Anstey, Thomas Chisholm

(1816-73) Lawyer and politician, born London; died Bombay, India. After his conversion he championed Catholic interests in Parliament, where he represented Youghal, Ireland. Later he became attorney-general of Hong Kong but was suspended on account of radical reforms he inaugurated. A judge at Bombay, he was forced to resign for denouncing commercial abuses in the Bengal government; later he practised law in Bombay with great success. He wrote pamphlets on legal and political subjects.

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