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ma chiefly by bis long career of nearly a quarter of a century jadges. It has occurred to me that advantage might be as a judge that he had acquired the respect and admiration taken of the present vacancy in the office of Chie! Baron ef his fellow-men, and it is by that that he will, I believe, be for the following porposes :-(1) To reduce the number remembered to the remotest posterity. He was a man of of the divisions of the High Court of Justice by uniting in great natural ability and of vast and varied acquirements. a single division (which might, I think, bear the name of He possessed a grace of manner and a refinement of diction the Queen's Bench Division) the three divisions now called equalled by few, and he used his great intellectual gifts and respectively the Queen's Bench Division, the Common the ripe fruits of bis experience for the public service and Pleas Division, and the Exchequer Division ; (2) to abolish the furtherance of justice. We cannot forget that he seemed the titular and other distinctions between the office, now unaffected by the weight of advancing years. With unim vacant, of Lord Chief Baron and that of a paisne judge, paired, or apparently unimpaired, physical powers and with

so that the present vacancy shall be supplied by the apandimmed intellect, he performed to the last day of his life

pointment of an additional puisne jadge only ; and (3) to with efficiency the duties of his bigh office. In lamenting provide for the abolition, in like manner, upon the next his decease, as we all must, we cannot but feel that in losing

vacancy, of the distinctions between the office of Chief him we have lost, not only an uprigbt and able magistrate,

Justice of the Common Pleas and that of a paisne judge. but one of the brightest ornaments that ever adorned the The new consolidated division would, of course, be under Loglish judicial bench.

the presidency of the Lord Chief Justice of England, and In the Queen's Bench Division, Mr. Justice Field said : It

would be capable, under his authority, of full and complete is with the deepest regret that I have to announce the sad

anity of administration. loss which this Division, the bar, and indeed, England at

“As these changes, if they should appear to be Large, has sustained, in the death of our lamented late Lord I desirable, can only be made under the present law upon Chief Justice. I know the severe loss which, not only the public at large, but every individual who has

the request or recommendation of a counoil of all the

judges of the Supreme Court (which council ought, ever known and experienced the kindness of heart and also admired the extraordinary talents and energy of

under section 75 of the Act of 1873, to assemble once at our late Lord Chief Justice, bas sustained in his death.

least in every year, on a day to be fixed by the Chan. Ur. Powell, Q.C., said : My lord, I am requested by the

cellor, with the concurrence of the Lord Chief Justice members of the bar present to express their own feelings and,

of England), I should be glad, with your concurrence, I am sure, the feelings of the bar of England, opon the

| to appoint an early day in November, on which the great loss we have all sustained, and to which your lord.

judges may be requested to meet for the purpose ship has so feelingly alluded. My lord, even at this painfal

of holding such a council, and I should feel obliged moment, it is some consolation to og to know that with the

if you wonld be so good as to suggest any day on which it late Lord Chief Justice of England the long line of illus.

may appear to you that such a meeting may conveniently

be held. No change which may be recommended oan come trions judges who have filled that bigh office has closed ia fitting splendour, and whatever may be the designation

into operation till thirty days after the commencement of the of the fatare cbief of this court, we presume to hope that

next session of Parliament. So far as the assize basiness is be will bring to the bench, as the late Lord Chief Justice

concerned, any inconvenience from the continuanoe until did, all the qualities—the great qualities—necessary to

that time of a vacancy upon the bench may be obviated by dignify, and all the accomplishments qualified to adorn, it.

the appointment of a special commissioner. So far as the bosiness of the Court of Appeal is concerned, I propose myself to sit in that coart from the commencement of Micbaelmas Term till the meeting of Parliament in

February, except on such days as may be ocoupied by any THE OFFICE OF LORD CHIEF

appeals which ought at once to be heard in the House of

Lords. At prosent I do not think there will be more than BARON.

one such appeal. For the permanent aid of a judge of

first instance in the Court of Appeal, in the place of the The following letter was addressed by the Lord Chancellor

Lord Chief Baron, as an ex officio member of that court, the to the late Lord Chief Justice Cockburn :

power givon by 38 & 39 Vict. c. 77, 8. 4 (the continuance “30, Portland-place, Oct., 1880. of which appears to be recognized by 39 & 40 Vict. c. 59, * My dear Lord Chief Justice,—I hope you will agree | s. 19), may probably be sufficient. with me in thinking that the question of retaining or con

“I have sent a copy of this letter to Lord Coleridge and solidating the three . Common Law' Divisions (as I may, for to the Master of the Rolle, on account of the manner in convenience, call them) of the High Court of Justice ought which the office held by Lord Coleridge might be affected to be considered by the proper authority before any appoint, by such changes as those suggested, and because the ment is made to supply the vacancy created by the death of Master of the Rolls holds a position in the Chancery the late Lord Chief Baron. A fusion of the offices of these Division resembling that which the present Chief Justice of thres divisions bas already, to a very great extent, taken the Common Pleas would hold during his continuance in place in the Central Office. Under order 36, rule 16, the lists office in the division which would be formed, under your of actions for trial at the sittings in London and Middlesex | lordship as its head, by the union of the present Queen's must be prepared and the actions allotted for trial without Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer Divisions. To the Teference to the division to which each action is attached. rest of the judges I should also propose, with your The business of the tbree divisions may be described as approval, to make a similar communication when I am in generally homogeneous; and every judge now may, and does, a position to appoirt a day for the meeting of the council of sit interchangeably in each division. The puisne judges jadges. ia the Exchequer Division appointed since the Judicature Act “ Believe me ever, dear Lord Chief Justice, yours faithcame into operation are no longer called Barons. On the

" SELBORNE. wbole, it is difficult to perceive what object necessary or “The Right Hon, the Lord Chief Justice of England.” asefol for the administration of justice is any longer facilitated by the continuance of the three divisions. I cannot but think that if they were consolidated into one, under the A M'Mahon law studentship at St. John's College, Cam. presidency of the Lord Chief Justice of England, there bridge, value $150 per annum, and tenable for four years, woald be a better economy and more equal distribution of has been awarded to Eldred John Brook Smith, B.A., scholar judicial power, and greater elasticity as well as regularity in of the college. all the arrangements for the transaction of business.

In a rating appeal before the Queen's Bench Division on "By the Jadicature Act of 1873, s. 32, the Queen may, the 20th inst., the original order had not been sent by the by Order in Council, upon a report or recommendation of Clerk of the Peace to the Crown Office, and Mr. Justice à council of judges of the Sapreme Court, reduce the Field said it ought to be clearly understood that though now gomber of divisions of the High Court, and give any the writ of certiorari was not the only mode which the necessary consequent directions for that parpose ; and may Legislature had provided for bringing up a case into also provide for the abolition, OD Vacancy, of the distinc- this court, it was still necessary that the same steps should tion of the offices and salaries, &c., of (inter alios) the be followed as in cases of certiorari to the extent that the Chief Justice of the Common Pleas and the Chief Baron | original orders, and not certified copies of them, should be of the Exchequer from the offices, &c., of the paisne sent up by the Clerk of the Peace to the Crown Office.



up, presented Nov 18, directed to be heard before V.C. Hall, on Dec 3. Taylor and Co, Gt James st, Bedford rd, agents for Heath

and Blenkinsop, Warwick, solicitors for the petitioners


V.C. Hall has, by an order dated Nov 5, appointed Richard Sey. Jackson, & Birks), of Hall, has been appointed Under mour Guinness, St Clement's lane, and William Thomas Western, Sheriff of the Town and County of the Town of Kingston

Charing cross, to be official liquidators

HEATHER COLLIERY COMPANY, LIMITED.--Petition for winding up, apon Hull, for the ensuing year. Mr. Birks was admitted presented Nov 20, directed to be heard before V.C. Malins, on Dec a solicitor in 1862.

3. Duignan and Smiles, Bedford row, agents for Duignan and

Co, Walsall, solicitors for the petitioner Mr. FRANK BROOME (of the firm of Chester, Mayhew,

I OSBORNE, HIGGINS. AND COMPANY, LIMITED.-By an order made Broome, & Griffiths), has been appointed a Commissioner to by V.C. Bacon, dated Nov 13, it was ordered that the above com. administer Oaths, and a Commissioner for taking the

pany be wound up. Clarke and Co, Lincoln's inn fields, agents

for Tweedale and Co, Oldham, solicitors for the petitioners Acknowledgments of Married Women, within the county

STEAM TRAYWAYS COMPANY OF IRELAND, LIMITED.-By an order of Middlesex, the city and liberty of Westminster, and the made by the M.R., dated Nov 13, it was ordered that the above city of London.

company be wound up. Wilson, Cornhill, solicitor for the peti

tioner Mr. GUISEPPE CARBONE, LL.D., bas been appointed SUN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up, preCrown Advocate for Malta, in succession to Sir Adrian

sented Nov 20, directed to be heard before V.C. Malins, on Nov 3.

Clarke and Co, Lincoln's inn fields, agents for Orford and Milne, Dingle, who has been appointed Chief Justice of the

Manchester, solicitors for the petitioners island.


up, presented Nov 16, directed to be heard before V.C. Hall, on Mr. JOSEPH FOINT ALEXANDER COTCHING, solicitor, of

Dec 3. Denton and Co, Gray's inn square, solicitors for the petiHorsbam, has been appointed Registrar of the Horsbam tioner County Court (Circuit No. 50), in succession to Mr. Pilford

[Gazette, Nov. 23.] Medwin, deceased. Mr. Cotobing was admitted a solicitor



the M.R., dated Nov 8, it was ordered that the voluntary winding Sir ADRIAN DINGLE, K.C.M.G., LL.D., has been ap

up of the company be continued. Ashurst and Co, Old Jewry, pointed Chief Justice and President of the Court of Appeal solicitors for the petitioners for the Island of Malta. Sir A. Dingle was born in 1817.

[Gazette, Nov. 19.] He has been Crown Advocate for Malta since 1854, and he

LONDON AND EASTERN BANKING CORPORATION.-By direction of was created a Kuigbt Commander of the Order of St. | V.C. Bacon, notice is given that the V.C. purposes on Feb 7 at 2 to Michael and St. George in 1860.

make a call on all the contributories of the company for £100 per

share Mr. JOHN DOUGLAS JOHNSTONE, solicitor, of Tavistoak PROPRIETORS OF THE KINGSTON-UPOX-HULL AND SCULCOATES has been appointed Clerk to the Tavistock Board of

PUBLIC Rooms.-Creditors are required, on or before Dec 29, to

send their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts Gaardians, Assessment Committee, and Roral Sanitary

or claims, to William Burkingshaw, Parliament st, Hull. Jan 20 Authority, and Saperintendent-Registrar for the district, at 12 is appointed for hearing and adjudicating upon the debts in succession to his partner, the late Mr. Robert Luxton. and claims Mr. Johnstone was admitted a solicitor in 1872, and is

[Gazette, Nov. 23.] clerk to the Lydsord Sohool Board.

Coventry, Nov 15

[Gazette, Nov. 19.]




A MEETING of gentlemen of the legal profession practising is

and near Liverpool was held on Friday in the Law AssociaANGLO-FRENCH BREWERY COMPANY, LIMITED.--Petition for winding tion Rooms, for the purpose of considering tbe advisability of up presented Nov 9 directed to be heard before the M.R. on Nov 27. Jaylor and Jacquet, South st, Finsbury sq, solicitors for the

establishing, in connection with the proposed University petitioner

College of that city, a lectureship for the study of jurispru. East CannocK COLLIERY COMPANY, LIMITED.-By order made by dence and law. The recorder, Mr. J. B. Aspinall, Q.C.,

the M.R., dated Nov 8, it was ordered that the voluntary winding occupied the chair, and there was a good attendance of up of the company be continued. Duignan and Smiles, Bedford

lawyers. row, agents for Duignan and Co, Walsall, solicitors for the peti

The RECORDER, in opening the proceedings, said that the tioner FLAGSTAFF SILVER MINING COMPANY OF UTAI, LIMITED.-By an requisition to him to convene the meeting was signed by 134 order made by the M.R., dated Nov 8, it was ordered that the members of both branches of the lagal profession; and, he company be wound up. Snell and Greenip, George st, Mansion House, solicitors for the petitioner

need hardly say, he felt proud upon its being presented to GREENING AND FARDON, LIMITED.-By an order made by the M.R.

him. He proposed, before anything else was done, to reach dated Nov 8, it was ordered that the voluntary winding up be

to them the written answers of some few of the gentlemen, continued. Robinson and Co, Lincoln's inn fields, agents for chiefly of the Northern Circuit, in reply to Mr. Bateson's

Rowlands and Co, Birmingham, solicitors for the petitioner | notice of the meeting. Mr. P. Myburgh wrote enclosing HUDDERSFIELD QUARRYING COMPANY, LIMITED.-By an order made £20; Mr. Collier (Liverpool), £10. Lord Justice James.

by the M.R., dated Nov 8, it was ordered that the company be wound up. Peace and Co. Grocers' Hall ct, agents for Learoyd

wrote wishing all success to the proposed institution, and and Co, Huddersfield, solicitors for the petitioner

expressing his desire to become a subscriber to it, at the INOXIDATION AND PLATINUM COATING OF METALS COMPANY, LIMITED. same time enclosing a small contribution (which was not

--The creditors are required on or before Dec 20 to send their named) towards the object. Mr. Gully wrote, enclosing names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims,

£50 ; Mr. G. Little, £50 ; Mr. W. F. Robinson, £100; and to Trayton Pagden Child, Poultry. Monday Jan 10 at 12 is ap. pointed for hearing and adjudicating upon the debts and claims

the Solicitor-General (Sir F. Herschell), £20. The lastLONDON AND SOUTHWARK INSURANCE CORPORATION, LIMITED.- The

named wrote:-“I need hardly say that my long concredirors are required, on or before Dec 31, to send their full nection with Liverpool leads me to take a large interest names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, in such a project, and, as a lawyer, I should feel to Henry Aste, Charles Kemp Dyer, and George Reckitt, 74, King William st. Tilleard and Co, old Jewry, solicitors for the liqui.

that the scheme is incomplete unless the systematicdators

teaching of law and jurisprudence were efficiently OLDBURY BRICK COMPANY, LIMITED.-By an order made by the provided for.” After some observations the recorder

M.R., dated Nov 8, it was ordered that the voluntary winding up concluded by moving tbe following resolution :-" That this of the above company be continued. Robinson and Co, Lincoln's inn fields, agents for Rowlands and Co, Birmingham, solicitors

meeting of the members of the legal profession residing for the petitioner

or practising in or near to Liverpool observes with great ONLLWYN AND DULAIS COLLIERIES COMPANY. LIMITED.-Petition satisfaction that a University College is about to be estaba for winding up, presented Nov 17, directed to be heard before the

lished in Liverpool, in which it is intended to found a lecM.R., on Nov 27. Warriner, Gt Winchester st, agents for Lloyd, Newport, solicitors for the petitioners

tureship of jurisprudence and law; and desire to express [Gazette, Nov 19.] its sympathy with the scheme, and pledges itself to raise a

fund in furtherance of the several objects of the proposed interest, through the medium of an organized system of college,

correspondence. The department is divided into sections. Mr. SQUAREY seconded the resolation, and said it gave Each question is issued to each section on a large sheet him great pleasare to do so as president of the Incorpo. of paper on which is a list of the members in the rated Law Society. There was one point upon which he section. The first member on the list, on receiving the form thought the recorder had not touched-Damely, the im from the secretary, writes his opinion on it and forwards it mense benefit that a commercial community like that of to the next member, and so on, till it reaches tbe last on the Liverpool was likely to derive from having settled | list, who returns it to the secretary. He sends it round a amongst them a large body of accomplished scholars and second time, so that every member has the opportunity of scientific men. He thought that that alone ought to com- seeing the opinions of others, of commenting upon them, and mend the undertaking to all the inhabitants of Liverpool. of amending or defending his own opinion. It is not obli. The solicitors of the town were a large and important gatory on members to write opinions, though it is very section of the community, and he ventured very earnestly desirable that all should do so. The advantages of the to ask them to come forward in the matter in a liberal department are obvious. Firstly, the attention of members and cheerful spirit, and do as much as they could in for is called to questions of donbt or interest ; secondly, warding the undertaking. He was sure that the appeal members acquire the useful babit of expressing themselves would not be made in vain, and that when the time came clearly and forcibly on legal points. This habit proves of for handing the contributions from the legal profession to service in the answering of examination questions, as the the treasurer of the fund, it would be found that the finals of this and previous years disclose ; thirdly, which is, . members were not behindhand in doing their part in the perhaps, the chief advantage, law students, in all parts of furtherance of such a noble object. [The speech of the the country and in London, are brought into friendly interpresident was loudly applauded.]

course, and become cognizant of one another's reasoning Mr. JAMES (barrister) support the resolution. He said powers and acquaintance with the law. I shall be happy to he did so with great pleasure, as he thought the founda I give any further information to law students, and to forward tion of a chair would be an immense advantage to both them specimen papers." branches of the profession.

A meeting of this society was held on Wednesday, the Mr. BATESON proposed the appointment of a committee 24th inst., at Clement's-inn, Mr. Acland in the chair. The of barristers and solicitors, with power to add to their motion on the paper, “That it is desirable that legislative number, for the purpose of collecting subscriptions for the measures should be passed for facilitating the acquisition of object in view. He remarked that there were no doubt, land in Ireland by the peasant occupiers," was brought forin the legal profession, an immense number of men who ward by Mr. Owen, who was supported by Messrs. Napier, would be delighted that their sons should have the benefit Spokes, Morice, Clarkson, Harvey, Dowson, and MacLaren, of a university education at their own doors.

and opposed by Messrs. Jackson, Foy, Derry, Synott, and Mr. NEVILLE (barrister) seconded the resolution, and Edlin, and upon a division the motion was carried by a expressed hesrty approval of the movement. He said that majority of six votes. the law students of Liverpool had done a great deal by the establishing of lectureships, and they had done their best to get good lecturers; but if the university were in

GRAY'S INN MOOT SOCIETY. existence, the great difficulties with which they had to

The second meeting of the above society for the present struggle would be removed.

term was held on Thursday, November 18, in the ball of The resolution was carried unanimously.

Gray's-ind, under the presidency of Albert Venn Dicey, Mr. RAYNER (town clerk) proposed that Mr. Bateson

Esq., before several of the masters of the bench. The should be appointed hon. treasurer and Mr. Morton hon.

question for argument was as follows:-“ D., a Portognese secretary. Mr. M'CONNELL (barrister) seconded the resolution, and

subject, domiciled in Portugal, married in England (in

accordance with the rites of the Church of England) M., said he concurred most heartily in the objects of the meeting. He was of opinion that it deserved the very best support of

a Portuguese lady, a subject of Portugal, but domiciled

in England. D. and M. are first cousins, and by the law all the members of the profession.

of Portugal first cousins are (except by dispensation The resolution was carried unanimonsly. Mr. RAFFLES proposed a vote of thanks to the record er for

from the Pope) incapable of contracting marriage with presiding, and said that that gentleman had authorized his

each other. D. and M. did not at the time of their name to be put down for thirty gnideas.

marriage either apply for or obtain a Papal dispensation. Mr. HARVEY Seconded the resolution, wbich was carried

D. has now returned to and is resident in Portugal, where amidst loud applause ; and, the recorder having ack now.

he is domiciled. M. has never left England and continues ledged the compliment, the meeting terminated.

to reside there. M. has petitioned the Probate Division of the High Court to declare her marriage with D. on the above state of facts null and void. D. has entered an appearance bat has not filed an answer. The case against

the petitioner is argued by counsel instructed by the LAW STUDENTS' JOURNAL.

Queen's Proctor on bebalf of the Crown. The Probate

Division of the High Court bas delivered judgment dismisLAW STUDENTS' DEBATING SOCIETY. sing the petition. The Court of Appeal bas reversed the

judgment of the Probate Division. The case is now to be The weekly meeting of this society was held at the Law

argued as on appeal from the jodgment of the Court of Iostitation, Chancery-lane, on Tuesday evening last, Mr.

Appeal before the Honse of Lords." The appellant was J. K. Wright in the chair. The question appointed for the

represented by Mr. E. H. Lawrence, barrister, of Lincoln's. evening debate was the following: "Is it desirable to

inn, and Mr. F. B. de M. Gibbons, student, of Gray's-ion; establish a system of peasant proprietorship in Ireland by

Mr. S. H. Leonard, barrister, of Lincoln's-ind, and Mr. E. means of Government loans to the occapiers, or other

Robinson, student, of Gray's-inn, appearing for the wise?" and was opened in the negative by Mr. Corrie B.

respondent. The learned president in bis judgment Grant. Mr. Lloyd Jones followed in tbe negative. Messrs. T. W. Williams, Neale, Moore, Pilney, and Nicholls up

reversed the judgment of the Court of Appeal, and

affirmed the original decision of the Probate Division. The held the affirmative, and Messrs. A. E. Ward and Adams

dext meeting of the society will be held in January. the negative. On the question being put to the meeting it was decided in the negative by a majority of one yote.


It was stated at the meeting of the Board of Directors of M. Henry England Barren, of 44, Lyndhurst-road, the Manchester Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday that the Peckbam, the secretary of the Legal Correspondence President of the Board of Trade was considering the whole Department, writes to us : " I beg you will allow me to call question of the Railway Commissioners witb a view to the attention of law students, through the medium of your legislation on the subject, and that the question would journal, to the above means of legal education. The object occupy the attention of the Legislature during the coming of the department is the discussion of legal questions of 1 session.

PARROCK, SARAI, Shrewsbury. Dec 20. Nutsey, Shrewsbury

PYLE, RICHARD, Wallop. Dec 1. Wilson and Sons, Salisbury
PYNE, WILLIAM, Valmore, Passy, France, Gent. Dec 20. Dixon and


RAMSDEN, SOPHIA HARRIETT, Walthamstow, Essex. Jan 1, Rams.

den and Austin, Leadenhall st LAST DAY OF PROOF.

REEVES, SARAH, Downtan, Wilts. Dec 1. Wilson and Sons, Salis

bury BLYTH, RICHARD, Solihull Lodge, Warwick. Dec 7. Matthews v Scott, Anne. Claughton, Chester. Dec 15. Banks and Kendall, Leadbeater, M.R. Mitchell, Birmingham

Liverpool BROOKE, THOMAS TURNER, Huddersfield. Brickmaker. Jan 1. SNELL, EDWARD SAMUEL, St. George's rd, Pimlico. Dec 11. Hop. Brooke v Thorne, V.C. Hall. Laycock and Co, Huddersfield

good and Co, Whitehall pl EDMONDS, MORRIS, Whitland, Llanagan, Carmarthen. Dec 7. SPENCE, CATHARINE, Norton, York, Nov 27. Jackson, Malton Davies v Thomas, M.R. Davies, Haverfordwest

STAWMAN, WILLIAM, Barnsley, York, Surgeon. Jan 1. Horsfield, FRANCIS, JOHN EDWIN, Whitson, Monmouth, Farmer. Jan 1.

Barnsley Bond v Francis. V.C. Hall. Baldwyn and Morgan, Chepstow WHITE, AMELIA, Boundary rd, St. John's Wood, Brush Maker. Dec GIBBS, JOSEPH HENRY, Over Worton, Oxford, Farmer. Dec 3. 20. Perry, Guildhall chmbrs, Basinghall st Wood v Gibbs, V.C. Hall. Kinch, Deddington

WHITESIDE, 'William, Westbourne ter, Hyde park, Esq. Dec 24. McLACHLAN, ARCHIBALD, Cheltenham, Esq. Dec 8. McLachlan v Smith, Lincoln's-inn-fields Aitchison, V.C. Hall, Rose and Fry. Gt George st

WILLIAMS, HENRY, Llanthewy Vach, Monmouth, Farmer. Dec 25. SawDON, JAMES, Bridlington, York, Farmer. Dec 17. Cammish v Greenway and Bytheway, Pontypool Sawdon, M.R.' Richardson, Bridlington

[Gazette, Nov. 12.] [Gazette, Nov. 12.]

AMSINCK, CAROLINE, Norland sq, Notting hill. May 10. Finch and ALLUM, RICHARD, Streatham. Dec 21. Allum v Allum, M.R. Co, Gray's-inn-sq Crafter, Blackfriars rd

ANDERTON, JOSEPH, Northowram, Halifax, Gentleman. Feb 1. DYER, CHARLES Bunt, Amlwch, Anglesey, Mining Agent. Dec 20. Emmett and Walker, Halifax Dyer v Paynter, V.C. Bacon. Paynter, Amlwch

BALCHILD, MARY Anne, Paragon, Bath. Jan 1. Fearon, Parliament GRAVES, ELIZABETH, Eaton, Norwich. Dec 6. Paul y Asker,

st, Westminster Hall. Roberts and Barlow, Leadenhall st

Batson, ALFRED, Captain in Her Majesty's 107th Regiment of Foot. GOFF. HENRY ALEXANDER, Shoreditch, Licensed Victualler. Dec Dec 31. Baker and Nairne, Crosby sq 1. Goff v Johnson, V.O. Bacon, Bastard, Brabant ct

BENNETT, Rev HENRY LEIGH, Chertsey, Surrey. Jan 15. Bennett HAWKINS, THOMAS, Stanwell, Gent. Nov 30. Brown v Weston, and Co, New sg, Lincoln's inn V.O. Bacon. Darvill, jun, Windsor

BOOR, JOHN EDYVEAN, Woolston, Southampton, Dec 24, Cam, HOLMES, WHITAKER, Lincoln's inn fields, Solicitor. Dec 20. Smith New inn

v Holmes, M.R. Johnson and Weatherall, King's Bench walk, BRUCE, JOHN CAMERON, Commander in Her Majesty's Royal Navy. Temple

Jan 1. White and Co, Whitehall pl, Westminster LIVERMORE, JOnx, High Easter, Essex, Farmer. Dec 6. Liver FARLEY, WILLIAM, Newton Abbot, Devon, Staff Commander, R.N. more v Livermore, V.0. Bacon. Langham, Hastings

Dec 10. Francis and Co, Newton Abbot MUSHENS, ROBERT, Sunderland, Ship Owner. Dec 8. Oxley v GARNER, ELIZABETH, Great Eaersden, Cambridge. Jan 12. White. Moshens, V.C. Hall. Crow, jun. Sunderland

head, Cambridge RUSSELL, RICHARD, Leicester sq. Upholsterer. Dec 10. Russell v GARNETT, JAMES, Ramsbottom, Lancaster, Contractor, Dec 15.

Shoolbred, V.C. Hall. Lumley and Lumley, Conduit st, Bond st Grandy and Co, Bury
SMILI, WILLIAM, Birmingham, Gent. Dec 11. Heptinstall y HARGITT, CHARLES, Liverpool, Gent. Nov 30. Lynch and Teebay,
Tyndall, V.C. Malins. Deakin, Birmingham

Liverpool TUTIN, JOAN, Northallerton, York, Mercer. Dec 13. Tutin v Tutin Johnston, SUSANNA, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Dec 30. Vincent, Ryde - V.C. Bacon, Holtby, York

JOEL, ASHER, Plymouth, Jeweller. Dec 30, Pearse, Plymouth Witton, MARY ANN, Offord rd, Islington. Dec 18. Witton v LEESE, JOHN WILLIAM, Guildford, Surrey, Esq. Dec 24. Stilwell, Tarrant, M.R. Weatherall, King's Bench walk, Temple

Dover [Gazette, Nov. 16.] LINDSAY, MARGARET, Cloudesley st, Islington. Dec 31. Markby

and Co, Coleman st

MITCHELL, WILLIAM Woods, Arundel, Sussex, Newspaper Pro. CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP. 25.

prietor. Jan 1. Arnold and Cooper, Chichester

ONWHYN, GEORGE, Russell st, Covent Garden, Wine Merchant. LAST DAY OF CLAIM.

Dec 24. Tucker and Lake, Serle st, Lincoln's inn ASTLEY, JOSEPH, Dobroyd, Todmorden, Gardener. Dec 20. Nutsey,

PETERS, Thomas, Mintern st, Holton, Gent Dec 18. Parkes, Queen

Victoria st
ASTLEY, MARY Ann, Dobroyd, Todmorden. Dec 20. Nutsey,

SANDEMAN, GEORGE BAXTER, Market bldngs, Mincing lane, Colonial

Broker. Dec 7. Trinders and Curtis-Hayward, Bishopsgate st Shrewsbury

Within ATKINSON, ANNE ELIZABETH, Kingston-upon. Hull. Jan 1. Peach,

SHELDRAKE, John, Dedham, Essex, Builder. Dec 30. Goody and Hull

Son, Colchester ATKINSON, LAVINIA, Kingston-upon-Hull. Jan 1. Peach, Hull

SWALLPAGE, ISAIAH, Burnley, Lancaster, Cotton Spinner. Jan 1. BANNISTER, MARGARET, Pembridge, Hereford. Dec 26. Bodenham

Artindale and Artindale, Burnley and Co, Kington BLYTHE, REBECCA, St. Pancras rd, Licensed Victualler. Dec 1.

SMITH, GEORGE, Hartley Wintney, Southampton Gent. Dec 15. Fitch, Bedford row

Bayley, Basingstoke BOUSFIELD, JAMES, Ambleside, Westmoreland, Gent. Dec 10. Scott,

SUTTON, LOUISA, Erskine st. Leicester. Dec 27. Harris, Leicester. King William st

TAYLOR, HENRY, Hadlow, Kent, Wheelwright. Jan 1. Stenning, BROOKMAN, FANNY, Sandford, Winscombe, Somerset. Dec 21.

Tonbridge Woolfryes and Powell, Banwell.

WAUD, WILLIAM, Bradford, York, Gent. Jan 1. Watson and BUCKLEY, PETER, Runcorn, Chester, Retired Inspector of Police.

Dickons, Bradford Jan 1, Ridgway and Worsley, Warrington

WHITEHEAD, NATHAN, Kendal, Westmoreland, Gent. Jan 4.

Thomson and Wilson, Kendal
COOKE, ARTHUR, Hart st, Bloomsbury, Gent. Dec 8. Neal, Old
Broad st

WILLIAMS, ANNE MARIA, Paddocks, Worplesdon, Surrey. Dec 31. COWARD, WILLIAM, Starkies, Bury. Banker. Dec 18. Woodcock,

Davis, Usk Bury

[Gazette, Nov. 16.] Dobson, ANN MARIA, Pall Mall. Dec 27. Keen and Rogers, Knight Rider st, Doctors' commons

ARCIBALD, JAMES BURT, Kingston-upon-Hull, M.D. Dec 31. Todd, EDWARDS, THOMAS HENRY, Compton, Wilts, Farmer. Dec 21. Hull Wilson and Sons, Salisbury

BABBAGE, SUSANNA, Stoke, Devonport. Dec 31. Gard, Devonport Evans, David, Penybontfawr, Montgomery, Innkeeper. Dec 1. BARLING, Rev CHARLES HARRIS ALURED, Brooke, Norfolk. Jan 10. Minshalls and Jones, Oswestry

Whites and Co, Wymondham, Norfolk FALCONER, MAGDALENE, Mornington rd, Camden Town. Dec 12. Bass, WILLIAM, Duifield, Derby, Esq. Jan 1, Jennings and Co, Walker, Norfoik st, Strand

Burton-on-Trent Foster, WILLIAM, Liverpool, Gent. Dec 10, Burton and Coleman, BINGLEY, GEORGE, Weston-super-Mare, Esq. March 31. Pattison Liverpool

and Co, Queen Victoria st GRIMSHAW, HENRY, Blackley, Manchester, Pawnbroker. Dec 31. BOWER, Rev JAMES HENRY, East Sheen, Surrey. Jan 1. Crowder Rylance, Manchester

and Co, Lincoln's-inn-fields GRUNDON, Thomas, Pickering, York, Gent. Dec 31. Jackson, BOYER. Rev JOHN, Milverton. Warwick. Dec 31. Redpath and Malton

Holdsworth, Bush lane HARPER, John, Scragglethorpe, York, Retired Farmer, Dec 31. BRADLEY, PATRICK, Liverpool, Stevedore. Dec 20. Quinn, Liver. Jackson, Malton

pool Hastings, Mary Anx, Hanley, Stafford. Dec 8. Tennant and Co, BROOK, WILLIAM Thomas, Stoke Damerel, Devon, Painter. Dec 31, Hanley

Whiteford and Bennett, Plymouth HILL, JOIN, Fairfield, Liverpool. Dec 20. Whitley and Co, Liver. BROWNE, GEORGE, Inner Temple, Barrister-at-law, Q.C. Dec 31. pool

Pyke and Parrott, Lincoln's-inn-fields HILLS, EDWARD HENRY, Richmond, Surrey, Gent. Dec 16. Pater. CARTER, CHALLIS, Little Totham Hall, Essex, Farmer. Dec 20, son and Co, Lincoln's-inn-fields

Digby and Evans, Maldon HINDMARSH, 'ELIZABETH, Harlow hill, Northumberland. Jan 2. CHADBURN, WALTER, Southwell, Nottingham, Draper. Jan 1. Joel, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Kirkland, Southwell HOOPÉR, WILLIAM, Higħfield, Sonthampton. Dec 31. Campbell CHINNERY, ALFRED, Otten Belchamp, Essex, Farmer. Dec 31. and Co, Warwick st, Regent st,

Andrewes and Co, Sudbury HUNTINGTON, WILLIÁM, Liverpool, Miller. Jan 1. Toulmin and CLIVE, GEOBGE. Perrystone, Hereford, Esq. Dec 20. Ingram and Co, Liverpool

Co, Lincoln's-inn-fields JOHNSON, MARY ANN, Spalding, Lincoln. Dec 13. Bonner and CORTNEY, ELIZABETH, Whitefield lane, Liverpool. Nov 30. Oliver Co, Spalding

and Co. Liverpool MARLOR, GEORGE, Denton, Lancaster, Hat Manufacturer. Dec 29. CREFT, ISABELLA, Hill park crescent, Plymouth. Dec 31. Gard, Brooks and Co, Ashton-under-Lyne


DANIELL, REBEKAH PRITCHARD, Newport, Monmouth. Jan 1. fully bear out what Mr. Greening bas stated with reference

Gwynn and Co, Bristol
Dawsox, JOSEPH, Bedford, nr Newmarket. Trainer of Race-horses.

to the utter want of system in the custody of affidavits used Dec 20. Ingram and Co, Lincoln's-inn-fields

at chambers. In a case in which we were recently concerned DEXXY, ARTHUR EDWIN, Leeds, Oil Merchant. Dec 31, Rider, the drawing up of an order of considerable importance to Leeds

our client was delayed for nearly a fortnight in consequence Docwa, WILLIAX, Hastings, Hosier. Dec 25. Davenport and Co,

of the loss of an affidavit which had been filed in support of Hastings Eust, JAMES, Hibaldstowe, Lincoln, Retired Farmer. Dec 31. an application at chambers, and marked as read by the Howlett and Son, Kirton-in-Lindsey

master in the indorsement upon the summons. After waiting FALDING, JOSEPH BENNET, Chapeltown, or Sheffield, Farmer. Dec

two or three days while a fruitless search was instituted, we 20. Smith and Co, Sheffield FALKNES, ALEXANDER, Roseville, Halton, nr Leeds, Gent. Dec 31.

were ultimately compelled to carry in a forther special affiRider, Leeds

davit stating the facts, which, of course, entailed extra GIBSOX, MAET, Alverstoke, Sonthampton. Dec 31. Wilkinson and

expense. Our common law clerk ioforms us that he has Drew, Bermondsey st HALSTEAD, ROBERT, Whitworth, Rochdale, Farmer. Dec 13. frequently wasted hours in seaching for affidavits which have Roberts, Rochdale

been filed, but which for some days afterwards remained in a HAWIDNS, Eliza, Burnham, Eessex. Jan 1. Johnson, Lincoln's-inn.

miscellaneous bundle in the affidavit room at the Royal Courts HINDWAESE, ROBERT, South Shields, Gent. Dec 1, Blair, South

of Justice." . Shields

A proposed statute of Oxford University relating to the HOLCOYBE, FRANCIS, Aberystwith, Cardigan, a Brevet-Major in the

Vinerian Professorship of English Law was promulgated on Roral Artillery. Dec 31. Holcombe, High Holborn HOTIRD, WILLIAW, Runcorn, Chester, Draper. Dec 21. Davies the 23rd inst. by the Hebdomadal Council. It provides and Co, Warrington

that the professor shall be elected by an electoral board LATCOCE, Joux, Rochdale, Lancaster, Farmer. Dec 13. Roberts,

consisting of the Chancellor of the University, the Lord
LETY, CECILIA, Mildmay grove, Dec 18. Bentwitch, Moorgate st Chief Justice of Eogland, the Regius Professor of Civil
MALEDS, MARY, Ashfield, Winshill, nr Burton-on-Trent, Jan 1. Law, the Corpus Professor of Jurisprudence, and a person

Jennings and Co, Burton-on-Trent
MA, MATTHEW, Manton, Lincoln, Esq. Dec 31, Howlett and Son,

nominated on each ocoasion by All Souls' College. He is Kirton-in-Lindsey

to receive the annual proceeds of the trost estate of Mr: VIDDLETOX, NATHANIEL SOMERSET, Macclesfield, Chester, Slate Viner's foundation remaining after payment of the stataMerchant Dec 31. Barclay and Henstock, Macclesfield

tory emoluments of the scholars of that foundation, and he PEACOCK, FBASCES ELIZABETH, Highbury New Park, Tobacco Manufacturer. Dec 18. Smith and Son, Furnival's inn

is also to be entitled to the emoluments appropriated to PESTOX, MARGARET ELIZABETI, Park pl, Southampton. Dec 20. the professorgbip out of the revenues of All Sonls' College. Ingram and Co, Lincoln's-inn-fields

As long as his total income from those sources does not POLTICE, SOPHIA, Wrotham, Kent. Dec 31. Booty and Bayliffe, Raymond's bldngs, Gray's inn

amount to £700, it is t be augmented to that som by az RAVLIXSON, GEORGE ROMNEY, Graythwaite, Lancaster, Retired annual payment from the university chest.

Lieut. Col. of H.M.'s Dragoon Guards. Jan 1. Johnson, Lincoln's.

in -fields
Rix, Jorx, Wilby, Norfolk, Farmer. Jan 17. Bignold, Norwich
SMITH, Rev WILLIAM, Weymouth, Dorset. Dec 16. Paterson and

Co, Lincoln's-inn-fields
SSIFT, SARAH, Pemberton, Lancaster, Common Brewer. Jan 1.
Heald, Wigan

TILLT, ÍANES TUCKER, Flax Bourton, Somerset, Stock and Share

Broker, Dec 11. Benson and Carpenter, Bristol
TRELOAD, THOMAS, Macaulay rd, Clapham, Esq. Dec 24, Burrows SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE.

and Barnes, Sackville st
WHITE. RICHARD THOMAS, Mollington, Oxford, Farmer. Dec 18.


COURT O MASTER OF TH8 V.O. MALINS.WILSON, AGNES, Morland, Westmoreland. Dec 17. Little and


APPEAL. ROLLS. Lamonby, Penrith WEIGHT, JOH®, Dringhouses, York, Brickmaker. Jan 1. Holtby, | Monday, Nov. 29Mr. Teesdale Mr. Pemberton Mr. Leach York

Tuesday ...... 30 Farrer Ward

Latham TOEXG, WILLIAM, Otley, York. Yeoman. Dec 3. Siddall, Otley,

Wednesday, Dec. 1 Teesdale Pemberton Leach [Gazette, Nov. 19.) Thursday .... 2 Farrer


Latham Friday........ 3 Teesdale Pemberton Leach Saturday .... 4 Farrer Ward


Mr. Justice y.C. Bacon. V.C. HALL


Monday, Nov. 29Mr. Clowes Mr. King Mr. Jackson
Tuesday ...... 30 Кое


Cobby At the Central Criminal Court, on Tuesday, James George Wednesday, Dec. 1 Clowes


Jackson Tedder, described as a solicitor, pleaded guilty to indictments | Thursday .... 2 Koe


Cobby ebarging him with stealing £900, the money of Messrs.


Jackson Richard Shaw, Bond, & Co., Fetter-lane, also to stealing Saturday .... 4 Koe

Merivale Cobby cheques. He was sentenced to eighteen mooths' hard labour.

The Daily News understands that the old proposal for amalgamating the departments of Customs and Inland Revenue has again been revived, and that a committee, of which

SALES OF ENSUING WEEK. Lord Frederick Cavendish and Mr. John Holms are active | Nov. 30.--Messrs. FULLER & FULLER, at the Mart, at 2 p.m.,, members, is at present engaged in making the necessary Freehold Estate (see advertisement, Nov. 13, p. 64). inquiries as to the practicability of carrying out at an early | Dec. 1.-Messrs. HARVEY & DAVIDS, at the Mart, at 2 p.m., date this loog-projected scheme of administrative reform. Freehold Properties and Building Land (see advertisement, The Pacific Coast Law Journal says that arising

Nov. 6, p. 14).

8 Dec. 2.-Mr. WALTER KNIGHT, at the Mason's Hall Tavern, Foung attorney recently filed a petition for divorce for a |

Basinghall-street, Hotel Properties (see advertisement, this temale client, and for cause therefor recited a number of acts

week, p. 6). of cruelty on the part of defendant, closing his declaration as follows: " That each and all of said acts were indulged in by defendant for the purpose of injuring and destroying her peace of mind, and her health and life, and that the

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. same has done so."

BIRTHS. It is stated that a solicitor in Limerick bas been warned | BRAND.-On Nov. 23, at 9, Albany-street, Edinburgh, the wife . by a member of the Land League not to take part in pro. of David Brand, advocate, of a son. ceedings against tenants on pain of being “ Boycotted.” He Cook.-On Nov. 16, at Weybridge, Surrey, the wife of John justified his professional action on the ground that if the Cook, barrister-at-law, of a son. local solicitors did not undertake such duties the business MARSHALL.-On Nov. 23, at Corby-villa, St. Marychurch, would be transferred to Dublin solicitors, who would not

Torquay, the wife of the Hon. James Marshall, Chief Justice spare the tegants; but the plea was not considered satis.

of the Gold Coast Colony, of a daughter.

SLATER.-On Nov. 18, at 47, Argyll-road, Kensington, W., factory, and the warping was repeated.

the wife of Cyrus Slater, of Lincoln's-inn, barrister, of a Messrs. Hunter & Dowoes write to the Times : “We can | daughter, stillborn.



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