Catalogue description PAPERS OF JUDGE J H A STUCLEY

This record is held by North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust)

Details of 4347
Reference: 4347

The collection has been divided into four sections:


4347/1. Personal papers of Judge Stucley


4347/2. Papers concerning the history of the Stucley and related families


4347/3. Papers for the book :Sir Bevill Grenvile and his times


4347/4. Miscellaneous


In the interests of consistency, Grenvile is spelt thus though the name also appears as Grenville in some documents.

Date: 1881 - 1984
Held by: North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust), not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Stucley, John H A, 1916-1988, judge of East Worlington, Devon

Physical description: 53 files
Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers of Judge J H A Stucley (1916-1988), which are described in this list, were received in the Record Office as a gift on 25 November 1988, via the British Records Association. (BRA No. 2383)

Administrative / biographical background:

Judge Stucley was born on 12 July 1916, the second son of Sir Hugh Stucley of Affeton Castle, East Worlington. After serving in the Navy, he was called to the Bar in 1957 and became a Recorder of the Crown Court in 1972. He was appointed a Circuit Judge on the South-East Circuit in 1974. He wrote two books- Affeton Castle: a lost Devon village (1967) and Sir Bevill Grenvile and his times (1983). Judge Stucley died on 30 March 1988. For an obituary, see The Times, 4 April 1988.

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