A catalogue of notable Middle Templars, with brief biographical notices/Bingham, Peregrine

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Legal Writer.


Admitted 24 April, 1811.

Eldest son of Rev. Peregrine Bingham, Rector of Edmondsham, Dorset. He was educated at Winchester and Oxford, and called to the Bar 27 Nov. 1818. He was a follower of Bentham, whose Book of Fallacies he edited, and a friend of the Austins, and a great contributor to the Westminster Review, under the editorship of John Stuart Mill. He became the Police Magistrate at Great Marlborough Street, but resigned about 1860. He died 2 Nov. 1864. He is known to lawyers chiefly by his Reports of Cases, from 1822 to 1840, published successively from 1824 to 1841; but he has left other works on Executions (1815); Infancy and Coverture (1816); On the Law of Landlord and Tenant (1820), and a System of Shorthand (1821).