Search results for Balliol College.

4 July 1918 : Lord Ian Gawaine Basil Temple-Blackwood

/on-this-day/4-july-1918-lord-ian-gawaine-basil-temple-blackwood/

The 5th child and 3rd son of Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood the 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, Governor General of Canada, Viceroy of India, Ambassador to Russia, Turkey, Italy and France and his mother Hariot Georgina (née Rowan-Hamilton).  Basil (or 'BTB' as he was known) was educated Harrow School and Balliol College, Oxford.  BTB …


Lieutenant-Commander Frederick 'Sep' Kelly - Olympic Gold 1908, Performer and Composer

/world-war-i-articles/lieutenant-commander-frederick-sep-kelly-olympic-gold-1908-performer-and-composer/

Frederick 'Sep' ‘Cleg’ Kelly, the Olympic gold medal rower, pianist and officer in the Royal Naval Division who was killed on 13 November 1916 on the opening day of the Battle of the Ancre. The seventh child (and this his name) of a wealthy wool magnate from Australia, 'Sep' along with five of his brothers was sent to England to be educated at Eto…