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Thomson, Sir Alexander (1744?-1817), judge

Patrick Polden

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/63081

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Thomson, Sir Alexander (1744?-1817), judge, was born and educated in Wolverhampton. His parentage is unknown. He entered Lincoln's Inn on 6 November 1764 and was called on 6 November 1769. Practising in chancery, mostly as an equity draftsman for he had no pretensions to oratory and was rather diffident, he ...

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