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DEACON, Walter (died 1955), JP Bridgwater Borough, also County of Somerset; Chairman of Bridgwater Borough Magistrates Court

Quo Warranto and Borough Corporations in Early Stuart England: Royal Prerogative and Local Privileges in the Central Courts*

JALLAND, Arthur Edgar (1889 - 1958), QC 1950; Chairman, Lancashire County Quarter Sessions, since 1950; Recorder of Preston and Judge of Preston Borough Court of Pleas since 1950

WILLIAMS, George Clark (1878 - 1958), QC 1934; JP Swansea County Borough and Carmarthenshire; Life Governor, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth; Vice-President, University College of Swansea; Member, Court of Governors, University of Wales

ESSENHIGH, Reginald Clare (1890 - 1955), JP Sheffield City, Rotherham County Borough and West Riding of Yorkshire; Judge of County Courts Circuit No. 13 (Sheffield) since 1936; member of Lord Chancellor’s Standing Committee for framing rules etc. for County Courts; member of Appeals Committee West Riding Quarter Sessions of Yorkshire; Member of the Faculty of Law of Sheffield Univ.; Referee, District Conciliation Scheme, NCB (NE Region) and Nat. Union of Mineworkers (coke oven plants, NE Region)

FENTON, William James (1868 - 1957), Consulting Physician to the Brompton Hospital; late Dean of the Medical School; late Tuberculosis Officer for the Borough of Chelsea; late Examiner in Tuberculous Diseases for University of Wales; Consulting Medical Referee, Confederation Life Association; Consulting Physician to Charing Cross Hospital; late Dean Charing Cross Hospital Medical School; late Examiner in Medicine, Cambridge Univ. and Conjoint Bd and Mem. of Court of Examiners Soc. of Apothecaries


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An inferior court of record for the trial of civil actions by charter, custom, or otherwise in a borough. All remaining borough courts were abolished in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972.

Subjects: Law.

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