Deaf related New Year’s Honours and Queen’s Birthday Honours

These are the known deaf related New Year’s Honours and Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients. The list is by no means comprehensive, please consider this a working document. If you have any additions or suggestions please get in touch.  Please do not copy this list, as it is a working document and liable to change – link to this page instead.

 

1940

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

King’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1941

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

King’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1942

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

King’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Miss Mary Olive Marjorie Carter, Principal, School for Deaf and Blind, Ceylon.

 

1943

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

King’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • C. W. Downer, Esq., Saskatoon, Brigade Commissioner, St. John Ambulance Association for the Deaf.

 

1944

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

King’s Birthday Honours

No list published.

 

1945

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

King’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Ernest AYLIFFE, Esq., lately Superintendent, Liverpool Adult Deaf and Dumb Benevolent Society.

 

1946

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

King’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • William Carey ROE, Esq., Principal, Derby Royal Institution for the Deaf

 

1947

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Donald Leslie MCINTOSH, Esq., Superintendent, Langside School for the Deaf, Glasgow.

 

King’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • The Reverend Frederick William George GILBEY. For services to the welfare of the deaf and dumb.

 

1948

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Miss Margaret MALIM, Headmistress, Stocktonon-Tees, Deaf County School.

 

King’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1949

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

King’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Leslie EDWARDS, Esq., Honorary Secretary and Treasurer, British Deaf and Dumb Association.

 

MBE:

  • Alfred ANDREWS, Esq., M.C., Headmaster, Leeds Residential School for the Deaf and Partially Sighted.

 

1950

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

King’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1951

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Harold RAYMOND, Esq. For services to the Institute for the Blind, Deaf and Dumb, State of South Australia.

 

King’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1952

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • John SPALDING, Esq. Headmaster, Royal Schools for the Deaf, Manchester.

MBE:

  • James LILLEY, Esq., Principal, Ulster Schools for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, Belfast.

 

1953

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • The Reverend Prebendary Albert SMITH. For services as Superintendent Chaplain, Royal Association in aid of the Deaf and Dumb.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • 6Arthur Richard SCULTHORPE, Esq., General Secretary, National Deaf-Blind Helpers’ League.

 

1954

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1955

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1956

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Alfred Burling SWAYNE, Esq., Headmaster, The Royal School for the Deaf and Dumb, Margate.

MBE:

  • Miss Annie Davidson LINDSAY, Headmistress, Woodlands Nursery School for the Deaf, Glasgow.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1957

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

Miss Ethel Clara DUKE, lately Headmistress, Hartley House School for the Deaf.

 

1958

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • George Benjamin MANSELL, Esq., Chairman of the Governors, Mary Hare Grammar School for the Deaf, Newbury, Berkshire.

MBE:

  • Joseph ELLIS, Esq., J.P., Superintendent, North Staffordshire Deaf and Dumb Society.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1959

New Year’s Honours

Knighthood:

  • Professor Alexander William Gordon EWING. Director, Department of Education of the Deaf, University of Manchester.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1960

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Nancy, Mrs. JOHN. For voluntary services in connection with the welfare of the Deaf in the State of Victoria.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Miss Joyce May HICKES, Principal of the Federation School for the Deaf at Penang, Federation of Malaya.

 

1961

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Horace Lindsay Rowe BEDGGOOD, Esq., President of the Board of Management, Adult Deaf and Dumb Society, State of Victoria.

 

1962

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

Eric Stanley GREENAWAY, Esq., Headmaster, Yorkshire Residential School for the Deaf, Doncaster.

KBE:

Miss Jean LITTLEJOHN, M.B., B.S. For services ito the Deaf in the State of Victoria.

 

1963

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1964

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Arthur Wilfred KETTLEWELL, Esq., J.P., Headmaster, Royal West of England Residential School for the Deaf, Exeter.

CBE:

  • Henley Almar CURL, Esq., President of the Royal New South Wales Institution for Deaf and Blind Children, State of New South Wales

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • George William LILBURN, Esq., Secretary, Royal National Institute for the Deaf.

MBE:

  • Miss Alice Dorothy BURNS. For services to the teaching of the deaf in the State of New South Wales.

 

1965

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1966

New Year’s Honours

CBE:

  • Professor William BURNS, M.B., Ch.B. For services to the Ministry of Defence (Royal Navy) on research into the problems of hearing.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Elfrieden, Mrs. BLOOM, Chairman, The National Deaf Chaildren’s Society.

1967

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Margaret Joan, Mrs. FREEMAN, Founder and Vice-Chairman, Deaf, Blind and Rubella Children’s Association.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Allan Brindle HAYHURST, Esq., General Secretary-Treasurer, British Deaf and Dumb Association

 

1968

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Cyril Henry ROBBINS, Esq., Honorary Secretary, Slough Deaf Centre.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • The Reverend John Stewart LOCHRIE, J.P., Minister and Secretary, Glasgow and West of Scotland, Mission to the Adult Deaf and Dumb.

 

1969

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Sydney Harold TOWNSEND. For services to the deaf in Ulster.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Cora, Mrs. BARCLAY. For services to the education of deaf children.

 

1970

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Joseph ELLIS, M.B.E., J.P. For services to the deaf and dumb.

MBE:

  • Henry WILLARD, Co-founder and lately Chairman, British Association for the Hard of Hearing.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Samuel James BLOUNT, Headmaster, Nutfield Priory School for the Deaf, Redhill, Surrey.

MBE:

  • Francis Hay LONIE, of Mount Martha For services to the education of deaf children and to the community.

 

1971

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Elizabeth Maude, Mrs. MORTON. For services to the deaf in Northern Ireland.

 

1972

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Stanley WOODHOUSE, lately Honorary Treasurer, Slough Deaf Centre.

 

1973

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • The Reverend Sydney William Foster HARTNOLL. For services to the Bristol Institute for the Deaf.

 

1974

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • William JEFFREY, Principal, Donaldson’s School for the Deaf, Edinburgh.

MBE:

  • Miss Muriel COOKE, Senior Mistress, Royal West of England Residential School for the Deaf, Exeter.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1975

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1976

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • William NORTHWOOD, Editor, Television News Review for the Deaf, British Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Geoffrey William REDGATE. For services to the education of the deaf in the developing countries.

BEM:

  • Jean Lawson, Mrs. OAKDEN of Kehmore. For services for the betterment of deaf children.

 

1977

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1978

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Kenneth George ADDISON, Chairman, Hearing Aid Council.
  • William Dryden BELL, Chairman of the Governors, Northern Counties School for the Deaf, Newcastle upon Tyne.

MBE:

  • Frederick Allan BLOOMFIELD. For services to deaf people, particularly the young.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Michael Charles MARTIN, Head, Scientific and Technical Department, Royal National Institute for the Deaf.

 

1979

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Miss Catherine Mary WALSH (Sister Barbara), Headmistress, St. John’s School for the Deaf, Boston Spa, Wetherby.

BEM:

  • Miss May Annie Violet WALLACE, of Subiaco. For services to the deaf.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Dennis Towyn HARRIS, Chairman, British Deaf Sports Council.
  • Guy Nelson KNOWLES. For services to the deaf in Oxford.

 

1980

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Miss Mary (Marie) Doreen GARDINER, Senior Mistress, Mary Hare Grammar School for the Deaf, Newbury, Berkshire.

 

1981

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Barbara Mary, Mrs. ESPENHAHN. For welfare services to the deaf in Kenya.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • The Reverend Canon Alan George Kett Fairbaim MACKENZIE. For services to the deaf.
  • Kenneth Stanley PEGG, Head, Centre for the Deaf, City Literary Institute, London.

 

1982

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Henry Eric ASHTON, lately Director, Birmingham Institute for the Deaf.

MBE:

  • John Reginald Wharton FRENCH, lately Headmaster, Ewing School for the Deaf, Nottingham.
  • Thomas McLAREN, Senior Lecturer, Scottish Centre for the Education of the Deaf, Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • The Reverend Canon Raymond Grant YOUNG, lately Chaplain, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Channel Islands Association for the Deaf.

 

1983

New Year’s Honours

BEM:

  • Margaret Agnes, Mrs. MUIR, For services to the community, particularly the deaf, in Dumfries.
  • Miss Constance Irene SCHOLES. For services to the South East Regional Association for the Deaf.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1984

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Roy Edward OLDING, Headmaster, Royal West of England Residential School for the Deaf, Exeter.

MBE:

  • Miss Birdie Alice WARSHAW. For services to deaf people, particularly in London.

 

1985

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Harold GOULD, lately Chairman, The Hearing Aid Council.

MBE:

  • George Henry BROADBENT. For architectural services to the North and East Lancashire Association for the Deaf.
  • Maurice Frank WILLIAMS. For services to the education of the deaf in Kenya.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Anne Jessica, Mrs. HILLS, Chairman, National Association of Deaf-Blind and Rubella Handicapped.

 

1986

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Michael Myer REED, lately Chairman, Royal National Institute for the Deaf.

MBE:

  • Sydney Richard MERRIFIELD, lately Headteacher, Oak Lodge School for the Deaf, Inner London Education Authority.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

No known deaf related recipients.

 

1987

New Year’s Honours

CBE:

  • Ian Galbraith TAYLOR, Professor of Audiology and Education of the Deaf, University of Manchester.

MBE:

  • Miss Mary Hodson BURTON, Lately Headteacher, Gateside Deaf Centre, Paisley.
  • Reverend George SMITH. For services to the deaf in Edinburgh and the East of Scotland.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Reverend George Alfred GRINDLE. For services to the deaf in Northern Ireland.

BEM:

  • Olwen, Mrs. JONES. For services to the deaf and hard of hearing in Wales.

 

1988

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Margaret Dorothy, Mrs. BROCK, Vice-President, Sense, the National Deaf-Blind and Rubella Association.
  • Miss Norah Jane BROWNING, lately Deputy Headmistress, Nutfield Priory Boarding School for the Deaf, Redhill, Surrey.

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Mary, Mrs. NEESON. For services to the National Deaf Children’s Society, Scotland.

 

1989

New Year’s Honours

MBE

  • Angela Mary, Mrs. ALDERMAN, Senior Teacher of the Deaf; Leader, County Audiology Service, Cornwall.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Christopher Adrian HOLBOROW, T.D., Medical Adviser and Chairman, Commonwealth Society for the Deaf.

MBE:

  • Marie Benita, Mrs. NOBBS. For services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

 

1990

New Year’s Honours

BEM:

  • William GILBERT. For services to the Deaf Social Club, Leicester and County Mission for the Deaf.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Newton Keene GRANT, Chairman, The Hearing Aid Council.

MBE:

  • John Leonard HART. For services to the Hard of Hearing.
  • Dorothy Eileen, Mrs. PARRY, Founder, Campaign for Tackling Acquired Deafness.

BEM:

  • John Henry BROWN. For services to the deaf in London and Kent.

1991

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related British recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • John Michael BARBER, Director, Cumbria Deaf Association.
  • Winifred Margaret, Mrs. OSBORN-CLARK, Vice-President, Avon Region, National Deaf Children’s Society.
  • Morag McGilp, Mrs. ROSIE, Director, Friends for the Young Deaf.
  • Glyn ROSSER. For services to the Deaf.

BEM:

  • Ronald Frederick POWER, Head of Test and Development Group, Royal National Institute for the Deaf.

 

1992

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related British recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • John McDonald YOUNG, Chairman, British Deaf Association.

MBE:

  • Margaret, Mrs. WHITE, Vice Chairman, Sense. For services to the deaf-blind.

BEM:

  • Andrew Murray HOLMES, Associate Manufacturing Engineer, IBM United Kingdom Ltd and for services to the deaf.
  • Alan Marshall ROBERTS. For services to the hard of hearing in Bromley, Kent.

 

1993

New Year’s Honours

No known deaf related British recipients.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE

  • Miss Pearl Winifred KERRIDGE. For services to the Suffolk Deaf Association.
  • Elizabeth Mary, Mrs. SANDERS. For voluntary services to the Deaf in Yorkshire.
  • Glenda Vera, Mrs. BATEMAN. For services to the British Association of the Hard of Hearing.

 

1994

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Miss Joan Elizabeth SHIELDS. For services to education for Deaf-Blind Children.

MBE:

  • Dorothy, Mrs. HANSON. For services to the Campaign for Tackling Acquired Deafness.
  • Frank WARREN, Principal, Richardson House Rehabilitation Centre. For services to the Residential Care of Deaf People with Mental Illness.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • David REID, Registrar, Hearing Aid Council. For services to Consumer Protection.
  • Frederick George STOCKER. For services to Deaf People.

 

1995

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • William Mackinnon FERNIE, Chairman, Hearing Aid Council. For services to Consumer Protection.

MBE:

  • Susan, Mrs. HOLMAN, Chairman, Board of Governors, Royal Schools for the Deaf, Manchester. For services to Disabled Children.
  • James McGREGOR. For services to Deaf People in Scotland.
  • Austin Charles REEVES, Project Engineer, Coventry City Council and for services to Deaf People.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Arthur Frederick DIMMOCK, lately Chairman, Portsmouth Deaf Centre. For services to Deaf People.
  • Gillian Ann, Mrs. MORBEY, Director, SENSE Scotland. For services to Deaf and Blind People.

 

1996

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • David Stephens HYSLOP, lately Director, Breakthrough Trust. For services to Deaf People.

MBE:

  • Beatrice Frederika, Lady WRIGHT. For services to Deaf People. Co-founder, Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Rose Lilian, Mrs DEAN. For services to Deaf People in Bexley, Kent.
  • Roland HAYTHORNTHWAITE. For services to the British Deaf Sports Council.
  • David Reginald Careilw JOHN. For services to Clwyd Deaf Children’s Society.
  • Nigel John KING. For services to Deaf People.

 

1997

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Professor Dennis CHILD. For services to Deaf People

MBE:

  • Alison Helen Constance HEATH, Curator, the British Library. For services to Librananship and to Deaf People.
  • Constance May MARCROFT. For services to Deaf People in Sheffield.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • George William Guthrie MONTGOMERY. For services to the Donaldson Trust, Edinburgh and to Deaf People.

 

1998

New Year’s Honours

  • The Reverend Sarah KILBEY. For services to Deafened and Hearing Impaired People in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Miss Rosemary Faith McCALL. For services to the Link Centre and to care for Deaf People.
  • Miss Jane Morris WILMOT. For services to Transport for Deaf People.

1999

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Thomas Stewart SIMPSON. For services to the Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People.

 

MBE:

  • Ronald George INGALL. For services to Deaf People in Lincolnshire.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Ernest Townley KINDER JP. President, Bradford and District Association for Deaf People. For services to Disabled People and to the community in West Yorkshire.

 

2000

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Mrs Virginia Cloke, For services to SENSE. (Gloucester, Gloucestershire)
  • Keith William SIMMONS, For services to Deaf People in Bournemouth, Dorset. (Bournemouth, Dorset)
  • Martin Edwin THACKER, For services to the Chesterfield Deaf Society, Derbyshire. (Chesterfield, Derbyshire)
  • Sally Elizabeth, Mrs. BRYAN, Hearing Impairment Special Support Assistant, Worcestershire Service for Children with Sensory Impairments. For services to Young People with Special Needs.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Laura READ, Deputy chief executive, Deafblind UK. For services to the Millennium Awards Scheme. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)

 

2001

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Mary Eveline, Mrs. NAYLOR. For services to the Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People.
  • Barbara Ann, Mrs. SMITH. For services to Deaf People in Staffordshire.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Rodney Jeremy CLARK. Lately chief executive, Sense. For services to Deafblind People. (London, N5)

MBE:

  • Anthony Gordon BLUNT. Director general, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. For services to Deaf People. (Tiddington, Oxfordshire)
  • Mrs Annie Mary Beatrice JAMISON. For charitable services to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. (Crawfordsburn, Down)
  • Mrs Muriel MATHERS. For services to SENSE, The National Deafblind and Rubella Association. (Holywood, Down)

 

2002

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Edwin Nicholas OWEN. For services to the Shropshire Deaf Children’s Society. (Shrewsbury, Shropshire)
  • Diana Mary RAINBOW. For services to Young Deaf Activities in Buckinghamshire.
  • Brian Norman SYMINGTON. Director, Royal National Institute for Deaf People. For services to Deaf People. (Belfast)

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Ivan Gordon TUCKER. Principal, Mary Hare Grammar School. For services to the Education of Deaf People. (Newbury, Berkshire)

 

2003

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Martin John DODGSON. For services to Deaf and Blind people in Leeds. (Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire)

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Miss Anne Jessie Mackenzie MORRIS, lately Head, Fife Educational Service. For services to Children and Young People with Sensory Impairments.

 

2004

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Stephen Peter Powell, Chief Executive, SIGN. For services to Deaf People.

MBE:

  • Jill, Mrs. Bartrop. For services to Deaf People and the NHS in North Sheffield.
  • Dr. Bruce Fogle, Co-Founder, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. For services to Deaf People.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours
– No known deaf related British recipients

 

2005

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Lilian, Mrs LAWSON. Director, Scottish Council on Deafness. For services to Deaf People. (Bearsden, Dunbartonshire)

MBE:

  • Miss Margaret Ena GLASGOW. Tutor, Distance Learning Courses for Teachers of the Deaf, Birmingham, Hertfordshire and Oxford Brookes Universities. For services to Special Needs Education. (Epsom, Surrey)

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Shirley Ann, Mrs. DE GRUCHY. For services to the Jersey Society for Deaf Children and Young Adults.
  • Wilma Maureen, Mrs. McCREARY. For services to Deaf Education in Northern Ireland.
  • Colin Harry SAUNDERS, Director, Walsall Deaf Peoples’ Centre. For services to Education.

 

2006

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Susan DANIELS, Chief Executive, National Deaf Children’s Society and Disability Rights Commissioner. For services to Children with Special Needs.

MBE:

  • Lily SANSAM. For services to Deaf People in Hull.

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Craig CROWLEY, Chair, UK Deaf Sport. For services to Sport.
  • The Reverend Vera Susan Henrietta HUNT. For services to the Spiritual Needs of Deaf People and to the community in Hayes, Middlesex.

 

2007

New Year’s Honours

CBE:

  • Ms Mabel DAVIS. Headteacher, Heathlands Special School, Hertfordshire. For services to Special Needs Education. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)

MBE:

  • Helen, Mrs FOSTER. Founder, Saturday Club for Deaf Children, Isle of Wight. For services to Disabled Children. (Yarmouth, Isle of Wight)

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • John Rawcliffe Airey CRABTREE, DL. For services to SENSE (Deaf Blind Charity). (Crowle, Worcestershire)
  • Professor Adrian Charles DAVIS. Director, NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme and Medical Research Council Hearing and Communication Group. For services to Healthcare. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)
  • Drena, Mrs O’MALLEY. Resources Manager, Deafblind Scotland. For services to People with Dual Sensory Impairment. (Lenzie, Glasgow)

 

2008

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Mrs Dorothy Ann Rebecca HEGARTY. For services to Deaf People in Northern Ireland. (Londonderry
  • Mr Thomas Joseph KEOGAN. Consultant for Deaf Services, Darlington Borough Council. For services to Deaf People. (Durham)
  • Ms Rose-Ann O’MALLEY. Founder, Talking Hands Organisation. For services to Deaf People. (Northamptonshire)
  • Mrs Elizabeth WARD. For services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing People in Northern Ireland. (Londonderry)

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

CBE:

  • Dr John Menzies LOW. Chief Executive, Charities Aid Foundation. For services to the Voluntary Sector and to Deaf People. (Kent)

OBE:

  • Mr David John LIVERMORE. For services to People with Hearing Difficulties and to the Newbury Spring Festival in Berkshire. (Hampshire)
  • Mrs Sandra Anne VERKUYTEN. Chief Executive and Registrar, Hearing Aid Council. For services to Healthcare and to the community in London and Essex. (Essex)

MBE:

  • Mr John Alexander HAY. Senior Lecturer, Deaf Studies, Wolverhampton University. For services to Higher Education and to Deaf People. (West Midlands)
  • Mrs Jennifer Mary SMITH. For voluntary service to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. (Hertfordshire)

 

2009

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Mr David Charles BULLOCK. Electronic Workshop Engineer, Institute of Hearing Research, Medical Research Council. For services to Science. (Nottinghamshire)
  • Mr John Francis CARBERRY. Training Officer, Royal National Institute for the Deaf. For services to the community in Northern Ireland. (Antrim)

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Mr Philip Norman SAUNDERS. For voluntary service to Hearing-Impaired People in Bath. (Bristol)

 

2010

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Dr Anthony Bernard BEST. For services to the Education of Deafblind Children. (Tyne and Wear)

MBE:

  • Mrs Mary Beatrice GUEST. For services to People with Sensory Impairment. (Shropshire)

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Mrs Elsie Doreen GUNNING. For voluntary service to Deaf People in South Wales. (Mid Glamorgan)

 

2011

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Ms Laraine CALLOW. Director of Deafworks. For services to Deaf and Hearing Impaired People. (London)
  • Mr Alan David MURRAY. For Services to Deaf People. (London)
  • Mr Samuel Hague JOHNSON. For services to Hearing Impaired People in Tameside. (Greater Manchester)

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Mr Asif IQBAL, Project Manager, Deaf Parenting UK. For services to Deaf and Disabled People. (Hertfordshire)
  • Mr Peter John PULLAN, Lately Chairman, StageText. For services to Deaf, Deafened and Hard of Hearing People. (London)
  • Mr John Leslie TOWNEND, Communication Support Worker, Rampton Hospital, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. For services to Deaf People. (Nottinghamshire)

 

2012

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Tricia , Mrs KEMP. For voluntary service to Children with Hearing Disabilities. (London)

MBE:

  • Umesh VALJEE. Cricketer. For services to Deaf Cricket. (Middlesex)

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE:

  • Mr Hugh Joseph OGUS. For services to Education through the Mary Hare School for the Deaf in Newbury and the Lighting Education Trust. (London)

BEM:

  • Mrs Mary Elizabeth Anne MOSS. Fundraiser, Hampshire. For services to People with Hearing Impairments. (Hampshire)

 

2013

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Ms Caroline PARKER. Actress. For services to Deaf Theatre and Drama. (London)

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Marwood Thomas BRAUND. Chief Executive, Hearing Concern. For services to People with Hearing Impairments. (Sutton, Surrey)

BEM:

  • Paul James WOODHAM. For voluntary service to Deafblind People through the Sense Holiday Programme. (Staines, Middlesex)

 

2014

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Dr Margaret DU FEU. For services to Deaf People in Northern Ireland. (Leominster, Herefordshire)
  • Terrence Anthony RILEY. Chief Executive, British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust and Chair, British Deaf Association. For services to Broadcasting and Deaf People. (Ashford, Kent).

MBE:

  • David Kenneth METHERELL. Co-Founder, The Elizabeth Foundation. For services to People with Hearing Impairments and their Families. (Portsmouth, Hampshire)
  • Shirley, Mrs METHERELL.Co-Founder, The Elizabeth Foundation. For services to People with Hearing Impairments and their Families. (Portsmouth, Hampshire)
  • Irene May, Mrs HAYLOCK. Volunteer, Southend Hospital Audiology Department. For voluntary services to People with Hearing Impairments. (Benfleet, Essex)

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Angela, Mrs HARDING. Co-Founder and Trustee, Christopher Place. For services to Children with Hearing Impairments and Complex Language Needs. (London)
  • Alan MACDONALD. Honorary Treasurer, Scottish Council on Deafness. For services to Deaf People in Scotland. (Muthill, Perth and Kinross)

 

MBE:

  • Ruth, Mrs MYERS. For services to Improving Telecommunications Access for Deaf People. (Chorleywood, Hertfordshire)

 

BEM:

  • Irene, Mrs FYFE. For services to Hearing Impaired People in Lanarkshire. (Kirkintilloch, Glasgow)

 

2015

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Roy Frederick COX. Chair, Sense Scotland. For services to the Deafblind. (Clydebank, Dunbartonshire)

MBE:

  • Barbara, Mrs DRUMMOND. Holiday Camps Organiser, Derby Deaf Children’s Society. For services to Children with Special Needs and Disabilities in Derbyshire and Lincolnshire. (Derbyshire)
  • Dr Kenneth David JONES. Holiday Camps Organiser, Derby Deaf Children’s Society. For services to Children with Special Needs and Disabilities in Derbyshire and Lincolnshire. (Lincolnshire)

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Norman Brian MOORE. Lately Director, Wales Council for Deaf People. For services to Deaf People in Wales. (Llanelli, Carmarthenshire)

 

2016

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Susan Mary, Mrs BROUGHTON. Lately Acting Chair of the Trustee Board, (Sue Lewis) Deaf Education Through Listening and Talking charity. For services to Children with Special Educational Needs. (Telford, Shropshire)

MBE:

  • Cedric MOON. Lately Band D, Flood and Coastal Risk Management, Welsh Government. For services to Equality and voluntary service to the Deaf Community in South Wales. (Whitchurch, Cardiff)
  • Lindsey Jane, Mrs ROUSSEAU. Founder and Facilitator, National Sensory Impairment Partnership, National Deaf Children’s Society, London. For services to Special Educational Needs. (London)

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Miss Elizabeth Mary HAJNRYCH, Assistant Officer, Personal Tax, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Innovation and Taxpayers with Hearing Difficulties. (Wigan, Lancashire)

MBE:

  • The Reverend Heather Margaret WRIGHT, For services to the community particularly Deafblind People in Norfolk. (Norwich, Norfolk)

 

2017

New Year’s Honours

OBE:

  • Brian John Russell GALE. Director of Policy and Campaigns, National Deaf Children’s Society. For services to Special Educational Needs. (Cambridgeshire)
  • Stephen HILL. Chair, Action on Hearing Loss. For services to People with Hearing Problems and charity. (Lytham St Annes, Lancashire)

BEM:

  • Ms Yvonne Dedei ARYEETEY-MARMON-HALM. Administrative Officer, Capabilities and Resources, Home Office. For services to Hearing Impaired Staff in the Home Office. (London)

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

OBE:

  • Karen, Mrs RILEY. Lately Headteacher, Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children, Camden, London. For services to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. (Salisbury, Wiltshire)

MBE:

  • Mary Elizabeth, Mrs MCNULTY. Headteacher, St Roch’s Primary and Hearing Impaired School. For services to Education and the Deaf community in Glasgow. (Bearsden, Dunbartonshire)

BEM:

  • Elaine, Miss MCHAFFIE. Volunteer, North East Sensory Service, Aberdeen Branch. For services to People with Disabilities and Charity. (Aberdeen)
  • Ann Miriam, Mrs SQUIRRELL. Founder, Mid-Suffolk Axis. For services to People with Physical and Sensory Disabilities in Mid-Suffolk. (Stowmarket, Suffolk)

 

2018

New Year’s Honours

MBE:

  • Margaret Gilmour Wilson, Mrs MOODIE. Lately Volunteer, St Columba’s. For services to People with Life Limiting Illnesses and to Deaf People in Scotland. (Edinburgh)

 

Queen’s Birthday Honours

MBE

  • Lawrence Paul CLEARY. Founder and Chair, Help Ear and Allied Research. For services to Deaf People. (Altringham, Cheshire)
  • Marie, Mrs SWEENEY. Front Line Manager HM Revenue and Customs. For services to the deaf and hard of hearing. (Preston, Lancashire)

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