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Westlake, John (1828–1913), jurist

Nathan Wells

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Westlake, John (1828–1913), jurist, was born at Lostwithiel, Cornwall, on 4 February 1828, the only son of John Westlake (d. 1849), a woolstapler, and his wife, Eleanora (d. 1866), daughter of George Burgess, rector of Atherington, north Devon. In his early years he was taught by his parents, and in 1835 he went to ...

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