West, Sir Edward
- Maxine L. Berg
West, Sir Edward (bap. 1782, d. 1828), judge and political economist, was baptized on 5 April 1782 at St Marylebone, Middlesex, the son of John Balchen West, the receiver-general for Hertfordshire, and his wife, Elizabeth. His parents died early in his life, and he was brought up by his uncle ...