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Thompson Cooper

revised by Jonathan Harris

Brown, James Baldwin, the elder (1790–1843), judge and writer, was born on 6 June 1790 (BL Add MS 57508, fol. 117). He collaborated with Jeremiah Holmes Wiffen and the Congregational minister Thomas Raffles in writing a collection of Poems by Three Friends...


J. L. Brierly

revised by Hugh Mooney

Evans, Sir Samuel Thomas (1859–1918), politician and judge, was born on 4 May 1859 at Skewen, near Neath, Glamorgan, the only son of John Evans, grocer, and his wife, Margaret, née Thomas. After school in Swansea, he took his LLB at London University...


Rotherham, Sir John (bap. 1630, d. 1708), lawyer and judge, was baptized at Luton on 21 October 1630, the son of Thomas Attwood Rotherham (bap. 1602, d. 1657) and Anne (or Agnes), daughter of John Browne of Tring, Hertfordshire. His father was vicar successively of ...


Ryder, Sir Dudley (1691–1756), judge, was born on 4 November 1691, the second son of Richard Ryder (d. 1733), a Cheapside linen draper living at Hackney in Middlesex, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of William Marshall of Lincoln's Inn. His paternal grandfather, the ...


Sir Dudley Ryder (1691–1756) by James Cranke private collection / National Portrait Gallery, London