1964 Prime Minister's Resignation Honours

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The 1964 Prime Minister's Resignation Honours were officially announced in the London Gazette of 27 November 1964 and marked the October 1964 electoral defeat of Prime Minister Sir Alec-Douglas-Home.[1]

Political list[edit]

Hereditary Peerages[edit]



Life Peerages[edit]

Privy Counsellors[edit]


Knights Bachelor[edit]

Order of the Companions of Honour[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Dames Commander (DBE)[edit]

Knights Commander (KBE)[edit]

Commanders (CBE)[edit]

  • Reginald Thomas Glenny, For political services in Marylebone.
  • George Hutchinson, For political services.
  • Joan Florence Mary, Lady Newman, For political and public services in Hitchin.
  • The Rt. Hon. The Lord Tweedsmuir, OBE, Chairman, Joint East and Central African Board 1950–1952. President, Commonwealth and British Empire Chambers of Commerce 1955–1957. A Governor of the Commonwealth Institute since 1958. President, Institute of Export since 1963. For political and public services.

Officers (OBE)[edit]

  • Peter Reginald George Horton, For political services.
  • Brendon Straker Sewill, For political services.

Members (MBE)[edit]

  • Kathleen Mary Bryant, For political services.
  • Alexander Douglas Eastwood, For political services in Kingston-upon-Hull.

Personal list[edit]


Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Companion (CMG)[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Commanders (CBE)[edit]

  • John Brett Fletcher, MBE, Solicitor and Managing Trustee of the Dorneywood Trust.
  • John Francis Hewitt, Secretary for Appointments to the Prime Minister since 1961.

Officers (OBE)[edit]

Members (MBE)[edit]

  • Mabel Ethel Dodd, Clerical Officer (Secretary) in the office of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, since 1958.
  • John Thomas Marling, A member of the House of Commons staff in charge of the Conservative Chief Whip's messengers.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

  • Alice Mable Florence Lewis, Telephonist in the Prime Minister's Office since 1951.
  • Bernard Walton Pettifer, Head Government Butler since 1953.
  • Robert Andrew Watt Shearer, Sir Alec Douglas-Home's official driver for many years.
  • Sidney Frederick Jack Toogood, Ex-Detective Inspector, Metropolitan Police: Sir Alec Douglas-Home's detective from 1960–1964.
  • Edward James Wren, Detective-Sergeant, Metropolitan Police. Sir Alec Douglas-Home's detective from 1960–1963.


  1. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43502. pp. 10227–10229. 27 November 1964. Retrieved 2008-08-25.