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Hedley Herbert Marshall (b 1909), CMG (1959), QC (Nig.), was educated at Dulwich College and London University, becoming a barrister-at-law, then undertaking military service, 1940-1946 (Major). He became Assistant Administrator-General, Nigeria, 1946, Crown Counsel, 1950, Senior, 1951, Legal Secretary, Northern Region, 1952, Attorney-General, 1954, and Director, Public Prosecution, 1959.
Papers of Hedley Herbert Marshall, 20th century, relating to legislative suggestions arising from the revision of the laws, 1958-1962, Northern Region of Nigeria.
The papers were transferred to the library by Marshall.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required.Reproduction Restrictions
No reproduction or publication of papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
The papers were reviewed and released on 11th April 1994.
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.Related Units of Description
Correspondence, drafts, memoranda and notes dealing with a revision of the laws of the Northern Region of Nigeria, 1955-1964; correspondence, judgements and reports on homicide in Northern Nigeria, 1956-1962, as Attorney-General (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1816); intelligence report on Ika, Obong village group, Omuma area, Itu people, Kalabari clan, etc., 1932-1945 (ref. MSS. s. 413); papers relating to the British-Nigeria Association, 1965-1982 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1911). The library also holds a tape and transcript of an interview as Attorney-General, Northern Nigeria, 1954-1962, and as member of the House of Assembly, House of Chiefs and Executive Council, 1951-1962.
Marshall | Hedley Herbert | 1909-1982 | Barrister Attorney General Nigeria
Nigeria | History | 1900-1960
Nigeria | Native races
Legislation | Nigeria
Public administration | Nigeria
Agriculture | Nigeria
Taxation | Nigeria
Automobiles | Registration | Nigeria
Criminal procedure | Nigeria
Crime prevention | Nigeria
Press | Nigeria | Law and legislation