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Honorary Freemen of Borough

Under Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, Bedford Borough Council may, by a resolution passed by not less than two thirds of the members voting thereon at a meeting of the Council specially convened for the purpose, admit to be honorary freemen of the borough “persons of distinction and persons who have, in the opinion of the Council, rendered eminent services” to the Borough.

The Honorary Freedom of the Borough is enjoyed by the following:

 

Lieut-General Sir John D P French K.C.B.
9th October 1902
Lieut-General John French
Francis Corby M.B.E.
13th January 1942
Francis Corby
Derman William Ernest Sowter M.B.E. J.P.
31st March 1944
Derman Sowter
Sir George Royle Kt., C.B.E. J.P.
28th April 1944
George Royle
Major-General Howard McMath Turner USAF
19th July 1945
Major General McMath
Henry Darlow O.B.E.
12th October 1949
Henry Darlow
Alderman Alfred Leonard Nicholls MC
1st November 1960
Alderman Nicholls
Alderman Richard Turner
16th March 1964
Richard Turner
Alderman Ronald George Gale
12th April 1972
George Gale
George Francis Simmonds
12th April 1972
George Simmonds
Alan Herbert Randall O.B.E. J.P.
October 1976
Alan Randall
Frederick William Dawkes
4th October 1977
Fred Dawkes
Herr Paul Robner
Oberburgermeister (Lord Mayor) of Bamberg             
24 April 1993
Paul Robner
Dr Stephanie Jayne Cook MBE
15 January 2001
Stephanie Cook
Timothy James Carrington Foster MBE
15 January 2001
Tim Foster
Paula Radcliffe MBE
15 January 2001
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Paula Radcliffe
Herr Herbert Lauer
Oberburgermeister (Lord Mayor) of Bamberg
Herbert Lauer

Etienne Stott

10 December 2012

 

Etiene Stott

 

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