David Francis Williamson, Baron Williamson of Horton1

M, #191981, b. 8 May 1934, d. 30 August 2015
Last Edited=12 Apr 2020
     David Francis Williamson, Baron Williamson of Horton was born on 8 May 1934 at Whitstable, Kent, England.2 He was the son of Samuel Charles Wathen Williamson and Marie Eileen Denney.3 He married Patricia Margaret Smith, daughter of Eric Cade Smith, in 1961.2 He died on 30 August 2015 at age 81 at Taunton, Somerset, England.2
     He was educated at Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, Kent, England.2 He was educated at Exeter College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He was with MAFF between 1958 and 1965.3 He was with MAFF between 1967 and 1977.3 He was Head of Milk and Milk Products Division and Marketing & Food Policy Divisions, MAFF between 1970 and 1974.3 He was Under-Secretary General of Agriculture Policy Group between 1974 and 1976.3 He was Under-Secretary General of EEC Group between 1976 and 1977.3 He was Deputy Director-General, Agriculture, European Commission between 1977 and 1983.3 He was Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Office between 1983 and 1987.2 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1984.1 He was Secretary-General, Commission of the European Communities between 1987 and 1997.3 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1998.1 He was director of Whitbread plc in 1998.2 He was created Baron Williamson of Horton, of Horton in the County of Somerset [U.K. Life Peer] on 5 February 1999.1

Children of David Francis Williamson, Baron Williamson of Horton and Patricia Margaret Smith

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.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4189. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Edward Henry Willis, Baron Willis1

M, #191982, d. 22 December 1992
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Edward Henry Willis, Baron Willis died on 22 December 1992.1
     He was created Baron Willis, of Chislehurst in the County of Kent [U.K. Life Peer] on 21 January 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.

Richard Thomas James Wilson, Baron Wilson of Dinton1

M, #191983, b. 11 October 1942
Last Edited=11 May 2020
     Richard Thomas James Wilson, Baron Wilson of Dinton was born on 11 October 1942.2 He is the son of Richard Ridley Wilson and Frieda Bell Finlay.2 He married Caroline Margaret Lee, daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Frank Lee, on 25 March 1972.2
     He was educated at Radley College, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England.2 He graduated from Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)2 He graduated from Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)2 He was admitted to Middle Temple in 1965 entitled to practise as a barrister.2 He was with the Board of Trade in 1966.2 He held the office of Assistant Secretary, Department of Energy between 1977 and 1982.2 He held the office of Under-Secretary, Department of Energy in 1982.2 He held the office of Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Office between 1987 and 1990.2 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1991.2 He held the office of Permanent Secretary, Department of Energy between 1992 and 1994.2 He held the office of Permanent Under-Secretary, Home Office between 1994 and 1997.2 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1997.2 He held the office of Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of Home Civil Service between 1998 and 2002.2 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 2001.1 He was Master in 2002 at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He was created Baron Wilson of Dinton, of Dinton in the County of Buckinghamshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 18 November 2002.1

Children of Richard Thomas James Wilson, Baron Wilson of Dinton and Caroline Margaret Lee

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 4208. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Paul Norman Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray1

M, #191984, d. 24 February 1980
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Paul Norman Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray died on 24 February 1980.1
     He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)1 He was created Baron Wilson of High Wray, of Kendal in the County of Cumbria [U.K. Life Peer] on 3 February 1976.1

Citations

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

Henry Stephen Wilson, Baron Wilson of Langside1

M, #191985, d. 23 November 1997
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Henry Stephen Wilson, Baron Wilson of Langside died on 23 November 1997.1
     He was appointed Queen's Counsel (Q.C.)1 He was created Baron Wilson of Langside, of Broughton in the County of Edinburgh [U.K. Life Peer] on 3 March 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.


Alfred Wilson, Baron Wilson of Radcliffe1

M, #191986, d. 25 January 1983
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Alfred Wilson, Baron Wilson of Radcliffe died on 25 January 1983.1
     He was created Baron Wilson of Radcliffe, of Radcliffe in the County Palatine of Lancaster [U.K. Life Peer] on 14 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.

James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx1

M, #191987, b. 11 March 1916, d. 24 May 1995
Last Edited=22 Oct 2018
Harold Wilson 2
     James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx was born on 11 March 1916.3 He was the son of James Herbert Wilson.3 He married Gladys Mary Baldwin, daughter of Reverend Daniel Baldwin, on 1 January 1940.3 He died on 24 May 1995 at age 79.1
     He was appointed Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.)1 He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)1 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.)1 James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx usually went by his middle name of Harold.1 He held the office of Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury between 16 October 1964 and 19 June 1970.4 He held the office of Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury between 4 March 1974 and 5 April 1976.4 He was created Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, of Kirklees in the County of West Yorkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 16 September 1983.1

Children of James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx and Gladys Mary Baldwin

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. [S200] Announcements, The Guardian, London, U.K.. Hereinafter cited as The Guardian.
  4. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  5. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

David Clive Wilson, Baron Wilson of Tillyorn1

M, #191988, b. 14 February 1935
Last Edited=11 May 2020
David Wilson, Baron Wilson of Tillyorn, 2008 2
     David Clive Wilson, Baron Wilson of Tillyorn was born on 14 February 1935.3 He is the son of Reverend William Skinner Wilson and Enid Sanders.3 He married Natasha Helen Mary Alexander, daughter of Bernard Gustav Alexander and Tatiana von Benckendorff, on 1 April 1967.2
     He was educated at Trinity College, Glenalmond, Perthshire, Scotland.1 He gained the rank of officer between 1953 and 1955 in the Black Watch.3 He graduated from Keble College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.)3 He was with the Diplomatic Service between 1958 and 1968.3 He held the office of editor of The China Quarterly between 1968 and 1974.3 He was with the Diplomatic Service in 1974.3 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1985.3 He was appointed Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.) in 1987.3 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1987.3 He held the office of Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Hong Kong between 1987 and 1992.3 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1991.3 He was created Baron Wilson of Tillyorn, of Finzean in the District of Kincardine and Deeside and of Fanling in Hong Kong [U.K. Life Peer] on 14 February 1992.1 He was chairman of Scottish Hydro-Electric between 1993 and 2000.3 He held the office of Chancellor of Aberdeen University in 1997.3 He was appointed Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 2000.1

Children of David Clive Wilson, Baron Wilson of Tillyorn and Natasha Helen Mary Alexander

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 4208. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Michael Platt Winstanley, Baron Winstanley1

M, #191989, b. 27 August 1918, d. 18 July 1993
Last Edited=16 Feb 2018
Michael Winstanley, Braon Winstanley 2
     Michael Platt Winstanley, Baron Winstanley was born on 27 August 1918 at Nantwich, Cheshire, England. He was the son of Sydney Adams Winstanley.3 He married Nancy Penney in 1945.3 He and Nancy Penney were divorced in 1952.3 He married Joyce Woodhouse in 1955.3 He died on 18 July 1993 at age 74.1
     He was registered as a Member, Royal College of Surgeons (M.R.C.S.)1 He was registered as a Licentiate, Royal College of Physicians, London (L.R.C.P.)1 He was a television and radio broadcaster between 1957 and 1993.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Cheadle between 1966 and 1970.3 He was created Baron Winstanley, of Urmston in Greater Manchester [U.K. Life Peer] on 23 January 1976.1

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

Professor Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston1

M, #191990
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Professor Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston was created Baron Winston, of Hammersmith in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham [U.K. Life Peer] on 18 December 1995.1

Citations

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