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Civil Honours published in the London Gazette, January 1946–June 2017

 

Examined every New Year Gazette and every Royal Birthday Gazette since January 1946 – June 2017. A total of 71 New Year Honours and 72 Royal Birthday Honours.

Identified 211 Polish surnames who have gained 217 official Civil Honours since 1946

7 Polish Individuals received 2 Honours each

( 1 )  Anna Felicja Dominiczak      {OBE in 2004 and DBE in 2016)
( 2 )  Julian Filochowski      (OBE in 1998 and CMG in 2003)
( 3 )  John Madejski       (OBE in 2000 and Knighthood in 2008)
( 4 )  Marie-Noelle Orzel       (OBE in 2005 and QVRM in 2013) – Civil and Military Honours
( 5 )  Agnes Parczewski       (MBE in 1963 and OBE in 1978)
( 6 )  Sir Joseph Rotblat       (CBE in 1965 and KCMG in 1998)
( 7 )  Stefan Slabczynski       (MBE in 1964 and CBE in 1975)

2 Polish couples - both received an MBE simultaneously

John and Wendy Palczynski       (2016 =jointly work for Foster Carer, Guildford City Council)
Robert and Caroline Rejdak       {2008 =jointly established Foster Carer Institute, Hitchin, Herts)

6 Polish names have received a Knighthood

( 1 )  Sir Leszek Borysiewicz    (2000 – Dean of Medicine at Imperial College, currently Vice Chancellor, Cambridge University)
( 2 )  Sir John Madejski    (2008 – Patron of Royal Academy, Owner of Reading FC and Founder of Loot Magazine)
( 3 )  Sir Andrzej Panufnik    (1990 – Classical Composer, Pianist and Conductor)
( 4 )  Sir Leon Radzinowicz    (1970 – Founder of Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University)
( 5 )  Sir Joseph Rotblat    (1998 – Professor of Physics at St. Bartholomew Hospital)
( 6 )  Sir Albert Sakzewski    (1973 – Australian Charity Patron)

Other Leading Civil Honours (by Seniority)

CMG  =  4  (Filochowski 2003, Kopernicki 2011, Roman 2011, Tyszkiewicz 1998)
MVO  =  3  (Kania 2004, Klokow 1976, Zielinska-Millar 2008)
RVM  =  3  (A. Lazarczuk 1985, J. Lazarczuk 2014, Niedojadlo 2011)
PC  = 1  (Karminski, 1967)
DBE  =  2
CBE 16
OBE  =  58
MBE  =  98
BEM  =  22
QPM  =  1
QFSM  =  1
QAM = 1

Geographically-based 217 Polish Civil Honour Awards

England  =  164
Scotland  =  12
Wales  =  5
Poland 6
Australia 6
Other Countries 23  

Leading Social Backgrounds of 211 Polish Civil Honour Recipients (64%)

Civil Service  =  62  (29%)
Academia  =  33  (16%)
Medicine  =  25  (12%)          
Art / Music  =  15  (7%)

Number of 217 Polish Civil Honour Awards (8 Decades/71 years to date)

1946 - 1949  =  1
1950 - 1959  =  3
1960 - 1969  =  17
1970 - 1979  =  35
1980 - 1989  =  29
1990 - 1999  =  32
2000 - 2009 =  54
2010 - 2017  =  46

 


PHS_logo_subheadCivil Honours data

British Civil Honours List (January 1946 to June 2017)  
December / January = New Year Honours
June = Royal Birthday Honours
[Includes some non-Polish Ladies who have married Polish men *]

    Civil     London  
Surname First Name Honour Year Date Gazette No. Page No.

Balanowski Thomas MBE 2007 June 58358 B14
Baraniak Catherine OBE 2003 June 56963 B10
Baranowski Alan QAM 2016 June 61608 B36
Baranowski Cezary Aleksander MBE 1978 December 47723 21
Baranski Gillian Elizabeth OBE 2015 June 61256 B11
Bartosik * Jeannine Patricia MBE 1994 June 53696 B16
Bienkowska Christina Anna CBE 2003 June 56963 B8
Bilinski Jozef OBE 1976 Honorary Award (FCO)  
Blaszka Stanislaw OBE 1973 June 45984 6491
Blazewicz Witold OBE 1980 December 48467 18
Blazwick (Blaszczyk) Iwona OBE 2007 December 58557 N9
Bliszczak Marysia MBE 2012 June 60173 B14
Bochener Cecilia Dorothea MBE 1974 January 46162 13
Bogusz Adam Krzysztof OBE 2009 June 59090 B9
Borysiewicz FRS DL Leszek Krzysztof Sir 2000 December 56070 1
Brochenska * Patricia MBE 1998 December 55354 24
Brzechwa-Ajdukiewicz Andrew Adam OBE 1990 December 52382 16
Brzozowska Jennifer Mary OBE 2014 December 61092 N11
Budzynski Antoni BEM 1989 June 51772 B20
Bujalska Eleanor Margaret MBE 2004 June 57315 B14
Burakowski Antoni MBE 2007 December 58557 N14
Buszewicz Marian MBE 1978 June 47549 6247
Casimir-Mrowczynska Bronislawa MBE 1965 January 43529 17
Chojecki * Caroline Elizabeth MBE 1986 June 50551 B12
Ciastula Tadeusz Leopold OBE 1971 January 45262 9
Czechowicz Zofia MBE 1971 January 45262 13
Czelmy Kazimierz Tadeusz MBE 1973 June 45984 6485
Czudej * Gertrude Kathleen MBE 1983 December 49583 13
Darewski Barrie Randel OBE 1988 June 51365 B9
Dominiczak Anna Felicja OBE 2004 December 57509 N10
Dominiczak Anna Felicja DBE 2016 June 61608 B8
Dlugolecka-Graham Maria Jadwiga MBE 2009 December 59282 N16
Dutkowski-Southworth Janina OBE 2002 June 56595 B12
Elwertowski Henryk Jerzy CBE 1972 June 45678 6262
Filochowski  Julian OBE 1998 June 55155 B11
Filochowski OBE Julian CMG 2003 December 57155 S3
Fiuczek Zdislaw Franciszek OBE 1966 January 43854 21
Forrester (Wronka) * Leslie Rosemary MBE 1976 January 46777 21
Galewski Michael MBE 1974 January 46162 14
Gorczynski Philippe MBE 2009 Honorary Award (FCO)
Goscinski Antoni Gwidon CBE 1979 June 47869 B7
Grece-Dabrowska * Claire MBE 1985 December 50361 17
Grodecki Janusz Kazimierz OBE 1983 June 49375 B10
Gronow Philip Howard OBE 2004 December 57509 N11
Gudiens Urszula Krystina BEM 2017 June 61962 B28
Halicki David Gerard MBE 2003 December 57155 S17
Henderson (Zaklukiewicz)  Mary BEM 1983 June 49375 B25
Hubicki * Margaret Olive MBE 1986 December 50764 12
Hulanicki Barbara OBE 2011 December 60009 N11
Iwanowicz Shelagh MBE 2006 December 58196 N18
Janikiewicz Stefan Maria Jozef MBE 2014 December 61092 N20
Jankowska* Lynne BEM 2016 June 61608 B30
Jastrzebski Mark Anthony BEM 2013 June 60534 B13
Jedynak Flora Krystyna MBE 1958 June 41404 3532
Juny Mieczyslaw Marian MBE 1976 June 46919 8029
Kajewski William Frederick MBE 1971 June 45384 5978
Kalinowski Franciszek BEM 1984 December 49969 23
Kania Tadeusz MVO 2004 June 57315 B4
Kaniuk Jeanne OBE 2009 December 59282 N10
Kantowski Franciszek Zygmunt BEM 1985 December 50361 22
Karasinski Kazimierz Jozef MBE 2014 Honorary Award (FCO)
Karminski Seymour Edward PC 1967 January 44210 1
Karpinski Waclaw MBE 1972 June 45678 6269
Kasicki Maxine MBE 2009 June 59090 B19
Kaye (Kozlowski)  Zdislaw Franciszek MBE 1975 June 46593 7383
Kedzierzykowski Idelfons Florian MBE 1951 January 39104 18
Kempinska Maria Zofina MBE 2008 December 58929 N19
Klamborowski Frederica Mary MBE 1962 June 42683 4329
Klocek Tadeusz Stanislaw MBE 1965 January 43529 17
Klokow Henry MVO 1976 June 46919 8019
Knapik Stefan MBE 2011 June 59808 B18
Kobryn * Mary Elizabeth MBE 1989 June 51772 B14
Kolasa Joan Ann MBE 2002 December 56797 S19
Kolpa Maria MBE 2008 December 58929 N19
Kon Stanislaw Kazimierz CBE 1964 June 43343 4947
Kopernicki Jan Marcell CMG 2011 December 60009 N3
Kornicki Richard CBE 2000 December 56070 9
Kosarski Zbigniew Zdzislaw MBE 1992 December 53153 15
Koska Marc Andrew OBE 2005 December 57855 N11
Kotlewski Edward Alexander MBE 1997 December 54993 19
Kowal Ian Marian OBE 1976 January 46777 19
Kozakiewicz Tadeusz Karol BEM 1974 June 46310 6818
Koziell Zygryd Peter BEM 1979 June 47869 B14
Kozlowski Piotr Maciej MBE 1963 January 42870 17
Krasowski Andrzej Filip OBE 2000 December 56070 24
Kraszewski Tadeusz Michal OBE 1967 June 44326 6289
Krzywiec-Hornich Wincent MBE 1967 June 44326 6285
Kucewicz Anna MBE 2009 December 59282 N18
Kwiatkowski Tadeusz MBE 1993 June 53332 B18
Lazarczuk Adam RVM 1985 June 50154 B4
Lazarczuk Jose Manuel RVM 2014 December 61092 N5
Lazarski Janina Barbara BEM 2015 June 61256 B31
Leniewski Joseph MBE 1969 June 44863 5976
Limon Jerzy OBE 2014 Honorary Award (FCO)
Lohman Jack (Jacek) CBE 2012 June 60173 B7
Losinska * Kathleen Mary OBE 1985 December 50361 10
Lubin Helen MBE 2001 December 56430 S18
MacLellan-Chlebowska * Jean OBE 2012 June 60173 B9
Madejski John Robert OBE 2000 June 55879 B12
Madejski OBE John Robert Sir 2008 December 58929 N1
Malinowski Wladyslaw BEM 1974 January 46162 27
Mankiewicz Andrew Robert OBE 2011 June 59808 B24
Markowski Boleslaw OBE 1962 January 42552 24
Martin Jurek OBE 1996 December 54625 25
Matuszak Henryk MBE 1982 December 49212 15
Matyszak Lorna Faith MBE 2002 June 56595 S19
Mayaski Elaine June BEM 2014 December 61092 N32
Miloszewska Maria Antonina MBE 1996 June 54427 B21
Moore Isabella Krystyna CBE 2003 December 57155 S8
Nazarko Linda OBE 2006 June 58014 B12
Niedojadlo Stephen Mark RVM 2011 December 60009 N4
Nieradzik Dorota Malgorzata MBE 2004 June 57315 B19
Nosowski Richard John OBE 1998 June 55155 B13
Nowik Henry Ian OBE 1975 January 46444 22
Oborski * Frances Mary MBE 2015 June 61256  B22
Odulinski Pauline OBE 2013 June 60534 B12
Orzel Marie-Noelle OBE 2005 June 57665 B11
Osowska Francesca OBE 2014 December 61092 N14
Ostrycharz * Helen Ruth OBE 1996 June 54427 B13
Pachowski Stanislaw Walerian BEM 1978 December 47723 26
Palczybski John MBE 2016 June 61608 B22
Palczybski* Wendy MBE 2016 June 61608 B22
Panufnik Andrzej Sir 1990 December 52382 2
Parczewski  Agnes MBE 1963 January 42870 21
Parczewski  Agnes OBE 1978 December 47723 18
Pasek Nicola MBE 2010 June 59446 B20
Pelczynski Zbigniew Andrzej OBE 1992 June 52952 B11
Peszynski Ireneusz Grzegorz MBE 1995 June 54066 B22
Pieniazek Harry Anthony MBE 2005 December 57855 N21
Pieprzyca Bronislaw Wojciech BEM 1980 December 48467 26
Piotrowska Elzbieta Wanda OBE 2013 December 60728 N13
Piotrowski Susan Marguerite OBE 2015 June 61256 B14
Pniewska Danuta Stanislava MBE 1988 June 51365 B15
Poczopko  Elizabeth Julia BEM 1990 December 52382 23
Podhorodecka Aleksandra MBE 2012 December 60367 N21
Podlewski Henryk OBE 1968 January 44484 21
Podolecki George Zbigniew MBE 1996 June 54427 B26
Pollok Audrey Rose MBE 1999 December 55710 29
Pollok Susan Veronica OBE 1995 December 54255 13
Poznanski Irena Johanna OBE 1973 June 45984 6492
Przybylski Stefan Julian CBE 2010 June 59446 B8
Puczylowski Feliks MBE 2002 December 56797 S21
Radlinski Kristian MBE 2007 June 58358 B21
Radzinowicz Leon Sir 1970 January 44999 2
Read Maria Grazyna MBE 2000 December 56070 21
Reczek Anthony Feliks OBE 2015 June 61256 B26
Rejdak Caroline  MBE 2008 December 58929 N21
Rejdak Robert MBE 2008 December 58929 N21
Rotblat FRS Joseph CBE 1965 January 43529 11
Rotblat FRS Joseph Sir 1998 June 55155 B3
Roman Stephan (Stefan) CMG 2011 June 59808 B3
Romanowski Genek Crammond MBE 2004 December 57509 N21
Romanski Andrzej Antoni MBE 1977 December 47418 17
Ross-Wawrzynski Dana DBE 2013 June 60534 B7
Ruzicka Joseph Henry MBE 1976 January 46777 17
Rybotycki Wieslaw Roman BEM 1976 June 46919 8041
Sakzewski Albert Sir 1973 January 45860 2
Scholtz Teresa Maria OBE 2002 December 56797 S24
Sieczarek * Margaret MacPherson MBE 1995 June 54066 B23
Sienkiewicz John OBE 2002 December 56797 S12
Sienkiewicz Teresa OBE 2012 December 60367 N13
Skarbek GM (Granville) Maria Krystyna OBE 1947 May 37959 2249
Skorupska Nina Maria CBE 2015 December 61450 N10
Skwirzynski Jozef Kazimierz MBE 1987 June 50948 B14
Slabczynski Stefan MBE 1964 June 43343 4955
Slabczynski Stefan CBE 1975 June 46593 7377
Slapak Maurice CBE 1998 December 55354 8
Slawinski (Lowe) * Kendra OBE 1995 December 54255 13
Slodyczak Edna BEM 1987 December 51171 23
Slominski Jan Zygmunt MBE 1956 January 40669 27
Soltysik Adam MBE 1960 January 41909 26
Spaczynski Terence Zygmunt MBE 1995 June 54066 B23
Stachowiak-Kowalska Barbara Ellen MBE 2004 December 57509 N25
Stanislas Paul OBE 2000 December 56070 24
Stella-Sawicki Marek Andrzej MBE 2012 June 60173 B21
Stiasny Mary OBE 2013 June 60534 B13
Strzelecki Henri Francis MBE 1985 December 50361 16
Studzinski John Joseph Paul CBE 2007 December 58557 N8
Szembel Nigel MBE 1999 December 55710 33
Szmidt Waclaw BEM 1986 June 50551 B23
Szubynski Charlotte Ewa MBE 1986 December 50764 15
Tarnowski Jozef MBE 2000 June 55879 B25
Terlezki Stefan CBE 1992 June 52952 B9
Terlikowski *  Violet BEM 1971 January 45262 26
Terpilowski Susan Carol OBE 2014 June 60895 B15
Thomas (Paczosa) * Evelyn Mary MBE 1969 June 44863 5978
Tonak * Dorothy Enid MBE 1993 June 53332 B21
Traska * Alison Jane MBE 1998 December 55354 22
Tyszkiewicz Zygmunt Jan CMG 1998 June 55155 B3
Wallis Simon Zbigniew OBE 2015 June 61256 B15
Wardzinski Erazm Franciszek MBE 1980 December 48467 17
Warzynska Sandra Irene MBE 2011 December 60009 N23
Wasik Martin CBE 2007 December 58557 N8
Wasylyk * Pamela Margaret BEM 1988 December 51578 23
Whitty (Tangl) Anna Maria MBE 2016 June 61608 B25
Wiatrek Una Maria MBE 2017 June 61962 B23
Wieclawski Kazimierz BEM 1983 December 49583 25
Winnicki Anni MBE 1983 December 49583 16
Wojciechowska Urszula MBE 2015 December 61450 N27
Wojciechowski Jessie OBE 2009 December 59282 N13
Wojak Wlodzimierz MBE 1979 June 47869 B10
Wojcik Zbigniew MBE 2003 June 56963 B24
Wojtowicz Anna Maria MBE 2013 June 60534 B24
Wolski Margaret MBE 2009 June 59090 B24
Woroncow Barbara OBE 1999 December 55710 17
Wroclawski Alan John QFSM 1999 December 55710 37
Wybrow Rosina MBE 1996 June 54427 B25
Wyrko David John QPM 1995 June 54066 B28
Zabludowicz Anita OBE 2015 December 61450 N16
Zadora-Chrzastowska Patricia MBE 2004 December 57509 N15
Zaremba Edwin BEM 1987 June 50948 B22
Zarnecki Jerzy (George) CBE 1970 January 44999 9
Zemla (Sobieszczyk) Eleanor MBE 1973 January 45860 17
Zielinska-Millar Ewa Grazyna MVO 2008 December 58929 N3
Zienkiewicz Olgierd Cecil CBE 1988 December 51578 9
Zimand Konrad MBE 2001 June 56237 B24
Zuk Tadeusz Jan MBE 1982 December 48467 17

Key to Honours
Sir = Knight Bachelor
CMG = Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
MVO = Member of the Royal Victorian Order
RVM = Royal Victorian Medal
PC = Privy Councillor
DBE = Dame Commander of the British Empire
CBE = Ordinary Commander of the British Empire
OBE = Ordinary Officer of the British Empire
MBE = Ordinary Member of the British Empire
BEM = British Empire Medal
QAM = Queen's Ambulance Service Medal
QPM = Queen's Police Medal
QFSM = Queen's Fire Service Medal

Dataset compiled by Christopher Marek Rencki