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Legal Obituary of the Quarter.

(ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND.)

Ashurst, William Henry, Esq., Solicitor, aged 59. Admitted 1843. July 14.

ATTWATER, Charles, Esq., Solicitor, aged 31. Admitted 1871. May 2.

BARRETT, James, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.), aged 69. Admitted 1826. April 3.

BARTRUM, Joseph Kilvert, Esq., Solicitor, aged 53. Admitted 1850.

Bennett, Norman, Esq., Solicitor, of Chapel-en-le-Frith, aged 49. Admitted 1865. April 20.

Bennett, William, Esq., Solicitor, Chapel-en-le-Frith, aged 82. Admitted 1819. April 20.

Bunn, William, Esq., Solicitor, Ipswich. Admitted, 1834. June

Butt, Isaac, Esq., Q.C. (Irel.), M.P., aged 66. Called, King's Inns, 1838. B.A., Trin. Coll., Dublin, 1835, M.A., LL.D., 1840. Whately Professor of Political Economy, T.C.D., 183641. One of the Counsel for Smith O'Brien, Author of Treatise on Irish Poor Law, a History of Italy, &c., M.P. (Conservative), for Harwich, 1852, for Youghal, 1852-65, for Limerick (Home Rule), 1871-79. May 5.

Chute, William Lyde Wiggett-, of the Vyne, Hants, and of the Middle Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 79. Called 1827. M.A., Univ. Coll., Oxon. J.P. and D.L. for Norfolk, and J.P. for Hants. M.P. for West Norfolk (Conservative), 1837-47. Fuly 6.

CLARKE, Francis William, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barristerat-Law, aged 54. Called 1849. July 1o.

COTTMAN, Arthur, Esq., Solicitor, aged 39. Admitted 1864. June 3.

Dobbin, Charles Edward, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.), aged 33. B.A., Trin. Coll., Dublin. Admitted 1872. June 14.

Doyle, Sir William Henry, Kt., Chief Justice of Gibraltar, aged 56. Called, Middle Temple, 1846. Formerly Chief Justice

of the Bahamas, and of the Leeward Isles, and Judge of the Vice-Admiralty Court. April 27.

EDWARDS, John, Esq., Solicitor, aged 67. July 13.

Fay, T. MacCabe, Esq., Barrister-at-Law (Irel.), B.A., T.C.D. Called 1864. April 23.

Fleming, John F. Leigh, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barristerat-Law, aged 34. Called, 1873. April 22.

GAMBIER, Sir Edward John, Kt., formerly Chief Justice of Madras, aged 84. Called, Lincoln's Inn, 1822. Educated at Trin. Coll., Camb., B.A., 1817, and Junior Chancellor's Medallist, M.A., 1820. Recorder of Prince of Wales Id., 1834-6. Puisne Judge, Madras, 1836, Chief Justice, 1842-9. May 31.

GREATOREX, William Anthony, Esq., Solicitor, aged 75. Admitted 1828. April 18.

Hadfield, George, Esq., Solicitor, Sheffield, aged 92. M.P. (Liberal), for Sheffield, 1852-74.

Hudson, George Frederick, Esq., Solicitor, aged 79. Admitted 1827. May 12.

Hughes, Edwin, Esq., Solicitor, Liverpool, aged 42. Admitted 1858. May 12.

Johnston, James, Esq., formerly Solicitor, aged 76. Admitted 1827. D.L. for Middlesex. May 8.

Keir, William Augustus, Esq., Advocate at the Scottish Bar, aged 37. Called 1868. Only son of Patrick S. Keir, Esq., of Kindrogan, by Amelia, daughter of late Sir Neil Menzies of that ilk. B.A., Trin. Coll., Camb. (1865). Feb. 15.

Kennedy, James Barron, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.), aged 66. Admitted 1839. May 30.

LLOYD, Edward John, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Q.C. and a Bencher. M.A., Trin. Coll., Camb. (23rd Wrangler, 1822). Judge of the Bristol County Court, 1863-74. June 1.

MACCROSSAN, Edward, Esq., Solicitor (İrel.) Admitted 1874. May 24.

Magrath, John F., Esq., Solicitor (Irel.), aged 66. Admitted 1838. May 9.

Martin, John, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.), aged 82. April 22.

MASKELYNE, Anthony Mervin Story-, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 87. M.A., Wadham Coll., Oxford (1818). J.P., for Co. Brecknock. May 15.

MONTGOMERY, Robert John, Esq., Barrister-at-Law (Irel). Called 1843. April 1.

NORRIS, George, Esq., Solicitor, West Derby, Liverpool, aged 40. Admitted 1861. April 13.

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PARKER, Arnold, Esq., Solicitor, Sheffield, aged 49. Admitted 1852. March 17.

Peake, Hugh Budgen, of the Middle Temple, Barrister-atLaw, aged 75. Called, 1827. May 7.

Phillips, Charles Henry, Esq., Solicitor, Kingston-on-Hull, aged 82. Admitted 1820. Registrar of the County Court, Hull. May 17

PULLEINE, James, of the Middle Temple, Esq., Barrister-atLaw, M.A., Trin. Coll., Camb., aged 75. Called 1832. J.P. and D.L., for North Riding of York, High Sheriff, 1870, and for many years Chairman of Quarter Sessions. March 23.

RICHES, Alfred Smith, Esq., Solicitor, Cambridge, aged 69. Admitted 1833. June 2.

Sadd, William, Esq., Solicitor, Norwich, aged 47. Admitted 1858. April 28.

SANDS, William, John, Esq., W.S. (Scot). Admitted 1845. April 11.

SHEPHERD, Julius Gaboriau, Esq., Solicitor, Luton, aged 79. Admitted 1820.

Smith, Thomas, Esq., Solicitor, Gloucester, aged 69. Admitted 1842. June 6.

Street, John Widgway, Esq., Solicitor, formerly of Taunton, aged 59. April 18.

STREETEN, Francis Towers, of Gray's Inn, Esq., Barristerat-Law, and a Bencher, Recorder of Worcester, aged 65. Called 1836. For many years reporter, joint editor, and ultimately chief acting editor of the Law Journal Reports. May 21.

SWAMY, Sir Mutu Coomara, Kt., of Lincoln's Inn, Barristerat-Law, aged 44. Called 1863. Educated at Queen's College, Colombo. Admitted an Advocate, Supreme Court of Ceylon, 1856. Member of the Legislative Council, 1861. Knighted 1874. May 4.

Sweet, George, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 64. M.A., St. Mary Hall, Oxford. Called 1839. Editor of Bythewood's “ Precedents in Conveyancing," &c. Fune 26.

THOMPSON, George Rowland, Esq., Solicitor, Appleby, aged 46. Admitted 1858. June 17.

Toller, Thomas, Esq., Solicitor, aged 80. Admitted 1824. March 20.

Tribe, William, Esq., Solicitor, Worthing, aged 85. Admitted 1814. April 26.

VAUGHAN, Samuel Bradford, Esq., Solicitor, Melbourne, aged 64. May 16.

WARREN, Henry Hatchell, B.N.C., Oxford, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 27. Called 1877. June 29.

WEBB, George Dillon-, Esq., Solicitor, aged 54. Admitted 1857. June 2.

WILBERFORCE, William, of Markington Hall and Ingathorpe, Yorkshire, and of the Middle Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 80. Called 1825. Educated at Trin. Coll., Camb. J.P., for Yorks and Middlesex. Eldest son of the late eminent philanthropist, William Wilberforce, M.P., of Markington Hall, and brother of the late Samuel, successively Bishop of Oxford and Winchester. May 26.

WILLIAMSON, Charles Caleb, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Student-at-Law, aged 24. B.A., St. John's Coll., Camb. May 7.

Wills, William Ridout, Esq., Solicitor, of Birmingham, aged 55. Admitted 1846. B.A., Univ. Lond., 1843. April 18.

Wood, George, of Caley Hall, Yorkshire, and of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 53. Educated at Univ. Coll., Oxon. Called 1852. May 13.

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The Laws relating to Quarantine of Her Majesty's Dominions Abroad and at Home, and of the Principal Foreign States. By Sir SHERSTON Baker, Bart., Barrister-at-Law. C. Kegan Paul and Co. 1879.

Fortunately for the well-being of Western Europe, the dangers apprehended from the plague which broke out at Astrakhan in the early part of the year, have, to all appearance, subsided. None the less, however, is Sir Sherston Baker's new contribution to legal literature one of great practical utility. Indeed, after a careful study of the method which he has adopted to reduce into something like order the necessarily rather chaotic mass of rules and regulations which he has brought together, we should

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that every master of a sea-going vessel ought to add this volume to his shelves; and it ought also to be widely acceptable to British Consuls and Consular Agents, as well as to legal practitioners in the seats of our great mercantile communities. Sir Sherston has, we think, by his present publication shown good cause why efforts should be made to bring about International Conventions on the very serious questions connected with Quarantine. This portion of the subject, which was beyond the immediate scope of the present work, will no doubt be carefully considered at the London Conference of the Association for the Reform and Codification of the Law of Nations, as it is, we observe, one of those on the order of the day. Nothing could, in truth, be more damaging to the public health than such scenes as are described on the authority of eye-witnesses and sufferers as having occurred in the lazaretto at Lisbon in 1854 (chap. I., note on p. 4). And the very eccentric action of the Vigo Board of Health, even in direct defiance of orders from the Spanish Government (chap. IX., p. 480), shows the necessity of some controlling international authority which would be likely to put a stop to such vagaries. We are glad to find in Sir Sherston's pages a résumé of the proceedings of the International Sanitary Conference, held at Vienna in 1874; but why did he not give us also the results of the Paris Conference of last year? It was held at the Trocadéro, under the auspices of the Official

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