The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Shephard, Sir Horatio Hale
Shephard, Sir Horatio Hale, Kt. (1908); M.A., LL.D., Bar-at Law, retired Puisne Judge, High Court, Madras; s. of late John Shephard of Doctors’ Commons; b. 1842; educ: Eton and Balliol College. Oxford; B.A., 1865, M.A., 1870; LL.D. (Glasgow). 1901; called to Bar (Inner Temple), 1867; came out to India and practiced in Madras, 1872-89: became Professor of Law, Presidency College, Madras, 1873; Fellow, Madras University; Member, Legislative Council, Madras, 1885; Advocate-General, Madras, 1887-89; Judge, High Court, Madras, 1889; Offg. Chief Justice, Madras, 1898; retired, 1901; Member, Council; Legal Adviser to the Secretary of State tor India, 1902-07. m. Agnes, d. General J. W. Rideout, formerly Comptroller of Military Accounts, Madras, 1876. Publications: Commentaries on the Indian Contract Act; The Transfer of Property Act; The Limitation Act; various articles on legal subjects. Address: 58, Montagu Square, W. Club: Athenaeum.