 and 1997.2 She was created Baroness Lestor of Eccles, of Tooting Bec in the London Borough of Wandsworth [U.K. Life Peer] on 4 June 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. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K., 30 March 1998. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.