Circuit Riding

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Circuit Riding

The Circuit-Riding Missionary and Gilded Age Methodism

John McKinley and the Antebellum Supreme Court: Circuit Riding in the Old Southwest

LOCK, B. Fossett (1847 - 1922), County Court Judge, Circuit 16 (East Riding of Yorkshire and parts of North and West Ridings), since 1913

GRIFFITH, Frank Kingsley (1889 - 1962), County Court Judge, Circuit No 16 (Hull, etc), 1940–56, retired; Chairman, East Riding Quarter Sessions, 1947–56

ELLIOTT, Adshead (1869 - 1922), JP Sheffield and West Riding of Yorkshire; Judge of County Courts on Circuit 13 since 1919

MASTERMAN, William (1846 - 1903), Judge of County Courts Circuit 18 (Notts and Yorks W Riding) from 1891

BOMPAS, Henry Mason (1836 - 1909), KC; County Court Judge, Circuit 11, from 1896; Justice of the Peace for the West Riding of Yorkshire and Bradford and Keighley

STEWART, William (1879 - 1964), Judge of County Courts, Circuit No. 15 (N. Yorkshire), 1933–36, Circuit No. 14 (Leeds, etc.) 1936–52; Chairman of the National Service Tribunal for the NE Div., 1939–52; Chairman of the Quarter Sessions of West Riding of Yorkshire, 1942–55; Barrister-at-law, Middle Temple

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)


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The Judiciary Act of 1789 required that the justices of the Supreme Court serve also as judges of the circuit courts. The justices complained that circuit riding caused serious physical ...

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