Sir John Macdonnell

Born: 1845 | Died: 1921 | Grave: I 072 | Category: Law

KCB. Senior Master of Supreme Court and King’s Remembrancer (1912-20),; jurist, author and editor of law works. His wife, Dame Agnes (died St Agnes Eve 1925), was niece of Mary Howitt

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Arthur Llewellyn Davies

Born: 1863 | Died: 1907 | Grave: J 002 | Categories: Arts, Law | Tags: Children’s Books, Du Maurier family, Great Ormond Street Hospital, J M Barrie, Kensington Gardens, Peter Pan, Theatre

Barrister. Married Sylvia (1866-1910), second daughter of George du Maurier. Their 3 eldest sons met J M Barrie in Hyde Park in 1897, and inspired his Peter Pan (1903). When their parents died tragically young, Barrie became the guardian of all 5 boys. Their story has been told in a biography and dramatised for television…

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John Pownall

Born: n/a | Died: 1843 | Grave: K 070 | Category: Law

Sworn clerk of the Six Clerks Office. These were officers of the Court of Chancery in Chancery Lane, disestablished by a statute of 1841.

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Robert Prance

Born: 1799 | Died: 1869 | Grave: K 072 | Category: Law

Magistrate. Head of a family who lived in the Frognal area for many years. His son, Reginald Heber Prance([1829 to 1912), who lived at The Ferms, 23 Frognal Lane, was a great benefactor of St Stephen’s and Christ Church.

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Thomas William Carr

Born: 1770 | Died: 1829 | Grave: K 084 | Category: Law

FRS, FGS. Barrister at Law, Treasurer of the Hon. Society of Grays Inn, for 25 years His Majesty’s Solicitor of Excise. Involved i the management of important changes effected in the excise revenue. Residences at Frognal in this parish and Eshott in Northumberland.

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Frederick R D’Oyly Monro

Born: c1880 | Died: 1966 | Grave: L 056 | Category: Law

Solicitor. For many years secretary of the Royal Sailors’ Daughters’ Home in Fitzjohn’s Avenue – now Monro House, named after him. He wrote a history of the Hampstead Cricket Club (1949), in which it is stated that he was a Reptonian, an Oxonian, and no mean cricketer. He joined the club in 1896.

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William John Henry Brodrick

Born: 1874 | Died: 1964 | Grave: O 087 | Category: Law

OBE, Chevalier, Order of the Crown of Belgium. Barrister, Metropolitan Police Magistrate (1928-44),. Chairman of the Heath & Old Hampstead Society.

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Thomas Toller

Born: 1800 | Died: 18 79 | Grave: A 098 | Category: Law

Solicitor – Clerk to Hampstead Vestry (1832-68),, Clerk to the Guardians, Superintendent Registrar, and Secretary to the Copyholders Committeee (who fought the Heath battle against the Lord of the Manor),. His father lived at Admiral’s House.

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Edward Griffith

Born: 1790 | Died: 1858 | Grave: E 092 | Category: Law

FRS, of 32 Fitzroy Square, for many years one of the Masters of H M Court of Common Pleas at Westminster’. DNB adds that he was a naturalist and an original member of the Zoological Society.

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Sir John Scott

Born: 1841 | Died: 1904 | Grave: D 091 | Category: Law

KCMG, DCL. – Judge of the High Court of Bombay, Judicial Adviser to HH the Khedive of Egypt, Deputy Judge Advocate General to HM forces. His wife Edgeworth Leanora (1842 – 1924),, named after Maria Edgeworth, was a niece of Sir Rowland Hill, the postal reformer. Sir John was also linked to the Hill family…

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John Edward Martin

Born: 1822 | Died: 1893 | Grave: C 001 | Category: Law

Retired Librarian of the Inner Temple; eldest son of John Martin, bibliographer and librarian at Woburn ‘DNB’.

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Henry Clarke

Born: 1832 | Died: 1914 | Grave: B 071 | Category: Law

Chairman of local magistrates, lived at Cannon Hill.

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