Thursday 15 August 1996
The Princess Royal, 46; Sir Charles Carter, economist, 77; Mr Jim Dale, actor, 61; Mr Edmund Dell, former government minister, and chairman, Prison Reform Trust, 75; Mr Hans Feibusch, mural painter and sculptor, 98; Mr James Flecker, Headmaster, Ardingly College, 57; Mr Lukas Foss, composer, 74; Miss Jenny Hanley, actress, 49; Dame Wendy Hiller, actress, 84; Miss Rita Hunter, soprano, 63; Lord Ingrow, former Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, 79; Miss Joan Jefferson (Lady Appleyard), former Headmistress, St Swithun's School, Winchester, 50; Mr Jack Lynch, former Prime Minister of the Irish Republic, 79; Mr Edward McMillan-Scott, MEP, 47; Sir Patrick Nairne, Chancellor, Essex University, 75; Sir Kenneth Newman, former Commissioner, Metropolitan Police, 70; Maj-Gen Kenneth Perkins, 70; Mr Oscar Peterson, jazz pianist, 71; Sir Oliver Popplewell, High Court judge, 69; Professor Sir Leon Radzinowicz, criminologist, 90; Lady Jean Rankin, Extra Woman of the Bedchamber to the Queen Mother, 91; Mr Martin Redmond MP, 59; Mr Jack Russell, cricketer, 33; Sir Michael Rutter, child psychiatrist, 63; Air Vice- Marshal John de Milt Severne, Extra Equerry to the Queen, 71; Lord Steyn, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 64; Sir Stephen Tumim, circuit judge and former Chief Inspector of Prisons in England and Wales, 66; The Hon William Waldegrave MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, 50; Sir Kenneth Warren, engineering consultant, 70; Air Vice-Marshal Sir William Wratten, 57.
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