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Barry, Redmond, Sir

Born: 1813 AD
Died: 1880 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: Australian
Categories: Jurist


1813 - Birth year of Sir Redmond Barry, a British colonial judge in Victoria, Australia.


1838 - Educated at a military school in Kent, and at Trinity College, Dublin, and was called to the Irish bar.


1848 - He was instrumental to the foundation of the Royal Melbourne Hospital.


1851 - Became commissioner of the court of Victoria.


1852 - Appointed judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria.


1853 - Barry was instrumental to the foundation of the University of Melbourne.


       - Served as the first chancellor of the university.


1855 - Redmond Barry was the Supreme Court judge for the Eureka Stockade treason trials.


1862 - He represented Victoria at the London International Exhibition.


1867 - Barry was in the Philadelphia Exhibition.


1877 - Created a KCMG (Order of St. Michael and St. George).


1880 - Presided at the final trial of Ned Kelly and he sentenced Kelly to death by hanging.


       - Sir Redmond Barry died 23rd of November.




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