Featured Destination

May 2019: The North Cornwall Coast

For those who have decided for whatever reason – green conscience, the dreaded credit crunch, or maybe simple curiosity – to holiday in Britain this ...More
More Uk destinations

John Campbell
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Cupar, Fife
Born on 17th of September 1779
Died on 24th of June 1861

Born 1779. Died 1861 - Scottish judge.

Studied theology at St Andrews University. Called to English Bar in 1806. Was Whig MP from 1830 to 1849. Knighted in 1832, created a Baron in 1841. Appointed Lord Chancellor of Ireland (1841), Chief Justice of the Queen’s Bench (1850) and Lord Chancellor (1859).

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to John Campbell?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3760 views since 15th February 2007

Brit Quote:
Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity. - Jerome K Jerome
More Quotes

On this day:
The English Restoration - Charles II lands on British Soil - 1660, HMS Pinafore Opens - 1878, Celtic win the European Cup - 1967, Tubular Bells released - 1973, Star Wars Opens - 1977, HMS Coventry Sunk - 1982
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages