Cecil Raymond Julian HUMPHERY-SMITH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1928-10-29
Education St John's Hurstpierpoint, Univ of London Sch of Hygiene and Tropical Med, Parma, Univ of Kent
Publications Publications books incl: The Colour of Heraldry (jtly), General Armory Two, Heraldry in Canterbury Cathedral, Chronicles of Thomas Chough, Anglo-Norman Armory (2 vols), An Atlas and Index of Parish Registers, Introducing Family History (1957), Sonnets of Life, Hugh Revel, Master of the Hospital, 1258-1277; author of several film scripts, books, numerous articles and lectures on subjects auxiliary to history, heraldry and family history
Recreations designing coats of arms, writing sonnets, walking, enjoying the company of grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Cecil Humphery-Smith, Esq, OBE, FSA
Career mangr Consumer Servs Dept H J Heinz Co 1955-60, conslt De Rica Spa 1961-74, md Achievements Ltd 1961-81 (chm 1981-91); fndr, princ and tstee Inst of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies 1961- (chm of Ct 1961-77 and 1990-97); dir Tabard Press 1959-94; ed Family History 1962-; co-fndr Fedn Family History Societies 1974; exec prodr Prospero Films 2003-; lectr in extra mural studies Univs of: London 1951-96, Kent 1951-96, Oxford 1960-65; visiting prof Univs of: Minho 1970-72, Bologna 1996; sec gen: XIII Int Congress of Genealogy and Heraldry 1976, VIII Colloquium Internationale d'Héraldique 1993, Bureau Permanent des Congrès Internationaux des Sciences Généalogique et Héraldiques 1976-; memb Cncl Heraldry Soc 1953- (vice-pres 1993-); pres Int Fedn Schs of Family History Studies 2001; vice-pres: Cambridge Univ Heraldic and Genealogical Soc 1954-, Assoc of Genealogists and Record Agents 1994-; UNESCO, ISSC, corr Int Archives Cncl; memb Governing Cncl Rutherford Coll 1992-2001; Arvid Bergman lauriat 1961, d'Altenstein Prize 1961, academician l'Académie Internationale d'Héraldique 1976 (memb Cncl 1986-), Julian Bickersteth Meml Medal 1986, Prix Delenda 1995, Gustaf von Numers Prize 1996; hon fell Canterbury Christ Church Univ 2008; Freeman City of London 1967, Liveryman Worshipful Cos of Broderers and Scriveners (hon historian); fell Heraldry Soc, FSA; Knight of Obedience SMOM, co-fndr OMV
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