Duke Prince Richard
(1944-present)

Aged 77

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, KG, GCVO, GCStJ, FRIBA (Richard Alexander Walter George; born 26 August 1944) is a member of the British royal family. He is the second son of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, as well as the youngest of the nine grandchildren of King George V and Queen Mary. At birth, he was fifth in the line of succession to the British throne; currently he is 30th and the highest person on the list who is not a direct descendant of King George VI, who was his uncle. He practised as an architect until the death of his elder brother placed him in direct line to inherit his father's dukedom of Gloucester, which he assumed in 1974. He is a paternal first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. He married Birgitte van Deurs in July 1972. They have three children.

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Commemorated on 8 plaques

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The Railway Heritage Trust Conservation Award presented to Chiltern Railways & The Birmingham Alliance for Birmingham Moor Street station by HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO 2004

Moor Street Station, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they presented an award

Coalbrookdale Old Furnace. This building was opened by HRH The Duke of Gloucester on 27th July 1982

The Old Furnace, Coalbrookdale, United Kingdom where they opened

1580 1980 This plaque was unveiled by H.R.H. Duke of Gloucester G.C.V.O. on the 21st June 1980 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the granting to the City of Gloucester the status of a port by Royal Charter dated 20th June 1580.

Dock Company Office - Gloucester Docks, Gloucester, United Kingdom where they unveiled

The Peter Manisty Award For Excellence Presented By HRH The Duke Of Gloucester GCVO For Liverpool Street Station Revival 1992

Liverpool Street Station, London, United Kingdom where they presented an award

The British Premier Award 1992 The Bowes Lyon Bridge National Tramway Museum The Ian Allan Railway Heritage Awards presented by HRH The Duke of Gloucester GCVO

Bowes-Lyon Bridge - National Tramway Museum, Crich, United Kingdom where they presented an award

National Railway Heritage Awards 2004 The Virgin Trains Volunteers Award presented to The Tramway Museum Society for The Gentlemen's Urinal, Crich by HRH the Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO and unveiled at Crich 21st September 2005

Gentlemen's Urinal - National Tramway Museum, Crich, United Kingdom where they presented an award

Assembly Rooms Derby 1765 - 1974 Presented and re-erected by the Corporation of Derby unveiled in the presence of his worship the Mayor of Derby June 9th 1976 by his Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester

Facade of Derby Assembly Rooms - National Tramway Museum, Crich, United Kingdom where they unveiled

The John Price Memorial Library Extension Opened by HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG. GCVO. Patron of The Tramway Museum Society. 14th April 2003

Tramway Street - National Tramway Museum, Crich, United Kingdom where they opened