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Sir William a"Beckett

John Michael Bennett

Sir William a"Beckett

first chief justice of Victoria 1852-1857

by John Michael Bennett

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Published by Federation Press in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • A"Beckett, William, -- Sir, -- 1806-1869.,
  • Judges -- Australia -- Victoria -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. xiii-xiv) and index.

    Statementby J.M. Bennett ; foreword [by] Michael Kirby.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesLives of the Australian chief justices
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKU110.A24 B46 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 130 p. :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22630604M
    ISBN 101862874093

      A'Beckett, Edward FitzHayley, a member of the Victoria bar, a student of Lincoln's Inn 5 Jan., (then aged 21), called to the bar 17 Nov., (3rd son of Sir William A'Beckett, chief justice of colony of Victoria); born ⁠, He was born in London, the son of a lawyer, and belonged to a family claiming descent from Thomas was educated at Westminster School and was called to the bar at Gray's Inn in He edited the comic paper Figaro in London and was one of the original staff of Punch and a contributor until his death. He was an active journalist on The Times and The Morning Died: 30 August (aged 45), Boulogne-sur .

    The Reason, by William Sirls In the small town of Carlson, Michigan you will find faith, hope and struggles in the various lives of an addict, a mother who's son has leukemia, an atheist, an oncologist who places all her hope in the power of modern medicine & a minister who see's that faith is the answer.5/5(8). These words are strongly reminiscent of the first paragraph of chapter 10 of the novel. The book was launched by Sir Robert Menzies on All Saints Day at Capers Courtyard, Melbourne. Ironically the copies of the book intended for sale at the launch went missing. ‘Sir Robert Menzies registered a notable literary feat in Melbourne yesterday.

      Sir Martyn Gervase Beckett, 2nd Bt. was born on 6 November 1 He was the son of Sir William Gervase Beckett, 1st Bt. and Lady Marjorie Blanche Eva Greville. 1 He married Hon. Priscilla Léonie Helen Brett, daughter of Oliver Sylvain Baliol Brett, 3rd Viscount Esher and Antoinette Heckscher, on 22 February 3 He died on 5 August at age 3,1. The Sir William Hotel is an original 18th century stone building. The hotel was extensively enlarged in the late 19th century when the railway arrived in Grindleford and the name was changed from The Commercial Inn.


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He was educated at Westminster School and entered his father's office. Called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn in he supported himself for some years by writing. Get this from a library. Sir William a'Beckett: first chief justice of Victoria [John Michael Bennett] -- Sir William a'Beckett: first Chief Justice of Victoria (Lives of Australian Chief Justices).

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