Dictionary of Indian Biography/Agnew, Sir William Fischer

AGNEW, SIR WILLIAM FISCHER (1847–1903)

Son of General Agnew, of the Indian Staff Corps : called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn, 1870 : joined the bar of the Calcutta High Court : edited, from 1877, the Indian Law Reports, Calcutta : was Law Lecturer, Presidency College, 1879 : Recorder of Rangoon, 1884—1900, officiating in 1885–6 as a Judge of the Calcutta High Court : knighted, 1899 : retired in 1900 : edited several books on Indian Law : died Dec. 26, 1903.