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Obituaries

A

Michael AlisonMichael Alison

1926 - 2004
Conservative MP 
published in Yorkshire Post, 5 June 2004

 

Paddy AshdownPaddy Ashdown

1941 - 2018
Liberal MP and leader
published in the Journal of Liberal History, 102, Spring 2019

 

David AustickDavid Austick

1920 - 1997
Bookshop owner and Liberal politician
published in The Independent, 10 February 1997

 

B

johnbakerJohn Arnold Baker

1925 - 2016
Lawyer, judge, Liberal politician
published in The National Liberal Club News, issue 71, November 2016

 

Maureen BakerMaureen Baker

1932 - 2021
Activist and campaigner
published in The Guardian online, 28 February 2012 & The Guardian 10 April 2012

 

Paul BakerPaul Baker

1937 - 1998
Pharmacist and radical
an appreciation

 

Beaty RayRay Beaty

1935 - 2014
Journalist
published in NUJ News Leeds, January 2015

 

Audrey BeeAudrey Bee

1927 - 2020
Teacher and pianist
address at funeral, July 2020

 

Connell BeeConnell Bee

1922 - 2017
Aeronautical engineer
address at funeral, November 2017

 

Maury BenardDr Maury Benard

1916 - 2005
Leeds doctor, dentist and former Liberal councillor
published in Yorkshire Post, 6 November 2004

 

person

Gordon Bevans

1920 - 2012
Psychologist, musician and Liberal
published in Liberal Democrat News, 11 May 2012

 

Viv BinghamViv Bingham

1932 - 2012
Liberal
published in The Independent, 24 March 2012

 

boizot thPeter Boizot

1929 - 2018
Entrepreneur, restaurateur, Liberal, art collector and philanthropist
published in Liberal Democrat Voice, 4 January 2019

 

person

Claire Brooks

1931 - 2008
Liberal
in 'Mothers of Liberty', published by Liberal Democrat History Group, 2012

 

burrellMichael Burrell

1937 - 2014
Actor and writer
published in NLC News, issue 67, November 2014

 

C

person

Vyvyan Cardno

1908 - 2005
Conservative, honorary Alderman
published in Yorkshire Post, 27 August 2005

 

person Leslie Chapman

1910 - 1988
Inventor, painter, musician
published in the Armley Advertiser, May 1988

 

chesworth thDonald Chesworth

1923 - 1991
Politician and administrator
published in The Independent, 25 May 1991

 

chitnis thLord Chitnis of Ryedale

1936 - 2013
Liberal strategist
published in The Independent, 31 July 2013

chitnis th

Lord Chitnis of Ryedale

published in Liberator, September 2013
 

 

Maggie ClayMaggie Clay

1947 - 2009
Liberal politician
published in Liberal Democrat News, 10 April 2009

Maggie Clay

Maggie Clay

published in Yorkshire Post, 18 April 2009

 

Stanley CohenStanley Cohen

1927 - 2004
Labour politician
published in Yorkshire Post, February 2004

 

ken colyerKen Colyer

1928 - 1988
Jazz musician
published in The Independent, died 10 March 1988

 

Patrick CrottyPatrick Crotty

1920 - 1995
Lawyer and Conservative politician
an appreciation

 

Julian Cummins

Julian Cummins

1955 - 2007
Businessman, Liberal, Anglican priest, Territorial Army officer
published in Yorkshire Post, 17 February 2007

 

George CunninghamGeorge Cunningham

1931 - 2018
Labour politician, Hon Librarian NLC
published in NLC magazine, November 2018

 

D

dahrendorfRalf Dahrendorf: an appreciation

1929 - 2009
Sociologist, philosopher and Liberal politician
published in Liberator, September 2009

 

daleTom Dale

1931 - 2019
Liberal
published in NLC News 78, May 2020

 

Raymond Dean

Judge Raymond Dean

1923 - 2003
Lawyer
published in The Guardian, 23 October 2003

 

Baron DiamondJack Diamond

1907 - 2004
Labour politician
published in Yorkshire Post, 10 April 2004

 

E

evansLord Gryff Evans

1928 - 1992
Liberal
prepared for Lucy Johnson, Gruff Evans' granddaughter

 

Penny EwensPenny Ewens

1926 - 2020
Liberal, honorary Alderman
published in Yorkshire Post, 19 December 2020

 

ezra thDerek Ezra

1919 - 2015
NCB chairman, Liberal
published in National Liberal Club Magazine, issue 70, May 2016

 

F

Maurice FaureMaurice Faure

1922 - 2014
French deputy, Mayor of Cahors, Radical
published (in French) in Allier République, April 2014

 

Clement FreudClement Freud

1924 - 2009
Liberal MP
published in Liberator 334, July 2009

 

Jonathan FryerJonathan Fryer

1950 - 2021
Political activist, writer and broadcaster
published in The Guardian, 1st May 2021

 

G

Douglas GabbDouglas Gabb

1920 - 2020
Labour, honorary Alderman
published in the Yorkshire Post, 23 May 2020

 

Tony GreavesTony Greaves

1942 - 2021
Liberal politician
published in the Yorkshire Post online, 3 April 2021

Tony Greaves

Tony Greaves

published in The Guardian, 26 April 2021


Tony Greaves Tony Greaves, an appreciation

published in Liberal History Journal, Summer 2021


 

Jo GrimondJo Grimond: an appreciation

1913 - 1993
Liberal leader
published in Liberator, December 1993

 

John GunnellJohn Gunnell

1933 - 2008
Labour politician
published The Guardian, 12 February 2008

 

H

Pat Hawes Pat Hawes

1928 - 2017
Jazz musician
published in Just Jazz, issue 236, December 2017

 

Richard HoggartRichard Hoggart

1918 - 2014
Academic
published in the Financial Times, 12/13 April 2014

 

David Hudson

David Hudson

1924 - 2005
Conservative councillor
published in the Yorkshire Post, 30 October 2005

 

I

ingham thAlbert Ingham

1901 - 1990
Political party agent
published in The Independent, 16 April 1990

 

J

johnstonRussell Johnston

1932 - 2008
Liberal MP
published in Liberator, September 2008

 

Denis Mason JonesDenis Mason Jones

1918 - 2010
Architect and artist
published in The Independent, 22 March 2010

 

Trevor JonesTrevor Jones

1927 - 2016
Liberal
published in The Guardian, 24 September 2016

Trevor JonesTrevor Jones

published in Liberal History Journal, issue 93, Winter 2016-2017


 

K

Graham KirklandDr Graham Kirkland

1936 - 2016
GP and Liberal politician
published in the Yorkshire Post, 22 October 2016

 

Joe KitchenJoseph Kitchen

1922 - 2007
Labour councillor
published in the Yorkshire Post, 19 May 2007

 

Peter KnowlsonPeter Knowlson

1931 - 2011
Liberal
published in Liberal Democrat News, 2 September 2011

 

L

Enid LakemanEnid Lakeman

1903 - 1995
Politician and electoral reformer
published in The Independent, 12 January 1995

Enid Lakeman

Enid Lakeman

in 'Mothers of Liberty', published by Liberal Democrat History Group, 2012

 

 

Eric LubbockEric Lubbock

1928 - 2016
Politician
published in National Liberal Club Magazine, issue 70, May 2016

 

M

Robert MaclennanRobert Maclennan (Lord Maclennan of Rogart)

1936 - 2020
Politician
published in Journal of Liberal History, 106, Spring 2020

 

Diana MaddockDiana Maddock

1945 - 2020
Politician
published in The Guardian, 14 July 2020

 

Min MarksMin Marks

1920 - 2021
Communist activist and Bletchley Park associate
published in The Guardian 'Other Lives', 10 February 2022

 

Albert McElroyRev Albert McElroy

1915 - 1975
Minister of religion and politician
published in Liberal News, 13 December 1985

 

Joseph MellorJoseph Mellor

1869 - 1938
Liberal Scientist
published in NLC News 68, May 2015

 

Merlyn ReesLord Merlyn-Rees

1920 - 2006
Labour MP
published in the Yorkshire Post, 6 January 2006

 

person

Sam Micklem

1933 - 2012
Liberal
published in Liberal Democrat News, 14 September 2012

 

Trevor MillingtonTrevor Millington

1958 - 2012
Lawyer
published in The Guardian, Other Lives, 22 February 2012

 

Richard MooreRichard Moore

1931 - 2019
Liberal
published in The Guardian, 2019

Richard Moore

Richard Moore

published in Journal of Liberal History, 103, Summer 2019

 

 

David MorrishDavid Morrish

1931 - 2018
Liberal
published in The Guardian, 28 May 2018

 

Joan MorrishDavid and Joan Morrish

Joan - 1926 - 2018
Liberal
published in Liberator 391, August 2018

 

N

Dadabhai Naoroji

Dadabhai Naoroji

1825 - 1917
First Asian MP
published in the National Liberal Club magazine, November 2017

 

Brooke NelsonBrooke Nelson

1933 - 2017
Liberal, honorary Alderman
published in the Yorkshire Post, 10 June 2017

 

O

Mike OborskiMike Oborski

1946 - 2007
Politician
published in The Guardian, 5 April 2007

 

Ed O'DonnellEd O'Donnell

1927 - 2014
Jazz musician
published in Just Jazz, May 2014

 

P

Jerry PearlmanJerry Pearlman

1933 - 2018
Lawyer
published in the Yorkshire Post & Yorkshire Evening Post, 24 March 2018

 

Denis Pedder

Denis Pedder

1927 - 2004
Liberal
published in the Yorkshire Post, 29 May 2004

 

Geoff PercivalRev Geoff Percival

1946 - 2009
Anglican minister and IT whizz
an appreciation, August 2009

 

Bill Pitt Bill Pitt

1937 - 2017
Liberal
published in The Guardian, 4 December 2017

Bill Pitt

Bill Pitt

published in Liberator, January 2018

 

Bill Pitt

Bill Pitt

published in Journal of Liberal History, 97, Winter 2017-18

 

Jack PrichardJack Prichard

1915 - 2004
Labour party activist and councillor
published in the Yorkshire Post, 11 September 2004

 

R

Lord RochesterLord Rochester

1916 - 2017
Military officer and Liberal politician
published in National Liberal Club Magazine, issue 72, May 2017

 

S

schellenbergKeith Schellenberg

1929 - 2019
Businessman
published in Yorkshire Post, 23 November 2019

 

Lord ShawMichael Shaw (Lord Shaw)

1920 - 2021
Conservative politician
published in Yorkshire Post, January 2021

 

sherwinDr Jeffrey Sherwin

1936 - 2018
GP, art collector, honorary Alderman
published in The Guardian, 13 February 2019 and The Jewish Chronicle, 15 February 2019

 

David ShuttDavid Shutt

1942 - 2020
Liberal politician
published in The Yorkshire Post, 7 November 2020

David Shutt

David Shutt

published in The Guardian, 20 January 2021


 

csmithSir Cyril Smith

1928 - 2010
Liberal politician
published in The Guardian, 4 September 2010

 

trevorsmithTrevor Smith

1937 - 2021
Academic and politician
published in The Guardian, 13 May 2021

 

Peter SparlingPeter Sparling

1933 - 2019
Conservative politician
published in the Yorkshire Post, 19 January 2019

 

Harry Swain

Harry Swain

1926 - 2000
JP, Labour politician
Letter in YEP

 

eric syddiqueEric Syddique

1936 - 2020
Chief executive of the Electoral Reform Society
published in NLC News 78, May 2020

 

T

Alf TallantAlf Tallant

1908 - 2003
Labour councillor
published in The Guardian, 19 September 2003

 

Joe Taylor

Joe Taylor

1918 - 2006
Labour councillor
published in Yorkshire Post, 17 June 2006

 

thorpe

Jeremy Thorpe

1929 - 2014
Liberal leader
Slightly extended version of the published article in Liberator 370, February 2015

thorpe

Jeremy Thorpe

Review of "A Very English Scandal", published in the Journal of Liberal History, issue 100, Autumn 2018

 

Geoff TordoffGeoff Tordoff

1928 - 2019
Liberal
published in Liberator, September 2019

Geoff Tordoff

Geoff Tordoff

published in Journal of Liberal History, Autumn 2019


 

W

Donald WadeDonald Wade

1904 - 1988
Liberal
published in The Independent, 9 November 1988

 

wainwright jJoyce Wainwright

1922 - 2011
Liberal
published in the Leeds Liberal Democrats Newsletter, March 2011

 

Richard WainwrightRichard Wainwright

1918 - 2003
Liberal MP
published in The Guardian, 17 January 2003

 

John WalkerJohn G Walker

1912 - 2009
JP, Liberal
published in Yorkshire Post, 22 August 2009

 

person

Eric Ward

1931 - 2006
Party agent
published in Yorkshire Post, 17 June 2006

 

Philip Watkins Philip Watkins

1930 - 1995
Accountant and Liberal politician
published in The Independent, 5 June 1995

 

Donald WebsterDonald Webster

1926 - 2002
Music critic
published in The Leeds Club newsletter - The Owl, May 2002

 

white thPeggy White

1927 - 2013
Conservative councillor
published in The Guardian, 15 July 2013

 

Ray WhitelockRay Whitelock

1921 - 2008
Liberal
published in Liberal Democrat News, March 2008

 

whithamHarry Whitham

1932 - 2015
Railwayman, wine connoisseur, musician, friend
Address at funeral service, July 2015

 

wigoderLord Wigoder of Cheetham

1921 - 2004
Liberal
published in the Yorkshire Post, 11 September 2004

 

wingfield thMargaret Wingfield

1912 - 2002
Liberal
published in The Guardian, 17 April 2002

 

woodhead thHarry Woodhead

1927 - 2017
Journalist
published in Leeds NUJ Newsletter, May 2017