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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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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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See Healy, Timothy Michael

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Mishcon, Victor, Baron Mishcon (1915–2006), solicitor and politician, was born on 14 August 1915 at 1 Helix Road, Brixton, London, the son of Rabbi Arnold Mishcon (1879/80–1935), who had emigrated from Russia, and his west-country wife, Queenie, née Orler (1878/9–1949), who was a teacher at an elementary school. His father had become a rabbi at the age of twenty-two, and four years later became rabbi at the ...

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Victor Mishcon, Baron Mishcon (1915–2006) by Carolyn Djanogly, 2000 Camera Press, London

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Napier, Sir Oliver John (1935–2011), solicitor and politician, was born on 11 July 1935 at 34 Malone Avenue, Belfast, the son of James Joseph Napier, solicitor, and his wife, Sarah Frances (Sheila), née Bready, teacher. In 1941, during the Second World War, the family relocated and his early years were spent near ...

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Sir Oliver John Napier (1935–2011) by Bobbie Hanvey, mid 1990s Bobbie Hanvey Photographic Archives, John J. Burns Library, Boston College

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Withers, Sir John James (1863–1939), solicitor, was born at 13 Upper Seymour Street West, Paddington, London, on 21 December 1863, the eldest of the seven children of James Tuck Withers (1826–1900), solicitor, and his wife, Marion Jane, née Gemmell (1840–1915). Educated at Eton College...