Charles Barton (legal writer)

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Charles Barton (1768–1843) was an English legal writer. He was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1795, and practised as a conveyancer. He died at Cheltenham on 18 November 1843, aged 75.


His principal publications are:

  • 'Historical Treatise of a Suit in Equity,' 1796.
  • 'Elements of Conveyancing,' 6 vols., 1802—5, 2nd ed. 1821-2.
  • 'Original Precedents in Conveyancing.' 5 vols., 1807-10.
  • 'Practical Dissertations on Conveyancing,' 1828.



 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Barton, Charles". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.