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Upjohn, Baron (UK, 1963 - 1971)

 

Creation: let.pat. 26 Nov 1963

 

Extinct: 27 Jan 1971

 

Family name: Upjohn

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Arms:

Sable a Fess between in chief two Lion's Heads erased and in base as many Leeks in saltire Or

Crest:

A Stork proper holding in the beak a Balance Or

Motto:

 Quid quid agis age toto

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Gerald Ritchie [Upjohn], Baron Upjohn, CBE PC

2nd son of William Henry Upjohn QC, of Annesley Bank, Lyndhurst, co. Hampshire, by his wife Lucy Martha Williams, dau. of Rees Williams, of Cefn Pennar, Aberdare

born

25 Feb 1903

mar.

22 May 1947 Marjorie Dorothy Bertha Lucas (b. 26 Oct 1913), 2nd dau. of Maj Ernest Murray Lucas, of Lyndhurst, co. Hampshire (by his wife Ada Catherine Moore, dau. of Joseph Fletcher Moore, of Manor Kilbride, co. Wicklow), 3rd son of Sir Thomas Lucas, 1st Bt., of Ashtead Park, co. Surrey, by his second wife Mary Amelia Chamberlain, 3rd dau. of Robert Chamberlain, of Catton House, co. Norfolk

died

s.p. 27 Jan 1971

created

26 Nov 1963 for life Baron Upjohn, of Little Tey in the County of Essex

note

barrister, Lincoln's Inn, 1929, KC 1943, Bencher 1948, Treasurer 1965; with Welsh Guards in World War II, Capt and Technical Adjutant 1940, Colonel 1943, Brigadier 1944; Vice-President, Allied Control Commission 1944; CBE 1945; Attorney-General, Duchy of Cornwall 1947-51; a Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice 1951-60; knighted 1951; Chairman, St George's Hospital Medical School 1954-64; a Lord Justice of Appeal 1960-63; Privy Councillor 1960; a Lord Justice of Appeal in Ordinary 1963-71

 

 First written 17 Sep 2004

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