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Uthwatt, Baron (UK, 1946 - 1949)

 

Creation: let.pat. 9 Jan 1946

 

Extinct: 24 Apr 1949

 

Family name: Uthwatt

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Arms:

Argent on a Bend cotised Sable three pierced Mullets of the field

Crest:

A Stag's Head erased Argent

Motto:

 Lux in tenebris

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Augustus Andrewes [Uthwatt], Baron Uthwatt, PC

3rd son of Thomas Andrewes Uthwatt, of Middleton-on-the-Hill, co. Hereford, and Maids Moreton Manor, co. Buckingham, by his wife Anne Hazlitt, dau. of William O'Donnell Hazlitt, of Dunmow, co. Donegal

born

25 Apr 1879

mar.

6 Aug 1927 Mrs Mary Baxter Bonhote, dau. of Rev Charles Edwin Meeres, Vicar of Eastry, co. Kent

died

s.p. 24 Apr 1949

created

9 Jan 1946 for life Baron Uthwatt, of Lathbury in the County of Buckingham

note

barrister, Gray's Inn 1904, Bencher 1929, Treasurer 1939-40; Legal Adviser to Ministry of Food 1915-18; Junior Equity Counsel to HM Treasury 1936; Chairman of Committee on Responsibility for Repair of Premises Damaged by Hostilities 1939, of Committee on Liability for War Damage to the Subjects of Contracts 1939, of Committee on Principles of Assessment of War Damage to Property 1940, of Expert Committee on Compensation and Betterment 1941; a Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice 1941-46; knighted 1941; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1946-49; Privy Councillor 1946; Lord and Lady Uthwatt had an adopted daughter, Mary Elizabeth Anne Duncan Uthwatt, who married Rev H S Deighton

 

 First written 17 Sep 2004

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