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HAND, Lewis, Esq., Solicitor, aged 61.

Admitted 1857.

Mar. 17.

Heriot, Frederick Lewis MAITLAND-, of Ramornie, Advocate at the Scottish Bar, aged 62. Called 1839. Educated at the University of Edinburgh, was for some years Advocate Depute, and in 1862 was appointed Sheriff of Forfarshire. J.P. and D.L. for Fifeshire, and J.P. for Edinburgh. Mar. 7.

Heron, Denis Caulfield, Esq., Q.C. (Ireland), and Third Queen's Serjeant, aged 55. Called to the Irish Bar, 1848. Bencher of the King's Inns, 1872. Educated at Trin. Coll., Dublin, B.A., 1845; LL.D., 1857. J.P. for Cos. Armagh and Down; was Law Adviser of the Irish Government at the time of the Fenian disturbances, and received the appointment of Third Serjeant from the present Administration, on whose behalf he was engaged during the late State trials; was M.P. (Liberal) for Tipperary, 1870-74; and was one of the first Professors (Jurisprudence) in Queen's College, Galway, April 15.

HODGKINSON, George, Esq., formerly a Solicitor, Newark, aged 62. Admitted 1839. J.P. for Co. Nottingham, and the borough of Newark. M.P. (Liberal) for Newark, 1859-74. Feb. 15.

HODGKINSON, George Wagstaffe, Esq., Solicitor, Rotherham, aged 38. Admitted 1865. Mar. 24.

HOLROYD, Edward, of Gray's Inn, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 86. Called 1826. Third son of the late Mr. Justice Holroyd. Practised for some time as a Special Pleader under the Bar, Appointed 1827, by Lord Lyndhurst, a Commissioner of Bankruptcy, and in 1831, by Lord Brougham, a Commissioner of the new Court of Bankruptcy. Was Senior Commissioner at the abolition of the Court, 1869. Jan. 29.

HOWARD, Robert Moreton, of Broughton Hall, Wrexham, and of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 25. Called 1878. B.A. Trin. Coll., Camb., 1877. Jan. 29.

Jackson, the Hon. Sir Henry Mather, Bart., of Llantilio Court, Abergavenny, and of Lincoln's Inn, one of the Justices of the Queen's Bench Division, Her Majesty's High Court of Justice, aged 49. Eldest son of the late Sir William Jackson, first Bart., of the Manor House, Birkenhead, Cheshire, formerly M.P. for Newcastle-under-Lyme. Educated at Harrow, under Dr. Vaughan, and at Trin. Coll., Oxford, where he graduated in 1853, taking a second-class in Classics. Called to the Bar by the Hon. Society of Lincoln's Inn in 1855, he commenced practice as an equity draftsman and conveyancer, and soon acquired a

reputation as a company lawyer. Q.C., 1873; Bencher of his Inn, 1875. M.P.(Lib.) for Birkenhead, 1865; for Coventry, 1867; but was defeated at the general election in 1868. Returned again for Coventry in 1874; continued to represent that borough until his promotion to the Bench. His illness consequent upon the too great strain of combined Parliamentary and legal work, and premature death before he could enter upon the duties of the judicial office which had been the object of his laudable ambition, have caused wide-spread sympathy in the Profession. The deceased Judge, who was a J.P. and D.L. for Monmouthshire, succeeded his father in the baronetcy in 1876. Mar. 31.

LAMB, Joseph John Talbot, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barristerat-Law, aged 23. Called 1880. B.A., London, 1878. April 16.

Leach, Thomas, of Seaford Lodge, Ryde, and of the Middle Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 68. Called 1840. Mar. 23.

LYDEKKER, Gerard Wolfe, of the Lodge, Harpenden, Herts, and of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 69. Called 1841. M.A., Trin. Coll., Camb., ist class, Classical Tripos, 1833, formerly Examiner, I.T.; J.P. for Cos. Herts and Bedford, Deputy-Chairman Herts Quarter Sessions. Feb. 12.

MacDonnell, Sir Richard Graves, K.C.M.G., C.B., formerly Chief Justice of Gambia, aged 66. Called by the King's Inns, 1838, and by Lincoln's Inn, 1840. Sir Richard, who was eldest surviving son of the Rev. Richard MacDonnell, D.D., Provost of Trin. Coll., Dublin, was educated at Trin. Coll., Dublin. B.A., 1835; M.A., 1838; LL.D. (Honorary) 1871. Chief Justice of Gambia from 1843 till 1847, when he was appointed Governor of the Colony; Governor of St. Lucia and of St. Vincent, 1852-55; South Australia, 1855-63; Nova Scotia, 1864-5; Hong-Kong, 1865-72; C.B., 1852 ; Kt. Bachelor, 1855; K.C.M.G. in 1871. Feb. 5.

MARSH, Matthew Henry, of Ramridge, Hants, and of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged – Called 1836. Educated at Westminster and Ch. Ch., Oxford. M.A. J.P. for Hants and Wilts; D.L. for Wilts; M.P. (Liberal) for Salisbury, 1857-68. Formerly a member of the Legislative Council of New South Wales. Jan. 26.

Morice, David Simpson, Esq., Solicitor, aged 63. Admitted 1843. April 2.

Neill, Robert, Esq., Member of the Faculty of Procurators. Admitted 1843. Mar. 18.

NORTON, John Ralph Norton, Esq., late Solicitor, Monmouth, aged 87. Admitted 1817. April 18.

O'Brien, Donat John Hoste, of Aston and Butler's Green, Herts, and of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 54. Educated at Eton and St. John's Coll., Camb. B.A. 1848. Called 1852. J.P. for Hertfordshire. April 16.

PACKWOOD, William, Esq., Solicitor, aged 35. Admitted 1867. Town Clerk, Hove. Fan. 13.

PAGAN, George H., Esq., a Solicitor, Sheriff Clerk of Fifeshire, aged 50. Admitted 1848. April 11.

Pope, Henry Montagu Randall, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 31. Mr. Pope died at sea, on his way out to Australia. Jan.

Powell, Caleb, of Clonshavoy, Co. Limerick, and of the King's Inns, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 87. Educated at Trin. Coll., Dublin. Called to the Irish Bar, 1817. M.P. (Lib.) for County Limerick, 1841-47. J.P. for Co. Limerick, and High Sheriff, 1858. Feb. 28.

Pullen, John, Esq., Solicitor, aged 82. Admitted 1820, April 1.

ROBERTSON, Sir Daniel Brooke, K.C.M.G., C.B., of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister-at-Law, aged 71. Called 1840. From 1842 to 1879 an active and distinguished member of the Consular Service in China. Mar. 27.

Rodgers, Charles, Esq., Solicitor, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, aged 73. Admitted 1840. April 5.

Rooke, Richard Ludlam, Esq., Solicitor, Leeds. Admitted 1845. Mar. 20.

Ross, Robert, Esq., Solicitor, Glasgow, aged 52. Admitted 18 Mar. 5.

SHIRESS, William, S.S.C. (Scot.), aged 77. Admitted 1828. Dean of the Society of Procurators and Solicitors for Forfarshire, since 1865. Jan. 21.

SMITH, William John Bernhard, of Eaton Place, and of the Middle Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 62. Educated at Oriel Coll., Oxford. Called 1842. A well-known archæologist and antiquary. Feb. 27.

Smollett, Alexander, of Cameron House, Bonhill, Dumbartonshire, Esq., Advocate at the Scottish Bar, aged 79. Eldest son of the late Rear-Admiral John Rouet Smollett, of Bonhill, and a lineal descendant of the celebrated Tobias Smollett. Educated at the University of Edinburgh. Called to the Scot

tish Bar, 1825. M.P. (Cons.) for Dumbartonshire, 1841-59. J.P. for Dumbartonshire and Convener of that county from 1847. Feb. 25.

Snody, Andrew, S.S.C. (Scot.), aged 85. At the time of his death, the oldest Member of the Society. Admitted 1823. Mar. 18.

SOMERSET, Granville Robert Henry, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Q.C. and a Bencher, Recorder of Gloucester, aged 57. Called 1851. Son of the late Right Hon. Lord Granville Charles Henry Somerset, M.P., and cousin to the Duke of Beaufort. Educated at Westminster School, and at Ch. Ch., Oxon. B.A. 1845, and afterwards Fellow of All Souls and D.C.L. Called 1851. J.P. and D.L. for Monmouthshire, and Deputy-Chairman of Quarter Sessions. Mar. 23.

THOMPSON, Richard Newcomb, Esq., Solicitor, Stamford, aged 77. Admitted 1825. Mar. 21.

Turner, Henry John, Esq., Solicitor, aged 73. Admitted 1829. April 5.

Walker, Frederick, Esq., Solicitor, Southsea, aged 40. Admitted 1866. Feb.

Walker, William, of Wilsick Hall, Doncaster, and of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 73. M.A. Trin. Coll., Camb. Called 1834. J.P. and D.L. for the West Riding of Yorkshire. April 21.

WEBBER, John Huish, Esq., Solicitor, aged 83. Admitted 1824. Jan. 27.

West, Henry, of the King's Inns, Esq., Q.C., late County Court Judge, and Chairman of Quarter Sessions, County Wexford, aged 73.

Called 1833

B.A. Trin. Coll., Dub., 1831. April 21.

Willcock, John William, Esq., Q.C., of the Inner Temple, aged 80. Called 1825. April 5.

Wills, Theophilus Samuel, Esq., Solicitor, aged 35. Admitted 1878. Educated at Marlborough, and Clare Coll., Camb.; B.A. 1867. Feb. 2.

WINTERBOTHAM, John Brend, Esq., Solicitor, Cheltenham, aged 75. Uncle of the late Henry S. Page Winterbotham, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, M.P. for Stroud, and Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department in the last Liberal Government. Admitted 1827. Feb. 27.

WOODROFFE, William, of the King's Inns, Esq., Barrister-atLaw, aged 64. Called 1838. April 2.

WRIGHT, James, Esq., formerly Registrar of the County Court, Middlesex, and subsequently of the Bloomsbury County Court, aged 83. Jan. 26.

Yorke, Joseph Augustus, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, aged 49. Called 1854. Only son of late Hon. and Very Rev. Grantham Yorke, D.D., Dean of Worcester, and nephew of the 4th Earl of Hardwicke. Practised for some time as a Special Pleader, and was subsequently appointed Stipendiary Magistrate for South Shields. Feb. 14.

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