Authorised form of nameColeridge; John Duke (1820 - 1894); 1st Baron Coleridge
Dates1820 - 1894
Place of birthHeath Court, Ottery St Mary, Devon, England
Date of birth03 December 1820
Place of deathHis house, 1 Sussex Square, London
Date of death14 June 1894
Dates and placesBurial:
Ottery St Mary, Devon
Eton; Balliol College; Oxford BA (1842); MA (1846)
Called to the Bar at Middle Temple (1846); Recorder of Portsmouth (1855-1865); QC; Bencher, Middle Temple (1861); Solicitor General (1868-1871); Attorney General (1871-1873); Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas (1873); Privy Councillor (1873); Sergeant-at-law (1874); Lord Chief Justice of England (1880); died of jaundice
Kt 1868; Baron 1874
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/05/1877
RelationshipsSon of Sir John Taylor Coleridge, who was a nephew of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Vanity Fair 30 April 1870, 05 March 1887
Boase has birth place as 7 Hadlow Street, London
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6538
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/769/22Letter from John Duke Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge, 1 Sussex Square, to the Secretary of the Royal Society [Michael Foster]25 November 1881
MC/11/55Letter from Baron Coleridge, 1 Sussex Square, to G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, [Secretary of the Royal Society]4 May 1877
NLB/5/1089Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honorable Lord Coleridge4 January 1892
NLB/7/794Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company28 April 1893
EC/1877/01Coleridge, John Duke, 1st Baron Coleridge: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
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