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|Collins, Richard Henn.|
Adm. pens. at DOWNING, Sept. 30, 1863.
Of 4, Garden Court Temple, London, E.C. [3rd s. of Stephen, Esq., Q.C., of Dublin, and Frances, dau. of William Henn, a Master in Chancery.] B. Jan. 1, 1842. [Previously at Trinity College, Dublin.] Matric. Michs. 1863; B.A. (5th Classic) 1865; M.A. 1868.
Hon. Fellow, 1885.
Hon. LL.D. 1902.
D.C.L. (Oxford) 1904.
Hon. LL.D. (Dubl.) 1898.
Adm. at the Middle Temple, May 8, 1862.
Called to the Bar, 1867.
On the Northern Circuit.
A member of the Bar Committee, 1883.
Judge of the Queen's Bench, 1891.
Judicial member and Chairman of the Railway and Canal Commission, 1894-7. Lord Justice of Appeal, 1897-1910.
Master of the Rolls, 1901-7. Created a life peer as Baron Collins of Kensington, London, Mar. 6, 1907.
Chairman of the Committee of Enquiry (1904), which led to the Criminal Appeal Act, 1907.
An expert in litigation between rival municipalities and Railway Companies.
Married and had issue.
Died Jan. 3, 1911, at Hove, when the life peerage expired.
Reg. of the University, 623; Middle Temple Benchers; D.N.B., 2nd Suppl.)
|Richard Henn COLLINS |
Approx. lifespan: 18421911
Tripos: Down. Class. 1865star
Adm pens. Downing College 1863:09:30
Of 4, Garden Court Temple [Garden], London , E.C.
3rd s. of Stephen COLLINS, Esq., Q.C., of Dublin, [ Ireland ], and Frances HENN dau. of William HENN, a
Master in Chancery:
[Previously Trinity College, Dublin [ Ireland ]
BA 5 th Classic 1865
Hon. Fellow 1885
DCL Oxford 1904
Hon.LLD Dubl. 1898
Adm. at Middle Temple 1862:05:08
Called to the Bar: 1867
On the Northern Circuit
Member of: : Bar
Judge of: : Queen's Bench 1891
Judicial member and
Chairman of: : Railway and Canal Commission 1894-97
Lord Justice of: : Appeal 1897-1910
Master of: : Rolls 1901-07
Created a life peer as Baron COLLINS of Kensington, London 1907:03:06
Chairman of: : Committee of Enquiry (1904), which led to the Criminal Appeal Act 1907
An expert in litigation between rival municipalities and
m. and had issue.
d. Hove, [ East Sussex ] 1911:01:03, when the life peerage expired.
( Hist. Reg. of University, 623; Middle Temple Benchers; D.N.B., 2nd Suppl. )