Lord Ashby, former chancellor, Queen's University, Belfast, 88; Mr Paul Barker, writer and broadcaster, 57; Vice-Admiral Sir Stephen Berthon, 70; Mr Alan Brooker, chairman, Kode International, 61; Sir Giles Bullard, former diplomat, 66; Miss Antonia Byatt, writer, 56; Mr Charles Causley, poet and broadcaster, 75; Mr Carlo Curley, organist, 40; Sir James Duncan, chairman, Transport Development Group, 65; Mr Clifford Forsythe MP, 63; Sir Michael Franklin, former senior civil servant, 65; Mr Stephen Fry, actor and writer, 35; Mrs Mildred Gordon MP, 69; Lt-Col Sir John Johnston, former Comptroller, Lord Chamberlain's Office, 70; Mr Richard Meale, composer, 60; The Right Rev Cormac Murphy- O'Connor, Roman Catholic Bishop of Arundel & Brighton, 60; Brigadier Frank Stafford, former overseas administrator, 97; Sir Graham Swanwick, former High Court judge, 86; Mr John Sykes MP, 36; Mr Sam Torrance, golfer, 39; Mr Hugh Wright, chief master, King Edward's School, Birmingham, 54.
Rotary Club of London
Mr Neville Shulman, President of the Rotary Club of London, presided at a luncheon held yesterday at the London Marriott Hotel, London W1. The speaker was Claire Rayner. Sir Sigmund Sternberg, Mr Ken Standish, Mr Paul Winner, Mr Roy Standen and Mr Theo Bernsen attended.