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P. A. Landon

revised by T. G. Watkin

Bankes, Sir John Eldon (1854–1946), judge, was born on 17 April 1854 in London, the eldest son of John Scott Bankes (1826–1896) of Soughton Hall, Flintshire, and his first wife, Annie (1829–1876), daughter of Sir John Jervis, chief justice of the common pleas. He was directly descended from ...

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Lionel Arthur Lindsay (1861–1945) by J. Forrest & Sons Glamorgan Archives, DSWPA/PH/MOU5

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Lindsay, Lionel Arthur (1861–1945), police officer, was born at Mansion House, St Mary's, Brecon, on 27 March 1861, the third son in the family of six sons and one daughter of Henry Gore Lindsay (1830–1914), army officer and chief constable, and his wife, ...

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Sir Tasker Watkins (1918–2007) by unknown photographer, 1971 © PA Photos

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Watkins, Sir Tasker (1918–2007), judge, was born on 18 November 1918 at 9 Station Terrace, Nelson, Glamorgan, the son of Bertram Watkins, engine fitter, and his wife, Jane, née Phillips. He was educated at Pontypridd grammar school until his parents, like many of that generation living in the valleys of ...