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Brandon of Oakbrook, Baron (UK, 1981 - 1999)

 

Creation: let.pat. 24 Sep 1981

 

Extinct: 24 Mar 1999

 

Family name: Brandon

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Arms:

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Henry Vivian [Brandon], Baron Brandon of Oakbrook, MC PC

son of Capt Vivian Ronald Brandon CBE RN, of Kensington, London, by his wife Joan Elizabeth Maud Simpson

born

3 Jun 1920

mar.

28 Dec 1955 Jeanette Rosemary Janvrin, 1st dau. of Julian Vivian Breeze Janvrin

children

1. Hon James Roderick Vivian Brandon (b. 1956), mar. 1991 Amelia Mary Hungerford Jackson (b. 23 May 1955), 1st dau. of Maj Peter Hungerford Jackson, of Hadstock Hall, Hadstock, Cambridge, by his wife Joyce Thomasina Wells-Cole, 2nd dau. of Lt Col V H Wells-Cole MC, of Hall Farm, Abbotts Ripton, co. Huntingdon

2. Hon Richard Henry Brandon (b. 1961), mar. 1988 Jean Patricia Horsfield, 2nd dau. of R B Horsfield, of Eccles, Greater Manchester

3. Hon William Roland Brandon (b. 1964), mar. 1991 Polly Jennifer Miriam Nyiri, dau. of Janos Nyiri

1. Hon Juliet Mary Brandon (b. 1958), mar. 1978 William Patrick Neill-Hall

died

24 Mar 1999

created

24 Sep 1981 for life Baron Brandon of Oakbrook, of Hammersmith in Greater London

note

served in 1939-45 War with Royal Artillery; Barrister-at-law, Inner Temple 1946, Member of Bar Council 1951-53, Queen's Counsel 1961, a member of panel of Lloyd's arbitrators in salvage cases 1961-66, a member of panel of Wreck Commissioners 1963-66, knighted on appointment as a Judge of High Court of Justice, Probate Admiralty and Divorce Division 1966-71 and Family Division and Admiralty Court 1971-78, Judge of Commercial Court 1977-78; Privy Councillor on appointment as a Lord Justice of Appeal 1978-81, and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1981-91

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