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Eustace Wentworth Roskill

Male 1911 - 1996  (85 years)



  • Name Eustace Wentworth Roskill  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 06 Feb 1911  Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3
    Education abt 1924 - 1929  Winchester College Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Education abt 1929 - 1932  Exeter College, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Degree/Qualif. 1932  Oxford University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [1
    Degree/Qualif. 1933  Middle Temple, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location ; Barrister  [1
    Degree/Qualif. 1936  Oxford University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [1
    Post/Rank/Title 1950  JP  [1
    Occupation 1962 - 1971  High Court Judge  [1
    Post/Rank/Title 1962  Knight  [1
    Occupation 1971 - 1980  Lord Justice of Appeal  [1
    Post/Rank/Title 1971  Privy Councillor  [1
    Post/Rank/Title 1972  Deputy Lieutenant  [1
    Occupation 1980 - 1986  Lord of Appeal in Ordinary  [1
    Post/Rank/Title 1980  Baron Roskill of Newtown  [1
    Residence bef Oct 1996  Heatherfield, Newtown, Newbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Death 04 Oct 1996  Reading Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Notes 
    • Roskill, Baron, cr 1980 (Life Peer), of Newtown in the County of Hampshire. Eustace Wentworth Roskill. Kt 1962. Born 6 Feb. 1911; y s of late John Roskill, KC and Sybil Mary Wentworth, d of Ashton Wentworth Dilke, MP; m 1947, Elisabeth Wallace Jackson, 3rd d of late Thomas Frame Jackson, Buenos Aires; one s two d ; died 4 Oct. 1996. PC 1971; DL; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1980-86 Education: Winchester College (Exhibnr; Fellow, 1981?86); Exeter Coll., Oxford (Exhibnr). 1st Cl. hons, Hon. Sch. of Mod. Hist. Oxford, BA 1932; MA 1936. Harmsworth Law Schol., Middle Temple, 1932. Career: called to Bar, Middle Temple, 1933, Bencher 1961, Reader 1978, Dep. Treasurer 1979, Treasurer 1980; Hon. Bencher of The Inner Temple, 1980. Worked at Ministries of Shipping and War Transport, 1939-45. QC 1953. Dep. Chm. Hants QS, 1951-60, Chm. 1960-71; Comr of Assize (Birmingham), 1961; Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, 1962-71; a Lord Justice of Appeal, 1971-80. Vice-Chm., Parole Bd, 1967-69; Chm., Commn on Third London Airport, 1968-70. Pres., Senate of Four Inns of Court, 1972-74, Hon. Mem., 1974; Life Mem., Canadian Bar Assoc., 1974. Chairman: Average Adjusters Assoc., 1977-78; London Internat. Arbitration Trust, 1981-88; Fraud Trials Cttee, 1983-85; Take-over Panel Appeal Cttee, 1987-93. Chairman: Horris Hill Prep. Sch. Trust, 1957-64; Barristers? Benevolent Assoc., 1960-62. Hon. Fellow, Exeter College, Oxford, 1963. Hampshire: JP 1950; DL 1972. Recreations: Music, swimming, gardening. Club: Reform. Address: Heatherfield, Newtown, Newbury, Berks. New Court, Temple. House of Lords. [Who's Who]
    Person ID I4520  Tatham | Morris branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2011 

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 06 Feb 1911 - Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1924 - 1929 - Winchester College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1929 - 1932 - Exeter College, Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1932 - Oxford University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - Barrister - 1933 - Middle Temple, Strand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - 1936 - Oxford University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - bef Oct 1996 - Heatherfield, Newtown, Newbury Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who.

    2. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 01 Sep 1975.
      son Julian

    3. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Marylebone, 1Q1911.

    4. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Reading & Wokingham, Oct 1996.
      b 06 Feb 1911