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Lord Thomas Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman of Dovedale

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Queen Street, Golden Square, London, England
Death: September 22, 1854 (75)
Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. Thomas Denman and Elizabeth Denman
Husband of <private> (Mother) and Theodosia Anne Denman
Father of Vice-Admiral Hon Joseph Denman; Hon. Richard Denman; Margaret Denman; Frances Denman; Thomas Aitchison-Denman, 2nd Baron Denman and 5 others
Brother of Margaret Croft and Sophia Baillie

Occupation: Lord Chief Justice
Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman, PC KC (23 July 1779 – 26 September 1854) was a British lawyer, judge and politician. He served as Lord Chief Justice between 1832 and 1850.

Background and education

Denman was born in London, the son of Dr Thomas Denman. In his fourth year he attended Palgrave Academy in Suffolk, where his education was supervised by Anna Laetitia Barbauld and her husband. He continued to Eton and St John's College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1800. In 1806 he was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn, and at once entered upon practice.



Lord Denman married Theodosia Anne, daughter of Reverend Richard Vevers, in 1804. His Derbyshire seat was Middleton Hall, Stoney Middleton. He died at Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire aged 75, and was succeeded in the barony by his son Thomas.

One son, Joseph Denman, was a British Naval officer and another, George Denman, was an MP and High Court Judge.

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 8 December 2013, 16:17 UTC, <,_1st_Baron_Denman&oldid=585139409> [accessed 23 January 2014]

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Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman's Timeline

February 23, 1779
Queen Street, Golden Square, London, England
July 30, 1805
Age 26
Bloomsbury, Middlesex, England
September 16, 1806
Age 27
Saxby, Leicestershire
June 23, 1810
Age 31
September 17, 1812
Age 33
June 13, 1814
Age 35
Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey, United States
August 8, 1815
Age 36
London, Middlesex, England
December 23, 1819
Age 40
March 23, 1821
Age 42