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Bolton, Sir John Brown (1902–1980), politician in the Isle of Man and accountant, was born on 20 January 1902 in Methwold, Norfolk, the eldest of four sons of the Revd Richard Bolton (1867–1951), Primitive Methodist minister, and his wife, Charlotte, née Brown (1865–1962)...

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Freda Künzlen Corbet (1900–1993) by Bassano, 1947 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Corbet [other married name Campbell], Freda Künzlen (1900–1993), teacher and politician, was born at 67 Trinity Road, Tooting, London, on 15 November 1900, the eldest of the three children of Adolf Frederic Hermann Künzlen, a commercial clerk and later an insurance agent, and his wife, ...

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Denington [née Bursill], Evelyn Joyce, Baroness Denington (1907–1998), politician, was born at the librarian's residence, Woolwich public library, William Street, Woolwich, London, on 9 August 1907, the only child of Philip Charles Bursill (1875–1940), assistant borough librarian and later chief librarian of ...

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Hogg, James Macnaghten McGarel, first Baron Magheramorne (1823–1890), civic administrator, eldest son of Sir James Weir Hogg, first baronet (1790–1876), chairman of the East India Company, and his wife, Mary Claudine Swinton (d. 1874), was born at Calcutta on 3 May 1823. The merchant and philanthropist ...

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John Hooker (c. 1527–1601) by unknown artist, 1601 Exeter City Museums & Art Gallery

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Hooker [Vowell], John (c. 1527–1601), antiquary and civic administrator, was born at Bourbridge Hall, Exeter, the second son of Robert Vowell or Hooker of Exeter (b. in or before 1466, d. 1537) and his third wife, Agnes Doble (1502?–1537) of Woodbridge, Suffolk...

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Stedman [née Adams], Phyllis, Baroness Stedman (1916–1996), politician, was born at 49 St Paul's Road, Peterborough, on 14 July 1916, the daughter of Percy Adams (1893–1977), an iron moulder in a firm of naval engineers, and his wife, Emmie née Cooke. She was educated at ...