Papers concerning admission as student to Middle Temple and to Kings Counsel

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- letters concerning petition to be admitted to Bar (Jun 1918)

- list of judges to whom Petition was presented

- copy of petition of Helena Florence Normanton (appellant) to the Right Honourable The Lord Chancellor etc on 24 Jul 1918

- letters with Under Treasurer concerning admission as student to Middle Temple (1919)

- Form 'Declaration to be made by a student before Call to the Bar'

- examination paper Hindu and Mohamedan Law (manuscript notes)

- printed letter with payments on call (manuscript notes)

- forms 'Call to the Bar at the Middle Temple. The next Call Day is 17 Nov 1922....'

- copy of dress code for women barristers in court

- copy of letter concerning dress code for women appointed to be King's Counsel (1949)

- silks' disbursements 1949

- list of clothing for Lady Silk (formal and informal dress)

- page with outline of ceremony for new Silks, dress code, gratuities and clerks fees

- list of Kings Counsel 1949


- Chapter 71 of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919

- Parliamentary Debates House of Commons 28 Oct 1919 vol 120 no 124, HMSO: 1919

- 'Sex disqualification (Removal) Bill [HL] Commons Amendments. 30 Oct 1919

- 'Sex disqualification (Removal) Bill [HL] Amendment to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments by The Lord Stanmore' 5 Nov 1919