Edward Falconer Litton, QC (Ire), MP

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Edward Falconer Litton, QC (Ire), MP

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Birthplace: Cork, Cork City, Cork, Ireland
Death: Died in Cork, Cork City, Cork, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Litton; Daniel Litton; Jane Minchin and Jane Minchin
Husband of Bridget Elizabeth Tuthill; Elizabeth Clarke; Bridget Elizabeth Litton; Elizabeth Clark; Mary Lee and 1 other
Father of George John L'Establere Litton; Edward Letablere Litton; George John L'Etablere Litton; Edward Letablere Litton; Charlotte Dobbs and 4 others
Brother of Helena Maria Litton; Charlotte Esther Litton and Jane Hannah Litton

Occupation: Barrister, Member of Parliament, MP, Supreme Court Judge
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About Edward Falconer Litton, QC (Ire), MP

Edward Falconer Litton was educated in law at Trinity College Dublin. He kept a Dublin address at 67 Merrion Square. He was accepted into the Irish bar in 1849 and made a Queen's Counsel in 1874. He wrote scholarly opinions -- among them, "Life or Death: the Destiny of the Soul in the Future State" (1866). He served in Cork and Wicklow circuit. He served as a Liberal Member of Parliament of Tyrone in 1880 and a Judge of the Supreme Court in 1890. He served as the first a Judicial Land Commissioner in Ireland, under the Land Law Act of 1881.

Sources:

  • Foley, Annemarie. "Ardavilling gate cottage and house". Housetorian. http://bit.ly/IQxYiC. Date published: 07 March 2011. Date accessed: 16 April 2012.
  • Howard, Joseph Jackson and Crisp, Frederick Arthur. "Visitation of Ireland". 1897, Genealogical Publishing Com. http://bit.ly/I1WLvS. Date accessed: 17 April 2012.
  • Kisbey, WH. "The Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1881: with an introduction, notes and index". Ireleand: Hodges, Figgis and Co., 1881. http://bit.ly/HUyNER. Date accessed: 17 April 2012.

Edward also had a Dublin address at 67 Merrion Square. He was educated at TCD were he studied law. He was called to the bar in 1847 and made a QC in 1874. He served in Cork and Wicklow circuit.

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Edward Falconer Litton, QC (Ire), MP's Timeline

1827
1827
Cork, Cork City, Cork, Ireland
1864
November 19, 1864
Age 37
November 19, 1864
Age 37
1867
December 15, 1867
Age 40
Dublin, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland
1867
Age 40
Dublin, Dublin City, County Dublin, Ireland
1867
Age 40
Dublin, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland