Lord Baldwin of Bewdley was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied modern languages and law. Before entering Trinity he served from 1956 until 1958 in the armed forces. Between 1970 and 1987 he served in a variety of education positions, lastly as education officer for Oxfordshire (1980-1987).
A Cockatrice sejant wings addorsed Argent combed wattled and beaked Or gorged with a Crown Vallary lined and reflexed over the back Gold and charged on the shoulder with a Rose Gules barbed and seeded proper
Argent on a Saltire Sable a Quatrefoil Or
On either side a White Owl proper, that on the sinister holding in the beak a Sprig of Broom also proper
Per Deum Meum Transilio Murum (With the help of my God I leap over the wall)