The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Mann, Charles
Mann, Charles, was born in 1800. Having embraced the legal profession, he was appointed in 1836 Advocate-General of South Australia, and arrived at Adelaide in January of the following year by the Coramandel. Differences with the Governor, Captain Hindmarsh, caused him to resign in Nov. 1837. He was appointed Master of the Supreme Court of South Australia in 1844, Acting Judge in Feb. 1849, Crown Solicitor in Jan. 1850, Police Magistrate and Supreme Court Insolvency Commissioner in April 1856, and Commissioner of the Court of Insolvency and Stipendiary Magistrate in August 1858, which last office he held till his death, on May 24th, 1860.