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Barnes, John Gorell (1st Baron Gorell of Brampton)

Born: 1848 AD
Died: 1913 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Jurist


1848 - Born on May 16th in Liverpool. English jurist.

1868 - He graduated from Peterhouse, Cambridge.

1881 - He was married to Mary, daughter of Thomas Mitchell.

1892 - He was made a judge of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty division.

1905 - Became the president of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty division upon the retirement of Sir Francis Jeune.

         - He was made a privy councilor.

1909 - He was the chairman of the royal commission on divorce.

         - He was named the first Baron Gorell, of Brampton in the County of Derby.

1913 - Died on April 22nd.


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