Person    | Male  Born 14/7/1928  Died 29/12/2012

William Rees-Mogg

Editor of The Times 1967-81. Also High Sheriff of Somerset in the late 1970s. Chairman of the Arts Council in the 1980s. Vice-Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors. In 1988 he became Baron Rees-Mogg of Hinton Blewettin in the County of Avon.

1962 married Gillian Shakespeare Morris, daughter of Thomas Morris, and went on to have 5 children, including the politicians: Jacob Rees-Mogg and Annunciata Rees-Mogg.

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William Rees-Mogg

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Trollope family

Unveiled by William Rees-Mogg in June 2000. Frances's date of birth, 1779 (ac...

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Wynkyn De Worde

Wynkyn De Worde

Printing pioneer. Born in Woerth, Alsace, and his modern name is a corruption of Wynkyn de Woerth so, disappointingly, his is not an example of nominative determinism, unlike Isambard Brunel.  Brou...

Person, Craft / Design, Journalism / Publishing, Netherlands

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Philip Geddes

Philip Geddes

Journalist, 24. From Geddes Trust (previously geddesprize.co.uk): The awards are named after Philip Geddes, a member of St Edmund Hall {Oxford University} and a journalist of considerable promise. ...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Tragedy

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Allen Lane

Allen Lane

Publisher. Born as Allen Lane Wlliams in Bristol. His uncle was John Lane, founder of the Bodley Head publishing house who took him into the business. By 1930 he had risen to the position of chairm...

Person, Journalism / Publishing

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Sunbeam

Sunbeam

Children's comic published by James Henderson and Sons. It featured 'Dr Rhino's Jolly Jungle Boys' and 'Willie And Winnie And Wuffles The Pup'. Originally called 'Sparks' it went through various ch...

Fiction, Children, Journalism / Publishing

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Chris Brasher

Chris Brasher

Athlete and journalist. Born Christopher William Brasher in Georgetown, Guyana. He was one of the pacemakers for Roger Bannister when he broke the four-minute mile barrier in 1954. He pioneered the...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Sport / Games, South America

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