30 November 1887
MR. JUTICE CHARLES.-Yesterday evening the members of the Western Circuit entertained Mr. Justice Charles at dinner at the Hotel Métropole in order to celebrate his recent elevation to the Bench. The chair was occupied by Mr. Prideaux, Q.C., the leader of the circuit, and a considerable number of both the past and present members of the circuit assembled on the occasion to do honour to the learned Judge. Among those present were the Lord Chief Justice of England (Lord Coleridge), Lord Justice Bowen, Lord Justice Lopes, Sir Montague Smith, Sir J. Parker Deane, Q.C., Sir W. Phillimore, Q.C., Mr. Bompas, Q.C., Mr. Bayford, Q.C., Mr. Bucknill, Q.C., Sir Sherston Baker, Mr. Wyndham Slade (metropolitan police magistrate), Mr. J.L. Johnston, Mr. J. Coates, Mr. J.B. Rowley, Mr. Deverell, Mr. C. Wilde, and Messrs. J.V. Austin, G.R. Askwith, E.U. Bullen, Mr. H. Box, W.M. Barnes, E.O.P. Bouverie, A.V. Blumberg, E.F. Bigg, H. Clark, T. Cooke, W.R. Crofton, Hon. Bernard Coleridge, J.C. Chaplin, R.W. Clifton, W.F. Craies, M.J. Druitt, H.E. Duke, Folkard, Foulkes, A. Foote, C.T. Giles, G. Greenwood, W.C. Graham, T.W. Gibson, Hadow, R.D. Hancock, J.A.G. Hamilton, W.M. Hodgkinson, A.A. Hudson, J.H. Helpman, R.S. Herries, Jepson, T.R. Jacomb, R. Kinglake, A.B. Kempe (acting wine treasurer to the circuit), J.P. Kennedy, C.M. Kennedy, S. Kearns, Leigh, B.F. Lock, R.K. Lopes, A.H. Lush, S.H. Leonard, S.W. Lambert, H.E. Lawes, Mortimer, M'Kellar, Mackey, Charles Matthews, J.S. M'Cullagh, A.E. Nelson, Blake Odgers, A.R. Poole, C.A. Prideaux, T.P. Parnell, H.R. Pugh, G.T. Petherick, W.A.C. Platt, K. Peck, C.B. Russell, Ravenhill, Radcliffe, H. Reed, W.H. Roberts, G.F. Roumieu, J.F. Rubie, W.M. St. Aubyn, R.H. Simonds, B.W. Smith, R.J. Seton, the Hon. C. Selater-Booth, Tickell, Valpy, Warry, and J.B. Wood.