Court Circular


12 March: The Prince Edward, President, the Lord's Taverners, this morning received the Chairman (Mr Brian Baldock) at Buckingham Palace.

His Royal Highness this evening visited the Ballooning Event 'Night Glow' in support of Comic Relief Red Nose Day, Hyde Park, London W1.

The Prince Edward later visited the volunteers in British Telecom Tower, 16 Cleveland Street, London W1.

His Royal Highness finally met participants and volunteers of the 'Night of Comic Relief' programme, BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12, and was received by the Chairman of Charity Projects (Mr Paul Jackson).

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.


12 March: The Prince of Wales this morning visited the London Clinic, 20 Devonshire Place, London W1.

Miss Belinda Harley was in attendance.

His Royal Highness, President, the Royal Naval Film Corporation, later embarked in HMS Marlborough and attended the Annual General Meeting and Luncheon (Commander Peter Eberle RN).

Commander Robert Fraser RN was in attendance.


12 March: The Duchess of Gloucester was represented by Mrs Michael Wigley (Lady-in- Waiting) at a Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Sir John Prideaux (President, Iris Fund for Prevention of Blindness) which was held at Southwark Cathedral, London SE1.

High Sheriffs

The Queen has pricked the names of the following to serve as High Sheriffs in England and Wales for the year 1993:

ENGLAND (except Cornwall, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Lancashire)

Avon: Hylton Henry Bayntun-Coward; Bedfordshire: Eric Dudley Fountain; Berkshire: Major Toby Clements Gore; Buckinghamshire: David Vereker Palmer; Cambridgeshire: Elizabeth Anne, The Hon Lady Hastings; Cheshire: The Hon Richard Henry Cornwall-Leigh; Cleveland: David Manners; Cumbria: Margaret Washington; Derbyshire: Rupert Hereward Turner; Devon: Sir John Dennis Boles; Dorset: Richard Guy Grosvenor de Pelet; Durham: Desmond Walker; East Sussex: Andrew Kerr Stewart- Roberts; Essex: Christopher Spencer Gosling; Gloucestershire: Charles Granville Moray Lloyd-Baker; Greater London: Anthony Charles Everett; Hampshire: Christopher Nevil Wilson; Hereford and Worcester: Stephen John Anthony Webb; Hertfordshire: Frank Edward Harvey; Humberside: Peter William Barker; Isle of Wight: David Brian Barrie Cheverton; Kent: The Hon Robin Charles Denison-Pender; Leicestershire: Robin Hylton Murray-Philipson; Lincolnshire: Anthony George Jarvis; Norfolk: Robert Edmond Buscall; Northamptonshire: John George Church; Northumberland: Roger Errington; North Yorkshire: Michael David Abrahams; Nottinghamshire: Juliet Lilias Mortensen; Oxfordshire: Sir David Black; Shropshire: Capt Roger Michael Gabb; Somerset: The Hon John Hedworth Jolliffe; South Yorkshire: Christopher Shelley Barker; Staffordshire: Charles Herbert Mitchell; Suffolk: Major Carol James Hay Gurney; Surrey: Rear- Admiral Sir Peter Anson; Tyne and Wear: Sir David Robert MacGowan Chapman; Warwickshire: Donald Charles Wasdell; West Midlands: John Ian Westwood; West Sussex: Richard Harry Goring; West Yorkshire: Geoffrey Flockton Armitage; Wiltshire: Lt-Gen Sir Maurice Johnston.


Clwyd: Philip Caulfield Godsal; Dyfed: Rosemary Rooney; Gwent: Simon Hugh Patrick Boyle; Gwynedd: Sir Richard Williams-Bulkeley; Mid-Glamorgan: Barbara Magdalene Ladbrooke; Powys: Capt Andrew James Gibson- Watt; South Glamorgan: Commander John Mascall Darby Curteis; West Glamorgan: Alan Charles Frederick Aylesbury.

Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs People

Geography Teacher

£24000 - £33600 per annum + pre 12 week AWR : Randstad Education Manchester Se...

E150/2014 - English Language Checker (Grade B3)

On Application: Council of Europe: The European Court of Human Rights’s judgme...

Marketing Executive

£28000 - £32000 per annum: Charter Selection: A professional services company ...

Project Manager - Bristol South West

£400 - £450 per day: Orgtel: Project Manager (PM), Key Banking Client, Retail ...

Day In a Page

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Peace without magnanimity - the summit in a railway siding that ended the fighting

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments

Peace without magnanimity - the summit in a railway siding that ended the fighting
Scottish independence: How the Commonwealth Games could swing the vote

Scottish independence: How the Commonwealth Games could swing the vote

In the final part of our series, Chris Green arrives in Glasgow - a host city struggling to keep the politics out of its celebration of sport
Out in the cold: A writer spends a night on the streets and hears the stories of the homeless

A writer spends a night on the streets

Rough sleepers - the homeless, the destitute and the drunk - exist in every city. Will Nicoll meets those whose luck has run out
Striking new stations, high-speed links and (whisper it) better services - the UK's railways are entering a new golden age

UK's railways are entering a new golden age

New stations are opening across the country and our railways appear to be entering an era not seen in Britain since the early 1950s
Conchita Wurst becomes a 'bride' on the Paris catwalk - and proves there is life after Eurovision

Conchita becomes a 'bride' on Paris catwalk

Alexander Fury salutes the Eurovision Song Contest winner's latest triumph
Pétanque World Championship in Marseilles hit by

Pétanque 'world cup' hit by death threats

This year's most acrimonious sporting event took place in France, not Brazil. How did pétanque get so passionate?
Whelks are healthy, versatile and sustainable - so why did we stop eating them in the UK?

Why did we stop eating whelks?

Whelks were the Victorian equivalent of the donor kebab and our stocks are abundant. So why do we now export them all to the Far East?
10 best women's sunglasses

In the shade: 10 best women's sunglasses

From luxury bespoke eyewear to fun festival sunnies, we round up the shades to be seen in this summer
Germany vs Argentina World Cup 2014: Lionel Messi? Javier Mascherano is key for Argentina...

World Cup final: Messi? Mascherano is key for Argentina...

No 10 is always centre of attention but Barça team-mate is just as crucial to finalists’ hopes
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer knows she needs Glasgow joy on road to Rio

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer needs Glasgow joy on road to Rio

18-year-old says this month’s Commonwealth Games are a key staging post in her career before time slips away
The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week

The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week

A future Palestine state will have no borders and be an enclave within Israel, surrounded on all sides by Israeli-held territory, says Robert Fisk
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The German people demand an end to the fighting

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments

The German people demand an end to the fighting
New play by Oscar Wilde's grandson reveals what the Irish wit said at his trials

New play reveals what Oscar Wilde said at trials

For a century, what Wilde actually said at his trials was a mystery. But the recent discovery of shorthand notes changed that. Now his grandson Merlin Holland has turned them into a play
Can scientists save the world's sea life from

Can scientists save our sea life?

By the end of the century, the only living things left in our oceans could be plankton and jellyfish. Alex Renton meets the scientists who are trying to turn the tide
Richard III, Trafalgar Studios, review: Martin Freeman gives highly intelligent performance

Richard III review

Martin Freeman’s psychotic monarch is big on mockery but wanting in malice