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Name  Archibald Marshall

Sir Archie Pellow Marshall (20 November 1899 – 20 June 1966) was a Cornish-born British Liberal Party politician and High Court Judge.



He was the younger son of Alfred Ernest Stanley Marshall, of Roche, Cornwall. He was educated at Truro School, Cornwall and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, MA, LLB (Camb.), 1921–25. In 1926 he married Meta Hawke, of Bugle, Cornwall. They had one son and one daughter. In 1959 he was knighted. He was elected a bard of the Cornish Gorseth in 1963, taking the Bardic name Brusyas an Gernewyon (Judge of the Cornish).

Legal career

He was called to Bar and joined the Midland Circuit in 1925. He took silk becoming a King's Counsel in 1947. He became a High Court Judge in 1959.

Trial of Dr. Stephen Ward

In 1963 he presided over the trial of Dr. Stephen Ward.

Political career

In 1924 he was President of the Cambridge Union. He was also Chairman of Cambridge University Liberal Club from 1923–24 and a Vice-Chairman of the National League of Young Liberals. He was Chairman of the Union of University Liberal Societies from 1924-25. He was Liberal candidate for the King's Norton Division of Birmingham at the 1929 General Election.

He was Liberal candidate again for the King's Norton Division at the 1931 General Election.

In 1939 he was selected as prospective Liberal parliamentary candidate for a General Election expected to take place within a year. He was Liberal candidate for the Hereford Division of Herefordshire at the 1945 General Election.

He was President of the London Cornish Association.


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