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du Parcq, Baron (UK, 1946 - 1949)


Creation: let.pat. 5 Feb 1946


Extinct: 27 Apr 1949


Family name: du Parcq







Herbert [du Parcq], Baron du Parcq

son of Clement Pixley du Parcq, of St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, by his wife Sophia Thoreau, dau. of Peter Thomas Thoreau, of Claremont Lodge, St Helier, Jersey


5 Aug 1880


8 Sep 1911 Lucy Renouf (d. 1965), dau. of John Renouf, of St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands


1. Hon John Renouf du Parcq (b. 9 Jun 1917), mar. 16 Nov 1940 Elizabeth Anne Poole, dau. of Evan Skull Poole, of Oxted, co. Surrey, and has issue

1. Hon Helen du Parcq, mar. (1) 1935 (div. 1948) William Farr, and (2) 1948 Alec Andrew Muir CBE, of Newcombe Court, Woodstock Road, Oxford, and has issue by both husbands

2. Hon Catherine Simonne du Parcq, mar. 1939 Leslie Twelvetrees, of Overdale Road, Leicester, and has issue


27 Apr 1949


5 Feb 1946 for life Baron du Parcq, of Grouville in the Isle of Jersey


President, Oxford Union 1902; barrister, Middle Temple 1906, KC 1926, Bencher 1931; Recorder of Portsmouth 1928-29 and of Bristol 1929-32 ; a Justice of the High Court, King's Bench Division 1932-38; knighted 1932; Lord Justice of Appeal 1938-46; Privy Councillor 1938; member of Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague, 1945; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1946-49


First written 15 Sep 2004



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