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The Papers of Baron Noel-Baker

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR
Scope and Contents

The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.

Dates: 1899 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Baron Soames

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM
Scope and Contents The papers include: political correspondence relating to Soames's ministerial career and with his Conservative colleagues; papers from his diplomatic postings in Paris, Brussels and Rhodesia; articles and speeches; photographs; appointment diaries; personal correspondence with friends; recordings and transcripts of interviews with CS which were to be used in his memoirs, which were never completed; some papers on his personal interests, including horseracing; some videos, particularly...
Dates: 1921 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Baroness Thatcher LG, OM, FRS

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR
Scope and Contents The extensive Thatcher archive consists of political and personal papers, correspondence, awards and other artefacts, video and audio-tapes, and a large collection of photographs. There is very limited material available before 1975 (when Margaret Thatcher became Leader of the Opposition) and the most significant part of the collection relates to the period when she was Prime Minister 1979-90. The extensive papers in the archive generated after her resignation as Prime Minister mark her...
Dates: 1880 - 2013
Conditions Governing Access: In November 2003 and April 2008 the Archives Centre opened important selections of files in the period up to 4 May 1979. Between February 2010 and February 2020 the majority of the papers for May-December 1979 and 1980-90 have also opened. See class lists and online catalogue for further information. The remainder of the collection is currently closed. The Cataloguing Archivist welcomes enquiries about the Papers.
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The Papers of Bernard Donoughue (Lord Donoughue of Ashton)

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DNGH
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Donoughue's time as Head of the No 10 Policy Unit, 1974-79, and as Minister for Farming and the Food Industry, 1997-98; with series of earlier and later correspondence

Dates: 1955 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre (see individual catalogue entries for restrictions), Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Bernard Hurren

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HREN
Scope and Contents

Notes and unpublished biography of Sir Barnes Wallis; and "The British Aircraft Industry 1939" produced by Society of British Aircraft Constructors

Dates: 1939 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Betty Behrens

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEHR
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of: reading notes on both European and British history and also on historiography and other subjects; notes and offprints from Behrens's own writing and publications, on European and British history and also historiography; some reviews; correspondence relating to Behrens's work; lecture notes; some personal material, including sketches and notes for an autobiography; papers relating to the work of Behrens's husband E H Carr.

Dates: 1938-08 - 1985-08
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of one file of thesis reports, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Blazej Vilim

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BVLM
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises correspondence, personal papers of Blazej and Mirka Vilim, writings by Lausman and Panek, with Vilim, prominent members of the exiled Czech Social Democratic Party and various writings by Vilim himself.

Dates: 1946 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Brendan Bracken, Viscount Bracken of Christchurch

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BBKN
Scope and Contents

The Bracken papers held by Churchill College Archive Centre consist mainly of the source materials used by Andrew Boyle in his biography "Poor Dear Brendan: The Quest for Brendan Bracken" (Hutchinson, London, 1974)". In addition there is a section of xerox copies of letters from Bracken to Lord Beaverbrook made available by the House of Lords Library. M. Whitmore Richards’. reminiscences of Bracken in connection with the Union Corporation of South Africa form a third section.

Dates: 1948 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Brian Colquhoun

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/COLQ
Scope and Contents

Papers and photographs, mainly relating to Colquhoun's work as resident engineer during the construction of the Mersey Road Tunnel, Liverpool, also with a report on his work for the Channel Tunnel and on other engineering projects.

Dates: 1925 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Brigadier Michael Rookherst Roberts

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MRBS
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Diaries and papers relating to the Burma [later Myanmar] Campaign, 1942-5, and papers relating to the 4th Battalion 10th Gurkha Rifles, 1942-7

Dates: 1942-08 - 1978-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Brigadier Ralph Alger Bagnold

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises documentation of Bagnold's desert expeditions, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and scientific research, supplemented by maps and photographs. The collection includes drafts of Bagnold's autobiography ("Sun, Wind, War and Water", 1991) and draft chapters on the history of the LRDG, as well as some personal papers and correspondence.

Dates: 1902 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Bruno Pontecorvo

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/PNVO
Scope and Contents

Personal papers and correspondence relating to Bruno and Marianne Pontecorvo and their family, including Bruno's scientific correspondence.

Dates: 1917 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: With some exceptions marked in the catalogue, the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Bryan Forbes

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FRBS
Scope and Contents

The collection mainly consists of correspondence with key conservative figures including Edward Heath, Margaret Thatcher and John Major. There is also associated material such as, invitations to social engagements and photographs.

Dates: 1967 - 2010
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is closed pending review.
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The Papers of C. T. R. Wilson

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CTRW
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising correspondence, mainly about barrage balloons and airships, 1917-40, photographs and offprints.

Dates: 1888 - 1959; 1888 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain A. R. Henderson relating to Invergordon

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HEND
Scope and Contents

These papers mostly consist of copies of official letters and documents from the time of the Invergordon mutiny in September 1931. There are also letters written to Henderson by Rear-Admiral Tomkinson, as well as press cuttings relating to Admiral Keyes raising a question about the Admiralty's treatment of Tomkinson from 1934.

Dates: 1925 - 1934
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Arthur Clarke

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AWCL
Scope and Contents This collection includes the official and private log books he compiled during the period while he was a midshipman, with fine plans and sketches, perhaps the most interesting of which are those relating to the Dardanelles campaign. The collection also contains a number of photograph albums showing the life of these very young officers - Clarke and his contemporaries - during this period. The collection is completed with Captain Clarke's two-volume biography which describes, as well as his...
Dates: 1898 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Charles Marsden

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MRDN
Scope and Contents

A photograph album and track chart of HMS Southampton, also including photographs from HMS Tenedos, and notes about Marsden's career in the Royal Navy, 1970.

Dates: 1916 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain David B N Mellis RN

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MELL
Scope and Contents

Letters to Mellis from Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope, many relating to the Royal Naval Pipers Society (Cunningham was its first President)

Dates: 1951 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Godfrey Alexander French

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GDFR
Scope and Contents

The papers cover Captain French's career from 1930, when he attended the R.N. Staff College at Greenwich, until his retirement in 1978.

Dates: 1914 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Henry Denham

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DENM
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising a memoir, correspondence and official papers about his work as Naval Attaché in Stockholm, 1940-5

Dates: 1940 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain John Creswell

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRES
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising manuscripts of books, lectures, research notes and correspondence.
With Ralph Hudleston's notes on the defence of seabourne trade, 1911.

Dates: 1911 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Nicholas John Barker

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BARK
Scope and Contents

The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre comprises Barker's personal and naval papers, particularly on his service in the South Atlantic.

Dates: 1964 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is currently closed to researchers pending advice from the British government. Please contact Churchill Archives Centre for further information.
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The Papers of Captain Robert Ellis

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ELLS
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising a draft memoir and official naval papers.

Dates: 1933 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain Russell Grenfell RN

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GREN
Scope and Contents

This small collection of material consists of correspondence and drafts comprising materials for Grenfell's books: "The Bismarck Episode" (1948); "Main Fleet to Singapore" (1951); "Unconditional Hatred" (1953) and for a projected book on the Norwegian Campaign 1940.

Dates: 1940 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Captain William Richmond Fell

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FELL
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising diaries, log books, correspondence, official papers and photographs
Including papers about the Second World War, 1939-45; post-war salvage operations, 1952-5; and salvage operations during the Suez Crisis, 1956-7
With diaries of Captain Fell's father, Dr Walter Fell, 1915

Dates: 1915 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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Cockcroft, John Douglas, Sir, 1897 - 1967 (Knight, nuclear physicist and first Master of Churchill College) 6
Roskill, Stephen Wentworth, 1903 - 1982 (naval historian) 6
Thatcher, Margaret Hilda, 1925 - 2013 (née Roberts, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister) 6
Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell 5
Royal Air Force 5
Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) 5
Whittle, Frank, Sir, 1907 - 1996 (Knight, Air Commodore, aeronautical engineer) 5
Churchill College 4
Foreign Office 4
Kinnock, Neil Gordon, 1942 (Baron Kinnock of Bedwellty, Labour politician) 4
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority 4
Edwards, Robert Geoffrey, Sir, 1925 - 2013 (Knight, Professor of Human Reproduction) 3
Keyes, Roger John Brownlow, 1872 - 1945 (1st Baron Keyes of Zeebrugge and of Dover, Admiral of the Fleet) 3
Morley, James Wycliffe Headlam, Sir (1863-1929, Knight, civil servant, historian) 3
Soames, Arthur Christopher John, 1920 - 1987 (Baron Soames of Fletching, politician) 3
United Nations 3
Vansittart, Robert Gilbert, 1881 - 1957 (1st Baron Vansittart of Denham, diplomat) 3
Amery, Leopold Stennett, 1873 - 1955 (politician) 2
Army 2
Arup, Ove Nyquist, Sir, 1895 - 1988 (Knight, consulting engineer) 2
Bagnold, Ralph Alger, 1896 - 1990 (Brigadier, geophysicist) 2
Baker, Philip John Noel (1889-1982, Baron Noel-Baker, politician) 2
Brockway, Archibald Fenner, 1888 - 1988 (Baron Brockway of Eton and Slough, politician) 2
Broome, John Egerton, 1901 - 1985 (Captain) 2
Carden, Sackville Hamilton, Sir, 1857 - 1930 (Knight, Admiral) 2
Carter, Charles Bonham, Sir (1876-1955, Knight and General) 2
Churchill, Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer, 1911 - 1968 (politician, author) 2
Churchill, Randolph Henry Spencer, Lord, 1849 - 1895 (politician) 2
Clarke, Richard William Barnes, Sir, 1910 - 1975 (Knight) 2
Clarke, William Francis, 1883 - 1961 (Intelligence Officer) 2
Cooper, Alfred Duff, 1890 - 1954 (1st Viscount Norwich) 2
Cooper, Diana Olivia Winifred Maud, Lady, 1892 - 1986 (née Manners, wife of 1st Viscount Norwich) 2
Cosslett, Vernon Ellis, 1908 - 1990 (electron microscopist) 2
Cunningham, Andrew Brown, 1883 - 1963 (1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, Admiral of the Fleet) 2
Fisher, William Wordsworth, Sir, 1875 - 1937 (Knight, Admiral) 2
Gilbert, Martin John, Sir, 1936 - 2015 (Knight, historian) 2
Hall, William Reginald, Sir, 1870 - 1943 (Knight, Admiral) 2
Hankey, Maurice Pascal Alers, 1877 - 1963 (Lord Hankey of the Chart, civil servant) 2
Hewish, Antony, 1924-2021 (Professor of Radioastronomy) 2
Jebb, Cynthia, 1898 - 1990 (wife of 1st Baron Gladwyn, political hostess and diarist) 2
Jebb, Hubert Miles Gladwyn, 1900 - 1996 (1st Baron Gladwyn, diplomat) 2
Jones, Reginald Victor, 1911 - 1997 (physicist and intelligence scientist) 2
Lascelles, Alan Frederick, Sir, 1887 - 1981 (Knight and Private Secretary to King George VI) 2
Lawson, John David, 1923 - 2008 (nuclear physicist) 2
Meitner, Lise, 1878 - 1968 (Professor of Nuclear Physics) 2
Mitrokhin, Vasiliy, 1922 - 2004 (Archivist, First Chief Directorate (foreign intelligence), KGB) 2
Morley, Agnes Headlam (1902-1986, Professor of International Relations) 2
Powell, John Enoch, 1912 - 1998 (politician and author) 2
Ramsay, Bertram Home, Sir, 1883 - 1945 (Knight, Admiral) 2
Robertson, Malcolm Arnold, Sir, 1877 - 1951 (Knight, Civil Servant, MP) 2
Steiner, Francis George, 1929 - 2020 (Professor of Comparative Literature, philosopher, critic) 2
Steiner, Frederick George, 1890 - 1968 (lawyer, international banking executive and investment advisor) 2
Thomson, George Paget, Sir, 1892 - 1975 (Knight, nuclear physicist) 2
University of Cambridge 2
Vilim, Blazej, 1909 - 1976 (Czech Social Democratic leader) 2
Wallis, Barnes Neville, Sir, 1887 - 1979 (Knight, aeronautical engineer) 2
Wemyss, Rosslyn Erskine, 1864 - 1933 (1st Baron Wester Wemyss, Admiral of the Fleet) 2
Young, Michael, 1915 - 2002 (Baron Young of Dartington, sociologist) 2
Abrams, Mark Alexander, 1906 - 1994 (social scientist and businessman) 1
Adams, John Harold, 1918 - 2008 (Rear-Admiral) 1
Admiralty 1
Agar, Alan Wawn, 1920 (physicist) 1
Agnew, Stair Carnegie, 1872 - 1940 (lawyer) 1
Aitken, Jonathan William Patrick, 1942 (politician) 1
Albu, Austen Harry, 1903 - 1994 (engineer and Member of Parliament) 1
Alexander, Albert Victor, 1885 - 1965 (1st Earl Alexander of Hillsborough, politician) 1
Allen, George Roland Gordon, 1891 - 1980 (naval officer and literary assistant to Sir Winston Churchill) 1
Allibone, Thomas Edward, 1903 - 2003 (physicist) 1
Alliluyeva, Svetlana Iosifovna, 1926 - 2011 (afterwards Lana Peters, daughter of Joseph Stalin) 1
Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) 1
Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Ltd 1
Ashburner, Michael, 1942-2023 (Professor of Biology and Fellow of Churchill College) 1
Ashmore, Leslie Haliburton, 1893 - 1974 (Vice-Admiral) 1
Astor, Nancy, 1879 - 1964 (née Langhorne, Viscountess Astor, politician) 1
Attlee, Clement Richard, 1883 - 1967 (1st Earl Attlee, statesman) 1
Backhouse, Roger Roland Charles, Sir, 1878 - 1939 (Knight, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Bacon, Francis Thomas, 1904 - 1992 (engineer and fuel cell pioneer) 1
Bailly, Louis Edward Stewart Holland Le, Sir, 1915 (Knight and Vice-Admiral) 1
Baker, Irene Noel (c 1879-1956, wife of Philip Noel-Baker) 1
Baker, John Fleetwood, 1901 - 1985 (Baron Baker of Windrush, scientist and Professor of Mechanical Sciences) 1
Balfour, Harold Harington, 1897 - 1988 (Baron Balfour of Inchrye, politician) 1
Banks, Francis Rodwell, 1898 - 1985 (Air Commodore) 1
Barker, Nicholas John, 1933 - 1997 (Captain Royal Navy) 1
Barker, Paul, 1935 - 2019 (writer, editor and broadcaster) 1
Barker, Ralph, 1917 (writer) 1
Barker, William, Sir, 1909 - 1992 (Knight, diplomat and Professor of Russian) 1
Barnes, William Lethbridge Gorell, Sir, 1909 - 1987 (Knight, civil servant) 1
Barnett, Correlli Douglas, 1927-2022 (author and historian) 1
Barry, Philip Stuart Milner, Sir (1906-1995, Knight and codebreaker) 1
Batey, Mavis Lilian, 1921 - 2013 (nee Lever, wartime codebreaker and garden campaigner) 1
Beamish, Henry Hamilton, 1829 - 1901 (Rear Admiral) 1
Beamish, Tufton Percy Hamilton, 1874 - 1951 (Rear Admiral) 1
Beamish, Tufton Victor Hamilton, 1917 - 1989 (Baron Chelwood of Lewes) 1
Beatty, David, 1871 - 1936 (1st Earl Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
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