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51 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
52 Ernest Blamires was a Methodist Minister, and served in churches in Dunedin, Wellington, Hawera, Masterton and Fielding. He was the Captain of the Otago Cricket team, and a New Zealand representative. Following his retirement he was the New Zealand organizer for the Bible in Schools. He eventually retired to Takapuna. Ernest Oswald BLAMIRES
53 Pat was born in Dunedin and was educated at Masterton. She attended Victoria University in Wellington, the University of Auckland and the Auckland Teachers' Training College. In 1940, she became one of the first New Zealand students to be awarded a scholarship to the Old Vic Theatre Centre in London, where she studied directing. She then worked as an assistant director at the Young Vic, before returning to New Zealand where she worked as a freelance director and actor at the Downstage Theatre in Wellington.

In 1971, Pat starred in the television drama serial 'Pukemanu' as storekeeper Phyllis Telford, a role written specially for her by series creator Julian Dickon. In her 1998 autobiography 'Happy Days in Muckle Flugga', she stated that the role as Mrs Telford changed her life and she was thereafter recognised throughout New Zealand as "Mrs Pukemanu".

She is probably best-known for her roles in Australian television, such as Jessie Windom in 'Prisoner' and Violet Carnegie in 'The Flying Doctors'.

Pat was awarded an OBE in 1980 for her services to the theatre, and was created a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1993 New Year's Honours for services to acting.

In the 10 years prior to her death, Pat had suffered from cancer, diabetes, minor strokes and arthritis.  
Helen June Patricia BLAMIRES, DBE
54 The 1901 Census has her residing at Beech House, Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Annie BRIGHT
55 Charles lived in Bugbrooke, Northampton. Charles Robert BRITTEN
56 Douglas was an amateur radio enthusiast and was a Chief Technician in Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) who had been in the RAF since 1949.

It appears that Douglas's marriage was in trouble and he took to drink as his marriage broke up in money worries.

When he was arrested on 13 September 1968 he was stationed at RAF Digby in Lincolnshire, an extremely sensitive RAF signals unit. His detection came about from both technical and physical surveillance on the Soviet Consulate in Kensington Palace Gardens.

Douglas Britten had been recruited in 1962 by a man known to him simply as YURI. The Russian had approached him while he was strolling through the Science Museum in South Kensington, and had addressed him as 'Golf Three Kilo Foxtrot Lima', his amateur call-sign. It was later assumed that the Soviets had made a study of radio hams who were servicemen and had selected Britten as a target. When the conversation turned to Britten's job, YURI asked him to obtain a wireless transmitter known as the 1154. In fact this set was considered obsolete by the RAF and it was generally available to radio enthusiasts on the open market. YURI pretended not to know this and paid Britten well for this piece of equipment. When Britten was posted to Cyprus shortly after this encounter, the Russians appointed a local case officer who had the RAF technician photographed receiving money in exchange for local gossip. Thereafter Douglas was constantly blackmailed. When the first hand-over is accompanied by a payment there is thereafter an implicit threat of blackmail. Britten's first transactions were motivated by financial gain. Forever afterwards there was always the risk of exposure.

In October 1966 Douglas was transferred back to England and came under the control of a Soviet intelligence officer, later identified as Alexsandr Ivanovitch Borisenko, who had been First Secretary at the Embassy since May 1966. In January the following year Douglas held a meeting with Borisenko at Arnos Grove station, in north London. Pressure was reapplied on Douglas and he continued to supply the Russians until February 1968, when he was photographed hand-delivering a message to the Consulate, after his case officer had failed to turn up for a rendezvous.

During the Cold War, the KGB developed several disguised cameras, including one that looked just like a small leather pocket wallet - the edge of it was rolled against a document to expose the film. Douglas was blackmailed by the KGB into using one of these to photograph material at RAF Digby.

At his trial at the Old Bailey on 4 November 1968 before the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Parker, Douglas Britten pleaded guilty to offences under Section 1 of the Official Secrets Act, 1911, and was sentenced to twenty-one years' imprisonment. He had been subject to the Positive Vetting procedure but, as it was later pointed out, this merely screened individual candidates, it did not detect traitors. Douglas Britten's activities had been highly damaging and, in military terms, were of much greater significance than previous post-war cases. Nevertheless, Douglas fully recognized the extent of his treachery and co-operated, both with the RAF police investigators who had arrested him, and the Security Service. He was 32 years of age when sentenced.

The Douglas Britten case attracted only the minimum of publicity because of the defendant's plea of guilty.

Of those exposed for spying, Douglas Britten had done by far the most damage and his arrest had helped to reduce the leakage of the RAF's signals intelligence secrets. It was only in the summer of 1982 that MI5 belatedly learned of a second Soviet source active in the same period, Geoffrey Prime, who had also been disposing of equally sensitive information from Government Communications Headquarters at Cheltenham. 
Douglas Ronald BRITTEN
57 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
58 Jack lived in Liverpool. John W BRITTEN
59 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
60 Gifford was at Victoria College in Jersey at the time of John Sjovald's birth. Gifford BROWN
61 Robert was of the Brown family of "Brown & Polson", and had inherited shares in the firm. However, he was considered to be physically weak and was sent to Shetland to get "all that sea air!" Considering that tuberculosis was rife in Shetland at that time, this was hardly a well thought out move. He had a spell of bad illness while there, although it is not known if this was T.B., and his family, convinced that he was about to die, harassed him until he eventually signed over his shares to them. He then recovered, but could not get his shares back, which made his descendants furious as they would have become wealthy. His father was a starch manufacturer in Paisley. There exists a book on the Brown family, by Sir Kenneth McLean. Robert BROWN, of Paisley
62 Robert was one of the earlier British psychiatrists, and had worked as a postgraduate at Heidelberg, under Ettinger, and was said to have been one of his favourite students. He is described as being very tall, "a great being with up-turned moustaches and blue eyes ... was always riding horses and wore
Harris tweeds." While at Heidelberg, Robert was a great swordsman, and bore two slashes on his right cheek (the Kreuz-Kiesel) evidently won in a duel with a Prussian Officer over some real or imagined insult offered to Arabella. Robert and Arabella lived in Homburg for many years, with Robert absorbed in
the new teachings of Mesmer, Freud and Ettinger. He was with the 37th General Hospital in Macedonia, in World War I, and was attached to the Royal Serbian Army. 
Robert Hoseason Cunyngham BROWN, M.B.
63 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
64 Alexander had a charter of confirmation under the Great Seal confirming Disposition by his father in his favour, of the lands of Cultmalindie, dated 24th March 1587. Alexander BRUCE, of Cultmalindie
65 Andrew died unmarried. Andrew BRUCE, last of Urie & Infield
66 Andrew had a charter of the estate of Muness from his father, 1st September 1638, and from Alexander Douglas of Spynie, of the Castle and 76 and a half merks land of Muness, 11th August 1664. Andrew BRUCE, of Sandwick
67 Andrew had disposition of 12 merks land in Yell from Gilbert Edmondston of Gravaland, in 1703. Andrew BRUCE, of Urie
68 Andrew obtained possession of the lands of Urie, in Fetlar, by his marriage. Andrew BRUCE, 1st of Urie
69 Andrew served heir to his father on 26th November 1686. He drowned through his boat being upset in a squall off Hammersness, in 1699. He registered arms, and the patent reads as follows: ANDREW BRUCE OF MOWANES [Muness], descended of the family of Cultmalindie, Bears two coats quarterlie, first, Or, a saltyre engrailed gules, on a chief of the second a mollet of ye first, be the name of Bruce, Second, gules, a lyon rampant argent, be the name of Gray, the third as the second, the fourth as ye first. Crest: A dexter hand erected holding a heart proper. Motto: "Omnia vincit amor." Registered about 1690. Andrew BRUCE, of Muness
70 Andrew was Vice-Steward of Zetland. He served tutor to his nephews, Andrew and John, on 13th March 1682. Andrew BRUCE, of Collaster
71 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
72 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
73 Christina's mother is unknown, although there is the slight possibility that her mother was a Christian of Carrick, mentioned by Barbour as assisting Bruce's campaign. Christina BRUCE, of Carrick
74 George sold the estate of Cultmalindie to James Drummond, sometime prior to May 1667. George BRUCE, of Cultmalindie
75 Gilbert succeeded to the estate of Muness following the death of Robert Bruce, born 1700. On 20th February 1718, he disponed the estate of Muness to George Pitcairn of Assitter, his niece's husband. Gilbert BRUCE, of Clivocast & Muness
76 Hector served heir to his uncle, Neil Barbour, on 23rd January 1488 or 1489. Hector BRUCE, of Cultmalindie
77 John had disposition of 3 merks land in Aith, and others from his father, 17th April 1676. John BRUCE, of Aith and Muness
78 John served heir to his father, 3rd August 1529. John BRUCE, of Cultmalindie
79 Laurence Bruce served heir to his father on 20th January 1547-8, went to Shetland in 1571, and having been appointed as underfoude there by his half brother, Lord Robert Stewart, he began a career of oppression and extortion of the unfortunate islanders until, in 1575, through the patriotic efforts of Arthur Sinclair of Aith, the Regent Morton and the Privy Council interfered, and a Commission was issued on 9th November 1575 to William Mundie of Breckness, an Orkney gentleman, and to William Henderson, Dingwall Pursuivant, to inquire into the same. They immediately proceeded to Shetland, where they held several courts, took evidence and heard complaints. The principal complaint was that he had changed the ancient standard weights and measures in order to increase the skat and other duties which the udallers, and other tenants, paid to the Earldom. As the duty of keeping the standard weights and measures belonged to the lawrightman, among whose other duties was to act as assessor in parochial courts, it became necessary to remove the holders of this office, and replace them with his own men. He did this at once, and immediately the length of the cuttel was increased "sua that for ilka thre scoir cuttel quhilk we aucht to half pait, he has compellit us to pay four scoir cuttel wadmaill." He also increased the weight of the butter duty by altering the bismar or kind of steel-yard on which it was weighed from 12 lispund to 15. Further, he entered into an arrangement with the Dutch merchants upon whom the islanders chiefly depended for food supplies, cloth, iron, hemp and other necessities, whereby, for a fee, he permitted them to cheat by using unjust measures. Accompanied by a band of "broken men", he went throughout the islands billeting himself on the inhabitants and helping himself to their provisions. Among other taxes which he levied, few were so unpopular as that on swine, so much so that people slaughtered their pigs rather than pay. As a result of the Commission, he was removed from his office of Foude. He had, by this time, become a considerable owner of land and, in 1598, commenced building Muness Castle in Unst. The ruins of this building still stand, and over the door may be read the following lines:
List ye to knaw yis building quha began,
Laurence the Bruce he was that worthy man,
Quha ernestly his airis and ofspring prayis
To help and not to hurt this vork alwayis.
The zeir of God 1598.
On the 30th June 1597, Laurence was ordained to find caution by the Privy Council to the extent of 500 merks. In 1610, he appeared as a witness against Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney and, on 14th August 1614, the Privy Council appointed him a Commissioner to apprehend any of the rebels from Orkney who might seek refuge in Shetland. Laurence had several illegitimate children, including Scipio Bruce of Meikleure, in the Parish of Walls, Notary Public. 
Laurence BRUCE, of Cultmalindie
80 Laurence was witness to a charter by Katherine Mansdaughter, of lands in Funzie, Fetlar, to his father, 18th April 1630. He predeceased his father. Laurence BRUCE
81 Laurence, along with his brothers, on 20th June 1618, at the South Gate of Perth, murdered David Toshach, younger of Monzievaird. He afterwards became of "weak intellect". Laurence BRUCE
82 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
83 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
84 Robert received half of the lands of Cultmalindie, in the parish of Tibbermore and County of Perth, through his marriage to Janet. He was the second son of John Bruce. Robert BRUCE, of Cultmalindie
85 Robert received more land in Clackmannan in 1359 from his cousin, King David II, and additional land in Rate, Scotland in 1367. Robert BRUCE, 2nd of Clackmannan
86 Robert was drowned on leaving Peterhead. Robert BRUCE, of Muness
87 Sir Thomas Bruce, 1st Baron of Clackmannan married Marjorie Charteris of Stenhouse. He received the lands of Clackmannan from his cousin King Robert II as a reward for which he was granted for organising a rising against the English rule in 1334. Thomas BRUCE, 1st Baron of Clackmannan
88 Thomas's ancestry is unclear. TSP (Elgin & Ailesbury) starts off with the following sentence: "Of the origins of the Bruces of Clackmannan and the exact nature of their connection with the Royal House of Bruce, so far no certain evidence has been discovered." Various (but not all) sources appear to share the view that his father was a Sir Robert Bruce who was killed at the battle of Dupplin Moor in 1332 but the parentage of that Sir Robert varies, some identifying him as a natural son of King Robert I who fitted that description (and, some say, was created Earl of Ross for life) although TSP (Elgin & AIlesbury) reports that this "is not only unfounded but can be positively disproved". We connect to a different Sir Robert (in a way that is consistent with the second sentence of TSP (Elgin & Ailesbury) which reads "Several theories have been put forward on this subject, of which the oldest, and the one which has been the tradition of the family from early times, is that the House of Clackmannan was descended from John, younger son of Robert de Brus, fifth Lord of Annandale, the Competitor'.") but it should be noted that this is by no means certain.  Thomas BRUCE, 1st Baron of Clackmannan
89 SC 12/6/1798/30 Petition (to retrieve sheep mark registers.) c. July 1798
Pursuer : Henry Ross, writer in Lerwick, PF.
Defenders : Mrs Ursula Bruce, widow of the late John Hoseason late tidesman in Sheltand, and Martha Sinclair, widow of the late Mr Arthur Edmondston of Hascussay. 
Ursilla BRUCE, of Urie
90 Ursilla is possibly a misspelling of Ursula. Ursilla BRUCE, of Urie
91 William succeeded his father in the estate of Urie, and had disposition with Andrew, his second son, of 16 merks land in Kirkhouse, Fetlar, from Henry Sinclair of Swining, in 1698. William BRUCE, of Urie
92 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
93 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
94 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
95 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
96 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
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99 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
100 Amy's father was the second son of Campbell of Kilberry. He was the Governor of St. Lucia. Amy CAMPBELL

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