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Chadwick, Gerald William St John, (John)locked

CMG 1961

Born 28 May 1915; s of late John F. Chadwick, solicitor; m 1938, Madeleine Renée Boucheron (d 1991); two s one d; died 5 May 2001

HM Diplomatic Service, retired


Lancing; St Catharine’s Coll., Cambridge (Open Exhibitioner)


Asst Principal, Colonial Office, 1938; transf. Dominions Office, following demobilisation, 1940; Sec., Parly Mission to Newfoundland, 1943; further missions to Newfoundland and Bermuda, 1946 and 1947; attended United Nations, 1949; Office of UK High Commission, Ottawa, 1949–52; Counsellor, British Embassy, Dublin, 1952–53; UK Delegn to NATO, Paris, 1954–56; Asst Sec., CRO, 1956; Asst Under-Sec. of State, CRO, 1960–66; first Dir, Commonwealth Foundn, 1966–80. Governor, Commonwealth Inst., 1967–80. Certificate of Merit, Canadian Historical Soc., 1968


The Shining Plain, 1937; (contrib.) A Decade of the Commonwealth 1955–64, 1966; Newfoundland: Island into Province, 1967; International Organisations, 1969; (ed jtly) Professional Organisations in the Commonwealth, 1976; The Unofficial Commonwealth, 1982; numerous reviews and articles