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Chalmers, Sir Mackenzie Dalzell (1847–1927), judge and civil servant, was born on 7 February 1847 at Nonington, near Barham, Kent, the second son of the Revd Frederick Skene Courtenay Chalmers, rector of Nonington and his wife, Matilda, daughter of the Revd William Marsh...

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Colquhoun, Patrick (1745–1820), magistrate and a founder of the Thames police, and his twin, Ann, were born on 14 March 1745 in Dumbarton. Their parents, Adam Colquhoun (1711–c.1755), sheriff-substitute and keeper of the register of sasines for Dunbartonshire, and Isabell, née...

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Montagu, Henry, first earl of Manchester (c. 1564–1642), judge and government official, was born at Boughton, Northamptonshire, the third surviving son of Sir Edward Montagu (c.1532–1602) of Boughton and his wife, Elizabeth (c.1542–1618), daughter of Sir James Harington of ...

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Ryan, Sir Edward (1793–1875), judge in India and civil service commissioner, was born on 28 August 1793, the eldest son of John Burke Ryan, of Grosvenor Place, London. He matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge, in autumn 1810 and graduated BA in 1814, MA in 1817. At ...

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West, Sir Raymond (1832–1912), administrator and judge in India, was born at Ballyloughrane, co. Kerry, on 18 September 1832, the elder son of Frederick Henry West, journalist, and his wife, Frances, daughter of Richard Raymond, of Ballyloughrane, Ballybunnion, co. Kerry. His father's occupation was precarious, and ...