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Court of Probate


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Court of Probate

Court of Probate

HARDY, Oswald Henry (died 1940), formerly a Registrar of the Probate and Divorce Court, Somerset House

WARREN, Robert Richard (1817 - 1897), President Probate and Matrimonial Division, High Court of Justice, Ireland

NORBURY, Henry Frederick Oswald (1880 - 1948), Registrar Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Division, High Court of Justice, 1923–35, Senior Registrar of Principal Probate Registry since 1935

BATESON, Alexander Dingwall (1866 - 1935), one of Justices of High Court of Justice (Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division) since 1925

RUSSELL, John Eaton Nevill (1911 - 1970), Registrar of Probate and Divorce Division of High Court of Justice since 1953

LANGLEY, Carleton George (1885 - 1963), QC Leeward Islands, 1935 (retd); A Commissioner of the Admiralty, Probate and Divorce Division, Royal Courts of Justice, since 1953

COLLINGWOOD, Charles Arthur (1887 - 1964), a Judge of the High Court of Justice, Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Division, 1950–62

HOLLINGS, (Alfred) Kenneth (1918 - 2008), Judge of the High Court of Justice, Family Division (formerly Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division), 1971–93

HEWSON, (Joseph) Bushby (1902 - 1976), Judge of High Court of Justice, Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division, 1958–66

FAULKS, Neville (Major Ginner) (1908 - 1985), Judge of the High Court of Justice, Family Division (formerly Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division), 1963–77

PAYNE, Reginald Withers (1904 - 1980), Judge of the Family Division (formerly Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division), High Court of Justice, 1962–79

BARNARD, Henry William (1891 - 1981), Judge of High Court of Justice (Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division), 1944–59

STIRLING, (Robert) James (Lindsay) (1907 - 1974), Judge of the High Court of Justice, Family Division (formerly Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division), since 1964

WRANGHAM, Geoffrey Walter (1900 - 1986), Judge of High Court of Justice, Family Division (formerly Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division), 1958–73; retired

REES, (Charles William) Stanley (1907 - 2000), DL; Judge of High Court of Justice, Family Division (formerly Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division), 1962–77

KENWORTHY, Cecil (1918 - 2000), Registrar of Family Division (formerly Probate and Divorce Division), High Court of Justice, 1968–83

LATEY, John (Brinsmead) (1914 - 1999), PC 1986; Judge of the High Court of Justice, Family Division (formerly Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division), 1965–89

 

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A court created in 1857 to take over the jurisdiction formerly exercised by the ecclesiastical courts in relation to the granting of probate and letters of administration. By the Judicature Acts 1873–75 the jurisdiction of the court was transferred to the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division of the High Court.

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