Anthony Lloyd, Baron Lloyd of Berwick

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The Right Honourable
The Lord Lloyd of Berwick
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Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom
Lord of Appeal in Ordinary
In office
1 October 1993 – 31 December 1998
Monarch Elizabeth II
Preceded by The Lord Griffiths
Succeeded by The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers
Personal details
Born Anthony John Leslie Lloyd
(1929-05-09) 9 May 1929 (age 85)
Spouse(s) Jane Helen Violet Shelford (m. 1960)
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge
Occupation Judge
Profession Law

Anthony John Leslie Lloyd, Baron Lloyd of Berwick (born 9 May 1929)[1] PC DL is a retired British judge, and member of the House of Lords.[2]

He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. He became a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and was raised to the House of Lords with the title Baron Lloyd of Berwick, of Ludlay in the County of East Sussex on 1 October 1993 and was Lord of Appeal in Ordinary until his resignation 31 December 1998.[3] He is probably best known for his leading judgment in the case of Page v Smith.

He chaired the special committee on the proposed Speakership of the House of Lords. He issued a report based on his inquiry into legislation aqainst terrorism in October 1996. He is a former member of the Court of Ecclesiastical Causes Reserved.[4] In 2005 he became chairman of the parliamentary Ecclesiastical Committee which examines draft measures presented to it by the Legislative Committee of the General Synod of the Church of England.[5]

Personal life[edit]

In 1960 Baron Lloyd married Jane Helen Violet Shelford, the daughter of Cornelius William Shelford.[6]


Arms of Anthony Lloyd, Baron Lloyd of Berwick
Coronet of a Baron
A Hedgehog Gules, spined Or, holding in the dexter paw an Ostrich Plume erect proper.
Per fess Gules and Or, a Pale per fess and a Fess per fess, in chief an Escallop between two Hedgehogs, and in base a Hedgehog between two Escallops, all counter-changed.
NISI DOMINUS (Only the Lord)


  1. ^ "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 27 April 2014. "Lord Lloyd of Berwick, a former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 84" 
  2. ^ "Anthony John Leslie Lloyd LLOYD OF BERWICK". Debretts. Retrieved 27 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Beamish, David. "Lords of Appeal in Ordinary 1876–2009". Peerages. Retrieved 27 April 2014. 
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 52828. p. 2231. 10 February 1992. Retrieved 2007-11-21.
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  6. ^ "Jane Helen Violet Shelford". Peerage. Retrieved 27 April 2014.