Thom's Irish Who's Who/Vanston, Sir George Thomas Barrett


VANSTON, Sir George Thomas Barrett, Knt. (1917): K.C., 1908; LL.D., M.A. (stip. con.) (T.C.D.): Legal Adviser to the Local Government Board for Ireland since 1900. Educ.: Kingstown School; Trinity College. Dublin (Classical Scholar; First Senior Moderator and Gold Medallist in History of Law, and Political Economy; Senior Moderator and Gold Medallist in Classics; Vice-Chancellor's Latin Gold Medallist: Gold Medallist in History, College Historical Society); called to Irish Bar, 1878. Pubns.: The Grand Jury Laws of Ireland, 1883: The Law of Public Health in Ireland, 1892; Supplement, 1897, 2nd ed., 1913; The Law relating to Local Government in Ireland, 2 vols., 1899, 1905, 2nd ed. vol. i., 1916; Supplement to vol. ii., 1919: The Law relating to Municipal Towns in Ireland 1900; The Law relating to Municipal Boroughs in Ireland, 1905. Recns.: travel cycling, gardening; second son of John Davis Vanston, Solicitor, of Hildon Park, Terenure, Co. Dublin, and Hacketstown, Co. Carlow, and Catherine, dau. of George Washington Briggs, of Bellevue, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary; m. 1899. Clementina Mary, eldest surviving dau. of late Marcus Clement Sullivan, of 26 Highfield Road, Rathgar, Co. Dublin, and has issue two sons and two daus. Res.: Hildon Park, Terenure, Co. Dublin.