UPDATE BOARD
Apr and May 2020 resurrection of website from the web archive
updating of and adding links to MPs and MEPs pages
refining internal HTML mechanisms to reduce size of HTML files
2 Dec 2018 added lengthy note regarding Francis John and Eric James Lascelles, the two youngest sons of the 4th Earl of Harewood
30 Nov 2018 recorded death of Sir Charles Richard Huxtable [KCB 1983]
29 Nov 2018 recorded election of the 7th Baron Carrington as an elected hereditary peer, replacing the 5th Baron Northbourne
27 Nov 2018 recorded death of Jean Alys Barker, Baroness Trumpington [L]
recorded creation of life peerage for Martha Otita Osamor, who took the title of Baroness Osamor
24 Nov 2018 expanded note regarding claims to the Viscountcy of Kenmure
expanded note regarding the Viscountcy of Barnewall so as to include information on the widow of the 6th Viscount
recorded death of Sir Donald Hamilton Irvine [Kt Bach 1994]
added note regarding the death of George Robert Hay-Drummond, styled Viscount Dupplin, eldest son of the 12th Earl of Kinnoull
recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Mark Richard Tami and Christopher John Pincher
recorded knighthood granted to John Henry Hayes
23 Nov 2018 added note regarding the various claims made to the Earldom of Newburgh and the estates
22 Nov 2018 recorded death of Sir Aaron Klug [Kt Bach 1988, OM 1995]
recorded death of Michael Thomas Francis McGuire, MP for Ince 1964-1983 and Makerfield 1983-1987
expanded note regarding Arthur Reginald French, 5th Baron de Freyne
21 Nov 2018 recorded death of Sir Arnold Alec Morris [KBE 1981]
recorded death of Sir Henry David Shiffner, 8th baronet [UK 1818]
20 Nov 2018 added note regarding Sir Thomas Alexander Johnston, 11th baronet [NS 1626]
recorded death of (Geoffrey) Mark Wolfson, MP for Sevenoaks 1979-1997
19 Nov 2018 added note regarding the death of Thomas Francis Anson, 3rd Earl of Lichfield
18 Nov 2018 added note regarding Mary Victoria Curzon, 1st wife of George Nathaniel Curzon, later Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
17 Nov 2018 added note regarding the deaths of Edith Elizabeth, wife of Albert James Edmondson, 1st Baron Sandford, and her daughter
added note regarding the deaths of William James Tatem, 1st and only Baron Glanely, and his wife
16 Nov 2018 expanded note regarding Sir Andrew Ashton Waller Hills, 1st and only baronet [UK 1939]
added note regarding Cecil Talbot Clifton, 24th Lord Grey de Ruthyn
added note regarding the termination in 1885 of the abeyance of the Grey de Ruthyn peerage
14 Nov 2018 added note regarding the death of Montague John Guest, MP for Youghal 1869-1874 and Wareham 1880-1885
recorded death of Sir John Anthony Anderson [KBE 1994]
recorded death (at the age of 101) of Sir Sze-yuen Chung [Kt Bach 1978 and GBE 1988]
13 Nov 2018 added note regarding an incident in the life of Sir James Malcolm Monteath Erskine [Kt Bach 1929]
added note regarding an incident in the life of Sir Frederick Ulric Graham, 3rd baronet [GB 1783]
8 Nov 2018 recorded death of Sir Leslie Clarence Young [Kt Bach 1984]
6 Nov 2018 recorded death of John Edward Southwell Russell, 27th Baron de Clifford
recorded death of Roger Bootle-Wilbraham, 7th BaronSkelmersdale
5 Nov 2018 added note regarding the death of Sir Archibald Ernest Orr-Ewing, 3rd baronet [UK 1886]
added note regarding the death of Robert Egerton Grosvenor, 5th Baron Ebury
recorded death of Jeremy John Heywood, Baron Heywood of Whitehall [L]. This peerage was created on 26 October 2018 and as a result it now becomes the shortest-lived life peerage
3 Nov 2018 added note regarding George Montagu Bennet, 7th Earl of Tankerville
2 Nov 2018 added note regarding Sir (Wilfred) James Denham [Kt Bach 1921]
added note regarding the death of Florence Lady Graham, widow of Sir Richard James Graham, 4th baronet [GB 1783]
1 Nov 2018 recorded death of Sir Nigel Hugh Robert Allen Broomfield [KCMG 1992]
recorded death of Sir (Johann) Thomas Eichelbaum [GBE 1989]
added note regarding the death of Sir James Currie [KBE 1920, KCMG 1933]
added note regarding Sir John Daniel [Kt Bach 1921]
31 Oct 2018 added note regarding Sir Harry Vesey Brooke [KBE 1920]
30 Oct 2018 added note regarding the commission of inquiry into the sanity of Sir Henry Meux, 2nd baronet
expanded notes under the baronetcies of Adam, Havelock and Kennard to include the granting of the style of a baronet's widow in those cases where the intended baronet died before creation could be completed
recorded death of Dame Beryl Edith Beaurepaire [DBE 1980]
29 Oct 2018 added note regarding Matthew Barnewall, 6th Viscount Barnewall, and his successful claim to the peerage
28 Oct 2018 added note regarding David Arbuthnott, 11th Viscount Arbuthnott
27 Oct 2018 added note regarding Benjamin Oliveira, MP for Pontefract 1852-1857
added lengthy note regarding the Carlingford "Peerage" case. Note that this was not a claim for a peerage, but rather a claim to a share in an estate
26 Oct 2018 added note regarding the death of Lady Constance Hatch, widow of Sir Ernest Frederick George Hatch, 1st baronet
added note regarding the death of Thomas Edward Beevor, eldest son and heir of Sir Thomas Beevor, 4th baronet [GB 1784]
25 Oct 2018 added note regarding the death of Sir Edgar Francis Egerton Curtis, 5th baronet [UK 1802]
added note regarding the death of Lady Walsh, second wife of Sir Cecil Walsh [Kt Bach 1927]
recorded death of Sir John Rodney Johnson [KCMG 1988]
recorded death of Sir Anthony Keith Gill [Kt Bach 1991]
24 Oct 2018 recorded death of Sir John Joseph McGrath [KNZM 2009] (it looks like the wrong week to be a New Zealand knight - 3 gone so far)
recorded death of Sir Thomas Murray Thorp [KNZM 1996]
23 Oct 2018 added lengthy note regarding the death of Sir Alfred James Newton, 1st baronet [UK 1900] Accident, suicide, or murder?
22 Oct 2018 recorded death of Sir Ralph Herberley Ngatata Love [GNZM 2009]
recorded death of Sir Nicholas Gawen Brownrigg, 5th baronet [UK 1816]
20 Oct 2018 expanded note regarding the 15th and 17th Earls of Caithness
19 Oct 2018 added note regarding the death of William Hepburn Cozens-Hardy, 2nd Baron Cozens-Hardy
added note regarding the death of James Walter Grimston, 4th Earl of Verulam
added note regarding the death of Rosa Gertrude, widow of Sir James Bruton [Kt Bach 1916]
18 Oct 2018 added note regarding the death of Alice, Lady Hayes, widow of Sir Edmund Francis Hayes, 5th baronet [I 1789]
17 Oct 2018 recorded death of Sir (Iain) Charles Robert McCullough [Kt Bach 1981]
added note regarding Eleanor Mary Byng, Viscountess Torrington (1st wife of the 9th Viscount)
added note regarding the death of Henry Ludlow Lopes, 2nd Baron Ludlow
expanded note regarding Sir Gilbert Edward Campbell, 3rd baronet [UK 1831]
16 Oct 2018 recorded death of Patricia Lesley Hollis, Baroness Hollis of Heigham [L]
15 Oct 2018 added note regarding Desmond Louis Donnelly, MP for Pembroke 1950-1970
added note regarding Sir James John Hamilton, 2nd baronet [UK 1814]
added note regarding the death of Joseph Westwood, MP for Peebles and Southern Midlothian 1922-1931 and Stirling and Falkirk 1935-1948
recorded death of Donald Stovel Macdonald [PC Canada 1968]
14 Oct 2018 added note regarding Lord Cecil Reginald John Manners, MP for Melton 1900-06
added note regarding the death of Tempe Irene de Montmorency, widow of William Geoffrey Bouchard de Montmorency, 6th Viscount Mountmorres
12 Oct 2018 recorded death of Sir Herbert Douglas Ellis [Kt Bach 2012]
11 Oct 2018 added note regarding the death of Matthew Peter D'Arcy, MP for Wexford County 1868-1874
recorded death of David John Denzil Davies, MP for Llanelli 1970-2005 PC 1978
added note regarding Sir Edward Arthur Dolman Scott, 8th baronet [UK 1806]
added note regarding Sir John Fox Dillon, 7th baronet [UK 1801]
10 Oct 2018 recorded death (at the age of 102) of Dame Joan Evelyn Kelleher (previously Henderson) [DBE 1965]
recorded death of Sir Charles Douglas Lowther, 6th baronet [UK 1824]
added note regarding Sir Frank Popham Young [KBE 1918]
added note regarding the death of Sir Wilfrid Vernon Grigson [Kt Bach 1948]
added note regarding the death of Sir Ralph Percy Ashton [Kt Bach 1911]
9 Oct 2018 recorded death of Sir Michael John Turner [Kt Bach 1986]
recorded death of Sir Gordon Minto Hoursden [Kt Bach 1997]
added note regarding the death of Sir Vincent Hunter Barrington Kennett- Barrington [Kt Bach 1886]
8 Oct 2018 added dates of investiture of all Knights Bachelor created since June 2017
added note regarding the death of Sir Arthur Frederick Sidgreaves [Kt Bach 1945]
added note regarding the death of Sir Howard Handley Spicer [KBE 1918]
recorded five recent appointments to the Privy Council for Canada
recorded death of Sir John Crampton Swinton [KCVO 1979]
6 Oct 2018 recorded death of Sir Roger Geoffrey Gibbs [Kt Bach 1994]
added note regarding Sir Vincent Henry Penalver Caillard [Kt Bach 1896] and his widow
5 Oct 2018 added note regarding Sophie, Lady White, widow of Sir Edward White [Kt Bach 1912]
4 Oct 2018 added note regarding the death of Sir Sydney Beauchamp [Kt Bach 1920]
added note regarding the death of Sir Andrew Balfour [KCMG 1930]
2 Oct 2018 added note regarding Sir George Basil Haddon-Smith [KCMG 1915]
added note regarding Sir Thomas Eustace Hill [Kt Bach 1930]
added note regarding Sir Thomas Blatherwick [KCB 1949]
1 Oct 2018 replaced previous note regarding Sir Edward Henry Hulse, 6th baronet, with a more comprehensive note
added note regarding Sir Norman Dugald Ferrier Campbell, 13th baronet [NS 1628]
30 Sep 2018 recorded death of Peter Adams [PC Canada 2004]
added note regarding Sir Drummond Drummond Fraser [KBE 1920]
added note regarding Sir Thomas Henley [KBE 1920]
29 Sep 2018 recorded death of Sir William Alexander Estridge Durrant, 8th baronet [GB 1784]
28 Sep 2018 recorded death of Sir Eric Grant Yarrow, 3rd baronet [UK 1916]
added note regarding the death of Sir James Robert Rae [KBE 1920]
added note regarding the death of Sir John Francis Sheehy [Kt Bach 1943]
27 Sep 2018 added note regarding Sir Reginald Clare Hart VC [KCB 1899, KCVO 1904 and GCB 1931]
added note regarding Sir William Thomas Francis Horwood [KCB 1921 & GBE 1928]
added note regarding Sir William Thwaites [KCMG 1919 and KCB 1927]
25 Sep 2018 added note regarding William John Dalzell Burnyeat, MP for Whitehaven 1906-Jan 1910
added note regarding Henry Charles Charleton, MP for Leeds South 1922-1931 and 1935-1945
24 Sep 2018 recorded death of Sir Charles Kuen Kao [KBE 2010]
22 Sep 2018 added note regarding the death of Harold Keates Hales, MP for Hanley 1931-1935
added note regarding Charles Roden Buxton, MP for Asburton Jan-Dec 1910, Accrington 1922-1923 and Elland 1929-1931
21 Sep 2018 recorded death of Sir Louis Jacques Blom-Cooper [Kt Bach 1992]
20 Sep 2018 added note regarding the death of Jack Lees, MP for Belper 1929-1931
19 Sep 2018 added note regarding the death of Sir Louis Stanley Johnson, MP for Walthamstow East 1918-1924
added note regarding the death of Hugh Ferguson, MP for Motherwell 1923-1924
added note regarding the death of George William Shield, MP for Wansbeck 1929-1931
18 Sep 2018 added note regarding Sir Hassan Suhrawardy [Kt Bach 1932]
added note regarding Sir Francis Stanley Jackson [GCIE 1927 and GCSI 1932]
16 Sep 2018 recorded death (somewhat belatedly) of John Frederick Ovenden, MP for Gravesend Feb 1974-1979
added note regarding Gerald Strickland, 1st and only Baron Strickland
recorded death of Sir William Kerr Fraser [GCB 1984]
15 Sep 2018 added note regarding Collingwood James Hughes, MP for Peckham 1922-1924
14 Sep 2018 added note regarding Sir Charles Perrin Skerrett [KCMG 1927]
13 Sep 2018 added note regarding Charles William Darbishire, MP for Westbury 1922-1924 and the death of his widow
added note regarding Frederick Caesar Linfield, MP for Bedfordshire Mid 1922-1924
added note regarding Stephen Lucius Gwynn, MP for Galway City 1906-1918
12 Sep 2018 recorded death of Sir Richard Frederick Vincent, Baron Vincent of Coleshill [L]
recorded death of Sir (John) Nicholas Somerville [Kt Bach 1985]
10 Sep 2018 added note regarding James Joseph O'Kelly, MP for Roscommon North 1885-1892 and 1895-1916
recorded death of Sir Barry Nigel Wilson [KCB 1990]
9 Sep 2018 added note regrding the death of Sir Henry Seton-Karr, MP for St. Helens 1885-1906
7 Sep 2018 added note regarding John Cumming MacDona, MP for Rotherhithe 1892-1906
added note regarding the death of Edward Brodie Hoare, MP for Hampstead 1888-1902
5 Sep 2018 recorded death of Sir John Bernard Hall, 3rd baronet [UK 1919]
added note regarding the death of George de la Poer Beresford, MP for Armagh 1875-1885
added note regarding the death of Edward Chapman, MP for Hyde 1900-1906
4 Sep 2018 added note regarding the death of Richard Mallock, MP for Torquay 1886-1895
added note regarding James Robert Bain, MP for Egremont 1900-1906
added note regarding Henry Arthur Evans, MP for Leicester East 1922-1923 and Cardiff South 1924-1929 and 1931-1945
3 Sep 2018 added note regarding Mavis Constance Tate, MP for Willesden West 1931-1935 and Frome 1935-1945
2 Sep 2018 added note regarding Anthony Alfred Harmsworth Marlowe, MP for Brighton 1941-1950 and Hove 1950-1965
added note regarding Harold James Selborne Woodhouse, 2nd Baron Terrington
1 Sep 2018 recorded death of Alastair William Gillespie [PC Canada 1971]
recorded death of Peter Robert Henry Mond, 4th Baron Melchett This peerage now becomes extinct
31 Aug 2018 expanded note regarding Frank Gray, MP for Oxford 1922-1924
expanded note regarding James Somervell, MP for Ayr Burghs 1890-1892
recorded death of Sir James Alexander Mirrlees [Kt Bach 1997]
30 Aug 2018 added note regarding Samuel Smith, MP for Liverpool 1882-1885 and Flintshire 1886-1906
added note regarding Denis Kilbride, MP for Kerry South 1887-1895, Galway County North 1895-1900 and Kildare South 1903-1918
recorded death of John Ernest Townend, MP for Bridlington 1979-1997 and Yorkshire East 1997-2001
29 Aug 2018 recorded death of Sir Adrian Christopher Swire [Kt Bach 1982]
28 Aug 2018 added note regarding James Gubbins Fitzgerald, MP for Longford County South 1888-1892
28 Aug 2018 recorded death of Thomas Michael Cox, MP for Wandsworth Central 1970-Feb 1974 and Tooting Feb 1974-2005
26 Aug 2018 recorded death of Donald Sage Mackay, Baron Mackay of Drumadoon [L]
25 Aug 2018 added note regarding the death of George Maitland Lloyd Davies, MP for the University of Wales 1923-1924
added note regarding Thomas Guy Frederick Paget, MP for Bosworth 1922-1923
added note regarding Thomas Lewis Horabin, MP for Cornwall North 1939-1950
19 Aug 2018 recorded death of Sir Peter Hannay Bailey Tapsell, MP for Nottingham West 1959-1964, Horncastle 1966-1983, East Lindsey 1983-1997 and Louth and Horncastle 1997-2015. Father of the House of Commons 2010-2015
recorded death of Kofi Atta Annan [Hon GCMG 2007]
17 Aug 2018 recorded death of Sir Henry Arthur Hugh Cortazzi [GCMG 1983]
16 Aug 2018 recorded death of Martin Maurice Brandon-Bravo, MP for Nottingham South 1983-1992
recorded death of Sir John Shipley Rowlinson [Kt Bach 2000]
recorded death of Sir Alan David Greengross [Kt Bach 1986]
15 Aug 2018 added note regarding Frederick William Horner, MP for Lambeth North 1900-1906
13 Aug 2018 added note regarding Hugh Mowbray Meyler, MP for Blackpool 1923-1924
12 Aug 2018 recorded death of Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul [Kt Bach 1989]
10 Aug 2018 recorded death of Sir Digby John Mackworth, 10th baronet [GB 1776]
added note regarding Sewallis Evelyn Shirley, MP for co. Monaghan 1868-1880
added note regarding John Lockie, MP for Devonport 1902-1904
9 Aug 2018 added note regarding Ian MacIntyre, MP for Edinburgh West 1924-1929
8 Aug 2018 added note regarding the death of Edward Holmes Baldock, MP for Shrewsbury 1847-1857
added note regarding Henry Newton Knights, MP for Camberwell North 1918-Jan 1922
5 Aug 2018 recorded death of Dame Joan Fleetwood Varley [DBE 1985]
31 Jul 2018 added note regarding the death of Alfred Baldwin Raper, MP for Islington East 1918-1922
recorded death of George Cunningham, MP for Islington South West 1970-Feb 1974 and Islington South and Finsbury Feb 1974-1983 and nominated MEP 1978-1979
recorded death of Sir Alexander Charles Onslow Fergusson [Kt Bach 2017] (not to be confused with the Manchester United football manager)
28 Jul 2018 recorded death of Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson, Baron Browne-Wilkinson [L]
25 Jul 2018 added note regarding the death of Francis Lawless, MP for Dublin County North 1918-1922
added note regarding the death of Henry James [Harry] Boland, MP for Roscommon South 1918-1922
expanded existing note regarding Terence Joseph McSwiney, MP for Cork County Mid 1918-1920
18 Jul 2018 recorded election of the 5th Baron Bethell as an elected hereditary peer, replacing the 3rd Baron Glentoran
17 Jul 2018 recorded death of Sir Alan Ewan Donald [KCMG 1988]
recorded death of Sir Maurice Shock [Kt Bach 1988]
12 Jul 2018 recorded death of John Dunn Laird, Baron Laird [L]
recorded creation of life peerage for Deborah Clare Bull, who took the title of Baroness Bull
11 Jul 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir David William Kinloch Anderson, who took the title of Baron Anderson of Ipswich
recorded creation of life peerage for Rosel Marie Boycott, who took the title of Baroness Boycott
recorded death of Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, 6th Baron Carrington and Baron Carington of Upton [L]
6 Jul 2018 recorded death of Terence James Thomas, Baron Thomas of Macclesfield [L]
5 Jul 2018 recorded death of Sir David Cecil Smith [Kt Bach 1986]
recorded election of the Earl of Devon as an elected hereditary peer, replacing Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
3 Jul 2018 recorded death of Sir Anthony George Touche, 3rd baronet [UK 1920]
recorded apparent death of Sir Anthony Edward Norman Bellingham, 8th baronet [GB 1796]
2 Jul 2018 recorded death of Dame Gillian Barbara Lynne [DBE 2013]
28 Jun 2018 recorded death of Norman Anthony Godman, MP for Greenock and Port Glasgow 1983-1997 and Greenock and Inverclyde 1997-2001
27 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Roderick John Inglis, 10th baronet [NS 1703]
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Alexander John Randall, who took the title of Baron Randall of Uxbridge
25 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Seymour Vivian Gilbart-Denham [KCVO 2002]
24 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Edward Henry Garnier, who took the title of Baron Garnier
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Alan Gordon Barraclough Haselhurst, who took the title of Baron Haselhurst
23 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir John Charles Cave, 5th baronet [UK 1896]
recorded creation of life peerage for Diana Francesca Caroline Clare Barran, who took the title of Baroness Barran
recorded creation of life peerage for Iain Mackenzie McNicol, who took the title of Baron McNicol of West Kilbride
recorded creation of life peerage for Paula Christina Bryan, who took the title of Baroness Bryan of Partick
recorded creation of life peerage for Amanda Jacqueline Sater, who took the title of Baroness Sater
recorded creation of life peerage for Robert Thomas William McCrea, who took the title of Baron McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown
recorded creation of life peerage for Catherine Irene Jacqueline Meyer, who took the title of Baroness Meyer
recorded creation of life peerage for Peter Bruce Lilley, who took the title of Baron Lilley
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Eric Jack Pickles, who took the title of Baron Pickles
22 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Laurence Whistler Street [KCMG 1976]
21 Jun 2018 recorded death of (William) Oulton Wade, Baron Wade of Chorlton [L]
recorded death of Sir John Adam Thomson [GCMG 1985]
19 Jun 2018 recorded death of Donald Euan Palmer Howard, 4th Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal
recorded death of Archibald George Montgomerie, 18th Earl of Eglinton and 6th Earl of Winton
15 Jun 2018 recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew Guy Tyrie, who took the title of Baron Tyrie
recorded death of Sir Frederick John Atkinson [KCB 1978]
12 Jun 2018 recorded death of Irving Thomas Stuttaford, MP for Norwich South 1970-Feb 1974
11 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir (Thomas) Neil Morris Waters [Kt Bach 1995]
added all new knights and dames included in the Queen's Birthday Honours List (including the New Zealand Honours List), together with new appointments of Companions of Honour
6 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Desmond George Lorenz de Silva [Kt Bach 2011]
5 Jun 2018 recorded death of William Howie, Baron Howie of Troon [L]
2 Jun 2018 recorded death of Sir Clive Christopher Hugh Elliott, 4th baronet [UK 1917]
recorded death of John Julius Cooper, 2nd Viscount Norwich
30 May 2018 recorded death of John Tapling Fremantle, 5th Baron Cottesloe
29 May 2018 recorded death of Sir Rupert Charles Bromley, 10th baronet [GB 1757]
26 May 2018 recorded death of Sir Miles Garth Hunt-Davis [GCVO 2010]
20 May 2018 details announced of 13 new life peerages to be created. These will be added to the relevant pages as they are created
recorded granting of knighthood to David Anthony Evennett, MP for Erith and Crayford 1983-1997 and Bexleyheath and Crayford since 2005
recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Shami Chakrabarti, Baroness Chakrabarti [L]
recorded death of Sir James Henry Fuller Eberle [GCB 1980]
19 May 2018 recorded creation of peerages for Prince Henry of Wales, who now becomes Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel
recorded death of Sir John Leslie Carrick [KCMG 1981]
recorded death of Sir Emile Rudolph Gumbs [Kt Bach 1994]
recorded death of Sir John Ferguson (Ian) Denholm [Kt Bach 1989]
18 May 2018 recorded death of James Callaghan, MP for Middleton and Prestwich Feb 1974-1983 and Heywood and Middleton 1983-1997
14 May 2018 recorded death of Tessa Jane Helen Douglas Jowell, Baroness Jowell [L]
9 May 2018 recorded death of Sir Keith Alec Williamson [GCB 1982]
5 May 2018 recorded death of Paul Wyatt Dick [PC Canada 1986]
4 May 2018 recorded death of Sir John Devereux Treacher [KCB 1975]
recorded result of by-election in the constituency of West Tyrone, following the resignation of Barry McElduff
3 May 2018 recorded death of Sir Reginald Robert Barnewall, 13th baronet [I 1623]
2 May 2018 recorded death of Peter Temple-Morris, Baron Temple-Morris [L]
30 Apr 2018 recorded death of former Speaker of the House Michael John Martin, Baron Martin of Springburn [L]
27 Apr 2018 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Sir Peter David William Coulson, Robert Goodwill, Sir George Andrew Midsomer Leggatt and Kevan David Jones
24 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Michael John Newington [KCMG 1992]
recorded death of Sir Lawrence Hugh Williams, 9th baronet [GB 1798]. This baronetcy has now become extinct
recorded death of Anne Gibson, Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen [L]
recorded appointment of Dame (Florence) Mary Fagan as a Lady Companion of the Garter, and Alan Henry Brooke, 3rd Viscount Brookeborough as a Knight Companion of the Garter
recorded death of Keith Ashfield [PC Canada 2008]
20 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Roger James Elliott [Kt Bach 1987]
recorded death of Sir Peter Anson, 7th baronet [UK 1831]
14 Apr 2018 recorded death of Dame Daphne Marjorie Sheldrick [DBE 2005]
added note regarding Sir Spencer Pocklington Maryon Maryon-Wilson, 11th baronet [E 1661]
11 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Peter de Lacey Le Cheminant [KCB 1972, GBE 1978]
7 Apr 2018 recorded death of Gwilym Edffrwd Roberts, MP for Bedfordshire South 1966-1970 and Cannock Feb 1974-1983
recorded death of Edward Henry Kenelm Digby, 12th Baron Digby
5 Apr 2018 recorded death of Sir Michael Addison John Wheeler-Booth [KCB 1994]
added note regarding an amusing incident in the life of Sir (John) Evelyn Leslie Wrench [Kt Bach 1932, KCMG 1960]
4 Apr 2018 recorded death of Geoffrey Hugh Dodsworth, MP for Hertfordshire South West Feb 1974-1979
expanded note regarding the earldom of Egmont so as to include information on the claimants who appeared in 1929 following the death of the 8th Earl
recorded death of Jack Leslie Vernon, 7th Baron Lyveden
3 Apr 2018 recorded death of Doreen Mary [Drue] Heinz [Hon DBE 1995]
1 Apr 2018 added note regarding an amusing anecdote relating to Hugh Burdett Money-Coutts, 6th Lord Latymer
recorded death of Sir Erskine William Gladstone KG, 7th baronet [UK 1846]
31 Mar 2018 recorded death (at the age of 101) of Saul Mark Cherniak [PC Canada 1984]
recorded death of Josephine Farrington, Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton [L]
30 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir John Grimley Evans [Kt Bach 1997]
recorded death of Sir Eric Paul McClintock [Kt Bach 1981]
29 Mar 2018 added note regarding an incident in the childhood of Sir Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith [Kt Bach 1932]
added note regarding the death of Sir Hussey Burgh Fairlie-Cuninghame, 14th baronet [NS 1630]
28 Mar 2018 added note regarding Sir Nicholas Lawless, 1st baronet [I 1776]
added note regarding Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor [Kt Bach 1955]
added note regarding Sir Peter David George Terry [GCB 1982]
25 Mar 2018 recorded death of Michael Cecil John Barnes, MP for Brentford and Chiswick 1966-Feb 1974
23 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir James Lamb Weatherall [KBE 1989, KCVO 2000]
22 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Andrew James Gilbart [Kt Bach 2015]
21 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir William Aldous [Kt Bach 1988, PC 1995]
added note regarding Sir Benjamin Parnell Bromhead, 4th baronet [UK 1806]
20 Mar 2018 added note (under Representative Peers - Ireland) regarding the unsuccessful attempt to revive the election of Irish Representative Peers in 1966
recorded death of Ivor Seward Richard, Baron Richard [L]
recorded death of Roger Nicholas Edwards, Baron Crickhowell [L]
16 Mar 2018 recorded death of Philip Warren Hawksley, MP for The Wrekin 1979-1987 and Halesowen and Stourbridge 1992-1997
15 Mar 2018 recorded death of Brenda Dean, Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde [L]
14 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Richard Bernard Frank Stewart Body [Kt Bach 1986], MP for Billericay 1955-1959, Holland with Boston 1966-1997 and Boston and Skegness 1997-2001
recorded death of Sir Derrick Holden-Brown [Kt Bach 1979]
recorded death of Stephen William Hawking [CH 1989]
recorded death of Sir Charles Garnet Richard Mark Wolseley, 11th baronet [E 1628]
12 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Arthur [Ken] Dodd [Kt Bach 2017]
recorded death of Other Robert Ivor Windsor-Clive, 3rd Earl of Plymouth
recorded death of Sir John Archibald Ford [KCMG 1977]
10 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir John Edward Sulston [Kt Bach 2001, CH 2017]
9 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir (Theodore) Wilson Harris [Kt Bach 2010]
7 Mar 2018 recorded death of Bernard Harold Ian Halley Stewart, Baron Stewartby [L], MP for Hitchin Feb 1974-1983 and Hertfordshire North 1983-1992 [PC 1989, Kt Bach 1991]
6 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir William Hepburn McAlpine, 6th baronet [UK 1918]
5 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister [Kt Bach 1975, CH 2016]
2 Mar 2018 recorded death of Sir William Jonathan Frederick North, 2nd baronet [UK 1920]
1 Mar 2018 recorded death of Muriel Winifred Turner, Baroness Turner of Camden [L]
recorded death of Sir Kenneth Bertram Adam Scott [KCVO 1989]
27 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Paul Christopher Jenkins [KCB 2012]
26 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Donald Bruce Murray [Kt Bach 1988, PC 1989]
25 Feb 2018 recorded death [at the age of 100] of Sir Durward Randolph Knowles [Kt Bach 1996]
23 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Peter Ted Squire [KCB 1997 and GCB 2000]
22 Feb 2018 recorded death of William Franklin [Billy] Graham [Hon KBE 2001]
21 Feb 2018 recorded death of Dame Margaret Louise Fry [DBE 1988]
20 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir John Orr [Kt Bach 2001]
15 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir (Robert) Bruce Martin [Kt Bach 1992]
recorded death of H.R.H. Prince Henrik of Denmark [Hon GCVO, Hon GCB and Hon GCMG]
14 Feb 2018 recorded death of Alan Victor Harold Brooke, 3rd Viscount Alanbrooke. This peerage now becomes extinct
13 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Alan Rushton Battersby [Kt Bach 1992]
recorded death of Sir Lawrence Byford [Kt Bach 1984]
12 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Nicholas Michael Shehadie [Kt Bach 1976]
recorded death of Sir Julian St. John Loyd [KCVO 1990]
9 Feb 2018 recorded granting of knighthood to Timothy Miles Fancourt and Damehood to Christina Caroline Lambert on their appointments as Justices of the High Court
6 Feb 2018 recorded death of Peter Axel William Locke King, 5th Earl of Lovelace. This peerage now becomes extinct
2 Feb 2018 recorded death [at the age of 102] of Sir Alan Graham Dawtry [Kt Bach 1974]
recorded death of Stewart Ross Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of Houndwood [L] [KT 2002]
recorded death of the Rt Rev John Morier Bickersteth [KCVO 1989]
recorded death of Sir Gerald Henry Elliot [Kt Bach 1986]
1 Feb 2018 recorded death of Sir Peter North Miller [Kt Bach 1988]
recorded death of Sir Douglas Charles Lowe [KCB 1974, GCB 1977]
31 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Cyril Julian Hebden Taylor [Kt Bach 1989, GBE 2003]
30 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Henry Brooke [Kt Bach 1988, PC 1996]
recorded death of Sir Robert Daniel George [Robin] David [Kt Bach 1995]
27 Jan 2018 recorded death of Dame Beulah Rosemary Bewley [DBE 1999]
26 Jan 2018 recorded creation of GCMG for Emmanuel Neville Cenac on his appointment as Governor General of St. Lucia
24 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir (Robert) James Ball [Kt Bach 1984]
21 Jan 2018 uploaded expanded files ("peerrecords" and "baronetsintro") which contain "Honour Rolls" for peers and baronets respectively, being listings of all peers and baronets and their heirs apparent and presumptive who died in the two World Wars
20 Jan 2018 recorded death of Arthur Davidson, MP for Accrington 1966-1983
recorded death of Sir (Edward) John Cullen [Kt Bach 1991]
18 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir (Herbert) Keith Speed, MP for Meriden 1968-Feb 1974 and Ashford Oct 1974-1997
17 Jan 2018 recorded death of Olive Mary Wendy Nicol, Baroness Nicol [L]
13 Jan 2018 added note regarding the death of Sir Donald Friell McLeod [KCSI 1866]
added note regarding Sir Charles Blake Cochran [Kt Bach 1948]
recorded granting of Damehood to Sara Elizabeth Cockerill on her appointment as a Justice of the High Court
recorded appointment of Sir Séamus Treacy to the Privy Council
recorded death of Sir Angus Durie Miller Farquharson [KCVO 2009]
recorded death of Michael John Hare, 2nd Viscount Blakenham
12 Jan 2018 recorded death of Gwilym Ednyfed Hudson-Davies, MP for Conway 1966-1970 and Caerphilly 1979-1983
recorded death of Sir Frank Leslie Price [Kt Bach 1966]
9 Jan 2018 recorded granting of Damehood to Sandra Prunella Mason on her appointment as Governor-General of Barbados
recorded death of Sir Robert Bayley Emilius Laurie, 7th baronet [UK 1834]
added note regarding Sir Peter James Blake [KBE 1995]
8 Jan 2018 recorded death of Peter Denis Sutherland [Hon KCMG 2004]
added note regarding Sir Colin Muir Barber [KBE 1952]
added note regarding Sir George Corrie Bird [KCIE 1898]
6 Jan 2018 added note regarding Sir Henry Benbow [KCB 1902]
added notes regarding the awarding of posthumous knighthoods to Sir Robert Keith Arbuthnot, 4th baronet and Horace Lambert Alexander Hood, both of whom were killed in the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916
5 Jan 2018 added note regarding the death of Archibald John Arthur Wavell, 2nd and last Earl Wavell
3 Jan 2018 recorded death of Sir Brian Thomas Neill [Kt Bach 1978 and PC 1985]
31 Dec 2017 recorded death of Dame Cheryll Beatrice Sotheran [DNZM 1999]
added new knights and dames appointed to the New Zealand Order of Merit
30 Dec 2017 recorded appointments of Baron Bragg, Lady Antonia Fraser and Margaret Macmillan as Companions of Honour
recorded appointment of Richard John Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 10th Duke of Buccleuch and 12th Duke of Queensberry as a Knight of the Thistle
added all new knights and dames included in the New Year Honours List
recorded death of Sir George Jeremy ffolliott Chance, 4th baronet [UK 1900]
28 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Geoffrey Charles Wardale [KCB 1979]
24 Dec 2017 recorded death of Eric Moonman, MP for Billericay 1966-1970 and Basildon Feb 1974-1979
recorded appointment as KCVO of Jonathan Mark Marsden, late Director of the Royal Collection and Surveyor of the Queen's Works of Art
23 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter David George Terry [KCB 1977 and GCB 1982]
22 Dec 2017 recorded death of Charles Randolph Quirk, Baron Quirk [L]
17 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Bryan William Baker [Kt Bach 1997]
15 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Hereward Wake, 14th baronet [E 1621]. At the time of his death he was the oldest living baronet
13 Dec 2017 recorded death of Alan D'Ardis Erskine-Murray, 14th Lord Elibank
7 Dec 2017 added note regarding the death of Charles Joseph Leicester Stanhope, 10th Earl of Harrington
recorded death of Sir John Henry Geers Cotterell, 6th baronet [UK 1805]
6 Dec 2017 recorded death of Michael I, former King of Romania 1927-1930 and 1940-1947 [Hon GCVO 1938]
5 Dec 2017 recorded death of James Hood, MP for Clydesdale 1987-2005 and Lanark and Hamilton East 2005-2015
recorded death of Sir Richard David Michael Richardson-Bunbury, 5th baronet [I 1787]
4 Dec 2017 recorded death of Sir Martin Charles Nourse [Kt Bach 1980, PC 1985]
added note regarding the baronetcy of Dymoke, and that family's history as hereditary King's or Queen's Champions
recorded death of Sir Peter Alexander Burt [Kt Bach 2003]
30 Nov 2017 recorded death of (James) Robert Howie [PC Canada 1979]
29 Nov 2017 recorded death of Johan van Zyl Steyn, Baron Steyn [L]
recorded death of Sir Kenneth Lamonte Stuart [Kt Bach 1977]
expanded note regarding the Rivett-Carnac baronetcy
28 Nov 2017 recorded conferral of knighthood on Antony James Zacaroli on his appointment as a Justice of the High Court
23 Nov 2017 recorded death of Derek Coates Barber, Baron Barber of Tewkesbury [L] At the time of his death he was the oldest living peer, a title which has changed ownership three times in the last two weeks
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir John Nicholas Reynolds Houghton, who took the title of Baron Houghton of Richmond
21 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter Derek Carr [Kt Bach 2007]
recorded appointment of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order [GCVO]
19 Nov 2017 recorded death of William Henry Pitt, MP for Croydon North West 1981-1983
18 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir (James) Hugh Neill [KCVO 1996]
recorded death of Sir Christopher John Pitchford [Kt Bach 2001 and PC 2010]
16 Nov 2017 recorded death of Dame Pauline Frances Engel [DBE 1995]
recorded death of João Manuel Hall-Themido [Hon GCVO 1985]
15 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Richard Charles Chandos Hardy, 5th baronet [UK 1876]. This baronetcy has now become extinct
recorded appointments to the Privy Council of John Mark Lancaster, Eleanor Fulton Laing, Nicholas Richard Hurd and Samuel Wilson
recorded death of Sir Brian John Hill [Kt Bach 1989]
recorded, somewhat belatedly, the death of George Rupert Monckton-Arundell, 12th Viscount Galway
14 Nov 2017 recorded death of Peter Michael Imbert, Baron Imbert [L]
recorded death of Jeremy Nicholas Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of Lullington [L]. He was the oldest living peer for one day only following the death of Baron Langford
recorded death of Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy, 9th Baron Langford, the longest-lived peer on record
added note regarding the events which occurred in January 1875 at the funeral of Sir Thomas Edward Blake, 13th baronet
recorded death (in January 2014) of Sir Anthony Teilo Bruce Blake, 18th baronet [I 1622]
12 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Arlington Griffith Butler [KCMG 1996]
11 Nov 2017 uploaded expanded "Baronets - Introduction" page, which now contains a substantial number of records relating to the baronetage
10 Nov 2017 added note regarding Sir Vauncey Harpur-Crewe, 10th baronet [E 1626]
added note regarding Sir Nigel Courtenay Musgrave, 13th baronet
updated note regarding Sir John David Rees, 1st baronet, to include information on a curious provision in his will
9 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir Reginald Louis Secondé [KCMG 1980]
8 Nov 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Richard John Carew Chartres, who took the title of Baron Chartres
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, who took the title of Baron Hogan-Howe
recorded death of Sir Gavin Harry Laird [Kt Bach 1995]
7 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir John Manduell [Kt Bach 1989]
recorded death of Sir Michael Anthony Latham [Kt Bach 1993], MP for Melton 1974-1983 and Rutland and Melton 1983-1992
recorded the death of Sir Roger Moon, 6th baronet, one month before his 103rd birthday. At the time of his death he was the oldest living baronet
4 Nov 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Christopher Edward Wollaston MacKenzie Geidt, who took the title of Baron Geidt
3 Nov 2017 recorded death of Sir John Lawrence Kennaway, 5th baronet
1 Nov 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Ian Duncan Burnett, who took the title of Baron Burnett of Maldon
recorded death of Frank Doran, MP for Aberdeen South 1987-1992, Aberdeen Central 1997-2005 and Aberdeen North 2005-2015
recorded death of Candice Kathleen Atherton, MP for Falmouth and Camborne 1997-2005
29 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Ninian Martin Stephen [KG 1994, PC 1979]
recorded (albeit 16 months after the event) the death of John Michael Howard Whitfield, 2nd Baron Kenswood
25 Oct 2017 recorded conferral of knighthoods upon Simon James Bryan, Akhlaq Ur-Rahman Choudhury, Jonathan Lionel Cohen, Julian Nicholas Goose, Julian Bernard Knowles, Peter Richard Lane, Mathhew James Nicklin, Martin Benedict Spencer and David Basil Williams, and damehoods upon Gwynneth Francis Knowles, Jane Clare Moulder and Amanda Louise Yip on their appointment as Justices of the High Court
recorded death of Sir Peter Edward Bairsto [KBE 1981]
recorded death of Sir Peter William John Reynolds [Kt Bach 1985]
recorded death of Victor George Spencer, 3rd Viscount Churchill and 6th Baron Churchill. The viscountcy now becomes extinct, and the barony passes to the late Viscount's cousin
23 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir David Todd [Kt Bach 1995]
21 Oct 2017 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Theodore Thomas More Agnew, who took the title of Baron Agnew of Oulton
recorded creation of life peerage for Rona Alison Fairhead, who took the title of Baroness Fairhead
20 Oct 2017 recorded death of Peter Michael Pitfield [PC Canada 1984]
18 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Robert Henry Bruce-Gardner, 3rd baronet
17 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Herbert William [Bert] Massie [Kt Bach 2007]
13 Oct 2017 recorded conferral of knighthoods upon Michael Alan Penning, MP for Hemel Hempstead, and Robert Syms, MP for Poole
recorded death of Sir John Stanley Marsh [Kt Bach 1999]
recorded death of Sir Richard Hull Swinburn [KCB 1990]
recorded death of Sir Clifford Straughn Husbands [KA 1995 and GCMG 1996]
12 Oct 2017 recorded promotion of Sir Christopher Edward Wollaston MacKenzie Geidt to GCVO
11 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir Elgar Spencer Jenkins [Kt Bach 1996]
4 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir John Leonard Hunt, MP for Bromley 1964-Feb 1974 and Ravensbourne Feb 1974-1997 [Kt Bach 1989]
2 Oct 2017 recorded death of Sir (Albert) James Macqueen Craig [GCMG 1983]
29 Sep 2017 added note regarding the correct descent of the baronetcy of Smith of Eardiston [UK 1809]
added three new members of the Privy Council - Lord Keen of Elie, Sir Donnell Deeny and Sir Ben Stephens
28 Sep 2017 added note regarding the murder of Sir Arthur Edward Vicars [KCVO 1903] during the Irish War of Independence
recorded death of Sir Richard Greenbury [Kt Bach 1992]
27 Sep 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Thomas Fowell Victor Buxton, 4th baronet
added note regarding the successful claim made in 1878 to the Earldom of Lindsay, together with an expansion of the note regarding the possible claim discussed in Australian newspapers in 1913
26 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Brian Leon Barder [KCMG 1991]
24 Sep 2017 recorded death of William Michie, MP for Sheffield Heeley 1983-2001
22 Sep 2017 recorded death of Christine Margaret Butler, MP for Castle Point 1997-2001
recorded death of Sir Edward Macmillan Taylor, MP for Cathcart 1964-1979, Southend East 1980-1997 and Rochford and Southend East 1997-2005 [Kt Bach 1991]
21 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Terence George Streeton [KBE 1989]
added note regarding the termination of the abeyance of the Barony of Beaumont in 1896
recorded death of Sir Trevor Poulton Hughes [KCB 1982]
recorded death of Ralph Henry Vere Cochrane, 4th Baron Cochrane of Cults
20 Sep 2017 added note regarding the family history of the Agnew baronets created in 1629
added note regarding Sir William Cunliffe Brooks, 1st and only baronet
18 Sep 2017 added note regarding the ghost of Burton Agnes Hall, home of the Boynton baronets
added note regarding the death of Sir Arthur Percy Douglas, 5th baronet [GB 1777]
added note regarding the death of Jane, Lady Molesworth, widow of Sir Lewis William Molesworth, 11th baronet [E 1689]
added note regarding Sir John Beverley Robinson, 4th baronet [UK 1854]
16 Sep 2017 added note regarding Sir Anthony Hastings George [KCMG 1943]
added note regarding Philip Wharton, 1st and only Duke of Wharton
15 Sep 2017 added note regarding the two baronetcies of Lucas-Tooth
14 Sep 2017 added notes to all baronetcies that, to my knowledge, were created with special remainders, together with extensive changes to notes relating to peerages of the same nature
recorded death of Sir Christopher John Royden, 5th baronet [UK 1905]
recorded death of Allan Joseph MacEachen [PC Canada 1963]
13 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall [Kt Bach 1977]
12 Sep 2017 recorded death of the Sultan of Kedah [Hon GCB 1972]
11 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir David Robert Ford [KBE 1987]
9 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Patrick Ledger Goodman [Kt Bach 1995, GNZM 2009]
8 Sep 2017 added note regarding a claim to the barony of Eure made in 1977
added note regarding the termination of the abeyance of the barony of Wharton in 1916
7 Sep 2017 recorded death of Sir Edward Dillon Lott du Cann [KBE 1984], MP for Taunton 1956-1987, PC 1964
5 Sep 2017 added note regarding the termination of the abeyance of the barony of Furnivall in favour of Mary Frances Katherine Petre (later Dent), 19th Baroness Furnivall in her own right
added note regarding Sir Alastair George Lionel Joseph Miller, 6th baronet [GB 1788]
recorded death of Sir Anthony Adney Evans, 2nd baronet [UK 1920]
4 Sep 2017 added note regarding the attempt by the Duke of Atholl to claim the Earldom of Oxford in 1912
recorded death of Sir (John) Alan Thomas [Kt Bach 1993]
3 Sep 2017 recorded death of Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 10th Duke of Richmond and 5th Duke of Gordon
31 Aug 2017 added lengthy note regarding the unsuccessful claim made by Lord Mowbray for the Earldom of Norfolk, which was decided in 1906
recorded death of Sir David Wing-cheung Tang [KBE 2007]
recorded death of Dame Margaret Elizabeth Harvey Turner-Warwick [DBE 1990]
30 Aug 2017 added note regarding the successful claim to the Viscountcy of Oxfuird in 1977
added note regarding Sir Bruce Adolph Reginald Tuck, 3rd baronet [UK 1910]
added note, under Fauconberg, regarding the successful petitions to terminate the abeyances of the baronies of Fauconberg and Darcy de Knayth, together with the unsuccessful petition to revive the barony of Meinill, in 1903
29 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir Francis Edward Cassel, 2nd baronet
added note regarding Sir Anthony Mohun Leckonby Cope, 15th baronet [E 1611]
added note regarding Sir Henry David Shiffner, 8th baronet
26 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Headley Dymoke White, 3rd baronet [UK 1922]
added note regarding Sir William Law Williams, 8th baronet [UK 1866]
added note regarding Sir Harry Leonard D'Arcy Waechter, 2nd baronet
22 Aug 2017 expanded note regarding Sir William Johnson, 1st baronet [GB 1755]
20 Aug 2017 uploaded new Honorary Knights page, which, thanks to my friend Martin Baertl, now contains a great amount of fresh information
recorded death of Sir Colin Earl Meads [KNZM 2009]
added note regarding Sir Francis Akanu Ibiam [Hon KBE 1951 and KCMG 1962] who renounced both honours in 1967
19 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson [Bruce Forsyth] [Kt Bach 2011]
18 Aug 2017 added note regarding William Thomas Lewis, 1st Baron Merthyr
recorded death of Sir John Niall Henderson Blelloch [KCB 1987]
added note regarding Sir Montagu Roger Burgoyne, 8th baronet [E 1641]
17 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Berkeley Henry Sebastian Pigott, 5th baronet [UK 1808]
recorded death of Miles Alvery Gladwyn Jebb, 2nd Baron Gladwyn. This peerage has now become extinct
recorded death of David Robert Somerset, 11th Duke of Beaufort
16 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Richard Hanbury-Tenison [KCVO 1995]
added note regarding Sir Thomas Holte, 1st baronet [E 1611]
added note regarding Edward Marwood Elton, who claimed to be the nephew of the baronet of the same name, Sir Edward Marwood-Elton [1st and only baronet], and the Sandridge Murder of 1870
15 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Henry Bromley, 1st Baron Montfort of Horseheath
added note regarding the death of Sir John Bland, 6th baronet [E 1642]
14 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir William Fairbairn, 1st baronet [UK 1869]
added note regarding Joseph William Spearman, son and heir of Sir Joseph Layton Elmes Spearman, 2nd baronet [UK 1840]
13 Aug 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Charles Edward Hamilton, 1st and only baronet [UK 1892]
added note regarding the death of Sir Roger Bradyll Hulton, 3rd baronet
12 Aug 2017 added, under the House of Commons page which contains the constituency of Buckingham, a note regarding Sir Harry Calvert Williams Verney, 4th baronet, MP for Buckingham Dec 1910-1918
added note regarding the death of Sir Lionel Edward Hamilton Marmaduke Darell, 6th baronet [GB 1795]
added note regarding Sir Harry Leonard d'Arcy Waechter, 2nd and last baronet [UK 1911]
9 Aug 2017 expanded note regarding the death of Sir John Godfrey Worsley-Taylor, 3rd baronet [UK 1917]
added note regarding Vera, Lady Hodge, widow of Sir Rowland Frederic William Hodge, 1st baronet, who bequeathed her one farthing in his will
8 Aug 2017 added note regarding Sir William Arrol [Kt Bach 1890]
recorded death of Sir Ian Francis Ley, 5th baronet [UK 1905]
7 Aug 2017 recorded death of Dame Helen Anne Alexander [DBE 2011]
added note regarding Sir Bowater George Hamilton Vernon, 2nd baronet
expanded note regarding the MacRobert baronetcy
added note regarding Sir Andrew Ashton Waller Hills, 1st and only baronet, so created at the age of five
added note regarding the death of Sir Guy Francis William Laking, 3rd baronet
added dates of investiture of all Knights Bachelor created since June 2016
recorded death of Joseph Kevin McNamara, MP for Hull North 1966-1974 and 1983-2005, and Hull Central Feb 1974-1983
5 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir Alcon Charles Copisarow [Kt Bach 1988]
4 Aug 2017 recorded appointment of Rachel Anne Wells as a Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order [DCVO]
recorded death of Garry Richard Rushby Hart, Baron Hart of Chilton [L]
3 Aug 2017 recorded death of Sir (Paul) Patrick Gordon Bateson [Kt Bach 2003]
recorded death of Sir David John Graham [KNZM 2011]
recorded death of Sir Anthony David Colman [Kt Bach 1993]
recorded death of Christopher Nigel Beard, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford 1997-2005
added note regarding the death of Sir Francis Boughey, 8th baronet
expanded note regarding the death of Sir Hervey Ronald Bruce, 5th baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir Edward Ion Beresford Grogan, 2nd baronet [UK 1859]
1 Aug 2017 added note regarding a claim to the baronetcy of Carmichael [UK 1821] made in 1908
added note regarding Sir Francis David Sibbald Scott, 4th baronet [UK 1806]
added note regarding Sir Gervas Powell Glyn, 6th baronet [GB 1759]
31 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir Richard Lloyd-Roberts [Kt Bach 1951]
expanded note regarding William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp
28 Jul 2017 recorded death of Roland Dunstan Moyle, MP for Lewisham North 1966- Feb 1974 and Lewisham East Feb 1974-1983. PC 1978
26 Jul 2017 expanded note regarding William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley
25 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir George Alfred Julius [Kt Bach 1929]
added note regarding Sir (Frederic) Truby King [Kt Bach 1925]
recorded death of Sir John Christopher Donne [Kt Bach 1976]
recorded death of Gary Peter Anthony Waller, MP for Brighouse and Spenborough 1979-1983 and Keighley 1983-1997
24 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir William Alfred Waterlow, 1st baronet [UK 1930] and his role in the "Great Portuguese Banknote Scandal" of 1925
22 Jul 2017 added note regarding Sir William MacGregor [KCMG 1889 and GCMG 1907]
added note regarding Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk [Kt Bach 1844]
21 Jul 2017 recorded election of Lord Vaux of Harrowden as an elected hereditary peer, replacing Baron Walpole
21 Jul 2017 recorded death of John Herbert McCluskey, Baron McCluskey [L]
20 Jul 2017 recorded appointment of Ian Blackford to the Privy Council
18 Jul 2017 recorded death of Raymond Sackler [Hon KBE 1995]
recorded creation of life peerage for Ian James Duncan, who took the title of Baron Duncan of Springbank
recorded death of the Very Rev. Dr. (Arthur) Wesley Carr [KCVO 2006]
13 Jul 2017 recorded death of Sir Savile Aylmer Burdett, 11th baronet [E 1665]
recorded appointment of Felipe VI, King of Spain, as an Extra Knight Companion of the Order of the Garter
12 Jul 2017 recorded death of Frederick Augustus Tuckman, MEP for Leicester 1979-1989
10 Jul 2017 expanded note regarding Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke
added note regarding Sir George Scovell [GCB 1860]
added note regarding Sir John Scott [KCB 1865]
7 Jul 2017 recorded death of Michael Graham Ruddock Sandberg, Baron Sandberg [L]
6 Jul 2017 recorded death of James Duncan Gordon Davidson, MP for Aberdeenshire West 1966-1970
4 Jul 2017 recorded death of Sir Richard Leon Paniguian [Kt Bach 2015]
added note regarding Sir Archibald Levin Smith [Kt Bach 1883]
3 Jul 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir Wilfred Lawrence Hepton [Kt Bach 1908]
added note regarding Charles James FitzRoy, 6th Baron Southampton
30 Jun 2017 recorded death of Simone Veil [Hon DBE 1998]
added note regarding the death of Sir Eric Merton Miller [Kt Bach 1976]
29 Jun 2017 added note regarding Sir Henry Arthur Dalrymple Dalrymple-White, 2nd baronet [UK 1926]
added note regarding the death of Sir John Savage [Kt Bach 1872]
added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Lunnon Simpson [Kt Bach 1887]
recorded death of Sir Roger Grenfell Toulson [Kt Bach 1996, PC 2007]
27 Jun 2017 recorded death of David Wylie Bleakley [PC (NI) 1971]
recorded appointment of Sir Keir Starmer to the Privy Council
recorded death of Countess Alice Victoria Trolle-Wachtmeister [Hon GCVO 1983]
recorded death of Sir Duncan Wallace McMullin [PC 1980, Kt Bach 1987]
26 Jun 2017 recorded death of Robert Gordon Wilson, MP for Dundee East 1974-1987
recorded creation of life peerage for Laura Lee Wyld, who took the title of Baroness Wyld
23 Jun 2017 recorded death of former President of Botswana, Quett Ketumile Joni Masire [Hon GCMG 1991]
22 Jun 2017 recorded death of Adam Ivo Stuart Bligh, 11th Earl of Darnley
recorded death of Sir Brian Leslie Graham Kenny [GCB 1991]
20 Jun 2017 recorded death of Richard Gerard Long, 4th Viscount Long
recorded death of Joel Goodman Joffe, Baron Joffe [L]
19 Jun 2017 uploaded revised note regarding the fate of the Affleck baronetcy
17 Jun 2017 uploaded revised pages showing the various Knights, Dames and Companions of Honour included in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List
recorded death of Dame Diana Margaret Ellis [DBE 2013]
16 Jun 2017 recorded death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl [Hon GCMG]
recorded death of Dame Nganeko Kaihau Minhinnick [DNZM 2013]
15 Jun 2017 recorded death of Patricia Edwina Victoria Knatchbull, Countess Mountbatten of Burma in her own right (2nd in line)
recorded death of William Connoll Walker, MP for Perth and East Perthshire 1979-1983 and Tayside North 1983-1997
13 Jun 2017 uploaded revised House of Commons pages which reflect the changes brought about by the 2017 General Election
recorded death of Lady Mary Christina Holborow [DCVO 2010]
12 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Rodney Gordon Touche, 2nd baronet [UK 1962]
9 Jun 2017 added six new Knights/Dames announced in the 2017 New Zealand Queen's Birthday Honours List, being:-
 * John Phillip Key GNZM
 * Julie Claire Molloy Christie DNZM
 * Peggy Gwendoline Koopman-Boyden DNZM
 * Graeme Dingle KNZM
 * Michael Niko Jones KNZM
 * Timoti Samuel Karetu KNZM
recorded death of Sir Owen Whitley Green [Kt Bach 1984]
7 Jun 2017 recorded death of Robin Henry Charles Neville, 10th Baron Braybrooke
recorded death of Thomas Edward Bridges, 2nd Baron Bridges
6 Jun 2017 recorded death (at the age of 100) of Edmund Willoughby Marsham Cokayne, 3rd Baron Cullen of Ashbourne
recorded death of Sir Bernard Evans Tomlinson [Kt Bach 1988]
2 Jun 2017 recorded death of Sir Jeffrey Philip Tate [Kt Bach 2016]
recorded death of Sir Gordon Charles Brunton [Kt Bach 1985]
recorded death of Sir Stanley Clifford Simmons [Kt Bach 1993]
recorded death of Sir Robert Cyril Clarke [Kt Bach 1993]
31 May 2017 recorded death of John Mark Taylor, MEP for Midlands East 1979-1984 and MP for Solihull 1983-2005
recorded death of Sir Ronald Hobson [KCVO 2006]
27 May 2017 recorded death (at the age of 101) of George Neville Clive Wigram, 2nd Baron Wigram
26 May 2017 recorded death of Sir Alistair Allan Horne [Kt Bach 2003]
recorded death of Paul Stuart Keetch, MP for Hereford 1997-2010
25 May 2017 recorded death of Ronald George Atkey [PC Canada 1979]
recorded death of Francis Nigel Forman, MP for Carshalton 1976-1983 and Carshalton and Wallington 1983-1997
24 May 2017 recorded death of Eustace Hubert Beilby Gibbs, 3rd Baron Wraxall
recorded death of Sir Peter Harvey Marychurch [KCMG 1985]
rercorded death of Sir Roger George Moore [KBE 2003]
23 May 2017 recorded death of Sir Paul Rupert Judge [Kt Bach 1996]
21 May 2017 updated Canadian Privy Council page to incorporate latest appointments
18 May 2017 recorded death of Hywel Rhodri Morgan, MP for Cardiff West 1987-2001
16 May 2017 recorded death of Sir David William Perceval Cooke, 12th baronet [E 1661]
13 May 2017 recorded death of Mauno Henrik Koivisto, former President of Finland [Hon KBE]
recorded death of Jayantilal Keshavji [Andy] Chande [Hon KBE 2003]
recorded death of Ian Candlish Kirkwood, Lord Kirkwood [Lord of Session]
11 May 2017 recorded death of Ernest Jackson Lawson Soulsby, Baron Soulsby of Swaffham Prior [L]
10 May 2017 recorded death of Sir John Henry Douglas Whitmore, 2nd baronet [UK 1954]
9 May 2017 recorded death of Hugh Swynnerton Thomas, Baron Thomas of Swynnerton [L]
6 May 2017 recorded appointment of new Governor General of Papua New Guinea, Robert Dadae, as a GCMG
3 May 2017 recorded death of Sir Geoffrey Holland [KCB 1989]
1 May 2017 recorded death of Sir James Brooke Fairbairn, 6th baronet [UK 1869]
28 Apr 2017 recorded death of Raj Kumar Bagri, Baron Bagri [L]
26 Apr 2017 recorded appointments of Gavin Laurence Barwell and Melvyn John Stride to the Privy Council
recorded death of Sir Ewen Alastair John Fergusson [GCVO and GCMG 1992]
25 Apr 2017 recorded death of Michael Charles Williams, Baron Williams of Baglan [L]
24 Apr 2017 recorded appointment of Sir Gary Robert Hickinbotom to the Privy Council
recorded death of Sir Julian Gordon Priestley [KCMG 2007]
11 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir Thomas Agnew Beevor, 7th baronet [GB 1784]
recorded death of Dame Mary Katherine Mumford, Lady Herries (15th in line)
recorded death of Sir (John) Arnold Clark [Kt Bach 2004]
9 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir Arthur Douglas Myers [KNZM 2009]
7 Apr 2017 recorded death of John Denis Fraser, MP for Norwood 1966-1997
4 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir Peter James Lawler [Kt Bach 1981]
3 Apr 2017 recorded death of Sir John Emsley Fretwell [GCMG 1987]
29 Mar 2017 recorded death of Gwilym Prys Prys-Davies, Baron Prys-Davies [L]
27 Mar 2017 recorded election of the 4th Baron Colgrain to replace the late Baron Lyell as an elected hereditary peer
recorded appointments of Tobias Ellwood and Ben Wallace to the Privy Council
26 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian [GCMG 1996]
recorded death of Piers John Shirley Dixon, MP for Truro 1970-Oct 1974
23 Mar 2017 recorded death of William Hubert Rompkey [PC Canada 1980]
21 Mar 2017 recorded death of James Martin Pacelli McGuinness, MP for Mid Ulster 1997-2013
recorded death of Sir Brian Eric Christopher Ohlson, 3rd baronet [UK 1920]
17 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir Derek Alton Walcott [KCSL 2016]
recorded death of Sir (Oswald) Nigel Amherst Cecil [KBE 1979]
15 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir John Lang Macpherson Fayrer, 4th baronet. This baronetcy now becomes extinct
recorded death of Sir Clive Bossom, 2nd baronet, MP for Leominster 1959-1974
14 Mar 2017 added note regarding Lady Constance Blanche Alethea Mary Foljambe, daughter of the 1st Earl of Liverpool (creation of 1905), who caused a sensation in 1911 when she disappeared on her wedding day
recorded death of Sir Probyn Ellsworth Inniss [Kt Bach 1976]
recorded death of Luigi Barbarito [Hon GCVO 1996]
10 Mar 2017 expanded note regarding the Berkeley Peerage Case
recorded death of Sir (Gordon) Howard Eliot Hodgkin [Kt Bach 1992, CH 2002]
9 Mar 2017 added note regarding Sir Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook, 4th baronet [UK 1886], the most-married baronet
8 Mar 2017 expanded note regarding the dormant Gardner peerage
7 Mar 2017 recorded death of Dame (Elizabeth) Anne Griffiths [DCVO 2005]
6 Mar 2017 recorded death of Sir Adrian de la Bere, 3rd baronet [UK 1953]. This baronetcy now becomes extinct.
4 Mar 2017 added note regarding the death of Sir James Alexander Kirkpatrick, 10th baronet [NS 1685]
added note regarding the death of Sir Edward Montagu Andrew Bradford, 3rd baronet [UK 1902]
3 Mar 2017 expanded note regarding the claim to the Menzies baronetcy
added note regarding the death of Sir Vivian Tyrell Champion de Crespigny, 8th and last baronet [UK 1805]
1 Mar 2017 recorded death of James Aloysius McGrath [PC Canada 1979]
recorded death of Nicholas Mosley, 3rd Baron Ravensdale
added note regarding Sir Ralph Mark Milbanke, 12th baronet [E 1661]
added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Gerald St. John-Mildmay, 9th baronet [GB 1772]
added note regarding the death of Sir Herbert Edward Morris, 7th baronet [UK 1806]
added note regarding the death of Sir Derek Worthington Clunes Craven, 2nd and last baronet [UK 1942]
28 Feb 2017 recorded death of Alan Eric Thompson, MP for Dunfermline 1959-1964
27 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman [Kt Bach 2004], MP for Manchester Ardwick 1970-1983 and Manchester Gorton 1983-2017. Father of the House of Commons 2015-2017
26 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir (Joseph) Michael Palmer [KCVO 1985]
recorded death of Sir John Charles Rowell Fieldsend [KBE 1998]
recorded death of Sir Kenneth Leslie Newman [Kt Bach 1978 and GBE 1987]
25 Feb 2017 recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Copeland, following the resignation of Jamie Reed
recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Stoke-on-Trent Central, following the resignation of Tristram Hunt
recorded death of David Charles Waddington, Baron Waddington [L]
24 Feb 2017 added note regarding Sir Edward Thomas Henry Hutton [KCMG 1901 and KCB 1912]
23 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Nicholas Peter Rathbone Wall [Kt Bach 1993]
recorded death (at the age of 100) of Sir Cosmo Dugal Patrick Thomas Haskard [KCMG 1965]
22 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Roger William Young [Kt Bach 1983]
21 Feb 2017 recorded death of Donald Dixon, Baron Dixon [L]
19 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Michael Ogio [GCMG 2011]
17 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Giles Hampden Montagu-Pollock, 5th baronet [UK 1872]
16 Feb 2017 added note regarding Sir Charles Burnett Buckworth-Herne-Soame, 11th baronet [E 1697]
12 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Elihu Lauterpacht [Kt Bach 1998]
10 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir John Henry Seale, 5th baronet [UK 1838]
recorded death of Sir Peter Mansfield [Kt Bach 1993]
recorded death of Dame (Mary) Jennifer Jenkins, Baroness Jenkins of Hillhead [DBE 1985]
9 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir John Julius Wells [Kt Bach 1984]. MP for Maidstone 1959-1987
recorded death of Foster Charles Lowry Lamb, 2nd Baron Rochester (aged 100)
recorded death of Sir Anthony Leonard Austin, 6th baronet [UK 1894]
added note regarding Sir David Yule, 1st and only baronet [UK 1922]
5 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir John Kember Wood [Kt Bach 1977]
recorded death of John Joseph Nicholas Scott, 5th Earl of Eldon
4 Feb 2017 added note regarding Sir Alleyne Alfred Boxall, 1st baronet [UK 1919]
3 Feb 2017 added note regarding the death of H.M. Ghazi bin Faisal, King of Iraq 1933-1939 [Hon GCB]
added note regarding the death of H.R.H. Prekshya Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah, Princess of Nepal [Hon GCVO 1986]
added note regarding the death of H.R.H. Gustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Arthur Edmund, Prince of Sweden [Hon GCVO 1926]
2 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir Fergus John Matheson, 7th baronet [UK 1882]
recorded granting of knighthood to Marcus Alexander Smith on his appointment as a Justice of the High Court
recorded death of (Elizabeth) Shirley Vaughan Paget, Dowager Marchioness of Anglesey [DBE 1982]
recorded death of Sir Kenneth Duncan Morrison [Kt Bach 2000]
1 Feb 2017 recorded death of Sir John Norton-Griffiths, 3rd baronet [UK 1922]
31 Jan 2017 recorded death of Katharine Margaret Alice Macmillan, styled Viscountess Macmillan of Ovenden [DBE 1974]
recorded death of Sir Harold Winter Atcherley [Kt Bach 1977]
30 Jan 2017 uploaded greatly expanded file to "Peerage Records (Misc)" section
recorded death of Dame Margaret Laurence [Laurie] Salas [DBE 1988]
29 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir (Francis) Christopher Buchan Bland [Kt Bach 1993]
recorded death of Sir Raymond Kenelm Appleyard [KBE 1986]
28 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir John Vincent Hurt [Kt Bach 2015]
27 Jan 2017 recorded death of Marcel Prud'homme [PC Canada 1992]
recorded death of Sir Thomas "Tam" Dalyell, 11th baronet, MP for West Lothian 1962-1983 and Linlithgow 1983-2005. Father of the House of Commons 2001-2005
26 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Nigel Simon Rodley [KBE 1998]
recorded death of Margaret Mary Wall, Baroness Wall of New Barnet [L]
25 Jan 2017 recorded annulment of knighthood previously awarded to Allan Kemakeza [Kt Bach 2001]
24 Jan 2017 recorded death of Andrew Telegdi [PC Canada 2004]
23 Jan 2017 added note regarding the assassination of Sir Richard Adam Sykes [KCMG 1976]
added note regarding the death of Chang Yen Hoon [Hon GCMG 1897]
added note regarding the death of Sir Herbert Edward Morris, 7th baronet [UK 1806]
21 Jan 2017 recorded appointment of Sir Julian Martin Flaux to the Privy Council
added note regarding the death of Sir Hugh Weightman [Kt Bach 1948]
recorded death of Sir John Gilbert Hanson [KCMG 1994]
added note regarding Sir John Murray [KCB 1898]
19 Jan 2017 recorded death of Rachael Heyhoe Flint, Baroness Heyhoe Flint [L]
18 Jan 2017 added note regarding Basil Zaharoff [Hon GBE 1918 and Hon GCB 1919]
17 Jan 2017 recorded death of Ronald Carlile Buxton, MP for Leyton 1965-1966
recorded death of Nigel John Spearing, MP for Acton 1970-Feb 1974 and Newham South May 1974-1997
14 Jan 2017 recorded death of Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon
13 Jan 2017 recorded death of William Howard Goodhart, Baron Goodhart [L]
12 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Michael Roland Jackson, 5th baronet [UK 1902]
added note regarding Sir Harry Holdsworth Rawson [KCB 1897, GCB 1906 and GCMG 1909]
recorded death of Charles Lyell, 3rd Baron Lyell. This peerage now becomes extinct and will cause a by-election for his replacement in the House of Lords
11 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Simon Warley Frederick Benton Jones, 4th baronet [UK 1919]
10 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir James Richard Marie Mancham [KBE 1976]
9 Jan 2017 recorded death of Yvon Dupuis [PC Canada 1964]
8 Jan 2017 recorded death of Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares [Hon GCB 1994]
recorded death of Sir Bruce Houlton Slane [KNZM 2009]
6 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Douglas William Gretton Wass [KCB 1975, GCB 1979]
recorded death of Sir Nigel Hamilton Nicholls [KCVO 1998]
recorded death of John Scott Cummings, MP for Easington 1987-2010
5 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Ilay Mark Campbell, 7th baronet [UK 1808]. This baronetcy now becomes extinct
4 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Jeremy Calcott Reilly [KCB 1986]
recorded death of Sir (James) Dennis Compton Faulkner [nom Kt Bach 1990]
2 Jan 2017 recorded death of Sir Anthony Barnes Atkinson [Kt Bach 2000]
31 Dec 2016 added all new knights and dames included in the New Year Honours List
recorded the appointment of six new Companions of Honour in the New Year Honours List
added new knights and dames appointed to the New Zealand Order of Merit, specifically:-
 * Dame Valerie Kasanita Adams
 * Dame Georgina Kingi
 * Dame Frances Helen Wilde
 * Sir Richard Lewis Maxwell Faull
 * Sir Brian Joseph Roche
 * Sir Toke Tufukia Talagi
 * Sir David Arthur Rhodes Williams
30 Dec 2016 recorded death of Lady Marion Anne Fraser, Lady of the Thistle 1996
added note regarding the death of H.I.H. Serge Alexandrovich, Grand Duke of Russia [Hon GCB 1887]
29 Dec 2016 recorded death of Rolf Trygve Busch [Hon GCVO 1988]
26 Dec 2016 recorded death of George Henry Thompson, MP for Galloway Oct 1974-1979
24 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Dwight Vincent Venner [KBE 2001]
22 Dec 2016 recorded death of Dame Frances Silvia Patterson [DBE 2014]
recorded death of Charles Patrick Fleeming Jenkin, Baron Jenkin of Roding [L]
21 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir John Digby Atholl Oakeley, 8th baronet [GB 1790]
20 Dec 2016 recorded death of John Willoughby Denison-Pender, 3rd Baron Pender
19 Dec 2016 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Dianne Julie Abbott, Richard Henry Ronald Benyon and Emily Anne Thornberry
added note regarding Elsie, Lady Mendl, wife of Sir Charles Ferdinand Mendl [Kt Bach 1924]
18 Dec 2016 recorded death of Dame Sheila Margaret Imelda Quinn [DBE 1986]
17 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir Dudley Gordon Smith [Kt Bach 1983]
16 Dec 2016 added note regarding Dame Eadith Campbell Walker [DBE 1928]
13 Dec 2016 added notes regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to:-
 * Sir Edward Pemberton Leach [KCVO 1906 and KCB 1909]
 * Sir Wilbraham Oates Lennox [KCB 1891]
 * Sir Owen Edward Pennefather Lloyd [KCB 1923]
recorded death of James Michael Leathes Prior, Baron Prior [L]
12 Dec 2016 added note regarding Sir Henry Havelock [KCB 1857]
added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Vassall Webster [Kt Bach 1843]
recorded death of Arthur Charles Latham, MP for Paddington North 1969-Feb 1974 and Paddington Feb 1974-1979
recorded death of Sir Alan Bedford Urwick [KCVO 1984]
10 Dec 2016 added note regarding Sir George Franckenstein [Hon GCVO 1937, GCVO 1938]
recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Sleaford and North Hykeham caused by the resignation of Stephen Phillips
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Gerald Graham [KCB 1882, GCMG 1885 and GCB 1896]
added note regarding Maurice Raymond Gifford, who is incorrectly shown in Shaw's "Knights of England" as being created a KCMG in 1896. He was created CMG only and the purpose of this note is to correct Shaw's listings
9 Dec 2016 recorded death of William Warren Allmand [PC Canada 1972]
added notes regarding Sir Charles John Stanley Gough [GCB 1895], his brother Sir Hugh Henry Gough [GCB 1896] and Sir Charles' son, Sir John Edmund Gough [posthumous KCB 1915], each of whom won the Victoria Cross
8 Dec 2016 recorded death of Christopher John Reith, 2nd Baron Reith, who disclaimed his peerage for life in 1972
recorded death of Sir (George) William Harding [KCMG 1982]
recorded death of John Allan Stewart, MP for Renfrewshire East 1979-1983 and Eastwood 1983-1997
7 Dec 2016 recorded death of Lady Moyra Blanche Madeleine Browne [DBE 1977]
6 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir David Russell Hay [Kt Bach 1991]
2 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir Christopher John Coote, 15th baronet [I 1621]
recorded result of by-election for the constituency of Richmond Park
1 Dec 2016 recorded death of Sir John Anthony Swire [Kt Bach 1989]
30 Nov 2016 recorded conferral of knighthood on Andrew William Baker on his appointment as a Justice of the High Court
added note regarding Deborah Drake-Brockman, wife (firstly) of Sir John Winthrop Hackett [Kt Bach 1911 and KCMG 1913] and (secondly) of Sir Frank Beaumonf Moulden [Kt Bach 1922]
29 Nov 2016 added note regarding the assassination of Boutros Pasha Ghali [Hon KCMG 1899 and Hon GCVO 1905]
added note regarding the assassination of Essad Pasha Toptani [Hon KCMG 1916]
26 Nov 2016 recorded death of Thomas Taylor, Baron Taylor of Blackburn [L]
24 Nov 2016 recorded death of Reginald John Richard Arundell, 10th Baron Talbot of Malahide
added note regarding the assassination of Prince Itō Hirobumi [Hon GCB 1902]
added note regarding Sir James Alfred Ewing [KCB 1911]
22 Nov 2016 recorded death of Thomas Edmund Byng, 8th Earl of Strafford
recorded appointment of Sir Launcelot Dinadan James Henderson to the Privy Council
added three new knights (Sir [Peter] Nicholas Francis, Sir Nicholas Lavender and Sir Stephen Nathan Morris) and two new Dames (Dame Nerys Angharad Jefford and Dame Finola Mary Lucy O'Farrell) on their appointment as Justices of the High Court
recorded death of William Trevor [Hon KBE 2002]
17 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Brian Walter Mark Young [Kt Bach 1976]
16 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Ralph Kohn [Kt Bach 2010]
recorded death of Sir Aubrey Fiennes Trotman-Dickenson [Kt Bach 1989]
recorded death of Sir James Henry Peter McNeish [KNZM 2010]
14 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Mota Singh [Kt Bach 2010]
13 Nov 2016 recorded death of Sir Oliver Christopher Anderson Scott, 3rd baronet [UK 1909]
12 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir John Godfrey Worsley-Taylor, 3rd baronet
11 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir George Arthur Hamilton Beaumont, 11th baronet
recorded death of Sir Donald Iain Mackay [Kt Bach 1996]
added note regarding Usman Ali Khan Bahadur Fateh Jang, Nizam of Hyderabad [GCSI 1911, GBE 1917]
8 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Charles William Siemens [Kt Bach 1883]
recorded death of Sir Leslie Ronald ["Jimmy"] Young [Kt Bach 2002]
6 Nov 2016 recorded appointment of Nicolas John Gibb to the Privy Council
5 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Charles Algernon Parsons [KCB 1911]
3 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Frederick Grant Banting [KBE 1934]
2 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Joseph Benjamin Robinson, 2nd baronet
recorded death of Dame (Alice) Anne Wall [DCVO 1981]
1 Nov 2016 added note regarding Sir Robert William Stirling-Hamilton, 12th baronet
added note regarding Sir John Harry Lee Fagge, 10th baronet
added note regarding Sir Curtis George Lampson, 3rd baronet
31 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Nicholas Alexander Brathwaite [Kt Bach 1995]
26 Oct 2016 recorded appointments of Sir Stephen John Irwin and Kenneth Donald Macintosh to the Privy Council
24 Oct 2016 added note regarding Sir Guy Thomas Saunders Sebright, 12th baronet
recorded creation of life peerage for Edward David Gerard Llewellyn, who took the title of Baron Llewellyn of Steep
added note regarding Henry John Rous, MP for Westminster 1841-1846
22 Oct 2016 recorded results of by-elections in the constituencies of Witney (caused by the resignation of David Cameron) and Batley and Spen (caused by the murder of Jo Cox)
21 Oct 2016 recorded death of William McKelvey, MP for Kilmarnock 1979-1983 and Kilmarnock and Loudoun 1983-1997
20 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Sigmund Sternberg [Kt Bach 1976]
17 Oct 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Peter Forbes Ricketts, who took the title of Baron Ricketts
recorded death of Sir (John) Anthony Grant, MP for Harrow Central 1964-1983 and Cambridgeshire South West 1983-1997 [Kt Bach 1983]
15 Oct 2016 added note regarding Sir William Henry Bragg [KBE 1920]
recorded death of Peter Eric James Prentice [PC Canada 2006]
recorded death of Sir Patrick Alexander d'Estoteville Skipwith, 12th baronet [E 1622]
12 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir John Alexander Campbell-Orde, 6th baronet [GB 1790]
8 Oct 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Nicholas Ian Macpherson, who took the title of Baron Macpherson of Earl's Court
7 Oct 2016 recorded death of Ronald King Murray, Lord Murray [Lord of Session]
recorded death of Sir Constant Hendrik [Henry] de Waal [KCB 1989]
5 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Julian Tolver Paget, 4th baronet [UK 1871]
4 Oct 2016 recorded death of Gordon Johnson Borrie, Baron Borrie [L]
3 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir Neville Marriner CH [Kt Bach 1986]
2 Oct 2016 recorded death of Sir (John Gerald) Patrick Sissons [Kt Bach 2012]
30 Sep 2016 recorded appointment of Sir Oliver Heald, Brandon Lewis, John McDonnell, Lord Turnbull [Lord of Session] and James Wolffe to the Privy Council
24 Sep 2016 recorded death of John Arthur Watts, MP for Slough 1983-1997
recorded death (at the age of 100) of (Sir) Daniel Patrick Fitzgerald, 4th (but unproven) baronet [UK 1903]
22 Sep 2016 recorded death of Sir Ronald Arculus [KCMG 1979, KCVO 1980]
recorded death of Paule Gauthier [PC Canada 1984]
21 Sep 2016 recorded death of Sir George Lawrence Jose Engle [KCB 1983]
recorded death of Sir Nicholas Maxted Fenn [GCMG 1995]
11 Sep 2016 recorded death of Sir (Owen) Trevor Jones [Kt Bach 1981]
9 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Camilla Hilary Cavendish, who took the title of Baroness Cavendish of Little Venice
recorded creation of life peerage for Shami Chakrabarti, who took the title of Baroness Chakrabarti
8 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Olivia Caroline Bloomfield, who took the title of Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist
recorded creation of life peerage for Philippa Marion Roe, who took the title of Baroness Couttie (her married name)
recorded death of Sir Frederick George Thomas Holliday [Kt Bach 1990]
7 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Gabrielle Louise Bertin, who took the title of Baroness Bertin
recorded creation of life peerage for Jonathan Michael Caine, who took the title of Baron Caine
recorded creation of life peerage for Timothy John Robert Kirkhope, who took the title of Baron Kirkhope of Harrogate
recorded creation of life peerage for Mark McInnes, who took the title of Baron McInnes of Kilwinning
recorded creation of life peerage for Jitesh Kishorekumar Gadhia, who took the title of Baron Gadhia
recorded creation of life peerage for Alexander Andrew Macdonnell Fraser, who took the title of Baron Fraser of Corriegarth
2 Sep 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Charlotte Sarah Emily Vere, who took the title of Baroness Vere of Norbiton
recorded creation of life peerage for Elizabeth Grace Sugg, who took the title of Baroness Sugg
recorded death of Sir Graeme Bruce Douglas [KNZM 2010]
29 Aug 2016 recorded death of Kenneth Purchase, MP for Wolverhampton North East 1992-2010
26 Aug 2016 recorded death of Dame Margaret Joan Anstee [DCMG 1993]
24 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Antony Rupert Jay [Kt Bach 1988]
20 Aug 2016 amended relevant peerage pages to show those members of the House of Lords who have been elected since the commencement of the House of Lords Act 1999
recorded death of Brian Norman Roger Rix, Baron Rix [L]
19 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Swinton Barclay Thomas [Kt Bach 1985]
18 Aug 2016 added details of all Knights and Dames and the appointment of George Osborne as a Companion of Honour that were included in David Cameron's Resignation Honours
recorded death of Robert Lionel Archibald Goff, Baron Goff of Chieveley [L]
17 Aug 2016 recorded death of Mauril Bélanger [PC Canada 2003]
added note regarding the death of James Platt, MP for Oldham Mar-Aug 1857
16 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Ian Graham Turbott [Kt Bach 1968]
recorded death of Sir Robin Chichester-Clark [Kt Bach 1974]
15 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Ronald Stewart Scott [Kt Bach 1974]
added note regarding Sir John Guise Cowley GC [KBE 1958]
14 Aug 2016 added note regarding Pratapsinha Gaekwar Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur, Maharaja Gaekwad of Baroda [GCIE 1941]
12 Aug 2016 added note regarding Sir Julius Vogel [KCMG 1875]
11 Aug 2016 added note regarding the death of Prince George William Christian Albert Edward Alexander Frederick Waldemar Ernest Adolphus of Hanover [Hon GCVO 1910]
10 Aug 2016 added note regarding the death of Prince Leopold Clement Philipp August Maria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha [Hon GCVO 1911]
added note regarding the death of Prince Joachim Franz Humbert of Prussia [Hon GCVO 1904]
added dates of investiture of all Knights Bachelor created since September 2015
recorded death of Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster
9 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir Leonard Harry Peach [Kt Bach 1989]
4 Aug 2016 recorded death of Sir (Antony) Derek Maxwell Oulton [GCB 1989]
1 Aug 2016 added note regarding William Crawford Gorgas [Hon KCMG 1920]
29 Jul 2016 uploaded listing of honorary knights and dames created since 1837. This list, although substantial, does not pretend to be complete at present and requires further editing and formatting
recorded death (somewhat belatedly) of Sir Robin Auchinbreck Campbell, 15th baronet [NS 1628]
21 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir (Arthur) David Saunders Goodall [GCMG 1991]
recorded death of Sir Charles John Williamson [Ian] Soutar [KBE (Mil) 1978]
19 Jul 2016 recorded appointments of Karen Bradley, Baroness Evans of Bowes Park, Boris Johnson and Andrea Leadsom to the Privy Council
added note regarding Sir Charles Wheatstone [Kt Bach 1868]
18 Jul 2016 recorded death of Peregrine Nicholas Eliot, 10th Earl of St. Germans
recorded death of Sir Phillip Luttrell Stuart, 9th (but unproven) baronet [E 1660]
14 Jul 2016 recorded appointments of Arlene Foster, Ruth Davidson, David Gauke and Ed Vaizey to the Privy Council
13 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Frederick Smith [KA 1987]
recorded death of Sir Thomas Daniel McCaffrey [Kt Bach 1979]
12 Jul 2016 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Angus James Scott Glennie, [Scottish Lord of Session]
10 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Cameron de la Bere, 2nd baronet [UK 1953]
9 Jul 2016 recorded death of John Charles Harding, 2nd Baron Harding of Petherton
8 Jul 2016 recorded death of John George Baillie-Hamilton, 13th Earl of Haddington
7 Jul 2016 recorded death of Sir Malcolm Campbell Macnaughton [Kt Bach 1986]
recorded death of Matthew Evans, Baron Evans of Temple Guiting [L]
5 Jul 2016 recorded death of Brian Arthur Roberts White, MP for Milton Keynes North East 1997-2005
recorded death of Sir Anthony Frederick Milbank, 5th baronet [UK 1882]
2 Jul 2016 recorded appointment of Ailsa Jane Carmichael as a Senator of the College of Justice under the title of Lady Carmichael
recorded death of Sir John Michael Moore [KCVO 1983]
recorded death of Sir Geoffrey William Hill [Kt Bach 2012]
30 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir William James Reid [KCIE 1924]
added note regarding the death of Sir Herbert Austin [Kt Bach 1924]
recorded death of Dame Grace Shellie Hollander [DNZM 2009]
29 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Maurice White Gibson [Kt Bach 1975]
added note regarding H.S.H. Prince Francis Joseph Leopold Frederick, Prince of Teck [KCVO 1900 and GCVO 1909]
28 Jun 2016 added note regarding the recent claim made to the baronetcy of Pringle of Stichill
26 Jun 2016 recorded death of Patrick Barnabas Burke Mayhew, Baron Mayhew of Twysden [L]
22 Jun 2016 recorded death of Garret Graham Wellesley, 7th Earl Cowley
added note regarding Sir (Herbert) William Malkin [KCMG 1930 and GCMG 1937]
added note regarding Sir David Bruce [Kt Bach 1908 and KCB 1918]
17 Jun 2016 recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Tooting caused by the resignation of Sadiq Khan following his election as Mayor of London
added note regarding the death of Sir John Hudson [KCB 1885]
recorded death of Helen Joanne "Jo" Cox, MP for Batley and Spen since 2015
16 Jun 2016 recorded death (albeit nearly two years after the event) of Sir Charles Joseph Alexander Eliott, 12th baronet of Stobs [NS 1666]
recorded death of Joseph Georges Gilles Claude Lamontagne [PC Canada 1978]
15 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Robert Grenville Harvey, 2nd baronet
added note regarding Sir Charles Henry Frankland, 4th baronet
recorded death of Sir John Allan Stewart Pidgeon [Kt Bach 1989]
14 Jun 2016 recorded death of Charles Guy Rodney Leach, Baron Leach of Fairford [L]
13 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir John Thomas Podger Rowland [Kt Bach 1929]
12 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir John Adam Robson [KCMG 1989]
recorded details of all new knights and dames who were named in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List
recorded appointments of Baroness Amos, Dame Vera Lynn and Baron Smith of Kelvin as Companions of Honour
recorded appointments of the Duke of Cambridge and the Duchess of Cornwall to the Privy Council
added note regarding Sir Thomas Walter White [KBE 1952]
added note regarding Sir Augustus Charles Gregory [KCMG 1903]
10 Jun 2016 updated Peerage Records page to show that two further peers attained their centenaries in the last month. At the time of writing, four hereditary peers and one life peer are aged more than 100 years
recorded appointment of Andrew Fleming Stewart as a Senator of the College of Justice under the title of Lord Ericht
recorded death of Sir Brian Henry McGrath [KCVO 1993 and GCVO 2000]
recorded death of Sir Nicholas John Harington, 14th baronet [E 1611]
7 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir Graham Stanley Latimer [KBE 1980]
added note regarding Sir Alexander MacCormick [Kt Bach 1913 and KCMG 1926]
recorded death of Sir Peter Levin Shaffer [Kt Bach 2001]
6 Jun 2016 added seven new Knights/Dames announced in the 2016 New Zealand Queen's Birthday Honours List, being:-
 * Ellen Dolour France DNZM
 * Karen Margaret Sewell DNZM
 * Robert George Mappin Fenwick KNZM
 * Michael Friedlander KNZM
 * Christopher Robert Mace KNZM
 * Matiu Nohorua Te Rei KNZM
 * Ronald Leslie Young KNZM
4 Jun 2016 recorded death of the Right Rev John Bernard Taylor [KCVO 1997]
recorded death of (Sir) Hugh Denis Crofton, 8th baronet [UK 1801], but who did not use the title
recorded death of Leonard Stephen Marchand [PC Canada 1976]
3 Jun 2016 recorded death of Sir Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble [Kt Bach 2014]
1 Jun 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Thomas Ernest Stanton [Kt Bach 1928]
added note regarding Sir Thomas Ross [Kt Bach 1839]
added note regarding the death of Sir Basil Phillott Blackett [KCB 1921 and KCSI 1926]
31 May 2016 added note regarding Sir (Edward) George Saltmarsh [Kt Bach 1915], who was killed when the train in which he was a passenger was derailed
30 May 2016 added note regarding Dame Margaret Oudendyk [Hon DBE 1918 and substantive DBE 1949]
added note regarding Sir Luke O'Connor VC [KCB 1913], the first man in the Army to perform an action that was later rewarded with a Victoria Cross
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Dighton Macnaghten Probyn [KCSI 1876, KCB (Civ) 1887, GCVO 1896, GCB (Civ) 1902, KCB (Mil) 1909, GCB (Mil) 1910 and GCSI 1911]
recorded death of Edward O'Hara, MP for Knowsley South 1990-2010
recorded death of Francis Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen [L]
29 May 2016 added note regarding the baronetcy of Bastard of Kitley, Devon, which was gazetted in September 1779, but the warrant never passed the Great Seal
28 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Gavyn Farr Arthur [Kt Bach 2004]
26 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Denys Hartley Henderson [Kt Bach 1989]
25 May 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Arnold Horace Santo Waters [Kt Bach 1954]
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir John Watson [KCB 1886 and GCB 1902]
recorded appointments of two new Senators of the College of Justice
24 May 2016 added note regarding the assassination of Sir Henry Lovell Goldsworthy Gurney [Kt Bach 1947 and KCMG 1948]
added note regarding Sir George Grey [KCB 1848]
23 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Hector Archibald Macdonald [KCB 1900]
19 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Robin Sam St. Clair-Ford, 9th baronet [GB 1793]
recorded appointments of Charles Geoffrey Nicholas Kay-Shuttleworth, 5th Baron Shuttleworth and Sir David William Brewer as Knights of the Garter effective from 23 April 2016
18 May 2016 recorded death of David Digby Rendel, MP for Newbury 1993-2005
17 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Richard Edmund Clement Fownes Parsons [KCMG 1982]
13 May 2016 recorded appointments of Sir Keith John Lindblom and Sir David Anthony Stewart Richards to the Privy Council
recorded death of Sir Iain Derek Laing Glidewell [Kt Bach 1980 and PC 1985]
12 May 2016 recorded death of Geoffrey Henry Dormer, 17th Baron Dormer
recorded death of Sir Miles Buckley Wingate [KCVO 1981]
10 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Jack Mervyn Frank Baer [Kt Bach 1997]
9 May 2016 added note regarding Sir George Cayley, 6th baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir Thomas Sidgreaves [Kt Bach 1874]
8 May 2016 added note regarding Sir John Skelton [nominated KCB 1897]
added note regarding Sir Horace Alfred Damer Seymour [nominated KCB 1902]
added note regarding Sir Edwin Chadwick [KCB 1889]
added note regarding Sir John Montgomery Dunningham [nominated KBE 1938]
added note regarding Sir Alfred Burdon Ellis [nominated KCB 1894]
7 May 2016 recorded results of by-elections in Ogmore and Sheffield Brightside & Hillsborough caused by the resignation of Huw Irranca-Davies and the death of Harry Harpham respectively
recorded death of Sir Julian Frank Somerled Watson, 7th baronet [although he did not have time to establish his succession]. This baronetcy now becomes extinct
5 May 2016 recorded death of Sir (John) Derek Richardson Bradbeer [Kt Bach 1988]
added note regarding Sir Harry Samuel Bickerton Brindley [nominated KBE 1920, but died before receiving the accolade]
added note regarding Sir Edward Augustus Bond [nominated KCB 1898, but died before receiving the accolade]
added note regarding Sir Ahmadu Bello [KBE 1959]
3 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Henry Alexander Wickham [Kt Bach 1920]
added note regarding the death of George Brown [nominated KCMG 1879 but refused the honour]
added note regarding Sir Ronald Ross [KCB 1911 and KCMG 1918]
recorded death of Sir Denys Haigh Wilkinson [Kt Bach 1974]
recorded death of Dame Marion Mildred Kettlewell [DBE 1970]
2 May 2016 recorded death of Sir Harold Walter Kroto [Kt Bach 1996]
recorded death of Sir Edward Beckwith Ashmore [KCB 1971 and GCB 1974]
1 May 2016 added note regarding Sir Ernest Joseph Cassel [KCMG 1899, KCVO 1901, GCMG 1905, GCVO 1906 and GCB 1909]
30 Apr 2016 recorded death of William Herbert Jarvis [PC Canada 1979]
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Harry North Dalrymple Prendergast [KCB 1885 and GCB 1902]
28 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir William Christopher Pakenham [KCB 1916, KCVO 1917, KCMG 1919 and GCB 1925]
added note regarding the assassination of Sir Lee Oliver Fitzmaurice Stack [KBE 1918 and GBE 1923]
added note regarding the death of Sir Ralph Denham Rayment Moor [KCMG 1897]
27 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Michael Francis O'Dwyer [KCSI 1913 and GCIE 1917]
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Philip Neame [KBE 1946]
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir James Mouat [KCB 1894]
added note regarding Sir Alexander Burnes [Kt Bach 1838]
25 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Charles George Walpole [Kt Bach 1897]
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Alexander Stanhope Cobbe [KCB 1917, KCSI 1919 and GCB 1928]
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Henry Hugh Clifford [KCMG 1879]
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Brett Mackay Cloutman [Kt Bach 1957]
24 Apr 2016 recorded death of Maurice Harry Peston, Baron Peston [L]
23 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir William Peel [KCB 1858]
added note regarding Sir Archibald Hector McIndoe [Kt Bach 1947]
recorded death of Yvon Charbonneau [PC Canada 2003]
recorded death of John Nicholas Walton, Baron Walton of Detchant [L]
22 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir William Robert Wills Wilde, the father of Oscar Wilde [Kt Bach 1864]
recorded death of James Hugh Faulkner [PC Canada 1972]
21 Apr 2016 recorded death of Dame Leonie Judith Kramer [DBE 1982]
added note regarding the death of Sir James Charlemagne Dormer [KCB 1889] who died after being mauled by a tiger
20 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Christopher Charles Teesdale [KCMG 1887]
added note regarding the death of Sir (Pierre) Louis Napoleon Cavagnari [KCB 1879]
added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Walter Norris Congreve [KCB 1917]
added note regarding the five Coles brothers, each of whom was knighted, together with the wife of Sir Edgar, who was made a Dame in her own right. The knighting of five brothers is unique in the modern history of knighthood.
recorded death of Adrian Michael Berry, 4th Viscount Camrose
19 Apr 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Samuel James Browne [KCSI 1876, KCB 1879 and GCB 1891]
added note regarding Sir Edward John Lees Hallstrom [Kt Bach 1952]
added note regarding the death of Sir Henry William Primrose [KCB 1899]
added note regarding Sir James Ross McFarlan [Kt Bach 1938]
recorded death of Sir John Norman Ide Leslie, 4th baronet [UK 1876]
18 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir David James Gardiner Rose [GCMG 1966]
added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Roland Murray Bourne [KBE 1918]
added note regarding the death of Sir Alan John Hunter [KCVO 1937]
added notes regarding Sir Edward Victor Luckhoo and Sir Alieu Sulayman Jack, both nominated as a Knight Bachelor in the 1970 New Years Honours List, but neither of whom was ever invested
17 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Charles Snodgrass Ryan [KBE 1919]
added note regarding Sir Morell Mackenzie [Kt Bach 1887]
16 Apr 2016 recorded death of Sir David John Cameron Mackay [nominated Kt Bach 2015]
15 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Alfred Billson, MP for Barnstaple 1892-1895, Halifax 1897-1900 and Staffordshire North West 1906-1907
added note regarding Sir Donald Dean Von Bibra [nominated Kt Bach in 1982, but who was killed before he could be invested]
added note regarding Sir George Richard Dibbs [KCMG 1892]
added note regarding Sir Dudley Rawson Stratford de Chair [KCB 1916 and KCMG 1933]
14 Apr 2016 added note regarding the dates of birth and death of Sir James Milne Wilson [Kt Bach 1873]
added note regarding the death of Sir Cecil Hamilton Armitage [KBE 1926]
added note regarding Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart VC [KBE 1945]
recorded death of Mildred Gordon, MP for Bow and Poplar 1987-1997
13 Apr 2016 recorded death of Sir Richard William George [Kt Bach 1995]
recorded death of Sir Arnold Wesker [Kt Bach 2006]
12 Apr 2016 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Lawson de Mel [Kt Bach 1931]
added note regarding the death of Sir Eric Teichman [KCMG 1933, GCMG 1944]
added note regarding the death of Sir William Price [Kt Bach 1915]
11 Apr 2016 added note regarding Maharajah Sir Harisinghji, Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir [KCIE 1918, KCVO 1922, GCIE 1929, GCSI 1933 and GCVO 1946]
9 Apr 2016 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Alun Hugh Cairns
recorded death of Michael Scott Jones, Lord Jones [Scottish Lord of Session]
8 Apr 2016 recorded death of Sir Robert Gerard Finch [Kt Bach 2005]
6 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Julian Emanuel Salomons [Kt Bach 1891]
added note regarding Sir William Conrad Reeves [Kt Bach 1889], the first negro knight
4 Apr 2016 recorded death of Harry John Neville Vane, 11th Baron Barnard
3 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir William Charles Windeyer [Kt Bach 1891]
2 Apr 2016 added note regarding Sir Joseph Jonas [Kt Bach 1905] whose knighthood was revoked after he contravened the Official Secrets Act
recorded death of Jean-Charles Lapierre [PC Canada 1984]
recorded death of Sir David William Neil Landale [KCVO 1993]
1 Apr 2016 recorded death of Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid [DBE 2012]
added note regarding the death of Sir Russell England [Kt Bach 1965]
31 Mar 2016 added note regarding Sir Travers Twiss [Kt Bach 1867]
added note regarding the death of Sir Edward Spence Symes [KCIE 1900]
30 Mar 2016 added note regarding the award of the Victoria Cross to Sir Howard Crauford Elphinstone [KCB 1871] and the manner of his subsequent death
added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Marion Durand [KCSI 1867]
25 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Peter Moores
23 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Derek Henry Andrews KCB
recorded death of Sir John Downes Alliott
21 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Anthony Hugh Dewey, 3rd baronet [UK 1917]
recorded death of Sir Andrew George Derbyshire
18 Mar 2016 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Sir Nicholas Archibald Hamblen
recorded death of Sir Richard Everard Nichols
16 Mar 2016 recorded death of Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs [L]
15 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies CH
11 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Klaus Hugo Adam
9 Mar 2016 recorded death of John Charles Sholto Douglas, 21st Earl of Morton
recorded death of Sir George Henry Martin
recorded death of John Evans, Baron Evans of Parkside [L]
recorded death of Sir William Nicoll KCMG
5 Mar 2016 recorded death of Sir John Seton Cassels
recorded death of John Taylor Cameron, Lord Coulsfield [former Senator of the College of Justice] and PC 2000
recorded death of John Edward Brooks, Baron Brooks of Tremorfa [L]
2 Mar 2016 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Dean Oliver Barrow, Prime Minister of Belize
1 Mar 2016 recorded creation of life peerage for Mark Ian Price, who took the title of Baron Price
29 Feb 2016 recorded death of Michael Fergus Bowes-Lyon, 18th and 5th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
26 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir Peter Kauona Keninaraiso'ona Kenilorea [PC 1979]
24 Feb 2016 recorded death of Roger Richard Edward Chorley, 2nd Baron Chorley
24 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir Thomas Edward Lees, 4th baronet [UK 1897]
23 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir Simon Conran Hamilton Watson, 6th baronet [UK 1895]
recorded death of Sir Robert Anthony Bevis Durant, MP for Reading North Feb 1974-1983 and Reading West 1983-1997
15 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir John Bruce Woollacott Ropner, 2nd baronet [UK 1952]
recorded death of Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury
7 Feb 2016 recorded death of Robert Harry Harpham, MP for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough since 2015
recorded death of Francis David Ormsby-Gore, 6th Baron Harlech
2 Feb 2016 recorded death of Sir Francis Arthur Le Marchant, 6th baronet [UK 1841]
recorded death of John Francis Hodgess Roper, Baron Roper [L]
recorded death of Robert James Tizard [PC 1986]
27 Jan 2016 commenced uploading new pages showing all Knights and Dames created since the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837. The first two pages are an Introduction and those Knights and Dames whose surnames (or titles) fall between Aarons and Beckwith. The remaining pages will be added over the next few weeks
26 Jan 2016 recorded death of Cecil Edward Parkinson, Baron Parkinson [L]
21 Jan 2016 recorded death of Arthur George Weidenfeld, Baron Weidenfeld [L]
19 Jan 2016 recorded death of Charles Anthony Assheton Harbord-Hamond, 12th Baron Suffield
14 Jan 2016 recorded death of Robert Carman Coates [PC Canada 1984]
recorded death of Sir Albert McQuarrie, MP for Aberdeenshire East 1979-1983 and Banff and Buchan 1983-1987
10 Jan 2016 recorded death of John Harvard [PC Canada 2003]
1 Jan 2016 recorded appointments of Baron Darzi of Denham, Dame Anne Patricia Dowling and Sir James Dyson as members of the Order of Merit
31 Dec 2015 recorded appointment of Sir Roy Colin Strong as a Companion of Honour
recorded death of John Murray, Lord Dervaird [former Scottish Lord of Session]
recorded death of Howard Russell Pawley [PC Canada 1982]
24 Dec 2015 recorded death of Henry George Victor John Crichton, 6th Earl Erne
23 Dec 2015 recorded death of Derek Ezra, Baron Ezra [L]
21 Dec 2015 recorded death of Greville Ewan Janner, Baron Janner of Braunstone [L]
14 Dec 2015 recorded death of Christopher Patrick Parnell, 8th Baron Congleton
9 Dec 2015 recorded death of Sir John Holbrook Osborn, MP for Sheffield Hallam 1959-1987 and a nominated MEP 1975-1979
recorded death of Sir Ian Edward Johnson-Ferguson, 4th baronet [UK 1906]
6 Dec 2015 recorded death of Sir Archibald Ranulph Dunbar, 11th baronet [NS 1700]
5 Dec 2015 recorded death of William Richards Bennett [PC Canada 1982]
4 Dec 2015 recorded result of by-election in the constituency of Oldham West and Royton, following the death of the previous member, Michael Meacher
3 Dec 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Alistair Maclean Darling, who took the title of Baron Darling of Roulanish
30 Nov 2015 recorded death of Maurice Frederick Strong [PC Canada 1992]
20 Nov 2015 recorded death of Sir John Henry Kilian Brunner, 4th baronet [UK 1895]
5 Nov 2015 recorded death of Paul Bernard Rose, MP for Manchester Blackley 1964-1979
4 Nov 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Mary Jane Watkins, who took the title of Baroness Watkins of Tavistock
1 Nov 2015 added note regarding the death of Ian Humphrey Davy Rolleston, son and heir of Sir Humphrey David Rolleston, 1st and only baronet, who was killed by rioters in Zanzibar in 1936
added note regarding a possible (though ill-founded) claim to the Viscountcy of Frendraught in 1901
31 Oct 2015 recorded death of Sir Gerrard Anthony [Gerry] Neale, MP for Cornwall North 1979-1992
recorded creation of life peerage for John Anthony Bird, who took the title of Baron Bird
recorded creation of life peerage for Julia Elizabeth King, who took the title of Baroness Brown of Cambridge [although she is known professionally as Dame Julia King, she chose her married surname as her title]
30 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Robert James Mair, who took the title Baron Mair
recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Sir Peregrine Charles Hugo Simon
28 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Tessa Jane Helen Douglas Jowell, who took the title of Baroness Jowell
recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Dawn Primarolo, who took the title of Baroness Primarolo
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Robert Andrew Stunell, who took the title of Baron Stunell
recorded death of Gulam Khaderboy Noon, Baron Noon [L]
24 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Sharon Margaret Bowles, who took the title of Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted
recorded creation of life peerage for David Leonard Watts, who took the title of Baron Watts
recorded creation of life peerage for Catherine Susan Fall, who took the title of Baroness Fall
recorded creation of life peerage for Peter Gerald Hain, who took the title of Baron Hain
recorded death of (Sir) Norman Winfrid Moore, 3rd baronet [UK 1919] (he did not use the title)
23 Oct 2015 recorded death of William David Mungo James Murray, 8th and 9th Earl of Mansfield and Mansfield
22 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Spencer Elliot Livermore, who took the title of Baron Livermore
recorded creation of life peerage for Dorothy Thornhill, who took the title of Baroness Thornhill
recorded creation of life peerage for Lynne Choona Featherstone, who took the title of Baroness Featherstone
recorded creation of life peerage for Paul Peter Murphy, who took the title of Baron Murphy of Torfaen
recorded death of Michael Hugh Meacher, MP for Oldham West 1970-1997 and Oldham West and Royton 1997-2015
21 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Alan James Beith, who took the title of Baron Beith
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Malcolm Gray Bruce, who took the title of Baron Bruce of Bennachie
20 Oct 2015 recorded death of Sir Alastair Francis Stuart Coats, 4th baronet [UK 1905]
18 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for David Lindsay Willetts, who took the title of Baron Willetts
recorded creation of life peerage for Ruby McGregor-Smith, who took the title of Baroness McGregor-Smith
recorded creation of life peerage for Gary Andrew Porter, who took the title of Baron Porter of Spalding
recorded creation of life peerage for Kate Harriet Alexandra Rock, who took the title of Baroness Rock
17 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Simone Jari Finn, who took the title of Baroness Finn
recorded creation of life peerage for Kevin Joseph Maximilian Shinkwin, who took the title of Baron Shinkwin
14 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir (Walter) Menzies Campbell, who took the title of Baron Campbell of Pittenweem
recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew Robert George Robathan, who took the title of Baron Robathan
13 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Gregory Leonard George Barker, who took the title of Baron Barker of Battle
recorded creation of life peerage for Douglas Martin Hogg, 3rd Viscount Hailsham, who took the title of Baron Hailsham of Kettlethorpe
10 Oct 2015 recorded death of Richard Edward Geoffrey Howe, Baron Howe of Aberavon [L]
recorded death of Sir Geoffrey Frederick Errington, 2nd baronet
recorded creation of life peerage for Lorely Jane Burt, who took the title of Baroness Burt of Solihull
recorded creation of life peerage for William Jefferson Hague, who took the title of Baron Hague of Richmond
recorded creation of life peerage for Jane Antoinette Scott, who took the title of Baroness Scott of Bybrook
recorded creation of life peerage for Emma Samantha Pidding, who took the title of Baroness Pidding
recorded creation of life peerage for Donald Michael Ellison Foster, who took the title of Baron Foster of Bath
recorded creation of life peerage for Elizabeth Marie Redfern, who took the title of Baroness Redfern
9 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Anne Caroline Ballingall McIntosh, who took the title of Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
recorded creation of life peerage for James Roger Crompton Lupton, who took the title of Baron Lupton
8 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Jonathan Oates, who took the title of Baron Oates
recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew David Lansley, who took the title of Baron Lansley
7 Oct 2015 recorded death of Arthur Charles St. John Lawson-Johnston, 3rd Baron Luke
6 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Shaista Ahmad Sheehan, who took the title of Baroness Sheehan
recorded creation of life peerage for Stuart Polak, who took the title of Baron Polak
recorded creation of life peerage for Philippa Claire Stroud, who took the title of Baroness Stroud
recorded creation of life peerage for James Richard O'Shaughnessy, who took the title of Baron O'Shaughnessy
recorded creation of life peerage for James Norwich Arbuthnot, who took the title of Baron Arbuthnot of Edrom
4 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Stephen Gilbert, who took the title of Baron Gilbert of Panteg
recorded creation of life peerage for Michelle Georgina Mone, who took the title of Baroness Mone
recorded death of Denis Winston Healey, Baron Healey [L]
1 Oct 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Philip Roland Smith, who took the title of Baron Smith of Hindhead
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir George Samuel Knatchbull Young, 6th baronet, who took the title of Baron Young of Cookham
recorded creation of life peerage for Robert Antony Hayward, who took the title of Baron Hayward
recorded creation of life peerage for David Blunkett, who took the title of Baron Blunkett
recorded death of John St. Aubyn Parker, 6th Earl of Morley
22 Sep 2015 recorded death of Robert Kilpatrick, Baron Kilpatrick of Kincraig [L]
12 Sep 2015 recorded appointments of Angus Robertson and Gisela Stuart to the Privy Council
7 Sep 2015 recorded death of Claus Adolf Moser, Baron Moser [L]
5 Sep 2015 recorded death of Brian Howard Hord, MEP for London West 1979-1984
recorded death of Sir (George) Adrian Hayhurst Cadbury [CH 2015]
2 Sep 2015 recorded death of David Francis Williamson, Baron Williamson of Horton [L]
recorded death of Adam Richard John Casson Chetwynd, 10th Viscount Chetwynd
1 Sep 2015 updated "Peerage Records" page to (a) include a further centenarian, the 2nd Baron Wigram, who reached his 100th birthday on 2 August, and (b) to record the late Baron Montagu of Beaulieu on the listing of peers who held their peerages for the longest period
31 Aug 2015 recorded death of Edward John Barrington Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu
29 Aug 2015 recorded death of Teresa Ellen Gorman, MP for Billericay 1987-2001
27 Aug 2015 details announced of 45 new life peerages to be created. These will be added to the relevant pages as they are created
25 Aug 2015 recorded death of Sir Christopher Roy Pinsent, 3rd baronet [UK 1938]
24 Aug 2015 recorded death of Mervyn Niall Wingfield, 10th Viscount Powerscourt
22 Aug 2015 recorded death of Gerald Neil Steinberg, MP for Durham City 1987-2005
20 Aug 2015 recorded death of Hugh Rupert Courtenay, 18th Earl of Devon
recorded death of Trevor Oswin Lewis, briefly 4th Baron Merthyr until he disclaimed the peerage for life in 1977
19 Aug 2015 recorded death of Beata Ann Brookes, MEP for North Wales 1979-1989
27 Jul 2015 recorded death of Flora Isabel MacDonald [PC Canada 1979]
19 Jul 2015 recorded death of William Owen Chadwick [OM 1983]
15 Jul 2015 recorded death of Mark William Ogilvie Birdwood, 3rd Baron Birdwood. This peerage now becomes extinct
recorded death of Martin Litchfield West [OM 2013]
7 Jul 2015 recorded death of Sir Philip Carter Goodhart, MP for Beckenham 1957-1992
recorded death of Sir Ronald Keith Davison [PC 1978]
2 Jul 2015 recorded death of Arthur Thomas Porter [PC Canada 2008]
23 Jun 2015 recorded death of James George Alexander Bannerman Carnegie, 3rd Duke of Fife
16 Jun 2015 recorded death of Sir John Elliot Cockburn, 12th baronet [NS 1671]
13 Jun 2015 recorded appointments of Sir Neville Marriner and Kenneth Harry Woolf, Baron Woolf [L] as Companions of Honour
12 Jun 2015 recorded death of David Frank Bellotti, MP for Eastbourne 1990-1992
9 Jun 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Richard Sanderson Keen, who took the title of Baron Keen of Elie
3 Jun 2015 recorded death of Sir John Elphinston, 11th baronet [NS 1701]
2 Jun 2015 recorded death of Charles Peter Kennedy, MP for Ross, Cromarty and Skye 1983-1997, Ross, Skye NS Inverness West 1997-2005 and Ross, Skye and Lochaber 2005-2015. PC 1999
recorded death of Sir Ralph Jordan Dodds, 2nd baronet [UK 1964]. This baronetcy now becomes extinct
recorded death of William Hugh Griffiths, Baron Griffiths [L]
31 May 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for David Gifford Leathes Prior, who took the title of Baron Prior of Brampton
recorded creation of life peerage for George Bridges, who took the title of Baron Bridges of Headley
recorded creation of life peerage for Terence James O'Neill, who took the title of Baron O'Neill of Gatley
recorded creation of life peerage for Francis Anthony Aylmer Maude, who took the title of Baron Maude of Horsham
recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew James Dunlop, who took the title of Baron Dunlop
22 May 2015 recorded death of Sir Thomas Munro Gault [PC 1992]
21 May 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Rosalind Miriam Altmann, who took the title of Baroness Altmann
20 May 2015 recorded death of Sir John Harmer Mott, 3rd baronet [UK 1930]
recorded death of John [Jack] Heywood Aspinwall, MP for Kingswood 1979-1983 and Wansdyke 1983-1997
16 May 2015 added note regarding the newly-elected MP for Itchen, Royston Matthew Smith, and the events leading to his award of the George Medal
15 May 2015 recorded death of Sir Peter Derek Fry, MP for Wellingborough 1969-1997
14 May 2015 recorded appointments of 13 new members of the Privy Council
12 May 2015 recorded death of David Henry Brassey, 3rd Baron Brassey of Apethorpe
9 May 2015 uploaded pages which reflect the changes resulting from the UK General Election held on 7 May 2015. Details of new members are very basic at this stage, with full names and dates of birth to be added as they become available to me
6 May 2015 recorded death of Brian Charles John Sedgemore, MP for Luton West 1974-1979 and Hackney South and Shoreditch 1983-2005
3 May 2015 recorded death of Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh [L]
29 Apr 2015 recorded death of Michael John Mustill, Baron Mustill [L]
28 Apr 2015 recorded death of Michael Birkett, 2nd Baron Birkett
27 Apr 2015 recorded death of Christine Susan Stewart [PC Canada 1993]
26 Apr 2015 recorded death of Edward Douglas Coke, 7th Earl of Leicester
24 Apr 2015 recorded death of Alasdair Bernard Graham [PC Canada 1997]
21 Apr 2015 recorded death of Roy Mason, Baron Mason of Barnsley [L]
2 Apr 2015 recorded death of William David Prosser, Lord Prosser [Scottish Lord of Session] PC 2000
29 Mar 2015 added the name of Jeremy Nicholas Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of Lullington [L], to the list of peers who have attained their 100th birthdays
28 Mar 2015 recorded death of Allen John George Sheppard, Baron Sheppard of Didgemere [L]
recorded death of Sir Hilary Duppa Miller, MP for Bromsgrove and Redditch 1974-1983 and Bromsgrove 1983-1992
24 Mar 2015 recorded death of Sir James Wilton Spicer, MP for Dorset West 1974-1997, a nominated MEP 1975-1979 and MEP for Wessex 1979-1984
23 Mar 2015 recorded death of Lee Kuan Yew, hon CH 1970
21 Mar 2015 recorded death of Sir John Michael Burdick Greenaway, 3rd baronet [UK 1933]
recorded death of Denis Walter Coe, MP for Middleton and Prestwich 1966-1970
20 Mar 2015 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Robert Walker Kerslake, who took the title of Baron Kerslake
recorded appointments of 11 new members of the Privy Council
recorded death of [John] Malcolm Fraser, former Prime Minister of Australia 1975-1983. PC 1976 CH 1977
recorded death of Sir Alfred William [Jerry] Wiggin, MP for Weston super Mare 1969-1997
9 Mar 2015 recorded death of James Henry Molyneaux, Baron Molyneaux of Killead [L]
5 Mar 2015 recorded death of St. John Durival Kemp, 2nd Viscount Rochdale
25 Feb 2015 recorded death of Christopher Price, MP for Birmingham Perry Bar 1966-1970 and Lewisham West 1974-1983. MEP 1977-1978
20 Feb 2015 recorded death of Frank Oswald Hooley, MP for Sheffield Heeley 1966-1970 and Feb 1974-1983
recorded death of Sir David James Reynolds, 3rd baronet [UK 1923]
18 Feb 2015 recorded death of Sir William Fettiplace Lawrence, 5th baronet [UK 1867]
recorded death of George Yull Mackie, Baron Mackie of Benshie [L]
12 Feb 2015 recorded death of John Hubert de la Poer Beresford, 8th Marquess of Waterford
11 Feb 2015 recorded death of Hugh Massey Lopes, 3rd Baron Roborough
recorded death of Sir Mark Weston Lassam Goodson, 3rd baronet [UK 1922]
8 Feb 2015 recorded death of Robert Gavron, Baron Gavron [L]
4 Feb 2015 recorded death of Sir Martin John Gilbert [PC 2009]
recorded death of Beryl Catherine Platt, Baroness Platt of Writtle [L]
28 Jan 2015 recorded death of Sir David de Villiers Graaff, 3rd baronet [UK 1911]
25 Jan 2015 recorded death of Sir Henry Nicholas Hawley, 8th baronet [GB 1795]. This baronetcy is now extinct
23 Jan 2015 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Colin Malcolm Campbell, Lord Malcolm [Lord of Session]
recorded death of Leon Brittan, Baron Brittan of Spennithorne [L]
21 Jan 2015 added note regarding John Reginald Noble Graham VC, later 3rd baronet [UK 1906]
20 Jan 2015 recorded death of Charles James FitzRoy, 6th Baron Southampton
18 Jan 2015 recorded death of Archibald Angus Charles Kennedy, 8th Marquess of Ailsa
3 Jan 2015 recorded death of Derek Michael Coombs, MP for Birmingham Yardley 1970-1974
2 Jan 2015 recorded death of Sir Ivor Lloyd Morgan Richardson [PC 1978]
1 Jan 2015 added note regarding Angus Edward Vivian Smith, 3rd Baron Bicester
recorded death of Anthony William Gilbey, 11th Baron Vaux of Harrowden
recorded appointments of Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, Sir George Adrian Hayhurst Cadbury, Dame Mary Elizabeth Peters and Lord Young of Graffham as Companions of Honour
recorded death of Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington KG
31 Dec 2014 recorded death of Edward Patrick Broke Andvord Evans, 3rd Baron Mountevans
recorded death of Colin Strang, 2nd Baron Strang. This peerage now becomes extinct
23 Dec 2014 recorded death of Angus Edward Vivian Smith, 3rd Baron Bicester
recorded death of Alan John Williams, MP for Swansea West 1964-2010. Father of the House of Commons 2005-2010
22 Dec 2014 recorded death of John Freeman, MP for Watford 1945-1955. PC 1966
21 Dec 2014 recorded death of Philip Charles Bradbourn, MEP for West Midlands since 1999
16 Dec 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for William Hay, who took the title of Baron Hay of Ballyore
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Robert James Rogers, who took the title of Baron Lisvane
15 Dec 2014 recorded death of Sir John Christopher King, 4th baronet [UK 1888]
13 Dec 2014 recorded death of Philip Douglas Knights, Baron Knights [L]
6 Dec 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Jonathan Douglas Evans, who took the title of Baron Evans of Weardale
recorded creation of life peerage for Alison Margaret Wolf, who took the title of Baroness Wolf of Dulwich
5 Dec 2014 recorded death of (John) Jeremy Thorpe, MP for Devon North 1959-1979
2 Dec 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Andrew Green, who took the title of Baron Green of Deddington
recorded death of Sir Henry Frederick Ross Catherwood, MEP for Cambridgeshire 1979-1984 and Cambridge and Bedfordshire North 1984-1994
27 Nov 2014 recorded death of Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park [L]
26 Nov 2014 recorded death of Anne Elizabeth Cowdrey, Baroness Herries of Terregles (14th in line)
22 Nov 2014 recorded death of Sir Michael John Assheton Eardley-Wilmot, 6th baronet [UK 1821]
18 Nov 2014 recorded death of Reginald Greive Withers [PC 1977]
15 Nov 2014 recorded death of Sir William Stratford Dugdale, 2nd baronet [UK 1936]
14 Nov 2014 added note regarding Cyril Louis Norton Newall, 1st Baron Newall
added note regarding the death of Price Blackwood, 4th Baron Dufferin and Claneboye
11 Nov 2014 recorded death of Dan Judah Samuel, 4th Viscount Samuel, who had succeeded to the peerage only a month previously
3 Nov 2014 recorded death of Joel Barnett, Baron Barnett [L]
31 Oct 2014 recorded death of Alan Rupert Tyrrell, MEP for London East 1979-1984
24 Oct 2014 recorded death of Sir Edmund Vere Lacon, 8th baronet [UK 1818]
19 Oct 2014 recorded death of Sir Christopher Stephen Thomas Jonathan Thayer Staughton [PC 1988]
18 Oct 2014 recorded death of David Herbert Samuel, 3rd Viscount Samuel
17 Oct 2014 recorded death of John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough
13 Oct 2014 recorded death of Sir Sydney Brookes Chapman, MP for Birmingham Handsworth 1970-1974 and Chipping Barnet 1979-2005
11 Oct 2014 recorded results of the two by-elections held in the constituencies of Clacton and Heywood and Middleton
8 Oct 2014 recorded death of Michael Jaffray Hynman Allenby, 3rd Viscount Allenby
3 Oct 2014 recorded death of Irene Sheila Faith, MP for Belper 1979-1983 and MEP for Cumbria and Lancashire North 1984-1989
recorded death of Dame Peggy Edith Fenner, MP for Rochester and Chatham 1970-1974 and 1979-1983 and Medway 1983-1997
recorded death of Sir Edward Walter Eveleigh [PC 1977]
recorded death of Sir Nevil John Wilfrid Macready, 3rd baronet [UK 1923]
1 Oct 2014 recorded death of John Burton Buckley, 3rd Baron Wrenbury
28 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Barbara Lilian Janke, who took the title of Baroness Janke
recorded creation of life peerage for Martin John Callanan, who took the title of Baron Callanan
recorded creation of life peerage for Kathryn Mary Pinnock, who took the title of Baroness Pinnock
recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Maurice Cashman, who took the title of Baron Cashman
recorded creation of life peerage for Karren Rita Brady, who took the title of Baroness Brady
recorded creation of life peerage for Christopher John Lennie, who took the title of Baron Lennie
24 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Nosheena Shaheen Mobarik, who took the title of Baroness Mobarik
recorded creation of life peerage for Paul James Scriven, who took the title of Baron Scriven
21 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Gail Rebuck, who took the title of Baroness Rebuck
recorded creation of life peerage for Arminka Helic, who took the title of Baroness Helic
recorded death of Iain Somerled MacDonald MacCormick, MP for Argyll 1974-1979
20 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew Timothy Cooper, who took the title of Baron Cooper of Windrush
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Stuart Alan Ransome Rose, who took the title of Baron Rose of Monewden
recorded creation of life peerage for Joanna Shields, who took the title of Baroness Shields
recorded creation of life peerage for Carlyn Chisholm, who took the title of Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen
19 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Diana Mary Harding, who took the title of Baroness Harding of Winscombe
recorded creation of life peerage for David Goddard, who took the title of Baron Goddard of Stockport
recorded creation of life peerage for Natalie Jessica Evans, who took the title of Baroness Evans of Bowes Park
recorded creation of life peerage for Julie Elizabeth Smith, who took the title of Baroness Smith of Newnham
15 Sep 2014 recorded creation of life peerage for Ranbir Singh Suri, who took the title of Baron Suri
recorded creation of life peerage for Christopher Francis Fox, who took the title of Baron Fox
12 Sep 2014 recorded death of Ian Richard Kyle Paisley, Baron Bannside [L]
recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Stahel Farmer, who took the title of Baron Farmer
9 Sep 2014 recorded death of John David Malet Vaughan, 8th Earl of Lisburne
8 Sep 2014 recorded death of James Dobbin, MP for Heywood and Middleton since 1997
31 Aug 2014 recorded death of Sir David Bower Mitchell, MP for Basingstoke 1964-1983 and Hampshire North West 1983-1997
30 Aug 2014 recorded death of Christopher Langdon Brain, 2nd Baron Brain
recorded death of Sir Anthony Raymond Leopold Cuthbert Quilter, 4th baronet [UK 1897]
28 Aug 2014 recorded death of Marcel Masse [PC Canada 1984]
25 Aug 2014 recorded death of Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough [L]
22 Aug 2014 recorded death of Nicholas Lyulph Russell, 6th Earl Russell
19 Aug 2014 recorded death of Samuel Laird Galbraith, MP for Strathkelvin and Bearsden 1987-2001
18 Aug 2014 added note regarding Alice Emily Verner, daughter of Sir William Verner, 2nd baronet, and her involvement in the Bagot Will Case of 1878-1880
14 Aug 2014 recorded death of Charles Fitzmaurice Creighton Simeons, MP for Luton 1970-1974
10 Aug 2014 added note regarding Henry Hunt, MP for Preston 1830-1832
8 Aug 2014 details announced of 22 new life peerages to be created. These will be added to the relevant pages as they are created
added note regarding the unsuccessful petition made by Viscountess Rhondda (a peeress in her own right) for a writ of summons to the House of Lords in 1922
30 Jul 2014 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Slingsby, 1st baronet [NS 1638]
recorded death of Christine Margaret Oddy, MEP for Midlands Central 1989-1994 and Coventry and North Warwickshire 1994-1999
29 Jul 2014 recorded death of Sir Claude Philip Arthur Mallet du Cros, 3rd baronet [UK 1916]
added note regarding John Evelyn Delves Broughton, son and heir of Sir Evelyn Delves Broughton, 12th baronet
23 Jul 2014 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Annette Lesley Brooke and John Archibald Sinclair, 3rd Viscount Thurso
recorded appointment of Kenneth Harry Clarke as a Companion of Honour
19 Jul 2014 recorded death of Jack Lewis, Baron Lewis of Newnham [L]
17 Jul 2014 recorded death of Sir William John Colfox, 2nd baronet [UK 1939]
15 Jul 2014 recorded death of Jeremy Ulick Browne, 11th Marquess of Sligo
12 Jul 2014 recorded death of Robert Alexander Holt Methuen, 7th Baron Methuen
10 Jul 2014 added note regarding Susanta Prasanna Sinha, 4th Baron Sinha
8 Jul 2014 added note regarding Lord Edward FitzGerald, 5th son of the 1st Duke of Leinster
7 Jul 2014 recorded death of Sir Alasdair Thomas Ian Munro, 6th baronet [UK 1825]
6 Jul 2014 recorded death of Sir Colman Michael O'Loghlen, 6th baronet [UK 1838]
5 Jul 2014 added note regarding Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
5 Jul 2014 added note regarding John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich
3 Jul 2014 added note regarding Sir John Lade, 2nd baronet [GB 1758]
25 Jun 2014 recorded death of Doreen Miller, Baroness Miller of Hendon [L]
recorded death of David Anthony Jacobs, Baron Jacobs [L]
21 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sir Michael Arthur John Oakshott, 3rd baronet [UK 1959]
19 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sir Hugo Baldwin Huntington-Whiteley, 3rd baronet [UK 1918]
added note regarding Thomas Plantagenet, 2nd Earl of Lancaster
recorded appointment to the Privy Council of William Herbert Laming, Baron Laming [L]
recorded death of Donald Macaulay, Baron Macaulay of Bragar [L]
14 Jun 2014 recorded appointment of Dame Margaret (Maggie) Natalie Smith as a Companion of Honour
13 Jun 2014 recorded death of Benjamin Charles George Whitaker, MP for Hampstead 1966-1970
12 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sydney William Templeman, Baron Templeman [L]
8 Jun 2014 recorded result of by-election in Newark, following the resignation of Patrick Mercer
4 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sir Eldon Wylie Griffiths, MP for Bury St. Edmunds 1964-1992
1 Jun 2014 recorded death of Sir Toaripi Lauti [PC 1979]
27 May 2014 recorded death of Sir Robert Wilson Porter PC (Northern Ireland) 1969
recorded results of the recent election to the European Parliament for the United Kingdom
15 May 2014 recorded death of James Thomas Archibald Douglas-Home, 28th Lord Dacre
14 May 2014 recorded death of Richard Giles Douglas, MP for Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire 1970-1974, Dunfermline 1979-1983 and Dunfermline West 1983-1992
8 May 2014 recorded death of Sir George William Langham Christie CH
7 May 2014 recorded death of Sir David Wilson, 3rd baronet [UK 1920]
5 May 2014 recorded death of Sir William Richard Benyon, MP for Buckingham 1970-1983 and Milton Keynes 1983-1992
1 May 2014 recorded death of Sir John Michael Robert Best-Shaw, 10th baronet [E 1665]
recorded death of Sir William Peter Curtis, 7th baronet [UK 1802]
29 Apr 2014 recorded death of Sir Jocelyn Charles Roden Buxton, 7th baronet [UK 1840]
24 Apr 2014 recorded death of Sir Gilbert Simon Heathcote, 9th baronet [GB 1733] aged 100
22 Apr 2014 recorded death of Herbert Eser Gray [PC Canada 1969]
added note regarding Captain Edward Davis Atkins, father of Humphrey Edward Gregory Atkins, Baron Colnbrook [L], who was trampled to death by a wounded rhinoceros in Kenya in March 1925
added note regarding the deaths of two of the daughters of Sir William Grenville Williams, 4th baronet [GB 1798]
15 Apr 2014 recorded death of Sir Arthur Owen Woodhouse [PC 1974]
14 Apr 2014 recorded death of Hamish Watt, MP for Banffshire 1974-1979
10 Apr 2014 recorded death of James Michael Flaherty [PC Canada 2006]
recorded appointments of Nicola Ann Morgan and Sajid Javid to the Privy Council
5 Apr 2014 recorded death of Margo MacDonald, MP for Glasgow Govan Nov 1973-Feb 1974
30 Mar 2014 added note regarding the death of the wife and eldest son of Alfred Charles Bossom, MP for Maidstone 1931-1959 and later Baron Bossom [L]
28 Mar 2014 recorded death of Marcus Richard Kimball, Baron Kimball [L], MP for Gainsborough 1956-1983
27 Mar 2014 recorded death of Sir Colin William Carstairs Turner, MP for Woolwich West 1959-1964
26 Mar 2014 recorded death of Alfred Bates, MP for Bebington and Ellesmere Port 1974-1979
15 Mar 2014 added note regarding Dorothy Elsie Scott, wife of Sir Edward Arthur Dolman Scott, 8th baronet of Great Barr [UK 1806]
recorded death of Sir Mark Edward Mortimer Bowen, 5th baronet [UK 1921]
added note (under the 2nd Duke of Montagu) regarding "The Great Bottle Hoax" of January 1749, which may have alternatively been instigated by the 2nd Duke of Portland
14 Mar 2014 recorded death of Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn, 2nd Viscount Stansgate until he disclaimed the title; MP for Bristol South East 1950-1960 and 1963-1983 and Chesterfield 1984-2001
recorded death of Edward Enda Haughey, Baron Ballyedmond [L]
11 Mar 2014 recorded death of Sir Thomas Willes Chitty, 3rd baronet [UK 1924]
8 Mar 2014 recorded death of Sir Robin Horace Walford Dunn [PC 1980]
7 Mar 2014 recorded death of Dame Mary Elaine Kellett-Bowman, MP for Lancaster 1970-1997, a nominated MEP 1975-1979 and an elected MEP for Cumbria 1979-1984
5 Mar 2014 recorded death of John Arbuthnot Ducane Wilkinson, MP for Bradford West 1970-1974 and Ruislip-Northwood 1979-2005
1 Mar 2014 recorded appointment of 6 new privy counsellors
26 Feb 2014 recorded death of Sir Stephen George Hammick, 5th baronet [UK 1834]
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir David Julian Richards, who took the title of Baron Richards of Herstmonceux
recorded death of Dennis Turner, Baron Bilston [L]
25 Feb 2014 recorded death of Sir Ian Lloyd McKay [PC 1992]
22 Feb 2014 added note regarding William Henry Maule, MP for Carlow 1837-1839
21 Feb 2014 recorded death of Richard John McMoran Wilson, 2nd Baron Moran
recorded death of Andrew Hartland Hardinge, 7th Viscount Hardinge
recorded death of Sir Jeremy John Fortescue Boles, 3rd baronet [UK 1922]
20 Feb 2014 added note regarding the successful claim to the Earldom of Roscommon in 1828
17 Feb 2014 added note regarding the death of Sir John Wyndham Harrison, 3rd baronet
15 Feb 2014 recorded result of by-election in Manchester Wythenshaw and Sale East following the death of Paul Goggins
14 Feb 2014 recorded death of Sir Richard Molesworth Ponsonby Staples, 17th baronet [I 1628]. The baronetcy becomes either extinct or dormant
9 Feb 2014 recorded death of Cecil Simon Franks, MP for Barrow and Furness 1983-1992
6 Feb 2014 added note regarding Percy Jocelyn, Bishop of Clogher, third son of the 1st Earl of Roden
5 Feb 2014 recorded death of Sir David Ernest Campbell Price, MP for Eastleigh 1955-1992
2 Feb 2014 added note (on the Privy Council of Ireland page) regarding Richard Whateley, Archbishop of Dublin
added note regarding Mary Monckton, second wife of Edmund Boyle, 7th Earl of Cork and 7th Earl of Orrery
recorded death of Piers Anthony Weymouth Wedgwood, 4th Baron Wedgwood
29 Jan 2014 added note regarding Iain Maxwell Erskine, 2nd and last Baron Erskine of Rerrick, who, in his will, left his testicles to the Royal Bank of Scotland, "since they appear to have none of their own".
20 Jan 2014 recorded death of Sir Christopher John Chataway, MP for Lewisham North 1959-1966 and Chichester 1969-1974. PC 1970
19 Jan 2014 recorded death of Robert Alistair McAlpine, Baron McAlpine of West Green [L]
as usually happens at this time of the year, the obituaries section of the new edition of "Who's Who" reveals a number of deaths that were previously unknown to me:-
 * Sir William Michael Marsh Thomas, 3rd baronet [UK 1918], who died sometime in 2009, and on whose death the baronetcy became extinct
 * Sir Robert Carson Synge, 8th baronet [UK 1801], who died 17 August 2011
 * Sir Cornelis Jacob Speelman, 8th baronet [E 1686], who died 23 April 2005, and on whose death the baronetcy became dormant
 * Sir Guy Francis D'Arcy Boileau, 8th baronet [UK 1838], who died 8 February 2013
 * Diana Mary Miller, Baroness Fauconberg (9th in line) and Baroness Conyers (15th in line) in her own right. Both peerages fell into abeyance on her death
My thanks to James Lockwood and Richard Rutter for providing this information
17 Jan 2014 recorded death of Sir Michael Lakin, 4th baronet [UK 1909]
14 Jan 2014 recorded death of Sir Mervyn Stewart Dunnington-Jefferson, 2nd baronet
11 Jan 2014 recorded death of Cecil James Olaf Moorhouse, MEP for London South 1979-1984 and London South and Surrey East 1984-1999
10 Jan 2014 recorded death of Sir Michael Jon Neubert, MP for Romford 1974-1997
9 Jan 2014 recorded death of Paul Gerard Goggins, MP for Wythenshaw and Sale East since 1997. PC 2009
8 Jan 2014 added note regarding the death of Gilbert Greenall, son and heir of the 1st Baron Daresbury
7 Jan 2014 recorded death of Robert Thomas Boscawen, MP for Wells 1970-1983 and Somerton and Frome 1983-1992. PC 1992
24 Dec 2013 recorded death of Sir Richard Edmund Barrington Simeon, 8th baronet
19 Dec 2013 added note regarding Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes VC, son of the 1st Baron Keyes
14 Dec 2013 recorded death of Ieuan Wyn Pritchard Roberts, Baron Roberts of Conwy [L]
added note regarding Galbraith Lowry Egerton Cole, 3rd son of the 4th Earl of Enniskillen (and father of the 6th Earl)
8 Dec 2013 recorded death of Martin Connal Noel-Buxton, 3rd Baron Noel-Buxton
6 Dec 2013 recorded death of Henry Edward Cubitt, 4th Baron Ashcombe
3 Dec 2013 added note regarding Robert Edward de Vere Capell, 10th Earl of Essex
27 Nov 2013 recorded death of Alexander Leopold Ivor George Canning, 5th Baron Garvagh
26 Nov 2013 recorded death of Sir Cyril David Townsend, MP for Bexleyheath 1974-1997
recorded death of William Humble David Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley
recorded death of Robert Leigh-Pemberton, Baron Kingsdown KG PC
23 Nov 2013 recorded death of Thomas Henry Oliver Stanley, 8th Baron Stanley of Alderley, 7th Baron Eddisbury and 8th Baron Sheffield [I]
21 Nov 2013 recorded death of Gerald Spring Rice, 6th Baron Monteagle of Brandon
recorded death of Frederick Sanger (CH 1981 OM 1986)
20 Nov 2013 recorded death of Robin Rathmore Plunket, 8th Baron Plunket
19 Nov 2013 added note regarding James Francis Xavier O'Brien, MP for Mayo South 1885-1895 and Cork City 1895-1905, the last man in British history to be sentenced to be hanged, drawn and quartered for high treason
added note regarding Julia Georgina Affleck, wife of Sir Robert Affleck, 7th baronet
18 Nov 2013 added note regarding the death of William Strutt, eldest son and heir of the 2nd Baron Belper
recorded death of Doris May Lessing [CH 1999]
15 Nov 2013 added note regarding Sir Thomas Ernest Trollope, 11th baronet
added note regarding Thomas Samuel Beauchamp Williams, MP for Kennington 1923-1924
added note regarding John Jagger, MP for Manchester Clayton 1935-1942
12 Nov 2013 recorded death of Edward Kevin McGrady, MP for co. Down South 1987-2010
following the resignation from the Privy Council of Lord Prescott on 4 July 2013, recorded the formal removal of his name from the list of members effective 6 November 2013
10 Nov 2013 recorded five additional appointments to the Privy Council
8 Nov 2013 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Sir Anthony Brian Baldry
7 Nov 2013 added note regarding Sir Boyle Roche, 1st and only baronet
5 Nov 2013 added note (on the page containing the constituency of Armagh North and in particular relating to Edward James Saunderson) regarding an incident in the House of Commons which occurred in February 1893 when Saunderson sat on a fellow member's hat
added note (on the page containing the constituency of Scotland Liverpool and in particular relating to Thomas Power O'Connor) regarding the "Battle of the House of Commons" which occurred on 27 July 1893 when the House erupted into physical violence
28 Oct 2013 added note regarding a claim made in 1924 for the co-heirship of the barony of Beauchamp de Somerset
27 Oct 2013 added note regarding the claim to the barony of Trimlestown made in 1891
19 Oct 2013 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Alistair James Hendrie Burt
recorded removal of Denis MacShane from the list of members of the Privy Council
18 Oct 2013 recorded death of Frederick Caryll Philip Cavendish, 7th Baron Waterpark
12 Oct 2013 recorded death of Robert Hugh Molesworth Kindersley, 3rd Baron Kindersley
11 Oct 2013 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Richard Geoffrey James Ottaway
10 Oct 2013 recorded death of Andrew Struthers Stewart, MP for Sherwood 1983-1992
added note regarding Robert George Cornelis Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala
recorded death of Paul Desmarais PC (Canada) 1992
9 Oct 2013 added note regarding Sir Alexander Carew, 2nd baronet [E 1641] who was executed for treason in 1644
recorded death of Sir James Gerard Waterlow, 4th baronet [UK 1930]
8 Oct 2013 added note regarding Thomas Parker, 15th Lord Morley and 7th Lord Monteage, who was tried for murder in 1666
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Roger John Laugharne Thomas, who took the title of Baron Thomas of Cwmgiedd
recorded creation of life peerage for Annabel MacNicholl Goldie, who took the title of Baroness Goldie
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Anthony Paul Bamford, who took the title of Baron Bamford
7 Oct 2013 recorded death of Fred J Mifflin, PC (Canada) 1996
4 Oct 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for James Rudolph Palumbo, who took the title of Baron Palumbo of Southwark
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Charles Lamb Allen, who took the title of Baron Allen of Kensington
3 Oct 2013 expanded note regarding Mervyn Tuchet, 12th Baron Audley and 2nd Earl of Castlehaven
29 Sep 2013 added note regarding Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis
27 Sep 2013 recorded death of Richard Fleming George Charles Grey, 6th Earl Grey
added note regarding James Petty, styled Viscount Dunkerron, son of Henry Petty, Earl of Shelburne (creation of 1719)
added note regarding Ferdinando Marquis de Paleotti, brother of the Duchess of Shrewsbury, who was hanged in London in 1718 for the murder of his servant
26 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Susan Frances Maria Williams, who took the title of Baroness Williams of Trafford
recorded creation of life peerage for Jennifier Helen Jones, who took the title of Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb
25 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Alicia Pamela Kennedy, who took the title of Baroness Kennedy of Cradley
recorded creation of life peerage for Richard Andrew Balfe, who took the title of Baron Balfe
24 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Christine Mary Humphreys, who took the title of Baroness Humphreys
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir William Haughey, who took the title of Baron Haughey
recorded death of Walter Grenville Algernon Temple-Gore-Langton, 8th Earl Temple of Stowe
23 Sep 2013 added note regarding Sir Mark Cole, 4th baronet [E 1641]
added note regarding Connor Maguire, 2nd Baron Maguire of Enniskillen
added note regarding Sir Richard Blackham, 1st baronet [E 1696]
20 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Alison Mary Suttie, who took the the title of Baroness Suttie
recorded creation of life peerage for Rumi Verjee, who took the title of Baron Verjee
recorded death of Sir Robin Philip Williams, 2nd baronet [UK 1953]
19 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Fiona Ferelith Hodgson, who took the title of Baroness Hodgson of Abinger
recorded creation of life peerage for Howard Darryl Leigh, who took the title of Baron Leigh of Hurley
recorded creation of life peerage for Christopher Holmes, who took the title of Baron Holmes of Richmond
recorded creation of life peerage for Jeremy Purvis, who took the title of Baron Purvis of Tweed
18 Sep 2013 recorded death of Sir Anthony Coningham de Waltham Denny, 8th baronet [I 1782]
17 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Brian Leonard Paddick, who took the title of Baron Paddick
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Stephen Ashley Sherbourne, who took the title of Baron Sherbourne of Didsbury
14 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Matthew Hadrian Marshall Carrington, who took the title of Baron Carrington of Fulham
recorded creation of life peerage for Daniel William Finkelstein, who took the title of Baron Finkelstein
13 Sep 2013 added note regarding Sir Henry Cann Lippincott, 2nd and last baronet [GB 1778]
added note regarding Sir William Johnson, 1st baronet [GB 1755]
recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Lucy Jeanne Neville-Rolfe, who took the title of Baroness Neville-Rolfe
recorded creation of life peerage for Michael John Whitby, who took the title of Baron Whitby
12 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Catherine Mary Bakewell, who took the title of Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville
recorded creation of life peerage for Nicholas Henry Bourne, who took the title of Baron Bourne of Aberystwyth
11 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Zahida Parveen Manzoor, who took the title of Baroness Manzoor
recorded creation of life peerage for Doreen Delceita Lawrence, who took the title of Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon
recorded death of Sir Mark Annesley Norman, 3rd baronet [UK 1915]
10 Sep 2013 added note regarding Ferdinando Forster, MP for Northumberland Jan-Aug 1701
recorded death of Bernard John ("Barney") Hayhoe, Baron Hayhoe [L]
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Ian William Wrigglesworth, who took the title of Baron Wrigglesworth
recorded creation of life peerage for Jonathan Neil Mendelsohn, who took the title of Baron Mendelsohn
8 Sep 2013 recorded death of Sir Frederick John Frank Hall, 3rd baronet [UK 1923]
7 Sep 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Rosalind Mary Grender, who took the title of Baroness Grender
recorded creation of life peerage for John Rhodes Horam, who took the title of Baron Horam
3 Sep 2013 added note regarding Henry Charles Stephens, MP for Hornsey 1887-1900
added note regarding Sir Henry Augustus Clavering, 10th and last baronet
29 Aug 2013 added note regarding a potential claim to the baronetcy of Tyrrell of Thornton [E 1627] which arose in 1904
24 Aug 2013 added note regarding the fate of the Ainslie baronetcy after the death of the 2nd baronet in 1858
18 Aug 2013 added note regarding Alan Grahame Brown, MP for Tottenham 1959-1964
added note regarding Frederick Graves Moon, son of Sir Francis Moon, 1st baronet, who was stabbed to death by his lover in 1871
13 Aug 2013 added note regarding John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon, and his wife
11 Aug 2013 added lengthy note regarding Lord Colin Campbell, MP for Argyllshire 1878-1885
1 Aug 2013 details announced of 30 new life peerages to be created. These will be added to the relevant pages as they are created
31 Jul 2013 recorded death of Sir Hugh Cavendish Smith-Marriott, 11th baronet [GB 1774]
added note regarding Charles Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot, 20th Earl of Shrewsbury, his wife and his son, Viscount Ingestre
25 Jul 2013 added note regarding Sir John Brickwood, 1st baronet
23 Jul 2013 added note regarding Sir James Rivers, 9th baronet, and his daughter Louisa
recorded death of George Wilfred Proudfoot, MP for Cleveland 1959-1964 and Brighouse and Spenborough 1970-1974
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Mervyn Allister King, who took the title of Baron King of Lothbury
21 Jul 2013 added note regarding John Oldcastell, Lord Oldcastell, who was executed for heresy in 1417
added note regarding Sir Charles William Egleton Kent, 3rd and last baronet
16 Jul 2013 recorded death of John Fitzwalter Butler, 19th Baron Dunboyne
recorded creation of life peerage for Ian Paul Livingston, who took the title of Baron Livingston of Parkhead
recorded death of George Charles Henry Victor Paget, 7th Marquess of Anglesey
15 Jul 2013 added note regarding the shipwrecking of the Duke of Fife and his family off the coast of Morocco in December 1911
recorded death of Pratap Chidamber Chitnis, Baron Chitnis [L]
11 Jul 2013 added note regarding the successful claim made for the barony of Clifton of Leighton Bromswold made in 1674
10 Jul 2013 added note regarding the successful claim made for the Earldom of Devon in 1831
9 Jul 2013 added lengthy note regarding William Parsons, younger son of Sir William Parsons, 3rd baronet [E 1661] who was hanged in 1751
recorded death of Norman Atkinson, MP for Tottenham 1964-1987
7 Jul 2013 recorded resignation from the Privy Council of John Leslie Prescott, Baron Prescott
6 Jul 2013 recorded death of Sir Thomas William James David Dupree, 6th baronet. The baronetcy now becomes extinct
5 Jul 2013 recorded death of Alan Robertson Campbell, Baron Campbell of Alloway [L]
added note regarding Sir John Peniston Milbanke, 7th baronet
2 Jul 2013 recorded death of Sir Hugh Reid, 3rd baronet [UK 1922]. This baronetcy now becomes extinct
28 Jun 2013 added note regarding Sir Hugh Halliday Trevor Dawson, 3rd baronet
added note regarding Sir Thomas Cospatric Hamilton-Spencer-Smith, 6th baronet
26 Jun 2013 expanded note regarding Sir John Victor Peregrine Henniker-Heaton, 3rd baronet
recorded death of Robert Andrew Keith Scott, PC [Canada] 1997
25 Jun 2013 added note regarding Francis Edward Scudamore St. Clair-Erskine, styled Lord Loughborough, eldest son of the 5th Earl of Rosslyn
added note regarding James Richard Neville Stopford, 7th Earl of Courtown
added note regarding Geoffrey Henry Browne, 3rd Baron Oranmore and Browne and 1st Baron Mereworth
added note regarding David Godfrey Bewicke-Copley, 6th Baron Cromwell
added note regarding Henry Seymour Berry, 1st and only Baron Buckland
24 Jun 2013 added note regarding William Herbrand Sackville, 10th Earl de la Warr
added note regarding William Keith Mason, 4th and last Baron Blackford
added note regarding Garrett Michael Byrne, MP for co. Wexford 1880-1883 and Wicklow West 1885-1892
recorded death of Peter Lovat Fraser, Baron Fraser of Carmyllie [L]
22 Jun 2013 added note regarding Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst
19 Jun 2013 added note regarding Wogan Philipps, 2nd Baron Milford, the only Communist to ever sit in the House of Lords
added note which discusses the date of the second creation of the Dukedom of Fife
added note regarding the eccentricity of the names of the siblings of Sir Lyonel Felix Carteret Eugene Tollemache, 4th baronet of Hanby Hall
18 Jun 2013 added note regarding Hardinge Stanley Giffard, 1st Earl of Halsbury
16 Jun 2013 recorded appointments of Sir Walter Menzies Campbell and Sir Nicholas Andrew Serota as Companions of Honour
15 Jun 2013 added note regarding the successful claims for the termination of the abeyances of the Baronies of Segrave and Mowbray in 1877
expanded note regarding Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough so as to include some additional anecdotes relating to him
added note regarding Sir Henry Mervin Vavasour, 3rd baronet, which includes a listing of all baronets who have reached the age of 100
13 Jun 2013 added note regarding the successful claim to the Barony of Nairne made in 1873-1874
recorded death of Arthur William George Patrick Hay, 15th Earl of Kinnoull
12 Jun 2013 recorded death of Richard Edward Cecil Law, 8th Baron Ellenborough
8 Jun 2013 added note regarding the death of John Hamilton Plumptre Lighton, son of Sir Christopher Robert Lighton, 6th baronet, who was killed by a cricket ball
added note regarding Mary Anne Clarke, sometime mistress of Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany (creation of 1784)
recorded death of Helen McElhone, MP for Glasgow Queen's Park 1982-1983
7 Jun 2013 added note regarding the deaths of the first two sons of Sir John Talbot Dillwyn-Llewelyn, 1st baronet
5 Jun 2013 recorded death of Michael Evan Victor Baillie, 3rd Baron Burton
recorded death of James Francis Kelleher [PC Canada 1984]
recorded death of Sir Patrick Dalmahoy Nairne [PC 1982]
added note regarding the death of Thomas Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester (creation of 1385)
4 Jun 2013 added information regarding all Special Remainders of which I am aware. If the relevant peerage creation was noted in the London Gazette, the wording shown is included as a note at the foot of the relevant page; if not, information is included under the respective alphabetical listings.
My thanks to Leslie Raphael and David Beamish for their assistance.
recorded death of Sir Atwell Graham Lake, 10th baronet [GB 1711]
recorded death of John William Gilbert, Baron Gilbert [L]
27 May 2013 added note regarding Sir Andrew Slanning, 2nd baronet, who was murdered in 1700
26 May 2013 recorded death of James Wray, MP for Glasgow Provan 1987-1997 and Glasgow Baillieston 1997-2005
21 May 2013 added note which discusses the date of creation of the Marquessate of Aberdeen and Temair, which I believe has been wrongly stated in peerage reference works
20 May 2013 added note regarding Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st baronet
17 May 2013 added note regarding Sir William Reginald Hall, MP for Liverpool West Derby 1919-1923 and Eastbourne 1925-1929
16 May 2013 recorded death of Richard Bentinck Boyle, 9th Earl of Shannon
15 May 2013 recorded appointment of five new members of the Privy Council
14 May 2013 recorded death of Hugh William Mackay, 14th Lord Reay
13 May 2013 recorded death of Allen McKay, MP for Penistone 1978-1983 and Barnsley West and Penistone 1983-1992
6 May 2013 added note regarding Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey
recorded death of Sir Morgan Charles Morgan-Giles, MP for Winchester 1964-1979 who, at the time of his death, was the oldest ex-MP
4 May 2013 added note regarding the two abeyances of the Vaux of Harrowden peerage
recorded death of William Donald Chapman, Baron Northfield [L], MP for Northfield 1951-1970
3 May 2013 recorded result of by-election held for the constituency of South Shields following the resignation of David Milliband
2 May 2013 expanded note under the barony of Montacute regarding a claim for this peerage made in 1874
30 Apr 2013 added note regarding claims made to the barony of Fitzwalter [E 1295] in 1841-1844 and 1924
added note regarding the assumption of the Lawson baronetcy [E 1665] in 1877
27 Apr 2013 recorded death of James McCulloch York Dickens, MP for Lewisham West 1966-1970
25 Apr 2013 recorded appointment of William Michael Hardy Spicer, Baron Spicer [L], to the Privy Council
23 Apr 2013 recorded appointment of Graham Eric (Jock) Stirrup, Baron Stirrup [L] as a Knight of the Garter
added note regarding a proposed claim to the barony of Milford (creation of 1776) which occurred in 1891
22 Apr 2013 added note regarding the successful claim to the barony of Herries in 1858
added note regarding the peerage of Belhaven and Stenton, and its two periods of dormancy
19 Apr 2013 recorded death of Sir Steuart Robert Pringle, 10th baronet [NS 1683]
recorded death of Ian Balfour, 2nd Baron Balfour of Inchrye. This peerage now becomes extinct
18 Apr 2013 recorded death of Ernle David Drummond Money, MP for Ipswich 1970-1974
recorded death of Sir Richard James Dashwood, 9th baronet [E 1684]
15 Apr 2013 recorded death of Sir Colin Rex Davis [CH 2001]
11 Apr 2013 recorded appointment of Patrick Stewart Hodge, Lord Hodge [Justice of the Supreme Court] to the Privy Council
8 Apr 2013 recorded death of Joseph Edward Pease, 3rd Baron Gainford
recorded death of John Francis Arthur St. Aubyn, 4th Baron Saint Levan
recorded death of Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher [L]
added note regarding the termination of the abeyance of the Braye barony in 1839
added note regarding the successful claim to the Barony of Wentworth in 1863-1864
4 Apr 2013 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of John Henry Hayes MP, and Alastair Peter Campbell, Lord Bracadale [Scottish Lord of Session]
3 Apr 2013 added note regarding Lady Arabella Stuart, daughter of Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox of the creation of 1572
27 Mar 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Fitzhardinge Berkeley, who took the title of Baron Berkeley of Knighton
recorded creation of life peerage for Martha Lane Fox, who took the title of Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho
26 Mar 2013 expanded note under the Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn by adding a lengthy article which discusses the claims of Olivia Serres and her daughter Lavinia Ryves to be the daughter and grand-daughter of the Duke
26 Mar 2013 added note regarding Lord George Gordon, MP for Ludgershall 1774-1780 and his role in the "Gordon Riots" of 1780
recorded death (at the age of 101) of Francis Edward Hovell-Thurlow- Cumming-Bruce, 8th Baron Thurlow
20 Mar 2013 recorded death of Sir William Fergus Montgomery, MP for Newcastle upon Tyne East 1959-1964, Brierley Hill 1967-1974 and Altrincham and Sale 1974-1997
19 Mar 2013 added note regarding Francis Howard, successively wife of Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex (creation of 1572) and Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset (creation of 1613) and her role in the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury
15 Mar 2013 recorded the removal of Chris Huhne from the list of Privy Counsellors
recorded death of Sir John Simon Horsbrugh-Porter, 4th baronet [UK 1902]
14 Mar 2013 added note regarding the robust style of electioneering in the borough of Camelford in the 1820s
13 Mar 2013 added note regarding Alexander Campbell, brother of the 1st Marquess of Breadalbane, who was executed for killing a fellow army officer in a duel
11 Mar 2013 expanded note regarding George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge [creation of 1801]
added note regarding Thomas Jeeves Horder, 1st Baron Horder
8 Mar 2013 recorded result of by-election held in the constituency of Mid Ulster following the resignation of Martin McGuinness
recorded death of Nigel Ivan Forbes, 22nd Lord Forbes
added note regarding Sir James Dick, 1st baronet, and the loss of the English man-of-war "Gloucester" in May 1682
added note regarding Horatio William Bottomley, MP for Hackney South 1906-1912 and 1918-1922
recorded appointment of Stephen Rothwell O'Brien to the Privy Council
7 Mar 2013 recorded death of Sir Jeffrey Lionel Darell, 8th baronet [GB 1795]
5 Mar 2013 added note regarding James Henry Hamilton-Gordon, 2nd son of the 5th Earl of Aberdeen
4 Mar 2013 added note regarding Henry Peter Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
1 Mar 2013 recorded result of by-election for the Eastleigh constituency caused by the resignation of Chris Huhne
27 Feb 2013 recorded death of Richard Michael Oliver Hill, 7th Baron Sandys. The peerage now becomes a subsidiary title of the Marquess of Downshire
24 Feb 2013 added note regarding Maria Foote, Countess of Harrington, wife of Charles Stanhope, 4th Earl of Harrington
added note regarding the apparent assumption of the baronetcy of Swale in 1877
added note regarding the apparent assumption of the baronetcy of Fenwick during the mid-19th century
recorded death of Bruce Millan, MP for Glasgow Craigton 1959-1983 and Glasgow Govan 1983-1988 PC 1976
22 Feb 2013 added note regarding a claim made to the baronetcy of Wasteneys in 1887
added note under Viscount Leverhulme which discusses the difference between a peer's title and the territorial designation attached thereto
20 Feb 2013 added very brief note regarding Sir William Augustus Brown [GB 1732], who murdered his mother in 1794
recorded death of Eugene Francis Whelan [PC Canada 1972]
19 Feb 2013 recorded death of Anthony Speller, MP for Devon North 1979-1992
18 Feb 2013 added note regarding Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
added note regarding Maud Alice Burke, Lady Cunard, wife of Sir Bache Cunard, 3rd baronet
15 Feb 2013 recorded death of Sir John Gilmour, 4th baronet [UK 1897]
14 Feb 2013 added note regarding Maria Gunning, wife of the 6th Earl of Coventry
12 Feb 2013 added note regarding James Keir Hardie, MP for West Ham South 1892-1895 and Merthyr Tydvil 1900-1915
11 Feb 2013 added note regarding Sir Robert Stewart, 1st baronet (creation of 1687) and the ghost of "Pearlin Jean"
added note regarding James Scott, Duke of Monmouth
added note regarding Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope, daughter of the 3rd Earl Stanhope
7 Feb 2013 recorded death of Charles Brooke Longbottom, MP for York 1959-1966
6 Feb 2013 recorded appointments of Justin Portal Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord Justice of Appeal Sir Jack Beatson to the Privy Council
added note regarding George Granville Leveson-Gower, 2nd Marquess of Stafford and 1st Duke of Sutherland
5 Feb 2013 added note regarding Sir Robert Viner, 1st and only baronet
added note regarding Sir Samuel Cunard, 1st baronet
2 Feb 2013 added note regarding Elizabeth Chudleigh, Countess of Bristol and Duchess of Kingston
1 Feb 2013 recorded death of Peter John Philip Seely, 5th Baron Mottistone
added note regarding Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, 1st and only baronet
31 Jan 2013 expanded note regarding Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg
recorded death of Diane Marleau [PC Canada 1993]
29 Jan 2013 added note regarding George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron Heathfield
28 Jan 2013 recorded death of Sir Henry Grant de la Poer Beresford-Peirse, 6th baronet [UK 1814]
26 Jan 2013 recorded death of Martial Asselin [PC Canada 1963]
22 Jan 2013 recorded creation of life peerage for John Alfred Stoddard Nash, who took the title of Baron Nash
added note regarding Sir Pyers George Joseph Mostyn, 11th baronet, and his son, Sir Pyers Edward Mostyn, 12th baronet
added note regarding Auberon Thomas Herbert, 9th Baron Lucas of Crudwell and 5th Lord Dingwall, and his father, the Hon. Auberon Edward William Molyneux Herbert
20 Jan 2013 recorded death of Robert Gordon Robertson [PC Canada 1982]
18 Jan 2013 recorded death of John David Henry Browne, 7th Baron Kilmaine
recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Lindsay Harvey Hoyle, and three Scottish Lords of Session - Lady Dorrian, Lady Smith and Lord Brodie
17 Jan 2013 added note regarding Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth
16 Jan 2013 recorded death of Otway Michael James Oliver Plunkett, 16th Baron Louth
11 Jan 2013 added note regarding Robert Horace Walpole, 5th and last Earl of Orford (creation of 1806)
recorded creation of life peerage for the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Douglas Williams, who took the title of Baron Williams of Oystermouth
recorded death of John Wise [PC Canada 1979]
recorded death of Tarsem King, Baron King of West Bromwich [L]
10 Jan 2013 added note regarding Sir Alexander Thomas Cockburn-Campbell, 5th baronet
9 Jan 2013 added note regarding Wilfred Fienburgh, MP for Islington North 1951-1958
added note regarding Sir William Tindal Robertson, MP for Brighton 1886-1889
added note regarding Sir John Shiffner, 5th baronet
8 Jan 2013 expanded note regarding Jane, wife of the 2nd Baron Ellenborough
recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Oliver Michael Robert Eden, 8th Baron Henley, Ivan Anthony Moore-Brabazon, 3rd Baron Brabazon of Tara, Frederick Richard Penn Curzon, 7th Earl Howe and Charles Cuthbert Powell Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel [L]
recorded appointment of Thomas Galloway Dunlop du Roy de Blicquy Galbraith, 2nd Baron Strathclyde as a Companion of Honour
4 Jan 2013 added note regarding Sir James Langrishe, 4th baronet
2 Jan 2013 recorded death of Rachel Leila Douglas-Home, suo jure Baroness Dacre (27th in line)
added note regarding Sir James Graham-Montgomery, 4th baronet
added note regarding Robert Mortimer, 1st Earl of March
added note regarding Sir Henry Edwards, 1st baronet [UK 1866]
1 Jan 2013 recorded death of Sir Charles Henry McLeod, 3rd baronet [UK 1925]
31 Dec 2012 recorded death of Sir Cyril Irvine Patnick, MP for Sheffield Hallam 1987-1997
30 Dec 2012 recorded appointments of Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe and Peter Ware Higgs as Companions of Honour
recorded death of William Rees-Mogg, Baron Rees-Mogg [L]
23 Dec 2012 recorded death of Sir Michael Osmond Williams, 2nd baronet [UK 1909]. This baronetcy has now become extinct
21 Dec 2012 added note regarding Frances Teresa Stuart, wife of Charles Stuart, 3rd Duke of Richmond (creation of 1641), who served as the model for Britannia on British coinage between 1672 and 1971
20 Dec 2012 recorded death of Sir William Marcus John Worsley, 5th baronet [UK 1838] and MP for Keighley 1959-1964 and Chelsea 1966-1974
17 Dec 2012 added note regarding Anna Maria Talbot, wife of the 11th Earl of Shrewsbury
12 Dec 2012 recorded death of Sir Wilfred Henry Frederick Robinson, 3rd baronet
10 Dec 2012 added note regarding Robert Torrens, MP for Ipswich 1826-1827, Ashburton 1831-1832 and Bolton 1832-1834, and his son Sir Robert Richard Torrens, MP for Cambridge 1868-1874
recorded death of Sir Colin Anson St. Clair-Ford, 8th baronet
8 Dec 2012 recorded death of Sir Timothy Roy Henry Kimber, 4th baronet
7 Dec 2012 recorded death of Sir Geoffrey Adam Shakerley, 6th baronet
4 Dec 2012 added note regarding Sir James Outram, 1st baronet
2 Dec 2012 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Sir Richard George Bramwell McCombe
1 Dec 2012 added note regarding Sir Edward Richard Henry, 1st and only baronet
30 Nov 2012 recorded results of by-elections held in Croydon North, Middlesbrough and Rotherham
added note regarding Hugh Richard Arthur Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster
29 Nov 2012 recorded death of Charles Spencer Denman, 5th Baron Denman
28 Nov 2012 recorded death of Sir William James Denby Roberts, 3rd baronet
22 Nov 2012 added note regarding the recent history of the Gore-Booth family [Irish baronetcy created in 1760]
20 Nov 2012 recorded death of William Edward John McCarthy, Baron McCarthy [L]
recorded death of Alan Cripps Nind Hopkins, MP for Bristol North East 1959-1966
16 Nov 2012 recorded results of by-elections held in Cardiff South and Penarth, Corby and Manchester Central
15 Nov 2012 recorded creation of life peerage for Paul Clive Deighton, who took the title of Baron Deighton
14 Nov 2012 recorded death of Robert Washington Shirley, 13th Earl Ferrers
7 Nov 2012 recorded death of John Vavasseur Fisher, 3rd Baron Fisher
recorded death of Robert Phillip Kaplan, PC [Canada] 1980
3 Nov 2012 recorded death of John Clayton Wise, 2nd Baron Wise
2 Nov 2012 recorded death of Geoffrey Lofthouse, Baron Lofthouse of Pontefract [L]
29 Oct 2012 recorded appointments of Sir David Lloyd Jones and Sir Colman Maurice Treacy to the Privy Council
recorded death of Sir Richard David Christopher Brooke, 11th baronet [E 1662]
26 Oct 2012 recorded recent appointments of 10 new members of the Privy Council
recorded death of Sir Richard Edward Pilditch, 4th baronet
24 Oct 2012 expanded note regarding Sir Charles Edward Archibald Watkin Hamilton, 5th baronet [GB 1776] and 3rd baronet [UK 1819]
added note regarding the baronetcy of Peel of Tyersall Hall, Yorkshire
23 Oct 2012 recorded death of Harvie Andre, PC [Canada] 1984
22 Oct 2012 added note regarding Sir Justinian Vere Isham, 9th baronet
recorded death of Walter Harrison, MP for Wakefield 1964-1987 and PC 1977
20 Oct 2012 recorded death of Lincoln MacCauley Alexander, PC [Canada] 1979
19 Oct 2012 recorded death of Sir James Richard Morrison-Low, 3rd baronet
recorded death of Charles Rupert John Wiggin, 5th baronet [but whose succession to the baronetcy remained unproved on his death]
18 Oct 2012 added notes regarding Sir Hedworth Williamson, 8th baronet, and Sir Nicholas Frederick Hedworth Williamson, 11th and last baronet
added note regarding Percy Lionel Rothband, son and heir of Sir Henry Lesser Rothband, 1st and only baronet
15 Oct 2012 added note regarding Francis Annesley, 6th Earl Annesley
added note regarding Marguerite Jeanne Steinheil, wife of the 6th Baron Abinger
14 Oct 2012 recorded death of Sir Stuart Bell, MP for Middlesbrough since 1983
12 Oct 2012 added note regarding James Yorke Macgregor Scarlett, 4th Baron Abinger
11 Oct 2012 added note regarding William Lewis Hughes, 2nd and last Baron Dinorben
9 Oct 2012 added notes regarding the 5th, 6th and 7th Earls of Guilford
8 Oct 2012 added note (under Scottish Lords of Session) regarding the murder of Sir George Lockhart, Lord Carnwath in 1689
added note regarding Isabella, Countess of Buchan, wife of John Comyn, 7th Earl of Buchan of the original creation
added note regarding the trial for high treason in 1693 of Charles Fraser, 4th Lord Fraser
added note regarding the murder of James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Moray (creation of 1562)
6 Oct 2012 recorded death of Beatrice Mary Grenville Freeman-Grenville, Lady Kinloss in her own right (12th in line)
3 Oct 2012 added note regarding Laurence Michael Dillon, brother of Sir Robert William Charlier Dillon, 8th baronet, who was born Laura Maud Dillon and who became the first female-to-male transsexual to undergo sexual reassignment
added note regarding the attempt made in 1976 to claim the extinct baronetcy of Dixie of Bosworth [E 1660]
added note regarding the likely extinction of the baronetcy of Staples of Lissan [I 1628]
added note regarding Sir Andrew Clarence Francis Armstrong, 6th baronet [UK 1841]
2 Oct 2012 added note regarding Sir Hamilton Westrow Hulse, 9th baronet
added note regarding Sir Edward Henry Hulse, 6th baronet
added note regarding Gwyneth Erica Morgan, only daughter of the 3rd Baron Tredegar, who disappeared in December 1924
1 Oct 2012 recorded appointment of Patricia Marwick to the Privy Council
recorded death of Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm CH
30 Sep 2012 recorded death of Malcolm Hunt Wicks, MP for Croydon North 1992-1997 and Croydon North since 1997. PC 2008
24 Sep 2012 added note regarding Sir Thomas Dingley Hatton, 10th baronet
added note regarding Sir Richard Eyre Cox, 4th baronet [I 1706]
added note regarding Sir George Ramsay, 6th baronet [NS 1666]
added note regarding Sir James Lumsden Seton, 8th baronet [NS 1683]
added note regarding Sir Patrick Heron-Maxwell, 5th baronet
added note regarding Sir Charles Burton, 4th baronet [E 1622]
added note regarding Sir George Tuite, 7th baronet
added note regarding Sir John Carmichael Anstruther, who was, at the age of 13, accidentally shot dead by a fellow Eton student
22 Sep 2012 recorded death of Sir John Christopher Smith-Dodsworth, 8th baronet
21 Sep 2012 added note regarding Sir George Dunbar, 4th baronet [NS 1694]
added note regarding Caleb Barnes Harman, MP for Longford County 1793-1796 in the Irish House of Commons
recorded appointment of Sir George Samuel Knatchbull Young, 6th baronet, as a Companion of Honour
20 Sep 2012 added note regarding a claim made to the May baronetcy [I 1763] in 1886
18 Sep 2012 added note regarding Sir Edward Crofton, 3rd baronet
added note regarding Sir Richard Croft, 6th baronet [E 1671]
added note regarding Caroline, Lady Carden, wife of Sir John Craven Carden, 4th baronet
added note regarding the Beckwith baronetcy created in 1681
added note regarding Sir Robert Davers, 5th baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir John Charles Rogers, 9th baronet
16 Sep 2012 added note regarding Sir William Yorke, 1st and only baronet
15 Sep 2012 added note regarding Sir Henry St. John Carew St. John-Mildmay, 4th baronet
added note regarding Sir Godfrey Maculloch, who was beheaded in 1697
14 Sep 2012 recorded death of Edgar Peter Lougheed, PC [Canada] 1982
added note regarding Sir Charles Asgill, 2nd baronet
13 Sep 2012 added note regarding Sir William Henry Don, 7th baronet
12 Sep 2012 recorded death of Alfred James Wellbeloved, MP for Erith and Crayford and Crayford 1965-1983
11 Sep 2012 added note regarding James Hamilton Stanhope, MP for Buckingham 1817-1818, Fowey 1818-1819 and Dartmouth 1822-1825
added note regarding Sir Archibald Gordon Kinloch, 7th baronet, who murdered his older brother, Sir Francis Kinloch, 6th baronet, in 1795
added note regarding James Barlow-Hoy, MP for Southampton 1830-1831, 1832-1833 and 1835-1837
added note regarding Edward Bligh, 5th Earl of Darnley
8 Sep 2012 added note regarding Sir Montagu Lowther Chapman, 3rd baronet
added note regarding the deaths of Philip Yorke, Viscount Royston, MP or Reigate 1806-1808, and George Augustus Pollen, MP for Leominster 1796-1802, who were both lost at sea in 1808
7 Sep 2012 recorded death of Sir James William Thomas Alexander Malcolm, 12th baronet [NS 1665]
6 Sep 2012 added note regarding Sir Augustus John Foster, 1st baronet
added note regarding Sir Lionel Copley, 2nd baronet [GB 1778]
added note regarding the death of William Shipley, MP for Flint 1807-1812 and St. Mawes 1812-1813
added note regarding George Alan Brodrick, 5th Viscount Midleton
recorded death of John Geoffrey Tristram Lawrence, 4th Baron Trevethin and 2nd Baron Oaksey
5 Sep 2012 added note regarding William de Blaquiere, 3rd Baron de Blaquiere
added note regarding Sir Eyre Coote, MP for Queen's County 1802-1806 and Barnstaple 1812-1818
added note regarding the death of Sir George Campbell, MP for Carmarthen 1806-1813
3 Sep 2012 added note regarding Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough
31 Aug 2012 added note regarding William Cavendish, MP for Knaresborough Apr-July 1804, Aylesbury Jul 1804-1806 and Derby 1806-1812
added brief note regarding James Bruce, MP for Marlborough 1796-1797
added note regarding Ayscoghe Boucherett, MP for Great Grimsby 1796-1803
added note regarding Sir Charles Warwick Bampfylde, 5th baronet
added note regarding John Bagwell, MP for Cashel 1801-1802
30 Aug 2012 recorded death of Sir Rhodes Boyson, MP for Brent North 1974-1997
28 Aug 2012 added note regarding Charles FitzRoy, 2nd son of the 1st Baron Southampton (creation of 1780) and his relationship with HRH Princess Amelia, youngest daughter of King George III
27 Aug 2012 recorded death of Donald Cameron Easterbrook Gorrie, MP for Edinburgh West 1997-2001
16 Aug 2012 recorded death of Sir Raymond William Whitney, MP for Wycombe 1978-2001
15 Aug 2012 recorded death of Alexander Falconer, MEP for Mid Scotland and Fife 1984-1999
recorded death of Alfred Morris, Baron Morris of Manchester [L]
recorded death of Stuart Jeffrey Randall, Baron Randall [L]
recorded death of Sir Neil Welbourne Jephcott, 3rd baronet
13 Aug 2012 added note regarding the death of John Michael Inigo Cross, son of the 2nd Viscount Cross
added note regarding the last four Barons Wenlock [creation of 1839]
added note regarding George William Coventry, Viscount Deerhurst, son of the 9th Earl of Coventry
added note regarding Sir John Henry Dunn, 2nd baronet [UK 1917]
added note regarding Sir Roger Warin Beaconsfield Onslow, 6th baronet
11 Aug 2012 recorded death of Sir Anthony John Ernest Tritton, 4th baronet
added note regarding Sir Harry George Wakelyn Smith, 1st and only baronet
9 Aug 2012 added note regarding Barbara Palmer, Duchess of Cleveland
added note regarding Sir David Gerald Moncreiffe, 10th baronet
8 Aug 2012 added note regarding Frederick Fermor-Hesketh, younger son of Sir Thomas George Fermor-Hesketh, 7th baronet
7 Aug 2012 recorded death of William Herbert Smith, 4th Viscount Hambleden
recorded death of Sir Reginald Michael Thomas Butler, 3rd baronet
6 Aug 2012 added note regarding the death of Sir Philip Harold Pilditch, 2nd baronet
added note regarding Sir Henry Felix Jervis-White-Jervis, 5th baronet
added note regarding Sir George Arnold Ford Kennard, 3rd baronet
added brief note regarding the death of Sir Luke Thompson, MP for Sunderland 1922-1929 and 1931-1935
added brief note regarding the death of Sir John James Briscoe, 5th baronet
added note regarding Richard Henry Piers Butler, 17th Viscount Mountgarret
2 Aug 2012 recorded death of Peter Rolfe Harrington Evans-Freke, 11th Baron Carbery
26 Jul 2012 recorded death of John Andrew Davidson, 2nd Viscount Davidson
19 Jul 2012 recorded death of Amos Henry Chilver, Baron Chilver [L]
18 Jul 2012 recorded death of Marsha Singh, MP for Bradford West 1997-2012
recorded death of Sir Henry Saxon Tate, 5th baronet [UK 1898]
16 Jul 2012 recorded death of John Campbell Arbuthnott, 16th Viscount of Arbuthnott
13 Jul 2012 recorded death of Sir Michael Edward Kennedy, 8th baronet [UK 1836]
9 Jul 2012 returned from 5 weeks' holiday in America (during which time my wife and family made a valiant attempt to revive the retail economy of that country) to find that a number of events had occurred that require to be recorded on these pages. Specifically …
 * recorded death of Peter Kingsley Archer, Baron Archer of Sandwell [L]
 * recorded death of John Cradock Maples, Baron Maples [L]
 * recorded death of Patrick Morgan Mahoney [PC Canada 1972]
 * recorded creation of life peerage for Beeban Kidron, who took the title of Baroness Kidron
 * recorded creation of life peerage for Alexander John Trees, who took the title of Baron Trees
 * recorded the termination of the abeyances of the Conyers and Fauconberg peerages
 * recorded the death of Alexander Charles Robert Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 9th Marquess of Londonderry
 * recorded death of Sir Arthur Michael Palliser [PC 1983]
 * recorded death of Joseph Kenneth Hargreaves, MP for Hyndburn 1983-1992
 * received confirmation that the Earldom of Egmont and its subsidiary titles became extinct on the death of the 12th Earl in November 2011
 * recorded death of William Ian Stewart, Lord Allanbridge [Scottish Lord of Session 1977-1995]
 * recorded death of Michael Edward Abney-Hastings, 14th Earl of Loudoun
 * recorded death of Sir Valentine Robert Duff Abdy, 6th baronet
 * recorded death of Colin Marsh Marshall, Baron Marshall of Knightsbridge [L]
4 Jun 2012 recorded death of Sir Brian Edward Talboys CH
2 Jun 2012 added note regarding Berkeley George Andrew Moynihan, 1st Baron Moynihan
31 May 2012 added notes regarding Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey, and Thomas Allnutt Brassey, 2nd and last Earl Brassey
30 May 2012 added note regarding Elizabeth Hardwick, wife of George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury
added note regarding Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard
28 May 2012 added note regarding the death of Charles Compton William Cavendish, 3rd Baron Chesham
added note regarding the attempted murder by means of a samurai sword of Nigel Jones, MP for Cheltenham 1992-2005 (and later Baron Jones of Cheltenham) in January 2000
27 May 2012 added note regarding the death of Sir John Edward Mortimer Bowen, 3rd baronet
added note regarding the death of George Waldegrave, 5th Earl Waldegrave
26 May 2012 added note regarding the death of George John Frederick Sackville, 4th Duke of Dorset
added note regarding the death of Francis George Hugh Seymour, 5th Marquess of Hertford
added note regarding Sir Leander Starr Jameson, 1st and only baronet
25 May 2012 added note regarding Dame Fanny Lucy Houston, wife of Sir Robert Paterson Houston, 1st and only baronet
24 May 2012 added note regarding Lavinia Fenton, mistress, and later wife, of Charles Paulet, 3rd Duke of Bolton
18 May 2012 added note regarding the Barony of Poer (or La Poer), a subsidiary title of the Marquess of Waterford, which was created in 1767
17 May 2012 recorded death of John Murray, 11th Duke of Atholl
recorded death of Jean Kennedy McFarlane, Baroness McFarlane of Llandaff [L]
10 May 2012 recorded death of Edward Watson Short, Baron Glenamara [L]
8 May 2012 added note regarding Herbert Austin, 1st and only Baron Austin
7 May 2012 added note regarding the successful claims made by Henry James Scrymgeour- Wedderburn to the titles of Viscount Dudhope in July 1952 and Earl of Dundee in May 1953
added note regarding the successful claim to the Viscountcy of Valentia made in June 1959
6 May 2012 recorded death of Sir Lovelace Anthony Stamer, 5th baronet
added note regarding Sir Andrew Agnew, 5th baronet of Lochnaw
3 May 2012 added note regarding Jennifer Jane Forwood, Baroness Arlington (11th in line)
added note regarding the death of John Charles William FitzRoy, 9th Duke of Grafton
2 May 2012 added note regarding the death of Sir William Wolseley, 3rd baronet (creation of 1628)
1 May 2012 added note regarding the successful claim made for the Earldom of Annandale and Hartfell in 1985
added note regarding Marcus Samuel, 1st Viscount Bearsted
26 Apr 2012 recorded death of Shireen Olive Ritchie, Baroness Ritchie of Brompton [L]
24 Apr 2012 added note regarding John Graham, 1st Viscount Dundee
21 Apr 2012 recorded death of Jack Ashley, Baron Ashley of Stoke [L]
16 Apr 2012 expanded note regarding the 3rd Baron Moynihan
11 Apr 2012 noted obituary which appeared in the Calgary "Herald" of 10 November 2011 in the name of Frederick Thomas Gerald Perceval. Although no title is mentioned, this may be the 12th Earl of Egmont. Standard works of reference state that the heir is Donald Perceval, born in 1954, but there seems to be doubt as to whether this man is an adopted son of the 11th Earl. If this is the case, he cannot inherit. I will await further details before updating the relevant entry under "Egmont"
recorded death of Alexander Robert Leslie-Melville, 16th Earl of Leven and 13th Earl of Melville
recorded death of Peter Patrick Fitzroy Martyn Martyn-Hemphill, 5th Baron Hemphill
recorded death of Gordon Alexander Thomas Bagier, MP for Sunderland South 1964-1987
8 Apr 2012 recorded death of William Henry Brett, Baron Brett [L]
30 Mar 2012 recorded death of Henry Maitland Clark, MP for Antrim North 1959-1970
updated note regarding the death of Sir Andrew Imbert-Terry, 4th baronet
28 Mar 2012 added note regarding the death of William Huskisson, MP for Morpeth 1796-1802, Liskeard 1804-1807, Harwich 1807-1812, Chichester 1812- 1823 and Liverpool 1823-1830
added note regarding Jesse Boot, 1st Baron Trent
27 Mar 2012 recorded death of Anthony Harold Newton, Baron Newton of Braintree [L]
26 Mar 2012 added note regarding Walter Runciman, 1st Baron Runciman
24 Mar 2012 recorded death of Matthew White Ridley, 4th Viscount Ridley KG
22 Mar 2012 added note regarding Sir George Arthur, 1st baronet
recorded death of Sir John Cecil Nicholson Wakeley, 2nd baronet
20 Mar 2012 recorded death of Francis Nigel Napier, 14th Lord Napier [S] and 5th Baron Ettrick
16 Mar 2012 added note regarding William Smith O'Brien, MP for Ennis 1828-1831 and Limerick County 1835-1848
13 Mar 2012 recorded death of Kenneth William Wedderburn, Baron Wedderburn of Charlton [L]
12 Mar 2012 recorded appointment of Hugh Matthews, Lord Matthews [Lord of Session] to the Privy Council
11 Mar 2012 updated the "Peerage Records" page to record the achievement of their 100th birthdays of Lords Langford and Thurlow
7 Mar 2012 added note regarding the executions of William Boyd, 4th Earl of Kilmarnock, Arthur Elphinstone, 6th Lord Balmerinoch and Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat for their parts in the Jacobite rebellion of 1745
6 Mar 2012 recorded death of Norman Antony Francis St. John-Stevas, Baron St. John of Fawsley [L]
5 Mar 2012 added note regarding Feargus Edward O'Connor, MP for Cork County 1832-1835 and Nottingham 1847-1852
3 Mar 2012 added note regarding Sir Clayton Pennington Freeling, 8th baronet
added note regarding Charlotte, Countess of Derby (wife of the 7th Earl) and her defence of Lathom House during the Englsih Civil War
2 Mar 2012 expanded page entitled "Fathers of the House" to include a listing of the oldest sitting members of the House at various times since 1874
added note regarding David Weitzman, MP for Stoke Newington 1945-1950 and Hackney North and Stoke Newington 1950-1979
1 Mar 2012 expanded note regarding Sir John Dineley-Goodere, 5th baronet
29 Feb 2012 added note regarding Charles Russell, Baron Russell of Killowen (creation of 1894)
recorded death of Sir James Arthur Cayzer, 5th baronet [UK 1904]
26 Feb 2012 recorded death of Pierre Juneau [PC Canada 1975]
24 Feb 2012 added note explaining the reason for the two creations of the barony of Fairhaven
23 Feb 2012 recorded death of Hugh Emlyn Hooson, Baron Hooson [L]
21 Feb 2012 added note regarding Anne Estella Sarah Penfold Cave, Countess Cave of Richmond in her own right
added note regarding Piers Gaveston, Earl of Cornwall (creation of 1307)
20 Feb 2012 recorded death of Leonard Robert Carr, Baron Carr of Hadley [L]
recorded death of Robin Corbett, Baron Corbett of Castle Vale [L]
14 Feb 2012 recorded death of Adrian Gerald Foley, 8th Baron Foley
recorded death of James Cecil Baring, 6th Baron Revelstoke
added note regarding Sir Thomas Picton, MP for Pembroke 1813-1815
added note regarding the death of James Walker, MP for Newport 1929-1931 and Motherwell 1935-1945
expanded note regarding Lord Dufferin's famous dream-warning
added note regarding Abigail Masham, wife of the 1st Baron Masham of Otes
13 Feb 2012 recorded death of Michael Collins Welsh, MP for Don Valley 1979-1983 and Doncaster North 1983-1992
added note regarding Robert Gallnigad Bontine Cunninghame Graham, MP for Lanarkshire North West 1886-1892
8 Feb 2012 recorded death of Sir Simon Neville Llewelyn Marsden, 4th baronet
added note regarding Richard Henry Brinsley Norton, 6th Baron Grantley
6 Feb 2012 added note regarding Ermengarde Melusina Schulenberg, Duchess of Kendal
5 Feb 2012 added note regarding Thomas FitzGerald, 10th Earl of Kildare
4 Feb 2012 added note regarding George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland
2 Feb 2012 added note regarding the destruction of Menlough House, home of the Blake baronets
1 Feb 2012 added note regarding Lady Selina Hastings, wife of the 9th Earl of Huntingdon
30 Jan 2012 expanded note regarding the Affleck baronetcy following receipt of information from a correspondent
29 Jan 2012 added note regarding William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp
27 Jan 2012 recorded death of Sir Rupert Charles Gerald Shuckburgh, 13th baronet
recorded death of Savile William Francis Crossley, 3rd Baron Somerleyton
recorded death of Alexander Eadie, MP for Midlothian 1966-1992
26 Jan 2012 added note regarding Augustus Charles Hobart ["Hobart Pasha"], 3rd son of the 6th Earl of Buckinghamshire
25 Jan 2012 recorded death of David Anthony Atkinson, MP for Bournemouth East 1977-2005
added note regarding Kevin Izod O'Doherty, MP for Meath North 1885-1886
24 Jan 2012 added note regarding Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1st and only baronet
added note regarding Lady Henrietta Herbert, daughter of the 1st Earl Waldegrave
20 Jan 2012 recorded death of Charles Richard Morris, MP for Openshaw 1963-1983 and PC 1978
19 Jan 2012 added note regarding Anthony Crespigny Claude Vivian, 5th Baron Vivian
18 Jan 2012 added note regarding the death of Alfred Peter Hillier, MP for Hitchin 1910-1911
added note regarding the death of Alfred Tristram Lawrence, 1st Baron Trevethin
added note regarding Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry, and his encounter with "The Radiant Boy"
16 Jan 2012 recorded death of Jane O'Neil Buchan, MEP for Glasgow 1979-1994
added note regarding John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (creation of 1652)
14 Jan 2012 added note regarding Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor, MP for Plymouth Sutton 1919-1945
13 Jan 2012 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Augustine Thomas O'Donnell, who took the title of Baron O'Donnell
12 Jan 2012 recorded death of Francis Cook, MP for Stockton North 1983-2010
11 Jan 2012 added note regarding Percy Sholto Douglas, 10th Marquess of Queensberry
added note regarding Arthur Hayday, MP for Nottingham West 1918-1931 and 1935-1945
9 Jan 2012 added note regarding an attempt in 1915 to remove Sir Ernest Cassel and Sir Edgar Speyer, both of whom were foreign-born, from membership of the Privy Council
added note regarding two legends associated with the Viscountcy of Oxfuird
added note regarding a claim made in 1922 to the Irish barony of Power created in 1535
8 Jan 2012 added note regarding Sir John Hobart Culme-Seymour, 2nd baronet
6 Jan 2012 added note regarding Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, 3rd baronet (creation of 1783)
5 Jan 2012 added note regarding Albert Grant, MP for Kidderminster 1865-1868 and February-July 1874
4 Jan 2012 recorded death of Sir David Cozens-Hardy Hirst [PC 1992]
3 Jan 2012 added note regarding Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st baronet
added note regarding Simon Marks, 1st Baron Marks of Broughton
recorded death of Sir Roger Hugh Cary, 2nd baronet
2 Jan 2012 recorded appointments of David Hockney and former Australian Prime Minister, John Winston Howard, to the Order of Merit
added note regarding Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester, mistress of King James II
31 Dec 2011 expanded note regarding Robert King, 2nd Earl of Kingston
30 Dec 2011 recorded death of Sir Philip Digby Pauncefort-Duncombe, 4th baronet
29 Dec 2011 added note regarding James Edward Oglethorpe, MP for Haslemere 1722-1754 and founder of the American state of Georgia
28 Dec 2011 added note regarding Robert Lowe, 1st and only Viscount Sherbrooke
27 Dec 2011 added note regarding Louise Renee de Penancort de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth, mistress of King Charles II
24 Dec 2011 added note regarding a prophetic dream experienced by William Henry Poulett, 6th Earl Poulett
23 Dec 2011 added note regarding Sir James William Cecil Roll, 4th baronet
22 Dec 2011 added note regarding Marguerite Power, wife of Charles John Gardiner, 1st Earl of Blessington (creation of 1816)
21 Dec 2011 added note, under the Rendlesham peerage, regarding the Great Thellusson Will Case
added note regarding Anne, Countess of Macclesfield, sometime wife of Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield
20 Dec 2011 recorded death of Henry Herbert Kitchener, 3rd Earl Kitchener of Khartoum. This peerage now becomes extinct
19 Dec 2011 added note regarding the death of Sir Edward Geoffrey Broadley Palmer, 10th baronet
added note regarding Sir Alan Patrick Herbert, MP for Oxford University 1935-1950
added note regarding John Scott, 2nd Earl of Eldon
17 Dec 2011 recorded result of by-election held in Feltham and Heston following the death of David Alan Keen
16 Dec 2011 recorded death of Graham Harry Booth, MEP for South West England 2002-2008
15 Dec 2011 added note regarding Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany and his son, Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany
12 Dec 2011 recorded death of Anthony Philip Harbord-Hamond, 11th Baron Suffield
added note regarding Sir Robert Innes, 6th baronet of Balveny
added note regarding Frances Talbot, wife of Richard Talbot, 1st Earl of Tyrconnel and titular Duke of Tyrconnel
11 Dec 2011 added note regarding "Black Agnes", wife of the 9th Earl of Dunbar
10 Dec 2011 recorded appointment of Jonathan Philip Chadwick Sumption to the Privy Council
9 Dec 2011 recorded death of Sir Zelman Cowen [PC 1981]
8 Dec 2011 recorded death of Sir Frederick John Charles Gordon Hervey-Bathurst, 7th baronet
7 Dec 2011 recorded death of James Hugh Cecil, 3rd Baron Rockley
added note regarding Charles Bradlaugh, MP for Northampton 1880-1891,
added note regarding Charles Gustavus Adolphus Drucker, MP for Northampton 1895-1900
6 Dec 2011 added note regarding Richard Martin, MP for Galway County 1801-1812 and 1818-1827
4 Dec 2011 added note regarding Sir Cloudesley Shovell, MP for Rochester 1695-1701 and 1705-1707
added note regarding Edward Vernon, MP for Penryn 1722-1734, Portsmouth 1741 and Ipswich 1741-1757
added note regarding Janet Douglas, widow of the 6th Lord Glamis, who was burned at the stake in 1537
29 Nov 2011 recorded death of David Peter Seely, 4th Baron Mottistone
added note regarding Anthony Grey, 3rd Baron Lucas of Crudwell
added note regarding the death of Sir John Valentine Carden, 6th baronet
added note regarding the death of Samuel Vyvyan Trerice Adams, MP for Leeds West 1931-1945
27 Nov 2011 added note regarding Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot, 1st baronet
25 Nov 2011 added note regarding John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester (creation of 1449)
added note regarding Sir William Osler, 1st and only baronet
24 Nov 2011 added note regarding John Warburton Beckett, MP for Gateshead 1924-1929 and Peckham 1929-1931
added note regarding Garry Allighan, MP for Gravesend 1945-1947 who was expelled from the House of Commons for "Dishonourable Conduct"
22 Nov 2011 added note regarding Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, MP for Lymington 1791-1796, and his championing of the cause of the false prophet Richard Brothers
20 Nov 2011 added note regarding Sir Hercules George Robert Robinson, 1st baronet and later 1st Baron Rosmead
18 Nov 2011 added note regarding Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st and only baronet, who amassed possibly the largest private collection of books and manuscripts in history
15 Nov 2011 added note regarding Edward Osborne, founder of the family fortune and ancestor of the 1st Duke of Leeds
added note regarding Constance Georgine Markiewicz, Irish patriot and the first woman elected to the House of Commons
12 Nov 2001 added note regarding the death of John Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie, and the "Gowrie Conspiracy"
11 Nov 2011 added note regarding Sir Albert Abdullah David Sassoon, 1st baronet, and his father, David Sassoon, founder of the family business
recorded death of Katherine Grant, Countess of Dysart in her own right (12th in line)
10 Nov 2011 added note regarding Thomas Price, MP for Weobly 1702-1705
added note regarding the election of James Joseph Hope-Vere in Newport (Isle of Wight) in 1831, and the need to subsequently amend the election return
recorded appointment of Denzil Llewellyn Douglas, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, to the Privy Council
9 Nov 2011 added note regarding Henry Du Pré Labouchère, MP for Windsor 1865-1866, Middlesex 1867-1868 and Northampton 1880-1905
8 Nov 2011 recorded appointment of Sir Desmond Lorenz de Silva to the Privy Council
7 Nov 2011 recorded death of Philip Gould, Baron Gould of Brookwood [L]
added note regarding Samuel Plimsoll, MP for Derby 1868-1880 and his fight to improve maritime safety
added note regarding Sir Alfred Frederick Bird, 1st baronet
4 Nov 2011 added note regarding the suicide of George Augustus Frederick FitzClarence, 1st Earl of Munster
3 Nov 2011 recorded appointments of Sir Nigel Anthony Lamert Davis, Sir Kim Martin Jordan Lewison and Sir David James Tyson Kitchin to the Privy Council
added note regarding Sir George Houston Reid, MP for St. George's, Hanover Square 1916-1918, the only Australian Prime Minister who ever sat in the House of Commons
1 Nov 2011 added note regarding Sir George Tryon, father of George Clement Tryon, 1st Baron Tryon
added note regarding an attempt made on the life of Sir George Jessel, formerly MP for Dover 1868-1873, in February 1878
added note regarding the deaths of William Douglas, 6th Earl of Douglas and William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas and 2nd Earl of Avandale
26 Oct 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Donald Thomas Younger Curry, who took the title of Baron Curry of Kirkharle
recorded creation of life peerage for Indarjit Singh, who took the title of Baron Singh of Wimbledon
22 Oct 2011 added note regarding Charles Leach, MP for Colne Valley 1910-1916, the only member of the House of Commons ever to be removed under the provisions of the Lunacy (Vacating of Seats) Act 1886
21 Oct 2011 added note regarding the suicide of George William Lyttelton, 4th Baron Lyttelton
20 Oct 2011 recorded appointment of Justine Greening to the Privy Council
19 Oct 2011 recorded death of Barnett Jerome Danson [PC Canada 1974]
19 Oct 2011 expanded note regarding the alleged "Curse of the Waterfords"
added note regarding Lord FitzRoy George Charles Lennox, 2nd son of the 5th Duke of Richmond, who was a passenger aboard the steamship 'President' which disappeared in March 1841
recorded death of Reginald B Alcock [PC Canada 2003]
recorded death of Henry Allen John Bathurst, 8th Earl Bathurst
10 Oct 2011 added note regarding George Osbaldeston, MP for East Retford 1812-1818
recorded death of Sir Robert Cave-Browne-Cave, 16th baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir Thomas Edward Watson, 1st baronet
9 Oct 2011 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Dame Anne Judith Rafferty and Sir Andrew Ewart McFarlane
recorded death of Iain MacDonald Sproat, MP for Aberdeen South 1970-1983 and Harwich 1992-1997
8 Oct 2011 added note regarding the trial for murder in March 1699 of Edward Rich, 6th Earl of Warwick and 3rd Earl of Holland
7 Oct 2011 added note regarding Gilbert Kennedy, 4th Earl of Cassillis, and his torturing of Allan Stewart in order to gain control of some local lands
6 Oct 2011 added note regarding the death of Richard Martin Herbert Peake, son of the 2nd Viscount Ingleby
added note regarding the death of Walter Terence Evans, son and heir of Sir Walter Harry Evans, 1st baronet [UK 1920]
4 Oct 2011 added note regarding the successful claim to the Viscountcy of Taaffe made by Charles, 10th Viscount Taaffe, in 1860
added note regarding Sir Abe Bailey, 1st baronet
added note regarding Francis Bennett-Goldney, MP for Canterbury 1910-1918
2 Oct 2011 added note regarding the "Tichborne Dole" an annual charitable distribution of flour made to the residents of the local parish
29 Sep 2011 added note regarding Sir Alan Desmond Bagot, 1st and only baronet [UK 1913] and some points of interest relating to his family home at Levens Hall, Cumbria
27 Sep 2011 added note regarding Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples, 12th baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir George Burrard, 4th baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir Henry Day Ingilby, 2nd baronet [UK 1866]
added note regarding an incident in the life of Bernard Edward Barnaby Fitzpatrick, 2nd and last Baron Castletown
26 Sep 2011 recorded death of Douglas John Moray Stuart, 20th Earl of Moray
added note regarding Sir Alexander Hay Seton, 10th baronet [NS 1663]
added note regarding Charles Guistiniani-Bandini, 9th Earl of Newburgh
24 Sep 2011 added note regarding a dream experienced by Lady Goring, wife of Sir Craven Charles Goring, 10th baronet,together with a lengthy discussion of the alleged events in her dream
22 Sep 2011 recorded death of Sir Donald Henry Farquharson [PC 1989]
20 Sep 2011 added note (under the Earldom of Airlie) regarding the "Airlie Drummer", whose drumming is said to foretell the death of a member of the Ogilvy family, together with a legend associated with the early Earls of Angus
recorded death of George Cadel Price [PC 1982]
19 Sep 2011 added note regarding the death of Francis Beattie, MP for Cathcart 1942-1945
18 Sep 2011 added note regarding the death of James Tomkinson, MP for Crewe 1900-1910
thanks to Dr. Brian Gurrin of the National University of Ireland, was able to resolve the question of the representation of Dungannon in the Irish House of Commons in late 1800.
16 Sep 2011 added note regarding Sackville Tufton, 9th Earl of Thanet
added note regarding the death of Sir Frank Cecil Meyer, 2nd baronet
expanded note regarding the 5th Marquess Townshend
added note regarding Sir Arthur Henry Crosfield, 1st and only baronet
15 Sep 2011 recorded death of Douglas Albert Vivian Allen, Baron Croham [L]
recorded death of Richard William Hamilton CH
14 Sep 2011 added note regarding the death of Horace Courtenay Gammell Forbes, 19th Lord Forbes
13 Sep 2011 added note regarding the death of Richard Fort, MP for Clitheroe 1950-1959
12 Sep 2011 added note regarding the death of Sir James Blindell, MP for Holland with Boston 1929-1937
added note regarding Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope
10 Sep 2011 added note regarding Edward Wortley-Montagu, MP for Huntingdonshire 1747-1754 and Bossiney 1754-1768
8 Sep 2011 recorded death of Edgar John Benson PC [Canada] 1964
added note regarding Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough and 1st Earl of Monmouth [creation of 1689]
5 Sep 2011 added note regarding the death of Isaac Fletcher, MP for Cockermouth 1868-1879
added note regarding Sir Emile Algernon Arthur Keppell Cowell-Stepney, 2nd baronet
2 Sep 2011 added note regarding the death of Sir James Henry Domville, 5th baronet
added notes regarding the death of Sir Capel Charles Wolseley, 9th baronet, and the discovery of the right to the baronetcy of Sir Garnet Wolseley, 12th baronet
added note regarding the challenge issued by Frank Gray, MP for Oxford 1922-1924 to walk the 23 miles, in full infantryman's pack and rifle, between Banbury Cross and Oxford, which was taken up by Charles Ainsworth, MP for Bury 1918-1935, on 27 August 1923
30 Aug 2011 added note regarding the death of Henry Douglas King, MP for Norfolk North 1918-1922 and Paddington South 1922-1930
added note regarding Michael Joyce, MP for Limerick 1900-1918
27 Aug 2011 added note regarding William Hugh Clifford, 10th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh
added note regarding Berkeley Basil Moreton, 4th Earl of Ducie
added note regarding the death of the first wife of Walter Elliot Elliot, MP for Lanark 1918-1923, Kelvingrove 1924-1945 and 1950-1958 and Scottish Universities 1946-1950
23 Aug 2011 added note regarding William Archibald Macdonald, MP for Ossory 1886-1892
added notes relating to the peerages of Percy created in 1722, Strange created in 1628 and Clifford, also created in 1628. In each case it was wrongly assumed that ancient baronies were vested as subsidiary titles in higher ranked peerages, and were therefore available for use in "writs of acceleration", where the eldest son and heir apparent of a peer can be summoned to the House of Lords. In these cases, the subsidiary peerage to which the writ of acceleration applied were not vested as was assumed, with the result that the writ had the effect of creating a new peerage, and must therefore be considered as having been created in error.
added note regarding George Galway Mills, MP for Wallingford 1804-1806, Mitchell 1807-1808 and Winchelsea 1818-1820
recorded death of John Gilbert Layton PC [Canada] 2005
17 Aug 2011 added note regarding the death of Sir William Patrick Keith Murray, 11th baronet [NS 1673]
added note regarding Sir James Herbert Renals, 2nd baronet
added note regarding the death of Hugh Raufe Grosvenor, only son and heir of the 2nd Baron Stalbridge
3 Aug 2011 recorded death of Peter Duncan Crampton, MEP for Humberside 1989-1999
2 Aug 2011 recorded death of Richard William Marsh, Baron Marsh [L]
28 Jul 2011 recorded death of John Thompson, MP for Wansbeck 1983-1997
recorded death of Robert David Ross Dundas, 9th Viscount Melville
27 Jul 2011 recorded death of Terence George Boston, Baron Boston of Faversham [L]
23 Jul 2011 added note regarding Sir Robert Burnham Renwick, 2nd baronet and later [1964] 1st Baron Renwick
22 Jul 2011 recorded death of Lucian Freud OM CH
added note regarding Gerald FitzGerald, 11th Earl of Kildare
added note regarding the peerage of Somerville
19 Jul 2011 added note regarding the death of Nigel Benjamin Cohen, son and heir of Sir Herbert Benjamin Cohen, 2nd baronet
expanded note regarding Courtenay Robert Percy Vernon, 4th Baron Lyveden
recorded appointment of Frank Mulholland to the Privy Council
18 Jul 2011 added note regarding a possible claimant to the baronetcy of Stirling of Glorat [NS 1666] which has been dormant since 1949
added note regarding the "shifting remainder" to the Earldom of Selkirk
added note regarding the peerage of Wallscourt and, particularly, the 5th Baron
16 Jul 2011 recorded death of Sir Timothy John Walsham, 5th baronet
added note regarding the death of John Edmondson Whittaker, MP for Heywood and Radcliffe July-Dec 1945
added note regarding Charles Henry Chandos Henniker-Major, 6th Baron Henniker and 3rd Baron Hartismere
15 Jul 2011 added note regarding Sir Derrick Julius Wernher, 2nd baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir Andrew Henry Bouhier Imbert-Terry, 4th baronet
added note regarding the death of Keith David Wickenden, MP for Dorking 1979-1983
added note regarding the outcome of the general election held in December 1910 in the constituency of Exeter
added note regarding Lady Northcliffe, widow of the 1st and only Viscount Northcliffe
14 Jul 2011 uploaded revised House of Commons pages which show which elections were by-elections
12 Jul 2011 recorded death of George Henry Hubert Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood
1 Jul 2011 recorded death of Robert Charles Reneke Hoyer Millar, 2nd Baron Inchyra
recorded result of by-election held in the constituency of Inverclyde following the death of David Cairns
27 Jun 2011 recorded death of Alan Ferguson Rodger, Baron Rodger of Earlsferry [L]
26 Jun 2011 added note regarding George Grey and Charles Grey, brothers of the Viscount Grey of Fallodon, both of whom died following encounters with wild animals in East Africa
25 Jun 2011 added note regarding Thomas Esmonde VC, brother of Sir John Esmonde, 10th baronet
recorded death of Sir John Keith Agnew, 6th baronet [UK 1895]
24 Jun 2011 added note regarding the death of George Spence, MP for Reading 1826-1827 and Ripon 1829-1832
added note regarding Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton
23 Jun 2011 added note regarding Raymond Hervey Lodge Joseph de Montmorency VC, son of the 3rd Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency
recorded death of James Harry Allason, MP for Hemel Hempstead 1959-1974. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living former member of the House of Commons
22 Jun 2011 added note regarding Edward Barry Stewart Bingham VC, son of the 5th Baron Clanmorris
added note regarding Christopher Furness VC, son of the 1st Viscount Furness
21 Jun 2011 added note regarding the death of Sir Hugh Joseph Nugent, 4th baronet
added notes regarding William Horace Pitt-Rivers, 3rd Baron Rivers, and Horace Pitt-Rivers, 6th Baron Rivers and his first wife
19 Jun 2011 recorded the striking out of the name of Elliot Anthony Morley from the list of members of the Privy Council following his conviction on two charges of false accounting
added note regarding Sir Fulque Melville Gerard Noel Agnew, 10th baronet
17 Jun 2011 added note regarding Sir John Throckmorton, 5th baronet and the "Newbury Coat" which enabled him to win a wager in 1811
added note under the Kingsale peerage regarding the privilege of being able to wear hats in the presence of the sovereign
16 Jun 2011 added notes regarding Sir Richard Broun, 8th baronet and the "Colstoun Pear"
added note regarding Sir Ludlow Cotter, son of Sir James Lawrence Cotter, 4th baronet, the last person who was granted the honour of knighthood on reaching age 21 by virtue of his being the eldest son and heir of a baronet
15 Jun 2011 recorded death of Edward John Carlos Plunkett, 20th Baron Dunsany
14 Jun 2011 added note regarding two claims to the Earldom of St. Vincent
added note (under 'Lawrence-Jones') regarding Sir Lawrence Jones, 2nd baronet, who was murdered by Turkish brigands in November 1845
13 Jun 2011 added note regarding Sir Norman Robert Leslie, who was murdered by rebel soldiers in the Indian Mutiny
12 Jun 2011 recorded the appointment of Michael Howard, Baron Howard of Lympne [L] as a Companion of Honour
recorded the appointment of 4 new Privy Counsellors
added note regarding the death of Sir Edmund Beecroft Heathcote Lacon, 5th baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir Alexander Hutchinson Lawrence, 1st baronet
10 Jun 2011 recorded result of by-election held in Belfast West following the resignation of Gerry Adams
9 Jun 2011 added note regarding the death, at age 13, of Sir John Ridley Evelyn Bradford, 4th baronet
6 Jun 2011 added note regarding the death of Sir Walter Blunt, 5th baronet
added note regarding the death of the Countess of Cottenham, wife of the 4th Earl
added note regarding the death of Sir Justin Gerald Aylmer, 10th baronet
recorded death of Sir Philip Welsby Holland, MP for Acton 1959-1964, Carlton 1966-1983 and Gedling 1983-1987
5 Jun 2011 added note regarding the death of Sir Richard Hugh Barlow, 6th baronet
4 Jun 2011 recorded death of Roger Michael Davies, 3rd Baron Darwen
added note regarding the court case fought between the 6th Earl of Egmont and Sir William Lionel Darell, 4th baronet, over the estates of the 5th Earl of Egmont
3 Jun 2011 added note regarding 'The Legend of Spedlins Tower', former home of the baronets Jardine of Applegirth
31 May 2011 recorded death of Digby Michael Godfrey John Willoughby, 12th Baron Middleton
added note regarding William Henry Grenfell, 1st and only Baron Desborough, whose premature obituary was published 24 years before his death
added note regarding Robert Gent-Davis, MP for Kennington 1885-1889
added note (under Campbell-Orde) regarding Sir John Powlett Orde, 2nd baronet
added note regarding Joseph Firth Bottomley Firth, MP for Chelsea 1880-1885 and Dundee 1888-1889
28 May 2011 added note regarding Henry Byron Reed, MP for Bradford East 1886-1892 and 1895-1896
added note regarding the death of Michael Keith Beale Colvin, MP for Romsey 1997-2000
27 May 2011 recorded death of Sir Edmund George Felix Paston-Bedingfeld, 9th baronet
26 May 2011 added note regarding George William Thomas Brudenell-Bruce, 4th Marquess of Ailesbury
25 May 2011 recorded death of Robert William Elliott, Baron Elliott of Morpeth [L]
recorded death of Sir Roger Jocelyn Parker [PC 1983]
24 May 2011 revised note regarding Sir Charles Wentworth Burdett, 7th baronet
added note regarding the death of Charles Paget, MP for Nottingham 1856-1865
22 May 2011 added note regarding Derrick Warner William Westenra, 5th Baron Rossmore
added note regarding the death of Charles Russell, MP for Reading 1830-1837 and 1841-1847
20 May 2011 added note regarding William Compton Carr, MP for Barons Court 1959-1964
added note regarding Arthur Stuart, 7h Earl of Castle Stewart
18 May 2011 recorded death of Robert Kenneth Litherland, MP for Manchester Central 1979-1997
recorded death of Michael William Coplestone Dillon Onslow, 7th Earl of Onslow
15 May 2011 added note regarding Sir Alexander James Dunbar, 4th baronet
added note regarding Sir Frank Sanderson, 1st baronet
14 May 2011 recorded death of Michael David Morris, 3rd Baron Morris
added note regarding Sir John Croke, 1st baronet
13 May 2011 added note regarding Lettice Digby, Baroness Offaly in her own right
recorded death of Sir Kenelm Ernest Lee Guinness, 4th baronet
12 May 2011 recorded death of John David Cairns, MP for Greenock and Inverclyde 2001-2005 and Inverclyde since 2005
9 May 2011 added note regarding John Colborne, son of 1st Baron Seaton
7 May 2011 recorded result of by-election held in Leicester South following the resignation of Sir Peter Soulsby
6 May 2011 added notes regarding the baronetcies for Sir Andrew Hills and Sir Coleridge Kennard, both of whom were created baronets while they were small children
added regarding the death of Sir Charles William Cayzer, 3rd baronet and MP for Chester 1922-1940
4 May 2011 added noted regarding the death of Lord North, son of the 8th Earl of Guilford
added anecdote relating to Dudley Churchill Marjoribanks, 3rd Baron Tweedmouth
3 May 2011 added note regarding the death of Angus William Eden Holden, 3rd Baron Holden
1 May 2011 added note regarding Sir Henry Ralph Stanley Birkin, 3rd baronet
30 Apr 2011 recorded death of Dame Anne Maxwell Macdonald, baronetess (11th in line), until her death the only living baronetess
recorded death of Sir John Denis Mahon CH
recorded creation of peerages for Prince William of Wales, who now becomes Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus
28 Apr 2011 added note regarding Hugh Hamon Charles George Massy, 8th Baron Massy
27 Apr 2011 recorded death of William Craig, MP for Belfast East 1974-1979
recorded death of Geoffrey Denis Erskine Russell, 4th Baron Ampthill
25 Apr 2011 added note regarding Sir Alexander Logie Elphinstone, 10th baronet
added note regarding Alexander Gavin Henderson, 2nd Baron Faringdon
23 Apr 2011 recorded appointments of Nicholas Addison Phillips, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers and Michael Cecil Boyce,Baron Boyce as Knights of the Garter
18 Apr 2011 recorded death of Allan Emrys Blakeney [PC Canada 1982]
16 Apr 2011 recorded death of Sir Edward Courtenay Henry Warner, 3rd baronet
13 Apr 2011 added note regarding Sir Arthur Henderson Fairbairn, 3rd baronet
12 Apr 2011 added note regarding John Kynaston Cross, MP for Bolton 1874-1885
11 Apr 2011 recorded death of Hugh Denis Charles FitzRoy, 11th Duke of Grafton
6 Apr 2011 added note regarding the deaths of Sir John Holdsworth Dimsdale, 2nd baronet, and his wife
added note regarding Augustus Frederick Keppel, 5th Earl of Albemarle
added note regarding Robert Henry King, 4th Earl of Kingston
5 Apr 2011 recorded death of Sir George Howland Francis Beaumont, 12th baronet [E 1661]. The baronetcy now becomes extinct
recorded death of Llewellyn Roger Lloyd Lloyd-Mostyn, 6th Baron Mostyn
28 Mar 2011 recorded death of Thady Windham Thomas Wyndham-Quin, 7th Earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl. This peerage now becomes extinct.
23 Mar 2011 added note regarding the history of the baronetcy of Mitchell of West Shore
22 Mar 2011 recorded appointment of George Nigel Hannington Emslie, Lord Emslie [Scottish Lord of Session] to the Privy Council
21 Mar 2011 added note regarding the alleged "Curse of the Cravens" which supposedly condemns all male members of the Craven family to early deaths
added note regarding a claim to the Earldom of Breadalbane and Holland made in 2000 by a member of the Hungarian branch of the family
13 Mar 2011 recorded appointment of Dame Jill Margaret Black, Sir Peter Henry Gross and Sir Stephen Miles Tomlinson to the Privy Council
10 Mar 2011 recorded death of Sir Patrick Robert Richard Sinclair, 10th baronet of Dunbeath [NS 1704]
9 Mar 2011 added note regarding the drowning death of Sir Gilbert East, 2nd baronet
added note regarding a potential claimant to the Earldom of Lindsay who received publicity in Australian newspapers in 1913, but who does not appear to have pursued any claim he may have had
added note regarding the baronetcy of Cox of Dunmanway, and an unsuccessful claim to it made in 1915
added note regarding the death of Sir James Colquhoun, 4th baronet
7 Mar 2011 recorded result of by-election held in Barnsley Central following the resignation of Eric Illsley
5 Mar 2011 recorded death of Sir Allan Fitzgerald Laurent Louisy [PC 1981]
4 Mar 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for David John Maclean, who took the title of Baron Blencathra
2 Mar 2011 added note regarding Sir Robert Alan Clayton-East-Clayton, 9th baronet
added note regarding Sir Reginald Beatty Wolseley, 10th baronet, who kept his title a secret while working as an elevator operator in America
added note regarding the drowning death of Gabriel Price, MP for Hemsworth 1931-1934
added note regarding the drowning death of Anthony Bingham Mildmay, 2nd Baron Mildmay of Flete
added note regarding the death of John Edward Deane Browne, 5th Baron Kilmaine
added note under the Lawson-Tancred baronets regarding the death of Sir Thomas Selby Tancred, 8th baronet
1 Mar 2011 added note regarding the death of Basil Arthur John Peto, MP for the King's Norton division of Birmingham 1941-1945
added note regarding Charles Henry Sitch, MP for Kingswinford 1918-1931 who was imprisoned for fraudulent conversion and falsification of accounts
27 Feb 2011 added note regarding Sir Philip John Frederick Pilditch, who committed suicide in 1954 while his wife was pregnant, causing the succession to the baronetcy to be held in abeyance pending the birth of the child
added note regarding the death of Sir Hylton Brisco, 5th baronet, who vanished from a P & O liner off Colombo in 1922
added to the Scottish Lords of Session page a listing of Chairmen of the Scottish Land Court, who are also entitled to the title of 'Lord'
added note regarding the death of Sir Hervey Ronald Bruce, 5th baronet
expanded note regarding Sir Herbert Naylor-Leyland, whose creation as a baronet in 1895 caused somewhat of a scandal, and added a note regarding Sir Albert Naylor-Leyland, 2nd baronet
19 Feb 2011 added two notes regarding the de Grey family (Barons Walsingham); one relating to the family's connection with the tradition of the "Babes in the Wood" and the other which relates to the deaths of the 3rd Baron Walsingham and his wife in a house fire in 1831
18 Feb 2011 recorded death of George Brydges Rodney, 10th Baron Rodney
15 Feb 2011 recorded death of Peter Pilkington, Baron Pilkington of Oxenford [L]
recorded death of John Monson, 11th Baron Monson
14 Feb 2011 added note regarding the marriage of Sir John William Frederick Fagge, 11th baronet
10 Feb 2011 added note regarding the death of Hardington Arthur Bartlett, son and heir of Sir Herbert Henry Bartlett, 1st baronet
9 Feb 2011 added note regarding the death of Sir Stephen Charles de Lancey Aitchison, 3rd baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir William Rattigan, MP for Lanarkshire North East 1901-1904
8 Feb 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Maurice Mark Glasman, who took the title of Baron Glasman
recorded creation of life peerage for Sarah Virginia Brinton, who took the title of Baroness Brinton
5 Feb 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Michael David Bishop, who took the title of Baron Glendonbrook
recorded creation of life peerage for Nicol Ross Stephen, who took the title of Baron Stephen
3 Feb 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Mike Storey, who took the title of Baron Storey
recorded creation of life peerage for David Laurence Gold, who took the title of Baron Gold
recorded death of George Lennox Fyfe, Baron Fyfe of Fairfield [L]
2 Feb 2011 recorded appointments of Simon Burns and Elfyn Llwyd to the Privy Council
recorded creation of life peerage for Bryony Katherine Worthington, who took the title of Baroness Worthington
1 Feb 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Ruth Lister, who took the title of Baroness Lister of Burtersett
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Graham Eric (Jock) Stirrup, who took the title of Baron Stirrup
recorded creation of life peerage for Claire Tyler, who took the title of Baroness Tyler of Enfield
31 Jan 2011 recorded death of Christopher Richard Glyn, 7th Baron Wolverton
29 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Gulam Kaderbhoy Noon, who took the title of Baron Noon
recorded creation of life peerage for Jennifer Elizabeth Randerson, who took the title of Baroness Randerson
recorded creation of life peerage for Oona Tamsyn King, who took the title of Baroness King of Bow
28 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Anne Caroline Jenkin, who took the title of Baroness Jenkin of Kennington
27 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Ian Grade, who took the title of Baron Grade of Yarmouth
recorded creation of life peerage for George Morgan Magan, who took the title of Baron Magan of Castletown
recorded creation of life peerage for Mair Eluned Morgan, who took the title of Baroness Morgan of Ely
recorded creation of life peerage for Jonathan Andrew Kestenbaum, who took the title of Baron Kestenbaum
26 Jan 2011 recorded death of Philip Roy Gallie, MP for Ayr 1992-1997
25 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Joan Dawson Bakewell, who took the title of Baroness Bakewell
recorded creation of life peerage for Rachel Heyhoe Flint, who took the title of Baroness Heyhoe Flint
24 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Qurban Hussain, who took the title of Baron Hussain
24 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Raymond Edward Harry Collins, who took the title of Baron Collins of Highbury
recorded creation of life peerage for Dafydd Wynne Wigley, who took the title of Baron Wigley
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Francis Richard Dannatt, who took the title of Baron Dannatt
21 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Elizabeth Rose Berridge, who took the title of Baroness Berridge
recorded creation of life peerage for Stanley Fink, who took the title of Baron Fink
20 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Monroe Edward Palmer, who took the title of Baron Palmer of Childs Hill
recorded creation of life peerage for Benjamin Stoneham, who took the title of Baron Stoneham of Droxford
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Reginald Norman Morgan Empey, who took the title of Baron Empey
19 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Stewart Martin Wood, who took the title of Baron Wood of Anfield
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Michael Nicholson Lord, who took the title of Baron Framlingham
recorded creation of life peerage for Robert Norman Edmiston, who took the title of Baron Edmiston
18 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Howard Emerson Flight, who took the title of Baron Flight
recorded creation of life peerage for Tariq Mahmood Ahmad, who took who took the title of Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon
recorded creation of life peerage for Rajinda Paul Loomba, who took the title of Baron Loomba
recorded death of Julian Edward George Asquith, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Asquith
15 Jan 2011 recorded death of Alec Woodall, MP for Hemsworth 1974-1987
recorded result of by-election in Oldham East and Saddleworth, following the loss by Phil Woolas of the seat as a result of his being found to have breached the Representation of the People Act 1983
13 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Julian Alexander Kitchener-Fellowes, who took the title of Baron Fellowes of West Stafford
recorded creation of life peerage for Gordon Joshua Wasserman, who took the title of Baron Wasserman
recorded creation of life peerage for Jonathan Marks, who took the title of Baron Marks of Henley-on-Thames
12 Jan 2011 recorded creation of life peerage for Paul Cline Strasburger, who took the title of Baron Strasburger
recorded creation of life peerage for Tina Wendy Stowell, who took the title of Baroness Stowell of Beeston
7 Jan 2011 recorded death of Adam Edward Giffard, 4th Earl of Halsbury. This peerage, together with its subsidiary titles, now becomes extinct
6 Jan 2011 recorded death of Sir William Napier Maurice Miles, 6th baronet [UK 1859]
1 Jan 2011 recorded appointments of 8 new Privy Counsellors
recorded creation of life peerage for Richard John Grenville Spring, who took the title of Baron Risby
recorded creation of life peerage for Judith Anne Jolly, who took the title of Baroness Jolly
recorded creation of life peerage for Alistair Basil Cooke, who took the title of Baron Lexden
recorded creation of life peerage for Nicholas Edward True, who took the title of Baron True
recorded death of David Montague de Burgh Kenworthy, 11th Baron Strabolgi
31 Dec 2010 added note which explains the reason for the existence of two Earldoms of Mar
expanded note regarding Anne, wife of Thomas Erskine, 9th Earl of Kellie, and Joanna, wife of Methven Erskine, 10th Earl of Kellie
30 Dec 2010 recorded death (at the age of 101) of Sir Richard Michael Keane, 6th baronet [UK 1801]
recorded death of Sir Henry George Morton Peto, 4th baronet [UK 1855]
28 Dec 2010 recorded death of Sir Iain Andrew Noble, 3rd baronet [UK 1923]
recorded creation of life peerage for Patience Jane Wheatcroft, who took the title of Baroness Wheatcroft
recorded creation of life peerage for Susan Veronica Kramer, who took the title of Baroness Kramer
24 Dec 2010 recorded death of David James George Hennessy, 3rd Baron Windlesham and Baron Hennessy for life
22 Dec 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Elizabeth Diedre Doocey, who took the title of Baroness Doocey
recorded creation of life peerage for Fiona Sara Shackleton, who took the title of Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Bernard Francisco Ribeiro, who took the title of Baron Ribeiro
recorded creation of life peerage for John Kevin Sharkey, who took the title of Baron Sharkey
21 Dec 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Patrick Thomas Cormack, who took the title of Baron Cormack
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Robert George Alexander Balchin, who took the title of Baron Lingfield
recorded creation of life peerage for Andrew Simon Feldman, who took the title of Baron Feldman of Elstree
recorded creation of life peerage for Michael John Dobbs, who took the title of Baron Dobbs
18 Dec 2010 recorded death of Sterling Rufus Lyon, PC [Canada] 1982
17 Dec 2010 added an amusing anecdote regarding Jane, wife of Baron Brampton
expanded note regarding Alan Plantagenet Stewart, 10th Earl of Galloway
15 Dec 2010 recorded death of Sir Henry Wemyss Feilden, 6th baronet [UK 1846]
13 Dec 2010 recorded death of William John Thompson, MP for Tyrone West 1997-2001
12 Dec 2010 the recent publication of "Who's Who" for 2011 reveals a number of deaths of which I was not previously aware, but thanks to the work of Richard Rutter I have now recorded the deaths of:-
 * Sir Stephen John Arthur, 6th baronet [UK 1841]
 * Sir Hugh Michael Trevor Dawson, 4th baronet [UK 1920]
 * Sir Christopher Anthony Leeds, 8th baronet [UK 1812]
 * Sir Peter van Notten Pole, 5th baronet [GB 1791]
 * Kenneth Oliver Musgrave St. John, 7th Viscount Bolingbroke and 8th Viscount St. John
4 Dec 2010 added note regarding Sir Michael Oppenheimer, 2nd baronet,who died in a plane crash in September 1933
added note regarding Sir Lionel Phillips, 1st baronet, subject of an assassination attempt in Johannesburg in December 1913
added note regarding Sir Thomas Judkin-Fitzgerald, 3rd baronet, who drowned himself in 1864
23 Nov 2010 recorded death of Sir David Boswell Egerton, 16th baronet [E 1617]
recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Andrew Foster Jude Kerr, 13th Marquess of Lothian, who took the title of Baron Kerr of Monteviot
21 Nov 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Stephen Keith Green, who took the title of Baron Green of Hurstpierpont
recorded creation of life peerage for Sheila Clare Hollins, who took the title of Baroness Hollins
20 Nov 2010 details announced of 53 intended new life peerages. These will be added to the relevant pages as they are created
17 Nov 2010 added note regarding Edward Burtenshaw Sugden, 2nd Baron St. Leonards
added note regarding Sir Charles Arthur Fairlie-Cuninghame, 11th baronet
added note regarding the death of William Felix Laurence Austin Munster, MP for Mallow 1872-1874
15 Nov 2010 added note regarding Alexander William Black, MP for Banffshire 1900-1906, who died from injuries received in a train crash
added note (under Knights of the Garter) regarding Prince Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
13 Nov 2010 recorded death of Elizabeth Patricia Carnegy, Baroness Carnegy of Lour [L]
12 Nov 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Peter John Hennessy, who took the title of Baron Hennessy of Nympsfield
8 Nov 2010 added note regarding Lord Malcolm Avondale Douglas-Hamilton, MP for Inverness 1950-1954, who disappeared while flying between Liberia and Cameroon in July 1964
6 Nov 2010 recorded appointment of Robert Neil MacGregor to the Order of Merit
5 Nov 2010 recorded death of Sir Frederick Devereux Pile, 3rd baronet
2 Nov 2010 added note regarding Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, who was sworn of the Privy Council in 1894, but who died immediately after the ceremony
added note regarding the attempted assassination of the Duke of Edinburgh during his visit to Sydney in 1868
29 Oct 2010 added note regarding Thomas Grosvenor Egerton, 2nd Earl of Wilton
17 Oct 2010 recorded death of Sir Quentin Charles Agnew-Somerville, 2nd baronet [UK 1957]
16 Oct 2010 recorded death of Richard Gerald Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 4th Baron Acton and Baron Acton of Bridgnorth [L]
14 Oct 2010 recorded death of Sir Hugo Martin Wedgwood, 3rd baronet [UK 1942]
12 Oct 2010 recorded death of Dame Joan Alston Sutherland OM
2 Oct 2010 recorded death of Sir Vincent Frederick Floissac [PC 1992]
30 Sep 2010 added note regarding the attempted murder of Frederick Oliver Trench, 3rd Baron Ashtown
added note regarding the death of Sir Francis Henry Goldsmid, 2nd baronet, together with details of the Goldsmid family
26 Sep 2010 added note regarding the death of Sir Henry John Seton, 6th baronet, who was run down by a hansom cab
added note regarding the death of William John Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, MP for Peterborough 1878-1889
added note regarding the election of the poet Robert Southey in Downton in 1826, where he was returned without his knowledge
23 Sep 2010 added note regarding George Noble Plunkett, MP for Roscommon North 1917-1922
added note regarding Sir Bryan O'Loghlen, 3rd baronet and MP for County Clare 1877-1879 which discusses whether an office in a colonial government was a place of profit under the Crown, acceptance of which disqualified the holder from membership of the House of Commons
22 Sep 2010 recorded death of William Wilson, MP for Coventry South 1964-1974 and Coventry South East 1974-1983
added note regarding the death of Sir Robert John Harvey Harvey, 1st baronet
19 Sep 2010 added note regarding Edward Anthony James Lytton, styled Viscount Knebworth, MP for Hitchin 1931-1933, who was killed in an air crash
added note regarding Joseph Dodds, MP for Stockton 1868-1888
17 Sep 2010 recorded death of Richard Arthur Lloyd Livsey, Baron Livsey [L], MP for Brecon and Radnor 1985-1992 and 1997-2001
16 Sep 2010 added note regarding Sir Timothy Carew O'Brien, 3rd baronet
added note regarding the death of Gilbert Henry Chandos Leigh, MP for Warwickshire South 1880-1884
12 Sep 2010 recorded death of Thomas Henry Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill KG
7 Sep 2010 recorded death of Sir Robin Charles Everard, 4th baronet [UK 1911]
5 Sep 2010 recorded death of Sir Cyril Smith, MP for Rochdale 1972-1992
4 Sep 2010 recorded death of Sir Colville Herbert Sanford Barclay, 14th baronet [NS 1668]
31 Aug 2010 added note regarding the death of Alexander MacCallum Scott, MP for Bridgeton 1910-1922
recorded death of Nicholas Walter Lyell, Baron Lyell of Markyate [L] and MP for Hemel Hempstead 1979-1983, Bedfordshire Mid 1983-1997 and Bedfordahire North East 1997-2001
30 Aug 2010 recorded death of Andrew Robert McIntosh, Baron McIntosh of Haringey [L]
29 Aug 2010 recorded death of Colin Christopher Paget Tennant, 3rd Baron Glenconner
27 Aug 2010 recorded death of Sir John Timothy Harford, 3rd baronet [UK 1934]
recorded death of Sir Andrew Rupert John Buchanan-Jardine, 4th baronet [UK 1885]
25 Aug 2010 recorded death of Sir David Charles Kenneth Gordon Innes, 12th baronet [NS 1686]
13 Aug 2010 recorded death of Sir Geoffrey Johnson-Smith, MP for Holborn and St. Pancras South 1959-1964, East Grinstead 1965-1983 and Wealden 1983-2001
6 Aug 2010 recorded death of Sir John Michael Gorst, MP for Hendon North 1970-1997
recorded death of James Bryan Bellew, 7th Baron Bellew
3 Aug 2010 recorded death of Owen Lloyd George, 3rd Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor
31 Jul 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for John Stephen Monks, who took the title of Baron Monks
recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Charles Williams, who took the title of Baron Williams of Baglan
recorded creation of life peerage for Desmond Henry Browne, who took the title of Baron Browne of Ladyton
recorded creation of life peerage for Richard Beecroft Allan, who took the title of Baron Allan of Hallam
recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Ellen Margaret Eaton, who took the title of Baroness Eaton
recorded creation of life peerage for Edward Peter Lawless Faulks, who took the title of Baron Faulks
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Jeremy Hugh Beecham, who took the title of Baron Beecham
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Ian Warwick Blair, who took the title of Baron Blair of Boughton
recorded creation of life peerage for Anna Mary Healy, who took the title of Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill
recorded creation of life peerage for Susan Jane Nye, who took the title of Baroness Nye
recorded creation of life peerage for John Reid, who took the title of Baron Reid of Cardowen
recorded creation of life peerage for Matthew Owen John Taylor, who took the title of Baron Taylor of Goss Moor
recorded creation of life peerage for Beverley June Hughes, who took the title of Baroness Hughes of Stretford
recorded creation of life peerage for Kathryn Jane Parminter, who took the title of Baroness Parminter
27 Jul 2010 recorded death of Sir John Charles Buchanan Riddell, 13th baronet [NS 1628]
26 Jul 2010 recorded death of Sir William Whytehead Boulton, 4th baronet
20 Jul 2010 recorded appointments to the Privy Council of Dame Janet Paraskeva and Peter John Robert Riddell
recorded death of Sir Alan Charles MacLaurin Mackerras [CH 2003]
19 Jul 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Helen Newlove, who took the title of Baroness Newlove
recorded creation of life peerage for John Shipley, who took the title of Baron Shipley
15 Jul 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Howard, who took the title of Baron Howard of Lympne
recorded creation of life peerage for Robert Wilfrid Stevenson, who took the title of Baron Stevenson of Balmacara
14 Jul 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Kenneth Donald John Macdonald, who took the title of Baron Macdonald of River Glaven
recorded creation of life peerage for Deborah Stedman-Scott, who took the title of Baroness Stedman-Scott
recorded creation of life peerage for Dolar Amarshi Popat, who took the title of Baron Popat
recorded creation of life peerage for Michael David Wills, who took the title of Baron Wills
recorded creation of life peerage for Angela Frances Browning, who took the title of Baroness Browning
recorded creation of life peerage for Guy Vaughn Black, who took the title of Baron Black of Brentwell
recorded creation of life peerage for Timothy Eric Boswell, who took the title of Baron Boswell of Aynho
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir William Michael Hardy Spicer, who took the title of Baron Spicer
10 Jul 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Helen Lawrie Liddell, who took the title of Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke
8 Jul 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for John Leslie Prescott, who took the title of Baron Prescott
recorded creation of life peerage for Angela Evans Smith, who took the title of Baroness Smith of Basildon
recorded creation of life peerage for John Quentin Davies, who took the title of Baron Davies of Stamford
2 Jul 2010 recorded death of Kenneth Sidney Coates, MEP for Nottingham 1989-1994 and Nottingham North and Chesterfield 1994-1999
30 Jun 2010 added note regarding Henry Vansittart, MP for Reading 1768-1770
recorded death of Sir John Devereux Ward, MP for Poole 1979-1997
recorded creation of life peerage for James Donnelly Touhig, who took the title of Baron Touhig
recorded creation of life peerage for Jack Wilson McConnell, who took the title of Baron McConnell of Glenscorrodale
recorded creation of life peerage for Paul Yaw Boateng, who took the title of Baron Boateng
recorded creation of life peerage for John Matthew Patrick Hutton, who took the title of Baron Hutton of Furness
recorded creation of life peerage for Rita Margaret Donaghy, who took the title of Baroness Donaghy
recorded creation of life peerage for Floella Karen Yunies Benjamin, who took the title of Baroness Benjamin
29 Jun 2010 recorded death of Brian Hilton Flowers, Baron Flowers [L]
27 Jun 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Shireen Olive Ritchie, who took the title of Baroness Ritchie of Brompton
recorded creation of life peerage for Meral Hussein Ece, who took the title of Baroness Hussein-Ece
recorded creation of life peerage for Michael James German, who took the title of Baron German
25 Jun 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for John Cradock Maples, who took the title of Baron Maples
recorded creation of life peerage for John Gardiner, who took the title of Baron Gardiner of Kimble
recorded creation of life peerage for James Philip Knight, who took the title of Baron Knight of Weymouth
24 Jun 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Thomas McLaughlin McAvoy, who took the title of Baron McAvoy
recorded creation of life peerage for Dianne Hayter, who took the title of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town
recorded creation of life peerage for Roy Francis Kennedy, who took the title of Baron Kennedy of Southwark
recorded creation of life peerage for Margaret Eileen Joyce Wheeler, who took the title of Baroness Wheeler
recorded creation of life peerage for Jean Leslie Patricia Drake, who took the title of Baroness Drake
recorded creation of life peerage for Ian Richard Kyle Paisley, who took the title of Baron Bannside
recorded creation of life peerage for Hilary Jane Armstrong, who took the title of Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top
recorded creation of life peerage for George Philip Willis, who took the title of Baron Willis of Knaresborough
recorded creation of life peerage for Simon Adam Wolfson, who took the title of Baron Wolfson of Aspley Guise
recorded creation of life peerage for John Francis McFall, who took the title of Baron McFall of Alcluith
recorded creation of life peerage for Maeve Christina Mary Sherlock, who took the title of Baroness Sherlock
recorded death of Peter Edward Walker, Baron Walker of Worcester [L]
recorded death of Hector Laing, Baron Laing of Dunphail [L]
recorded death of Sir Ashley Charles Gibbs Ponsonby, 2nd baronet
22 Jun 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for John Selwyn Gummer, who took the title of Baron Deben
recorded creation of life peerage for Roger John Liddle, who took the title of Baron Liddle
recorded death of Anthony Meredith Quinton, Baron Quinton [L]
21 Jun 2010 recorded death of Dame Angela Claire Rosemary Rumbold, MP for Mitcham and Morden 1982-1997 and PC 1991
20 Jun 2010 added note regarding the death of Thomas Owen, MP for Launceston 1892-1898
added note regarding John Charles Henry FitzGibbon, styled Viscount FitzGibbon, son of the 3rd Earl of Clare
15 Jun 2010 recorded death of Sir Benedict Leigh Hoskyns, 16th baronet
14 Jun 2010 recorded death of Margaret Rosalind Delacourt-Smith, Baroness Delacourt-Smith of Alteryn [L]
9 Jun 2010 recorded death of Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper, 5th baronet. Sir Charles died two years ago (25 May 2008), but I have only now learned of his death. My thanks to Brendon Johnson of Courtenay, British Columbia, for his advising me of Sir Charles' death
7 Jun 2010 recorded death of Angus Alan Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke of Hamilton and 12th Duke of Brandon
4 Jun 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir James Meyer Sassoon, who took the title of Baron Sassoon
recorded creation of life peerage for Nathanael Ming-Yan Wei, who took the title of Baron Wei
2 Jun 2010 recorded death of Rudolf Jan Vis, MP for Finchley and Golders Green 1997-2010
recorded death of Dufferin Roblin, PC [Canada] 1967
28 May 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Jonathan Hopkin Hill, who took the title of Baron Hill of Oareford
added details of a further six new appointments to the Privy Council
details announced of 56 new life peerages to be created following the recent change in government in the UK. These will be added to the relevant pages as they are created.
23 May 2010 recorded death of Leonard Gordon Wolfson, Baron Wolfson. He also held a baronetcy which now becomes extinct
15 May 2010 recorded death of Sir Charles Barrie Knight Mantell [PC 1997]
amended "Father of the House of Commons" page to show that Sir Peter Tapsell is the new "Father of the House" following the recent general election. At the same time, I have included a new section which lists the "Babies of the House" since 1885, being the youngest member of the House at any point in time.
14 May 2010 following the recent UK General Election and the formation of a coalition government, added details of 27 new Privy Counsellors
13 May 2010 recorded death of Sir Herbert Hugh Hambling, 3rd baronet
11 May 2010 uploaded revised House of Commons pages which reflect the changes arising from the recent UK General Election
29 Apr 2010 recorded death of Denzil Kingston Freeth, MP for Basingstoke 1955-1964
28 Apr 2010 recorded death of Edward Lyons, MP for Bradford East 1966-1974 and Bradford West 1974-1983
27 Apr 2010 recorded death of George John Patrick Dominic Townshend, 7th Marquess Townshend. The late Marquess held the record for the peer who held his peerage for the longest period ever - 88 years, 157 days
21 Apr 2010 recorded death of Peter Charles Oliver Harvey, 2nd Baron Harvey of Tasburgh
20 Apr 2010 recorded death of William Yates, MP for The Wrekin 1955-1966
16 Apr 2010 recorded death of Robert Thomas Ellis, MP for Wrexham 1970-1983 and MEP 1975-1979
14 Apr 2010 recorded death of Alexander Bernstein, Baron Bernstein of Craigweil
recorded death of John Mark Alexander Colville, 4th Viscount Colville of Culross
10 Apr 2010 recorded death of Peter Edward Ramsbotham, 3rd Viscount Soulbury
7 Apr 2010 added note regarding the death of Sir Arthur Pearson, 1st baronet
added note regarding the marriage of Sir John Stirling, 5th baronet [NS 1666]
added note regarding the death of Edward Henry John Cornwallis Eliot, styled Lord Eliot, son and heir of the 5th Earl of St. Germans
added note regarding Sir Edmund Arthur Lechmere, 4th baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir George James Graham Lewis, 2nd baronet
5 Apr 2010 added note regarding the murder by the IRA of Sir Charles Norman Lockhart Stronge, 8th baronet and his son, James Matthew Stronge, 9th baronet
3 Apr 2010 recorded death of Sir Henry Lawson-Tancred, 10th baronet [E 1662]
1 Apr 2010 recorded death of Sir Michael David Aykroyd, 4th baronet [UK 1920]
31 Mar 2010 recorded death of Sir John Napoleon Ruthven Barran, 4th baronet
30 Mar 2010 recorded death of David John MacRae Carnegie, 14th Earl of Northesk
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Michael George Bichard, who took the title of Baron Bichard
recorded death of Sir Denis Robert Maurice Henry [PC 1993]
26 Mar 2010 recorded death of Daphne Margaret Sybil Désirée Park, Baroness Park of Monmouth
25 Mar 2010 recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Tanni Carys Davina Grey-Thompson, who took the title of Baroness Grey-Thompson
23 Mar 2010 recorded death of Sir James Whyte Black [OM 2000]
recorded creation of life peerage for Ajay Kumar Kakkar, who took the title of Baron Kakkar
recorded creation of life peerage for Anthony William Hall, who took the title of Baron Hall of Birkenhead
17 Mar 2010 added note regarding Sir George Albert Larpent, 3rd baronet
added note regarding the "Lee Penny", a famous Scottish amulet owned by the Lockhart family from whom the Lockhart baronets were descended
added note regarding Toby Caulfeild, 3rd Baron Charlemont, who was murdered during the Irish Rebellion in 1642
expanded note regarding Adeline, Countess of Cardigan, wife of the 7th Earl of Cardigan
16 Mar 2010 recorded death of Ashok Kumar, MP for Langbaurgh 1991-1992 and Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland since 1997
15 Mar 2010 added note regarding Lady Blanche Noel, daughter of the 2nd Earl of Gainsborough
added note regarding George William Barrington, 7th Viscount Barrington
added note regarding Sir Duncan Alexander Dundas Campbell, 3rd baronet, of Barcaldine, Argyll
added note regarding Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond
12 Mar 2010 recorded death of Fiennes Neil Wykeham Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis
11 Mar 2010 recorded death of Nigel Clive Cosby Trench, 7th Baron Ashtown
9 Mar 2010 added note regarding Sir John Norton-Griffiths, 1st baronet
4 Mar 2010 recorded death of Michael Foot, MP for Devonport 1945-1955, Ebbw Vale 1960-1983 and Blaenau Gwent 1983-1992
3 Mar 2010 recorded death of Winston Spencer Churchill, grandson of Britain's war-time leader, and MP for Stretford 1970-1983 and Davyhulme 1983-1997
2 Mar 2010 added note regarding the death in a plane-crash of Terence Conyngham Plunket, 6th Baron Plunket
added note regarding Sir John Stuart Knill, 3rd baronet
22 Feb 2010 returned from cruising the South Pacific aboard the "Sun Princess" (my contribution towards resolving the Global Financial Crisis) to discover that a bunch of updates have become necessary in my absence. Specifically …
 * recorded death of Albert Edward Booth, MP for Barrow in Furness 1966-1983 and PC 1976
 * recorded death of Sir Hervey James Hugh Bruce-Clifton, 7th baronet [UK 1804]
 * recorded death of William Heward Grafftey [PC Canada 1979]
 * following an email from William Stotesbury-Leeson of London, Ontario, amended the details shown under baronetcy of Bourne of Hackinsall Hall
 * recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Sir Christopher John Pitchford
28 Jan 2010 recorded death of Sir Dermot Humphrey de Trafford, 6th baronet [UK 1841]
recorded death of Sir Percy Cradock [PC 1993]
26 Jan 2010 recorded death of Fitzroy Somerset, 5th Baron Raglan
24 Jan 2010 recorded death of Derek Prag, MEP for Hertfordshire 1979-1994
recorded death of Serge Marcil, PC [Canada] 2003
23 Jan 2010 recorded death of Gordon William Humphreys Richardson, Baron Richardson of Duntisbourne
20 Jan 2010 recorded death of Sir Robert John Maxwell-Hyslop, MP for Tiverton 1960-1992
14 Jan 2010 recorded death of Sir Reginald Anthony Hungerford Lechmere, 7th baronet [UK 1818]
7 Jan 2010 added note regarding the successful claim made to the barony of Barnard by Henry de Vere Vane in May 1892
recorded death of Graham Douglas Leonard, Bishop of London 1981-1991 and PC 1981
6 Jan 2010 recorded 3 deaths of baronets from 2007 and 2008 of which I have only now learned - Sir Philip Overington Blunden, 7th baronet [I 1766] who died 9 April 2007, Sir Harry Holmes Miller, 12th baronet [E 1705] who died 28 December 2007 and Sir Nigel Hugh St. George Gore, 14th baronet [I 1622] who died 23 September 2008
recorded death of Sir Godfrey Victor Ralli, 3rd baronet [UK 1912]
recorded death of Sir Charles Gundry Alexander, 2nd baronet [UK 1945]
3 Jan 2010 recorded death of Anthony Gerard Edward Noel, 5th Earl of Gainsborough
31 Dec 2009 added note regarding Sir Thomas George Apreece, 2nd baronet
30 Dec 2009 added note regarding Alan James Montagu-Stuart-Wortley- Mackenzie, 4th Earl of Wharncliffe
added note regarding the claim made to the Fletcher-Vane baronetcy between 1872 and 1876
recorded death of John Herbert Meade, 7th Earl of Clanwilliam
added note regarding the shootings at Knowsley Hall in 1952, in which the Countess of Derby was wounded and two men were killed by a deranged footman
28 Dec 2009 recorded death of David Leslie Taylor, MP for Leicestershire North West since 1997
23 Dec 2009 added note regarding Sir Charles Lawes (later Lawes-Wittewronge), 2nd baronet
added note regarding Sir William Neville Abdy, 2nd baronet of the 1850 creation, and his wives
21 Dec 2009 added note regarding Dame Maureen Daisy Helen Dunbar, baronetess of Hempriggs (eighth in line)
added note regarding Sir Brodrick Cecil Denham Arkwright Hartwell, 4th baronet
13 Dec 2009 added note regarding Sir Claud James Rivett-Carnac, whose death in 1909 was presumed by the Courts in 1924
added note (under the Earls of Durham) regarding the medieval legend of the "Lambton Worm"
10 Dec 2009 expanded note regarding the history of the Earldom of Milltown
added note regarding the suicide of Edward Lawless, 3rd Baron Cloncurry
9 Dec 2009 added note regarding Deborah Speelman, and in particular a discussion on whether she was created a baronetess in 1686
added note (under Rosebery) regarding John Primrose, styled Lord Dalmeny, son of the 2nd Earl of Rosebery
7 Dec 2009 added note regarding Margaret Ogilvy, wife of David Ogilvy, who (but for the attainder) would have been 4th Earl of Airlie
added note regarding Anne, wife of Thomas Erskine, 9th Earl of Kellie, and Joanna, wife of Methven Erskine, 10th Earl of Kellie
6 Dec 2009 added note regarding Sir Benjamin Julian Alfred Slade, 7th baronet
added note regarding Sir Douglas Edward Scott, 7th baronet
expanded note regarding Sir Francis Laurence John Barrow, 4th baronet
4 Dec 2009 added note regarding Sir Harry Yelverton Goring, 11th baronet
3 Dec 2009 recorded death of Edward George Hawke, 11th Baron Hawke
uploaded new page containing details of all Members of the European Parliament for United Kingdom constituencies
2 Dec 2009 recorded appointments of Baron Hope of Craighead and Baron Patel as Knights of the Thistle
1 Dec 2009 expanded note regarding Sir Tatton Sykes, 5th baronet
added note regarding the Twisden baronetcy [E 1666]
30 Nov 2009 recorded death of Nora Ratcliff David, Baroness David
27 Nov 2009 recorded appointment of Sir Charles Declan Morgan to the Privy Council
26 Nov 2009 recorded death of Francis Arthur John French, 7th Baron de Freyne
23 Nov 2009 added note regarding the death of Sir Denis George William Anson, 4th baronet
added note regarding Sir Henry Burnaby, 5th and last baronet
21 Nov 2009 added note regarding the death of Sir Charles Slingsby, 10th baronet
added note regarding the Kellett baronetcy
20 Nov 2009 recorded death of John David McWilliam, MP for Blaydon 1979-2005
18 Nov 2009 added note regarding a claim made to the dukedom of Hamilton in 1897-1899
16 Nov 2009 added note regarding Charles Buxton, MP for Surrey East 1865-1871
added note regarding Maria Stella Petronilla, 2nd wife of the 1st Baron Newborough
15 Nov 2009 added note regarding Sir John George Tollemache Sinclair, 3rd baronet
added note regarding Thomas Aitchison-Denman, 2nd Baron Denman
added note regarding Sir Henry Frederick Echlin, 8th baronet
added note regarding Sir Henry Delves Broughton, 9th baronet
14 Nov 2009 added note regarding Sir Genille Cave-Browne-Cave, 12th baronet
added note regarding Sir Cecil Ernest Moon, 2nd baronet
13 Nov 2009 recorded appointment of Sir James Lawrence Munby to the Privy Council
9 Nov 2009 added note regarding Sir George Compton Archibald Arthur, 3rd baronet
added note regarding the death of James Theobald, MP for Romford 1886-1894
added note regarding Sir Ralph William Payne-Gallwey, 3rd baronet
expanded note on Sir Arthur Colin Curtis, 3rd baronet, who disappeared in Canada in 1898
added note regarding Sir Nicholas Kemeys, 1st baronet
8 Nov 2009 recorded death of Sir Peter George Culcheth Holcroft, 3rd baronet
recorded death of Leonard Steinberg, Baron Steinberg [L]
1 Nov 2009 added note regarding Francis William Ogilvy-Grant, 10th Earl of Seafield
added note regarding Sir Charles Wentworth Burdett, 7th baronet [E 1665]
31 Oct 2009 added note regarding the successful claim made to the title of Lord Fairfax of Cameron in 1908
added note regarding the Viscountcy of Kenmure
29 Oct 2009 expanded note on Sir William Augustus Congreve, 3rd baronet
added note regarding the baronetcy of Affleck [GB 1782]. Peerage reference books state that this title became extinct in 1939, but the 8th baronet had two sons whose history is discussed in the note
28 Oct 2009 recorded death of John Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Baron Sysonby. This peerage now becomes extinct.
recorded death of Sir Ian Vere Gyles Isham, 13th baronet [E 1627]
added note regarding the Slade baronetcy case of 1867
27 Oct 2009 added note regarding the Dysart peerage case of 1881
26 Oct 2009 added note regarding Sir Adrian Ivor Dunbar, 12th baronet, and Sir Jean Ivor Dunbar, 13th baronet
added note regarding Sir Edward Poore, 3rd baronet
added note regarding Sir William Bowyer-Smijth, 11th baronet
added note regarding the death of William Ashley Webb Ponsonby, 3rd Baron de Mauley
24 Oct 2009 recorded death of Iain Duncan Macphail, Lord Macphail, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland
21 Oct 2009 added note regarding the death, from an overdose of ether, of Sir Frederick William Williams, 5th baronet
added note regarding Sir William Isaac Macartney, 4th baronet
added note regarding the death of Philip Benedict Joseph Petre, 15th Baron Petre
20 Oct 2009 recorded death of Diana Elles, Baroness Elles [L]
recorded death of Sir John Roger Wilmot Onslow, 8th baronet [GB 1797]
added note regarding the baronetcy of Meredyth [I 1660]
added lengthy note regarding Robert Crichton, 8th Lord Crichton of Sanquhar, who was hanged for murder in 1612
19 Oct 2009 added note regarding Sir Gerard Arthur Maxwell Willshire, 3rd baronet
added note regarding Sir Willoughby Wolstan Dixie, 7th baronet
17 Oct 2009 added note regarding the death of Francis William Browne, 4th Baron Kilmaine
added note regarding the disappearance of Francis Patrick Clements, younger brother of the 5th Earl of Leitrim, in 1907
16 Oct 2009 added note regarding Sir James Stephen Goold, 4th baronet, and his brother, Vere Thomas St. Leger Goold
15 Oct 2009 added note regarding Sir John David Rees, 1st baronet, who died from injuries suffered after he fell from a train
added note regarding Anthony Crommelin Crossley, MP for Stretford 1935-1939, who was drowned following a plane crash in 1939
added note regarding Sir Walter William Strickland, 9th baronet
14 Oct 2009 added note regarding the death of Jack Southwell Russell, 25th Baron de Clifford, who was killed in a motor accident in 1909
13 Oct 2009 recorded death of Sir John Edward Lavallin Nugent, 7th baronet [I 1795]
11 Oct 2009 added note regarding Sir Thomas George Freake, 2nd baronet
added note regarding Charles Robert Carington, 3rd Baron Carrington and later Marquess of Lincolnshire
added note regarding Reginald Jaffray Lucas, MP for Portsmouth 1906-1910, who committed suicide in 1914
9 Oct 2009 added note regarding the marriage of John Gaspard le Marchant Romilly, 3rd Baron Romilly
recorded death of Sir John Edward Longueville Clerke, 12th baronet [E 1660]
8 Oct 2009 recorded death of Sir Antony Lionel Thomas Bonham, 4th baronet [UK 1852]
7 Oct 2009 added note regarding George Augustus Hamilton Chichester, 5th Marquess of Donegall, and the stories of his first two marriages
6 Oct 2009 recorded death of Arthur Herne Desmond Plummer, Baron Plummer of St. Marylebone [L]
5 Oct 2009 added note regarding the romantic circumstances surrounding the marriage of the 2nd Earl of Ilchester
4 Oct 2009 added note regarding the escape of Edmund Robert Parker, Viscount Boringdon and later the 4th Earl of Morley, from a burning ship in the south Pacific in 1903
added note regarding the claim made to the baronetcy of Menzies [NS 1665] between 1913 and 1916
3 Oct 2009 added note regarding Edward Marjoribanks, MP for Eastbourne 1929-1932, who committed suicide in April 1932
added note regarding John Wodehouse, 2nd Earl of Kimberley
recorded death of Sir John Dyke Acland, 16th baronet
1 Oct 2009 recorded death of Julian John Somerset Hope, 2nd Baron Glendevon
30 Sep 2009 added note regarding Thomas Fiennes, 9th Lord Dacre ("of the south") who was executed for murder in 1541
recorded death of Francis Edward Noel-Baker, MP for Brentford and Chiswick 1945-1950 and Swindon 1955-1969
23 Sep 2009 added note regarding the death of William Romilly, 2nd Baron Romilly
recorded death of Piers Rolf Garfield Merchant, MP for Newcastle Central 1983-1987 and Beckenham 1992-1997
21 Sep 2009 added note regarding Bernhard Samuelson, MP for Banbury 1859 and 1865-1895, which illustrates the law of that time in relation to the naturalization of British subjects
added note regarding Sir Theodore Francis Brinckman, 3rd baronet
19 Sep 2009 added a note relating a ghost story involving the 1st Earl of Halsbury
added note regarding William le Scrope, 1st Earl of Wiltes [i.e. Wiltshire] of the 1397 creation, and the claim made for that peerage during the decade of the 1860s
18 Sep 2009 recorded death of Sir Miles James Rivett-Carnac, 9th baronet [UK 1836]
16 Sep 2009 added note regarding the claims made to the Lovat peerage in 1885 and 1897
14 Sep 2009 added note regarding the curious history of the casket which once contained the heart of James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose
added note regarding David Wynford Carnegie, youngest son of the 9th Earl of Southesk, who was an early Australian explorer
12 Sep 2009 recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Nuala Patricia O'Loan, who took the title of Baroness O'Loan
10 Sep 2009 added note regarding Anthony Francis Nugent, 9th Earl of Westmeath
9 Sep 2009 added note regarding the Duke of Berwick upon Tweed which discusses whether he was ever actually attainted
6 Sep 2009 added notes regarding Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, and Thomas Barnes Cochrane, 11th Earl of Dundonald
5 Sep 2009 added note regarding Rev. Robert Jonathan Bradford, MP for Belfast South 1974-1981, who was assassinated by the IRA
added note regarding the death of Walter William Schomberg Kerr, styled Earl of Ancram, son of the 9th Marquess of Lothian, who was accidentally shot dead while hunting in New South Wales in 1892
4 Sep 2009 recorded death of Nicola Jane Chapman, Baroness Chapman [L]
3 Sep 2009 recorded creation of life peerage for Jonathan Henry Sacks, who took the title of Baron Sacks
recorded death of Aubrey Leland Oakes Buxton, Baron Buxton of Alsa [L]
added note regarding the successful claim made by Sir Charles Dunbar Hope-Dunbar, 6th baronet, to the baronetcy of Dunbar of Baldoon in 1916
2 Sep 2009 added note regarding Lord William Russell, MP for Surrey 1789-1807 and Tavistock 1807-1819 and 1826-1830, who was murdered in his bed by his valet in 1840
1 Sep 2009 recorded death of Nicholas Charles Cavendish, 6th Baron Chesham
31 Aug 2009 added note regarding one of England's most famous ghost stories relating to the death of Thomas, 2nd Baron Lyttelton
30 Aug 2009 recorded creation of life peerage for Michael John Martin, who took the title of Baron Martin of Springburn
recorded death (at the age of 103) of Sir Jack Wolfred Ashford Harris, 2nd baronet [UK 1932]
28 Aug 2009 added note regarding the 2nd and 3rd Sandford baronets which explains the apparent coincidence in the date of death of the 2nd baronet and the date of birth of the 3rd baronet
23 Aug 2009 added note regarding James Bryan George Hennessy, 2nd Baron Windlesham, who died following a helicopter crash in 1962
added note regarding Sir Ewan Forbes, 11th baronet, who at birth was registered as a female, spending the first 40 years of his life as such before re-registering his birth as a male in 1952
added note regarding the successful claim to his baronetcy of Sir Alexander Sharp Bethune, 9th baronet, in 1916
added note regarding the successful claim to his baronetcy made by Sir Robert Fraser Turing, 8th baronet, in 1912
20 Aug 2009 added note regarding the history of the Gardner baronies which have been dormant since 1883
added note regarding the death of Sir John William Hamilton Anson, 2nd baronet, who was killed in a train crash in 1873
18 Aug 2009 recorded death of John Gregson, Baron Gregson [L]
14 Aug 2009 added note regarding 'Sir' Grenville Louis John Temple, self-styled 12th baronet
added note regarding John Walter Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 2nd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu
12 Aug 2009 recorded death of Sir James Anson St. Clair-Ford, 7th baronet
8 Aug 2009 recorded death of Sir Edward Folmer Archdale, 3rd baronet
2 Aug 2009 recorded death of Sir John Barry Salusbury-Trelawny, 13th baronet
29 Jul 2009 added note regarding Sir Herbert Paul Latham, 2nd baronet, MP for Scarborough and Whitby 1931-1941
27 Jul 2009 added note regarding Sir Edgar Speyer, 1st baronet, the last person to be struck off the list of the Privy Council (as opposed to resigning from the Privy Council)
26 Jul 2009 recorded result of by-election in Norwich North, following the resignation of Ian Gibson
added note regarding Frances Rose, Lady Gunning, widow of Sir Henry John Gunning, 4th baronet
added note regarding James Somervell, MP for Ayr Burghs 1890-1892
added notes regarding the Earldom of Rothes
23 Jul 2009 added note regarding the "Great Ellesmere Jewel Robbery" of 1856, during which the Countess of Ellesmere lost her large collection of jewellery
added note regarding Edward Auchmuty Glover, MP for Beverley March-August 1857, who was imprisoned for making a false declaration in relation to his property qualifications
22 Jul 2009 added note regarding Sir Robert Grierson, 1st baronet, and his role in the death of the "Wigtown Martyrs" in 1685
21 Jul 2009 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Alan Michael Sugar, who took the title of Baron Sugar
20 Jul 2009 added note regarding Henry William Fitzgerald-de Ros, 22nd Lord de Ros, who in 1837 was accused of cheating at cards. He sued his accuser, but lost the case, and as a result suffered great damage to his reputation
added note regarding Sir Charles Henry Coote, 10th baronet
16 Jul 2009 added note regarding Sir Richard Emanuel Moore, 10th baronet
added note regarding Sir Charles Edward Frederick, 7th baronet, and his fight to prove his right to the title
added note regarding Sir Hew Crawford-Pollok, 5th baronet, who succeeded to the baronetcy whilst he was a farrier in the Fifth United States Cavalry in Texas
expanded note under the Earldom of Perth to include further details regarding the 5th Earl's grandson, Lord Drummond
15 Jul 2009 added note regarding John Bowes, MP for Durham County South 1832-1847
recorded appointment of Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada, as a member of the Order of Merit
14 Jul 2009 added note regarding John Deasy, MP for Cork City 1884-1885 and Mayo West 1885-1893
added note regarding Henry Richard Farquharson, MP for Dorset West 1885-1895
added note regarding John Emlyn Emlyn-Jones, MP for Dorset North 1922-1924, who was killed in a plane crash in 1952
13 Jul 2009 recorded death of Christopher James Prout, Baron Kingsland [L]
12 Jul 2009 added notes regarding Viscount Milton, son of the 6th Earl Fitzwilliam, his son the 7th Earl Fitzwilliam and his grandson, the 8th Earl Fitzwilliam.
10 Jul 2009 recorded death of George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 2nd Earl Haig
8 Jul 2009 added note regarding Edmund Dwyer Gray, MP for co. Carlow 1880-1885 and St. Stephen's Green 1885-1888
recorded death of Richard Reader Harris, MP for Heston and Isleworth 1950-1970
recorded death of Peter Allan Renshaw Blaker, Baron Blaker, MP for Blackpool South 1964-1992
7 Jul 2009 recorded death of Henry Oscar Murton, Baron Murton of Lindisfarne, MP for Poole 1964-1979
recorded death of George Frederick Laurence Hyde Villiers, 7th Earl of Clarendon
5 Jul 2009 added note regarding the Wolverhampton East by-election in 1908, where, due to a clerical error, a woman was allowed to vote at a time when women did not have the right to do so
added note regarding George Woodyatt Hastings, MP for Worcestershire East 1880-1892, who was expelled from the House after being sentenced to 5 years' imprisonment for fraudulent conversion
added note regarding the suicide of Richard Luttrell Pilkington Bethell, 3rd Baron Westbury, in 1930 and the attempts to ascribe the death to the "Curse of Tutankhamen"
2 Jul 2009 added note regarding Sir Henry Hughes Wilson, 1st baronet, who was assassinated by the I.R.A. in London in 1922
1 Jul 2009 recorded creation of life peerage for Glenys Elizabeth Kinnock, who took the title of Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead
added note regarding the death of Thomas Plumer Halsey, MP for Hertfordshire 1846-1854
added note regarding Lewis Henry Isaacs, MP for Walworth 1885-1892
added note regarding the fatal air crash at Meopham in Kent on 21 July 1930 which claimed the lives of the 3rd Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, the Viscountess Ednam and Sir Edward Ward, 2nd baronet
30 Jun 2009 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Brian Francis Kerr, who took the title of Baron Kerr of Tonaghmore
recorded creation of life peerage for David Freud, who took the title of Baron Freud
added note regarding Walter Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne, who was assassinated in Cairo in 1944
added note regarding Philip James Stanhope, 1st Baron Weardale
recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Sir Nicholas John Patten
28 Jun 2009 added note (under Scottish Lords of Session) regarding the suicide of George Patton, Lord Glenalmond, MP for Bridgwater for a short period in 1866
added note regarding Herbert Ingram, co-founder of 'The Illustrated London News' and MP for Boston 1856-1860, who died following a collision between a paddlesteamer and a schooner on Lake Michigan in 1860
added anecdote regarding Sir William Edge, MP for Bosworth 1927-1945
added note regarding Sir Walter Dorling Smiles, MP for Blackburn 1931-1945, co. Down 1945-1950 and co. Down North 1950-1953, who died in the sinking of the ferry MV Princess Victoria in 1953
26 Jun 2009 added note regarding the assassination of Lord Frederick Charles Cavendish, MP for Yorkshire West Riding North 1865-1882, who was stabbed to death in Phoenix Park, Dublin, in 1882
added note regarding the Bermondsey by-election of October 1909 and the attempts made by the Suffragettes to destroy ballot papers
added note regarding Francis Charles Lawley, MP for Beverley 1852-1854
24 Jun 2009 added note regarding Walter Travers Scott-Elliot, MP for Accrington 1945-1950, who was murdered by his butler in 1977
added note regarding Edward Anthony Strauss, MP for Abingdon 1906-Jan 1910, Southwark West 1910-1918 and Southwark North 1918-1923, 1927-1929 and 1931-1939, who was sued for damages by a voter in 1913 for breach of contract for failing for fulfil his election promises
added note regarding Alexander Bannerman, MP for Aberdeen 1832-1847 and his subsequent role, while Governor of Newfoundland, in a constitutional crisis in that colony in 1861
added note regarding Otho William Nicholson, MP for Abbey 1924-1932, one of only three people to survive a plane crash at Heathrow in 1948
23 Jun 2009 recorded death of Sir Derrick Thomas Louis Bailey, 3rd baronet
recorded death of Charles Kemp Davidson, Lord Davidson, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland 1983-1996
22 Jun 2009 recorded appointments of Baron Darzi of Denham, Baron Hunt of Kings Heath, Baron Paul, Baron Shutt of Greetland, Baroness Anelay of St. Johns, Baroness D'Souza and Baroness Vadera to the Privy Council
21 Jun 2009 added notes regarding the actions which led to the award of the Victoria Cross to all of those who qualify for inclusion in these pages, specifically:-
 * Augustus Henry Archibald Anson, MP for Lichfield 1859-1868 and Bewdley 1869-1874
 * Sir Fenton John Aylmer, 13th baronet
 * Gordon Campbell, MP for Burnley 1931-1935
 * Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire [L]
 * Sir John Edmund Commerell, MP for Southampton 1885-1888
 * Sir William James Montgomery-Cuninghame, 9th baronet and MP for Ayr Burghs 1874-1880
 * Percy Thompson Dean, MP for Blackburn 1918-1922
 * Alexander Edward Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore
 * Sir Charles Crauford Fraser, MP for Lambeth North 1885-1892
 * Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg
 * Robert Gee, MP for Woolwich West 1921-1922
 * Edric Frederick Gifford, 3rd Baron Gifford
 * John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort [I] and 1st Viscount Gort [UK]
 * Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie
 * Sir Henry Marshman Havelock-Allan, 1st baronet and MP for Sunderland 1874-1881 and Durham South East 1885-1892 and 1895-1897
 * Robert James Loyd-Lindsay, 1st Baron Wantage and MP for Berkshire 1865-1868
 * Charles Anthony Lyell, 2nd Baron Lyell
 * Sir Percival Scrope Marling, 3rd baronet
 * Sir John Penistone Milbanke, 10th baronet
 * George Randolph Pearkes, PC [Canada] 1957
 * Lord Henry Hugh Manvers Percy, MP for Northumberland North 1865-1868
 * Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts
 * Sir Charles Russell, 3rd baronet and MP for Berkshire 1865-1868 and Westminster 1874-1882
 * Robert Edward Dudley Ryder, MP for Merton and Morden 1950-1955
 * William Philip Sidney, 6th Baron De L'Isle and Dudley and 1st Viscount De L'Isle and MP for Chelsea 1944-1945
 * Sir John George Smyth, 1st baronet and MP for Norwood 1950-1966
 * Sir Tasker Watkins, PC 1980
 * Sir Henry Sacheverell Wilmot, 5th baronet and MP for Derbyshire South 1869-1885
 * Sir Arthur Knyvet Wilson, OM 1912
 * Wallace Duffield Wright, MP for Tavistock 1928-1931
19 Jun 2009 recorded death of Ralf Dahrendorf, Baron Dahrendorf [L]
17 Jun 2009 added note regarding the death of Sir Samuel Romilly, MP for Queenborough 1806-1807 and Horsham 1807-1812, who took his life in a fit of grief following the death of his wife
added note regarding William James (Liam) Mellowes, MP for Meath North and Galway East 1918-1922, who was executed by the Irish government in December 1922 in reprisal for the assassination of Sean Hales, Deputy Speaker of the Irish Parliament
added note regarding the assassination in 1927 of Kevin Christopher O'Higgins, MP for Queen's County 1918-1922
added note regarding Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale
added note (under Sir Roland Jennings, MP for the Hallam division of Sheffield 1939-1959) regarding the law relating to government posts and offices of profit under the Crown and the changes in such legislation over the last 300 years
15 Jun 2009 added note regarding Cecil John L'Estrange Malone, MP for Leyton East 1918-1922 and Northampton 1928-1931. Although not elected as such, he was the first Communist to sit in the House of Commons
added note regarding William Copeland Borlase, MP for Cornwall East 1880-1885 and St. Austell 1885-1887
13 Jun 2009 added note regarding Mary, Duchess of Sutherland (2nd wife of the 3rd Duke of Sutherland)
added note regarding George Hampden Whalley, MP for Peterborough 1880-1883
8 Jun 2009 recorded appointments of Sadiq Aman Khan, Angela Evans Smith, Paul Gerard Goggins and Michael O'Brien to the Privy Council
7 Jun 2009 added note concerning Hector John Graham-Toler, 2nd Earl of Norbury, who was murdered in January 1839
6 Jun 2009 recorded appointment of Andrew, Baron Adonis and Benjamin Bradshaw to the Privy Council
5 Jun 2009 added note regarding the death of Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt, who drowned in a well, apparently having fallen in while attempting to rescue his dog
4 Jun 2009 added note regarding the 1st Baron Alington's "White Farm" in which every animal, bird and flower was white
3 Jun 2009 added note regarding James Godfrey MacManaway, MP for Belfast West Feb - Oct 1950, and a discussion of the history of the eligibility of clergy to sit in the House of Commons
added note regarding Philip Kirkland Glazebrook, MP for Manchester South 1912-1918. Although he was a candidate for this seat at the Dec 1910 general election, his nomination was lodged 6 minutes late and his opponent was returned unopposed
recorded death of Sir Michael William Hanham, 12th baronet
2 Jun 2009 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Anthony Peter Clarke, who took the title of Baron Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony
added note regarding the death of Sir Alexander Boswell, 1st baronet (and the son of James Boswell, biographer of Dr. Johnson) in a duel in March 1822
31 May 2009 added note regarding Emmaline Henley, wife of Anthony, 5th Baron Henley
added note regarding Sir John Corbin Chubb, who was convicted of attempted fraud in 1937
added note containing an amusing anecdote concerning Lionel Seymour William Dawson-Damer, 4th Earl of Portarlington
29 May 2009 added note regarding the suicide of John Calcraft, MP for Wareham 1786-1790, 1800-1806 and 1818-1831, Rochester 1806-1818 and Dorset 1831
28 May 2009 added note regarding Sir John Blundell Maple, 1st baronet and MP for Dulwich 1887-1903
27 May 2009 added note regarding Edwin John James, MP for Marylebone 1859-1861
24 May 2009 added note regarding Flora Rawdon-Hastings, Countess of Loudoun in her own right, and her daughter, Lady Flora Hastings, central figure of a major scandal in 1839
expanded note under the Earldom of Landaff in the light of more recent research on my part
21 May 2009 added note regarding Richard Power, MP for Monaghan Borough 1767-1768 and Tuam 1768-1772 in the Irish House of Commons
added note regarding James Moore O'Donell, MP for Ratoath 1798-1800 in the Irish House of Commons
added note regarding the death of Sir Barry Denny, 2nd baronet
added note regarding the death of Murrough O'Brien, 1st Marquess of Thomond
added note regarding John O'Neill, 1st Viscount O'Neill, who was killed during the Irish Rebellion of 1798
added note regarding Sir Herbert Scarisbrick Naylor-Leyland and the accidental death of the 1st baronet's father
added note regarding the suicide of Henry Brooke Parnell, 1st Baron Congleton
18 May 2009 uploaded new version of the Irish House of Commons page, which has undergone substantial revision
16 May 2009 recorded death of Christopher Hiley Ludlow Bathurst, 3rd Viscount Bledisloe
11 May 2009 thanks to Andrew Nisbet, was able to fill in an annoying gap in the dates of birth and death of Frank James, MP for Walsall in 1892
recorded death of Wayland Hilton Young, 2nd Baron Kennet
recorded death of Ernest Rogers Millington, MP for Chelmsford Apr 1945-1950, the last surviving member, to the best of my knowledge, of the House of Commons which sat during WW2
10 May 2009 added note regarding Sir Frederick John Falkiner, 1st baronet
added note regarding the death of Sir Andrew Ferguson, 1st baronet, who was killed when he fell through a broken bridge
added note regarding the Gormanston Foxes, which are alleged to appear each time the death of a Viscount Gormanston is imminent
9 May 2009 added note regarding Henry Barry, 4th Baron Barry of Santry, condemned to death (but later pardoned) in 1739 for the murder of one of his servants
8 May 2009 amended entry relating to the Anstruther baronetcy [GB 1798], which has now been held to have become extinct in 1980. My thanks to Richard Rutter for his advice on this matter.
7 May 2009 added note regarding Nathaniel Sneyd, MP for Cavan County 1801-1826, who was assassinated on a Dublin street in 1833
6 May 2009 added note regarding William Frederick Elliot Eden, MP for Woodstock 1806-1810
added note regarding James Paull, MP for Newtown (Isle of Wight) 1805-1806
2 May 2009 recorded death of Colwyn Jestyn John Philipps, 3rd Viscount St. Davids. He was also Lord Hungerford, Lord Moleyns and Lord Strange de Knockin
25 Apr 2009 recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Lawrence Antony Collins on his appointment as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and who took the title of Baron Collins of Mapesbury
23 Apr 2009 recorded death of Sir Robin Danvers Penrose Gillett, 2nd baronet [1959]
22 Apr 2009 recorded death of James Larkin Jones CH
added note regarding Sir John Dean Paul, 2nd baronet, who was convicted of fraud and sentenced to transportation for 14 years
20 Apr 2009 added note regarding Spencer Cowper, MP for Bere Alston 1705-1710 and Truro 1715-1727, who stood trial for murder in 1699 in a case which became a milestone in medical jurisprudence
added note regarding Catherine Nairne, daughter of Sir Thomas Nairne, 3rd baronet, who was tried and convicted of incest and murder in 1765, before escaping from prison and fleeing to the Continent
19 Apr 2009 recorded death of Edward Alan John George, Baron George [L]
16 Apr 2009 recorded death of Sir Clement Raphael Freud, MP for Isle of Ely 1973-1983 and Cambridgeshire North East 1983-1987
15 Apr 2009 recorded death of William Henry Leicester Stanhope, 11th Earl of Harrington
added note regarding James Butler, 13th Baron Dunboyne, who was indicted for perjury in 1850 for incorrectly describing himself as a widower upon the occasion of his marriage
added note regarding Sir William Massingberd, 2nd baronet, and his alleged murder of his daughter's lover
added note regarding Sir Tristram Dillington, 5th baronet, and some anecdotes relating to alleged hauntings of the family home
9 Apr 2009 recorded death of Philip Brian Cecil Moore, Baron Moore of Wolvercote [L]
recorded death of Gordon Slynn, Baron Slynn of Hadley [L]
8 Apr 2009 added a note detailing a number of anecdotes relating to the Howth peerage
added note (under Northampton in the House of Commons pages) regarding an alleged dream which predicted the assassination of Prime Minister Spencer Perceval in 1812
added notes regarding the 10th and 11th Earls of Egmont
7 Apr 2009 recorded death of William Hugh Amherst Cecil, 4th Baron Amherst of Hackney
2 Apr 2009 recorded death of Peter John Horatio Nelson, 9th Earl Nelson
recorded death of Arthur Paul Dean, Baron Dean of Harptree [L]
1 Apr 2009 added note regarding the history of the MacRobert baronetcy
recorded death of Michael John Ward. MP for Peterborough 1974-1979
recorded death of Charles Anthony Peter Duncombe, 6th Baron Feversham
recorded death of Sir Sacheverell Reresby Sitwell, 7th baronet [1808]
30 Mar 2009 added note regarding Francis Charles Hughes-Hallett, MP for Rochester 1885-1889
added note regarding Edward Samuel Wesley de Cobain, MP for Belfast East from 1885 until his expulsion in 1892
added note regarding Edmund Hope Verney, MP for Buckingham from 1889 until his expulsion in 1891
25 Mar 2009 recorded death of Timothy Denis Brinton, MP for Gravesend 1979-1983 and Gravesham 1983-1987
recorded death of Douglas Cockburn Frith [PC Canada 1984]
22 Mar 2009 added note regarding Sir James Francis Rivers, 10th baronet
added note regarding Sir Horatio Henry Wraxall, 4th baronet
21 Mar 2009 added note regarding Sir Philip Dawson, MP for Lewisham West 1921-1938
added notes regarding Sir Gilbert Edward Campbell, 3rd baronet, and his son, Sir Claude Robert Campbell, 4th baronet
recorded death of Alastair Ivor Gilbert Boyd, 7th Baron Kilmarnock
added note regarding Benjamin Walsh, MP for Wootton Bassett 1808-1812, who was expelled from the House of Commons in 1812
17 Mar 2009 recorded death of Sir Charles William Willink, 2nd baronet [UK 1957]
12 Mar 2009 recorded death of James John Clyde, Baron Clyde, former Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary
9 Mar 2009 added note regarding Hayes St. Leger, 4th Viscount Doneraile, who died of rabies after being bitten by his pet fox
added note regarding Elizabeth St. Leger, daughter of the 1st Viscount Doneraile, who, by some accounts, was the first female Freemason
added note regarding the history of the Leman baronetcy after its presumed extinction in 1762
8 Mar 2009 added note regarding the death of Sir Charles Pym, 2nd baronet, following an argument in a tavern in 1688
added note regarding Sir Richard Mansel, 6th baronet, who was tried for murder in 1693
6 Mar 2009 expanded note regarding the death of Sir Cholmeley Dering, 4th baronet
recorded death of Frederick William Henry Francis Conyngham, 7th Marquess Conyngham
5 Mar 2009 recorded death of Gilbert Parent [PC Canada 2001]
3 Mar 2009 recorded appointment of Sir Patrick Elias to the Privy Council
2 Mar 2009 George John Patrick Dominic Townshend, 7th Marquess Townshend today became the longest ever holder of a peerage. He succeeded to his peerage on 17 Nov 1921 and as at 2 Mar 2009 has held the peerage for 87 years 105 days, breaking the record previously held by the 13th Lord Sinclair, who had held his peerage for 87 years 104 days when he died in 1863.
22 Feb 2009 recorded death of James White, MP for Glasgow Pollok 1970-1987
recorded death of Sir Richard John Uniacke Barrow, 6th baronet [UK 1835]
recorded death of Ronald Ernest Dearing, Baron Dearing [L]
20 Feb 2009 recorded appointment of Kim Scott Howells to the Privy Council
8 Feb 2009 added note regarding the death of the 12th Earl of Lauderdale and the subsequent claims made to the title
recorded death of Patrick Maitland Wilson, 2nd Baron Wilson. The peerage has now become extinct
7 Feb 2009 added note regarding the death of Evan Frank Mottram Durbin, MP for Edmonton 1945-1948, who drowned while rescuing his daughter and another child from heavy seas in 1948
4 Feb 2009 added note regarding the death of Thomas Ffrench, 2nd Baron Ffrench, in 1814
3 Feb 2009 recorded creation of life peerage for Evan Mervyn Davies, who took the title of Baron Davies of Abersoch
30 Jan 2009 added note regarding the death of Thomas North Graves, 2nd Baron Graves, in 1830
29 Jan 2009 recorded death of William Ronald Robertson, 2nd Baron Robertson of Oakridge
28 Jan 2009 recorded death of Anthony Audley Rupert Blyth, 4th Baron Blyth
recorded appointment of Sir Jeremy Mirth Sullivan to the Privy Council
27 Jan 2009 recorded death of Sir John Hugh Dalrymple-Hay, 7th baronet [GB 1798]
25 Jan 2009 recorded death of David Leigh Kerr, MP for Wandsworth Central 1964-1970
24 Jan 2009 added note regarding Sir Peter Payne, titular 3rd baronet [GB 1737]
23 Jan 2009 recorded death of Sir Christopher Eric Forbes Adam, 3rd baronet [UK 1917]
22 Jan 2009 recorded deaths of Colin Barry Phipps, MP for Dudley West 1974-1979 and Bertie Hazell, MP for Norfolk North 1964-1970 (who was one of the few MPs to reach his centenary)
added notes regarding Howe Peter Browne, 2nd Marquess of Sligo and George Ulick Browne, 6th Marquess of Sligo
20 Jan 2009 recorded death of Sir Edward Sydney Hamilton, 7th baronet [GB 1776] and 5th baronet [UK 1819]. Both baronetcies are now extinct
19 Jan 2009 added note regarding Viscount Forth, son of the 5th Earl of Perth
16 Jan 2009 recorded death of John Cyril Edmondson, 2nd Baron Sandford
15 Jan 2009 recorded appointment of Sir Patrick Coghlin to the Privy Council
added note regarding Hugh Watt, MP for Camlachie 1885-1892, who was imprisoned for attempting to procure the murder of his ex-wife
recorded death of Peter Stewart Lane, Baron Lane of Horsell [L]
recorded death of Sir David St. Vincent Llewellyn, 4th baronet
14 Jan 2009 added note regarding James Boothby Burke Roche, 3rd Baron Fermoy
added note regarding Sir Francis Laurence John Barrow, 4th baronet
11 Jan 2009 added note regarding Richard Henry Boyle, 6th Earl of Shannon
added note regarding the "Great Shrewsbury Case" of 1857-1858
10 Jan 2009 added note regarding the unsuccessful claim made to the Earldom of Seafield in 1925/26
9 Jan 2009 added note regarding the Breadalbane Peerage Case of 1866
8 Jan 2009 added note detailing the history of the Borthwick peerage
3 Jan 2009 recorded death of David Henry Arthur Nicolson, 4th Baron Carnock
1 Jan 2009 recorded death of Sir John Wyndham Edward Hanmer, 8th baronet [GB 1774]
29 Dec 2008 added note regarding Henry Windsor Villiers-Stuart, MP for co. Waterford 1873-1874 and 1880-1885, and claimant for the barony of Stuart de Decies
28 Dec 2008 added note regarding the claim to the Dukedom of Sussex in 1844
27 Dec 2008 added note regarding Eleanor, Countess of Stair, particularly describing an incident in her life which was later used by Sir Walter Scott as the basis of one of his stories
added note regarding Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, MP for Tipperary 1869-1870, and in particular details of the failed attempt on his life in New York in February 1885
added note regarding Heneage Finch, 7th Earl of Aylesford, a central figure in one of the greatest scandals of the Victorian era
26 Dec 2008 recorded death of Harold Pinter CH
18 Dec 2008 added note regarding Sir Edward William Crosbie, 5th baronet, victim of a judicial murder during the Irish Rebellion of 1798
recorded death of Sir John William Basil Kelly PC [NI] 1969
17 Dec 2008 added note regarding George Edward Waldegrave, 7th Earl Waldegrave, who in 1841 was imprisoned for six months for assaulting a policeman
15 Dec 2008 recorded death of Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss and 8th Earl of March
added note regarding the claim made to the Waterford peerage between 1913 and 1918
added note regarding the tradition of the 'Curse of the Waterfords', together with details of a number of violent deaths suffered by members of this family
14 Dec 2008 added note regarding the various claims made to the Viscountcy of Tracy during the 19th century
11 Dec 2008 added note regarding Thomas Oliver Plunkett, 11th Baron Louth, who was imprisoned for abusing his powers as a magistrate by unjustly imprisoning one of his tenants
added note regarding the Fitzwilliam Legitimacy Case of 1951, which decided the next heir to the Fitzwilliam earldom
added note regarding Matthew Gregory Lewis, MP for Hindon 1796-1802, and author of "The Monk", possibly the most lurid of all Gothic novels
10 Dec 2008 recorded appointment of Sir Richard John Pearson Aikens to the Privy Council
9 Dec 2008 added note regarding Henry Sandford, 2nd Baron Mount Sandford, who was kicked to death in a brawl in Windsor during the Ascot race week in 1828
added note regarding John Francis Miller Erskine, 25th Earl of Mar, convicted in 1831 of assault by shooting in the direction of a Mr. John Oldham in a dispute over hunting rights
added note regarding Henry Francis Roper-Curzon, 14th Baron Teynham
recorded death of Sir Bernard Michael Francis Samuelson, 5th baronet [UK 1884]
6 Dec 2008 added note regarding David Ochterlony Dyce Sombre, MP for Sudbury 1841-1842, who was, to the best of my knowledge, the first member of a racial minority to be elected to the House of Commons
added note regarding John Dyke Acland, MP for Callington 1774-1778
5 Dec 2008 recorded death of Patrick Francis Maitland, 17th Earl of Lauderdale
3 Dec 2008 recorded death of Sir Edward Offley Bertram Wakeman, 6th baronet [1828]. The baronetcy has now become extinct.
2 Dec 2008 added note regarding the Kennington election in January 1919, and in particular the legal position when a candidate dies after nomination but prior to polling day
added note regarding Alfred James Dobbs, the shortest- serving MP during the twentieth century, who was returned for Smethwick on 26 Jul 1945 and who was killed in a traffic accident on the following day
added notes regarding Thomas Higgins (Galway North 1906), Archibald Noel Skelton (Scottish Universities 1935), Sir Edward Taswell Campbell (Bromley 1945) and Leslie Pym (Monmouth 1945), each of whom was returned to the House of Commons posthumously
recorded death of Peter Wynford Innes Rees, Baron Rees [L], MP for Dover 1970-1974 and 1983-1987 and Dover and Deal 1974-1983
added note regarding Walter Powell, MP for Malmesbury 1868-1881, who was carried off in a balloon and never seen again
added note regarding Guy Cuthbert Dawnay, MP for the North Riding of Yorkshire 1882-1885, who was killed by a buffalo in East Africa in 1889
27 Nov 2008 recorded death of Raymond Joseph Perrault PC [Canada] 1974
25 Nov 2008 recorded death of Andrew John Bernard Rowe, MP for Kent Mid 1983-1997 and Faversham and Mid Kent 1997-2001
18 Nov 2008 recorded death of Philip Isaac Caplan. Lord Caplan, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland 1989-2000
15 Nov 2008 recorded death of Richard Charles Uryan Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor
11 Nov 2008 recorded creation of life peerage for Susan Catherine Campbell, who took the title of Baroness Campbell of Loughborough
8 Nov 2008 recorded result of by-election in Glenrothes, caused by the death of John MacDougall
6 Nov 2008 added note regarding Robert Wynn, 7th Baron Newborough, who in 1976 was fined for firing a cannon on his property which damaged a yacht which was sailing past at the time
5 Nov 2008 added note regarding Archibald Henry Maule Ramsay, MP for Peebles and Southern 1931-1945, the only MP to be interned during WW2
3 Nov 2008 recorded creation of life peerage for David Philip Pannick, who took the title of Baron Pannick
recorded death of Sir Arthur John Page, MP for Harrow West 1960-1987
2 Nov 2008 added note regarding Terence McSwiney, MP for Cork County Mid 1918-1920, who died as a result of a hunger strike
added note regarding Elizabeth 'Bessie' Braddock, MP for Liverpool Exchange 1945-1970
added note regarding the unsuccessful claims to the baronies of Montacute and Monthermer in 1928-1929
31 Oct 2008 recorded death of John Graham Cuckney, Baron Cuckney [L]
30 Oct 2008 recorded death of Rognvald Richard Farrer Herschell, 3rd Baron Herschell. This peerage has now become extinct.
29 Oct 2008 recorded appointments of Sir John Bernard Goldring and Sir Rupert Matthew Jackson to the Privy Council
27 Oct 2008 added note regarding Joseph Henry Leeson, 5th Earl of Milltown
24 Oct 2008 recorded death of David John Evans, MP for Welwyn Hatfield 1987-1997
23 Oct 2008 added note regarding William Humble Ward, 10th Baron Ward, and his aversion to the wearing of any form of clothing
expanded note regarding William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley
added note regarding Nicola Sophia, Lady Beresford, wife of Sir Tristram Beresford, 3rd baronet, who is one of the central characters in a famous Irish ghost story
21 Oct 2008 recorded appointment of Sir Terence Etherton to the Privy Council
added note regarding the wooing by Charles Radclyffe, titular 5th Earl of Derwentwater, of Charlotte, Countess of Newburgh
added note regarding Henry Cyril Paget, 5th Marquess of Anglesey
recorded death of Sir Nicholas John Redmayne, 2nd baronet [1964]
19 Oct 2008 added note regarding Hervey Raymond Morres, 2nd Viscount Mountmorres
added note regarding Henry Brydges, 2nd Duke of Chandos, whose second wife, a chambermaid at an inn, he purchased from her husband.
18 Oct 2008 recorded death of Sir Richard Guy Fison, 4th baronet [1905]
recorded death of Martin Raymond Peake, 2nd Viscount Ingleby. This peerage has now become extinct.
16 Oct 2008 recorded creation of life peerage for Paul Myners, who took the title of Baron Myners
recorded death of Daniel Edmund Awdry, MP for Chippenham 1962-1979
15 Oct 2008 recorded creation of life peerage for Stephen Carter, who took the title of Baron Carter of Barnes
14 Oct 2008 added note regarding the claims made to the Earldom of Crawford between 1809 and 1839
added note regarding the lengthy claims made over a period of 170 years for the Earldom of Banbury
added notes regarding the 2nd Earl of Selborne and the 2nd Baron Coleridge, both of whom were the central figures in cases relating to the timing of members of the House of Commons becoming disqualified to remain members after succeeding to a peerage
13 Oct 2008 recorded death of Sir James Wallace Stuart-Menteth, 6th baronet [1838]
added note regarding the death of Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke, MP for Reigate 1790-1806 and 1818-1831, St. Germans 1806-1810, West Looe 1812 and Sandwich 1812-1818
recorded creation of life peerage for Peter Benjamin Mandelson, who took the title of Baron Mandelson
9 Oct 2008 recorded death of Norman Hogg, Baron Hogg of Cumbernauld [L]
7 Oct 2008 recorded appointment of Matthew Gerard Clarke, Lord Clarke, to the Privy Council
6 Oct 2008 recorded appointment of eight new Privy Counsellors following recent UK Cabinet re-shuffle
4 Oct 2008 recorded death of George Morgan Thomson, Baron Thomson of Monifieth [L]
3 Oct 2008 added note regarding Arun Kumar Sinha, 2nd Baron Sinha, and his petition for a writ of summons to the House of Lords after the death of his father
added note on the descent of the barony of Macdonald and the baronetcy of Bosville-Macdonald following the death of the 3rd Baron Macdonald in 1832
recorded appointment to the Privy Council of James Murphy and Paul Rudd Drayson, Baron Drayson [L]
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Igor Judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, who took the title of Baron Judge
1 Oct 2008 added notes regarding the 4th and 5th Barons de Freyne
added note regarding John Nichols Thom, alias Sir William Courtenay, unsuccessful candidate for Canterbury at the 1832 general election
added note regarding the Douglas Inheritance Case of 1767-1769
30 Sep 2008 recorded death of Trevor Victor Norman Fortescue, MP for Garston 1966-1974
28 Sep 2008 added note regarding the claim made by James Percy to the Earldom of Northumberland between 1672 and 1689
recorded death of Sir Alfred Vincent Pease, 4th baronet [1882]
26 Sep 2008 added note regarding Amelia Radcliffe, self-proclaimed Countess of Derwentwater, and her attempts to reclaim her alleged family estates between 1865 and 1871
22 Sep 2008 added note regarding Thomas Thynne, MP for Wiltshire 1670-1682, murdered in his carriage in Pall Mall in 1682
21 Sep 2008 added note regarding the two sons of the 6th Earl of Rutland, who were allegedly killed by witchcraft, and for which two sisters were subsequently burnt at the stake
20 Sep 2008 added note regarding the death of the 10th Earl of Eglinton
added note regarding the murder of Martha Reay, mistress of the 4th Earl of Sandwich
added notes regarding the death of Charles Lyon, 6th Earl of Strathmore,
and the subsequent history of his widow, who caused a scandal when she married her groom
19 Sep 2008 added note regarding Washington Sewallis Shirley, 9th Earl Ferrers, the subject of a famous breach of promise case in 1846
added note regarding Lawrence Shirley, 4th Earl Ferrers, who was hanged for murder in 1760
17 Sep 2008 added note regarding James Douglas, 3rd Marquess of Queensberry, homicidal maniac and cannibal
16 Sep 2008 added note regarding the eccentricities of the 5th Marquess Townshend
added note concerning the death of Viscount Cantelupe, eldest son and heir of the 7th Earl de la Warr.
added note regarding the death of the 6th Earl de la Warr
added note regarding the unusual remainder to the Barony of Buckhurst created in 1864, and its subsequent overturning by the House of Lords Committee for Privileges in 1876
13 Sep 2008 added note regarding the St. Leonards Will Case of 1875-1876
12 Sep 2008 recorded death of Paul Glyn Williams, MP for Sunderland South 1953-1964
11 Sep 2008 added note regarding the incorrect publication in the newspapers of the death in a riding accident of Viscount Milton, heir to the Earldom of Fitzwilliam
10 Sep 2008 expanded note on the death of the 6th Earl of Aberdeen
recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Colin John MacLean Sutherland, Lord Carloway, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland
recorded death of James Gordon Macpherson, 2nd Baron Macpherson of Drumochter
added note regarding Henry Handcock, MP for Athlone 1856-1857, who was killed by a tiger at the age of 24
9 Sep 2008 added note regarding the Huntingdon peerage claim of 1818-1819
added note regarding Jasper Douglas Pyne, MP for Waterford West 1885-1888
7 Sep 2008 added note on the Mountgarret peerage case of 1854
recorded death of Sir Denis Eric Rooke OM
6 Sep 2008 added note regarding the Leigh Peerage claim of 1829, and subsequent events
2 Sep 2008 added note regarding the Berkeley Peerage case of 1811, together with notes on the 5th Earl of Berkeley and Thomas Moreton Fitzhardinge Berkeley, styled Viscount Dursley, MP for Gloucestershire 1810
1 Sep 2008 added note regarding the death of Robert Crichton, 8th Lord Crichton of Sanquhar, executed for murder in 1612
28 Aug 2008 added note regarding the accidental death of the 10th Lord Beaumont in 1895
added note regarding John Bell, MP for Thirsk 1841-1851, who was found to be insane by a commission of inquiry in July 1849
25 Aug 2008 added note regarding Lady Sophia Scott, wife of Sir Samuel Scott, 6th baronet
added note regarding Sir Charles Lockhart-Ross, 9th baronet, and his father and grandfather.
23 Aug 2008 recorded death of Philip Norman Hocking, MP for Coventry South 1959-1964
21 Aug 2008 recorded death of Leopold Abse, MP for Pontypridd 1958-1983 and Torfaen 1983-1987
19 Aug 2008 recorded death of Sir Kenneth Garnar Newton, 3rd baronet [1924]
15 Aug 2008 recorded death of Alexander John Bruce-Lockhart, Baron Bruce-Lockhart [L]
14 Aug 2008 recorded death of Frederick Alfred Milo Cripps, 4th Baron Parmoor
recorded death of John MacDougall, MP for Glenrothes since 2005
13 Aug 2008 recorded death of Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 8th Earl of Radnor
7 Aug 2008 recorded death of Sir Michael Henry Basil Peto, 4th baronet [1927]
5 Aug 2008 recorded death of Thomas John Ashton, 3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde
31 Jul 2008 added note regarding Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond
added note regarding the Somerset peerage claim of 1923-1925
added note regarding Edward Adolphus Seymour, 12th Duke of Somerset, and his sons, Lord Edward Adolphus Ferdinand Seymour, styled Earl St. Maur, and Lord Edward Percy Seymour
30 Jul 2008 recorded death of Eric Graham Varley, Baron Varley [L]
29 Jul 2008 recorded death of David Russell Russell-Johnston, Baron Russell-Johnston [L]
27 Jul 2008 added lengthy note regarding the imposture of "Sir Richard Hugh Smyth" to the baronetcy of Smyth of Long Ashton, Somerset [1763]
26 Jul 2008 added note regarding Robert Balfour, 5th Lord Balfour of Burleigh
25 Jul 2008 recorded result of by-election held in Glasgow East, following the retirement for health reasons of David Marshall
23 Jul 2008 recorded death of Donald Gresham Stokes, Baron Stokes [L]
recorded death of John Joseph Benedict Hunt, Baron Hunt of Tanworth [L]
12 Jul 2008 added note regarding Eveleen Smith-Gray, Lady Gray (19th holder of the title)
recorded result of by-election held in Haltemprice and Howden, where David Davis was re-elected
10 Jul 2008 added note regarding Sir Richard Bethell, 1st Baron Westbury
7 Jul 2008 recorded creation of life peerage for Michael Walton Bates, who took the title Baron Bates
6 Jul 2008 added note regarding an amusing story relating to the 1st Viscount Mersey's pet bulldog.
expanded note regarding Alan Plantagenet Stewart, 10th Earl of Galloway
5 Jul 2008 recorded death of Robert Nivison, 3rd Baron Glendyne
3 Jul 2008 added note regarding Sir Lambton Loraine, 11th baronet, and his role in the 'Virginius Incident' of November 1873
added notes regarding the 8th and 10th Earls of Shaftesbury
2 Jul 2008 recorded death of William de L'Aigle Buchan, 3rd Baron Tweedsmuir
1 Jul 2008 recorded death of Terence Fields, MP for Broadgreen Liverpool 1983-1992
30 Jun 2008 added note regarding Sir William Augustus Congreve, 3rd baronet [1812] who disappeared around 1860 and was never heard of again
added note regarding Sir Eardley Gideon Culling Eardley, 4th baronet, who was imprisoned for 18 months in 1868 for bigamy
29 Jun 2008 recorded election of John Michael Howell as MP for Henley, following the resignation of Boris Johnson, elected Mayor of London
26 Jun 2008 added note regarding Henry Brougham Loch, 1st Baron Loch
20 Jun 2008 added note regarding William Beckett-Denison, MP for East Retford 1876-1880 and Bassetlaw 1885-1890
recorded death of Alan Charles Macpherson Johnston, Lord Johnston, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland
19 Jun 2008 added note regarding Sarah, Lady Gooch, wife of Sir Francis Robert Sherlock Gooch, 8th baronet
added note regarding Lady Florence Dixie, wife of Sir Alexander Beaumont Churchill Dixie, 11th baronet
18 Jun 2008 added note regarding Henry James FitzRoy, styled Earl of Euston, son of the 7th Duke of Grafton.
16 Jun 2008 recorded appointment of Richard George Rogers, Baron Rogers of Riverside [L], as a Companion of Honour in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honours.
added note regarding Lord Arthur Pelham-Clinton, MP for Newark 1865-1868
added note regarding Archibald William Douglas, 8th Marquess of Queensberry, together with other members of the Douglas family
15 Jun 2008 added notes regarding various members of the Townshend family.
added note regarding John Dunn Gardner, MP for Bodmin 1841-1847
12 Jun 2008 added note regarding Byron Noel King-Noel, 12th Baron Wentworth
added note regarding Charles Adolphus Murray, 7th Earl of Dunmore
11 Jun 2008 added note regarding Lodge Raymond de Montmorency, 2nd Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency
added note regarding Sir Charles Tennant, 1st baronet
6 Jun 2008 recorded death of George Halifax Lumley-Savile, 3rd Baron Savile
recorded creation of life peerage for Dame Elizabeth Lydia Manningham-Buller, who took the title of Baroness Manningham-Buller
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir Robert Haldane Smith, who took the title of Baron Smith of Kelvin
recorded creation of life peerage for Sir John Frederick Mogg, who took the title of Baron Mogg
4 Jun 2008 recorded death of John Robert Cecil Manners, 5th Baron Manners
3 Jun 2008 recorded death of Sir Thomas Richard Valentine Blake, 13th baronet [I 1622]
2 Jun 2008 recorded death of Sir John Raymond Burrell, 9th baronet [GB 1774]
31 May 2008 added note regarding the deaths of John William Ramsay, 13th Earl of Dalhousie and his wife in 1887
added note regarding the death of Henry William John Byng, 4th Earl of Strafford, who was killed by a train in 1899
added note regarding William Byron, 5th Baron Byron
added note regarding Angela, Baroness Burdett-Coutts, one of the earliest victims of the phenomenon of celebrity stalking
30 May 2008 added notes regarding Henry Maxwell, 7th Baron Farnham and Somerset Henry Maxwell, 10th Baron Farnham
uploaded revised listing of Irish Privy Counsellors; this listing should now be complete for the period since 1711 (but only partially complete for the period 1660-1710)
26 May 2008 expanded existing note regarding Sir Claude Champion de Crespigny, 4th baronet
added note regarding David Stuart Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan
added note regarding John Toler, 1st Earl of Norbury
added note regarding George Samuel Browne, 8th Viscount Montagu
24 May 2008 recorded result of by-election held for constituency of Crewe and Nantwich following the death of Gwyneth Dunwoody
22 May 2008 recorded death of Thomas Burlison, Baron Burlison [L]
added note regarding the disappearance of Sir Arthur Colin Curtis, 3rd baronet, in 1898
added note regarding William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley
21 May 2008 added note regarding Lord Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford
19 May 2008 added note regarding Lady Eleanor Furneaux Smith, daughter of the 1st Earl of Birkenhead
recorded death of William John Blease, Baron Blease [L]
15 May 2008 added note regarding Owen Cosby Philipps, Baron Kylsant, who was convicted in 1929 of making false statements in a prospectus
recorded death of Peter Giles Thurnham, MP for Bolton NE 1983-1997
14 May 2008 recorded appointment to the Privy Council of Sir Stanley Jeffrey Burnton
13 May 2008 recorded death of Sir Charles Robert Rowley, 7th baronet [UK 1836] and 8th baronet [GB 1786]
12 May 2008 added note regarding Charles Mohun, 4th Baron Mohun of Okehampton
8 May 2008 recorded death of Janet Ray Michie, Baroness Michie of Gallanach [L], MP for Argyll and Bute 1987-2001
7 May 2008 added note regarding the disappearance of Albert Victor Grayson, MP for Colne Valley 1907-1910, who disappeared in September 1920
6 May 2008 recorded death of Richard Gordon Holme, Baron Holme of Cheltenham [L]
5 May 2008 added note regarding Henry St. John, 5th Viscount Bolingbroke and 6th Viscount St. John
added note regarding the unsuccessful claim to the Poulett Earldom in 1903
added note regarding the unsuccessful claim to the Barony of Morley, created by Writ of Summons in 1299, by James Thorne Roe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
4 May 2008 added note regarding Edward Henry Stuart Bligh, 7th Earl of Darnley
added note regarding George Sinclair, 4th Earl of Caithness [creation of 1455]
3 May 2008 added notes regarding Lawrence William Palk and Lawrence Edward Broomfield Palk, 3rd and 4th Barons Haldon respectively
added note regarding the murder of William Browne de Montmorency, 5th Viscount Mountmorres in 1880
1 May 2008 recorded death of Sir John Anthony Kershaw, MP for Stroud 1955-1987
30 Apr 2008 added note regarding Charles William Moore, 5th Earl of Mount Cashell
added note regarding Sir John Chandos Reade, 7th baronet [E 1661]
added note regarding Alan Plantagenet Stewart, 10th Earl of Galloway
recorded death of Sir John Vansittart Bowater, 4th baronet [UK 1914]
28 Apr 2008 added note regarding Sir William Gordon MacGregor, 4th baronet [UK 1828]
added note regarding Courtenay Robert Percy Vernon, 4th Baron Lyveden
added note regarding Arthur Augustus Perceval, 8th Earl of Egmont
added note regarding the Stamford peerage claim of 1892
added note regarding Sir William James Bull, MP for Hammersmith 1900-1918 and Hammersmith South 1918-1929
23 Apr 2008 added note regarding Ignatius Timothy Trebitsch Lincoln, MP for Darlington January - December 1910
recorded appointments as Knights of the Garter of HRH Prince William of Wales, Baron Luce and Sir Thomas Dunne
recorded death of Richard Thain Alexander, MP for Newark 1979-1997
21 Apr 2008 amended entry relating to Sir Michael Grierson, 12th baronet. Since the original patent was to heirs male whatsoever, it is unlikely that this baronetcy has become extinct and is therefore merely dormant
added note regarding the morganatic marriage of HRH George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge [creation of 1801]
added note regarding William de Berkeley, Lord Berkeley and Thomas Talbot, Viscount Lisle, and the Battle of Nibley Green, the last private battle to be fought on English soil
added note regarding Thomas, 1st Baron Arundell of Wardour
20 Apr 2008 added note regarding Sir Simon Peter Clarke, 5th baronet [NS 1617], who was convicted of highway robbery and transported to Jamaica
added note regarding Thomas Isaac Mardy Jones, MP for Pontypridd 1922-1931
19 Apr 2008 recorded death of Gwyneth Patricia Dunwoody, MP for Exeter 1966-1970, Crewe 1974-1983 and Crewe and Nantwich since 1983
18 Apr 2008 added note regarding Philip Herbert, 7th Earl of Pembroke [creation of 1551], who was tried for murder by his peers in 1678
added note regarding John Mitchel, twice elected for Tipperary in February and March 1875
recorded death of Donald James Dobbie Macfadyen, Lord Macfadyen, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland
16 Apr 2008 added notes regarding Philip Christopher Clarke and Thomas James Mitchell, elected for Fermanagh and South Tyrone, and Mid Ulster respectively at the 1955 General Election
added note regarding Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton, and, in particular, details of the Eglinton Tournament held in August 1839
15 Apr 2008 recorded death of Sir Charles Dixon Kimber, 3rd baronet [UK 1904]
recorded death of Dr. Jesse Dickson Mabon, MP for Greenock 1955-1974 and Greenock and Port Glasgow 1974-1983, PC 1977
14 Apr 2008 added note regarding Charles Henry George Howard, 20th Earl of Suffolk
added note regarding Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet Hastings, 4th and last Marquess of Hastings
added notes regarding Beauchamp Bagenal and Thomas Whalley to the Irish House of Commons page
12 Apr 2008 recorded death of Sir Timothy Robert Sherlock Gooch, 13th baronet [GB 1746]
11 Apr 2008 recorded death of Sir Alexander Maule Jardine, 12th baronet [NS 1672]
recorded death of Baron Beaumont of Whitley
recorded death of William Long (PC [NI] 1966)
10 Apr 2008 added notes regarding James Erskine, Lord Grange and James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, to the Scottish Lords of Session page
added note regarding the succession to the peerage of the 2nd Baron Stamp
recorded the death of Sir John Craven Carden, 7th baronet [GB 1787]
corrected the O'Brien baronets to read "O'Brien of Borris-in-Ossory, Queen's County, in lieu of the incorrect "Barris'
9 Apr 2008 uploaded new page showing the Senators of the College of Justice of Scotland since its inception in 1532
6 Apr 2008 added note relating to the assassination of the 6th Earl of Mayo
3 Apr 2008 recorded death of Sir Michael John Bewes Grierson, 12th baronet