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Gray, William

Alexander Lock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1230 words.

Gray, William (1751–1845), lawyer and political agent, was born on 27 April 1751 at Hedon, near Hull, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, the only child of William Gray (1719–1793), linen...

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Hope, James

J. I. Brash.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 993 words.

Hope, James (1803–1882), lawyer and political agent, was born on 28 May 1803, the third son of the Right Honourable Charles Hope of Granton (1763–1851), judge and lord president and lord...

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Horne, Donald

J. I. Brash.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 981 words.

Horne, Donald (1787–1870), lawyer and political agent, was born on 20 May 1787 at Stanstill in Caithness, the second son of John Horne (c.1753–1823), of Stirkoke. If, as is likely, he was...

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Rose, Sir Philip, first baronet

Mary S. Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1528 words.

Rose, Sir Philip, first baronet (1816–1883), lawyer and political agent, was born in Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, on 12 April 1816, third son in the family of four sons and one daughter of...

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Spofforth, Markham

E. J. Feuchtwanger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 542 words.

Spofforth, Markham (1825–1907), lawyer and political agent, was born at Newfields, near Howden, Yorkshire, on 14 March 1825, the second son of Samuel Spofforth (1784–1869), solicitor, and...

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Tallents, William Edward

Richard A. Gaunt and Peter O'Malley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1028 words.

Tallents, William Edward (1780–1837), political agent and lawyer, was born on 9 February 1780 and baptized at Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, on 31 August 1780, the youngest of the eight...

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