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Jervis, Sir Johnlocked

  • Joshua S. Getzler


Jervis, Sir John (1802–1856), judge, was born on 12 January 1802 in London, the third and youngest son of Thomas Jervis (1770–1838), MP, barrister, and judge, and Mary Ann, daughter of Oliver Dixon of Red Hill, Old Swinford, Worcestershire. His family name, often wrongly pronounced as ...

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