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Fisher, Sir Henry Arthur Pears [Harry] (1918–2005), barrister, judge, and college head, was born at The Hall, Repton, Derbyshire, on 20 January 1918, the eldest of six sons of the Revd Geoffrey Francis Fisher (1887–1972), then headmaster of Repton School, and his wife, ...

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James Pickles (1925–2010) by Stephen Hyde, c.1989 © Stephen Hyde / National Portrait Gallery, London

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John A. Hargreaves

Pickles, James (1925–2010), judge, was born on 18 March 1925 at 4 Winburn Terrace, Warley, Halifax, Yorkshire, the only son and eldest of five children of Arthur Pickles (1900–1984), architect and surveyor, and later property developer and financier, and his wife, Gladys, née...

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Ronan, Stephen (1848–1925), judge, was born at Cork on 13 April 1848, the eldest son of Walter Ronan, solicitor, of Cork, and his wife, Sarah McNamara. He was educated at a day school in Cork, and then for three years at a school in ...

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Stephen, Sir James Fitzjames, first baronet (1829–1894), judge and writer, was born on 3 March 1829 at Kensington Gore, London, the second of the four children of Sir James Stephen (1789–1859), colonial under-secretary, and his wife, Jane Catherine Venn (1793–1875). Leslie Stephen was his younger brother and biographer....

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Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, first baronet (1829–1894) by George Frederic Watts, c. 1855 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Strange, (Thomas) Lumisden (1808–1884), judge and theological writer, was born at Landon's Gardens, Poonamallee Road, Madras, on 4 January 1808, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Andrew Lumisden Strange (1756–1841), first chief justice of Madras, and his second wife, Louisa (1788–1862), youngest daughter of ...