CRANE – Victor Emmanuel

1811267 – Victor Emmanuel Crane – British Guiana [Guyana] – enlisted Euston after December 1941

Entry in Personalities Caribbean4thed. states:  [accessed 27/11/2020]

CRANE, Victor Emanuel, L.L.B. (Lond.); Judge, Court of Appeal since 1968; Editor 2nd Edition Law of Unlawful Possession etc.  BornSept. 18, 1919, Georgetown, Guyana, son of Sir Alfred Crane and his wife Mildred E. neeGarrat, both dec’d.  EducatedQueen’s Coll., Middle Temple, Univ. Coll., London.  Religion:Church of England.  MarriedFeb. 11, 1955, Stella Doreen neeBellamy: 2 sons, 2 daus. (Colin & Edward, Maureen & Ann).  Career: Entered Civil Service, Treasury Dept. 1940-42; R.A.F. Canada and England 1942-46; Read Law at Middle Temple and Univ. Coll., Lond. 1946-49; admitted to practice at the St. Lucia Bar 1949; admitted to practice at the Guyana Bar 1949; apptd. Magistrate 1953; transferred to Nigeria 1956; Chief Magistrate Nigeria 1957-63; held acting appts. of Director of Public Prosecutions and Puisne Judge in Nigeria; re-transferred to Guyana as Puisne Judge, May 1963.  Address: Court ofAppeal, High St., Georgetown, (home) 13 Fifth Ave., Subryanville, Demerara, Guyana.

Victor Emanuel Crane

[Photo: Courtesy Verity Crane (via Bill Hern)]


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