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Romer, Baron (UK, 1938 - 1944)


Creation: let.pat. 5 Jan 1938


Extinct: 19 Aug 1944


Family name: Romer




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Mark Lemon [Romer], Baron Romer, PC

son of Rt Hon Sir Robert Romer GCB, a Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice 1890-99. by his wife Betty Lemon, dau. of Mark Lemon, first editor of "Punch" magazine


9 Aug 1866


12 Jul 1893 Hon Anne Wilmot Ritchie (d. 3 Mar 1948), 4th dau. of Charles Thomson [Ritchie], 1st Baron Ritchie of Dundee, by his wife Margaret Ower, dau. of Thomas Ower, of Perth


1. Capt Hon Mark Lemon Ritchie Romer (b. 1894; dvp. 1916)

2. Rt Hon Sir Charles Robert Romer OBE, a Lord Justice of Appeal 1951-60 (b. 19 Jan 1897; d. 1969), mar. (1) 8 Jul 1919 Lorna Buchanan, dau. of Brig K J Buchanan, and (2) 31 Jul 1925 Frances Evelyn Lebeau Kemp, dau. of Alfred Kemp, of The Cottage, Epping, co. Middlesex, and had issue by both wives


19 Aug 1944


for life Baron Romer, of New Romney in the County of Kent


barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1890, KC 1906, Bencher 1910; Counsel to the Royal College of Physicians 1914, and to the University of Cambridge 1915; a Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice 1922-29; knighted 1922; a Lord Justice of Appeal 1929-38; Privy Councillor 1929 ; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1938-44


 First written 16 Sep 2004



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