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Normand, Baron (UK, 1947 - 1962)


Creation: let.pat. 6 Jan 1947


Extinct: 5 Oct 1962


Family name: Normand




Sable a Lion rampant Or armed and langued Gules on a Chief engrailed of the second seven Billets Azure a Bordure of the third


A Paschal Lamb proper enhaloed Gules with the appropriate Cross Or sustaining in its dexter hoof a Banner Azure charged with St Andrew's Cross Argent


On either side a Lion Or armed and langued Gules, each powdered with seven Billets Azure


 Auxilium ab alto



Wilfrid Guild [Normand], Baron Normand, PC

son of Patrick Hill Normand, of Whitehill, Aberdour, co. Fife, by his wife Ellen Prentice, dau. of George Prentice, of Strathore, Thornton, co. Fife


6 May 1884

mar. (1)

22 Jul 1913 Gertrude Lawson (d. 8 Nov 1923), dau. of William Lawson, of Hill Crest, Sheringham, co. Norfolk

children by first wife

1. Hon William Normand (b. 1 Jul 1920), mar. 7 Jul 1945 Ann Elizabeth Cumming, only dau. of James Cumming, of Coulter Maynes, Coulter, co. Lanark, and has issue

1. Hon Patricia Drake Normand (b. 2 Oct 1917), mar. 23 Oct 1948 Douglas William Gourlay, of Amani, Tanga, Tanganyika, 2nd son of Francis Nicholson Moffat Gourlay, of Craigmule, Monlaive, co. Dumfries, and has issue

mar. (2)

27 Apr 1927 Marion Bell Gilchrist Cunningham, 2nd dau. of David Cunningham, of Dalachy, Aberdour, co. Fife


5 Oct 1962


6 Jan 1947 for life Baron Normand, of Aberdour in the County of Fife


advocate, 1910, KC 1925, Hon Bencher, Middle Temple 1934; Solicitor-General for Scotland 1929 and 1931-33; Member of Parliament for West Edinburgh 1931-35; Lord Advocate 1933-35; Privy Councillor 1933; ex-officio Member of the Baronetage Committee of the Privy Council 1933-35; Lord Justice General of Scotland and Lord President of the Court of Session (with the judicial title of Lord Normand) 1935-47; a Member of the Standing Commission on Museums and Galleries from 1942; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1947-53; President, International Law Association 1954-55; Trustee, British Museum 1954-62; Chairman of Trustees, National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland 1954-62


 First written 20 Sep 2004



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