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Lord Abernethy, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 55; Sir Kenneth Bond, former vice-chairman, GEC, 73; Sir Peter Crill, Bailiff of Jersey and judge of the Court of Appeal of Guernsey, 68; Mrs Josceline Dimbleby, writer on cookery, 50; Professor Sir Sam Edwards, physicist, 65; The Very Rev Eric Evans, Dean of St Paul's, 65; Mr Don Everly, rock singer, 56; Sir Douglas Hall Bt, former overseas governor, 84; Hildegarde (Miss Hildegarde Loretta Sell), singer and actress, 87; Sir Gordon Hobday, chancellor, Nottingham University, 77; Mr Adam Ingram MP, 46; Professor Douglas Johnson, historian, 68; Sir Maurice Laing, life president, John Laing plc, 75; Mrs Virginia Leng, three-day event rider, 38; Mr John Donald McCall, former chairman, Consolidated Gold Fields, 82; Sir Stanley Matthews, former footballer, 78; Sir John Nott, former chairman & chief executive of Lazards, 61; Professor Sir Mark Richmond, chairman, Science and Engineering Research Council, 62; Mr Peter Sallis, actor, 72; Miss Muriel Spark, novelist, 75; Sir Peter Tapsell MP, 63; Miss Renata Tebaldi, operatic soprano, 71; Mr Boris Yeltsin, president of the Russian Federation, 62.