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|WOOD, WILLIAM PAGE.|
Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, June 14, 1820. [2nd] s. of [Sir] Matthew [1st Bart., Lord Mayor of London ] (and Maria, dau. of John Page, surgeon, of Woodbridge, Suffolk ). B. [Nov. 29, 1801], in London . School, Winchester (expelled when prefect, May, 1818, for the rebellion against the Head Master). [Spent two years at Geneva, attending lectures at the University.
In his 19th year at his father's direction he returned to England in the suite of Queen Caroline; accompanied to Italy those who went to collect evidence on her behalf and acted as interpreter.] Matric. Michs. 1820; Scholar, 1822; B.A. (24 th Wrangler ) 1824; M.A. 1827; Hon. LL.D. 1864.
Fellow, 1824-9. Hon. D.C.L., Oxford, 1851.
Hon. Student of Christ Church, 1867-81.
Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, 1824.
Called to the Bar, Nov. 22, 1827.
M.P. for Oxford, 1847-53.
Vice-Chancellor of County Palatine of Lancaster, 1849-51.
Solicitor-General, 1851-2. Knighted, 1852.
One of the Vice-Chancellors, 1853-68.
Lord Chancellor, 1868-72.
Created Baron Hatherley, 1868.
Lord Justice of Appeal, 1868.
Married, Jan. 5, 1830, Charlotte, dau. of Edward Moore, of Great Bealings, Suffolk . Died, s.p., July 10, 1881, at Great George Street, Westminster, when the Barony became extinct.
Brother of John P. (1814).
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|William Page WOOD |
Approx. lifespan: 18011881
pens. aged 18 Trinity College adm1820:06:14
2nd s. of [Sir] Matthew WOOD, [1st Bart.] Lord Mayor of London , (and Maria PAGE dau. of John PAGE Surgeon of Woodbridge, Suffolk , )
b. 1801:11:29 London ,
Sch: Winchester School Winchester, [Hampshire], (expelled when prefect 1818:05 for the rebellion against the Headmaster: )
Spent two years Geneva, [Switzerland], attending lectures at University.
In his 19th year at his father's direction he returned to England in the suite of Queen Caroline; accompanied to Italy , those who went to collect evidence on her behalf and acted as interpreter.]
BA 24 th Wrangler 1824
Hon.DCL OX, [Oxfordshire], 1851
Hon. Student of: : Christ Church 1867-81
Adm. Lincoln's Inn: 1824
Called to the Bar: 1827:11:22
M.P. for: : OX, [Oxfordshire], [Oxfordshire], 1847-53
Vice-Chancellor of County Palatine of Lancaster 1849-51
One of the Vice-Chancellors 1853-68
Lord Chancellor: 1868-72
Created Baron Hatherley: 1868
Lord Justice of: : Appeal 1868
m. 1830:01:05 Charlotte MOORE dau. of Edward MOORE of Great Bealings, Suffolk ,
d., s.p. 1881:07:10,at Great George Street, Westminster, [London], when the Barony became extinct.
brother of John P. WOOD (1814)
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