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Sir William Hodges, Knt. Chief Justice of the Colony and President of the Legislative Council , 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059E/3

Scope and Contents

A portrait showing Sir William Hodges, wearing wig and gown, seated on a large padded chair. Called to the Bar in 1833, Hodges (1808-1868) was Recorder at Poole from 1846-1857 and in 1848 drafted the bill for The Public Health Act. He was appointed Chief Justice at the Cape in 1858 and held the post until his death.


  • 1859


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1 photographic print(s)


100 x 117 mm.

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