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Miss Mary Adshead, mural painter, 90; Sir Nicholas Bayne, High Commissioner to Canada, 57; Sir Harold Beeley, historian and former ambassador, 85; Sir William Bentley, chairman, Society of Pension Consultants, and former ambassador, 67; Miss Claire Bloom, actress, 63; Sir Stephen Brown, former chairman, Stone-Platt Industries, 88; Mr Derek Conway MP, 41; Mr Dan Crompton, Chief Constable, Nottinghamshire, 53; Mrs Chloe Marion Davis, former Chairman, Consumer Affairs Group of National Organisations, 85; Sir Arthur de la Mare, former ambassador, 80; Sir Maurice Drake, High Court Judge, 71; Mr Frank Dunlop, former Director of the Edinburgh Festival, 67; Mr Paul Ferris, author and journalist, 65; Mr John Greenway MP, 48; Mr Gerald Harper, actor, 65; Mr Desmond Haynes, cricketer, 38; Miss Diana Jones, jockey, 44; Mr Charles Needham, former chairman, Coalite, 70; Sir Richard O'Brien, former chairman, Manpower Services Commission, 74; Mr William Reid, Ombudsman, 63; Miss Jane Seymour, actress, 43; Miss Clare Short MP, 48; Sir Adrian Swire, chairman, John Swire & Sons Ltd, 62; Sir Alan Ward, High Court judge, 56; The Right Rev Robert Woods, assistant Bishop, Gloucester, 80.