Newscuttings on Jamaica and Hong Kong
||Newscuttings on Jamaica and Hong Kong
(former reference: MSS 11c99 V)
||O'Malley, Sir Edward Loughlin, 1842-1932, Knight, lawyer
|Extent and Medium
||1 album; paper; Printed
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
Sir Edward Loughlin O'Malley (1842-1932) was born on 17 February 1842. He attended Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A., 1864; M.A., 1868), and was called to the bar at the Middle Temple in 1866. He was H.M. Attorney-General for Jamaica, 1876-1880, and for Hong Kong, 1880-1889; Chief Justice of the Straits Settlements, 1889-1892, and of British Guiana, 1894-1898; and Chief Justice of H.M. Supreme Consular Court for the Ottoman Empire, 1898-1903. He subsequently served as J.P. for Oxfordshire. O'Malley was knighted in 1891, and died on 16 August 1932.
Newscuttings relating to O'Malley's period as Attorney-General in Jamaica, 1876-1879, and Hong Kong, 1884-1886, 232 pages.
Purchased from Beauchamp Bookshop, 1954.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Newscuttings on Jamaica and Hong Kong, RCMS 48
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 46. Indexed
This collection level description was created by RAS. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Sir Edward O'Malley in 'Who was who', vol. III, 1929-1940 (London, 1967), p. 1023.
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|O'Malley, Sir Edward Loughlin (1842-1932) Knight, lawyer|
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