James Edward Holroyd Pearce

James Edward Holroyd Pearce

b: 18 MAR 1934
d: 11 JUN 1985
Obituary in the Daily Telegraph for Friday June 14th 1985:

"James Edward Holroyd Pearce, QC, who has died aged 51, was the younger son of Lord Pearce of Sweethaws, former chairman of the Press Council, and brother of Judge Bruce Holroyd Pearce, QC. With his brother he followed in his father's footsteps at Charterhouse and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Subsequently he was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1960 and, diverging from family traditions in matrimonial and general common law practice, entered chambers specialising in tax work, from where he practised in that field. Since 1970 he had been legal adviser to the National Skating Association, and was a council member of the Artists' General Benevolent Institution".
Biography
Obituary in the Daily Telegraph for Friday June 14th 1985:

"James Edward Holroyd Pearce, QC, who has died aged 51, was the younger son of Lord Pearce of Sweethaws, former chairman of the Press Council, and brother of Judge Bruce Holroyd Pearce, QC. With his brother he followed in his father's footsteps at Charterhouse and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Subsequently he was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1960 and, diverging from family traditions in matrimonial and general common law practice, entered chambers specialising in tax work, from where he practised in that field. Since 1970 he had been legal adviser to the National Skating Association, and was a council member of the Artists' General Benevolent Institution".
Facts
  • 18 MAR 1934 - Birth - ; Crowborough
  • 11 JUN 1985 - Death -
  • 1959 - Fact -
  • FEB 1960 - Fact -
  • 1968 - Fact -
  • 1976 - Fact -
Ancestors
   
John William Ernest Pearce
4 APR 1864 - 25 JAN 1951
 
 
Edward Holroyd Pearce , Lord
9 FEB 1901 - 27 NOV 1990
  
  
  
Irene Kate Chaplin
1 MAR 1873 - 22 JUN 1962
 
James Edward Holroyd Pearce
18 MAR 1934 - 11 JUN 1985
  
 
  
Bertram Priestman
ABT 1867 - 1951
 
 
Erica Priestman
1906 - DEC 1985
  
  
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Edward Holroyd Pearce , Lord
Birth9 FEB 1901Merton Court, Sidcup, Kent
Death27 NOV 1990 Crowborough, Sussex, England
Marriage9 APR 1927to Erica Priestman at Dallinghoo, Suffolk
FatherJohn William Ernest Pearce
MotherIrene Kate Chaplin
PARENT (F) Erica Priestman
Birth1906
DeathDEC 1985
Marriage9 APR 1927to Edward Holroyd Pearce , Lord at Dallinghoo, Suffolk
FatherBertram Priestman
Mother?
CHILDREN
MRichard Bruce Holroyd Pearce
Birth12 MAY 1930Lincoln's Inn, London
Death1987
MarriageABT 1987to Christine Westwood
MarriageJUL 1958to Private
MJames Edward Holroyd Pearce
Birth18 MAR 1934Crowborough
Death11 JUN 1985
Marriage2 AUG 1969to Private
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) James Edward Holroyd Pearce
Birth18 MAR 1934Crowborough
Death11 JUN 1985
Marriage2 AUG 1969to Private
FatherEdward Holroyd Pearce , Lord
MotherErica Priestman
PARENT () Private
Birth
Death
Marriage2 AUG 1969to James Edward Holroyd Pearce
Marriage9 MAY 1987to Private
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
Private
Birth
Death
MarriageJAN 2011to Victoria Prentis at Upper Weare, Somerset, with reception at the Bishop's Palace, Wells.
Private
Birth
Death
Marriageto Philippa
Private
Birth
Death
Marriage14 MAY 2011to Harry Chamberlain
Private
Birth
Death
Marriageto Sam Danby
Evidence
[S22470] Edward Holroyd Pearce's unpublished autobiography
[S1465] Julia Ball's letter, received May 2000
[S22032] 'Kelly's Handbook' 1968
[S27768] 'The Law List(s)', Stevens
Descendancy Chart
James Edward Holroyd Pearce b: 18 MAR 1934 d: 11 JUN 1985