At a meeting of the electors on 10 August 1917, Sir William Watson Cheyne, Professor of Clinical Surgery at King's College, London, was elected in place of Sir Christopher Nicholson Johnston KC, who has been appointed to judicial office.
On 29 December Mr Christopher Johnston KC was returned unopposed in place of Lord Finlay.
In April 1900 Sir William Priestley died. At a by-election on 3 May 1900, Sir John Batty Tuke was returned unopposed.
In May 1896 Sir Charles Pearson was raised to the Bench. At a by-election on 12 May 1896, Sir William Overend Priestley MD LLD was returned unopposed.Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial... Read More