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Gompertz, Sir Henry Hessey Johnstonlocked

Kt 1926; BA Oxon

Born 1867; e s of Henry Gompertz and Emily, d of Rev. R. D. Johnston; m Rosalie, o d of Rev. L. C. Biggs, formerly Colonial Chaplain of Penang Straits Settlements and late Vicar of Monkleigh, North Devon; three s; died 4 Feb. 1930


Bedford; Exeter Coll., Oxford (Scholar)


Cadet Straits Settlements, 1890; Assistant Registrar-General Hong-Kong, 1897; has qualified in three dialects of Chinese; called to the Bar, Lincoln’s Inn, 1899; Assistant Colonial Secretary, 1900; President Land Court, 1902; Senior Magistrate, 1907; Puisne Judge Supreme Court, Hong-Kong, 1909–25; Chief Justice, Federated Malay States, 1925–29; retired, 1929


edited Hong-Kong Law Reports, 1907–1910, 1911–1921


Fishing, golf


New University


Kwala Lumpor, Federated Malay States