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 Lord Herbert Edmund-Davies

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Lord Herbert Edmund-Davies

Birth
Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales
Death
26 Dec 1992 (aged 86)
Burial
Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales
Memorial ID
191392509 View Source

Judge. His birth name was Herbert Edmund Davies, although he took the surname Edmund-Davies on being raised to the peerage in 1974, when he was appointed a Law Lord. As a judge, he heard several famous trials, including that of the great train robbers in 1964 and Mary Whitehouse's case against Gay News in 1979. He was also Chair of the Tribunal that investigated the Aberfan disaster of 1966.

Judge. His birth name was Herbert Edmund Davies, although he took the surname Edmund-Davies on being raised to the peerage in 1974, when he was appointed a Law Lord. As a judge, he heard several famous trials, including that of the great train robbers in 1964 and Mary Whitehouse's case against Gay News in 1979. He was also Chair of the Tribunal that investigated the Aberfan disaster of 1966.

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