George Forrest (1873–1932) was a Scottish botanist, who became one of the first explorers of China's then remote southwestern province of Yunnan, generally regarded as the most biodiverse province in the country.
John W. Bond (born 1956) is an English physicist. He developed a technique for lifting fingerprints off of metal years after they are left by virtue of the corrosion caused to the metal by the fingerprint sweat. He has several patented inventions related to metal corrosion. His invention was named a TIME'S magazine best invention of 2008. In 2011 he received an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to Forensic Science.
Wyndham Lewis (7 October 1780 – 14 March 1838) was a British politician and a close associate of Benjamin Disraeli.
Major-General Lord Charles Wellesley (16 January 1808 – 9 October 1858) was a British politician, soldier and courtier. He was the second son of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, and Catherine Pakenham. He married Augusta Sophia Anne Pierrepont, daughter of The Hon. Henry Pierrepont, on 9 July 1844. Wellesley represented the Conservative Party as the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Hampshire from 1842 to 1852, and the MP for Windsor from 1852 to 1855. He was also a Chief Equerry and Clerk Marshall to Queen Victoria. His older brother, Arthur Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington, died in 1884 with no heirs and Lord Charles's eldest surviving son, Henry Wellesley, inherited his uncle's dukedom. Lord Charles's second son succeeded his childless brother as Duke of Wellington in 1900.
Lieutenant-General Arthur Richard Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington, KG PC (3 February 1807 – 13 August 1884), styled Lord Douro between 1812 and 1814 and Marquess of Douro between 1814 and 1852, was a British soldier and politician. The eldest son of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, victor of Waterloo and Prime Minister, he succeeded his father in the dukedom in 1852 and held minor political office as Master of the Horse from 1853 to 1858. In 1858 he was made a Knight of the Garter.
Sir Andrew Lusk, 1st Baronet (18 September 1810 – 21 July 1909) was a Scottish born businessman and Liberal politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1865 to 1885.
Mark John Reckless (born 6 December 1970) is a British UK Independence Party (UKIP) politician. He was elected as the Conservative member of parliament for Rochester and Strood in the 2010 general election, joined UKIP in September 2014, won re-election as a UKIP member in November 2014, but lost his seat to the Conservatives in the May 2015 UK general election.
John Diamond, Baron Diamond PC (30 April 1907, Leeds – 3 April 2004, Chalfont St Giles), also known as "Jack Diamond", was a British Labour Party politician.
The Hon. Edward Keppel Wentworth Coke (20 August 1824 – 26 May 1889) was a British soldier and Whig politician.
Sir Andrew Rae Duncan, GBE (1884 – 1952) was a British businessman who was brought into government during the Second World War, serving twice as both President of the Board of Trade and Minister of Supply.
William Henry Stone (8 October 1834 – 7 November 1896) was an English Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1865 to 1874.
Henry Granville Fitzalan-Howard, 14th Duke of Norfolk, (7 November 1815 – 25 November 1860) was an English peer and hereditary Earl Marshal and Chief Butler of England.
James Barnett (c.1760 – 1 October 1836) was an English banker and Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1806 and 1820.
Charles Chaplin (30 May 1759 – 28 August 1816) was an English Member of Parliament (MP). A graduate of St John's College, Cambridge, Chaplin was the brother-in-law of Lord George Manners-Sutton, who married Chaplin's only sister Diana.
Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale (27 March 1818 – 15 August 1876) was a British nobleman and Conservative politician, the eldest son of Hon Henry Cecil Lowther and Lady Lucy Sherard. His paternal grandfather was William Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale and his maternal grandfather was Philip Sherard, 5th Earl of Harborough.
Edwin Scrymgeour (28 July 1866 – 1 February 1947), was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Dundee, Scotland. He is the only person ever elected to the House of Commons on a prohibitionist ticket, as the candidate of the Scottish Prohibition Party.
Sir Thomas Jewell Bennett (16 May 1852 in Wisbech – 16 January 1925 in Hans Place, London) was a British journalist and Conservative Party politician. He is most notable as an editor of The Times of India, as well as its principal proprietor. He was also the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Sevenoaks constituency from 1918 to 1923.
Sir James Robert Walker, 2nd Baronet JP, DL (19 October 1829 – 12 June 1899) was a British Conservative politician.
Sir Harry Deeley Mallaby-Deeley, 1st Baronet (27 October 1863, London – 4 February 1937, Cannes) was a British Conservative Party politician.
Sir Henry John Stedman Cotton, KCSI (13 September 1845 – 22 October 1915) had a long career in the Indian Civil Service, during which he was sympathetic to Indian nationalism. After returning to England, he served as a Liberal Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Nottingham East from 1906 to January 1910.
Thomas Charles Colyear, 4th Earl of Portmore (27 March 1772 – 18 January 1835), styled Viscount Milsington from 1785 until 1823, was a British politician.
Sir Harold James Reckitt (5 May 1868 – 29 December 1930) was a British Liberal Party politician. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Pontefract from February to June, 1893. He was MP for Brigg from 1895 to 1907.
Richard Moss (1823 – 2 March 1905) was an English brewer and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1880 and 1892.
Sir William James Ingram, 1st Baronet (27 October 1847 – 18 December 1924) was Managing Director of The Illustrated London News and a Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons in three periods between 1878 and 1895.
Hugh Thom Barrie PC (Ire) (1860–18 April 1922) was a Scottish-born Irish politician. He was Irish Unionist Member of Parliament for North Londonderry from 1906 to 1918 and Ulster Unionist MP from 1919 until his death in 1922.