Arthur Geoffrey Neale Cross, Baron Cross of Chelsea1

M, #231701, b. 1 December 1904, d. 4 August 1989
Last Edited=20 Aug 2009
     Arthur Geoffrey Neale Cross, Baron Cross of Chelsea was born on 1 December 1904.2 He was the son of Arthur George Cross.3 He married Mildred Joan Eardley-Wilmot, daughter of Major Theodore E. Eardley-Wilmot and Mildred Clare Reynolds, on 23 February 1952.3 He died on 4 August 1989 at age 84.2
      Arthur Geoffrey Neale Cross, Baron Cross of Chelsea usually went by his middle name of Geoffrey.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1969.2 He held the office of Lord Justice of Appeal between 1969 and 1971.2 He was created Baron Cross of Chelsea, of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea [U.K. Law Lord] on 12 March 1971.2 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary between 12 March 1971 and 1975.2

Child of Arthur Geoffrey Neale Cross, Baron Cross of Chelsea and Mildred Joan Eardley-Wilmot

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1261. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Horace Davey, Baron Davey1

M, #231702, b. 29 August 1833, d. 20 February 1907
Last Edited=3 Jun 2007
     Horace Davey, Baron Davey was born on 29 August 1833.1 He was the son of Peter Davey and Caroline Emma Race.2 He married Louisa Hawes Donkin, daughter of John Donkin, on 5 August 1862.3 He died on 20 February 1907 at age 73.1
     He was educated at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England.2 He graduated from University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1855 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He was a Fellow between 1856 and 1864 at University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He graduated from University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1859 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He was a practising Barrister-at-law in 1861.2 He was invested as a Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) in 1875.2 He was Counsel to Oxford University between 1877 and 1893.2 He held the office of Bencher in 1878.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Christchurch between 1880 and 1885.2 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1886.2 He held the office of Solicitor-General in 1886.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Stockton between 1888 and 1892.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1893.1 He held the office of Lord Justice of Appeal between 1893 and 1894.1 He was created Baron Davey, of Fernhurst in the County of Sussex [U.K. Law Lord] on 13 August 1894.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary between 13 August 1894 and 1907.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) in 1895.3

Citations

  1. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 98. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  3. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 99.

Alfred Thomas Denning, Baron Denning1

M, #231703, b. 23 January 1899, d. 5 March 1999
Last Edited=28 Jun 2007
     Alfred Thomas Denning, Baron Denning was born on 23 January 1899.1 He was the son of Charles Denning and Clara (?).2 He married, firstly, Mary Harvey, daughter of Reverend F. N. Harvey, in 1932.3 He married, secondly, Joan Daria Taylor, daughter of John Vinings Elliott Taylor, in 1945.3 He died on 5 March 1999 at age 100.4
     He was educated at Andover Grammar School, Andover, Hampshire, England.3 He fought in the First World War, in France with the Royal Engineers.3 He was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.3 He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1923 entitled to practice as a barrister.3 He wrote the book Smith's Leading Cases, published 1929, joint editor.3 He wrote the book Bullens and Leake's Precendents, published 1935, joint editor.3 He was invested as a King's Counsel (K.C.) in 1938.3 He held the office of Recorder of Plymouth in 1944.3 He held the office of Bencher of Lincoln's Inn in 1944.3 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1944.1 He held the office of Justice of the High Court between 1944 and 1948.3 He held the office of Judge for War Pensions Appeals between 1945 and 1948.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1948.1 He held the office of Lord Justice of Appeal between 1948 and 1957.3 He wrote the book Freedom Under the Law, published 1949.3 He wrote the book The Changing Law, published 1953.3 He wrote the book The Road to Justice, published 1955.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Ottawa University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, in 1955.3 He was created Baron Denning, of Whitechurch in the County of Southampton [U.K. Law Lord] on 24 April 1957.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary between 24 April 1957 and 1962.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Southampton University, Southampton, Hampshire, England, in 1959.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, in 1959.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by London University, London, England, in 1960.3 He held the office of Master of the Rolls between 1962 and 1982.3 He held the office of Treasurer of Lincoln's Inn in 1964.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Leeds University, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England, in 1964.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1965.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in 1967.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., in 1969.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1970.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Wales, Wales, in 1973.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Columbia University, New York City, New York, U.S.A., in 1976.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Exeter University, Exeter, Devon, England, in 1976.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands, in 1977.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Hampshire in 1978.3 He wrote the book The Discipline of Law, published 1979.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1979.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada, in 1979.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Sussex, Brighton, Sussex, England, in 1980.3 He wrote the book The Due Process of Law, published 1980.3 He wrote the book The Family Story, published 1981.3 He wrote the book What Next in the Law, published 1982.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Buckingham University, Buckinghamshire, England, in 1983.3 He wrote the book The Closing Chapter, published 1983.3 He wrote the book Landmarks in the Law, published 1984.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Nottingham University, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, in 1984.3 He wrote the book Leaves from my Library, published 1986.3 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Merit (O.M.) in 1997.3

Child of Alfred Thomas Denning, Baron Denning and Mary Harvey



Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 768. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  2. [S8] BP1999 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  4. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.

Patrick Arthur Devlin, Baron Devlin1

M, #231704, b. 25 November 1905, d. 1992
Last Edited=27 May 2007
     Patrick Arthur Devlin, Baron Devlin was born on 25 November 1905.1 He died in 1992.2
     He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1948.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1960.2 He was created Baron Devlin, of West Wick in the County of Wiltshire [U.K. Law Lord] on 11 October 1961.2 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary on 11 October 1961.2

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 790. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  2. [S134] Heraldic Media Ltd., online http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/, Patrick Cracoft-Brennan (Cracroft Peerage Database v5.2), downloaded 1 November 2006.

William John Kenneth Diplock, Baron Diplock1

M, #231705, b. 8 December 1907, d. 14 October 1985
Last Edited=16 Aug 2011
     William John Kenneth Diplock, Baron Diplock was born on 8 December 1907 at 8 Barclay Road, South Croydon, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William John Hubert Diplock and Christine Joan Brooke.2 He married Margaret Sarah Atcheson, daughter of George Atcheson, in 1938.2 He died on 14 October 1985 at age 77 at King Edward VII Hospital for Officers, Marylebone, London, England.2
      William John Kenneth Diplock, Baron Diplock usually went by his middle name of Kenneth.1 He was educated at Whitgrift School, Croydon, London, England.2 He was educated at University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He was admitted to Middle Temple in 1932.2 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1956.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1961.1 He held the office of Lord Justice of Appeal between 1961 and 1968.1 He was created Baron Diplock, of Wansford in the County of Huntingdon and Peterborough [U.K. Law Lord] on 30 September 1968.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary on 30 September 1968.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 811. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.


Herbert du Parcq, Baron du Parcq1

M, #231706, b. 5 August 1880, d. 27 April 1949
Last Edited=25 Oct 2007
     Herbert du Parcq, Baron du Parcq was born on 5 August 1880.1 He was the son of Clement Pixley du Parcq and Sophia Thoreau.1 He married Lucy Renouf, daughter of John Renouf, on 8 September 1911.1 He died on 27 April 1949 at age 68.1
     He was educated at Victoria College, Jersey, Channel Islands.1 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1903 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was admitted to Middle Temple in 1906 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law.1 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1908 with a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.).1 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1908 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He was invested as a King's Counsel (K.C.) in 1926.1 He held the office of Recorder of Portsmouth between 1928 and 1929.1 He held the office of Recorder of Bristol between 1929 and 1932.1 He held the office of Bencher of the Middle Temple in 1931.1 He was invested as a Knight in 1932.1 He held the office of Justice of the High Court, King's Bench Division between 1932 and 1938.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1938.1 He held the office of Lord Justice of Appeal between 1938 and 1946.1 He held the office of Lord Justice of Appeal between 1938 and 1946.1 He was member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague in 1945.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary on 5 February 1946.1 He was created Baron du Parcq, of Grouville in the Island of Jersey [U.K. Law Lord] on 5 February 1946.1

Children of Herbert du Parcq, Baron du Parcq and Lucy Renouf

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 111. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Herbert Edmund Edmund-Davies, Baron Edmund-Davies1

M, #231707, b. 15 July 1906, d. 26 December 1992
Last Edited=27 May 2007
     Herbert Edmund Edmund-Davies, Baron Edmund-Davies was born on 15 July 1906 at Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales.1 He was the son of Morgan John Davies and Elizabeth Maud Edmunds.1 He married Sarah Eurwen Williams-Jones in 1935.1 He died on 26 December 1992 at age 86.1
     He was given the name of Herbert Edmund Davies at birth.1 He was educated at Mountain Ash Grammar School, Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales.1 He was educated at King's College London, London, England.1 He was educated at Exeter College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was admitted to Gray's Inn in 1929.1 He was an examiner and lecturer between 1930 and 1931 at London School of Economics, London, England.1 He fought in the Second World War, with the Royal Welch Fusiliers.1 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor in 1958.1 He held the office of High Court Judge, Queen's Bench Division between 1958 and 1966.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1966.1 He held the office of Lord Justice of Appeal between 1966 and 1974.1 In 1974 his name was legally changed to Herbert Edmund Edmund-Davies.1 He held the office of Pro-Chancellor of the University of Wales between 1974 and 1985.1 He was created Baron Edmund-Davies, of Aberpennar in the County of Mid Glamorgan [U.K. Law Lord] on 1 October 1974.1 He held the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary between 1 October 1974 and 1981.1

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Morgan John Davies1

M, #231708
Last Edited=27 May 2007
     Morgan John Davies married Elizabeth Maud Edmunds.1

Child of Morgan John Davies and Elizabeth Maud Edmunds

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Elizabeth Maud Edmunds1

F, #231709
Last Edited=27 May 2007
     Elizabeth Maud Edmunds married Morgan John Davies.1
      Her married name became Davies.1

Child of Elizabeth Maud Edmunds and Morgan John Davies

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Sarah Eurwen Williams-Jones1

F, #231710
Last Edited=27 May 2007
     Sarah Eurwen Williams-Jones married Herbert Edmund Edmund-Davies, Baron Edmund-Davies, son of Morgan John Davies and Elizabeth Maud Edmunds, in 1935.1
      From 1935, her married name became Davies.1

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.