Thomas Renfrew, CBE (18 June 1901 – 17 January 1975) was HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland from 1957to 1966.
Renfrew was educated at Eastbank Academy and the University of Glasgow. He joined the City of Glasgow Police in 1919; and transferred to Lanarkshire rising to be Chief Constable between 1945 and 1957.
Renfrewshire is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.
Charles Scott Dickson FRSE LLD was a Scottish Unionist politician and judge.
Clarenceux King of Arms, historically often spelled Clarencieux, is an officer of arms at the College of Arms in London. Clarenceux is the senior of the two provincial kings of arms and his jurisdiction is that part of England south of the River Trent. The office almost certainly existed in 1420, and there is a fair degree of probability that there was a Claroncell rex heraldus armorum in 1334. There are also some early references to the southern part of England being termed Surroy, but there is not firm evidence that there was ever a king of arms so called. The title of Clarenceux is supposedly derived from either the Honour of the Clare earls of Gloucester, or from the Dukedom of Clarence (1362). With minor variations, the arms of Clarenceux have, from the late fifteenth century, been blazoned as Argent a Cross on a Chief Gules a Lion passant guardant crowned with an open Crown Or.
Norroy and Ulster King of Arms is the Provincial King of Arms at the College of Heralds with jurisdiction over England north of the Trent and Northern Ireland. The two offices of Norroy and Ulster were formerly separate. Norroy King of Arms is the older office, there being a reference as early as 1276 to a "King of Heralds beyond the Trent in the North". The name Norroy is derived from the French nort roi meaning 'north king'. The office of Ulster Principal King of Arms for All-Ireland was established in 1552 by King Edward VI to replace the older post of Ireland King of Arms, which had lapsed in 1487.
The Paisley and Renfrew railway was an early Scottish railway company that constructed and operated a line between Paisley and the River Clyde at Renfrew Wharf, enabling journeys between Glasgow and Paisley by connecting river boat. The railway was built to the track gauge of 4 ft 6 in on stone block sleepers.
Friars School is a school in Bangor, Gwynedd, and one of the oldest schools in Wales.
The East Indies Station was a formation and command of the British Royal Navy. Created in 1744 by the Admiralty, it was under the command of the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies.
Elizabeth Lorna Hood, is a minister of the Church of Scotland. From 1979 to 2016, she was the Minister of North Parish Church, Renfrew. From 2013 to 2014, she also served as Moderator of its General Assembly.
John Stuart Mowat, was a Scottish Sheriff and Liberal Party politician.
David Gray, CBE, QPM was HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland from 1970 to 1979.
Edward Frizzell, CBE, QPM, OStJ was HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland from 1979 to 1983.
John MacInnes Boyd was HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland from 1993 to 1996.
Captain Edward Calcott Pryce CBE, was a British Solicitor and Liberal Party politician.
Thomas Oswald Wonnacott was Archdeacon of Suffolk from 1938 to 1947.
Sir John Andrew McKay, CBE, OStJ, QPM was Chief Inspector of Constabulary from 1970 until 1972.
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is the most senior advisor on nursing matters in a government. There are CNOs in the United Kingdom who are appointed to advise their respective governments: Her Majesty's Government, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government, and the Welsh Government. Each CNO is assisted by one or more Deputy Chief Nursing Officers, and are complemented by a Chief Medical Officer.