Talbot, George

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Talbot, George Gender: M
George John Talbot
born on 19 June 1861 at 16:54 (= 4:54 PM )
Place Westminster, England, 51n30, 0w09
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°18' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 19°10 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 19°58'


British barrister and High Court judge.

Talbot was educated at Winchester College before studying at Christ Church, Oxford, where he obtained a first-class degree in Classics in 1884. He was appointed to a Fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford in 1886. He was called to the bar and practised as a barrister; he was appointed a King's Counsel in 1906. In 1923, he was appointed as a judge of the King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice, and was knighted in 1924. He retired in 1937 and was made a member of the Privy Council. He was elected to an honorary Studentship (i.e. honorary Fellowship) of Christ Church, Oxford in 1935. His legal publications included Modern Decisions on Ritual (1934) and Law and Practice of Licensing (1896 and 1905).

He died on 11 July 1938.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Sheila Fletcher's book, "Victorian Girls: Lord Lyttelton's Daughters" (Continuum International Publishing Group, 1997), pp. 71-72: "Meriel noted in her diary for 19 June 1861, 'Our first little boy was born at six minutes to five p.m. after I had been ill more or less all day.'" Place of birth from his birth notice: "Births," The Times, 21 June 1861, p. 1.


  • Vocation : Law : Jurist