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Wife: Mina MacLennan
Born: ABT 1868 in Glasgow Census: 1911 in Cambridge (see note 1) Resided: 1926 - 1928 at Willowbrook, Chaucer Road, Trumpington 1 Resided: 1937 - 1947 at Red Mays, 36 Sedley Taylor Road, Trumpington 2,3,4,1 Died: 1947 in Worcestershire 5 (see note 2) Father: Mother:
Husband: Alexander Pearce Higgins Married: ABT 1899 6 (see note 3)
Born: 1865 in Worcester 7 (see note 4) Education: Downing College, Cambridge 8 (see note 5) Census: 1911 in Cambridge (see note 6) Occupation: 1911 Law Lecturer & Barrister Occupation: International Lawyer Resided: 1926 - 1928 at Willowbrook, Chaucer Road, Trumpington 1 Died: 1935 in Cambridge 7 (see note 7) Father: Mother: Media link: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Alexander-Pearce-Higgins Media desc: Brief biography
M Child 1: Alexander George MacLennan Pearce Higgins Also known as: Alexander George MacLennan Pearce-Higgins 9 Born: 21 Apr 1900 in Scotland 9 Census: 1911 in Cambridge (see note 8) Resided: 1926 - 1928 at Willowbrook, Chaucer Road, Trumpington 1 Occupation: 1935 Schoolmaster 10 Resided: 1939 in Warwickshire 9 Occupation: 1939 Clerk in Holy Orders 9 Resided: 1983 in Girton, Cambridgeshire 4 Died: 1983 in Cambridge 5 (see note 9) Wife: Marjorie Georgina Simmons b. 21 Aug 1908 d. 1975 Married: 1931 in Middlesex 7 (see note 10)
Sources: (1) Electoral Register. (2) Spalding's Directory (Kelly's after WW2) (3) Kelly's Directories. (4) Probate record. (5) Index on ancestry.co.uk. (6) 1911 census. (7) FreeBMD website. (8) Alumni Cantabrigienses. (9) 1939 Register. (10) Father's probate record. Event Notes Note (1) Age 42, born Glasgow, with husband Alexander Pearce Higgins and two sons. Younger son born Cambridge, mother's surname MacLennan (GRO index) Note (2) Dec 1947 Upton on Severn 9d 235 age 79 Note (3) Married 11 years in 1911 census Note (4) Jun 1865 Worcester 6c 324 Note (5) Name: Alexander Pearce. Higgins College: DOWNING Entered: Michs. 1888 BORN: 24 Apr 1865 More Information: Adm. pens. at DOWNING, Sept. 15, 1888. [S. of Alexander H., of Worcester. B. Apr. 24, 1865. School, Worcester Cathedral.] Matric. Michs. 1888; Winchester prize, 1891; B.A. and LL.B. 1891; M.A. 1895; LL.M. 1898; LL.D. 1904. Honorary Fellow of Downing, 1923. Fellow of Trinity, 1926. Before coming into residence had passed the Law Society's final examination. Adm. Solicitor, Jan. 1899. Practised at Cambridge. Called to the Bar, Lincoln's Inn, May 13, 1908. K.C., 1919. Whewell Professor of International Law, London University, 1919-23. Deputy Whewell Professor of International Law at Cambridge, 1908. Whewell Professor, 1920-35. Adviser in International Law and Prize Law in the Departments of the Procurator-General and the Treasury Solicitor, 1914-19. C.B.E., 1917. F.B.A., 1928. President of Society of Public Teachers of Law, 1917. Professor of International Law at the Hague Academy, 1926, 1929 and 1932. A member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. Responsible for the 7th and 8th editions of W. E. Hall's work on International Law. For many years co-editor of The British Year Book of International Law. Author, Employers' Liability on the Continent; Elements of Agricultural Law; The Hague Conference; The Hague Peace Conference, etc. Died Apr. 2, 1935, at Cambridge. Brother of Frank H. P. (1893). (Law Lists; Who's Who; The Times, Apr. 3, 1935.) Note (6) Age 45, born Worcester. Law Lecturer & Barrister, with wife Mina and two sons Note (7) Jun 1935 Cambridge 3b 472 age 69 Note (8) Age 10, born Pollockshields, with family Note (9) Sep 1983 Cambridge 9 0765 born 21 Apr 1900 Note (10) Sep 1931 Brentford 3a 623 Copyright Trumpington Local History Group 2019 Email TLHG Return to TLHG introduction page Name Index