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Tucker, Baron (UK, 1950 - 1975)


Creation: let.pat. 29 Sep 1950


Extinct: 27 Nov 1975


Family name: Tucker




Azure on a Chevron Or between in chief two Lion's Gambs erased and in base a Sea-Horse Argent a Pale Sable between two Roses Gules barbed and seeded proper


A Sea-Horse supporting with the dexter paw a Battle-Axe Argent hafted Or


Dexter: A Springbok proper charged on the shoulder with a Fasces Or;  Sinister: A Lion guardant Or charged on the shoulder with a Fasces proper


 Mitte pensa dura



(Frederick) James [Tucker], Baron Tucker, PC

son of Frederick Nugent Tucker, Member of the Legislative Assembly, Natal, South Africa, by his wife Eliza Alice Sophia Green, dau. of Very Rev James Green DD, Dean of Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa


22 May 1888


19 Mar 1918 Elizabeth Benedicta Palmer Berryman (d. 1972), dau. of Rev Charles Powell Berryman, Vicar of Camberley, co. Surrey


s.p. 27 Nov 1975


29 Sep 1950 for life Baron Tucker, of Great Bookham in the County of Surrey


barrister, Inner Temple 1914, KC 1933, Bencher 1937; member, General Council of the Bar 1929-37; Recorder of Southampton 1936-37; a Judge of the King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice 1937-45; knighted 1937; a Lord Justice of Appeal 1945-50; Privy Councillor 1945; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1950


 First written 20 Sep 2004



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