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of Court 1872-6, a student of Lincoln's Inn 11
Jan., 1845 (then aged 18), called to the
bar 3 May, 1850, Q.C. 22 Feb., 1868, bencher
15 April, 1868 (only son of late Henr3' Matthews,
puisne justice supreme court Ceylon) ; born
13 Jan., 1826.

6, Carlton Gardens, S.W. ; 5, Paper Buildings, Temple,
E.C.

Matthews, John Leonard, M.A.
Pembroke Coll., Oxon, B.A. 187 1, a member of
the Western circuit, a student of the Inner
Temple i June, 1869 (then aged 21), called to
the bar 18 Nov., 1872 (3rd son of late Thomas
Gadd Matthews, of Bristol, dec.) ; born ,

1848.

14 Clarendon Road, Kensington, W. ; 6, King's Bench
Walk, Temple, E.C. ; Albion Chambers, Bristol.

Mattinson, Miles Walker, a mem-
ber of the Northern circuit, joint author of
Law of Corrupt Practices at Elections and of
Selection of Precedents in Pleading, a student of
Gray's Inn 18 April, 1874, Bacon scholar 1874,
1st class studentship Trin., 1875, certificate of
honour Trin., 1876, called to the bar 26 Jan.,
1877 (only son of Thomas Mattinson, late of
Newcastle-on-Tyne, dec. I ; born ,

13, Lismore Terrace, Carlisle : Werter Road, Putney,
S.W. ; I, Cloisters, Temple, E.C.

Maude, Ashley Henry, late a clerk in

the Board of Trade, retired 1884, a student of Lin-
coln's Inn I May, 1 872 (then aged 22), called to the
bar 26 Jan., 1875 (3rd son of Col. George Ashley
Maude, C.B., Crown equerry) ; born 14 March,
1850 ; married 29 April, 1876, Emma Constance,
youngest dau. of John Snowdon Henry, Esq.
of East Dene, Isle of Wight, and has issue (see
Foster's Peerage, V. Hawarden).
9, Onslow Square, S..W*

Maude, Gerald Edward, B.A. Corpus
Christi Coll., Oxon, a member of the South-
eastern circuit, a student of Lincoln's Inn 18
Nov., 187 1 (then aged 20), called to the bar 26
Jan., 1876 (4th son of Hon. Francis Maude,
capt. R.N.) ; born 12 June, 1851 (see Foster's
Peerage, "V. Hawarden).
1, New Court, Temple, E.C.

Maude, Thomas William, M.A.
Balliol Coll., Oxon, B.A. 1870, practises before
the supreme court of New Zealand, formerly
of the civil service of that colony, a student of
Lincoln's Inn 3 Nov., 1876 (then aged 44),
called to the bar 25 June, 1879 (eldest son of
Rev. Thomas Maude, late rector of Hasketon,
Suffolk, dec.) ; born , 1832.

Christchurch, New Zealand.

Maude, William Cassell,M. A., B.C.L.
Exeter Coll., Oxon, a student of Lincoln's Inn
23 Jan., 1873 (then aged 22), called to the bar
28 June, 1876 (only son of Arthur Maude, of
Rosehill, co. York, J. P.) ; born u Dec, 1850.

Brackenwood, Bournemouth, Hants ; 2, Old Buildings
Lincoln's Inn, W.C. ; Windham Club.



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Maule, George Norman, M.A. St.
John's Coll., Oxon, from Eton, a member of the
Western circuit, J. P. Devon, a student of Lin-
coln's Inn i8 May, 1849 (then aged 21), called
to the bar 26 Jan., 1853 (only son of John
Maule, late of Bath, solicitor, dec.) ; bom ,
1S28.
I, Hillsbro Terrace, Ilfracombe; United University Club.

Maule, Sir John Blossett, Q.C.,
knighted 7 Dec, 1882, director of pubUc prose-
cutions 1880, member of the Council of Legal
Education, member of the Incorporated Council
of Law Reporting, recorder of Leeds 1861-80,
revising barrister, M.A., Christ Church, Oxon,
1846, from Westminster School, superintend-
ent editor of Burn's Justice of the Peace,
30th edition, a student of the Inner Temple 13
Jan., 1844 (then aged 26), called to the bar
29 Jan., 1847, Q-C. 26 June, 1866, bencher 16
Nov., 1 855, treasurer 1882-3 (2nd son of George
Maule, Esq., of London) ; born , 1818.

47, Ennisniore Gardens, S..W; 5, Crown Office Row,
Temple, E.G. ; 20, Great George Street, Westminster,
S.W.

Maurice, Charles Edmund, B.A.

Christ Church, Oxon, a student of the Inner
Temple 3 Jan., 1S66 (then aged 22), called to
the bar 17 Nov., 1871 (youngest son of late
Rev, Frederick Denison Maurice, D.D.) ; born

, 1843-
Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead.

Maxwell, Frederick David, M.A

Christ Church, Oxon, B.A. 1876, a student of
Lincoln's Inn 31 Oct., 1874 (then aged 23)
called to the bar 25 June, 1879 (eldest son of
James William Maxwell, late of St. Peters-
burgh, merchant); bom , 1851; married
8 July, 1844, Effie Constance, 3rd dau. of James
Pattison Currie, Esq., of Sandown House,
Esher, Surrey (see Foster's Baronetage),
9, Old Square, Lincoln's Inn, W.C.

Maxwell, Frederick Mackenzie,
raatric. London Univ. 1882, a student of Lin-
coln's Inn 25 April, 1 881 (then aged 21), first
senior studentship Hilary, 1882, called to the
bar 26 Jan., 1884 (2nd son of Rev. Joseph
Maxwell, late of Nassau, New Providence,
Bahamas, rector of St. Matthew, dec); born
, i860.

Maxwell, Joseph Renner, B.C.L.,

M.A., Merton Coll., Oxon, 1879, practises before
the supreme court of Gold Coast Colony and
Lagos, a student of Lincoln's Inn 23 Jan., 1878
(then aged 21), called to the bar 17 Nov.,
1880 (eldest son of Rev. Thomas Maxwell, of
Cape Coast Castle, Gold Coast, colonial and
garrison chaplain) ; born , 1857.

Cape Coast Castle, Gold Coast Colony.

Maxwell, Sir Peter Benson, chief
justice Straits settlements 1867-71, recorder
Prince of Wales' Island 1856-66, of Singapore
1866-71, knighted 30 Jan., 1856, author of The
Interpretation of Statutes, a student of the Inner



Temple 14 Nov., 1838, went to the Middle
Temple 16 Nov., 1840, where he was called to
the bar 19 Nov., 1841 (4th son of Rev. Peter
Benson Maxwell, of Birdstown, co. Donegal) ;
born Jan., 1817 ; married July, 1842,

Frances Dorothea, dau. of late Francis Synge,
Esq., of Glanmore, co. Wicklow, and has issue
(see Foster's Baronetage).
Cairo ; Athenssum Club.



Heron-Maxwell, Robert Charles,
a student of the Middle Temple 13 Jan., 1875,
called to the bar 25 June, 1884 (2nd son of Sir
John Heron - Maxwell, Bart., of Springkell,
Dumfries) ; born 7 Aug., 1848 (see Foster's
Baronetage).

64, Warwick Square, S.W.

Maxwell, Walter, a member of the
Northern circuit, a student of the Middle
Temple II Jan., 1 88 1, called to the bar 17
Nov., 1883 (youngest son of Laurence Max-
well, late of Haslingden aforesaid, dec.) ; born
»
78, Cross Street, Manchester.

May, Bowen, jun., M.A., S.C.L.
Worcester Coll., Oxon, a member of the
South-eastern circuit, a student of the Inner
Temple 2 Jan., 1868 (then aged 21), called to
the bar 26 Jan., 1872 (2nd son of James Bowen
Maj', Esq., of London); born , 1847.

18, Blomefield Terrace, Harrow Road, W. ; Goldsmith
Bmldmgs, Temple, E.G.

May, Thomas Baker, author of

Questions Founded on Lord St. Leonards' Trea-
tise on the Laws of Vendors and Purchasers,
a student of the Inner Temple 3 Nov., 1826,
called to the bar 18 Nov., 1831 (3rd son of
John May, of Clifford's Inn, London, gent.) ;
born , ; married lo Aug., 1844,

Nancy Eliza Ann, eldest dau. of late John
Banks, Esq., of Hailing, Kent, and grandson
of Sir Edward Banks.
89, Chancery Lane, W.C.

May, Rt. Hon. Sir Thomas Ersldne,
K.C.B., D.C.L., clerk of the House of Commons
since 1871, knighted 6 July, 1866, D.C.L. (hon.)
Oxon 1874, assistant librarian House of
Commons in 1831, taxing master in parlia-
ment 1847-56, clerk assistant 1856-71, presi-
dent of the Statute Law Committee, formerly
examiner of standing orders to both houses
of parliament and a member of the Law Digest
Commission, author of The Law, Privileges
Proceedings, and Usage of Parliament, Con-
stitutional History of England 1760-1870
Democracy in Europe, a History, and other
works, a student of the Middle Temple 20 Jan
1834 called to the bar 4 May, 1838, bencher
21 May, 1S73, born 8 Feb., 1815; married
27 Aug., 1839, Louisa Johanna, only dau. of
George Laughton, Esq., of Fareham, Hants.
Speakers Court, Westminster Palace, S.W. ; Athe-



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Mayd, William, recorder of Bury St.
Edmunds since Dec, 1877, a revising barrister
on South-eastern circuit, counsel to tlie Mint at
Cambridge sessions, matric. Queen's Coll., Oxon,
from Eton, a student of the Inner Temple 19
March, 1851 (then aged 21), called to the bar
9 June, 1S54 (2nd son of Rev. 'William Mayd,
rector of Withersfield, Suffolk) ; born ,

1830; married 5 Aug., 1S58, Lucy Eliza,
youngest dau. of late William Fowler-Jones,
Esq., of Ashurst Park, Kent, and has issue.

Withersfield, Newmarket ; 15, Montagri Place, Bryan-
ston Square, W. ; 1, Elm Court, Temple, E.C. ; Junior
Carlton Club.

Mayer.George Clifford, district magis-
trate Mauritius since March, 18S1, acting district
magistrate Seychelles Jan., 1865, a student of
Lincoln's Inn I Nov., 1856 (then aged 19),
called to the bar 10 June, 1859 (eldest son of
Edward Mayer, Esq., of Mauritius) ; born

- 1837-
Mauritius.

Mayhew, Charles Jeremiah, legal
remembrancer Bombay, author of The Law of
Merger as it affects Estates in Land, a student of
the Inner Temple 31 Oct., 1849 (then aged 20),
called to the bar 17 Nov., 1852 (4th son of John
Jeremiah Mayhew, Esq., of Over Hall, Essex) ;
born , 1829.

Bombay ; Care of 3, Edinburgll Mansions, Victoria
Street, S.W.

Mayne, Henry Blair, chief clerk of
private bills House of Commons since 1870,
senior clerk House of Commons 1859-70,
sometime student Christ Church, Oxon, a
student of the Middle Timple 16 Nov., 1838,
called to the bar 2i Nov., 1845 (2nd son of
Rev. Robert Mayne, of Limpsfield, Surrey) ;
born , 1S13.

6, St. James' Place, St. James' Street, S.W.

Mayne, John Dawson, joined the
Madras bar 1857, assistant secretary to Govern-
ment in legislation department 1860-72, clerk of
the Crown 186—, chief clerk insolvent debtors'
court. Crown prosecutor and acting advocate-
general Madras 1862-72, Inns of Court pro-
fessor of common law 1879-83, author of treatises
on The Law of Damages, Hindu Law, and
Indian Peital Code, contested Falmouth 1880, a
student of the Inner Temple 2 May, 1850 (then
aged 25), second prizeman, called to the bar 17
Nov., 1854 (3rd son of John Mayne, Esq., dec.) ;
bom 31 Dec, 1828; married ist, Aug.,
1859, Helen Sarah, dau. of Col. Richard
Hamilton, Madras staff corps ; he married 2ndly,

May, 1873, Annie Katherme, dau. of Charles
Craigie-Halkett, Esq., of Cramond, Midlothian.
Goodrest, Reading, Berks ; z, Crown Office Row,
Temple, E.C.

Mayne, Robert Dawson, stipendiary
justice Port of Spain, Trinidad, B.A., Balliol
Coll., Oxon, 1867, a student of Lincoln's Inn
17 Jan., 1866 (then aged 21), called to the bar
26 Jan., 1869 (2nd son of Sir Richard Mayne,
late commissioner of metropolitan police, dec.) ;
born , 1845.

Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Mazzinghi, Thomas John, M.A.,

Trin. Coll., Camb., 1835, from the Charterhouse,
librarian of the William Salt Library Stafford



since Feb., 1873, served under Indian Law
Commission 1865-9, a student of the Inner
Temple 22 Jan., 1829 (then aged l8), called to
the bar 28 Jan., 1842 (only son of Dominick
Peter Mazzinghi, Esq., of London) ; born 13
Nov., 1810; married Dec, 185-, Anne, dau.
of M. Matthieu Schrobilgen, chief greffier of
the High Court at Luxembourg.
Bank Passage, Stafford.

Mead, Frederick, a member of the
South-eastern circuit, counsel to the treasury at
the Middlesex sessions, joint editor of Archbold's
Quarter Sessions, 4th edn., associate of King's
CoU^ London, a student of the Middle Tem-
ple 31 Oct., 1866, called to the bar 7 June,
1869 (2nd son of George Edward Mead, of
London, solicitor) ; born 22 July, 1847 ; mar-
ried 7 Sept., 1878, Sophia, youngest dau. of
Richard Henry Poland, Esq., of Blackheath.

Bridge House, Lordship Lane, Dulwich, S. E. ; 11,
King's Bench Walk, Temple, E.C.

Mears, Thomas Lambert, M.A.,

LL.D. London Univ. 1870 and a member of
Convocation, associate of King's Coll., London,
heut.-col. late commanding 5th Middlesex rifle
volunteers, author of Institutes of Gains and
Justinian, with Translation, and Analysis of
Ortolan's Roman Law, a member of the South-
eastern circuit, a student of the Inner Temple
I Nov., 1865 (then aged 26), called to the bar
17 Nov., 1868 (2nd son of Charies Thompson
Mears, of New York, U.S.A., formerly of Lon-
don, dec.) ; born , 1839; married 7 Aug.,
1875, Alice Catherine, eldest dau. of John Henry
Westcar Peel, Esq., and has issue (see Foster's
Baronetage),

134, Portsdown Road, W. ; 9, King's Bench Walk,
Temple, E.C.

Meates, Thomas Arrowsmith, under-

grad. Univ. Coll., Oxon, a member of the
South-eastern circuit, a student of the Middle
Temple 15 Nov., 1878, called to the bar 29 June,
1881 (eldest son of Thomas William Meates, of
Wimbledon, Surrey, merchant) ; born 8 Oct.,
1857 ; married 9 Jan., 1884, Ellen Gertrude,
2nd surviving dau. of Gilliat Hatfeild, Esq., of
Morden Hall, Surrey.

Wimbledon, Surrey ; 2, Mitre Court Buildings,
Temple, E.C.

Medd, Charles Septimus, M.A.
(fellow) Univ. Coll., Oxon, B.A. 1864, some-
time Incorporated Law Society equity lecturer,
real property tutor Inner Temple since 1877,
a student of the Inner Temple 23 May,
1863 (then aged 24), certificate of honour
Mich., 1869, called to the bar 17 Nov., 1869
(7th son of late John Medd, of Mansion House,
Stockport, Cheshire); born , 1839;

married 3 Aug., 1871, Alice, 3rd dau. of Frederick
Maples, Esq., of London.

12, Harewood Square, N.W. ; 5, Stone Buildings,
Lincoln's Inn, W.C.

Medlicott, Henry Edniondstone,
M.A. Wadham Coll., Oxon, J.P. Wilts, a
student of the Middle Temple 3 March, 1863,
called to the bar 26 Jan., 1866 (eldest son of
Rev. J. Medhcott, of Potterne, Wilts) ; born

, ; married 9 April, 1874, Kate

D'Oyly, eldest dau. of late Alexander Robin-
son Gale, Esq., of Stanton Lodge, Suffolk.
Potterne, Devizes.



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Medlycott, Edward Bradford, M.A.
Merton Coll., Oxon, B.A. 1855, a member
of the Western circuit, a student of Lincoln's
Inn 7 Nov., 1855 (then aged 23), called to the
bar 10 June, 1859 (2nd son of late Sir WiUiam
Coles Medlycott, Bart.) ; born 29 Sept., 1832 ;
married 2 Sept., 1869, Maria Emma, eldest dau.
of Sir John Bell \yilliam Mansel, Bart., and has
issue (see Foster's Baronetage).
Oxford and Cambridge Club.

Medwin, Frederick Andrew, a stu-
dent of the Middle Temple 25 Jan., 1875, called
to the bar 17 Nov., 1877 (2nd son of Aaron
Medwin, of Folkestone, gent.) ; bom ,

Admiralty, Spring Gardens, S.W.

Meek, John Edward, M.A., Trin.

Coll., Camb., 1864, a student of the Inner
Temple 8 Nov., 1859 (then aged 22), called
to the bar 17 Nov., 1 862 (2nd son of late John
Meek, of London) ; born , 1837.

Meek, William Alfred, M.A., Trin.

Coll., Camb., 1876, a member of the North-
eastern circuit, a student of the Inner Temple
28 Jan., 1871 (then aged 20), called to the bar
26 Jan., 1876 (2nd son of Sir James Meek, of
Middlethorpe Lodge, Yorks) ; born 17 May,
1850.
2, Plowden Buildings, Temple, E.G.

Meeking, Charles, capt. 3rd batt.

(militia) Oxfordshire regt. since 1877, M.A.,
Trin. Coll., Camb., 1883, B.A. 1862, J.P. Bucks,
a student of Lincoln's Inn I June, 1859 (then
aged 20), called to the bar 30 April, 1 866 (only
son of late Charles Meeking, of Richings Park,
Bucks) ; born , 1839 ; married 27

May, 1863, Adelaide Caroline, 4th dau. of
Christopher Tower, Esq., of Huntsmore Park,
Bucks, and has issue.

Richings Park, near Colnbrook, Bucks; 31, Belgrave
Square, S.W. ; Oxford & Cambridge and Royal Victoria
Yacht Clubs.

Meenacshaya(seeVenkatachelliah).

Meeson, John Thomas, B.A. Mel-
bourne Univ., a student of the Inner Temple
2 Nov., 1876 (then aged 40), called to the bar
17 Nov., 1879 (eldest son of David Meeson, of
Lancaster) ; born , 1836.

Dunedin, New Zealand.

Megone, William Bernard, matric.
London Univ. 1878, a student of the Middle
Temple I Nov., 1879, called to the bar 21 June,
1882 (youngest son of Bernard Megone, of
London, merchant) ; born ,

49, Chancery Lane, W.C.

Mehta, Phirozeshah Meherwanjee,
B.A. Bombay Univ., practises before the High
Court at Bombay, a student of Lincoln's Inn
16 Jan., 1865 (then aged 20), called to the
bar 30 April, 1868 (2nd son of Meherwanjee
Hormusjee Mehta, of Bombay) ; born ,

Bombay.



Meiklejohn, David Ogilvy, assistant

commissioner central provinces India, a student
of the Middle Temple 4 Nov., 1868, called to
the bar 21 June, 1881 (2nd son of late Rev.
William Hope Meiklejohn, D.D., of Calcutta) ;
born ,

Raipur, Central Provinces India.

Meinertzhagen, Ernest Louis, a

student of the Inner Temple 3 Nov., 1879 (then
aged 24), called to the bar 21 June, 1882
(3rd son of Daniel Meinertzhagen, of Belmont,
Wimbledon, Surrey); born 11 Dec, 1854.

4, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, S.W. ; 6, New Court, Lin-
coln's Inn, W.C,

Mellish, Henry, undergrad. Balliol

Coll., Oxon, a member of the Midland circuit, a
student of the Inner Temple 19 Nov., 1879 (then
aged 23), called to the bar 21 June, 1882 (eldest
son of late Lt.-Col. William Leigh Mellish, of
Hodsock Priory, Worksop, Notts) ; born
, 1856.
Hodsock Priory, Worksop ; 6, Charles Street, Grosve-
nor Square, W. ; g, King's Bench Walk, Temple, E.C.

Mellor, Charles, B.A., Trin. Coll.,

Camb., 1S67, a member of the North-eastern
circuit, a student of the Inner Temple 27 May,
1S67 (then aged 22), called to the bar 17 Nov.,
187 1 (6th son of Rt. Hon. Sir John Mellor,
late justice Queen's bench division) ; born 14
March, 1S45 ; married 29 Sept., 1875, Helen,
youngest dau. of late John Fenton, Esq., M.P.,
of Crimble Hall, co. Lane, and has issue (see
Foster's Baronetage).

5, East Parade, Leeds.

Mellor, Francis Hamilton, a member

of the Northern circuit, a student of Lincoln's
Inn 5 Nov., 1877, vvent to the Inner Temple 3
Nov., 18S0 (then aged 26), vi^here he was called
to the bar 17 Nov., 1880 (9th son of Rt. Hon.
Sir John Mellor, late justice Queen's bench
division); born 22 Jul3^, 1854.

16, Sussex Square, W. ; 3, Dr. Johnson's Buildings,
Temple, E.C.

Mellor, George Henry, M.A. Lincoln
Coll., Oxon, B.C L., B.A. 1876, a member of the
Northern circuit, a student of Lincoln's Inn 30
May, 1874, called to the bar 17 Nov., 1877 (4th
son of James Mellor, of Liverpool, brewer) ;
born 19 Jan., 1853.

Weston, Blundell Sands, near Liverpool ; 2, Pump
Court, Temple, E.C.

Mellor, James Robert, LL.M., Trin.

Hall, Camb., l855 (law scholar 1863), master of
Crown office Royal Courts of Justice since 1S79,
also masterof High Court since 1874, a student of
the Inner Temple 15 Jan., 1S62 (then aged 22),
called to the bar 17 Nov., 1865 (3rd son of Rt.
Hon. Sir John Mellor, latejusticc Queen's bench
division); born 24 May, 1839; married 29 Oct.,
1S6S, Anne Jane, elder dau. of Thomas Shaw,
Esq., of London, and has issue (see Foster's
Baronetage).

r6, Craven Hill ("iardens, W. Crown Office, Royal
Courts of Justice, W.C.



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Mellor, Rt. Hon. Sir John, Knt, P.C,
a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench 1861-75,
a justice of the High Court of Justice, Queen's
Bench Division, 1875-9, knighted II June,
1862, P.C. 26 June, 1879, recorder of Warwick
1848-52, of Leicester 1855-61, M.P. Yarmouth
1857-9, Nottingham 1859-61, author of Sug-
gestions as to Oaths, a student of the Inner
Temple 5 June, 1828, called to the bar 7 June,
1833, Q.C. 8 July, 1851, bencher 21 Nov., 1851,
serjeant-at-law 13 Jan., 1862 (son of John
Mellor, of Leicester) ; born I Jan., 1809 ; mar-
ried 24 Sept, 1833, Elizabeth, dau. of late
' William Moseley, Esq., and has issue (see
Foster's Baronetage).

Kingsdowne House, Walmer, Kent ; 16, Sussex Square,
W. ; AthenKum Club, S.W.

Mellor, John William, Q.C, M.P.
Grantham since 1880, M.A., Trin. Hall, Camb.,
i860, member of the Bar Committee since Dec,
1883, J.P., D.L. Somerset, a student of the
Inner Temple 23 April, 1853 (then aged 17),
called to the bar 6 June, i860, Q.C. 25 June, 1875,
bencher 15 June, 1877 (eldest son of Rt. Hon.
Sir John Mellor, late justice Queen's bench
division) ; bom 26 July, 1835 ; married 27 Sept.,
i860, Caroline, 4th dau. of late Charles Paget,
Esq., M.P., of Ruddington Grange, Notts, and
has issue (see Foster's Baronetage).

Culmhead, Pitminster, Taunton ; 68, St. George's
Square, S.W. ; 2, Dr. Johnson's Buildings, Temple, E.G.;
Devonshire and Brooks' Clubs, S.W.

Melsheimer, Rudolph Eyre, B.A.,

Trin. Coll., Camb., 1872, a member of the
Northern circuit, editor of Jervis on Office and
Duties of Coroner, oi Atkinson's Office of Sheriff,
The Law of Bills of Exchange, joint author of
Law and Customs of the Stock Exchange, a
student of the Inner Temple 24 Jan., 187 1 (then
aged 20), called to the bar 17 Nov., 1874 (only
son of late Rudolph Melsheimer, of Blackheath,
Kent); born , 1851.

3, Harcourt Buildings, Temple, E.G.

Melvill, William Henry, M.A., Trin.
Coll., Camb., 1853, solicitor to Board of Inland
Revenue Somerset House since Jan., i865, a
student of Lincoln's Inn 17 April, 1850 (then
aged 22), called to the bar 30 April, 1853 (3rd
son of James Cosmo Melvill, of East India
House) ; born 26 Sept., 1827 ; married 12 Nov.,
1862, Hon. Elizabeth Theresa Lister, youngest
dau. of Thomas, 2nd Lord Ribblesdale (see
Foster's Peerage).

33, Beaufort Gardens, S.W. ; Somerset House, W.C.

Melville, Robert, M.A., Magdalen
Coll., Oxon, 1864, a member of the South-
eastern circuit, a student of Lincoln's Inn 20
Jan., i860 (then aged 18), called to the bar 17
Nov., 1864 (only son of Michael Linning Mel-
ville, of Lincoln's Inn, bar.-at-law, formerly a
judge at Sierra Leone) ; born , 1842 ;

married 28 May, 1870, Agnes, eldest dau. of
Lt.-Col. George Woodfall, of Bath, and has
issue.

The Grove, Hartfield, Tunbridge Wells; 8. Argyll
Road, Kensington, W. ; g. Old Square, Lincoln s Inn,
W.C. ; Athenseum Club.



Mendes, Lewis Adonijah, LL.D.
London Univ. 1868, B.A. 1863, LL.B. 1865,
and a member of Convocation, practises before
the High Court of Calcutta, a student of the
Middle Temple 10 Nov., 1864, exhibition Mich.,
1867, called to the bar 18 Nov., 1867 (3rd son
of Lewis Mendes, of Calcutta) ; born ,

Messrs. Grindley and Co., 55, Parliament Street, S.W.

Stuart- Menteath, Andrew Agnew,
member of House of Representatives New Zea-
land, practises at Reefton and Greymouth,
province of Nelson, New Zealand, a student of
the Middle Temple 13 Nov., 1880, called to the
bar 18 April, 1883 (2nd son of Alexander
Stuart-Menteath, of Pau, France) ; born 7 Feb.,
1853 (see Foster's Baronetage).
Reefton and Greymouth, NeLson, New Zealand.

Menzies, Robert Stewart, B.A.,
Christ Church, Oxon, 1880, from Harrow, J.P.
cos. Forfar and Perth, a student of Lincoln's
Inn II April, 1877 (then aged 20), called to the
bar 26 Jan., 1882 (eldest son of Graham Men-
zies, Esq., of Philiphaugh, Selkirk, N.B.) ; born
, 1857.
Hallyburton House, Cupar Angus. N.B. ; 32, Queen's
Gate, S.W.

Mercer, John, a member of the
South-eastern circuit, a student of Lincoln's
Inn 31 Oct., 1873 (then aged 25), called to the
bar 28 June, 1876 (eldest son of John Mercer,
late of Maidstone, banker, dec.) ; born ,

1848.

Chiselhurst, Kent ; g, New Square, Lincoln's Inn,
W.C.

Mercer, Nicholas Algernon, B.A.
Exeter Coll., Oxon, a student of Lincoln's Inn
10 May, 1876 (then aged 24), called to the
bar 17 Nov., 1879 (2nd son of Henry Mercer,
of Denham Lodge, Bucks, merchant) ; born

, 1852; married 10 June, 1880, Sarah
Augusta, only surviving child of late James
Aspden, of Southport.
Denham Lodge, Uxbridge.

Mercer, Richard, B.A., LL.B., Trin.

Hall, Camb., 1 880, a student of the Inner
Temple 11 Jan., 1878 (then aged 20), called to
the bar 21 June, 1882 (3rd son of Samuel
Mercer, of Maidstone, banker) ; born ,

1858.
19, Old Buildings, Lincoln's Inn, W.C.

Meredith, Henry Hills, B.A. Christ
Church, Oxon, a member of the Oxford circuit,
a student of the Inner Temple 19 Dec, 1873
(then aged 20), called to the bar 7 May, 1S79
(younger son of Charles Meredith, of London,
solicitor); born ,1853; married 3 Feb.,

1881, Laura, 6th dau. of Sir Richard Green-
Price, Bart., M.P., of Norton Manor, Radnor
(see Foster's Baronetage).

Broadheath, Wimbledon Common ; 4, Middle Temple
Lane. E.G.

Merewether, Walton Lockyer, B.A.
Christ Church, Oxon, a member of the South-
eastern circuit, a student of the Inner Temple
14 June, 1867 (then aged 20), called to the
bar 6 June, 1871 (2nd son of Henry Alworth
Merewether, Q.C, a master of the bench of the
Inner Temple) ; born , 1847.

Eowden Hill, Cilippenham.

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Merivale, Herman Charles, actor-

and dramatic author, B.A. Balliol Coll., Oxon,
went the Western circuit, a student of the
Inner Temple 21 March, i860 (then aged 21),
called to the bar 26 Jan., 1S64 (only son of late
Herman Merivale, C.B., of London) ; born 27
Jan., 1839; married 13 May, 1878, Elizabeth,
dau. of John Pitman, gent, (see Foster's Baro-
netage, Robinson).



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