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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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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


25 Feb 1903


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


s.p. 27 Jan 1971


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


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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