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Andrews, Sir James, baronet (1877–1951), lord chief justice of Northern Ireland, was born in Comber, co. Down, on 3 January 1877, the third son of Thomas Andrews, flax spinner, of Ardara, Comber, and his wife, Eliza, daughter of James Alexander Pirrie and sister of ...

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Arnold, Sir Nicholas (c. 1509–1580), lord justice of Ireland, was the second but eldest surviving son of John Arnold (d. 1545), administrator, of Churcham, Gloucestershire, and his wife, Isabel Hawkins. His younger brother Richard Arnold (b. in or before 1526, d...

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Burt, Sir Archibald Paull (1810–1879), colonial judge, was born on 1 September 1810 in St Kitts, the second son and second of the seven children of George Henry Burt (1787–1851), sugar planter, merchant, and speaker of the house of assembly of St Kitts...

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Carey, Sir Victor Gosselin (1871–1957), bailiff of Guernsey, was born on 2 July 1871 at Petit Marché, St Peter Port, Guernsey, the third of four children of Major-General de Vic Francis Carey (1831–1908), army officer, of Le Vallon, Guernsey, and his wife, Harriet Mary (1843–1932)...

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Coutanche, Alexander Moncrieff, Baron Coutanche (1892–1973), bailiff of Jersey, was born in St Saviour, Jersey, on 9 May 1892, the younger son and third child of Adolphus Arnold Coutanche (1856–1921), notary public and captain in the Royal Jersey militia, and his wife, Jane Alexandrina (Ina) Finlayson (...

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Sir Robert Hugh Le Masurier (1913–1996) by unknown photographer Universal Pictorial Press

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Le Masurier, Sir Robert Hugh (1913–1996), bailiff of Jersey, was born on 29 December 1913 in St Helier, Jersey, the son of William Smythe Le Masurier (1875–1950) and his wife, Mabel Harriet, née Briard. His father was a well-known local solicitor and keen yachtsman who later distinguished himself, as commodore of the ...

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Pelham, Sir William (d. 1587), lord justice of Ireland, was the third son of Sir William Pelham (d. 1538), a landowner of Laughton, Sussex, and his second wife, Mary, daughter of William Sandys, Lord Sandys. The younger William Pelham married twice. With his first wife, ...