Ian Winterbottom, Baron Winterbottom1

M, #191991, d. 4 July 1992
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Ian Winterbottom, Baron Winterbottom died on 4 July 1992.1
     He was created Baron Winterbottom, of Clopton in the County of Northamptonshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 14 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.

John Frederick Wolfenden, Baron Wolfenden1

M, #191992, b. 26 June 1906, d. 18 January 1985
Last Edited=15 Aug 2014
     John Frederick Wolfenden, Baron Wolfenden was born on 26 June 1906 at Swindon, Wiltshire, England.2 He was the son of George Wolfenden and Emily Gaukroger.2 He married Eileen Le Mesurier Spilsbury, daughter of Alfred John Spilsbury, on 10 September 1932.2 He died on 18 January 1985 at age 78.1
     He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1 He was educated at Queen's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He held the office of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading in 1950.2 He was director of principal librarian of the British Museum between 1969 and 1973.2 He was created Baron Wolfenden, of Westcott in Surrey [U.K. Life Peer] on 12 July 1974.1

Children of John Frederick Wolfenden, Baron Wolfenden and Eileen Le Mesurier Spilsbury

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. [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.
  3. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Leonard Gordon Wolfson, Baron Wolfson1

M, #191993, b. 11 November 1927, d. 20 May 2010
Last Edited=9 Jul 2020
     Leonard Gordon Wolfson, Baron Wolfson was born on 11 November 1927.2 He was the son of Sir Isaac Wolfson, 1st Bt. and Edith Specterman.3 He married, firstly, Ruth Sterling, daughter of Ernest A Sterling, on 14 November 1949.2 He and Ruth Sterling were divorced in 1991.2 He married, secondly, Estelle Feldman on 1 September 1991.2 He died on 20 May 2010 at age 82.4
     He was educated at King's School, Worcestershire, EnglandG.2 He was managing director of GUS between 1963 and 1981.2 He was President of the Jewish Welfare Board between 1972 and 1982.2 He was appointed Knight in 1977.2 He was chairman of GUS between 1981 and 1996.2 He was created Baron Wolfson, of Marylebone in the City of Westminster [U.K. Life Peer] on 13 June 1985.1 He was Trustee of the Imperial War Museum between 1988 and 1994.2 He succeeded as the 2nd Baronet Wolfson [U.K., 1962] in 1991.2 He lived in 2003 at 8 Queen Anne Street, London, England.2

Children of Leonard Gordon Wolfson, Baron Wolfson and Ruth Sterling

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 4229. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

David Wolfson, Baron Wolfson of Sunningdale1

M, #191994, b. 1935
Last Edited=18 Jul 2020
     David Wolfson, Baron Wolfson of Sunningdale was born in 1935 at Willesden, London, England.2,3 He is the son of Charles K. Wolfson and Hylda D. Jarvis.4 He married, firstly, Patricia Elizabeth Rawlings, Baroness Rawlings, daughter of Louis Rawlings and Mary Boas de Winter, in 1962.3 He and Patricia Elizabeth Rawlings, Baroness Rawlings were divorced in 1967.3 He married, secondly, Susan E. Davis, daughter of Hugh Davis, in 1967.2
     He was educated at Clifton College, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.3 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1956 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)3 He graduated from Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.G, in 1959 with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)3 He was with GUS between 1960 and 1978.5 He was chairman of Alexon Group between 1982 and 1986.5 He was appointed Knight in 1984.5 He was chairman of Next plc between 1985 and 1987.5 He was created Baron Wolfson of Sunningdale, of Trevose in the County of Cornwall [U.K. Life Peer] on 26 March 1991.1 He was with GUS in 1993.5

Children of David Wolfson, Baron Wolfson of Sunningdale and Susan E. Davis

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. [S4691] Richard Rutter, "re: new Life Peers," e-mail message to e-mail address, 24 June 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: new Life Peers."
  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."
  4. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  6. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Harold Woolley, Baron Woolley1

M, #191995, d. 21 July 1986
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Harold Woolley, Baron Woolley died on 21 July 1986.1
     He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.)1 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1 He was created Baron Woolley, of Hatton in the County Palatine of Cheshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 18 January 1967.1

Citations

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


Kenneth John Woolmer, Baron Woolmer of Leeds1

M, #191996, b. 25 April 1940
Last Edited=26 Jul 2020
     Kenneth John Woolmer, Baron Woolmer of Leeds was born on 25 April 1940.2 He is the son of Joseph William Woolmer and Gertrude Mary (?)2 He married Janice Chambers in 1991.2
     He was educated at Kettering Grammar School, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England.2 He was educated at Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England.2 He was teacher in 1963 at Friern Road School, London, England.2 He was lecturer between 1963 and 1966 at Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England.2 He was lecturer between 1966 and 1968 at University of Ahmadu Bello, Zaria, Nigeria.2 He was lecturer between 1968 and 1979 at Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England.2 He held the office of Member of Leeds City Council between 1970 and 1978.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Batley and Morley between 1979 and 1983.2 He was principal of Halton Gill Associates, government relations consultants between 1979 and 1997.2 He was Director of Master of Business Administration Programmes between 1991 and 1997 at Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England.2 He was Dean of Leeds Business School between 1997 and 2000 at Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England.2 He was created Baron Woolmer of Leeds, of Leeds in the County of West Yorkshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 3 August 1999.1 He was director of Thornfield Properties plc in 2000.2

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 4241. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Barbara Frances Wootton, Baroness Wootton of Abinger1

F, #191997, d. 11 July 1988
Last Edited=25 Jul 2009
Barbara Wootton, Baroness Wootton of Abinger 2
     Barbara Frances Wootton, Baroness Wootton of Abinger died on 11 July 1988.1
     She was appointed Companion of Honour (C.H.)1 Her married name became Wright.1 She was created Baroness Wootton of Abinger, of Abinger Common in the County of Surrey [U.K. Life Peer] on 8 August 1958.1

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. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."

Lewis Tatham Wright, Baron Wright of Ashton-under-Lyne1

M, #191998, d. 16 September 1974
Last Edited=27 May 2006
     Lewis Tatham Wright, Baron Wright of Ashton-under-Lyne died on 16 September 1974.1
     He was given the name of Lewis Tatham Styles at birth.1 He was created Baron Wright of Ashton-under-Lyne, of Ashton-under-Lyne in the County Palatine of Lancaster [U.K. Life Peer] on 22 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.

Patrick Richard Henry Wright, Baron Wright of Richmond1

M, #191999, b. 28 June 1931
Last Edited=23 Aug 2020
     Patrick Richard Henry Wright, Baron Wright of Richmond was born on 28 June 1931.2 He is the son of Herbert H. S. Wright and Rachel Green.2 He married Virginia Anne Hannaford in 1958.2
     He was educated at Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant between 1950 and 1951 in the Royal Artillery.2 He was educated at Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He was with the Foreign Office between 1955 and 1991.2 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1974.2 He held the office of Ambassador to Luxembourg between 1977 and 1979.2 He held the office of Ambassador to Syria between 1979 and 1981.2 He held the office of Deputy Under-Secretary, Foreign and Commonwealth Office between 1982 and 1984.2 He held the office of Ambassador to Saudia Arabia between 1984 and 1986.2 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1989.1 He was director of Barclays Bank between 1991 and 1996.2 He was director of Unilever between 1991 and 1996.2 He held the office of Permanent Under-Secretary, Foreign and Commonwealth Office between 1991 and 1999.2 He was director of De La Rue between 1991 and 2000.2 He was director of BP between 1991 and 2000.2 He was director of BAA between 1992 and 1998.2 He was created Baron Wright of Richmond, of Richmond upon Thames in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames [U.K. Life Peer] on 10 February 1994.1

Children of Patrick Richard Henry Wright, Baron Wright of Richmond and Virginia Anne Hannaford

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 4251. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood, V.C.1

M, #192000, b. 9 February 1838, d. 2 December 1919
Last Edited=10 Jun 2013
Henry Evelyn Wood, V.C.2
     Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood, V.C. was born on 9 February 1838 at Cressing, Essex, EnglandG.1 He was the son of Reverend Sir John Page Wood, 2nd Bt. and Emma Caroline Michell.3 He married Hon. Mary Paulina Anne Southwell, daughter of Lt.-Col. Hon. Arthur Francis Southwell and Mary Anne Agnes Dillon, on 19 September 1867.4 He died on 2 December 1919 at age 81 at Harlow, Essex, EnglandG.1 He was buried at Aldershot Military Cemetery, Aldershot, Hampshire, EnglandG.1
     Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood, V.C. usually went by his middle name of Evelyn.4 He gained the rank of Midshipman in the Naval Brigade.5 He fought in the Crimean War.2 On 18 June 1855 he was severely wounded in scaling-ladder party of Naval Brigade before Sebastopol in attack on Redan.4 He gained the rank of officer in the Royal Navy (R.N.)4 He was awarded the Crimean Medal.4 He gained the rank of officer in the 90th Regiment.4 He fought in the Indian Mutiny in 1857.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 17th Lancers.1 He fought in the Indian Mutiny in 1859.5 He was awarded the Victoria Cross (V.C.) on 4 September 1860, for his actions on 29 September 1859.1 He fought in the Ashanti War.2 He was a barrister at Middle Temple in 1874.4 He fought in the Zulu War.2 He fought in the First Boer War in 1883.2 He was commander of the E District troops of Colchester between 1886 and 1888.4 He fought in the Mahdist War.2 He was commander of the troops at Aldershot between 1888 and 1893.4 He gained the rank of Quarter-Master General (Q.M.G.) between 1893 and 1897.4 He gained the rank of Adjutant-General (Adj.-Gen.) between 1897 and 1901.4 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.)1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.)1 He was commander of the Second Army Corps District between 1901 and 1904.4 He gained the rank of Field Marshal.4 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.4 He wrote the book From Midshipman to Field Marshal, published 1906, auto-biography.5 He was awarded the Chevalier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.4 He was awarded the Knight, Order of Medjidie.4 He held the office of Gold Stick between 1907 and 1919.4 He held the office of Constable of the Tower of London between 1911 and 1919.5 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)4 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Essex.4

Children of Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood, V.C. and Hon. Mary Paulina Anne Southwell

Citations

  1. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage: The men behind the medal (London, U.K.: Pan Books, 2004), page 685. Hereinafter cited as Symbol of Courage.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage, page 94.