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Bart., one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer in Scotland, and sister of the eighth and ninth Earls of Stair. Educated at Rugby. Called to the Scottish Bar 1832, but quitted the forum for politics in 1836, when he entered Parliament as Liberal member for Cockermouth. Junior Lord of the Treasury towards the close of Lord Melbourne's Government in 1841. In the same year he married Charlotte Louisa, daughter of the late John Charles Ramsden, Esq., M.P. M.P. for Stroud, 1853-1868. Returned for Liskeard 1869. In 1855 he took office under Lord Palmerston as Chief Secretary for Ireland, but resigned two years later on the ground that he had too little to do.
December. 6th. Dixon, Benjamin, Esq., Solicitor, aged 80. Admitted 1818. 6th. EDWARDS, Sir Bryan, late Chief Justice of Jamaica, aged
77. Called I.T. 1825. 7th. MONTGOMERY, John, Esq., Barrister-at-law, M.A., T.C.D.,
aged 87. Called to the Irish Bar 1815. 8th. Cooke, GEORGE, Esq., Solicitor, aged 81. Admitted 1826. 8th. Rye, EDWARD, Esq., Solicitor, aged 74. Admitted 1824. ioth. EsMonde, Sir John Bart., Barrister-at-law, aged 50. Called
to the Irish Bar 1850. M.P. for County Waterford from 1852 until his death. A Lord of the Treasury under the Liberal Government in 1866. He married, in 1861, Louisa, daughter of the late Henry Grattan, Esq., and grand-daughter of the late Right Hon. Henry Grattan,
by whom he has left issue. roth. White, Henry Hopley, Esq, Q.C., Bencher of the Middle
Temple, aged 87. Called M.T. 1818. 13th. TURNER, SIR CHARLES Robert, Barrister-at-law, aged 87.
Called I.T. 1829. From 1839 to 1870, one of the
1871. 17th. Bird, CHARLES, Esq., Barrister-at-law, aged 62. Called
M.T. 1842. 18th. Clark, Thomas, Esq., Solicitor, aged 69. Admitted 1858. 20th. GreenLAND, THOMAS HUGHES, Esq., Barrister-at-law, aged
76. Called G.I. 1849. 23rd. Neaves, The Hon. Lord, one of the Judges of the Court
of Session in Scotland, aged 66. Born in Edinburgh,
TURNERA I.T. 1829 Court
1800, at the University of which city he was educated. Called to the Scottish Bar, 1822. Appointed AdvocateDepute, 1841 : Sheriff of Orkney and Shetland, 1845; Solicitor-General for Scotland, 1852; a Lord of Session, 1854, and of Justiciary, 1858; in which latter year he unsuccessfully opposed Mr. Gladstone in the contest for the Lord Rectorship of Edinburgh, but subsequently
became Lord Rector of St. Andrew's. 23rd. Rolt, John,Esq., Barrister-at-law, M.A. Univ. Coll. Oxon.,
aged 43. Called I.T. 1859. Eldest son of the late
Right Hon. Sir John Rolt. 26th. Leech, Joseph, Esq., aged 74. Admitted 1840. 27th. EDMONDS, John, Esq, Solicitor, aged 81. Admitted 1825. 28th. DALTON, EDMUND, Esq., Barrister-at-law, D.C.L., aged go.
Called G.I., 1832. 28th. McConnell, John, Esq., Advocate, aged 87. Called to the Scottish Bar, 1815.
· January. ist. GREY, GEORGE, Esq, Barrister-at-law, aged 41. Called L.I.,
1858. 3rd. HOBHOUSE, THOMAS BENJAMIN, Esq., Barrister-at-law,
aged 70. Called M.T., 1833. Formerly M. P. for Rochester
and for Lincoln. 4th. Wright, Peter, Esq., Solicitor, Clerk of the Peace for
Liverpool, aged 79. Admitted 1819. 5th. LEWIN, THOMAS, Esq., Barrister-at-law, M.A., F.S.A.,
aged 72. 6th. BENNETT, JAMES Charles GRAHAM, Esq., Solicitor, aged
72. Admitted 1830. 12th. GAYER, ARTHUR EDWARD, Esq., Q.C., LL.D., aged 76.
Called to the Irish Bar, 1827. 13th. Smart, Robert, Esq., Solicitor, aged 89. 18th. MATCHAM, George, Esq., LL.D., aged 88. Admitted an
Advocate in Doctors' Commons, 1820. Many years
Chairman of Quarter Sessions for Wiltshire. 19th. JERWOOD, James, Esq., Recorder of South Molton. Called
M.T., 1836. 27th. Pridham, GEORGE, Esq., Solicitor, aged 71. Admitted
1826. 28th. Erle, Right Hon. PETER, Q.C., aged 83, brother of Sir
William Erle, late Chief Justice of the Common Pleas.
Admitted a member of the Middle Temple, 1817; called
England and Wales, and a Privy Councillor, 1872. 28th. Rooke, Thomas James, Esq., Solicitor, aged 63. Admitted 1833.
THE LATE MR. THOMAS LEWIN. · Mr. Lewin, an eminent and highly esteemed member of the Equity Bar, who died on the 5th of January, was the fourth son of the Rev. J. S. Lewin, Incumbent of Ifield and Crawley, in Sussex. He was born in 1805, at Ifield, and received his educa. tion at Merchant Taylors' School, and afterwards at Trinity College, Oxford, where he was elected to an open scholarship. Among his brother scholars on that foundation, and his attached friends in after-life, were the present Bishop of Rochester, the late Mr. Herman Merivale, Mr. Edward Twistleton, and Mr. H. Davison, afterwards Chief Justice of Bombay. Mr. Lewin closed his academical career in 1828, by taking a first class in classical honours. On leaving Oxford he was admitted at Lincoln's Inn, and was called to the Bar in 1833. Possessing as he did that prime requisite of success, the faculty of taking infinite pains with all that he undertook, it is needless to say that he prospered in his calling. His Court practice, indeed, was not equal to that of some of his competitors, nor was he highly gifted with the qualities of advocacy, but his sound judg. ment and solid acquirements secured for him the entire confidence of his clients, and by sure degrees he acquired an ample practice. In 1852 he received from Lord St. Leonards, then Lord Chancellor, to whom he had rendered valuable assistance in framing some of his lordship's measures of Law Reform, the appointment of a Conveyancing Counsel to the Court of Chancery, which he retained until his death. Meantime he had brought out the book with which his name will be permanently identified, first published in 1837, and now in its sixth edition, his “ Treatise on Trusts,” which has long taken rank as one of the authoritative text-books of the profession.
But while assiduously engaged in the active practice of the Bar, Mr. Lewin found leisure, like many other energetic lawyers, for the prosecution of more varied studies The cultivation of the historical and antiquarian tastes which he had early imbibed afforded refreshment to his mind in alternation with those legal
labours on which they were never suffered to encroach. Regular habits and a careful economy of time enabled him to give to the world the fruits of his industry, which was constantly engaged in elucidating questions of history or chronology, all of which demanded careful investigation and scrupulous accuracy. His treatise on the controverted locality of Julius Cæsar's first landing in Britain, his work on the much-disputed topography of Jerusalem, his “Fasti Sacri ”—an elaborate disquisition on the chronology of the New Testament,—and his most important work, “ The Life and Travels of St. Paul,”—all evince that exhaustive research and thoroughness of execution, shrinking from no toil and evading no difficulty, which were the reflection not only of the penetration of his mind but of the honesty of his nature. The last mentioned work, begun early in life, grew up under his hands, employing the intervals of his leisure for full forty years, during which he more than once personally inspected all the principal scenes to which it relates. As it now appears in its third edition, in two quarto volumes, with all the attractions of exquisite typography and abundant historical illustrations, many of them from sketches of his own, it forms at once a beautiful and most instructive contribution to sacred literature.
Mr. Lewin did not marry till somewhat late in life, but no man was happier in his domestic relations, or possessed in a greater degree the cordial attachment of friends.
G. K. R.
CALLS TO THE BAR.
Michaelmas Inns of Court Term, 1876. Lincoln's Inn.-Arthur Matheson Fraser, Esq., B.A. and LL.B., Cambridge, and of the University of London; Henry Philip Roche, Esq.; Frederick William Maitland, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Isaac Saunders Leadam, Esq., M.A., Oxford, Fellow of Brasenose College; Alexander Gordon, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Andrew John Leach, Esq., B.A., Oxford ; Henry Alleyne Bovell, Esq., University of London; Frederick Charles Aplin, Esq., B.A., Oxford,
Inner Temple.- John Harvey Templer, Esq., B.A., Cambridge ; John Bagnall Evans, Esq., M.A., Oxford; Waltei W. Rouse Ball, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Samuel Evan Butler, Esq., M.A., Oxford ; John Skirrow Follett, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Arthur Hammond Robin, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Henry W. Eaden, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Hon. Mark Francis Napier, B.A., Cambridge; Ernest Mackean, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Philip Francis Walker, Esq. ; Granville George Miller, Esq., B.A., Cambridge ; Cuthbert John Ottaway, Esq., B.A., Oxford ; Walter Shirley Shirley, Esq., B.A., Oxford ; Charles Henry Lomax, Esq., B.A., Oxford; Thomas Marshall Todd, Esq., M.A., Oxford ; James Parsons, Esq., B.A., Oxford ; Henry Thomas Hyde, Esq., LL.B., Cambridge; Edward Bennett Calvert, Esq., B.A., Cambridge ; Johannes Henricus Lange, Esq., LL.B., Cambridge; William Wills, Esq., B.A., Cambridge.
Middle Temple.—Louis Kossuth Laurie, Esq. ; Nanda Lal Dey, Esq. ; Francis William Bradney Dunne, Esq., of King's Inns, Barrister-at-Law, and of Trinity College, Dublin, B.A., LL.B. ; Arthur Francis Leach, Esq., B.A., Fellow of All Souls', Oxford; Granville George Greenwood, Esq., B.A., Cambridge ; Radhikapraad Ghosh, Esq.; Francis Taylor Piggott, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Edwin Flynn, Esq.; William Tucker, Esq., B.A., Oxford; Arthur Child, Esq.; Samuel Henry Day, Esq, ; Walter Talbot Cairns, Esq. ; Thomas Charles Hedderwick, Esq., M.A., Glasgow University; Joseph Edwin Crawford Munro, Esq., LL.B., Cambridge, and of the Queen's University, Ireland, holder of a Studentship in Roman Law and Jurisprudence from the Council of Legal Education ; Samuel Smith-Dorsett, Esq.
Gray's Inn.- John Joseph Francis, Esq., of the London University ; Edward Cant-Wall, Esq.
Hilary Inns of Court Term, 1877. Lincoln's Inn.-Henry Brettingham Adams, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Benjamin Edward Somers, Esq., of Merton College, Oxford; George John Chapman, Esq., B.A., Oxford ; Thomas Cyprian Williams, Esq., LL.B., Cambridge; Charles Swann Shield, Esq., B.A., Cambridge; Urquhart Atwell Forbes, Esq., University of London ; Henry George Willink, Esq., B.A., Oxford ; George Stuckey Lean, jun., Esq., B.A., Oxford ; John Mitchel Chapman, Esq., LL.B., Cambridge; Arthur Ryle Harding, Esq., B.A., Oxford; Henry Stanton, jun., Esq., B.A., Oxford; John Satterfield Sandars, Esq., B.A., Oxford ; Hubert Winstanley, Esq.; George Lewis Denman, Esq., LL.B., Cambridge; Henry