Biography and Notes
Educated at Eton.
K.C.B. 1959; C.B. 1951;O.B.E.
1946. M.C. 1919. S erved First World War with Coldstream Guards in France and Germany 1918-19; Intelligence Officer, 2nd Guards Brigade 1919. Clerk in office of the Clerk of the Parliaments, 1920; Judicial Taxing Officer of the House of Lords, 1934; Chief A.R.P. and Security Officer of the Palace of Westminster 1941- 45; Principal Clerk of the Judicial Office 1946; Reading Clerk and Clerk of Outdoor Committees 1949; Clerk-Assistant of the Parliaments, 1953; Clerk of the Parliaments 1959-63.
A Trustee of the Natural History Museum from 1963. Member of the Standing Committee of the British Museum after becoming a family Trustee of the British Museum, nominated by the Duke of Portland.