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Donovan, Baron (UK, 1964 - 1971)


Creation: let.pat. 11 Jan 1964


Extinct: 12 Dec 1971


Family name: Donovan




Quarterly Gules and Ermine an Open Book proper garnished Or


A Grenade Sable fired proper winged Azure


On either side upon the Stock of a Tree sprouting a Peregrine Falcon rising proper


 Happiness through service



Terence Norbert [Donovan], Baron Donovan, PC

2nd son of Timothy Cornelius Donovan, of Walthamstow, London, by his wife Laura McSheedy, dau. of James McSheedy, of Cardiff


13 Jun 1898


13 Apr 1925 Marjorie Florence Murray, dau. of Charles Murray, of Winchester, co. Hampshire


1. Hon Hugh Desmond Donovan, of 40 Felden Street, London (b. 23 Feb 1934), mar. 26 Jul 1968 Margaret Mary Arbuthnott (b. 23 Dec 1943), 1st dau. of Hugh Forbes Arbuthnott, of Winterfold House, Chaddesley Corbett, co. Worcester (by his wife Janet Elizabeth Marshall, only dau. of V-Admiral Herbert John Temple Marshall, of Gayton Hall, Ross, co. Hereford), 5th son of Donald Stuart Arbuthnott CE (by his wife Anne Elizabeth Brand, dau. of James Brand, of Glasgow), 4th son of Hon David Arbuthnott CSI (by his wife Eliza Reynolds, dau. of Thomas Forbes Reynolds, of Wallington, co. Surrey), 4th son of John [Arbuthnott], 8th Viscount of Arbuthnott, and has issue

2. Hon John Donovan (b. 3 Jul 1938), mar. 1973 Pauline Nicole Christine Klene, yst. dau. of H A Klene, of Wasennaar, The Hague, The Netherlands

1. Hon Susan Elizabeth Donovan (b. 24 May 1936), mar. 1 Oct 1960 (div. 1984) Gerard Francis Horton, of Northbridge, New South Wales, Australia, and has issue


12 Dec 1971


11 Jan 1964 Baron Donovan, of Winchester in the County of Southampton


barrister, Middle Temple 1924, KC 1945, Bencher 1950, Treasurer 1970; barrister, Southern Rhodesia 1937; Member of Parliament (Labour) for Leicester East 1945-50 and for Leicester North-East 1950; appointed a Judge of the High Court of Justice, King's Bench Division 1950-60; knighted 1950; a Lord Justice of Appeal 1960-64; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1964-71; Chairman, Royal Commission on Trade Unions and Employers' Organisations 1965


First written 15 Sep 2004



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