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1976 Birthday Honours

Index 1976 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1976 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries. [1]

25 relations: Asa Briggs, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, Benjamin Britten, Bill Gilbert (intelligence service director), Donald McCallum (engineer), Fred Ladd (aviator), Gordon Minhinnick, Henry May (New Zealand politician), Ian Mackintosh, J. D. Charlton Edgar, Jean Herbison, Jim Barnes (politician), John Currie Gunn, John Moore (Australian judge), Les Johnson (diplomat), Mayor of Timaru, Olivia Manning, Oscar Murton, Baron Murton of Lindisfarne, Peter Posnette, Philip Allen, Baron Allen of Abbeydale, Rex Nan Kivell, Rona Stevenson, Rowland Wright, Walter Hurst, William Whitfield (architect).

Asa Briggs

Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs (7 May 1921 – 15 March 2016) was an English historian.

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Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth

Barbara Mary Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, (23 May 1914 – 31 May 1981) was a British economist and writer interested in the problems of developing countries.

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Benjamin Britten

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.

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Bill Gilbert (intelligence service director)

Sir William Herbert Ellery "Bill" Gilbert (20 July 1916 – 26 September 1987), born Herbert Ellery Gilbert, was a New Zealand military leader and intelligence service director.

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Donald McCallum (engineer)

Sir Donald Murdo McCallum CBE FRAeS FREng FRSE FIET (6 August 1922 – 18 October 2011) was a Scottish radar engineer and an important industrialist.

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Fred Ladd (aviator)

Frederick Patrick "Fred" Ladd (27 October 1908 – 22 January 1989) was a New Zealand carrier, civilian and military pilot, tourism and aviation promoter.

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Gordon Minhinnick

Sir Gordon Edward George Minhinnick (13 June 1902 – 19 February 1992) was a New Zealand cartoonist.

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Henry May (New Zealand politician)

Henry Leonard James May (13 April 1912 – 22 April 1995) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.

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Ian Mackintosh

Lieutenant Commander Hamish Ian Mackintosh, (born 26 July 1940; disappeared 7 July 1979) was a British Royal Navy officer, a writer of thriller novels, and a screenwriter for British television.

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J. D. Charlton Edgar

James Douglas Charlton Edgar (22 May 1903 – 12 October 1976) was a New Zealand art teacher, artist and art gallery director.

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Jean Herbison

Dame Jean Marjory Herbison (29 April 1923 – 20 May 2007) was a New Zealand academic, educator, researcher and Chancellor of the University of Canterbury.

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Jim Barnes (politician)

Sir James George Barnes (24 September 1908 – 6 June 1995) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.

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John Currie Gunn

Sir John Currie Gunn (13 September 1916 – 26 July 2002) was an influential Scottish mathematician and physicist.

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John Moore (Australian judge)

Sir John Cochrane Moore AC (5 November 191530 August 1998) was an Australian jurist.

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Les Johnson (diplomat)

Sir Leslie Wilson "Les" Johnson (2 April 191631 August 2000) was an Australian public servant and diplomat.

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Mayor of Timaru

This is a list of mayors of Timaru, New Zealand, and includes the former Timaru Borough and the current Timaru District Council.

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Olivia Manning

Olivia Mary Manning (2 March 1908 – 23 July 1980) was a British novelist, poet, writer, and reviewer.

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Oscar Murton, Baron Murton of Lindisfarne

Henry Oscar Murton, Baron Murton of Lindisfarne (8 May 1914 – 5 July 2009) was a British Conservative Party politician.

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Peter Posnette

Peter Posnette (real name Adrian Frank Posnette) (11 January 1914 – 17 July 2004) was a British plant pathologist.

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Philip Allen, Baron Allen of Abbeydale

Philip Allen, Baron Allen of Abbeydale, GCB (8 July 1912, Sheffield – 27 November 2007, Windsor, Berkshire) was a British civil servant.

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Rex Nan Kivell

Sir Rex de Charembac Nan Kivell CMG (born Reginald Nankivell, 8 April 18987 June 1977) was a New Zealand-born British art collector, who was knighted on the recommendation of the government of Australia, a country he never visited, for the gift and sale to the National Library of Australia of his collection of books, paintings, prints, documents, manuscripts and artefacts relating to the history of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

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Rona Stevenson

Rona Miriel Stevenson (13 February 1911 – 4 September 1988) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.

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Rowland Wright

Sir Rowland Sydney Wright CBE is a British industrialist, who served as Chancellor of the Queen's University, Belfast between 1984 and 1991.

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Walter Hurst

Walter Edmund Wilmshurst Hurst (1912–1987) was an Anglican priest in the mid 20th century.

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William Whitfield (architect)

Sir William Whitfield (born 1920) of Whitfield Lockwood Architects is a British architect.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1976_Birthday_Honours

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