TUDOR, OWEN DAVIES (1818 - 1887), legal writer

Name: Owen Davies Tudor
Date of birth: 1818
Date of death: 1887
Spouse: Sarah Maria Tudor (née James)
Parent: Emma Tudor (née Jones)
Parent: Robert Owen Tudor
Gender: Male
Occupation: legal writer
Area of activity: Law; Literature and Writing
Author: William Llewelyn Davies

Born 19 July 1818 at Lower Garth, Guilsfield, eldest son of Robert Owen Tudor, a captain in the Royal Montgomeryshire Militia, by his wife, Emma, daughter of John Lloyd Jones, Maesmawr, Montgomeryshire. He was educated at Shrewsbury School, was admitted to the Middle Temple in April 1839, and was called to the Bar in June 1842. After practising in London for many years he was appointed joint registrar of the District Bankruptcy Court at Birmingham; he retired in 1872. He was prominent as a legal writer, being the author of A Treatise on the Law of Charitable Trusts, Leading Cases in the Law of Real Property and Conveyancing, and Leading Cases in Mercantile and Maritime Law. His wife, whom he married in September 1849, was Sarah Maria, daughter of David James, vicar of Llanwnog, Montgomeryshire; there were two sons and three daughters of the marriage. He died 14 November 1887, and was buried in Brompton cemetery.


Published date: 1959

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