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Atkinson, Baron (UK, 1905 - 1932)


Creation: let.pat. 19 Dec 1905


Extinct: 13 Mar 1932


Family name: Atkinson




Per pale Gules and Argent an Eagle displayed with two Heads counterchanged on a Chief engrailed Ermine a Rose proper between two Martlets Or


A Falcon rising proper belled and jessed Or holding in its beak a Fleur-de-lis per pale Gules and Argent


Dexter: a figure of Justice proper vested Argent semée of Fleurs-de-lis Gules;  Sinister: an Eagle proper gorged with a Collar flory counter flory and pendent therefrom a Portcullis Or



John [Atkinson], Baron Atkinson, PC

1st son of Dr Edward Atkinson, of Glenwilliam Castle, co. Limerick, and Skea House, Enniskillen, by his first wife Rosetta McCulloch, dau. of Capt John Shaw McCulloch


13 Dec 1844


22 May 1873 Rowena Chute (d. 17 Jan 1911), dau. of Dr Richard Chute, of Tralee, co. Kerry


1. Hon ..... Atkinson

2. Hon ..... Atkinson

3. Hon Hector John Atkinson (b. 3 Jun 1879)

4. Hon Hubert Rowan Atkinson (b. 6 Oct 1882)


13 Mar 1932


19 Dec 1905 for life Baron Atkinson, of Glenwilliam in the County of Limerick


Barrister, King's Inns, Dublin 1865, Queen's Counsel 1880, Bencher 1885 and (Inner Temple) 1906, Member of Parliament (Con.) for North Londonderry 1895-1905, Solicitor General for Ireland 1889-92, Privy Counsellor (I) on appointment as Attorney General for Ireland 1892 and 1895-1905, Privy Councillor (UK) on appointment as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1905




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