William Henry Pilkington, Baron Pilkington1

M, #191701, d. 22 December 1983
Last Edited=7 Mar 2009
     William Henry Pilkington, Baron Pilkington died on 22 December 1983.1
     He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.).1 William Henry Pilkington, Baron Pilkington also went by the nick-name of Harry.1 He was created Baron Pilkington, of St. Helens in the County Palatine of Lancaster [U.K. Life Peer] on 18 January 1968.1

Citations

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

Rev. Canon Peter Pilkington, Baron Pilkington of Oxenford1

M, #191702, b. 5 September 1933, d. 14 February 2011
Last Edited=7 Apr 2014
     Rev. Canon Peter Pilkington, Baron Pilkington of Oxenford was born on 5 September 1933.2 He was the son of Frank Pilkington and Doris (?).2 He married Helen Wilson,, daughter of Charles Wilson and Maria (?), in 1966.2 He died on 14 February 2011 at age 77.3
     He was educated at Dame Allan's School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England.2 He graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1955 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He was assistant master between 1955 and 1957 at St. Joseph's College, Chidiya, Tanzania.2 He graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1958 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He was ordained in 1959.2 He was the Curate between 1959 and 1962 at Bakewell, Derbyshire, England.2 He was assistant master between 1962 and 1975 at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He was master in college between 1965 and 1975 at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He was Headmaster between 1975 and 1986 at King's School, Canterbury, Kent, England.2 He was Honorary Cannon between 1975 and 1990 at Canterbury, Kent, England.2 He was High Master between 1986 and 1992 at St. Paul's School, London, England.2 He was a member of the Parole Board between 1990 and 1995.2 He was chairman of the Broadcasting Complaints Commision between 1992 and 1996.2 He was created Baron Pilkington of Oxenford, of West Dowlish, co. Somerset [U.K. Life Peer] in November 1995.4 He was Chief Education and Employment Spokesman for the House of Lords between 1997 and 1998.2 He lived at Oxenford House, Oxenford, Dowlish Wake, Somerset, England.2

Children of Rev. Canon Peter Pilkington, Baron Pilkington of Oxenford and Helen Wilson,

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 3141. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Jill Elizabeth Bisson, Baroness Pitkeathley1

F, #191703, b. 4 January 1940
Last Edited=5 Apr 2013
     Jill Elizabeth Bisson, Baroness Pitkeathley was born on 4 January 1940.2 She is the daughter of Roland Wilson Bisson and Edith Mary Muston.2 She married Thomas William Pitkeathley, son of Joseph Pitkeathley, on 9 September 1961.2 She and Thomas William Pitkeathley were divorced in 1978.2
     She was educated at Ladies' College, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, The Channel Islands.2 She graduated from Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 She was a social worker between 1961 and 1964.2 From 9 September 1961, her married name became Pitkeathley.2 She was a volunteer service co-ordinator in Manchester and Essex between 1970 and 1983.2 She wrote the book When I Went Home, published 1978.2 She wrote the book Mobilising Voluntary Resources, published 1982.2 She was with the National Consumer Council between 1983 and 1986.2 She wrote the book Volunteers in Hospitals, published 1984.2 She wrote the book Supporting Volunteers, published 1985.2 She was director of the National Council for Carers between 1986 and 1988.2 She was an advisor for the Griffith's Review of Community Care between 1986 and 1988.2 She was chief executive of the Carers National Association between 1988 and 1998.2 She was on the National Council for Voluntary Organisations.2 She wrote the book It's my duty, isn't it?, published 1989.2 She was vice-president of Carers U.K.2 She was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1993.2 She co-authored the book Only Child, published 1994.2 She wrote the book Age Gap Relationships, published 1996.2 She was created Baroness Pitkeathley, of Caversham in the Royal County of Berkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 6 October 1997.1 She was president of the Community Council at Berkshire, England.2 She was president of the National Centre for Volunteering.2

Children of Jill Elizabeth Bisson, Baroness Pitkeathley and Thomas William Pitkeathley

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 3144. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

David Thomas Pitt, Baron Pitt of Hampstead1

M, #191704, d. 18 December 1994
Last Edited=25 May 2006
     David Thomas Pitt, Baron Pitt of Hampstead died on 18 December 1994.1
     He graduated with a Bachelor of Surgery (Ch.B.).1 He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine (M.B.).1 He was created Baron Pitt of Hampstead, of Hampstead in Greater London and of Grenada [U.K. Life Peer] on 3 February 1975.1

Citations

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

Cyril Thomas Howe Plant, Baron Plant1

M, #191705, d. 9 August 1986
Last Edited=25 May 2006
     Cyril Thomas Howe Plant, Baron Plant died on 9 August 1986.1
     He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.).1 He was created Baron Plant, of Benenden in the County of Kent [U.K. Life Peer] on 9 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.


Professor Raymond Plant, Baron Plant of Highfield1

M, #191706, b. 19 March 1945
Last Edited=5 Apr 2013
     Professor Raymond Plant, Baron Plant of Highfield was born on 19 March 1945.2 He is the son of Stanley Plant and Marjorie East.2 He married Katherine Slyvia Dixon, daughter of Jack Dixon, on 29 July 1967.2
     He was educated at Havelock School, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England.2 He graduated from King's College London, London, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He was a senior lecturer in Philosophy between 1967 and 1969 at Manchester University, Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 He graduated from Hull University College, Hull, Yorkshire, England, in 1971 with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).2 He wrote the book Community and Ideology, published 1974.2 He wrote the book Hegal, published 1974.2 He was a professor of Politics at Southampton University, Southampton, Hampshire, England.2 He was a Stevenson lecturer in 1981 at Glasgow University, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.2 He wrote the book Political Philosophy and Social Welfare, published 1981.2 He wrote the book Hegal (2nd Edition), published 1984.2 He wrote the book Philosophy, Politics and Social Welfare, published 1984.2 He wrote the book Conservative Capitalism in Britain and the United States: a critical appraisal, published 1988.2 He was an Agnes Cumming lecturer in 1988 at University College Dublin, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.2 He was a columnist for The Times between 1988 and 1992.2 He was a Stanton lecturer between 1989 and 1991 at Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He was a Sarum lecturer in 1991 at Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He wrote the book Modern Political Thought, published 1991.2 He was chairman of the Labour Party Commission for Electoral Systems between 1991 and 1993.2 He was created Baron Plant of Highfield, of Weelsby, co. Humberside [U.K. Life Peer] on 24 July 1992.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) by London Guildhall University, London, England, in 1993.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) by Hull University College, Hull, Yorkshire, England, in 1994.2 He was the Master at St. Catherine's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He held the office of Pro-Chancellor of St. Catherine's College, Oxford University.2 He lived at The Master's Lodgings, St. Catherine's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He lived at 6 Woodview Close, Bassett, Southampton, Hampshire, England.2

Children of Professor Raymond Plant, Baron Plant of Highfield and Katherine Slyvia Dixon

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 3147. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Robert Platt, Baron Platt1

M, #191707, b. 16 April 1900, d. 30 June 1978
Last Edited=5 Apr 2013
     Robert Platt, Baron Platt was born on 16 April 1900.1 He was the son of William Platt and Susan Jane Willis.2 He married, firstly, Margaret Irene Cannon, daughter of Arthur Charles Cannon, on 18 August 1922.1 He and Margaret Irene Cannon were divorced in 1974.1 He married, secondly, Sylvia Jean Caveley, daughter of Sidney Charles Caveley, on 16 January 1974.1 He died on 30 June 1978 at age 78.1
     He was educated at King Alfred School, Hampstead, London, England.1 He was educated at The Home School, Grindleford, Derbyshire, England.1 He fought in the First World War in 1918.1 He graduated from Sheffield University, Sheffield, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, with a Bachelor of Medicine (M.B.).1 He graduated from Sheffield University, Sheffield, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, in 1921 with a Bachelor of Surgery (Ch.B.).1 He graduated from Sheffield University, Sheffield, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, in 1923 with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.).2 He was a physician for the Royal Infirmary at Manchester, England.1 He was registered as a Member, Royal College of Physicians, London (M.R.C.P.) in 1925.1 He was a physician for the Royal Infirmary between 1931 and 1946 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London (F.R.C.P.) in 1935.1 He served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the Second World War between 1941 and 1945.1 He was a professor of Medicine between 1946 and 1965 at Manchester University, Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 He was editor of the Quarterly Journal of Medicine between 1948 and 1958.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.) by Manchester University, Manchester, Lancashire, England, in 1949.1 He was chairman of the Manchester Chamber Concerts Society between 1952 and 1965.1 He was a member of the Medical Research Council between 1953 and 1957.1 He was the president between 1957 and 1962 at Royal College of Physicians, London, England.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Sheffield University, Sheffield, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, in 1959.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) by Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, in 1959.1 He was created 1st Baronet Platt, of Grindleford, co. Derby [U.K.] on 14 July 1959.1 He was an honorary fellow of the American College of Physicians in 1961.1 He was created Baron Platt, of Grindleford, co. Derby [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 January 1967.3

Children of Robert Platt, Baron Platt and Margaret Irene Cannon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3148. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.

Beryl Catherine Myatt, Baroness Platt of Writtle1

F, #191708, b. 18 April 1923
Last Edited=22 Apr 2013
     Beryl Catherine Myatt, Baroness Platt of Writtle was born on 18 April 1923.2 She is the daughter of Ernest Myatt and Dorothy Wood.2 She married Stewart Sydney Platt, son of Stewart Sydney Platt, in 1949.2
     She was educated at Westcliff High School for Girls, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England.2 She graduated from Girton College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 From 1949, her married name became Platt.2 She was a member of the Chelmsford Rural District Council (R.D.C.) between 1958 and 1974.2 She was a member of the Essex County Council (C.C.) between 1965 and 1968.2 She held the office of Alderman of the Essex County Council (C.C.) between 1969 and 1974.2 She was chairman of the Essex County Council (C.C.) between 1971 and 1980.2 She was a member of the council of the City and Guilds of London Institute between 1974 and 1994.2 She was a member of the Cambridge University Appointments Board between 1975 and 1979.2 She was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1978.1,2 She was a member of the Engineering Council between 1981 and 1990.2 She was a member of the Advisory Committee on Women's Employment between 1981 and 1990.2 She was created Baroness Platt, of Writtle, co. Essex [U.K. Life Peer] on 28 May 1981.1 She held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Essex in 1983.1,2 She was chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission between 1983 and 1989.2 She was a member of the Careers Research and Advisory Centre between 1983 and 1993.2 She was invested as a Honorary Fellow, Institute of Mechanical Engineers (Hon.F.I.Mech.E.) in 1984.2 She was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by City University, London, England, in 1984.2 She was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng.) by Bradford University, Bradford, Yorkshire, England.2 She was president of the Institute of Training and Development between 1985 and 1987.2 She was a member of the Court between 1985 and 1992 at Brunel University, Uxbridge, London, England.2 She was vice-president between 1985 and 1992 at University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 She was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Technology (D.Tech.) by Brunel University, Uxbridge, London, England, in 1986.2 She was president of the Cambridge University Engineer's Association between 1987 and 2002.2 She was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1988.2 She was invested as a Honorary Fellow in 1988 at Girton College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 She was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.).2 She was a member of the Court at Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England.2 She was a member of the Council of the Foundation for Science and Technology between 1991 and 2000.2 She held the office of Chancellor of Middlesex University between 1994 and 2001.2

Children of Beryl Catherine Myatt, Baroness Platt of Writtle and Stewart Sydney Platt

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 3149. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Christian William Slaviero1

M, #191709, b. 14 September 1980
Last Edited=15 May 2006
     Christian William Slaviero was born on 14 September 1980.1 He is the son of John Slaviero and Janette Townshend.1
     He lived at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.1

Child of Christian William Slaviero and Lorna Anne Ponsonby

Citations

  1. [S1730] Marianne Ponsoby, "re: Ponsonby Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 15 May 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ponsonby Family."

John Slaviero1

M, #191710
Last Edited=15 May 2006
     John Slaviero married Janette Townshend.

Child of John Slaviero and Janette Townshend

Citations

  1. [S1730] Marianne Ponsoby, "re: Ponsonby Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 15 May 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ponsonby Family."