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Baroness Helen Mary Wamock WARNOCK

Member of the House of Lords

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.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Religion

Church of England.

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

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father:
the late Archibald Edward Wilson

mother:
Ethel Mary Wilson (née Schuster)

spouse:
Geoffrey James Wamock