Aubrey Geoffrey Frederick Rippon, Baron Rippon of Hexham1

M, #191761, b. 28 May 1924, d. 28 January 1997
Last Edited=7 Mar 2014
Geoffrey Ripon, Baron Rippon of Hexham, 1970 2
Photograph by Joost Evers / Anefo
     Aubrey Geoffrey Frederick Rippon, Baron Rippon of Hexham was born on 28 May 1924.3 He married Ann Leyland in 1946.3 He died on 28 January 1997 at age 72.1
     He was invested as a Queen's Counsel (Q.C.)1 Aubrey Geoffrey Frederick Rippon, Baron Rippon of Hexham usually went by his middle name of Geoffrey.1 He was admitted to Middle Temple in 1948.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Norwich South between 1955 and 1964.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1962.3 He held the office of Minister of Public Building and Works between 1962 and 1964.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Hexham between 1966 and 1987.3 He held the office of Minister of Technology in 1970.3 He was created Baron Rippon of Hexham, of Balmashannar in the Royal Burgh of Forfar [U.K. Life Peer] on 5 October 1987.1

Children of Aubrey Geoffrey Frederick Rippon, Baron Rippon of Hexham and Ann Leyland

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. [S212] Obituaries, The Independent, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Peter Ritchie Ritchie-Calder, Baron Ritchie-Calder1

M, #191762, d. 31 January 1982
Last Edited=26 Sep 2015
Peter Ritchie-Calder, Baron Ritchie-Clader 2
     Peter Ritchie Ritchie-Calder, Baron Ritchie-Calder died on 31 January 1982.1
     He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1 He was created Baron Ritchie-Calder, of Balmashanner in the Royal Burgh of Forfar [U.K. Life Peer] on 5 July 1966.1

Children of Peter Ritchie Ritchie-Calder, Baron Ritchie-Calder

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

Brian Norman Roger Rix, Baron Rix1

M, #191763, b. 27 January 1924, d. 20 August 2016
Last Edited=27 Aug 2016
     Brian Norman Roger Rix, Baron Rix was born on 27 January 1924.2 He was the son of Herbert Dobson Rix and Fanny Nicholson.3 He married Elspet Jeans Gray, daughter of James MacGregor-Gray, in 1949.2 He died on 20 August 2016 at age 92.4
     He was educated at Bootham School, York, Yorkshire, England.5 He was an actor-manager in films and TV, and radio presenter between 1948 and 1977.5 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1977.1 He was director of theatre controller of Cooney-Marsh Group between 1977 and 1980.5 He was Secretary-General of MENCAP between 1980 and 1987.5 He was invested as a Knight in 1986.5 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of London between 1987 and 1988.5 He held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London between 1988 and 1997.5 He was created Baron Rix, of Whitehall in the City of Westminster and of Hornsea in Yorkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 27 January 1992.1 He was Chancellor in 1997 at East London University, London, England.5

Children of Brian Norman Roger Rix, Baron Rix and Elspet Jeans Gray

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. [S408] Announcements, The Daily Mirror, London, U.K., 14 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as The Daily Mirror.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3356. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lionel Charles Robbins, Baron Robbins1

M, #191764, b. 22 November 1898, d. 15 May 1984
Last Edited=27 Aug 2016
Lionel Robbins, Baron Robbins 2
     Lionel Charles Robbins, Baron Robbins was born on 22 November 1898 at Sipson Farm, Hamondsworth, London, England.3 He was the son of Rowland Richard Robbins and Rosa Marion Harris.3 He married Iris Elizabeth Harris Gardiner, daughter of Alfred George Gardiner, on 2 August 1924.3 He died on 15 May 1984 at age 85.1
     He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.)1 He lived at Hampstead, London, England.4 He was invested as a Companion of Honour (C.H.)1 He was educated at London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England.3 He fought in the First World War.3 He was Professor of Economics in 1929 at London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England.3 He wrote the book An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science , published 1932.3 He wrote the book The Great Depression, published 1934.3 He was director of the economic section of the War Cabinet Office in 1941.3 He wrote the book The Theory of Economic Policy in English Classical Political Economy, published 1952.3 He was created Baron Robbins, of Clare Market in the City of Westminster [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 June 1959.1 He was chairman of the Financial Times in 1961.3

Children of Lionel Charles Robbins, Baron Robbins and Iris Elizabeth Harris Gardiner

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. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  4. [S47] BIFR1976 page 369. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham1

M, #191765, b. 18 December 1910, d. 27 June 1999
Last Edited=17 Jul 2007
     Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham was born on 18 December 1910.2 He was the son of George Robens and Edith (?).3 He married Eva Powell, daughter of Frederick Powell, in 1936.2 He died on 27 June 1999 at age 88.1
     He was educated at Manchester Secondary School, Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 He was a UDAW Official between 1935 and 1945.2 He adopted Alfred Robens.3 He held the office of Member of the Manchester City Council between 1942 and 1945.2 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between 1945 and 1947, to the Minister of Transport.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Wansbeck between 1945 and 1950.2 He held the office of Parliamentary Secretary for Fuel and Power between 1947 and 1951.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Blyth between 1950 and 1960.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1951.2 He held the office of Minister of Labour and National Conscription between April 1951 and October 1951.2 He was created Baron Robens of Woldingham, of Woldingham in the County of Surrey [U.K. Life Peer] on 28 June 1961.1 He wrote the book Engineering and Economic Progress, published 1965.2 He held the office of Chancellor of Surrey University in 1966.2 He was a director of Times Newspapers between 1967 and 1980.2 He was a director of the Bank of England.2 He wrote the book Industry and Government, published 1970.2 He wrote the book Human Engineering, published 1970.2 He wrote the book Ten Year Stint, published 1972.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Manchester University, Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Leicester University, Leicester, Leicestershire, England.2 He lived in 1999 at Salcombe Court, Cliff Road, Salcombe, Devon, England.2

Child of Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham and Eva Powell



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 2420. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]


Robert Lowe Hall, Baron Roberthall1

M, #191766, d. 17 September 1988
Last Edited=23 Nov 2013
     Robert Lowe Hall, Baron Roberthall married, secondly, Perilla Southwell. He died on 17 September 1988.1
     He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.)1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.)1 He was created Baron Roberthall, of Silverspear in Queensland and of Trenance in the County of Cornwall [U.K. Life Peer] on 28 October 1969.1

Citations

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

Ieuan Wyn Pritchard Roberts, Baron Roberts of Conwy1

M, #191767, b. 10 July 1930, d. 13 December 2013
Last Edited=12 Jun 2016
     Ieuan Wyn Pritchard Roberts, Baron Roberts of Conwy was born on 10 July 1930 at Anglesey, Wales.2 He was the son of Reverend E. P. Roberts and Margaret Ann (?).3 He married Enid Williams, daughter of W. Williams, in 1965.2 He died on 13 December 2013 at age 83.2
     Ieuan Wyn Pritchard Roberts, Baron Roberts of Conwy usually went by his middle name of Wyn.1 He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.4 He was educated at University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.4 He was sub-editor of Liverpool Daily Post between 1952 and 1954.4 He was news assistant with the BBC between 1954 and 1957.4 He was producer for TWW Ltd between 1957 and 1959.4 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Conwy between 1970 and 1997.2 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Welsh Office between 1979 and 1987.4 He held the office of Minister of State, Welsh Office between 1987 and 1994.4 He was invested as a Knight in 1990.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1991.2 He was created Baron Roberts of Conwy, of Talyfan in the County of Gwynedd [U.K. Life Peer] on 1 October 1997.1

Children of Ieuan Wyn Pritchard Roberts, Baron Roberts of Conwy and Enid Williams

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.. Hereinafter cited as The Independent.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3362. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Reverend John Roger Roberts, Baron Roberts of Llandudno1

M, #191768
Last Edited=26 May 2006
     Reverend John Roger Roberts, Baron Roberts of Llandudno was created Baron Roberts of Llandudno, of Llandudno in the County of Gwynedd [U.K. Life Peer] on 15 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.

George Islay MacNeill Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen1

M, #191769, b. 12 April 1946
Last Edited=12 Jun 2016
George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen 2
     George Islay MacNeill Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen was born on 12 April 1946.3 He is the son of George Philip Robertson and Marion I. MacNeill.3 He married Sandra Wallace in 1970.3
     He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.)1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.)1 He was educated at Dunoon Grammar School, Dunoon, Argyllshire, Scotland.3 He graduated from Dundee University, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, with a Master of Arts (M.A.)3 He was Scottish organiser for the GMWU between 1969 and 1978.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Hamilton between 1978 and 1997.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1997.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Hamilton South between 1997 and 1999.3 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.) in 1999.3 He was created Baron Robertson of Port Ellen, of Islay in Argyll and Bute [U.K. Life Peer] on 24 August 1999.1

Children of George Islay MacNeill Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen and Sandra Wallace

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 3363. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Inga-Stina Arvidsson, Baroness Robson of Kiddington1

F, #191770, b. 20 August 1919, d. 9 February 1999
Last Edited=2 Aug 2007
     Inga-Stina Arvidsson, Baroness Robson of Kiddington was born on 20 August 1919.2 She was the daughter of Erik R. Arvidsson and Lilly A. Danielson.3 She married Sir Lawrence William Robson in 1940.2 She died on 9 February 1999 at age 79.1
     She was educated at Stockholm, Sweden.2 She was with the Swedish Foreign Office between 1939 and 1940.2 From 1940, her married name became Robson.1 She was with the U.K. Ministry of Infomation between 1942 and 1943.2 She held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Oxfordshire in 1955.2 She was created Baroness Robson of Kiddington, of Kiddington in the County of Oxfordshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 14 May 1974.1

Children of Inga-Stina Arvidsson, Baroness Robson of Kiddington and Sir Lawrence William Robson

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 2428. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]