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Thursday, 31 December, 1998, 00:59 GMT
For services to education..

Award Among the recipients are two caretakers and three lollipop ladies


Awards for those working in education in the New Year Honours list were given to:

  • Life Peers

    Miss Onora Sylvia O'Neill, CBE. Principal, Newnham College, Cambridge. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

  • Knights Bachelor

    Professor Michael Anthony Eardley Dummett. Emeritus Professor of Logic, University of Oxford. For services to Philosophy and to Racial Justice. (Oxfordshire)

    Lyndon Jones. Principal and chief executive, Harris City Technology College, Croydon, Surrey. For services to education. (Redhill, Surrey)

    Professor Eric Brian Smith. For services to Academic/Business Partnership and to Higher Education. (Llandaff, Cardiff)

    John Ernest Walker, FRS. For services to Molecular Biology. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

    David Ross Winkley. Director, National Primary Trust. For services to Primary Education. (Birmingham, West Midlands)

  • Order of the Bath, CB

    Derek James Langlands Grover. Director, Skills and Lifelong Learning, Department for Education and Employment. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

  • Order of the British Empire, Civil Division, CBE

    Professor Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Professor of Physics, Open University. For services to Astronomy. (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)

    Professor Alan Carrington, FRS. Royal Society Research Professor, University of Southampton. For services to Academic Chemistry. (Hampshire)

    Professor George Hill Elder. Head, Department of Medical Biochemistry University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff. For services to Medicine. (Llanishen, Cardiff)

    Professor Robert Harold Fryer. Lately Principal, Northern College for Residential Adult Education. For services to Community Education. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

    Professor John David Michael Henry Laver. Professor of Phonetics, University of Edinburgh. For services to Phonetics. (Edinburgh)

    Professor William Robert Lee. Lately Professor of Ophthalmic Pathology, University of Glasgow. For services to Ophthalmology. (Milngavie, Dunbartonshire)

    David Arthur Mallen. County Education Officer, East Sussex County Council. For services to Education. (London, SE3)

    Professor Colin Nicholas Jocelyn Mann. Director, Warburg Institute, University of London. For services to Renaissance Studies. (London, N1)

    Professor Andrew Miller. Principal, University of Stirling. For services to Higher Education. (Edinburgh)

    Robert McDowall Murdoch. Headteacher, Earnock High School, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. For services to improving the quality of Education. (Lanark, Lanarkshire)

    George Norman Phipson. Headmaster, West Hatch High School, Essex. For services to the Association of Headteachers of Grant Maintained Schools. (London, SE3)

    George Ian Turnbull. Headteacher, Francis Askew Primary School, Kingston-upon-Hull. For services to Education. (North Humberside, East Riding of Yorkshire)

    Professor Richard Rustom Kharsedji Sorabji. Professor of Ancient Philosophy, King's College, London. For services to Ancient Philosophy. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)

  • Order of the British Empire, Civil OBE

    Professor Rosemary Doreen Ashton. Professor of English, University College, London. For services to Comparative Literature. (London, SE24)

    Roger Alan Victor Coles. Headteacher, Oxted County School, Surrey. For services to Education. (Sevenoaks, Kent)

    Mrs Anne Collingwood. Headteacher, Crook Primary School, Durham. For services to Primary Education. (Sacriston, County Durham)

    Richard Glyn Davies. Headteacher, Mynyddbach Girls' Comprehensive School, Swansea. For services to Secondary Education. (Neath, Glamorgan)

    Professor Ravindra Kumar Dhir. Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Dundee. For services to Concrete Technology. (Dundee)

    John Dobie. Lately acting Director of Education, City of Edinburgh Council. For services to the Local Authority Education Service. (Near Kinross, Perth and Kinross)

    Professor Peter Douglas Dunn. For services to the development of Innovative Energy Technologies. (Oxon, Oxfordshire)

    Professor Peter Dunnill. Director, Advanced Centre for Biochemical Engineering, University College London. For services to Biochemical Engineering. (London, N3)

    Ian Philip Evans. Headmaster, Bedford School. For services to the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority. (Bedford, Bedfordshire)

    Mrs Jane Fulford. Headteacher, Winton Primary School, Islington, London. For services to Education. (London, NW1)

    Christopher Jackson Harvey. Headteacher, Hawarden High School, Flintshire. For services to Education. (Mold, Flintshire)

    Alan Sydney Hoad. Lately head of Planning and Performance, Facilities Management Division, Department for Education and Employment. (Hayling Island, Hampshire)

    Richard Houlden. Headteacher, Hirst High School, Ashington, Northumberland. For services to Education. (Morpeth, Northumberland)

    James Kingsley Hudson. Headteacher, Two Mile Ash Middle School, Milton Keynes. For services to Education. (Whittlebury, Northamptonshire)

    Professor David Stanley Ingram. Lately Regius Keeper, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. For services to Plant Science and to Education. (Aberlady, East Lothian)

    Gerard Leo O'Donnell. Principal and chief executive, West Thames College, Middlesex. For services to Further Education. (Mortlake, London)

    Miss Marion Elizabeth Perry. Lately head, Prendergast Comprehensive School, Lewisham. For services to Education and to Guiding. (Heathfield, East Sussex)

    John William Stephens. Lately head, Music Education Department, Trinity College of Music. For services to Music Education. (London, SE24)

    Professor Robin Gordon Maclennan Webster. Head, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, Aberdeen. For services to Architecture Education. (Cults, Aberdeen)

  • Order of the British Empire, Civil MBE

    Mrs Barbara Susan Berryman. Headteacher, Marshfields Special School, Peterborough. For services to Education. (Leicester, Leicestershire)

    Brian Peter Bissell. Lately Headmaster, The Blue Coat School, Edgbaston, Birmingham. For services to Education. (Bromley, Kent)

    Edward Brown. Bedellus, University of Strathclyde. For services to Student Welfare. (Bellshill, Lanarkshire)

    Trevor Martin Cooper. Archive Conservator, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, University of York. For services to Conservation. (York, North Yorkshire)

    Mrs Veronica Ann Corlett. Headteacher, Llangattock, Church in Wales Primary School, Powys. For services to Education. (Nr Crickhowell, Powys)

    Mrs Lakshmi Chandrani de Zoysa. Lately head, Brent Language Services, Brent Local Education Authority. For services to Education. (Harrow, Middlesex)

    Mrs Barbara Mae Doherty. Headteacher, Landside Nursery School, Glasgow. For services to Nursery Education. (Glasgow)

    Mrs Sheila Down. For services to the Bellinge Lower School, Northampton. (Northampton, Northamptonshire)

    James Gordon Duncan. Director of External Relations, Queen Margaret College. For services to Overseas Student Welfare. (Slamannan, Stirling and Falkirk)

    Mrs Heather Ann Edmonds. Lately Senior Community Education Worker, Suffolk County Council. For services to Young People. (Lowestoft, Suffolk)

    Samuel Gamble. School Caretaker. For services to Education. (Bangor, Co Down)

    Michael Duncan Holmes. Janitor, Central Primary School, Inverness. For services to Primary School Children. (Inverness, Inverness-shire)

    Miss Carys Wyn-Jones. Lately Welfare and Accommodation Adviser, University of Liverpool. For services to Higher Education. (Birkenhead, Merseyside)

    Mrs Sheila Kegg. Lunchtime Welfare assistant, Primary County Infants School, Colne, Lancashire. For services to Education. (Colne, Lancashire)

    Charles Derek Legge. For services to Adult Further Education. (Stockport, Cheshire)

    Mrs Camille London-Miyo. Governor. For services to the Effra Nursery and Primary School, Lambeth. (Hackney, E7)

    Mrs Dolly Irene Morgan. School Crossing Officer, Glynneath, South Wales. For services to Young People. (Neath and Port Talbot, Glamorgan)

    Nazar Mustafa. For services to the Muslim Education Co-ordinating Council of UK. (East Croydon, Surrey)

    Miss Phyllis Oborn. Chairman of Governing Body, Capel Manor College, Enfield, Middlesex. For services to Education. (Enfield, Middlesex)

    Mrs Sylvia Brigid Claire Pailthorpe. For services to Pastoral Education. (Exeter, Devon)

    Mrs Doris Florence Mary Parmenter. Lately School Crossing Patrol, Hartley Witney, Hampshire. For services to Road Safety. (Hook, Hampshire)

    Miss Anne Philpott. For services to St. Martin in the Fields High School, London. (Swanley, Kent)

    Mrs Alison May Preston. Music Tutor, Wardle Primary School, Edinburgh. For services to Music Education. (Edinburgh)

    Miss Sylvia Margaret Ross. Senior Teacher, Kittybrewster Primary School, Aberdeen. For services to Education. (Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire)

    Mrs Betty Salter. Lately chairman of Governors, Chosen Hill School, Gloucestershire. For services to Education. (Churchdown, Gloucestershire)

    Mrs Joan Sheeran. For services to Primary Education. (Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland)

    Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Stewart. For services to People with Learning Disabilities. (Portrush, Co Antrim)

    Mrs Judith Gabrielle Stone. For services to Young People, especially Early Years Education. (Highgate, N6)

    Joan Thomason. School Crossing Patrol, Balcombe, West Sussex. For services to Road Safety and to the community. (Balcombe, West Sussex)

    Mrs Alison, Jane Traska. For services to Standards in Education. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)

    Sydney Walker. For services to Community Arts Education in Montrose, Angus.

    Mrs Lorraine Weight. For services to the Woolhampton Primary School, Woolhampton, Berkshire. (Reading, Berkshire)
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