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William Errington Keville

Male 1901 - 1992  (91 years)



  • Name William Errington Keville  [1, 2, 3
    Known as "Errington" 
    Birth 03 Jan 1901  Hornsey Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 4, 5
    • son of William Edwin Keville (b 25 Sep 1868) & Elizabeth Errington Robson (b 25 Apr 1871) [Keville tree]
    Residence Mar 1901  41 Albert Rd, Hornsey Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence Apr 1911  90 Oakfield Rd, Stroud Green Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Education abt 1914 - 1919  Merchant Taylors School, Smithfield Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Marriage abt May 1928  Barnet Find all individuals with events at this location
    Ailsa Sherwood McMillan,   b. 26 Apr 1908 
    Occupation 1950 - 1968  Director, Furness, Withy and Co. Ltd  [6, 7
    • Chairman 1962-68
    Post/Rank/Title 02 Jun 1962  Knight  [7
    • William Errington Keville, Esq., C.B.E. For services to the shipping industry. Deputy Chairman, Furness, Withy and Company, Ltd.
    Death 31 Jan 1992  Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    Notes 
    • father William E Keville, b Islington abt 1868, commercial clerk / shipping agent; mother Elizabeth, b Cambo abt 1872 [1901 & 1911 census]
    • Keville, Sir (William) Errington. Kt 1962; CBE 1947. Born 3 Jan. 1901; s of William Edwin Keville; m 1928, Ailsa Sherwood (d 1991), d of late Captain John McMillan; three s two d ; died 31 Jan. 1992. Education: Merchant Taylors. Career: Pres., Chamber of Shipping, 1961 (Vice-Pres. 1960; Mem. of Council, 1940); Chairman: Gen. Coun. of British Shipping, 1961; International Chamber of Shipping, 1963-68; Cttee of European Shipowners, 1963-65; Member: Executive Council of Shipping Federation Ltd, 1936-68; Board of PLA, 1943-59; National Maritime Board, 1945-68; Mem. of Cttee of Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1957-68; Director: Shaw Savill & Albion Co. Ltd, 1941-68 (former Dep. Chm.); National Bank of New Zealand Ltd, 1946-75; Economic Insurance Co. Ltd, 1949-68 (Chm., 1962-68); National Mortgage & Agency Co. of NZ Ltd, 1950-68; British Maritime Trust Ltd, 1959-72 (Chm. 1962-68); Furness Withy & Co. Ltd, 1950-68 (Chm., 1962-68); Chm., Air Holdings Ltd, 1968-69. Recreations: Walking, history. Address: c/o Bunts End, Leigh, Surrey. [Who Was Who]
    Person ID I3214  Tatham | Crew branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 05 Nov 2010 

    Family Ailsa Sherwood McMillan,   b. 26 Apr 1908 
    Marriage abt May 1928  Barnet Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Anne Keville,   b. 16 Jan 1930, Barnet Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 2018  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 05 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F0858  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Barnet, 2Q1928.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Edmonton, 1Q1901.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 10 b Hornsey

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 3m b Hornsey

    5. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Surrey S W, Jan 1992.
      b 03 Jan 1901

    6. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who.

    7. [S35] London Gazette, 02 Jun 1962.