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Birkett, (William) Norman, first Baron Birkett (1883–1962), barrister and judge, was born at Ulverston, Lancashire, on 6 September 1883, the fourth of the five children of Thomas Birkett (d. 1913) and his first wife, Agnes (d. 1886), daughter of Moses Tyson...

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(William) Norman Birkett, first Baron Birkett (1883–1962) by Claude Rogers, 1958 © Estate of Claude Rogers; Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Hardy, Herbert Hardy Cozens-, first Baron Cozens-Hardy (1838–1920), judge, was born Herbert Hardy Cozens on 22 November 1838 at The Lodge, Letheringsett, Holt, Norfolk, the second son of William Hardy Cozens-Hardy (1806–1895), a former solicitor with a large practice at Norwich, and his wife, ...

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Herbert Hardy Cozens- Hardy, first Baron Cozens-Hardy (1838–1920) by Reginald Grenville Eves Estate of the Artist / The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn. Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Higgins, Henry Bournes (1851–1929), politician and judge in Australia, was born on 30 June 1851 at Newtownards, co. Down, Ireland, the second of the nine children of John Higgins (1820–1895), a Wesleyan preacher, and his wife, Anne (1825–1917), the daughter of Henry Bournes...

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Sir Robert Yewdall Jennings (1913–2004) by Max Koot © Max Koot

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Jennings, Sir Robert Yewdall (1913–2004), jurist, international lawyer, and judge, was born on 19 October 1913 at 25 Sherborne Villas, Town Lane, Idle, near Bradford, Yorkshire, the only son of Arthur Jennings and his wife, Edith Schofield, née Brotherton. He was brought up in solid but simple circumstances. His mother was a mill worker; her father, a butcher, could neither read nor write, but was a lively character with an affectionate relationship with his grandson. His paternal grandfather was a clerk at the mill, and his father, ...

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Latham, Sir John Greig (1877–1964), politician and judge in Australia, was born on 26 August 1877 in Ascot Vale, then an outlying suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, the eldest of five children (four sons and a daughter) of Thomas Latham, a native-born tinsmith, and his Scottish-born wife, ...

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Moulton, John Fletcher, Baron Moulton (1844–1921), judge and politician, was born on 18 November 1844 at Madeley, Shropshire, the third son of the Revd James Egan Moulton (d. 1866), a Wesleyan minister, formerly headmaster of New Kingswood School, Bath, and his wife, ...

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Osgoode, William (1754–1824), judge in Canada, was born in March 1754 in London, the only son of William Osgood (d. 1767), a Leeds hosier who left an estate of £20,000. Perhaps because of his father's acquaintance with John Wesley, William was sent to the Methodist school at ...