Reference Entry

Astbury, Sir John Meir (1860-1939), judge

Philip A. Landon and Michael Beloff

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Astbury, Sir John Meir (1860-1939), judge, was born at Grove House, Broughton, near Manchester, on 14 June 1860, the eldest son of Frederick James Astbury JP (d. 1901), chartered accountant, of Hilton Park, Prestwich, Lancashire, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1894), daughter of John Munn, of Manchester. He was educated ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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