The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Hensman, His Honour Alfred Peach

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Hensman, His Honour Alfred Peach, B.A., Puisne Judge, Western Australia, is the second son of John Hensman, solicitor, Northampton. He was educated at London University, and became B.A. in 1853, and a member of Convocation. He entered at the Middle Temple on May 29th, 1852; and was called to the bar on Jan. 26th, 1858. He was a revising barrister and author of a "Handbook of the Constitution." In 1883 he was appointed Attorney-General of Western Australia with a seat in the Executive and Legislative Councils. He resigned in 1886 owing to a dispute with the Governor, Sir F. Napier Broome, but still resided in Western Australia, and in 1892 was appointed third judge of the Supreme Court.