Leigh's Update Board
12 Jul 2018 recorded death of John Dunn Laird, Baron Laird [L]
12 Jul 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Deborah Clare Bull, who took the
title of Baroness Bull
11 Jul 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir David William Kinloch Anderson, who
took the title of Baron Anderson of Ipswich
11 Jul 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Rosel Marie Boycott, who took
the title of Baroness Boycott
11 Jul 2018 recorded death of Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, 6th Baron Carrington
and Baron Carington of Upton  [L]
6 Jul 2018 recorded death of Terence James Thomas, Baron Thomas of Macclesfield  [L]
5 Jul 2018 recorded death of Sir David Cecil Smith  [Kt Bach 1986]
5 Jul 2018 recorded election of the Earl of Devon as an elected hereditary
peer, replacing Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
3 Jul 2018 recorded death of Sir Anthony George Touche, 3rd baronet  [UK 1920]
3 Jul 2018 recorded apparent death of Sir Anthony Edward Norman Bellingham,
8th baronet   [GB 1796]
2 Jul 2018 recorded death of Dame Gillian Barbara Lynne  [DBE 2013]
28 Jun 2018 recorded death of Norman Anthony Godman, MP for Greenock and Port
Glasgow 1983-1997 and Greenock and Inverclyde 1997-2001
27 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Roderick John Inglis, 10th baronet  [NS 1703]
27 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Alexander John Randall, who took
the title of Baron Randall of Uxbridge
25 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Seymour Vivian Gilbart-Denham  [KCVO 2002]
24 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Edward Henry Garnier, who took
the title of Baron Garnier
24 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Alan Gordon Barraclough Haselhurst,
who took the title of Baron Haselhurst
23 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir John Charles Cave, 5th baronet  [UK 1896]
23 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Diana Francesca Caroline Clare Barran,
who took the title of Baroness Barran
23 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Iain Mackenzie McNicol, who took the
title of Baron McNicol of West Kilbride
23 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Paula Christina Bryan, who took the
title of Baroness Bryan of Partick
23 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Amanda Jacqueline Sater, who
took the title of Baroness Sater
23 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Robert Thomas William McCrea, who
took the title of Baron McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown
23 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Catherine Irene Jacqueline Meyer,
who took the title of Baroness Meyer
23 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Peter Bruce Lilley, who took
the title of Baron Lilley
23 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Eric Jack Pickles, who took
the title of Baron Pickles
22 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Laurence Whistler Street  [KCMG 1976]
21 Jun 2018 recorded death of (William) Oulton Wade, Baron Wade of Chorlton  [L]
21 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir John Adam Thomson  [GCMG 1985]
19 Jun 2018 recorded death of Donald Euan Palmer Howard, 4th Baron Strathcona
and Mount Royal
19 Jun 2018 recorded death of Archibald George Montgomerie, 18th Earl of Eglinton
and 6th Earl of Winton
15 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew Guy Tyrie, who took
the title of Baron Tyrie
15 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Frederick John Atkinson  [KCB 1978]
12 Jun 2018 recorded death of Irving Thomas Stuttaford, MP for Norwich South
1970-Feb 1974
11 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir (Thomas) Neil Morris Waters  [Kt Bach 1995]
11 Jun 2018 added all new knights and dames included in the Queen's Birthday Honours List
  (including the New Zealand Honours List), together with new appointments of
Companions of Honour
6 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Desmond George Lorenz de Silva  [Kt Bach 2011]
5 Jun 2018 recorded death of William Howie, Baron Howie of Troon  [L]
2 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Clive Christopher Hugh Elliott, 4th baronet  [UK 1917]
2 Jun 2018 recorded death of John Julius Cooper, 2nd Viscount Norwich
30 May 2018 recorded death of John Tapling Fremantle, 5th Baron Cottesloe
 
29 May 2018 recorded death of Sir Rupert Charles Bromley, 10th baronet  [GB 1757]
 
 
26 May 2018 recorded death of Sir Miles Garth Hunt-Davis  [GCVO 2010]
20 May 2018 details announced of 13 new life peerages to be created. These will be
added to the relevant pages as they are created
20 May 2018 recorded granting of knighthood to David Anthony Evennett, MP for Erith &
Crayford 1983-1997 and Bexleyheath & Crayford since 2005
20 May 2018 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Shami Chakrabarti,
Baroness Chakrabarti  [L]
20 May 2018 recorded death of Sir James Henry Fuller Eberle  [GCB 1980]
19 May 2018 recorded creation of peerages for Prince Henry of Wales, who now
becomes Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel
19 May 2018 recorded death of Sir John Leslie Carrick  [KCMG 1981]
19 May 2018 recorded death of Sir Emile Rudolph Gumbs  [Kt Bach 1994]
19 May 2018 recorded death of Sir John Ferguson (Ian) Denholm  [Kt Bach 1989]
18 May 2018 recorded death of James Callaghan, MP for Middleton and Prestwich
Feb 1974-1983 and Heywood and Middleton 1983-1997
14 May 2018 recorded death of Tessa Jane Helen Douglas Jowell, Baroness Jowell  [L]
9 May 2018 recorded death of Sir Keith Alec Williamson  [GCB 1982]
5 May 2018 recorded death of Paul Wyatt Dick  [PC Canada 1986]
4 May 2018 recorded death of Sir John Devereux Treacher   [KCB 1975]
4 May 2018 recorded result of by-election in the constituency of West Tyrone,
following the resignation of Barry McElduff
3 May 2018 recorded death of Sir Reginald Robert Barnewall, 13th baronet  [I 1623]
2 May 2018 recorded death of Peter Temple-Morris, Baron Temple-Morris  [L]
30 Apr 2018 recorded death of former Speaker of the House Michael John Martin,
Baron Martin of Springburn  [L]
27 Apr 2018 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Sir Peter David William
Coulson, Robert Goodwill, Sir George Andrew Midsomer Leggatt and
Kevan David Jones
24 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Michael John Newington  [KCMG 1992]
24 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Lawrence Hugh Williams, 9th baronet  [GB 1798]
This baronetcy has now become extinct
24 Apr 2018 recorded death of Anne Gibson, Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen  [L]
24 Apr 2018 recorded appointment of Dame (Florence) Mary Fagan as a Lady Companion
of the Garter, and Alan Henry Brooke, 3rd Viscount Brookeborough as 
a Knight Companion of the Garter
24 Apr 2018 recorded death of Keith Ashfield  [PC Canada 2008]
20 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Roger James Elliott  [Kt Bach 1987]
20 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Peter Anson, 7th baronet  [UK 1831]
14 Apr 2018 recorded death of Dame Daphne Marjorie Sheldrick  [DBE 2005]
14 Apr 2018 added note regarding Sir Spencer Pocklington Maryon Maryon-Wilson,
11th baronet  [E 1661]
11 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Peter de Lacey Le Cheminant  [KCB 1972, GBE 1978]
7 Apr 2018 recorded death of Gwilym Edffrwd Roberts, MP for Bedfordshire South
1966-1970 and Cannock Feb 1974-1983
7 Apr 2018 recorded death of Edward Henry Kenelm Digby, 12th Baron Digby
5 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Michael Addison John Wheeler-Booth  [KCB 1994]
5 Apr 2018 added note regarding an amusing incident in the life of Sir (John)
Evelyn Leslie Wrench  [Kt Bach 1932, KCMG 1960]
4 Apr 2018 recorded death of Geoffrey Hugh Dodsworth, MP for Hertfordshire
South West Feb 1974-1979
4 Apr 2018 expanded note regarding the earldom of Egmont so as to include 
information on the claimants who appeared in 1929 following the death
of the 8th Earl
4 Apr 2018 recorded death of Jack Leslie Vernon, 7th Baron Lyveden
3 Apr 2018 recorded death of Doreen Mary [Drue] Heinz  [Hon DBE 1995]
1 Apr 2018 added note regarding an amusing anecdote relating to Hugh Burdett
Money-Coutts, 6th Lord Latymer
1 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Erskine William Gladstone KG, 7th baronet  [UK 1846]
31 Mar 2018 recorded death (at the age of 101) of Saul Mark Cherniak  [PC Canada 1984]
31 Mar 2018 recorded death of Josephine Farrington, Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton  [L]
30 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir John Grimley Evans  [Kt Bach 1997]
30 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Eric Paul McClintock  [Kt Bach 1981]
29 Mar 2018 added note regarding an incident in the childhood of Sir Charles
Edward Kingsford-Smith  [Kt Bach 1932]
29 Mar 2018 added note regarding the death of Sir Hussey Burgh Fairlie-Cuninghame,
14th baronet  [NS 1630]
28 Mar 2018 added note regarding Sir Nicholas Lawless, 1st baronet  [I 1776]
28 Mar 2018 added note regarding Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor  [Kt Bach 1955]
28 Mar 2018 added note regarding Sir Peter David George Terry  [GCB 1982]
25 Mar 2018 recorded death of Michael Cecil John Barnes, MP for Brentford and
Chiswick 1966-Feb 1974
23 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir James Lamb Weatherall  [KBE 1989, KCVO 2000]
22 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Andrew James Gilbart   [Kt Bach 2015]
21 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir William Aldous  [Kt Bach 1988, PC 1995]
21 Mar 2018 added note regarding Sir Benjamin Parnell Bromhead, 4th baronet  [UK 1806]
20 Mar 2018 added note (under Representative Peers - Ireland) regarding the unsuccessful
attempt to revive the election of Irish Representative Peers in 1966
20 Mar 2018 recorded death of Ivor Seward Richard, Baron Richard  [L]
20 Mar 2018 recorded death of Roger Nicholas Edwards, Baron Crickhowell  [L]
16 Mar 2018 recorded death of Philip Warren Hawksley, MP for The Wrekin 1979-1987
and Halesowen and Stourbridge 1992-1997
15 Mar 2018 recorded death of Brenda Dean, Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde  [L]
14 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Richard Bernard Frank Stewart Body  [Kt Bach 1986]
MP for Billericay 1955-1959, Holland with Boston 1966-1997 and Boston and
Skegness 1997-2001
14 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Derrick Holden-Brown  [Kt Bach 1979]
14 Mar 2018 recorded death of Stephen William Hawking  [CH 1989]
14 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Charles Garnet Richard Mark Wolseley, 11th baronet
[E 1628]
12 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Arthur [Ken] Dodd  [Kt Bach 2017]
12 Mar 2018 recorded death of Other Robert Ivor Windsor-Clive, 3rd Earl of Plymouth
12 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir John Archibald Ford  [KCMG 1977]
10 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir John Edward Sulston  [Kt Bach 2001, CH 2017]
9 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir (Theodore) Wilson Harris  [Kt Bach 2010]
7 Mar 2018 recorded death of Bernard Harold Ian Halley Stewart, Baron Stewartby  [L]
MP for Hitchin Feb 1974-1983 and Hertfordshire North 1983-1992 
[PC 1989, Kt Bach 1991]
6 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir William Hepburn McAlpine, 6th baronet  [UK 1918]
5 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister  [Kt Bach 1975, CH 2016]
2 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir William Jonathan Frederick North, 2nd baronet  [UK 1920]
1 Mar 2018 recorded death of Muriel Winifred Turner, Baroness Turner of Camden [L]
1 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Bertram Adam Scott  [KCVO 1989]
27 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Paul Christopher Jenkins  [KCB 2012]
26 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Donald Bruce Murray  [Kt Bach 1988, PC 1989]
25 Feb 2018 recorded death [at the age of 100] of Sir Durward Randolph Knowles
[Kt Bach 1996]
23 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Peter Ted Squire  [KCB 1997 and GCB 2000]
22 Feb 2018 recorded death of William Franklin [Billy] Graham  [Hon KBE 2001]
21 Feb 2018 recorded death of Dame Margaret Louise Fry  [DBE 1988]
20 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir John Orr  [Kt Bach 2001]
15 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir (Robert) Bruce Martin  [Kt Bach 1992]
15 Feb 2018 recorded death of H.R.H. Prince Henrik of Denmark  [Hon GCVO, Hon GCB
and Hon GCMG]
14 Feb 2018 recorded death of Alan Victor Harold Brooke, 3rd Viscount Alanbrooke.
This peerage now becomes extinct
13 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Alan Rushton Battersby  [Kt Bach 1992]
13 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Lawrence Byford  [Kt Bach 1984]
12 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Nicholas Michael Shehadie  [Kt Bach 1976]
12 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Julian St.John Loyd  [KCVO 1990]
9 Feb 2018 recorded granting of knighthood to Timothy Miles Fancourt and Damehood to
Christina Caroline Lambert on their appointments as Justices of the High Court
6 Feb 2018 recorded death of Peter Axel William Locke King, 5th Earl of Lovelace
This peerage now becomes extinct
2 Feb 2018 recorded death [at the age of 102] of Sir Alan Graham Dawtry  [Kt Bach 1974]
2 Feb 2018 recorded death of Stewart Ross Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of 
Houndwood  [L]  [KT 2002]
2 Feb 2018 recorded death of the Rt Rev John Morier Bickersteth  [KCVO 1989]
2 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Gerald Henry Elliot  [Kt Bach 1986]
1 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Peter North Miller  [Kt Bach 1988]
1 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Douglas Charles Lowe  [KCB 1974, GCB 1977]
31 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Cyril Julian Hebden Taylor  [Kt Bach 1989, GBE 2003]
30 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Henry Brooke  [Kt Bach 1988, PC 1996]
30 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Robert Daniel George [Robin] David  [Kt Bach 1995]
27 Jan 2018 recorded death of Dame Beulah Rosemary Bewley  [DBE 1999]
26 Jan 2018 recorded creation of GCMG for Emmanuel Neville Cenac on his appointment as
Governor General of St. Lucia
24 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir (Robert) James Ball   [Kt Bach 1984]
21 Jan 2018 uploaded expanded files ("peerrecords" and "baronetsintro") which contain 
"Honour Rolls" for peers and baronets respectively, being listings of all peers
and baronets and their heirs apparent and presumptive who died in the two
World Wars
20 Jan 2018 recorded death of Arthur Davidson, MP for Accrington 1966-1983
20 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir (Edward) John Cullen  [Kt Bach 1991]
18 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir (Herbert) Keith Speed, MP for Meriden 1968-Feb 1974
and Ashford Oct 1974-1997
17 Jan 2018 recorded death of Olive Mary Wendy Nicol, Baroness Nicol  [L]
13 Jan 2018 added note regarding the death of Sir Donald Friell McLeod  [KCSI 1866]
13 Jan 2018 added note regarding Sir Charles Blake Cochran  [Kt Bach 1948]
13 Jan 2018 recorded granting of Damehood to Sara Elizabeth Cockerill on her appointment
as a Justice of the High Court
13 Jan 2018 recorded appointment of Sir Séamus Treacy to the Privy Council
13 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Angus Durie Miller Farquharson  [KCVO 2009]
13 Jan 2018 recorded death of Michael John Hare, 2nd Viscount Blakenham
12 Jan 2018 recorded death of Gwilym Ednyfed Hudson-Davies, MP for Conway
1966-1970 and Caerphilly 1979-1983
12 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Frank Leslie Price  [Kt Bach 1966]
9 Jan 2018 recorded granting of Damehood to Sandra Prunella Mason on her
appointment as Governor-General of Barbados
9 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Robert Bayley Emilius Laurie, 7th baronet  [UK 1834]
9 Jan 2018 added note regarding Sir Peter James Blake  [KBE 1995]
8 Jan 2018 recorded death of Peter Denis Sutherland  [Hon KCMG 2004]
8 Jan 2018 added note regarding Sir Colin Muir Barber  [KBE 1952]
8 Jan 2018 added note regarding Sir George Corrie Bird  [KCIE 1898]
6 Jan 2018   added note regarding Sir Henry Benbow  [KCB 1902]
6 Jan 2018 added notes regarding the awarding of posthumous knighthoods to Sir
Robert Keith Arbuthnot, 4th baronet and Horace Lambert Alexander Hood,
both of whom were killed in the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916
5 Jan 2018 added note regarding the death of Archibald John Arthur Wavell,
2nd and last Earl Wavell
 
3 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Brian Thomas Neill  [Kt Bach 1978 and PC 1985]
 
 
31 Dec 2017 recorded death of Dame Cheryll Beatrice Sotheran  [DNZM 1999]
31 Dec 2017 added new knights and dames appointed to the New Zealand Order of 
Merit
30 Dec 2017 recorded appointments of Baron Bragg, Lady Antonia Fraser and Margaret
Macmillan as Companions of Honour
30 Dec 2017 recorded appointment of Richard John Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 10th
Duke of Buccleuch and 12th Duke of Queensberry as a Knight of the Thistle
30 Dec 2017   added all new knights and dames included in the New Year Honours List
30 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir George Jeremy ffolliott Chance, 4th baronet  [UK 1900]
28 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Geoffrey Charles Wardale  [KCB 1979]
24 Dec 2017 recorded death of Eric Moonman, MP for Billericay 1966-1970 and 
Basildon Feb 1974-1979
24 Dec 2017 recorded appointment as KCVO of Jonathan Mark Marsden, late Director
of the Royal Collection and Surveyor of the Queen's Works of Art
23 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter David George Terry  [KCB 1977 and GCB 1982]
22 Dec 2017 recorded death of Charles Randolph Quirk, Baron Quirk [L]
17 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Bryan William Baker  [Kt Bach 1997]
15 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Hereward Wake, 14th baronet  [E 1621]. At the time 
of his death he was the oldest living baronet
13 Dec 2017 recorded death of Alan D'Ardis Erskine-Murray, 14th Lord Elibank
7 Dec 2017 added note regarding the death of Charles Joseph Leicester Stanhope, 
10th Earl of Harrington
7 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir John Henry Geers Cotterell, 6th baronet [UK 1805]
6 Dec 2017 recorded death of Michael I, former King of Romania 1927-1930 and 1940-1947
[Hon GCVO 1938]
5 Dec 2017 recorded death of James Hood, MP for Clydesdale 1987-2005 and
Lanark and Hamilton East 2005-2015
5 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Richard David Michael Richardson-Bunbury, 
5th baronet  [I 1787]
4 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Martin Charles Nourse  [Kt Bach 1980, PC 1985]
4 Dec 2017 added note regarding the baronetcy of Dymoke, and that family's history
as hereditary King's or Queen's Champions
4 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter Alexander Burt  [Kt Bach 2003]
30 Nov 2017 recorded death of (James) Robert Howie  [PC Canada 1979]
29 Nov 2017 recorded death of Johan van Zyl Steyn, Baron Steyn  [L]
29 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Lamonte Stuart  [Kt Bach 1977]
29 Nov 2017 expanded note regarding the Rivett-Carnac baronetcy
28 Nov 2017 recorded conferral of knighthood on Antony James Zacaroli on his
appointment as a Justice of the High Court
23 Nov 2017 recorded death of Derek Coates Barber, Baron Barber of Tewkesbury [L]
At the time of his death he was the oldest living peer, a title which has
changed ownership three times in the last two weeks
23 Nov 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir John Nicholas Reynolds Houghton,
who took the title of Baron Houghton of Richmond 
21 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter Derek Carr  [Kt Bach 2007]
21 Nov 2017 recorded appointment of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as a Knight
Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order [GCVO]
19 Nov 2017 recorded death of William Henry Pitt, MP for Croydon North West 1981-1983
18 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir (James) Hugh Neill  [KCVO 1996]
18 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Christopher John Pitchford  [Kt Bach 2001 and PC 2010]
16 Nov 2017 recorded death of Dame Pauline Frances Engel  [DBE 1995]
16 Nov 2017 recorded death of João Manuel Hall-Themido  [Hon GCVO 1985]
15 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Richard Charles Chandos Hardy, 5th baronet  [UK 1876]
This baronetcy has now become extinct
15 Nov 2017 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of John Mark Lancaster, Eleanor
Fulton Laing, Nicholas Richard Hurd and Samuel Wilson
15 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Brian John Hill  [Kt Bach 1989]
15 Nov 2017 recorded, somewhat belatedly, the death of George Rupert Monckton-
Arundell, 12th Viscount Galway
14 Nov 2017 recorded death of Peter Michael Imbert, Baron Imbert [L]
14 Nov 2017 recorded death of Jeremy Nicholas Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of
Lullington [L]. He was the oldest living peer for one day only following
the death of Baron Langford
14 Nov 2017 recorded death of Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy, 9th Baron Langford,
the longest-lived peer on record
14 Nov 2017 added note regarding the events which occurred in January 1875 at 
the funeral of Sir Thomas Edward Blake, 13th baronet
14 Nov 2017 recorded death (in January 2014) of Sir Anthony Teilo Bruce Blake, 18th
baronet  [I 1622]
12 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Arlington Griffith Butler  [KCMG 1996]
11 Nov 2017 uploaded expanded "Baronets - Introduction" page, which now contains a 
substantial number of records relating to the baronetage
10 Nov 2017 added note regarding Sir Vauncey Harpur-Crewe, 10th baronet  [E 1626]
10 Nov 2017 added note regarding Sir Nigel Courtenay Musgrave, 13th baronet
10 Nov 2017 updated note regarding Sir John David Rees, 1st baronet, to include
  information on a curious provision in his will
9 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Reginald Louis Secondé  [KCMG 1980]
8 Nov 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Richard John Carew Chartres, who
took the title of Baron Chartres
8 Nov 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, who took
the title of Baron Hogan-Howe
8 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Gavin Harry Laird  [Kt Bach 1995]
7 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir John Manduell  [Kt Bach 1989]
7 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Michael Anthony Latham [Kt Bach 1993], MP for
Melton 1974-1983 and Rutland and Melton 1983-1992
7 Nov 2017 recorded the death of Sir Roger Moon, 6th baronet, one month before
his 103rd birthday. At the time of his death he was the oldest living baronet
4 Nov 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Christopher Edward Wollaston 
MacKenzie Geidt, who took the title of Baron Geidt
3 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir John Lawrence Kennaway, 5th baronet
1 Nov 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Ian Duncan Burnett, who took
the title of Baron Burnett of Maldon
1 Nov 2017 recorded death of Frank Doran, MP for Aberdeen South 1987-1992,
Aberdeen Central 1997-2005 and Aberdeen North 2005-2015
1 Nov 2017 recorded death of Candice Kathleen Atherton, MP for Falmouth and
Camborne 1997-2005
29 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Ninian Martin Stephen  [KG 1994, PC 1979]
29 Oct 2017 recorded (albeit 16 months after the event) the death of John Michael
Howard Whitfield, 2nd Baron Kenswood
25 Oct 2017 recorded conferral of knighthoods upon Simon James Bryan, Akhlaq Ur-Rahman
Choudhury, Jonathan Lionel Cohen, Julian Nicholas Goose, Julian Bernard
Knowles, Peter Richard Lane, Mathhew James Nicklin, Martin Benedict Spencer
and David Basil Williams, and damehoods upon Gwynneth Francis Knowles,
Jane Clare Moulder and Amanda Louise Yip on their appointment as Justices
of the High Court
25 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter Edward Bairsto  [KBE 1981]
25 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter William John Reynolds  [Kt Bach 1985]
25 Oct 2017 recorded death of Victor George Spencer, 3rd Viscount Churchill and 6th
Baron Churchill. The viscountcy now becomes extinct, and the barony
passes to the late Viscount's cousin
23 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir David Todd  [Kt Bach 1995]
21 Oct 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Theodore Thomas More Agnew,
who took the title of Baron Agnew of Oulton
21 Oct 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Rona Alison Fairhead, who took the 
title of Baroness Fairhead
20 Oct 2017 recorded death of Peter Michael Pitfield  [PC Canada 1984]
18 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Robert Henry Bruce-Gardner, 3rd baronet
17 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Herbert William [Bert] Massie  [Kt Bach 2007]
13 Oct 2017 recorded conferral of knighthoods upon Michael Alan Penning, MP for Hemel
Hempstead, and Robert Syms, MP for Poole
13 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir John Stanley Marsh  [Kt Bach 1999]
13 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Richard Hull Swinburn  [KCB 1990]
13 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Clifford Straughn Husbands  [KA 1995 and GCMG 1996]
12 Oct 2017 recorded promotion of Sir Christopher Edward Wollaston MacKenzie
Geidt to GCVO
11 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Elgar Spencer Jenkins  [Kt Bach 1996]
4 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir John Leonard Hunt, MP for Bromley 1964-Feb 1974
and Ravensbourne Feb 1974-1997  [Kt Bach 1989]
2 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir (Albert) James Macqueen Craig  [GCMG 1983]
29 Sep 2017 added note regarding the correct descent of the baronetcy of Smith
of Eardiston  [UK 1809]
29 Sep 2017 added three new members of the Privy Council - Lord Keen of Elie, Sir
Donnell Deeny and Sir Ben Stephens
28 Sep 2017 added note regarding the murder of Sir Arthur Edward Vicars [KCVO 1903]
during the Irish War of Independence
28 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Richard Greenbury  [Kt Bach 1992]
27 Sep 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Thomas Fowell Victor Buxton, 
4th baronet
27 Sep 2017 added note regarding the successful claim made in 1878 to the Earldom
of Lindsay, together with an expansion of the note regarding the possible
claim discussed in Australian newspapers in 1913
26 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Brian Leon Barder  [KCMG 1991]
24 Sep 2017 recorded death of William Michie, MP for Sheffield Heeley 1983-2001
22 Sep 2017 recorded death of Christine Margaret Butler, MP for Castle Point 1997-2001
22 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Edward Macmillan Taylor, MP for Cathcart 1964-1979,
Southend East 1980-1997 and Rochford and Southend East 1997-2005
[Kt Bach 1991]
21 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Terence George Streeton  [KBE 1989]
21 Sep 2017 added note regarding the termination of the abeyance of the Barony
of Beaumont in 1896
21 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Trevor Poulton Hughes  [KCB 1982]
21 Sep 2017 recorded death of Ralph Henry Vere Cochrane, 4th Baron Cochrane of Cults
20 Sep 2017 added note regarding the family history of the Agnew baronets created in 1629
20 Sep 2017 added note regarding Sir William Cunliffe Brooks, 1st and only baronet
18 Sep 2017 added note regarding the ghost of Burton Agnes Hall, home of the 
Boynton baronets
18 Sep 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Arthur Percy Douglas, 5th baronet 
[GB 1777]
18 Sep 2017 added note regarding the death of Jane, Lady Molesworth, widow of
Sir Lewis William Molesworth, 11th baronet  [E 1689]
18 Sep 2017 added note regarding Sir John Beverley Robinson, 4th baronet  [UK 1854]
16 Sep 2017 added note regarding Sir Anthony Hastings George  [KCMG 1943]
16 Sep 2017 added note regarding Philip Wharton, 1st and only Duke of Wharton
15 Sep 2017 added note regarding the two baronetcies of Lucas-Tooth
14 Sep 2017 added notes to all baronetcies that, to my knowledge, were created with
special remainders, together with extensive changes to notes relating
to peerages of the same nature
14 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Christopher John Royden, 5th baronet  [UK 1905]
14 Sep 2017 recorded death of Allan Joseph MacEachen  [PC Canada 1963]
13 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall  [Kt Bach 1977]
12 Sep 2017 recorded death of the Sultan of Kedah  [Hon GCB 1972]
11 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir David Robert Ford  [KBE 1987]
9 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Patrick Ledger Goodman  [Kt Bach 1995, GNZM 2009]
8 Sep 2017 added note regarding a claim to the barony of Eure made in 1977
8 Sep 2017 added note regarding the termination of the abeyance of the barony of
Wharton in 1916
7 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Edward Dillon Lott du Cann [KBE 1984], MP for
Taunton 1956-1987, PC 1964
5 Sep 2017 added note regarding the termination of the abeyance of the barony of
Furnivall in favour of Mary Frances Katherine Petre (later Dent), 19th Baroness
Furnivall in her own right
5 Sep 2017 added note regarding Sir Alastair George Lionel Joseph Miller,
6th baronet  [GB 1788]
5 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Anthony Adney Evans, 2nd baronet  [UK 1920]
4 Sep 2017 added note regarding the attempt by the Duke of Atholl to claim the 
Earldom of Oxford in 1912
4 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir (John) Alan Thomas  [Kt Bach 1993]
3 Sep 2017 recorded death of Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 10th Duke of
Richmond and 5th Duke of Gordon
31 Aug 2017 added lengthy note regarding the unsuccessful claim made by Lord
Mowbray for the Earldom of Norfolk, which was decided in 1906
31 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir David Wing-cheung Tang  [KBE 2007]
31 Aug 2017 recorded death of Dame Margaret Elizabeth Harvey Turner-Warwick [DBE 1990]
30 Aug 2017 added note regarding the successful claim to the Viscountcy of Oxfuird
in 1977
30 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Bruce Adolph Reginald Tuck, 3rd baronet  [UK 1910]
30 Aug 2017 added note, under Fauconberg, regarding the successful petitions to
terminate the abeyances of the baronies of Fauconberg and Darcy de
Knayth, together with the unsuccessful petition to revive the barony
of Meinill, in 1903
29 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Francis Edward Cassel, 2nd baronet
29 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Anthony Mohun Leckonby Cope, 15th baronet
[E 1611]
29 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Henry David Shiffner, 8th baronet
26 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Headley Dymoke White, 3rd baronet
[UK 1922]
26 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir William Law Williams, 8th baronet  [UK 1866]
26 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Harry Leonard D'Arcy Waechter, 2nd baronet
22 Aug 2017 expanded note regarding Sir William Johnson, 1st baronet  [GB 1755]
20 Aug 2017 uploaded new Honorary Knights page, which, thanks to my friend Martin
Baertl, now contains a great amount of fresh information
20 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Colin Earl Meads  [KNZM 2009]
20 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Francis Akanu Ibiam [Hon KBE 1951 and KCMG 1962]
who renounced both honours in 1967
19 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson [Bruce Forsyth]
[Kt Bach 2011]
18 Aug 2017 added note regarding William Thomas Lewis, 1st Baron Merthyr
18 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir John Niall Henderson Blelloch  [KCB 1987]
18 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Montagu Roger Burgoyne, 8th baronet [E 1641]
17 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Berkeley Henry Sebastian Pigott, 5th baronet  [UK 1808]
17 Aug 2017 recorded death of Miles Alvery Gladwyn Jebb, 2nd Baron Gladwyn.
This peerage has now become extinct
17 Aug 2017 recorded death of David Robert Somerset, 11th Duke of Beaufort
16 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Richard Hanbury-Tenison  [KCVO 1995]
16 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Thomas Holte, 1st baronet  [E 1611]
16 Aug 2017 added note regarding Edward Marwood Elton, who claimed to be the nephew 
of the baronet of the same name, Sir Edward Marwood-Elton [1st and only
baronet], and the Sandridge Murder of 1870
 
15 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Henry Bromley, 1st Baron Montfort of
Horseheath
15 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir John Bland, 6th baronet  [E 1642]
14 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir William Fairbairn, 1st baronet  [UK 1869]
14 Aug 2017 added note regarding Joseph William Spearman, son and heir of Sir Joseph
Layton Elmes Spearman, 2nd baronet  [UK 1840]
13 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Charles Edward Hamilton, 1st
and only baronet  [UK 1892]
13 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Roger Bradyll Hulton, 3rd baronet
12 Aug 2017 added, under the House of Commons page which contains the constituency
of Buckingham, a note regarding Sir Harry Calvert Williams Verney, 4th
baronet, MP for Buckingham Dec 1910-1918
12 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Lionel Edward Hamilton Marmaduke
Darell, 6th baronet  [GB 1795]
12 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Harry Leonard d'Arcy Waechter, 2nd and
last baronet  [UK 1911]
9 Aug 2017 expanded note regarding the death of Sir John Godfrey Worsley-Taylor,
3rd baronet  [UK 1917]
9 Aug 2017 added note regarding Vera, Lady Hodge, widow of Sir Rowland Frederic
William Hodge, 1st baronet, who bequeathed her one farthing in his will
8 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir William Arrol  [Kt Bach 1890]
8 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Ian Francis Ley, 5th baronet  [UK 1905]
7 Aug 2017 recorded death of Dame Helen Anne Alexander  [DBE 2011]
7 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Bowater George Hamilton Vernon, 2nd baronet
7 Aug 2017 expanded note regarding the MacRobert baronetcy
7 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Andrew Ashton Waller Hills, 1st and only baronet,
so created at the age of five
7 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Guy Francis William Laking, 3rd baronet
7 Aug 2017 added dates of investiture of all Knights Bachelor created since June 2016
7 Aug 2017 recorded death of Joseph Kevin McNamara, MP for Hull North 1966-1974 
and 1983-2005, and Hull Central Feb 1974-1983
5 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Alcon Charles Copisarow  [Kt Bach 1988]
4 Aug 2017 recorded appointment of Rachel Anne Wells as a Dame Commander of the
Royal Victorian Order [DCVO]
4 Aug 2017 recorded death of Garry Richard Rushby Hart, Baron Hart of Chilton [L]
3 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir (Paul) Patrick Gordon Bateson  [Kt Bach 2003]
3 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir David John Graham  [KNZM 2011]
3 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Anthony David Colman  [Kt Bach 1993]
3 Aug 2017 recorded death of Christopher Nigel Beard, MP for Bexleyheath and
Crayford 1997-2005
3 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Francis Boughey, 8th baronet
3 Aug 2017 expanded note regarding the death of Sir Hervey Ronald Bruce, 5th baronet
3 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Edward Ion Beresford Grogan,
2nd baronet  [UK 1859]
1 Aug 2017 added note regarding a claim to the baronetcy of Carmichael [UK 1821]
made in 1908
1 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Francis David Sibbald Scott, 4th baronet  [UK 1806]
1 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Gervas Powell Glyn, 6th baronet  [GB 1759]
31 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir Richard Lloyd-Roberts  [Kt Bach 1951]
31 Jul 2017 expanded note regarding William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp
28 Jul 2017 recorded death of Roland Dunstan Moyle, MP for Lewisham North 1966-
Feb 1974 and Lewisham East Feb 1974-1983. PC 1978
26 Jul 2017 expanded note regarding William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley
25 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir George Alfred Julius  [Kt Bach 1929]
25 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir (Frederic) Truby King  [Kt Bach 1925]
25 Jul 2017 recorded death of Sir John Christopher Donne  [Kt Bach 1976]
25 Jul 2017 recorded death of Gary Peter Anthony Waller, MP for Brighouse and
Spenborough 1979-1983 and Keighley 1983-1997
24 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir William Alfred Waterlow, 1st baronet [UK 1930]
and his role in the "Great Portuguese Banknote Scandal" of 1925
22 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir William MacGregor  [KCMG 1889 and GCMG 1907]
22 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk  [Kt Bach 1844]
21 Jul 2017 recorded election of Lord Vaux of Harrowden as an elected hereditary
peer, replacing Baron Walpole
21 Jul 2017 recorded death of John Herbert McCluskey, Baron McCluskey  [L]
20 Jul 2017 recorded appointment of Ian Blackford to the Privy Council
18 Jul 2017 recorded death of Raymond Sackler  [Hon KBE 1995]
18 Jul 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Ian James Duncan, who took the 
title of Baron Duncan of Springbank
18 Jul 2017 recorded death of the Very Rev. Dr. (Arthur) Wesley Carr  [KCVO 2006]
13 Jul 2017 recorded death of Sir Savile Aylmer Burdett, 11th baronet  [E 1665]
13 Jul 2017 recorded appointment of Felipe VI, King of Spain, as an Extra Knight
Companion of the Order of the Garter
12 Jul 2017 recorded death of Frederick Augustus Tuckman, MEP for Leicester 1979-1989
10 Jul 2017 expanded note regarding Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke
10 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir George Scovell  [GCB 1860]
10 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir John Scott [KCB 1865]
7 Jul 2017 recorded death of Michael Graham Ruddock Sandberg, Baron Sandberg [L]
6 Jul 2017 recorded death of James Duncan Gordon Davidson, MP for Aberdeenshire
West 1966-1970
4 Jul 2017 recorded death of Sir Richard Leon Paniguian  [Kt Bach 2015]
4 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir Archibald Levin Smith  [Kt Bach 1883]
3 Jul 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Wilfred Lawrence Hepton  [Kt Bach 1908]
3 Jul 2017 added note regarding Charles James FitzRoy, 6th Baron Southampton
30 Jun 2017 recorded death of Simone Veil  [Hon DBE 1998]
30 Jun 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Eric Merton Miller  [Kt Bach 1976]
29 Jun 2017 added note regarding Sir Henry Arthur Dalrymple Dalrymple-White,
2nd baronet  [UK 1926]
29 Jun 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir John Savage   [Kt Bach 1872]
29 Jun 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Lunnon Simpson  [Kt Bach 1887]
29 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Roger Grenfell Toulson  [Kt Bach 1996, PC 2007]
27 Jun 2017 recorded death of David Wylie Bleakley  [PC (NI) 1971]
27 Jun 2017 recorded appointment of Sir Keir Starmer to the Privy Council
27 Jun 2017 recorded death of Countess Alice Victoria Trolle-Wachtmeister 
[Hon GCVO 1983]
27 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Duncan Wallace McMullin  [PC 1980, Kt Bach 1987]
26 Jun 2017 recorded death of Robert Gordon Wilson, MP for Dundee East 1974-1987
26 Jun 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Laura Lee Wyld, who took the 
title of Baroness Wyld
23 Jun 2017 recorded death of former President of Botswana, Quett Ketumile
Joni Masire  [Hon GCMG 1991]
22 Jun 2017 recorded death of Adam Ivo Stuart Bligh, 11th Earl of Darnley
22 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Brian Leslie Graham Kenny  [GCB 1991]
20 Jun 2017 recorded death of Richard Gerard Long, 4th Viscount Long
20 Jun 2017 recorded death of Joel Goodman Joffe, Baron Joffe  [L]
19 Jun 2017 uploaded revised note regarding the fate of the Affleck baronetcy
17 Jun 2017 uploaded revised pages showing the various Knights, Dames and
Companions of Honour included in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List
17 Jun 2017 recorded death of Dame Diana Margaret Ellis  [DBE 2013]
16 Jun 2017 recorded death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl  [Hon GCMG]
16 Jun 2017 recorded death of Dame Nganeko Kaihau Minhinnick  [DNZM 2013]
15 Jun 2017 recorded death of Patricia Edwina Victoria Knatchbull, Countess
Mountbatten of Burma in her own right (2nd in line)
15 Jun 2017 recorded death of William Connoll Walker, MP for Perth and East Perthshire
1979-1983 and Tayside North 1983-1997
13 Jun 2017 uploaded revised House of Commons pages which reflect the changes
brought about by the 2017 General Election
13 Jun 2017 recorded death of Lady Mary Christina Holborow  [DCVO 2010]
12 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Rodney Gordon Touche, 2nd baronet  [UK 1962]
9 Jun 2017 added six new Knights/Dames announced in the 2017 New Zealand 
Queen's Birthday Honours List, being:-
* John Phillip Key GNZM
* Julie Claire Molloy Christie DNZM
* Peggy Gwendoline Koopman-Boyden DNZM
* Graeme Dingle KNZM
* Michael Niko Jones KNZM
* Timoti Samuel Karetu KNZM
 
9 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Owen Whitley Green  [Kt Bach 1984]
7 Jun 2017 recorded death of Robin Henry Charles Neville, 10th Baron Braybrooke
7 Jun 2017 recorded death of Thomas Edward Bridges, 2nd Baron Bridges
6 Jun 2017 recorded death (at the age of 100) of Edmund Willoughby Marsham
Cokayne, 3rd Baron Cullen of Ashbourne
6 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Bernard Evans Tomlinson  [Kt Bach 1988]
2 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Jeffrey Philip Tate  [Kt Bach 2016]
2 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Gordon Charles Brunton  [Kt Bach 1985]
2 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Stanley Clifford Simmons  [Kt Bach 1993]
2 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Robert Cyril Clarke   [Kt Bach 1993]
31 May 2017 recorded death of John Mark Taylor, MEP for Midlands East 1979-1984
and MP for Solihull 1983-2005
31 May 2017 recorded death of Sir Ronald Hobson  [KCVO 2006]
27 May 2017 recorded death (at the age of 101) of George Neville Clive Wigram, 
2nd Baron Wigram
26 May 2017 recorded death of Sir Alistair Allan Horne  [Kt Bach 2003]
26 May 2017 recorded death of Paul Stuart Keetch, MP for Hereford 1997-2010
25 May 2017 recorded death of Ronald George Atkey  [PC Canada 1979]
25 May 2017 recorded death of Francis Nigel Forman, MP for Carshalton 1976-1983
and Carshalton and Wallington 1983-1997
24 May 2017 recorded death of Eustace Hubert Beilby Gibbs, 3rd Baron Wraxall
24 May 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter Harvey Marychurch  [KCMG 1985]
24 May 2017 rercorded death of Sir Roger George Moore  [KBE 2003]
23 May 2017 recorded death of Sir Paul Rupert Judge  [Kt Bach 1996]
21 May 2017 updated Canadian Privy Council page to incorporate latest appointments
18 May 2017 recorded death of Hywel Rhodri Morgan, MP for Cardiff West 1987-2001
16 May 2017 recorded death of Sir David William Perceval Cooke, 12th baronet  [E 1661]
13 May 2017 recorded death of Mauno Henrik Koivisto, former President of Finland  [Hon KBE]
13 May 2017 recorded death of Jayantilal Keshavji [Andy] Chande  [Hon KBE 2003]
13 May 2017 recorded death of Ian Candlish Kirkwood, Lord Kirkwood  [Lord of Session]
11 May 2017 recorded death of Ernest Jackson Lawson Soulsby, Baron Soulsby
of Swaffham Prior  [L]
10 May 2017 recorded death of Sir John Henry Douglas Whitmore, 2nd baronet  [UK 1954]
9 May 2017 recorded death of Hugh Swynnerton Thomas, Baron Thomas of Swynnerton  [L]
6 May 2017 recorded appointment of new Governor General of Papua New Guinea,
Robert Dadae, as a GCMG
3 May 2017 recorded death of Sir Geoffrey Holland  [KCB 1989]
1 May 2017 recorded death of Sir James Brooke Fairbairn, 6th baronet  [UK 1869]
28 Apr 2017 recorded death of Raj Kumar Bagri, Baron Bagri  [L]
26 Apr 2017 recorded appointments of Gavin Laurence Barwell and Melvyn John Stride
to the Privy Council
26 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir Ewen Alastair John Fergusson  [GCVO and GCMG 1992]
25 Apr 2017 recorded death of Michael Charles Williams, Baron Williams of Baglan [L]
24 Apr 2017 recorded appointment of Sir Gary Robert Hickinbotom to the Privy Council
24 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir Julian Gordon Priestley  [KCMG 2007]
11 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir Thomas Agnew Beevor, 7th baronet  [GB 1784]
11 Apr 2017 recorded death of Dame Mary Katherine Mumford, Lady Herries (15th in line)
11 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir (John) Arnold Clark  [Kt Bach 2004]
9 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir Arthur Douglas Myers  [KNZM 2009]
7 Apr 2017 recorded death of John Denis Fraser, MP for Norwood 1966-1997
4 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter James Lawler  [Kt Bach 1981]
3 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir John Emsley Fretwell   [GCMG 1987]
29 Mar 2017 recorded death of Gwilym Prys Prys-Davies, Baron Prys-Davies [L]
27 Mar 2017 recorded election of the 4th Baron Colgrain to replace the late
Baron Lyell as an elected hereditary peer
27 Mar 2017 recorded appointments of Tobias Ellwood and Ben Wallace to the 
Privy Council
26 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian  [GCMG 1996]
26 Mar 2017 recorded death of Piers John Shirley Dixon, MP for Truro 1970-Oct 1974
23 Mar 2017 recorded death of William Hubert Rompkey  [PC Canada 1980]
21 Mar 2017 recorded death of James Martin Pacelli McGuinness, MP for Mid Ulster 
1997-2013
21 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir Brian Eric Christopher Ohlson, 3rd baronet  [UK 1920]
17 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir Derek Alton Walcott  [KCSL 2016]
17 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir (Oswald) Nigel Amherst Cecil  [KBE 1979]
15 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir John Lang Macpherson Fayrer, 4th baronet. This
baronetcy now becomes extinct
15 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir Clive Bossom, 2nd baronet, MP for Leominster 1959-1974
14 Mar 2017 added note regarding Lady Constance Blanche Alethea Mary Foljambe,
daughter of the 1st Earl of Liverpool (creation of 1905), who caused a
sensation in 1911 when she disappeared on her wedding day
14 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir Probyn Ellsworth Inniss  [Kt Bach 1976]
14 Mar 2017 recorded death of Luigi Barbarito  [Hon GCVO 1996]
10 Mar 2017 expanded note regarding the Berkeley Peerage Case 
10 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir (Gordon) Howard Eliot Hodgkin  [Kt Bach 1992, CH 2002]
9 Mar 2017 added note regarding Sir Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook, 4th baronet
[UK 1886], the most-married baronet
8 Mar 2017 expanded note regarding the dormant Gardner peerage
7 Mar 2017 recorded death of Dame (Elizabeth) Anne Griffiths  [DCVO 2005]
6 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir Adrian de la Bere, 3rd baronet [UK 1953]. This baronetcy
now becomes extinct.
4 Mar 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir James Alexander Kirkpatrick, 
10th baronet  [NS 1685]
4 Mar 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Edward Montagu Andrew Bradford,
3rd baronet [UK 1902]
3 Mar 2017 expanded note regarding the claim to the Menzies baronetcy
3 Mar 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Vivian Tyrell Champion de Crespigny,
8th and last baronet  [UK 1805]
1 Mar 2017 recorded death of James Aloysius McGrath  [PC Canada 1979]
1 Mar 2017 recorded death of Nicholas Mosley, 3rd Baron Ravensdale
1 Mar 2017 added note regarding Sir Ralph Mark Milbanke, 12th baronet  [E 1661]
1 Mar 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Gerald St.John-Mildmay,
9th baronet [GB 1772]
1 Mar 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Herbert Edward Morris, 7th
baronet [UK 1806]
1 Mar 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Derek Worthington Clunes Craven,
2nd and last baronet [UK 1942]
28 Feb 2017 recorded death of Alan Eric Thompson, MP for Dunfermline 1959-1964
27 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman [Kt Bach 2004], MP for 
Manchester Ardwick 1970-1983 and Manchester Gorton 1983-2017. Father
of the House of Commons 2015-2017
26 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir (Joseph) Michael Palmer  [KCVO 1985]
26 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir John Charles Rowell Fieldsend  [KBE 1998]
26 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Leslie Newman  [Kt Bach 1978 and GBE 1987]
25 Feb 2017 recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Copeland, following
the resignation of Jamie Reed
25 Feb 2017 recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Stoke-on-Trent
Central, following the resignation of Tristram Hunt
25 Feb 2017 recorded death of David Charles Waddington, Baron Waddington [L]
24 Feb 2017 added note regarding Sir Edward Thomas Henry Hutton  [KCMG 1901 and
KCB 1912]
23 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Nicholas Peter Rathbone Wall  [Kt Bach 1993]
23 Feb 2017 recorded death (at the age of 100) of Sir Cosmo Dugal Patrick Thomas
Haskard  [KCMG 1965]
22 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Roger William Young  [Kt Bach 1983]
21 Feb 2017 recorded death of Donald Dixon, Baron Dixon  [L]
19 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Michael Ogio   [GCMG 2011]
17 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Giles Hampden Montagu-Pollock, 5th baronet  [UK 1872]
16 Feb 2017 added note regarding Sir Charles Burnett Buckworth-Herne-Soame, 11th 
baronet  [E 1697]
12 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Elihu Lauterpacht  [Kt Bach 1998]
10 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir John Henry Seale, 5th baronet  [UK 1838]
10 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter Mansfield  [Kt Bach 1993]
10 Feb 2017 recorded death of Dame (Mary) Jennifer Jenkins, Baroness Jenkins of
Hillhead  [DBE 1985]
9 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir John Julius Wells  [Kt Bach 1984]. MP for
Maidstone 1959-1987
9 Feb 2017 recorded death of Foster Charles Lowry Lamb, 2nd Baron Rochester (aged 100)
9 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Anthony Leonard Austin, 6th baronet  [UK 1894]
9 Feb 2017 added note regarding Sir David Yule, 1st and only baronet  [UK 1922]
5 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir John Kember Wood  [Kt Bach 1977]
5 Feb 2017 recorded death of John Joseph Nicholas Scott, 5th Earl of Eldon
4 Feb 2017 added note regarding Sir Alleyne Alfred Boxall, 1st baronet  [UK 1919]
3 Feb 2017 added note regarding the death of H.M. Ghazi bin Faisal, King of Iraq
1933-1939  [Hon GCB]
3 Feb 2017 added note regarding the death of H.R.H. Prekshya Rajya Laxmi 
Devi Shah, Princess of Nepal  [Hon GCVO 1986]
3 Feb 2017 added note regarding the death of H.R.H. Gustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik 
Arthur Edmund, Prince of Sweden   [Hon GCVO 1926]
2 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Fergus John Matheson, 7th baronet  [UK 1882]
2 Feb 2017 recorded granting of knighthood to Marcus Alexander Smith on his
appointment as a Justice of the High Court
2 Feb 2017 recorded death of (Elizabeth) Shirley Vaughan Paget, Dowager
Marchioness of Anglesey  [DBE 1982]
2 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Duncan Morrison  [Kt Bach 2000]
1 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir John Norton-Griffiths, 3rd baronet  [UK 1922]
31 Jan 2017 recorded death of Katharine Margaret Alice Macmillan, styled Viscountess
Macmillan of Ovenden  [DBE 1974]
31 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Harold Winter Atcherley  [Kt Bach 1977]
30 Jan 2017 uploaded greatly expanded file to "Peerage Records (Misc)" section
30 Jan 2017 recorded death of Dame Margaret Laurence [Laurie] Salas  [DBE 1988]
29 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir (Francis) Christopher Buchan Bland  [Kt Bach 1993]
29 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Raymond Kenelm Appleyard  [KBE 1986]
28 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir John Vincent Hurt  [Kt Bach 2015]
27 Jan 2017 recorded death of Marcel Prud'homme  [PC Canada 1992]
27 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Thomas "Tam" Dalyell, 11th baronet, MP for West
Lothian 1962-1983 and Linlithgow 1983-2005. Father of the House of
Commons 2001-2005
26 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Nigel Simon Rodley  [KBE 1998]
26 Jan 2017 recorded death of Margaret Mary Wall, Baroness Wall of New Barnet  [L]
25 Jan 2017 recorded annulment of knighthood previously awarded to Allan Kemakeza
[Kt Bach 2001]
24 Jan 2017 recorded death of Andrew Telegdi  [PC Canada 2004]
23 Jan 2017 added note regarding the assassination of Sir Richard Adam Sykes  [KCMG 1976]
23 Jan 2017 added note regarding the death of Chang Yen Hoon  [Hon GCMG 1897]
23 Jan 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Herbert Edward Morris, 7th baronet
[UK 1806]
21 Jan 2017 recorded appointment of Sir Julian Martin Flaux to the Privy Council
21 Jan 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Hugh Weightman  [Kt Bach 1948]
21 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir John Gilbert Hanson  [KCMG 1994]
21 Jan 2017 added note regarding Sir John Murray  [KCB 1898]
19 Jan 2017 recorded death of Rachael Heyhoe Flint, Baroness Heyhoe Flint  [L]
18 Jan 2017 added note regarding Basil Zaharoff  [Hon GBE 1918 and Hon GCB 1919]
17 Jan 2017 recorded death of Ronald Carlile Buxton, MP for Leyton 1965-1966
17 Jan 2017 recorded death of Nigel John Spearing, MP for Acton 1970-Feb 1974
and Newham South May 1974-1997
14 Jan 2017 recorded death of Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl
of Snowdon
13 Jan 2017 recorded death of William Howard Goodhart, Baron Goodhart [L]
12 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Michael Roland Jackson, 5th baronet  [UK 1902]
12 Jan 2017 added note regarding Sir Harry Holdsworth Rawson  [KCB 1897, GCB 1906
and GCMG 1909]
12 Jan 2017 recorded death of Charles Lyell, 3rd Baron Lyell. This peerage now
becomes extinct and will cause a by-election for his replacement in
the House of Lords
11 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Simon Warley Frederick Benton Jones,
4th baronet  [UK 1919]
10 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir James Richard Marie Mancham  [KBE 1976]
9 Jan 2017 recorded death of Yvon Dupuis  [PC Canada 1964]
8 Jan 2017 recorded death of Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares  [Hon GCB 1994]
8 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Bruce Houlton Slane  [KNZM 2009]
6 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Douglas William Gretton Wass  [KCB 1975, GCB 1979]
6 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Nigel Hamilton Nicholls  [KCVO 1998]
6 Jan 2017 recorded death of John Scott Cummings, MP for Easington 1987-2010
5 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Ilay Mark Campbell, 7th baronet  [UK 1808]. This
baronetcy now becomes extinct
4 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Jeremy Calcott Reilly  [KCB 1986]
4 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir (James) Dennis Compton Faulkner  [nom Kt Bach 1990]
2 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Anthony Barnes Atkinson  [Kt Bach 2000]
31 Dec 2016 added all new knights and dames included in the New Year Honours List
31 Dec 2016 recorded the appointment of six new Companions of Honour in the New
Year Honours List
31 Dec 2016 added new knights and dames appointed to the New Zealand Order of 
Merit, specifically:-
Dame Valerie Kasanita Adams
Dame Georgina Kingi
Dame Frances Helen Wilde
Sir Richard Lewis Maxwell Faull
Sir Brian Joseph Roche
Sir Toke Tufukia Talagi
Sir David Arthur Rhodes Williams
30 Dec 2016 recorded death of Lady Marion Anne Fraser, Lady of the Thistle 1996
30 Dec 2016 added note regarding the death of H.I.H. Serge Alexandrovich, Grand
Duke of Russia  [Hon GCB 1887]
29 Dec 2016 recorded death of Rolf Trygve Busch  [Hon GCVO 1988]
26 Dec 2016 recorded death of George Henry Thompson, MP for Galloway Oct 1974-1979
24 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Dwight Vincent Venner  [KBE 2001]
22 Dec 2016 recorded death of Dame Frances Silvia Patterson  [DBE 2014]
22 Dec 2016 recorded death of Charles Patrick Fleeming Jenkin, Baron Jenkin
of Roding [L]
21 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir John Digby Atholl Oakeley, 8th baronet  [GB 1790]
20 Dec 2016 recorded death of John Willoughby Denison-Pender, 3rd Baron Pender
19 Dec 2016 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Dianne Julie Abbott, 
Richard Henry Ronald Benyon and Emily Anne Thornberry
19 Dec 2016 added note regarding Elsie, Lady Mendl, wife of Sir Charles Ferdinand
Mendl  [Kt Bach 1924]
18 Dec 2016 recorded death of Dame Sheila Margaret Imelda Quinn  [DBE 1986]
17 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir Dudley Gordon Smith  [Kt Bach 1983]
16 Dec 2016 added note regarding Dame Eadith Campbell Walker  [DBE 1928]
13 Dec 2016 added notes regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to:-
   *   Sir Edward Pemberton Leach  [KCVO 1906 and KCB 1909]
   *   Sir Wilbraham Oates Lennox  [KCB 1891]
   *   Sir Owen Edward Pennefather Lloyd  [KCB 1923]
13 Dec 2016 recorded death of James Michael Leathes Prior, Baron Prior [L]
12 Dec 2016 added note regarding Sir Henry Havelock  [KCB 1857]
12 Dec 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Vassall Webster  [Kt Bach 1843]
12 Dec 2016 recorded death of Arthur Charles Latham, MP for Paddington North
1969-Feb 1974 and Paddington Feb 1974-1979
12 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir Alan Bedford Urwick  [KCVO 1984]
10 Dec 2016 added note regarding Sir George Franckenstein  [Hon GCVO 1937, GCVO 1938]
10 Dec 2016 recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Sleaford and North
Hykeham caused by the resignation of Stephen Phillips
10 Dec 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Gerald
Graham  [KCB 1882, GCMG 1885 and GCB 1896]
10 Dec 2016 added note regarding Maurice Raymond Gifford, who is incorrectly shown
in Shaw's "Knights of England" as being created a KCMG in 1896. He was
created CMG only and the purpose of this note is to correct Shaw's listings
9 Dec 2016 recorded death of William Warren Allmand  [PC Canada 1972]
9 Dec 2016 added notes regarding Sir Charles John Stanley Gough [GCB 1895], his brother
Sir Hugh Henry Gough [GCB 1896] and Sir Charles' son, Sir John Edmund
Gough [posthumous KCB 1915], each of whom won the Victoria Cross
8 Dec 2016 recorded death of Christopher John Reith, 2nd Baron Reith, who
disclaimed his peerage for life in 1972
8 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir (George) William Harding  [KCMG 1982]
8 Dec 2016 recorded death of John Allan Stewart, MP for Renfrewshire East 1979-1983
and Eastwood 1983-1997
7 Dec 2016 recorded death of Lady Moyra Blanche Madeleine Browne  [DBE 1977]
6 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir David Russell Hay  [Kt Bach 1991]
2 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir Christopher John Coote, 15th baronet  [I 1621]
2 Dec 2016 recorded result of by-election for the constituency of Richmond Park
1 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir John Anthony Swire  [Kt Bach 1989]
30 Nov 2016 recorded conferral of knighthood on Andrew William Baker on his
appointment as a Justice of the High Court
30 Nov 2016 added note regarding Deborah Drake-Brockman, wife (firstly) of Sir John
Winthrop Hackett [Kt Bach 1911 and KCMG 1913] and (secondly) of Sir
Frank Beaumonf Moulden  [Kt Bach 1922]
29 Nov 2016 added note regarding the assassination of Boutros Pasha Ghali  
[Hon KCMG 1899 and Hon GCVO 1905]
29 Nov 2016 added note regarding the assassination of Essad Pasha Toptani 
[Hon KCMG 1916]
26 Nov 2016 recorded death of Thomas Taylor, Baron Taylor of Blackburn [L]
24 Nov 2016 recorded death of Reginald John Richard Arundell, 10th Baron Talbot
of Malahide
24 Nov 2016 added note regarding the assassination of Prince Itō Hirobumi  [Hon GCB 1902]
24 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir James Alfred Ewing  [KCB 1911]
22 Nov 2016 recorded death of Thomas Edmund Byng, 8th Earl of Strafford
22 Nov 2016 recorded appointment of Sir Launcelot Dinadan James Henderson to the
Privy Council
22 Nov 2016 added three new knights (Sir [Peter] Nicholas Francis, Sir Nicholas Lavender
and Sir Stephen Nathan Morris) and two new Dames (Dame Nerys Angharad
Jefford and Dame Finola Mary Lucy O'Farrell) on their appointment as 
Justices of the High Court
22 Nov 2016 recorded death of William Trevor  [Hon KBE 2002]
17 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Brian Walter Mark Young  [Kt Bach 1976]
16 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Ralph Kohn  [Kt Bach 2010]
16 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Aubrey Fiennes Trotman-Dickenson  [Kt Bach 1989]
16 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir James Henry Peter McNeish  [KNZM 2010]
14 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Mota Singh  [Kt Bach 2010]
13 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Oliver Christopher Anderson Scott, 3rd baronet [UK 1909]
12 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir John Godfrey Worsley-Taylor, 3rd baronet
11 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir George Arthur Hamilton Beaumont, 11th baronet
11 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Donald Iain Mackay  [Kt Bach 1996]
11 Nov 2016 added note regarding Usman Ali Khan Bahadur Fateh Jang, Nizam of 
Hyderabad  [GCSI 1911, GBE 1917]
8 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Charles William Siemens  [Kt Bach 1883]
8 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Leslie Ronald ["Jimmy"] Young  [Kt Bach 2002]
6 Nov 2016 recorded appointment of Nicolas John Gibb to the Privy Council
5 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Charles Algernon Parsons  [KCB 1911]
3 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Frederick Grant Banting  [KBE 1934]
2 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Joseph Benjamin Robinson, 2nd baronet
2 Nov 2016 recorded death of Dame (Alice) Anne Wall  [DCVO 1981]
1 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Robert William Stirling-Hamilton, 12th baronet  
1 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir John Harry Lee Fagge, 10th baronet
1 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Curtis George Lampson, 3rd baronet
31 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Nicholas Alexander Brathwaite [Kt Bach 1995]
26 Oct 2016 recorded appointments of Sir Stephen John Irwin and Kenneth Donald
Macintosh to the Privy Council
24 Oct 2016 added note regarding Sir Guy Thomas Saunders Sebright, 12th baronet
24 Oct 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Edward David Gerard Llewellyn, who
took the title of Baron Llewellyn of Steep
24 Oct 2016 added note regarding Henry John Rous, MP for Westminster 1841-1846
22 Oct 2016 recorded results of by-elections in the constituencies of Witney (caused by 
the resignation of David Cameron) and Batley and Spen (caused by the 
murder of Jo Cox)
21 Oct 2016 recorded death of William McKelvey, MP for Kilmarnock 1979-1983 and
Kilmarnock and Loudoun 1983-1997
20 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Sigmund Sternberg  [Kt Bach 1976]
17 Oct 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Peter Forbes Ricketts, who took
the title of Baron Ricketts
17 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir (John) Anthony Grant, MP for Harrow Central 
1964-1983 and Cambridgeshire South West 1983-1997  [Kt Bach 1983]
15 Oct 2016 added note regarding Sir William Henry Bragg  [KBE 1920]
15 Oct 2016 recorded death of Peter Eric James Prentice  [PC Canada 2006]
15 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Patrick Alexander d'Estoteville Skipwith, 12th 
baronet  [E 1622]
12 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir John Alexander Campbell-Orde, 6th baronet  [GB 1790]
8 Oct 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Nicholas Ian Macpherson, who took
the title of Baron Macpherson of Earl's Court
7 Oct 2016 recorded death of Ronald King Murray, Lord Murray [Lord of Session]
7 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Constant Hendrik [Henry] de Waal   [KCB 1989]
5 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Julian Tolver Paget, 4th baronet  [UK 1871]
4 Oct 2016 recorded death of Gordon Johnson Borrie, Baron Borrie [L]
3 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Neville Marriner CH  [Kt Bach 1986]
2 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir (John Gerald) Patrick Sissons  [Kt Bach 2012]
30 Sep 2016 recorded appointment of Sir Oliver Heald, Brandon Lewis, John McDonnell,
Lord Turnbull [Lord of Session] and James Wolffe to the Privy Council
24 Sep 2016 recorded death of John Arthur Watts, MP for Slough 1983-1997
24 Sep 2016 recorded death (at the age of 100) of (Sir) Daniel Patrick Fitzgerald, 
4th (but unproven) baronet  [UK 1903]
22 Sep 2016 recorded death of Sir Ronald Arculus  [KCMG 1979, KCVO 1980]
22 Sep 2016 recorded death of Paule Gauthier  [PC Canada 1984]
21 Sep 2016 recorded death of Sir George Lawrence Jose Engle  [KCB 1983]
21 Sep 2016 recorded death of Sir Nicholas Maxted Fenn   [GCMG 1995]
11 Sep 2016 recorded death of Sir (Owen) Trevor Jones  [Kt Bach 1981]
9 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Camilla Hilary Cavendish, who took the
title of Baroness Cavendish of Little Venice
9 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Shami Chakrabarti, who took the
title of Baroness Chakrabarti
8 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Olivia Caroline Bloomfield, who took
the title of Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist
8 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Philippa Marion Roe, who took
the title of Baroness Couttie (her married name)
8 Sep 2016 recorded death of Sir Frederick George Thomas Holliday  [Kt Bach 1990]
7 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Gabrielle Louise Bertin, who took
the title of Baroness Bertin
7 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Jonathan Michael Caine, who
took the title of Baron Caine
7 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Timothy John Robert Kirkhope, who
took the title of Baron Kirkhope of Harrogate
7 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Mark McInnes, who took the title
of Baron McInnes of Kilwinning
7 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Jitesh Kishorekumar Gadhia, who
took the title of Baron Gadhia
7 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Alexander Andrew Macdonnell Fraser,
who took the title of Baron Fraser of Corriegarth
2 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Charlotte Sarah Emily Vere, who took the 
title of Baroness Vere of Norbiton
2 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Elizabeth Grace Sugg, who took the 
title of Baroness Sugg
2 Sep 2016 recorded death of Sir Graeme Bruce Douglas  [KNZM 2010]
29 Aug 2016 recorded death of Kenneth Purchase, MP for Wolverhampton North
East 1992-2010
26 Aug 2016 recorded death of Dame Margaret Joan Anstee  [DCMG 1993]
24 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Antony Rupert Jay  [Kt Bach 1988]
20 Aug 2016 amended relevant peerage pages to show those members of the House
of Lords who have been elected since the commencement of the House
of Lords Act 1999
20 Aug 2016 recorded death of Brian Norman Roger Rix, Baron Rix  [L]
19 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Swinton Barclay Thomas  [Kt Bach 1985]
18 Aug 2016 added details of all Knights and Dames and the appointment of George Osborne
as a Companion of Honour that were included in David Cameron's Resignation
Honours
18 Aug 2016 recorded death of Robert Lionel Archibald Goff, Baron Goff of Chieveley  [L]
17 Aug 2016 recorded death of Mauril Bélanger  [PC Canada 2003]
17 Aug 2016 added note regarding the death of James Platt, MP for Oldham Mar-Aug 1857
16 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Ian Graham Turbott  [Kt Bach 1968]
16 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Robin Chichester-Clark  [Kt Bach 1974]
15 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Ronald Stewart Scott   [Kt Bach 1974]
15 Aug 2016 added note regarding Sir John Guise Cowley GC  [KBE 1958]
14 Aug 2016 added note regarding Pratapsinha Gaekwar Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur,
Maharaja Gaekwad of Baroda  [GCIE 1941]
12 Aug 2016 added note regarding Sir Julius Vogel  [KCMG 1875]
11 Aug 2016 added note regarding the death of Prince George William Christian Albert
Edward Alexander Frederick Waldemar Ernest Adolphus of Hanover  [Hon 
GCVO 1910]
10 Aug 2016 added note regarding the death of Prince Leopold Clement Philipp August
Maria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha  [Hon GCVO 1911]
10 Aug 2016 added note regarding the death of Prince Joachim Franz Humbert of Prussia
[Hon GCVO 1904]
10 Aug 2016 added dates of investiture of all Knights Bachelor created since September 2015
10 Aug 2016 recorded death of Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster
9 Aug 2016   recorded death of Sir Leonard Harry Peach  [Kt Bach 1989]
4 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir (Antony) Derek Maxwell Oulton  [GCB 1989]
1 Aug 2016 added note regarding William Crawford Gorgas  [Hon KCMG 1920]
29 Jul 2016 uploaded listing of honorary knights and dames created since 1837. This
list, although substantial, does not pretend to be complete at present and
requires further editing and formatting
29 Jul 2016 recorded death (somewhat belatedly) of Sir Robin Auchinbreck Campbell,
15th baronet  [NS 1628]
21 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir (Arthur) David Saunders Goodall  [GCMG 1991]
21 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Charles John Williamson [Ian] Soutar  [KBE (Mil) 1978]
19 Jul 2016 recorded appointments of Karen Bradley, Baroness Evans of Bowes Park,
Boris Johnson and Andrea Leadsom to the Privy Council
19 Jul 2016 added note regarding Sir Charles Wheatstone  [Kt Bach 1868]
18 Jul 2016 recorded death of Peregrine Nicholas Eliot, 10th Earl of St.Germans
18 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Phillip Luttrell Stuart, 9th (but unproven) baronet  
[E 1660]
14 Jul 2016 recorded appointments of Arlene Foster, Ruth Davidson, David Gauke and
Ed Vaizey to the Privy Council
13 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Frederick Smith  [KA 1987]
13 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Thomas Daniel McCaffrey  [Kt Bach 1979]
12 Jul 2016 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Angus James Scott Glennie,
[Scottish Lord of Session]
10 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Cameron de la Bere, 2nd baronet  [UK 1953]
9 Jul 2016 recorded death of John Charles Harding, 2nd Baron Harding of Petherton
8 Jul 2016 recorded death of John George Baillie-Hamilton, 13th Earl of Haddington
7 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Malcolm Campbell Macnaughton  [Kt Bach 1986]
7 Jul 2016 recorded death of Matthew Evans, Baron Evans of Temple Guiting [L]
5 Jul 2016 recorded death of Brian Arthur Roberts White, MP for Milton Keynes
North East 1997-2005
5 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Anthony Frederick Milbank, 5th baronet  [UK 1882]
2 Jul 2016 recorded appointment of Ailsa Jane Carmichael as a Senator of the
College of Justice under the title of Lady Carmichael
2 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir John Michael Moore  [KCVO 1983]
2 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Geoffrey William Hill  [Kt Bach 2012]
30 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir William James Reid  [KCIE 1924]
30 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Herbert Austin  [Kt Bach 1924]
30 Jun 2016 recorded death of Dame Grace Shellie Hollander  [DNZM 2009]
29 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Maurice White Gibson  [Kt Bach 1975]
29 Jun 2016 added note regarding H.S.H. Prince Francis Joseph Leopold Frederick,
Prince of Teck  [KCVO 1900 and GCVO 1909]
28 Jun 2016 added note regarding the recent claim made to the baronetcy of Pringle
of Stichill
26 Jun 2016 recorded death of Patrick Barnabas Burke Mayhew, Baron Mayhew 
of Twysden [L]
22 Jun 2016 recorded death of Garret Graham Wellesley, 7th Earl Cowley
22 Jun 2016 added note regarding Sir (Herbert) William Malkin  [KCMG 1930 and GCMG 1937]
22 Jun 2016 added note regarding Sir David Bruce  [Kt Bach 1908 and KCB 1918]
17 Jun 2016 recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Tooting caused by 
the resignation of Sadiq Khan following his election as Mayor of London
17 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir John Hudson  [KCB 1885]
17 Jun 2016 recorded death of Helen Joanne "Jo" Cox, MP for Batley and Spen since 2015
16 Jun 2016 recorded death (albeit nearly two years after the event) of Sir Charles
Joseph Alexander Eliott, 12th baronet of Stobs  [NS 1666]
16 Jun 2016 recorded death of Joseph Georges Gilles Claude Lamontagne  [PC Canada 1978]
15 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Robert Grenville Harvey, 2nd baronet
15 Jun 2016 added note regarding Sir Charles Henry Frankland, 4th baronet
15 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir John Allan Stewart Pidgeon  [Kt Bach 1989]
14 Jun 2016 recorded death of Charles Guy Rodney Leach, Baron Leach of Fairford [L]
13 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir John Thomas Podger Rowland 
[Kt Bach 1929]
12 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir John Adam Robson  [KCMG 1989]
12 Jun 2016 recorded details of all new knights and dames who were named in the
2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List
12 Jun 2016 recorded appointments of Baroness Amos, Dame Vera Lynn and Baron
Smith of Kelvin as Companions of Honour
12 Jun 2016 recorded appointments of the Duke of Cambridge and the Duchess of
Cornwall to the Privy Council
12 Jun 2016 added note regarding Sir Thomas Walter White  [KBE 1952]
12 Jun 2016 added note regarding Sir Augustus Charles Gregory  [KCMG 1903]
10 Jun 2016 updated Peerage Records page to show that two further peers attained
their centenaries in the last month. At the time of writing, four hereditary
peers and one life peer are aged more than 100 years
10 Jun 2016 recorded appointment of Andrew Fleming Stewart as a Senator of the
College of Justice under the title of Lord Ericht
10 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir Brian Henry McGrath  [KCVO 1993 and GCVO 2000]
10 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir Nicholas John Harington, 14th baronet  [E 1611]
7 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir Graham Stanley Latimer  [KBE 1980]
7 Jun 2016 added note regarding Sir Alexander MacCormick  [Kt Bach 1913 and KCMG 1926]
7 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir Peter Levin Shaffer  [Kt Bach 2001]
6 Jun 2016 added seven new Knights/Dames announced in the 2016 New Zealand 
Queen's Birthday Honours List, being:-
* Ellen Dolour France DNZM
* Karen Margaret Sewell DNZM
* Robert George Mappin Fenwick KNZM
* Michael Friedlander KNZM
* Christopher Robert Mace KNZM
* Matiu Nohorua Te Rei KNZM
* Ronald Leslie Young KNZM
4 Jun 2016 recorded death of the Right Rev John Bernard Taylor  [KCVO 1997]
4 Jun 2016 recorded death of (Sir) Hugh Denis Crofton, 8th baronet [UK 1801], but
who did not use the title
4 Jun 2016 recorded death of Leonard Stephen Marchand  [PC Canada 1976]
3 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble  [Kt Bach 2014]
1 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Thomas Ernest Stanton  [Kt Bach 1928]
1 Jun 2016 added note regarding Sir Thomas Ross  [Kt Bach 1839]
1 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Basil Phillott Blackett  [KCB 1921
and KCSI 1926]
31 May 2016 added note regarding Sir (Edward) George Saltmarsh [Kt Bach 1915], who 
was killed when the train in which he was a passenger was derailed
30 May 2016 added note regarding Dame Margaret Oudendyk  [Hon DBE 1918 and
substantive DBE 1949]
30 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Luke O'Connor VC  [KCB 1913], the first man in the
Army to perform an action that was later rewarded with a Victoria Cross
30 May 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Dighton
Macnaghten Probyn  [KCSI 1876, KCB (Civ) 1887, GCVO 1896, GCB (Civ)
1902, KCB (Mil) 1909, GCB (Mil) 1910 and GCSI 1911]
30 May 2016 recorded death of Edward O'Hara, MP for Knowsley South 1990-2010
30 May 2016 recorded death of Francis Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen [L]
29 May 2016 added note regarding the baronetcy of Bastard of Kitley, Devon, which was
gazetted in September 1779, but the warrant never passed the Great Seal
28 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Gavyn Farr Arthur  [Kt Bach 2004]
26 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Denys Hartley Henderson  [Kt Bach 1989]
25 May 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Arnold 
Horace Santo Waters  [Kt Bach 1954]
25 May 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir John Watson
[KCB 1886 and GCB 1902]
25 May 2016 recorded appointments of two new Senators of the College of Justice
24 May 2016 added note regarding the assassination of Sir Henry Lovell Goldsworthy
Gurney  [Kt Bach 1947 and KCMG 1948]
24 May 2016 added note regarding Sir George Grey  [KCB 1848]
23 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Hector Archibald Macdonald  [KCB 1900]
19 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Robin Sam St.Clair-Ford, 9th baronet  [GB 1793]
19 May 2016 recorded appointments of Charles Geoffrey Nicholas Kay-Shuttleworth, 5th
Baron Shuttleworth and Sir David William Brewer as Knights of the Garter
effective from 23 April 2016
18 May 2016 recorded death of David Digby Rendel, MP for Newbury 1993-2005
17 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Richard Edmund Clement Fownes Parsons  [KCMG 1982]
13 May 2016 recorded appointments of Sir Keith John Lindblom and Sir David Anthony
Stewart Richards to the Privy Council
13 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Iain Derek Laing Glidewell  [Kt Bach 1980 and PC 1985]
12 May 2016 recorded death of Geoffrey Henry Dormer, 17th Baron Dormer
12 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Miles Buckley Wingate  [KCVO 1981]
10 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Jack Mervyn Frank Baer  [Kt Bach 1997]
9 May 2016 added note regarding Sir George Cayley, 6th baronet
9 May 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Thomas Sidgreaves  [Kt Bach 1874]
8 May 2016 added note regarding Sir John Skelton  [nominated KCB 1897]
8 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Horace Alfred Damer Seymour  [nominated KCB 1902]
8 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Edwin Chadwick  [KCB 1889]
8 May 2016 added note regarding Sir John Montgomery Dunningham  [nominated KBE 1938]
8 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Alfred Burdon Ellis  [nominated KCB 1894]
7 May 2016 recorded results of by-elections in Ogmore and Sheffield Brightside &
Hillsborough caused by the resignation of Huw Irranca-Davies and the
death of Harry Harpham respectively
7 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Julian Frank Somerled Watson, 7th baronet [although
he did not have time to establish his succession]. This baronetcy now
becomes extinct
5 May 2016 recorded death of Sir (John) Derek Richardson Bradbeer  [Kt Bach 1988]
5 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Harry Samuel Bickerton Brindley  [nominated KBE
1920, but died before receiving the accolade]
5 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Edward Augustus Bond  [nominated KCB 1898,
but died before receiving the accolade]
5 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Ahmadu Bello  [KBE 1959]
3 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Henry Alexander Wickham  [Kt Bach 1920]
3 May 2016 added note regarding the death of George Brown  [nominated KCMG 1879 
but refused the honour]
3 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Ronald Ross  [KCB 1911 and KCMG 1918]
3 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Denys Haigh Wilkinson  [Kt Bach 1974]
3 May 2016 recorded death of Dame Marion Mildred Kettlewell  [DBE 1970]
2 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Harold Walter Kroto  [Kt Bach 1996]
2 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Edward Beckwith Ashmore  [KCB 1971 and GCB 1974]
1 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Ernest Joseph Cassel  [KCMG 1899, KCVO 1901,
GCMG 1905, GCVO 1906 and GCB 1909]
30 Apr 2016 recorded death of William Herbert Jarvis  [PC Canada 1979]
30 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Harry North
Dalrymple Prendergast  [KCB 1885 and GCB 1902]
28 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir William Christopher Pakenham  [KCB 1916, KCVO
1917, KCMG 1919 and GCB 1925]
28 Apr 2016 added note regarding the assassination of Sir Lee Oliver Fitzmaurice
Stack  [KBE 1918 and GBE 1923]
28 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Ralph Denham Rayment Moor
[KCMG 1897]
27 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Michael Francis O'Dwyer
[KCSI 1913 and GCIE 1917]
27 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Philip
Neame  [KBE 1946]
27 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir James 
Mouat  [KCB 1894]
27 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Alexander Burnes  [Kt Bach 1838]
25 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Charles George Walpole  [Kt Bach 1897]
25 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Alexander
Stanhope Cobbe  [KCB 1917, KCSI 1919 and GCB 1928]
25 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Henry
Hugh Clifford  [KCMG 1879]
25 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Brett
Mackay Cloutman  [Kt Bach 1957]
24 Apr 2016 recorded death of Maurice Harry Peston, Baron Peston  [L]
23 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir William 
Peel  [KCB 1858]
23 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Archibald Hector McIndoe  [Kt Bach 1947]
23 Apr 2016 recorded death of Yvon Charbonneau  [PC Canada 2003]
23 Apr 2016 recorded death of John Nicholas Walton, Baron Walton of Detchant  [L]
22 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir William Robert Wills Wilde, the father of Oscar
Wilde  [Kt Bach 1864]
22 Apr 2016 recorded death of James Hugh Faulkner  [PC Canada 1972]
21 Apr 2016 recorded death of Dame Leonie Judith Kramer  [DBE 1982]
21 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir James Charlemagne Dormer [KCB 1889]
who died after being mauled by a tiger
20 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Christopher
Charles Teesdale  [KCMG 1887]
20 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir (Pierre) Louis Napoleon Cavagnari 
[KCB 1879]
20 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Walter
Norris Congreve  [KCB 1917]
20 Apr 2016 added note regarding the five Coles brothers, each of whom was knighted,
together with the wife of Sir Edgar, who was made a Dame in her own right.
The knighting of five brothers is unique in the modern history of knighthood.
20 Apr 2016 recorded death of Adrian Michael Berry, 4th Viscount Camrose
19 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Samuel 
James Browne  [KCSI 1876, KCB 1879 and GCB 1891]
 
19 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Edward John Lees Hallstrom  [Kt Bach 1952]
19 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry William Primrose  [KCB 1899]
19 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir James Ross McFarlan  [Kt Bach 1938]
19 Apr 2016 recorded death of Sir John Norman Ide Leslie, 4th baronet  [UK 1876]
18 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir David James Gardiner Rose  [GCMG 1966]
18 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Roland Murray Bourne  [KBE 1918]
18 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Alan John Hunter  [KCVO 1937]
18 Apr 2016 added notes regarding Sir Edward Victor Luckhoo and Sir Alieu Sulayman
Jack, both nominated as a Knight Bachelor in the 1970 New Years Honours
List, but neither of whom was ever invested
17 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Charles Snodgrass Ryan  [KBE 1919]
17 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Morell Mackenzie  [Kt Bach 1887]
16 Apr 2016 recorded death of Sir David John Cameron Mackay [nominated Kt Bach 2015]
15 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Alfred Billson, MP for Barnstaple 1892-1895,
Halifax 1897-1900 and Staffordshire North West 1906-1907
15 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Donald Dean Von Bibra  [nominated Kt Bach
in 1982, but who was killed before he could be invested]
15 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir George Richard Dibbs  [KCMG 1892]
15 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Dudley Rawson Stratford de Chair  [KCB 1916
and KCMG 1933]
14 Apr 2016 added note regarding the dates of birth and death of Sir James Milne 
Wilson  [Kt Bach 1873]
14 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Cecil Hamilton Armitage  [KBE 1926]
14 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart VC  [KBE 1945]
14 Apr 2016 recorded death of Mildred Gordon, MP for Bow and Poplar 1987-1997
13 Apr 2016 recorded death of Sir Richard William George  [Kt Bach 1995]
13 Apr 2016 recorded death of Sir Arnold Wesker  [Kt Bach 2006]
12 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Lawson de Mel  [Kt Bach 1931]
12 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Eric Teichman  [KCMG 1933, GCMG 1944]
12 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir William Price  [Kt Bach 1915]
11 Apr 2016 added note regarding Maharajah Sir Harisinghji, Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir
[KCIE 1918, KCVO 1922, GCIE 1929, GCSI 1933 and GCVO 1946]
9 Apr 2016 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Alun Hugh Cairns
9 Apr 2016 recorded death of Michael Scott Jones, Lord Jones [Scottish Lord of Session]
8 Apr 2016 recorded death of Sir Robert Gerard Finch  [Kt Bach 2005]
6 Apr 2016   added note regarding Sir Julian Emanuel Salomons [Kt Bach 1891]
6 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir William Conrad Reeves [Kt Bach 1889], the first
negro knight
4 Apr 2016 recorded death of Harry John Neville Vane, 11th Baron Barnard
3 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir William Charles Windeyer [Kt Bach 1891]
2 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Joseph Jonas [Kt Bach 1905] whose knighthood
was revoked after he contravened the Official Secrets Act
2 Apr 2016 recorded death of Jean-Charles Lapierre [PC Canada 1984]
2 Apr 2016 recorded death of Sir David William Neil Landale [KCVO 1993]
1 Apr 2016 recorded death of Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid [DBE 2012]
1 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Russell England [Kt Bach 1965]
31 Mar 2016 added note regarding Sir Travers Twiss [Kt Bach 1867]
31 Mar 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Edward Spence Symes [KCIE 1900]
30 Mar 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Howard
Crauford Elphinstone [KCB 1871] and the manner of his subsequent death
30 Mar 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Marion Durand [KCSI 1867]
25 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Peter Moores
23 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Derek Henry Andrews KCB
23 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir John Downes Alliott
21 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Anthony Hugh Dewey, 3rd baronet  [UK 1917]
21 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Andrew George Derbyshire 
18 Mar 2016 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Sir Nicholas Archibald Hamblen
18 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Richard Everard Nichols
16 Mar 2016 recorded death of Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs [L]
15 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies CH
11 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Klaus Hugo Adam
9 Mar 2016 recorded death of John Charles Sholto Douglas, 21st Earl of Morton
9 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir George Henry Martin
9 Mar 2016 recorded death of John Evans, Baron Evans of Parkside [L]
9 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir William Nicoll KCMG
5 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir John Seton Cassels 
5 Mar 2016 recorded death of John Taylor Cameron, Lord Coulsfield [former Senator
of the College of Justice] and PC 2000
5 Mar 2016 recorded death of John Edward Brooks, Baron Brooks of Tremorfa [L]
2 Mar 2016 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Dean Oliver Barrow, Prime
Minister of Belize
1 Mar 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Mark Ian Price, who took the 
title of Baron Price
29 Feb 2016 recorded death of Michael Fergus Bowes-Lyon, 18th and 5th Earl of
Strathmore and Kinghorne
26 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir Peter Kauona Keninaraiso'ona Kenilorea  [PC 1979]
24 Feb 2016 recorded death of Roger Richard Edward Chorley, 2nd Baron Chorley
24 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir Thomas Edward Lees, 4th baronet  [UK 1897]
23 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir Simon Conran Hamilton Watson, 6th baronet  [UK 1895]
23 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir Robert Anthony Bevis Durant, MP for Reading North
Feb 1974-1983 and Reading West 1983-1997
15 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir John Bruce Woollacott Ropner, 2nd baronet  [UK 1952]
15 Feb 2016 recorded death of Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury
7 Feb 2016 recorded death of Robert Harry Harpham, MP for Sheffield Brightside and
Hillsborough since 2015
7 Feb 2016 recorded death of Francis David Ormsby-Gore, 6th Baron Harlech
2 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir Francis Arthur Le Marchant, 6th baronet  [UK 1841]
2 Feb 2016 recorded death of John Francis Hodgess Roper, Baron Roper [L]
2 Feb 2016 recorded death of Robert James Tizard  [PC 1986]
27 Jan 2016 commenced uploading new pages showing all Knights and Dames created
since the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837. The first two pages are an
Introduction and those Knights and Dames whose surnames (or titles) fall
between Aarons and Beckwith. The remaining pages will be added over the
next few weeks
26 Jan 2016 recorded death of Cecil Edward Parkinson, Baron Parkinson [L]
21 Jan 2016 recorded death of Arthur George Weidenfeld, Baron Weidenfeld [L]
19 Jan 2016 recorded death of Charles Anthony Assheton Harbord-Hamond, 12th
Baron Suffield
14 Jan 2016 recorded death of Robert Carman Coates  [PC Canada 1984]
14 Jan 2016 recorded death of Sir Albert McQuarrie, MP for Aberdeenshire East
1979-1983 and Banff & Buchan 1983-1987
10 Jan 2016 recorded death of John Harvard  [PC Canada 2003]
1 Jan 2016 recorded appointments of Baron Darzi of Denham, Dame Anne Patricia
Dowling and Sir James Dyson as members of the Order of Merit
31 Dec 2015 recorded appointment of Sir Roy Colin Strong as a Companion of Honour
31 Dec 2015 recorded death of John Murray, Lord Dervaird  [former Scottish Lord of Session]
31 Dec 2015 recorded death of Howard Russell Pawley  [PC Canada 1982]
24 Dec 2015 recorded death of Henry George Victor John Crichton, 6th Earl Erne
23 Dec 2015 recorded death of Derek Ezra, Baron Ezra [L]
21 Dec 2015 recorded death of Greville Ewan Janner, Baron Janner of Braunstone [L]
14 Dec 2015 recorded death of Christopher Patrick Parnell, 8th Baron Congleton
9 Dec 2015 recorded death of Sir John Holbrook Osborn, MP for Sheffield Hallam
1959-1987 and a nominated MEP 1975-1979
9 Dec 2015 recorded death of Sir Ian Edward Johnson-Ferguson, 4th baronet  [UK 1906]
6 Dec 2015 recorded death of Sir Archibald Ranulph Dunbar, 11th baronet  [NS 1700]
5 Dec 2015 recorded death of William Richards Bennett  [PC Canada 1982]
4 Dec 2015 recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Oldham West
and Royton, following the death of the previous member, Michael Meacher
3 Dec 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Alistair Maclean Darling, who took the 
title of Baron Darling of Roulanish
30 Nov 2015 recorded death of Maurice Frederick Strong  [PC Canada 1992]
20 Nov 2015 recorded death of Sir John Henry Kilian Brunner, 4th baronet  [UK 1895]
5 Nov 2015 recorded death of Paul Bernard Rose, MP for Manchester Blackley 1964-1979
4 Nov 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Mary Jane Watkins, who took the title
of Baroness Watkins of Tavistock
1 Nov 2015 added note regarding the death of Ian Humphrey Davy Rolleston, son and
heir of Sir Humphrey David Rolleston, 1st and only baronet, who was
killed by rioters in Zanzibar in 1936
1 Nov 2015 added note regarding a possible (though ill-founded) claim to the Viscountcy
of Frendraught in 1901
31 Oct 2015 recorded death of Sir Gerrard Anthony [Gerry] Neale, MP for Cornwall
North 1979-1992
31 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for John Anthony Bird, who took the title
of Baron Bird
31 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Julia Elizabeth King, who took the title
of Baroness Brown of Cambridge [although she is known professionally as
Dame Julia King, she chose her married surname as her title]
30 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Robert James Mair, who took the title
Baron Mair
30 Oct 2015 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Sir Peregrine Charles
Hugo Simon
28 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Tessa Jane Helen Douglas Jowell, 
who took the title of Baroness Jowell
28 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Dawn Primarolo, who took the
title of Baroness Primarolo
28 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Robert Andrew Stunell, who took the
title of Baron Stunell
28 Oct 2015 recorded death of Gulam Khaderboy Noon, Baron Noon [L]
24 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Sharon Margaret Bowles, who took the
title of Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted
24 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for David Leonard Watts, who took the
title of Baron Watts
24 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Catherine Susan Fall, who took the
title of Baroness Fall
24 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Peter Gerald Hain, who took the
title of Baron Hain
24 Oct 2015 recorded death of (Sir) Norman Winfrid Moore, 3rd baronet  [UK 1919]
(he did not use the title)
23 Oct 2015 recorded death of William David Mungo James Murray, 8th and 9th
Earl of Mansfield and Mansfield
22 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Spencer Elliot Livermore, who took the
title of Baron Livermore
22 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Dorothy Thornhill, who took the
title of Baroness Thornhill
22 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Lynne Choona Featherstone, who 
took the title of Baroness Featherstone
22 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Paul Peter Murphy, who took the
title of Baron Murphy of Torfaen
22 Oct 2015 recorded death of Michael Hugh Meacher, MP for Oldham West 1970-1997
and Oldham West and Royton 1997-2015
21 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Alan James Beith, who took the
title of Baron Beith
21 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Malcolm Gray Bruce, who took the
title of Baron Bruce of Bennachie
20 Oct 2015 recorded death of Sir Alastair Francis Stuart Coats, 4th baronet  [UK 1905]
18 Oct 2015   recorded creation of life peerage for David Lindsay Willetts, who took the
title of Baron Willetts
18 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Ruby McGregor-Smith, who took the
title of Baroness McGregor-Smith
18 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Gary Andrew Porter, who took the
title of Baron Porter of Spalding
18 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Kate Harriet Alexandra Rock, who took 
the title of Baroness Rock
17 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Simone Jari Finn, who took the title
of Baroness Finn
17 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Kevin Joseph Maximilian Shinkwin, who
took the title of Baron Shinkwin
14 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir (Walter) Menzies Campbell, who
took the title of Baron Campbell of Pittenweem
14 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew Robert George Robathan, who
took the title of Baron Robathan
13 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Gregory Leonard George Barker, who
took the title of Baron Barker of Battle
13 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Douglas Martin Hogg, 3rd Viscount
Hailsham, who took the title of Baron Hailsham of Kettlethorpe
10 Oct 2015 recorded death of Richard Edward Geoffrey Howe, Baron Howe of Aberavon [L]
10 Oct 2015 recorded death of Sir Geoffrey Frederick Errington, 2nd baronet
10 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Lorely Jane Burt, who took the
title of Baroness Burt of Solihull
10 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for William Jefferson Hague, who took
the title of Baron Hague of Richmond
10 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Jane Antoinette Scott, who took
the title of Baroness Scott of Bybrook
10 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Emma Samantha Pidding, who took
the title of Baroness Pidding
10 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Donald Michael Ellison Foster, who
took the title of Baron Foster of Bath
10 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Elizabeth Marie Redfern, who took
the title of Baroness Redfern
9 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Anne Caroline Ballingall McIntosh, 
who took the title of Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
9 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for James Roger Crompton Lupton, who
took the title of Baron Lupton
8 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Jonathan Oates, who took the title
of Baron Oates
8 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew David Lansley, who took 
the title of Baron Lansley
7 Oct 2015 recorded death of Arthur Charles St.John Lawson-Johnston, 3rd Baron Luke
6 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Shaista Ahmad Sheehan, who took 
the title of Baroness Sheehan
6 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Stuart Polak, who took the title of
Baron Polak
6 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Philippa Claire Stroud, who took the
title of Baroness Stroud
6 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for James Richard O'Shaughnessy, who 
took the title of Baron O'Shaughnessy
6 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for James Norwich Arbuthnot, who took the
title of Baron Arbuthnot of Edrom
4 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Stephen Gilbert, who took the
title of Baron Gilbert of Panteg
4 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Michelle Georgina Mone, who took the
title of Baroness Mone
4 Oct 2015 recorded death of Denis Winston Healey, Baron Healey [L]
1 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Philip Roland Smith, who took the
title of Baron Smith of Hindhead
1 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir George Samuel Knatchbull Young,
6th baronet, who took the title of Baron Young of Cookham
1 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Robert Antony Hayward, who
took the title of Baron Hayward
1 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for David Blunkett, who took the title
of Baron Blunkett
1 Oct 2015 recorded death of John St.Aubyn Parker, 6th Earl of Morley
22 Sep 2015 recorded death of Robert Kilpatrick, Baron Kilpatrick of Kincraig [L]
12 Sep 2015 recorded appointments of Angus Robertson and Gisela Stuart to the
Privy Council
7 Sep 2015 recorded death of Claus Adolf Moser, Baron Moser [L]
5 Sep 2015 recorded death of Brian Howard Hord, MEP for London West 1979-1984
5 Sep 2015 recorded death of Sir (George) Adrian Hayhurst Cadbury  [CH 2015]
2 Sep 2015 recorded death of David Francis Williamson, Baron Williamson of Horton [L]
2 Sep 2015 recorded death of Adam Richard John Casson Chetwynd, 10th 
Viscount Chetwynd
1 Sep 2015 updated "Peerage Records" page to (a) include a further centenarian, the
2nd Baron Wigram, who reached his 100th birthday on 2 August, and (b) 
to record the late Baron Montagu of Beaulieu on the listing of peers who
held their peerages for the longest period
31 Aug 2015 recorded death of Edward John Barrington Montagu-Douglas-Scott,
3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu
29 Aug 2015 recorded death of Teresa Ellen Gorman, MP for Billericay 1987-2001
27 Aug 2015 details announced of 45 new life peerages to be created. These will be
added to the relevant pages as they are created
25 Aug 2015 recorded death of Sir Christopher Roy Pinsent, 3rd baronet  [UK 1938]
24 Aug 2015 recorded death of Mervyn Niall Wingfield, 10th Viscount Powerscourt
22 Aug 2015 recorded death of Gerald Neil Steinberg, MP for Durham City 1987-2005
20 Aug 2015 recorded death of Hugh Rupert Courtenay, 18th Earl of Devon
20 Aug 2015 recorded death of Trevor Oswin Lewis, briefly 4th Baron Merthyr until
he disclaimed the peerage for life in 1977
19 Aug 2015 recorded death of Beata Ann Brookes, MEP for North Wales 1979-1989
27 Jul 2015 recorded death of Flora Isabel MacDonald  [PC Canada 1979]
19 Jul 2015 recorded death of William Owen Chadwick  [OM 1983]
15 Jul 2015 recorded death of Mark William Ogilvie Birdwood, 3rd Baron Birdwood.
This peerage now becomes extinct
15 Jul 2015 recorded death of Martin Litchfield West  [OM 2013]
7 Jul 2015 recorded death of Sir Philip Carter Goodhart, MP for Beckenham 1957-1992
7 Jul 2015 recorded death of Sir Ronald Keith Davison  [PC 1978]
2 Jul 2015 recorded death of Arthur Thomas Porter  [PC Canada 2008]
23 Jun 2015 recorded death of James George Alexander Bannerman Carnegie,
3rd Duke of Fife
16 Jun 2015 recorded death of Sir John Elliot Cockburn, 12th baronet  [NS 1671]
13 Jun 2015 recorded appointments of Sir Neville Marriner and Kenneth Harry Woolf,
Baron Woolf [L] as Companions of Honour
12 Jun 2015 recorded death of David Frank Bellotti, MP for Eastbourne 1990-1992
9 Jun 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Richard Sanderson Keen, who
took the title of Baron Keen of Elie
3 Jun 2015 recorded death of Sir John Elphinston, 11th baronet [NS 1701]
2 Jun 2015 recorded death of Charles Peter Kennedy, MP for Ross, Cromarty & Skye
1983-1997, Ross, Skye & Inverness West 1997-2005 and Ross, Skye &
Lochaber 2005-2015. PC 1999
2 Jun 2015 recorded death of Sir Ralph Jordan Dodds, 2nd baronet [UK 1964]. This
baronetcy now becomes extinct
2 Jun 2015 recorded death of William Hugh Griffiths, Baron Griffiths [L]
31 May 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for David Gifford Leathes Prior, who
took the title of Baron Prior of Brampton
31 May 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for George Bridges, who took the title
of Baron Bridges of Headley
31 May 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Terence James O'Neill, who took
the title of Baron O'Neill of Gatley
31 May 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Francis Anthony Aylmer Maude,
who took the title of Baron Maude of Horsham
31 May 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew James Dunlop, who took the
title of Baron Dunlop
22 May 2015 recorded death of Sir Thomas Munro Gault  [PC 1992]
21 May 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Rosalind Miriam Altmann, who took the
title of Baroness Altmann
20 May 2015 recorded death of Sir John Harmer Mott, 3rd baronet  [UK 1930]
20 May 2015 recorded death of John [Jack] Heywood Aspinwall, MP for Kingswood
1979-1983 and Wansdyke 1983-1997
16 May 2015 added note regarding the newly-elected MP for Itchen, Royston
Matthew Smith, and the events leading to his award of the George Medal
15 May 2015 recorded death of Sir Peter Derek Fry, MP for Wellingborough 1969-1997
14 May 2015 recorded appointments of 13 new members of the Privy Council
12 May 2015 recorded death of David Henry Brassey, 3rd Baron Brassey of Apethorpe
9 May 2015 uploaded pages which reflect the changes resulting from the
UK General Election held on 7 May 2015. Details of new members
are very basic at this stage, with full names and dates of birth to
be added as they become available to me
6 May 2015 recorded death of Brian Charles John Sedgemore, MP for Luton West
1974-1979 and Hackney South and Shoreditch 1983-2005
3 May 2015 recorded death of Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh [L]
29 Apr 2015 recorded death of Michael John Mustill, Baron Mustill [L]
28 Apr 2015 recorded death of Michael Birkett, 2nd Baron Birkett
27 Apr 2015 recorded death of Christine Susan Stewart [PC Canada 1993]
26 Apr 2015 recorded death of Edward Douglas Coke, 7th Earl of Leicester
24 Apr 2015 recorded death of Alasdair Bernard Graham [PC Canada 1997]
21 Apr 2015 recorded death of Roy Mason, Baron Mason of Barnsley [L]
2 Apr 2015 recorded death of William David Prosser, Lord Prosser [Scottish Lord of
Session] PC 2000
29 Mar 2015 added the name of Jeremy Nicholas Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of
Lullington [L], to the list of peers who have attained their 100th birthdays
28 Mar 2015 recorded death of Allen John George Sheppard, Baron Sheppard of
Didgemere [L]
28 Mar 2015 recorded death of Sir Hilary Duppa Miller, MP for Bromsgrove and Redditch 
1974-1983 and Bromsgrove 1983-1992
24 Mar 2015 recorded death of Sir James Wilton Spicer, MP for Dorset West 1974-1997,
a nominated MEP 1975-1979 and MEP for Wessex 1979-1984
23 Mar 2015 recorded death of Lee Kuan Yew, hon CH 1970
21 Mar 2015 recorded death of Sir John Michael Burdick Greenaway, 3rd baronet [UK 1933]
21 Mar 2015 recorded death of Denis Walter Coe, MP for Middleton and Prestwich 1966-1970
20 Mar 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Robert Walker Kerslake, who took the
title of Baron Kerslake
20 Mar 2015 recorded appointments of 11 new members of the Privy Council
20 Mar 2015 recorded death of [John] Malcolm Fraser, former Prime Minister of
Australia 1975-1983. PC 1976 CH 1977
20 Mar 2015 recorded death of Sir Alfred William [Jerry] Wiggin, MP for Weston super
Mare 1969-1997
9 Mar 2015 recorded death of James Henry Molyneaux, Baron Molyneaux of Killead [L]
5 Mar 2015 recorded death of St. John Durival Kemp, 2nd Viscount Rochdale
25 Feb 2015 recorded death of Christopher Price, MP for Birmingham Perry Bar 1966-1970
and Lewisham West 1974-1983. MEP 1977-1978
20 Feb 2015 recorded death of Frank Oswald Hooley, MP for Sheffield Heeley
1966-1970 and Feb 1974-1983
20 Feb 2015 recorded death of Sir David James Reynolds, 3rd baronet  [UK 1923]
18 Feb 2015 recorded death of Sir William Fettiplace Lawrence, 5th baronet [UK 1867]
18 Feb 2015 recorded death of George Yull Mackie, Baron Mackie of Benshie [L]
12 Feb 2015 recorded death of John Hubert de la Poer Beresford, 8th Marquess 
of Waterford
11 Feb 2015 recorded death of Hugh Massey Lopes, 3rd Baron Roborough
11 Feb 2015 recorded death of Sir Mark Weston Lassam Goodson, 3rd baronet [UK 1922]
8 Feb 2015 recorded death of Robert Gavron, Baron Gavron [L]
4 Feb 2015 recorded death of Sir Martin John Gilbert  [PC 2009]
4 Feb 2015 recorded death of Beryl Catherine Platt, Baroness Platt of Writtle [L]
28 Jan 2015 recorded death of Sir David de Villiers Graaff, 3rd baronet  [UK 1911]
25 Jan 2015 recorded death of Sir Henry Nicholas Hawley, 8th baronet  [GB 1795]. This
baronetcy is now extinct
23 Jan 2015 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Colin Malcolm Campbell, Lord
Malcolm [Lord of Session]
23 Jan 2015 recorded death of Leon Brittan, Baron Brittan of Spennithorne [L]
21 Jan 2015 added note regarding John Reginald Noble Graham VC, later 3rd baronet
[UK 1906]
20 Jan 2015 recorded death of Charles James FitzRoy, 6th Baron Southampton
18 Jan 2015 recorded death of Archibald Angus Charles Kennedy, 8th Marquess of Ailsa
3 Jan 2015 recorded death of Derek Michael Coombs, MP for Birmingham Yardley 1970-1974
2 Jan 2015 recorded death of Sir Ivor Lloyd Morgan Richardson  [PC 1978]
1 Jan 2015 added note regarding Angus Edward Vivian Smith, 3rd Baron Bicester
1 Jan 2015 recorded death of Anthony William Gilbey, 11th Baron Vaux of Harrowden
1 Jan 2015 recorded appointments of Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, Sir 
George Adrian Hayhurst Cadbury, Dame Mary Elizabeth Peters and Lord 
Young of Graffham as Companions of Honour
1 Jan 2015 recorded death of Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington KG
31 Dec 2014 recorded death of Edward Patrick Broke Andvord Evans, 3rd Baron
Mountevans
31 Dec 2014 recorded death of Colin Strang, 2nd Baron Strang. This peerage now
becomes extinct
23 Dec 2014 recorded death of Angus Edward Vivian Smith, 3rd Baron Bicester
23 Dec 2014 recorded death of Alan John Williams, MP for Swansea West 1964-2010.
Father of the House of Commons 2005-2010
22 Dec 2014 recorded death of John Freeman, MP for Watford 1945-1955. PC 1966
 
21 Dec 2014 recorded death of Philip Charles Bradbourn, MEP for West Midlands
since 1999
16 Dec 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for William Hay, who took the
title of Baron Hay of Ballyore
16 Dec 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Robert James Rogers, who took
the title of Baron Lisvane
15 Dec 2014 recorded death of Sir John Christopher King, 4th baronet  [UK 1888]
13 Dec 2014 recorded death of Philip Douglas Knights, Baron Knights [L]
6 Dec 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Jonathan Douglas Evans, who 
took the title of Baron Evans of Weardale
6 Dec 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Alison Margaret Wolf, who took
the title of Baroness Wolf of Dulwich
5 Dec 2014 recorded death of (John) Jeremy Thorpe, MP for Devon North 1959-1979
 
2 Dec 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Andrew Green, who took
the title of Baron Green of Deddington
2 Dec 2014 recorded death of Sir Henry Frederick Ross Catherwood, MEP for 
Cambridgeshire 1979-1984 and Cambridge and Bedfordshire North 1984-1994
27 Nov 2014 recorded death of Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park [L]
 
26 Nov 2014 recorded death of Anne Elizabeth Cowdrey, Baroness Herries 
of Terregles  (14th in line)
22 Nov 2014 recorded death of Sir Michael John Assheton Eardley-Wilmot, 6th 
baronet  [UK 1821]
18 Nov 2014 recorded death of Reginald Greive Withers  [PC 1977]
 
15 Nov 2014 recorded death of Sir William Stratford Dugdale, 2nd baronet  [UK 1936]
14 Nov 2014 added note regarding Cyril Louis Norton Newall, 1st Baron Newall
 
14 Nov 2014 added note regarding the death of Price Blackwood, 4th Baron Dufferin
and Claneboye
11 Nov 2014 recorded death of Dan Judah Samuel, 4th Viscount Samuel, who 
had succeeded to the peerage only a month previously
3 Nov 2014 recorded death of Joel Barnett, Baron Barnett [L]
31 Oct 2014 recorded death of Alan Rupert Tyrrell, MEP for London East 1979-1984
24 Oct 2014 recorded death of Sir Edmund Vere Lacon, 8th baronet  [UK 1818]
19 Oct 2014 recorded death of Sir Christopher Stephen Thomas Jonathan Thayer
Staughton  [PC 1988]
18 Oct 2014 recorded death of David Herbert Samuel, 3rd Viscount Samuel
17 Oct 2014 recorded death of John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill,
11th Duke of Marlborough
13 Oct 2014 recorded death of Sir Sydney Brookes Chapman, MP for Birmingham
Handsworth 1970-1974 and Chipping Barnet 1979-2005
11 Oct 2014 recorded results of the two by-elections held in the constituencies of 
Clacton and Heywood & Middleton
8 Oct 2014 recorded death of Michael Jaffray Hynman Allenby, 3rd Viscount Allenby
3 Oct 2014 recorded death of Irene Sheila Faith, MP for Belper 1979-1983 and MEP for
Cumbria and Lancashire North 1984-1989
3 Oct 2014 recorded death of Dame Peggy Edith Fenner, MP for Rochester and Chatham
1970-1974 and 1979-1983 and Medway 1983-1997
3 Oct 2014 recorded death of Sir Edward Walter Eveleigh  [PC 1977]
3 Oct 2014 recorded death of Sir Nevil John Wilfrid Macready, 3rd baronet [UK 1923]
1 Oct 2014 recorded death of John Burton Buckley, 3rd Baron Wrenbury
28 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Barbara Lilian Janke, who took
the title of Baroness Janke
28 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Martin John Callanan, who took
the title of Baron Callanan
28 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Kathryn Mary Pinnock, who took
the title of Baroness Pinnock
28 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Maurice Cashman, who took
the title of Baron Cashman
28 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Karren Rita Brady, who took
the title of Baroness Brady
28 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Christopher John Lennie, who took
the title of Baron Lennie
24 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Nosheena Shaheen Mobarik, who took
the title of Baroness Mobarik
24 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Paul James Scriven, who took
the title of Baron Scriven
21 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Gail Rebuck, who took
the title of Baroness Rebuck
21 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Arminka Helic, who took
the title of Baroness Helic
21 Sep 2014 recorded death of Iain Somerled MacDonald MacCormick, MP for Argyll
1974-1979
20 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew Timothy Cooper, who took
the title of Baron Cooper of Windrush
20 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Stuart Alan Ransome Rose,
who took the title of Baron Rose of Monewden
20 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Joanna Shields, who took
the title of Baroness Shields
20 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Carlyn Chisholm, who took
the title of Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen
19 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Diana Mary Harding, who took
the title of Baroness Harding of Winscombe
19 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for David Goddard, who took
the title of Baron Goddard of Stockport
19 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Natalie Jessica Evans, who took
the title of Baroness Evans of Bowes Park
19 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Julie Elizabeth Smith, who took
the title of Baroness Smith of Newnham
15 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Ranbir Singh Suri, who took
the title of Baron Suri
15 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Christopher Francis Fox, who took
the title of Baron Fox
12 Sep 2014 recorded death of Ian Richard Kyle Paisley, Baron Bannside [L]
 
12 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Stahel Farmer, who took
the title of Baron Farmer
9 Sep 2014 recorded death of John David Malet Vaughan, 8th Earl of Lisburne
8 Sep 2014 recorded death of James Dobbin, MP for Heywood and Middleton since 1997
31 Aug 2014 recorded death of Sir David Bower Mitchell, MP for Basingstoke 1964-1983 
and Hampshire North West 1983-1997
30 Aug 2014 recorded death of Christopher Langdon Brain, 2nd Baron Brain
30 Aug 2014 recorded death of Sir Anthony Raymond Leopold Cuthbert Quilter,
4th baronet  [UK 1897]
28 Aug 2014 recorded death of Marcel Masse [PC Canada 1984]
25 Aug 2014 recorded death of Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough [L]
22 Aug 2014 recorded death of Nicholas Lyulph Russell, 6th Earl Russell
19 Aug 2014 recorded death of Samuel Laird Galbraith, MP for Strathkelvin and
Bearsden 1987-2001
18 Aug 2014 added note regarding Alice Emily Verner, daughter of Sir William Verner, 2nd
baronet, and her involvement in the Bagot Will Case of 1878-1880
14 Aug 2014 recorded death of Charles Fitzmaurice Creighton Simeons, MP for
Luton 1970-1974
10 Aug 2014 added note regarding Henry Hunt, MP for Preston 1830-1832
8 Aug 2014 details announced of 22 new life peerages to be created. These will be
added to the relevant pages as they are created
8 Aug 2014 added note regarding the unsuccessful petition made by Viscountess
Rhondda (a peeress in her own right) for a writ of summons to the House
of Lords in 1922
30 Jul 2014 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Slingsby, 1st baronet [NS 1638]
30 Jul 2014 recorded death of Christine Margaret Oddy, MEP for Midlands Central 
1989-1994 and Coventry and North Warwickshire 1994-1999
29 Jul 2014 recorded death of Sir Claude Philip Arthur Mallet du Cros, 3rd baronet [UK 1916]
29 Jul 2014 added note regarding John Evelyn Delves Broughton, son and heir of Sir
Evelyn Delves Broughton, 12th baronet
23 Jul 2014 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Annette Lesley Brooke and 
John Archibald Sinclair, 3rd Viscount Thurso
23 Jul 2014 recorded appointment of Kenneth Harry Clarke as a Companion of Honour
19 Jul 2014 recorded death of Jack Lewis, Baron Lewis of Newnham [L]
17 Jul 2014 recorded death of Sir William John Colfox, 2nd baronet  [UK 1939]
15 Jul 2014 recorded death of Jeremy Ulick Browne, 11th Marquess of Sligo
12 Jul 2014 recorded death of Robert Alexander Holt Methuen, 7th Baron Methuen
10 Jul 2014 added note regarding Susanta Prasanna Sinha, 4th Baron Sinha
8 Jul 2014 added note regarding Lord Edward FitzGerald, 5th son of the 1st Duke 
of Leinster
7 Jul 2014 recorded death of Sir Alasdair Thomas Ian Munro, 6th baronet  [UK 1825]
6 Jul 2014 recorded death of Sir Colman Michael O'Loghlen, 6th baronet  [UK 1838]
5 Jul 2014 added note regarding Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
5 Jul 2014 added note regarding John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich
3 Jul 2014 added note regarding Sir John Lade, 2nd baronet [GB 1758]
25 Jun 2014 recorded death of Doreen Miller, Baroness Miller of Hendon [L]
25 Jun 2014 recorded death of David Anthony Jacobs, Baron Jacobs [L]
21 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sir Michael Arthur John Oakshott, 3rd baronet  [UK 1959]
19 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sir Hugo Baldwin Huntington-Whiteley, 
3rd baronet  [UK 1918]
19 Jun 2014 added note regarding Thomas Plantagenet, 2nd Earl of Lancaster
19 Jun 2014 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of William Herbert Laming,
Baron Laming [L]
19 Jun 2014 recorded death of Donald Macaulay, Baron Macaulay of Bragar [L]
14 Jun 2014 recorded appointment of Dame Margaret (Maggie) Natalie Smith as a 
Companion of Honour
13 Jun 2014 recorded death of Benjamin Charles George Whitaker, MP for Hampstead
1966-1970
12 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sydney William Templeman, Baron Templeman [L]
8 Jun 2014 recorded result of by-election in Newark, following the resignation of
Patrick Mercer
4 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sir Eldon Wylie Griffiths, MP for Bury St.Edmunds 1964-1992
1 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sir Toaripi Lauti [PC 1979]
27 May 2014 recorded death of Sir Robert Wilson Porter PC (Northern Ireland) 1969
27 May 2014 recorded results of the recent election to the European Parliament
for the United Kingdom 
15 May 2014 recorded death of James Thomas Archibald Douglas-Home, 28th Lord Dacre
14 May 2014 recorded death of Richard Giles Douglas, MP for Clackmannan and Eastern
Stirlingshire 1970-1974, Dunfermline 1979-1983 and Dunfermline West 
1983-1992
8 May 2014 recorded death of Sir George William Langham Christie CH
7 May 2014 recorded death of Sir David Wilson, 3rd baronet [UK 1920]
5 May 2014 recorded death of Sir William Richard Benyon, MP for Buckingham
1970-1983 and Milton Keynes 1983-1992
1 May 2014 recorded death of Sir John Michael Robert Best-Shaw, 10th baronet  [E 1665]
1 May 2014 recorded death of Sir William Peter Curtis, 7th baronet [UK 1802]
29 Apr 2014 recorded death of Sir Jocelyn Charles Roden Buxton, 7th baronet [UK 1840]
24 Apr 2014 recorded death of Sir Gilbert Simon Heathcote, 9th baronet [GB 1733] aged 100
22 Apr 2014 recorded death of Herbert Eser Gray [PC Canada 1969]
22 Apr 2014 added note regarding Captain Edward Davis Atkins, father of Humphrey
Edward Gregory Atkins, Baron Colnbrook [L], who was trampled to death by
a wounded rhinoceros in Kenya in March 1925
22 Apr 2014 added note regarding the deaths of two of the daughters of Sir William
Grenville Williams, 4th baronet [GB 1798]
15 Apr 2014 recorded death of Sir Arthur Owen Woodhouse [PC 1974]
14 Apr 2014 recorded death of Hamish Watt, MP for Banffshire 1974-1979
10 Apr 2014 recorded death of James Michael Flaherty [PC Canada 2006]
10 Apr 2014 recorded appointments of Nicola Ann Morgan and Sajid Javid to the 
Privy Council
5 Apr 2014 recorded death of Margo MacDonald, MP for Glasgow Govan Nov 1973-Feb 1974
30 Mar 2014 added note regarding the death of the wife and eldest son of Alfred Charles
Bossom, MP for Maidstone 1931-1959 and later Baron Bossom [L]
28 Mar 2014 recorded death of Marcus Richard Kimball, Baron Kimball [L], MP for
Gainsborough 1956-1983
27 Mar 2014 recorded death of Sir Colin William Carstairs Turner, MP for Woolwich
West 1959-1964
26 Mar 2014 recorded death of Alfred Bates, MP for Bebington and Ellesmere Port 1974-1979
15 Mar 2014 added note regarding Dorothy Elsie Scott, wife of Sir Edward Arthur
Dolman Scott, 8th baronet of Great Barr [UK 1806]
15 Mar 2014 recorded death of Sir Mark Edward Mortimer Bowen, 5th baronet [UK 1921]
15 Mar 2014 added note (under the 2nd Duke of Montagu) regarding "The Great Bottle
Hoax" of January 1749, which may have alternatively been instigated by the
2nd Duke of Portland
14 Mar 2014 recorded death of Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn, 2nd Viscount Stansgate
until he disclaimed the title; MP for Bristol South East 1950-1960 and 
1963-1983 and Chesterfield 1984-2001
14 Mar 2014 recorded death of Edward Enda Haughey, Baron Ballyedmond [L]
11 Mar 2014 recorded death of Sir Thomas Willes Chitty, 3rd baronet  [UK 1924]
8 Mar 2014 recorded death of Sir Robin Horace Walford Dunn [PC 1980]
7 Mar 2014 recorded death of Dame Mary Elaine Kellett-Bowman, MP for Lancaster
1970-1997, a nominated MEP 1975-1979 and an elected MEP for Cumbria 
1979-1984
5 Mar 2014 recorded death of John Arbuthnot Ducane Wilkinson, MP for Bradford West
1970-1974 and Ruislip-Northwood 1979-2005
1 Mar 2014 recorded appointment of 6 new privy counsellors
26 Feb 2014 recorded death of Sir Stephen George Hammick, 5th baronet  [UK 1834]
26 Feb 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir David Julian Richards, who took
the title of Baron Richards of Herstmonceux
26 Feb 2014 recorded death of Dennis Turner, Baron Bilston [L]
25 Feb 2014 recorded death of Sir Ian Lloyd McKay [PC 1992]
22 Feb 2014 added note regarding William Henry Maule, MP for Carlow 1837-1839
21 Feb 2014 recorded death of Richard John McMoran Wilson, 2nd Baron Moran
21 Feb 2014 recorded death of Andrew Hartland Hardinge, 7th Viscount Hardinge
21 Feb 2014 recorded death of Sir Jeremy John Fortescue Boles, 3rd baronet [UK 1922]
20 Feb 2014 added note regarding the successful claim to the Earldom of Roscommon
in 1828
17 Feb 2014 added note regarding the death of Sir John Wyndham Harrison, 3rd baronet
15 Feb 2014 recorded result of by-election in Manchester Wythenshaw and Sale East
following the death of Paul Goggins
14 Feb 2014 recorded death of Sir Richard Molesworth Ponsonby Staples, 17th baronet
[I 1628]. The baronetcy becomes either extinct or dormant
9 Feb 2014 recorded death of Cecil Simon Franks, MP for Barrow and Furness 1983-1992
6 Feb 2014 added note regarding Percy Jocelyn, Bishop of Clogher, third son of
the 1st Earl of Roden
5 Feb 2014 recorded death of Sir David Ernest Campbell Price, MP for Eastleigh 1955-1992
2 Feb 2014 added note (on the Privy Council of Ireland page) regarding Richard Whateley,
Archbishop of Dublin
2 Feb 2014 added note regarding Mary Monckton, second wife of Edmund Boyle, 7th Earl
of Cork and 7th Earl of Orrery
2 Feb 2014 recorded death of Piers Anthony Weymouth Wedgwood, 4th Baron Wedgwood
29 Jan 2014 added note regarding Iain Maxwell Erskine, 2nd and last Baron Erskine of
Rerrick, who, in his will, left his testicles to the Royal Bank of Scotland,
"since they appear to have none of their own."
20 Jan 2014 recorded death of Sir Christopher John Chataway, MP for Lewisham North
1959-1966 and Chichester 1969-1974. PC 1970
19 Jan 2014 recorded death of Robert Alistair McAlpine, Baron McAlpine of West Green [L]
19 Jan 2014 as usually happens at this time of the year, the obituaries section of the
new edition of "Who's Who" reveals a number of deaths that were previously
unknown to me:-