Richard Torin Kindersley

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Sir Richard Torin Kindersley (1792–1879) was an English lawyer and judge. He was born at Madras, India, in 1792, and educated at Haileybury and Trinity College, Cambridge, becoming a fellow in 1815 and M.A. in 1817. He was called to the Bar (Lincoln's Inn) in 1818 and developed a Chancery practice. From 1847 to 1851, he served as Chancellor of the County Palatine of Durham. In 1848 he was appointed Master in Chancery, followed by an appointment as Vice-Chancellor in 1851. He had a reputation as a sound equity judge.[1] He retired in 1866, but continued to sit on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.


  1. ^ David M. Walker, The Oxford Companion to Law (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980), p. 701: "Richard Torin Kindersley."