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Sir William Martin; the life of the first Chief Justice on New Zealand

Cyril Guy Lennard

Sir William Martin; the life of the first Chief Justice on New Zealand

by Cyril Guy Lennard

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Published by Whitcombe and Tombs in [Christchurch, N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Martin, William, Sir, 1807-1880

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 121-126.

    Statement[by] Guy Lennard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5626743M
    LC Control Number68047496

    son of C. W. Adams, chief surveyor and commissioner of crown lands, Otago, New Zealand, was born at Lawrence, New Zealand, on 6 June He was educated at the Otago high school and Otago university, where he graduated B.A. and began to study law. The life of Chief Justice Way: a biography of Sir Samuel Way for many years Lieutenant-Governor and Chief Justice of South Australia and Chancellor of the University of Adelaide / by A.J. Hannan Angus and Robertson Sydney Australian/Harvard Citation.

      The Australians, as I have stated, are by origin three-fourths British and one-fourth Irish. Beyond a general statement to the effect that the "Irish element in Australia" is in the main "faithful to the British Crown and connection," I forbore in the preceding chapter from giving any analysis of this important section of the colonial population. The Bill will change significantly the system of criminal justice in New Zealand. It has been a matter of concern that the reform has been developed under such tight time constraints. The Chief High Court Judge, the President of the Court of Appeal and I have been in correspondence with the Law Commission and the Ministry of Justice for.

    William married Marion, third daughter of J. Watts of Bridgend. Nelson. New Zealand on 1st July They first settled in Nelson, where son Charles was born, later they came up to Wairarapa, to Carterton, William was Secretary to the Pastoral and Agriculture Association and an Accountant, also Auctioneer. In the pre war years before Halsey served as the Flag Captain to the Commander-in-Chief, Australia, Sir Wilmot Fawkes. In Halsey was made captain of the battle cruiser, HMS New Zealand. In he took the ship on a tour of New Zealand and was presented with a sacred tiki and piupiu by an old Maori chief at Rotorua.


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Sir William Martin; the life of the first Chief Justice on New Zealand by Cyril Guy Lennard Download PDF EPUB FB2

(–80). First Chief Justice of New Zealand. A new biography of Martin, William appears in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography on this site. William Martin was born in Birmingham, England, inthe youngest son of Henry Martin, and was educated first.

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