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Sir Osbert Lancaster (1908–1986) by Georges Maiteny © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lancaster, Sir Osbert (1908–1986), cartoonist and designer, was born in London on 4 August 1908, the only child of Robert Lancaster (d. 1916) and his wife, Clare Bracebridge Manger. His grandfather, Sir William Lancaster, became secretary of the Prudential Assurance Company and his father had a job in the ...

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William George Rushton (1937–1996) by Tim Cuff Apex Photo Agency Ltd

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Rushton, William George [Willie] (1937–1996), cartoonist, comedian, and author, was born on 18 August 1937 at 3 Wilbraham Place, Chelsea, the only child of John Atherton Rushton (d. 1958), a publisher, and his Welsh wife, Veronica Hannah Gilbert James. Willie Rushton was educated at ...