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Johnston, James William (1792–1873), politician and lawyer in Canada, was born on 29 August 1792 in Jamaica, the youngest son of William Martin Johnston (d. 1808), a surgeon, and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of John Lichtenstein and Catherine Delegal. The Johnston...

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Le Quesne, Sir (John) Godfray (1924–2013), barrister and public servant, was born on 18 January 1924 at Rickford Lodge, The Grove, Hampstead, London, the third son of Charles Thomas Le Quesne (1885–1954), who had migrated from his native Jersey to pursue a successful career at the bar in ...

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Pankhurst, Richard Marsden (1835/6–1898), barrister and political activist, was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, the second son and third of four children of Henry Francis Pankhurst (1808–1873), auctioneer, and his wife, Margaret, née Marsden (1803–1879). No exact date for his birth has been located, and census returns yield contradictory information about his age. About 1847 the family moved to ...

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J. M. Rigg

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Prideaux, Frederick (1817–1891), lawyer, fifth son of Walter Prideaux of Plymouth, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Joseph Kingston of Kingsbridge, Devon, was born at 1 Portland Square, Plymouth, on 27 April 1817. His father, a partner in the private bank of Kingston and Prideaux...

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J. B. Atlay

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Willis, William (1835–1911), barrister and judge, was born at Dunstable, Bedfordshire, on 29 April 1835, the eldest son and third child in the family of eight sons and six daughters of William Willis, a straw hat manufacturer at Luton, and his wife, Esther Kentish...

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Wilmot, Lemuel Allan (1809–1878), lawyer and politician in Canada, born on 31 January 1809 in Sunbury county, New Brunswick, was the son of William Wilmot (1780–1857), a lumberman of loyalist ancestry, and his wife, Hannah (1780–1811), the daughter of Daniel Bliss, a loyalist and member of the first ...