Reference Entry

Acton, Sir Edward (1865-1945), judge

W. O. Hart and Alec Samuels

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Acton, Sir Edward (1865-1945), judge, was born at Stretford in Lancashire on 6 November 1865, the son of Henry Morell Acton (1828-1907) Acton, Henry, one of the editors of the Manchester Guardian, and his wife, Anne Shaw, daughter of Nathaniel Williamson, sharebroker, of Manchester. He was educated at Uppingham School, ...

Reference Entry.  568 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

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