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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]



Supreme Court.

His Honor Mr. Justice Buckley (see pages 43 and 468) died on the 18th of May, 1896.

His Honor Mr. Justice Edwards, who is referred to on pages 471 and 474, was appointed to succeed the late Sir P. A. Buckley as a puisne judge of the Supreme Court of the Colony on the 11th of July, 1896.

Stipendiary Magistrate's Court.

Mr. J. C. Martin was relieved of the duties of his office as Stipendiary Magistrate (vide page 470) and was appointed Public Trustee, in succession to Mr. J. K. Warburton, on the 1st of September, 1896.

Mr. H. Eyre-Kenny, who has long been known throughout the Colony as a painstaking magistrate, was appointed to the important position of Stipendiary Magistrate for Wellington City, and took up his duties on the 10th of March, 1897.

Barristers and Solicitors.

Douglas, Sir Kenneth, Bart., Solicitor, 7 Featherston Street, Wellington. Telephone 31. Bankers, Bank of New South Wales. Private residence, 9 Hobson Street. Sir Kenneth was born in 1868 at Wanganui, and was educated at the Wellington College and at Wanganui Collegiate School. For about six years he was a law-student in the office of Messrs. Brandon, Hislop, and Brandon, in Wellington. He passed his examinations in law in November, 1895, and was admitted as a solicitor in April, 1896, when he commenced to practice as above.

Dunn, Alexander, M.A., L.L.B., Barrister and Solicitor, Grey Street, Wellington. Bankers, Union Bank of Australia. Private residence, Wallace Street. Mr. Dunn was born in 1872 in Wellington, and was educated at the Wellington College, where he became dux in 1890, and at Canterbury College, where he graduated as B.A. of the New Zealand University in 1893, and M.A., with honours in political science, and L.L.B. in 1894. He was admitted barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of New Zealand in 1895, and established his practice in 1896.