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Anderson, John (1798–1839), genealogist and writer to the signet, was born on 16 August 1798, the eldest of four children of Peter Anderson (1768–1823), a solicitor in Inverness, and his wife, Jessie Thomson (c.1766–1836). Anderson was educated for seven years at the private boarding-school in ...

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Barclay, Sir Peter Maurice (1926–2014), solicitor and social reformer, was born on 6 March 1926 at 2 Walerand Road, Lewisham, London, the only child of George Ronald Barclay (1894–1974), chartered secretary and businessman, and his wife, Josephine Maria Stephanie, née Lambert...

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Bebb [married name Thomson], Gwyneth Marjory (1889–1921), campaigner for women's admission to the legal profession, was born at Brasenose House, High Street, Oxford, on 27 October 1889, the second daughter and third of the seven children of Llewellyn John Montfort Bebb DD (1862–1915)...

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Gwyneth Marjory Bebb (1889–1921) by unknown photographer, 1920 by kind permission of Anne Tickell and Martin Tomlins

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Beltrami, Joseph (Joe) (1932–2015), solicitor advocate, was born at 1 Menzies Place, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, on 15 May 1932, the son of Egidio Beltrami, restaurateur, and his wife Isabella, née Battison, sales assistant. His father, from Italian-speaking Switzerland, had come to Scotland...

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Brett, Sir Charles Edward Bainbridge (1928–2005), solicitor and architectural historian, was born on 30 October 1928 at Glenard, Holywood, co. Down, the eldest son of Charles Anthony Brett (1897–1988), solicitor, and his wife, (Elizabeth) Joyce, née Carter. His father was senior partner of ...

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Sir Charles Edward Bainbridge Brett (1928–2005) by Jill Jennings Country Life Picture Library

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Burgin, Edward Leslie (1887–1945), solicitor and politician, was born on 13 July 1887 at Timberscombe, Dollis Road, Finchley, the elder son of Edward Lambert Burgin (1858–1941), solicitor, and his wife, Marian Kate, née Showler (1862–1933). He was educated at Christ's College, Finchley, and the ...

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Carnegy, Elizabeth Patricia, Baroness Carnegy of Lour (1925–2010), Girl Guides official and educationist, was born at 71 Pont Street, Chelsea, London, on 28 April 1925, the eldest of three daughters of Lieutenant-Colonel (Ughtred) Elliott Carnegy Carnegy of Lour (1886–1973), a decorated soldier, and his wife, ...

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Clark, Sir Robert Anthony [Bob] (1924–2013), special operations officer, solicitor, and businessman, was born at 29 Chandos Road, East Finchley, London, on 6 January 1924, the younger son of John Anthony (Jack) Clark, mechanical engineer, and his wife, Gladys Evelyn Mary, née Dyer (1891–1970)...

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Craig, William [Bill] (1924–2011), solicitor and politician, was born on 2 December 1924 at Cookstown, co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, the son of John Craig, bank manager, and his wife, Mary Kathleen, née Lamont. Educated at Dungannon Royal School and Larne grammar school, he joined the ...

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William Craig (1924–2011) by Bruno Bachelet, 1973 © Paris Match / Getty Images

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Davies, Sir Alfred Thomas (1861–1949), solicitor and civil servant, was born on 11 March 1861 at Oak Lane, West Derby, Lancashire, the son of William Davies, a master linen draper, and his wife, Ann Thomas. He was educated at Waterloo high school, Liverpool...

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