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Green, John Francis (1822-1834)

  • GB-2014-WSA-20566
  • Person
  • 1822-1834

GREEN, JOHN FRANCIS, brother of Thomas Green (qv, adm. 1832); b. 9 Oct 1822; bapt. 17 Nov 1822 at Badbury, Northants; adm. 28 May 1834 (Scott's); d. 27 Aug 1834.

Beale, Thomas, 1805-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-20565
  • Person
  • 1805-?

BEALE, THOMAS; b. 2 Jul 1805; adm. 25 May 1818 (Best's); d.

Corsellis, John, 1923-2018

  • GB-2014-WSA-19913
  • Person
  • 1923-2018

Corsellis, John, son of Douglas Henry Corsellis, barrister, and Helen Mary, sister of Philip Manley Bendall (qv); b. 14 Jan. 1923; adm. Sept. 1936 (H), (KS) Sept. 1937; left July 1940; articled clerk Herbert & Gowers Oxf. 1941-9; humanitarian aid worker Friends Ambulance Unit 1942, UNRRA 1945-7; adm. solicitor Mar. 1949; gen. sec., Educational Interchange Council 1949-62; OM (1st class) Fed. Rep. of Germany 1963; registrar, Bell Sch. of Languages 1962-92, subsequently bursar and principal; sec., Bell Educ. Trust 1952-92; registrar Camb. Centre for Languages, Sawston Hall 1982-91; retd. 1991; co-author Slovenia 1945: Memories of death and survival after World War II 2005 and co-researcher The Unassuming Sky: The Life and Poetry of Timothy Corsellis 2012; initiated Timothy Corsellis Prize Competition in memory of elder brother, featuring the World War II War Poets; John Corsellis archive accessible at History Dept., Univ. of East Anglia, Norwich; m. 26 May 1966 Ursula Ann Constance Alder OBE MA SRN SCM JP, author, d. of Haswell Alder, mining engineer, of Burnbridge, Yorks.; d. 18 Nov. 2018.

Lloyd-Jones, Peter Hugh Jefferd, 1922-2009

  • GB-2014-WSA-19857
  • Person
  • 1922-2009

Lloyd-Jones, Sir Peter Hugh Jefferd, son of Maj. William Lloyd-Jones DSO, Middlesex Regt, Capt. of Invalids Royal Hospital Chelsea, and Norah Leila, d. of Frederick Harris Jefferd of South Brent, Devon; b. 21 Sept. 1922; adm. Sept. 1935 (A, non-res. KS); left July 1940; Ch. Ch. Oxf., matric. 1940, Chancellor's Prize for Latin Prose, Ireland and Craven Schols, 1947, BA MA 1947 (1st class hons Litt. Hum.); Fellow of Jesus Coll. Camb. 1948, Corpus Christi Coll. Oxf. 1954; Regius Prof. of Greek, Univ. of Oxford, and Student of Christ Church 1960-89; FBA 1966; Kt 1989; author of The Justice of Zeus 1971, Blood for the Ghosts 1982; m. 1st 30 July 1953 Frances Elisabeth, d. of Rowland Herbert Berthold Hedley of Upper Norwood; 2nd 1982 Mary Lefkowitz, Andrew W. Mellon Prof. in the Humanities, Wellesley Coll. Mass., USA, d. of Har­old Rosenthal of New York; d. 5 Oct. 2009.

Swann, Donald Ibrahim, 1923-1994

  • GB-2014-WSA-19856
  • Person
  • 1923-1994

Swann, Donald Ibrahim, son of Herbert William Swann MB, of St Petersburg and London, and Naguime-Sultan, d. of Mohammed Piszoff of Askhabad, Transcaspia; b. 30 Sept. 1923; adm. Sept. 1936 (KS); left July 1941; Ch. Ch. Oxf., matric. 1941, BA MA 1948; Friends Ambulance 1942-5 (Middle East), UNRRA Greece 1945-6; a composer, pianist and entertainer; with Michael Flanders (qv) devised and performed a two-man farrago of songs and satirical sketches called At the Drop of a Hat, followed by its sequel At the Drop of Another Hat; in later years has com­posed lyrical songs, song cycles, cantatas, operas, carols and ballads; m. 7 Aug. 1955 Janet Mary, d. of Eric Oxborrow of Ipswich; d. 23 Mar. 1994.

Zoephel, Peter Charles, 1921-1943

  • GB-2014-WSA-18851
  • Person
  • 1921-1943

Zoephel, Peter Charles, son of Ernest Charles Zoephel of Chislehurst, Kent, and Dorothy Frances Gertrude, d. of Capt. William George Romeril MN, of Blackheath; b. 8 Sept. 1921; adm. Sept. 1935 (R); left Apr. 1939 and went to Milton Academy Boston, Mass.; Harvard Univ.; PO RCAF Ferry Command; lost at sea in the South Atlantic Jan. 1943.

Zerffi, Henry Gustavus Wentworth, 1881-1926

  • GB-2014-WSA-18849
  • Person
  • 1881-1926

Zerffi, Henry Gustavus Wentworth, son of Henry Charles Zerffi, of Maida Vale, London, by Lilian, fourth daughter of the Rev. William Henry Wentworth Atkins-Bowyer, Rector of Clapham, Surrey; b. July 12, 1881; adm. Sept. 27, 1895 (G); left July 1898; an artist; served in Great War I; Sergt. R.A.; severely wounded; d. Aug. 4, 1926.

Zanardi-Landi, Anthony Francis, 1902-1975

  • GB-2014-WSA-18848
  • Person
  • 1902-1975

Zanardi-Landi, Anthony Francis, son of Capt. Charles Zanardi-Landi (formerly known as Count C. P. de Zanardi-Landi), by Caroline Franceska Maria Hapsburg-Lorraine; b. Nov. 17, 1902; adm. Jan. 18, 1917 (A); left July 1920; Ch. Coll. Camb.; matric. Lent 1923; winner of the inter-coll. sabre comp. 1924 and represented Cambridge in Univ. Fencing 1924; Vice-pres. Robin International Inc., New York; managing director Rob. Int. Ltd. (Lond.); Director of Cinerama Exhibitors (Lond.) Ltd., Cinerama Distributors Ltd. and other com­panies; served in World War II with U.S. Forces 1940-9; Lieut.-Col. 2nd Batt. 160 Infantry California Nat. Guard; Officer of the Order of Leopold; Commandeur de l'Ordre de la Couronne, Belgium; Commandeur de Legion d'Honeur; m. Feb. 9, 1929, Annie Irma Lea, daughter of Jean Delville, Pres. Belgian Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels; d. 1975.

Younger, Henry, 1708-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-18847
  • Person
  • 1708-?

YOUNGER, HENRY, son of Very Rev. John Younger DD, Dean of Salisbury and Prebendary of St. Paul’s, and Henrietta Maria, dau. of Sir Richard Graham, Bart.; b. 3 Jul 1707/8; adm. (aged 9) May 1717; KS 1723; left 1725; St. John’s Coll. Oxford, matr. 6 Mar 1724/5; living 1728.

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