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|Grove, Sir William Robert.|
Hon. LL.D. 1879. Only s. of John, Esq., and Anne Bevan, of St Mary's, Swansea.
B. June 11, 1811. Matric. from Brasenose College, Oxford, Feb. 6, 1829, age
17; B.A. (Oxford) 1832; M.A. 1835; Hon. D.C.L. (Oxford) 1875. Scientist and
Judge. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Nov. 11, 1831. Called to the Bar, Nov. 23, 1835.
Q.C., 1853. In 1856 appeared for the Defence of William Palmer, the poisoner,
in the great Rugeley murder case. Sergeant-at-law, Nov. 30, 1871. Judge of
Common Pleas, 1871-5. Judge of the High Court of Justice, 1875-8; of the
Queen's Bench division, 1880-7. Knighted, Feb. 21, 1872. P.C., 1887. President
of the British Association, 1866. F.R.S., 1840. Professor of Experimental
Philosophy, London Institution, 1847. Invented the Grove gas voltaic battery,
1839. Married, May 27, 1837, Emma Maria, dau. of John Diston Powles. Died Aug.
1, 1896. (D.N.B.; Sir F. Galton, Memories, 219-23; Foster,
Men at the Bar; Law Lists; Al. Oxon.; Boase, v. 52.)
|Sir William Robert GROVE |
Approx. lifespan: 18111896
Only s. of John GROVE, Esq. of St Mary's Swansea, [Glamorgan],
s. of Anne Bevan GROVE
age=17 : Matric. from Brasenose College [Oxford] 1829:02:06
BA Oxford 1832
Hon.DCL Oxford 1875
Adm. Lincoln's Inn: 1831:11:11
Called to the Bar: 1835:11:23
appeared for the Defence of William Palmer, the poisoner, in the great Rugeley murder case: 1856
Judge of Common Pleas: 1871-75
Judge: High Court of Justice 1875-78
Judge: Queen's Bench division 1880-87
President: British Association 1866
Professor of Experimental Philosophy: Sch: London Institution 1847
Invented the Grove gas voltaic battery: 1839
m. Emma Maria POWLES dau. of John Diston POWLES 1837:05:27
Refs: D.N.B. Refs: Sir F. Galton, Memories, 219-23 Refs: Foster, Men at the Bar Refs: Law Lists Refs: Al. Oxon Refs: Boase, v. 52.