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William Bovill, 1814-1873

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1814.05.26
Place of Birth: Allhallows, Barking
Date of Death: 1873.11.01
Place of Death: Coombe House, Kingston

Identity:

"Sir William Bovill was the MP for Guildford (1857) and Solicitor General (1866).

Life:

He was appointed Solicitor General in 1866, and Chief Justice of the Common Pleas from that year.

Bibliography:

Kelly's London Post office Directory, London, 1861; Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, 2004.