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Geoffrey Prentice of England

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Geoffrey Prentice of England
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Winter 2007 and Revised 25 Dec 2015

Update of 25 Dec 2015: John Philip Manning is #16.41 in our Fall 2011 article entitled The Prentices of Palsgrave, Bungay and Stowmarket of England and Pennsylvania . That article now replaces this article.

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1. John Philip Manning Prentice, b. 14 Mar 1903, in Stowmarket, Suffolk, and d. 1981 in Suffolk, at the age of 78.

He m. Elizabeth Mason Harwood per Pierce Reed, email, 22 Dec 2015. Children:

  1. Geoffrey Prentice, b. in the 2nd qtr 1949, Hallifxa, England. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

2. Geoffrey Prentice was b. in the 2nd qtr 1949 in the Hallifax registration district, England.

He m. the Hon. Helen Chilver, b. 1960, daughter of Sir Amos Henry Chilver, Baron Chilver and Claudia Mary Beverley Grigson, in 1979 (ref: http://www.thepeerage.com/p21897.htm#i218962"> The Peerage.com .

    Sir Amos Henry Chilver, Baron Chilver, was b. 30 Oct 1926, son of Amos Henry Chilver and A. E. Mack. Sir Amos Henry Chilver, Baron Chilver usually went by his middle name of Henry. He was educated at Southend High School, Southend, England. He was educated at Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

    He was a lecturer between 1952 and 1954 Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire. He wrote the book Problems in Engineering Structures, published 1958, with R. J. Ashby. He was a lecturer between 1958 and 1961 Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He wrote the book Strength of Materials, published 1959, with J. Case. He was Professor of Civil Engineering between 1961 and 1969 University of the City of London, London, England. He was Vice-Chancellor between 1970 and 1989 Cranfield Institute of Technology, England. He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering (F.Eng.) in 1977. He was invested as a Knight in 1978. He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) in 1982.

    He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, in 1982. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Salford University, Salford, Lancashire, England, in 1983. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Bristol University, Bristol, Gloucestershire, in 1983. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, in 1986. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Bath University, Bath, Somerset, England, in 1986. He was created Baron Chilver, of Cranfield in the County of Bedfordshire [U.K. Life Peer] on 14 July 1987.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Cranfield Institute of Technology in 1989. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Compiègne University, Compiègne, France, in 1990. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by Buckingham University, Buckinghamshire, England, in 1990. He wrote the book Strength of Materials and Structures, published 1993, with J. Case and C. T. Ross. (Ref: ThePeerage.com)

    Sir Amos Henry Chilver married Claudia Mary Beverley Grigson, daughter of Sir Wilfrid Grigson, in 1959. Children:

    1. Hon. Helen Chilver b. 1960, wife of Geoffrey Prentice, above.
    2. Hon. Sarah Chilver b. 1962
    3. Hon. John Chilver b. 1964
    4. Hon. Mark Chilver b. 1965
    5. Hon. Paul Chilver b. 1967

Geoffrey Prentice and Helen Chilver had 1 or more children per The Peerage.com :

  1. Samantha Prentice, b. 1995.

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