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Russell of Killowen, Baron (UK, 1975 - 1986)


Creation: let.pat. 30 Sep 1975


Extinct: 23 Jun 1986


Family name: Russell




See Baron Russell of Killowen (1st cr.)



Charles Ritchie [Russell], Baron Russell of Killowen, PC

only son and heir of Francis Xavier [Russell], Baron Russell of Killowen (2nd cr.), by his wife Hon Mary Emily Ritchie, 5th dau. of Charles Thomson [Ritchie], 1st Baron Ritchie of Dundee


12 Jan 1908

mar. (1)

4 Aug 1933 Joan Elizabeth Torrens (d. 14 Jun 1976), only child of Dr James Aubrey Torrens, of 46 Wimpole Street, London

children by first wife

1. Hon Valentine Francis Xavier Michael Russell, of Moléson, Fribourg, Switzerland (b. 12 May 1938)

2. Hon (Francis) Damian Russell, of 17 Lurline Gardens, London (b. 8 Jun 1947. mar. 1994 Dr Carole Myers, of Hillsborough, co. York

1. Hon Julian Mary Russell (b. 5 Apr 1935), mar. (1) 9 Jun 1955 (div. 1974) Anthony Rodney Allfrey, 1st son of Capt Basil Holmsdale Allfrey, Vienna, Austria, and (2) Dr Harlan Ullman, of 1245 29th St NW, Washington DC, USA, and has issue by her first husband

2. Brigid Mary Russell (b. 21 Dec 1940 ; dvp. 19 Nov 1941)

mar. (2)

1979 Elizabeth Cecilia Laughton-Scott (widow of Judge Edward Hay Laughton-Scott QC), dau. of AVM William Foster Macneece Foster CB CBE DSO DFC


23 Jun 1986


30 Sep 1975 for life Baron Russell of Killowen, of Killowen in County Down


barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1931, QC 1948, Bencher 1952; Attorney-General of the Duchy of Cornwall 1951-60; a Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice 1960; knighted 1960; President, Restrictive Practices Court 1961-62 ; a Lord Justice of Appeal 1962-75; Privy Councillor 1962; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1975-86


 First written 17 Sep 2004



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