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Atkinson, Rt Hon. Sir Fentonlocked

PC 1968; Kt 1960

Born 6 Jan. 1906; s of late Hon. Sir Cyril Atkinson; m 1929, Margaret Mary, d of James Edward and Mary Roy, Scotscraig, Radlett; one s two d; died 28 March 1980

a Lord Justice of Appeal, 1968–71


Winchester; New Coll., Oxford (MA)


Called to Bar, 1928; Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn, 1958. Joined Northern Circuit and practised in Manchester, 1928–39. Served War of 1939–45: 2/Lieut Royal Norfolk Regt, 1939; Staff Captain and DAAG Madras District, 1940–42; AAG Southern Army, India, 1943; AAG, GHQ, India, 1944; Pres. Military Govt Court, Germany, 1945; released with rank of Colonel, 1945. QC 1953; Judge of the Salford Hundred Court of Record, 1953–60; Deputy Chm., Hertfordshire Quarter Sessions, 1958–60; Judge of High Court, Queen’s Bench Div., 1960–68. Member, Royal Commn on Assizes and Quarter Sessions, 1966–67


Gardening, golf and reading


Dalbeathie House, Dunkeld, Perthshire