Stanley William Frederick MARTIN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-12-09
Education Bromley GS, UC Oxford (MA, pres OU Law Soc 1957), Inner Temple (student scholar)
Books & Publications Publications Diplomatic Handbook (contrib, 2 edn 1977 to 8 edn 2004), Royal Service: History of Royal Victorian Order, Medal and Chain (jtly, Vol I 1996, Vol II 2001), The Order of Merit: One Hundred Years of Matchless Honour (2006), Honouring Commonwealth Citizens (contrib, 2007); also contrib to Jl of Orders and Medals Res Soc, Jl of Royal Over-Seas League, Bermuda Jl of Maritime History, Diplomat Magazine
Recreations collecting too many books, manuscripts and obituaries, historical research and writing, walking, siestas, watching old films in the afternoon, travelling by train
Clubs Royal Over-Seas League (memb Central Cncl 1982-2010, memb Exec Ctee 1993-2010, vice-chm 2002-05, chm 2005-10, vice-pres 2010-), Oxford and Cambridge, Danish
Style Stanley Martin, Esq, CVO
Career mil serv 2 Lieut RASC 1953-55; entered CRO 1958, asst private sec to Sec of State 1959-62; first sec: Canberra 1962-64, Kuala Lumpur 1964-67; Planning Staff and Personnel Dept FCO 1967-70, seconded to CSD (CSSB) 1970-71, asst marshal Dip Corps 1972-81, first asst marshal Dip Corps 1981-92, assoc head Protocol Dept FCO 1986-92, ret Dip Serv 1992, protocol advsr FCO 1993-; Extra Gentleman Usher to HM The Queen 1993-; visiting prof Univ of Westminster 1987- (hon fell 1998); freelance lectr 1993-; diplomatic conslt: Hyde Park Hotel 1993-99, Grosvenor House 1999-2002; advsr: The Consular Corps of London 1993-, London Mayors' Assoc 2004- (hon memb 2006); memb: Ctee London Diplomatic Assoc 1972-, Cncl The Oxford Univ Soc 1993-2002, Advsy Cncl Spanish Inst of Protocol Studies 1997-, Cwlth Observer Gp Guyana Elections 1997, Ctee European Atlantic Gp 2002-10, Pilgrims, Royal Historical Soc; tstee: The Attlee Fndn 1993-99, Toynbee Hall 1996-99, Jt Commonwealth Socs Tst 2005-10; patron Apex Tst 2002- (vice-patron 1995-2002); govr Goodenough Coll for Overseas Graduates 2005-10; Freeman City of London 1988; FRSA 1985; Companion Order of Distinguished Serv (Brunei) 1992
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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