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Tomlin, Baron (UK, 1929 - 1935)


Creation: let.pat. 11 Feb 1929


Extinct: 12 Aug 1935


Family name: Tomlin




Argent on a Fess between three Battle-Axes erect Sable as many Dexter Hands couped at the wrist proper


In front of two Battle-Axes in saltire proper a Dexter Hand as in the Arms


On either side a Lion Purpure each charged on the shoulder with a Fasces Or


 Aidons nous mutuellement



Thomas James Chesshyre [Tomlin], Baron Tomlin, PC

1st son and heir of George Taddy Tomlin, of Comber House, Canterbury, co. Kent, barrister, by his wife Alice Chesshyre, dau. of Rev Canon William John Chesshyre, of Barton Court, Canterbury, co. Kent


6 May 1867


18 Jul 1893 Marion Olivia Waterfield, 1st dau. of Col William Garrow Waterfield CSI, by his wife Rosa Helen Clarke, 1st dau. of Rev Sir Charles Clarke, 2nd Bt.


1. Anthony Neville Chesshyre Tomlin (b. 30 May 1895; dvp. 6 Dec 1917)

2. Hon George Garrow Tomlin, barrister (b. 7 Jan 1898; d. 13 Dec 1931)

3. Hon Stephen Tomlin, sculptor (b. 2 Mar 1901; dsp. 5 Jan 1937), mar. 22 Jul 1927 Julia Frances Strachey (b. 14 Aug 1901; mar. (2) 1952 Lawrence Burnett Gowing CBE, of Claremount Treet, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, son of Horace Burnett Gowing), only child of Oliver Strachey OBE, of The Mud House, Friday's Hill, Haslemere, co. Surrey, by his first wife Ruby Julia Mayer, dau. of Julius Mayer

1. Hon Joan Olivia Tomlin (b. 24 Feb 1906), mar. 3 Nov 1932 W G Trower, and had issue

2. Hon Helen Rose Tomlin (b. 24 Feb 1906), mar. 3 Nov 1932 Dr Frank Goldby, and had issue


12 Aug 1935


11 Feb 1929 for life Baron Tomlin, of Ash in the County of Kent


barrister, Middle Temple and Lincoln's Inn 1891, KC 1913, Bencher 1918; Junior Equity Counsel to the Board of Trade in foreshore cases, to the Inland Revenue, to the Commissioners of Woods and Forests, to the Charity Commissioners and to the Board of Education (Charity Jurisdiction); Counsel to Royal College of Physicians 1922; a Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice 1923; knighted 1923; Chairman of the Royal Commission on Awards to Inventors 1923-33, of the University of London Commissioners 1926, and of the Royal Commission on the Civil Service 1929-31; Privy Councillor 1929; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1929; a Member of the Universities Committee of the Privy Council


 First written 17 Sep 2004



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