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Baroness Helen Mary Wamock WARNOCK

Baroness Helen Mary Wamock WARNOCK, Member of the House of Lords. D.B.E; Honorary Degrees: Melbourne, Glasgow, Essex, Exeter, York, Liverpool, London, Warwick, Manchester.


  • WARNOCK, Baroness Helen Mary Wamock was born on April 14, 1924. Daughter of the late Archibald Edward Wilson and Ethel Mary Wilson (née Schuster).

  • Education

    • St. Swithun’s, Winchester. Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.


    • Chairman, Committee of Inquiry into Special Education, 1974-1978. Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, 1979-1984. Chairman, Committee of Enquiry on Human Fertility and Embryology, 1982-1984.

      Member, House of Lords, since 1985. Professional career: Fellow and Tutor in philosophy, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, 1952-1966, Research Fellow, 1972-1984, Senior Resident Fellow, 1976-1984. Headmistress, Oxford High School, 1966-1972.

      Mistress, Girton College, Camb., since 1985.


    Party affiliation: Cross-bencher


    Church of England.



    Recreations: music, gardening. Educ., broadcasting, medicine, the environment.


    • [{"type":"father","name":"the late Archibald Edward Wilson"},{"type":"mother","name":"Ethel Mary Wilson (née Schuster)"},{"type":"spouse","name":"Geoffrey James Wamock"}]
    • father: the late Archibald Edward Wilson
    • mother: Ethel Mary Wilson (née Schuster)
    • spouse: Geoffrey James Wamock
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    Born April 14, 1924