General Sir John
Pennycuick
Male
England
1899-11-06
in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1982-01-14
London, England


About

Educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford. Became a second lieutenant in the Coldstream Guards in 1919. Called to the Bar at Inner Temple in 1925, where later he became a bencher in 1954 and was Treasurer in 1978. Married fellow lawn tennis player Lucy Johnstone in 1930. Became a Queen’s Counsel in 1947.

Appointed a High Court judge in 1960, in the Chancery Division, and was subsequently knighted. Became the first modern Vice-Chancellor in July 1970 when the office was revived to replace the title of ‘Senior Judge’ for the head of
the Chancery Division. Appointed a Privy Counsellor in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June 1974, and retired as a full-time Chancery judge in September 1974, but continued to sit as a judge occasionally.



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Archive statistics 1923 - 1938
10
33
17


Tournament wins 1938 - Hythe (Amateur)
1937 - Hythe (Amateur)
1936 - Birchington (Amateur)
1935 - Wiltshire Championship (Amateur)
1933 - Birchington (Amateur)
1931 - South Herefordshire Championships (Amateur)
1929 - Cinque Ports Championships (Amateur)
1927 - Cinque Ports Championships (Amateur)
1927 - Hampshire Championships (Amateur)
1926 - Cinque Ports Championships (Amateur)


Tournaments Hythe - 1938 South Herefordshire Championships - 1938 Hythe - 1937 South Herefordshire Championships - 1937 Cinque Ports Championships - 1936 Birchington - 1936 South Herefordshire Championships - 1936 Hythe - 1935 Wiltshire Championship - 1935 Birchington - 1933 Wimbledon - 1931 Exmouth - 1931 Worcestershire Championships - 1931 South Herefordshire Championships - 1931 Wimbledon - 1930 Cinque Ports Championships - 1930 Cinque Ports Championships - 1929 Wimbledon - 1928 Cinque Ports Championships - 1928 Wimbledon - 1927 Hampshire Championships - 1927 Cinque Ports Championships - 1927 Wimbledon - 1926 Cinque Ports Championships - 1926 Wimbledon - 1925 Berkshire Championships - 1923

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