Stephen Gaselee MP
(1807 – 20 October 1883) was a serjeant-at-law
Gaselee, eldest son of Sir Stephen Gaselee
, was born at 77 Upper Guildford Street, Russell Square
, London, on 1 September 1807, and educated at Winchester School
. He matriculated from Balliol College, Oxford
, on 4 June 1824; graduated second class in classics 1828, when he took his B.A. degree; and proceeded M.A. in 1832. He was called to the bar at the Inner Temple
16 June 1832, and practised on the home circuit.
On 2 November 1840 he became a serjeant-at-law
, and at the time of his decease was the oldest surviving serjeant. He unsuccessfully contested the borough of Portsmouth
in the Liberal
interest at by-election on 14 March 1855
. Ten years later, at the 1865 general election
, he was elected as Member of Parliament
(MP) for that borough, but lost his seat at the general election in 1868
For many years he was a director of the London and South-Western Railway, was a magistrate for the county of Middlesex, sometimes presided as assistant-judge at the Middlesex sessions, and was treasurer of Serjeants' Inn
, in succession to Serjeant James Manning, in 1866.
He died at 2 Cambridge Square, Hyde Park, London, 20 October 1883.
His wife, whom he married at Marylebone on 21 July 1841, was Alicia Mary, eldest daughter of Sir John Tremayne Rodd
, K.C.B. She was born 7 January 1814, and died at Bournemouth 11 November......