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The Duchess of Gloucester, 48; Professor William Balchin, geographer, 78; Sir Brian Barder, High Commissioner to Australia, 60; Professor Arthur Bell, former director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 68; Lord Brightman, former Judge of Appeal, 83; Dame Catherine Cookson, novelist, 88; Miss Wendy Craig, actress, 60; The Earl of Cranbrook, chairman, English Nature, 61; Brigadier Jill Field, former director, Army Nursing Services, 60; Mr Stephen Frears, film director, 53; Mr David French, director, Relate, 47; Mr Ronald Hines, actor, 65; Mr Richard Hornby, former chairman, Halifax Building Society, 72; Sir Westrow Hulse, Bt, barrister, 85; Mr Alan Lamb, cricketer, 40; Mr Stanley Metcalfe, former chairman, Ranks Hovis McDougall, 62; Sir David Mitchell MP, 66; Mr Johnny Morris, broadcaster, 78; Sir Antony Pilkington, chairman, Pilkington plc, 59; Mr Lionel Richie, singer and songwriter, 45; Mr Budge Rogers, rugby player, 55; Professor Sir Richard Southwood, zoologist, and Pro Vice-Chancellor, Oxford University, 63; Mr John Taylor, rock singer, 34; Miss Claire Tomalin, writer, 61; Sir Haydn Tudor Evans, High Court judge, 74; The Right Rev John Waine, Bishop of Chelmsford, 64; Mr Brian Wilson, rock singer and composer, 53.