Beatrice Lapsker, Baroness Plummer1

F, #191711, b. 14 April 1903, d. 13 June 1972
Last Edited=8 Dec 2013
     Beatrice Lapsker, Baroness Plummer was born on 14 April 1903.2 She married Sir Leslie Arthur Plummer in 1923 at Mile End Town, London, England.2 She died on 13 June 1972 at age 69 at Halstead, Essex, England.1,2
      From 1923, her married name became Plummer.1 She was created Baroness Plummer, of Toppesfield in the County of Essex [U.K. Life Peer] on 10 May 1965.1

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."

Arthur Desmond Herne Plummer, Baron Plummer of St Marylebone1

M, #191712, b. 25 May 1914, d. 2 October 2009
Last Edited=28 May 2014
     Arthur Desmond Herne Plummer, Baron Plummer of St Marylebone was born on 25 May 1914.2 He was the son of Arthur Herne Plummer and Janet McCormick.2 He married Ella Margaret Holloway, daughter of Albert Holloway, in 1941.2 He died on 2 October 2009 at age 95.3
      Arthur Desmond Herne Plummer, Baron Plummer of St Marylebone usually went by his middle name of Desmond.1 He was educated at Hurstpierpoint School, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.2 He was educated at College of Estate Management, London, England.2 He fought in the Second World War.2 He gained the rank of Territorial/Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Royal Engineers.2 He was decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).1 He was invested as a Fellow, Chartered Auctioneers' and Estate Agents' (F.A.I.) in 1948.2 He was a member of the St. Marylebone Borough Council between 1952 and 1965.2 He was a member of the London Electricity Consultative Council between 1955 and 1966.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County London in 1958.2 He held the office of Mayor of St. Marylebone between 1958 and 1959.2 He was a member of the Cities London and Westminster Council between 1964 and 1973.2 He was a member of the Inner London Education Authority (I.L.E.A.) between 1964 and 1976.2 He wrote the book Time for Change in Greater London, published 1966.2 He was invested as a Honorary Fellow, Faculty of Architects and Surveyors, London (Hon.F.F.A.S.) in 1966.2 He held the office of Opposition Leader of the Greater London Council between 1966 and 1967.2 He held the office of Leader of the Greater London Council between 1967 and 1973.2 He was a member of the Executive Committee of the British Section of the Internat Union of Local Authorities between 1967 and 1974.2 He was a member of the Executive Committee of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations between 1967 and 1976.2 He was a member of the Court between 1967 and 1977 at London University, London, England.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (F.R.I.C.S.) in 1970.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Greater London in 1970.1,2 He wrote the book Report to London, published 1970.2 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1971.2 He was a member of St. John's Council between 1971 and 1994 at London, England.2 He wrote the book Planning and Participation, published 1973.2 He held the office of Opposition Leader of the Greater London Council between 1973 and 1974.2 He was a member of the St. Marylebone Council between 1973 and 1976.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.) in 1974.2 He was created Baron Plummer, of St Marylebone, City of Westminster [U.K. Life Peer] on 29 May 1981.1 He was president of the Metropolitan Association Building Societies between 1983 and 1989.2 He was chairman of the National Employers' Life Association between 1983 and 1989.2 He was invested as a Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.) in 1986.2 He lived at 4 The Lane, Marlborough Place, St. John's Wood, London, England.2

Child of Arthur Desmond Herne Plummer, Baron Plummer of St Marylebone and Ella Margaret Holloway

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 3150. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Rudy Steinberg, Baron Plurenden1

M, #191713, d. 4 January 1978
Last Edited=26 May 2006
     Rudy Steinberg, Baron Plurenden died on 4 January 1978.1
     He was created Baron Plurenden, of Plurenden Manor in the County of Kent [U.K. Life Peer] on 28 January 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.

John Glynne1

M, #191714
Last Edited=20 Oct 2006
     John Glynne married Dorothy Tylney, daughter of Francis Tylney.
     He lived at Bicester, Oxfordshire, England.2 He lived at Henley Park, Surrey, England.1

Child of John Glynne and Dorothy Tylney

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 259. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [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 III, page 92. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Ernest Popplewell, Baron Popplewell1

M, #191715, d. 10 August 1977
Last Edited=26 May 2006
     Ernest Popplewell, Baron Popplewell died on 10 August 1977.1
     He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).1 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.).1 He was created Baron Popplewell, of Sherburn in Elmet in the West Riding of the County of Yorkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 6 June 1966.1

Citations

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


Katherine Symonds1

F, #191716, b. 1875, d. 1952
Last Edited=3 Oct 2012
     Katherine Symonds was born in 1875.1 She was the daughter of John Addington Symonds and Janet Catherine North.1 She married Charles Wellington Furse, son of Venerable Charles Wellington Furse and Jane Diana Monsell, in 1900 at St. George Hanover Square, London, England.1 She died in 1952.1
      From 1900, her married name became Furse.1

Children of Katherine Symonds and Charles Wellington Furse

Citations

  1. [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."

George Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham1

M, #191717, b. 6 December 1920, d. 31 August 2002
Last Edited=4 Jun 2014
George Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham 2
     George Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham was born on 6 December 1920 at Stainforth, Yorkshire, England.3,2 He was the son of John Smith Porter and Alice Ann Roebuck.4 He married Stella Jean Brooke, daughter of Colonel George Arthur Brooke, on 12 August 1949.3 He died on 31 August 2002 at age 81 at Canterbury, Kent, England.1,2
     He was educated at Thorne Grammar School, Thorne, Yorkshire, England.3 He graduated from Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).3 He gained the rank of Radar Officer in the service of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve Radar Officer.3 He fought in the Second World War.3 He graduated from Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).3 He graduated from Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).3 He was Demonstrator of Physcial Chemistry between 1949 and 1952 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 He was Assistant Director of Research in Physical Chemistry between 1952 and 1954 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 He was Professor of Physical Chemistry between 1955 and 1963 at Sheffield University, Sheffield, Yorkshire, West Riding, England.3 He wrote the book Chemistry for the Modern World, published 1962.3 He was Firth Professor between 1963 and 1966 at Sheffield University, Sheffield, Yorkshire, West Riding, England.3 He was Director and Resident Professor of the Royal Institute between 1966 and 1985.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.3 He was decorated with the award of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (joint) in 1967.3 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.).1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 He was decorated with the award of the Davy Medal in 1971.3 He graduated in 1972 with a Tstee: Bachelor of Medicine (B.M.).3 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1972.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) by Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 He was decorated with the award of the Royal Society Rumford Medal in 1978.3 He was decorated with the award of the Faraday Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1981.3 He became a Liveryman of the Salters' Company in 1981.3 He held the office of Chancellor of Leicester University in 1986.3 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Merit (O.M.) in 1989.3 He was decorated with the award of the Copley Medal (of the Royal Society) in 1990.3 He was created Baron Porter of Luddenham, of Luddenham in the County of Kent [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 July 1990.1

Children of George Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham and Stella Jean Brooke

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.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2285. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Charles David Powell, Baron Powell of Bayswater1

M, #191718, b. 6 July 1941
Last Edited=5 Jun 2014
Charles Powell, Baron Powell of Bayswater 2
     Charles David Powell, Baron Powell of Bayswater was born on 6 July 1941.3 He is the son of Air Vice-Marshal John Frederick Powell and Geraldine Ysolda Moylan.3 He married Carla Bonardi on 24 October 1964.3
     He was educated at King's School, Canterbury, Kent, England.3 He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).3 He was with the Diplomatic Service between 1963 and 1983.3 He was Private Secretary to the Prime Minster between 1983 and 1991.3 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1990.1 He was created Baron Powell of Bayswater, of Canterbury in the County of Kent [U.K. Life Peer] on 15 February 2000.1

Children of Charles David Powell, Baron Powell of Bayswater and Carla Bonardi

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.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3197. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Usha Kumari Prashar, Baroness Prashar1

F, #191719, b. 29 June 1948
Last Edited=18 Nov 2013
     Usha Kumari Prashar, Baroness Prashar was born on 29 June 1948.2 She is the daughter of Nauhria Lal Prashar and Durga Devi (?).2 She married Vijay Kumar Sharma on 21 July 1973.2
     She was educated at Duke of Gloucester School, Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.2 She was educated at Wakefield Girls' High School, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, she was Head Girl in 1967.2 She graduated from University of Leeds, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 She graduated from University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, with a Postgraduate Diploma.2 She was the concilation officer of the Race Relations Board between 1971 and 1975.2 From 21 July 1973, her married name became Sharma.2 She was director of the Runnymede Trust between 1977 and 1984.2 She contributed to the book Britain's Black Population, published 1980.2 She was a member of the Social Security Advisory Committee between 1980 and 1983.2 She contributed to the book The System: a study of Lambeth Borough Council's race relations unit, published 1981.2 She contributed to the book Scarman and After, published 1984.2 She was a research fellow between 1984 and 1986 at Policy Studies Institute, London, England.2 She was a member of the London Food Commission between 1984 and 1990.2 She contributed to the book Routes or Road Blocks, a study of consultation arrangements between local authorities and local communities, published 1985.2 She contributed to the book Sickle Cell Anaemia, Who Cares? a survey of screening, counselling, training and educational facilities in England, published 1985.2 She contributed to the book Acheson and After: primary health care in the inner city, published 1986.2 She was director of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (N.C.V.O.) between 1986 and 2001.2 She was vice-chairman of the British Refugee Council between 1987 and 1989.2 She was a member of the BBC Educational Broadcasting Council between 1987 and 1989.2 She was with the Solicitors' Complaints Bureau between 1989 and 1990.2 She was non-executive director of Channel 4 between 1992 and 1999.2 She was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by De Montfort University, Leicester, England, in 1994.2 She was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1995.2 She was chairman of the Parole Board between 1997 and 2000.2 She was created Baroness Prashar, of Runnymede, co. Surrey [U.K. Life Peer] on 15 July 1999.1 She was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.).2 She was the chancellor at De Montfort University, Leicester, England.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 3, page 3210. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Reginald Ernest Prentice, Baron Prentice1

M, #191720, b. 16 July 1923, d. 18 January 2001
Last Edited=17 Jul 2007
     Reginald Ernest Prentice, Baron Prentice was born on 16 July 1923.2 He was the son of Ernest George Prentice and Elizabeth (?).3 He married Vera May Joan Godwin, daughter of Walter M. J. Godwin and Rosa Knight, in 1948.2 He died on 18 January 2001 at age 77.1
     He was educated at Whitgift School.2 He fought in the Second World War between 1942 and 1946, in the Royal Artillery.2 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in 1943 in the service of the Royal Artillery.2 He graduated from London School of Economics, London, England, with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).2 He was staff member of the Transport General Workers' Union between 1950 and 1957.2 He wrote the book Social Welfare and the Citizen, published 1957, jointly.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for East Ham North between 1957 and 1974.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Croydon in 1961.2 He held the office of Minister of State, Department of Education and Science between 1964 and 1966.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1966.2 He held the office of Minister of Public Building and Works between 1966 and 1967.2 He held the office of Minister of Overseas Development between 1967 and 1969.2 He held the office of Alderman of the Greater London Council between 1970 and 1971.2 He held the office of Secretary of State, Department of Education and Science between 1974 and 1975.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Newham North-East between 1974 and 1977.2 He held the office of Minister of Overseas Development between 1975 and 1976.2 He wrote the book Right Turn, published 1978.2 He held the office of Minister of Social Security between 1979 and 1981.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Daventry between 1979 and 1987.2 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1987.2 He was created Baron Prentice, of Daventry in the County of Northamptonshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 30 January 1992.1

Child of Reginald Ernest Prentice, Baron Prentice and Vera May Joan Godwin

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. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2308. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]