Person    | Male  Born 8/3/1832  Died 24/1/1912

Vernon Lushington

Categories: Law, Social Welfare

Vernon Lushington

Born London. Lawyer and positivist. Supporter of many social causes. He introduced Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Edward Byrne-Jones. Died 36 Kensington Square.

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Vernon Lushington

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Rossetti fountain

Unveiled by William Holman Hunt. There must have been a committee to erect th...

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Staple Inn

Staple Inn

The last surviving Inn of Chancery. Attached to Gray's Inn. Things changed over time but, basically, Inns of Court were places where barristers lodged and worked, while Inns of Chancery were plac...

Building, Community / Clubs, Law

1 memorial
John Compton Lawrance, QC, MP

John Compton Lawrance, QC, MP

High Court Judge. Came from Lincolnshire. From Plymounth Law Review we learn: "John Lawrance was Conservative MP for South Lincolnshire for ten years, from 1880 to 1890, until his appointment as ...

Person, Law, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Sir Samuel Romilly

Sir Samuel Romilly

Law reformer. Born in Frith Street. Solicitor-General 1806. Caroline's Miscellany has done the research on his campaign to reduce the number of crimes with a mandatory death penalty.  Kept 2 pet le...

Person, Law

2 memorials
Watch House in Hampstead

Watch House in Hampstead

A watch house was an early form of local police station. Soon after the formation of the Hampstead police force in 1829, prisoners were kept in the Watch House at the top of Holly Walk.

Building, Law

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E. E. Woods

E. E. Woods

Alderman in the Borough of Hammersmith in 1948. Our colleague Andrew Behan has researched this man (and found the wonderful photo) : Edward Ernest Woods was born on 13 February 1896 in Chelsea, th...

Person, Law, Politics & Administration

1 memorial