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Davis, Ian Gordon McNaught- (1929–2014), mountaineer, businessman, and broadcaster, was born on 30 August 1929 at Noordschote, Third Avenue, Newton Hill, Wakefield, Yorkshire, the son of Stanley Gordon McNaught-Davis (1889–1971), an ex-Royal Flying Corps pilot then working as a bus driver, later a transport manager, and his wife ...

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Jenkins, Christopher Dennis Alexander Martin- (1945–2013), cricket commentator, was born on 20 January 1945 at 5 Geneva Street, Peterborough (his maternal grandmother's home), the second of three sons of Lieutenant-Colonel Dennis Frederick Martin-Jenkins (1911–1991), a Royal Artillery officer who later worked in shipping for ...

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Longhurst, Henry Carpenter (1909–1978), golf journalist and television broadcaster, was born on 18 March 1909 at Bromham, Bedfordshire, the only child of (William) Henry Longhurst, the owner of a large furnishing business in Bedford, and his wife, Constance Smith. From St Cyprian's, Eastbourne...

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Henry Carpenter Longhurst (1909–1978) by unknown photographer, 1972 Getty Images

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Maskell, Daniel [Dan] (1908–1992), tennis player and broadcaster, was born on 11 April 1908 at 15 Everington Street, Fulham, London, the fourth and youngest son and seventh of eight children of Henry George Maskell (b. 1873), engineer, and his wife, Emma Pearce (1875–1922)...

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Daniel Maskell (1908–1992) by unknown photographer, 1977 Getty Images

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McLaren, William Pollock [Bill] (1923–2010), rugby union commentator and teacher, was born at 54 Weensland Road, Hawick, Roxburghshire, on 16 October 1923, the second of the three children and only son of Murdoch McLaren, factory manager for Innes Henderson, a knitwear company, and his wife, ...