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Barry, Redmond, Sir

Born: 1813 AD
Died: 1880 AD
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.