THOMSON, Henry Byerley

THOMSON, Henry Byerley (until 1846 Henry William Th.). ?.5.1822 — Colombo 6.1.1867. British Lawyer in Ceylon. Brother of —> J. C. Th. Studies at Lonfon University College and Cambridge (Jesus College, B.A. 1846). Called to the bar at Inner Temple in 1849, practised law in England. From 1858 Queen’s Advocate of Ceylin, in 1861-67 Puisne Judge in Colombo. Married in 1858, two sons.

Publications: Institutes of the Laws of Ceylon. 1-2. L. 1866; other law publications.

Sources: T.S[eccombe], D.N.B. 56, 1898, 245f.; Wikipedia.

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