John Macdonell

Sir John Macdonell KCB FBA (1 August 1846 – 17 March 1921) was a British jurist. He was King's Remembrancer (1912–1920) and invested as a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath.[1][2] Shaw of Dunfermline gives a prefatory biography in Historical Trials.[3]

John Macdonnell married writer and journalist Agnes Harrison in 1873.[4]

Selected publications


  1. ^ Fillebrown, Charles Bowdoin. The Principles of Natural Taxation. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & co., 1917. Page 23.
  2. ^ "MACDONELL, Sir John". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. p. 1117.
  3. ^ Macdonell, John (1922). Lee, Robert Warden (ed.). Historical Trials; with a Preface by the Right Hon. Lord Shaw of Dunfermline (1st ed.). Oxford: At the Clarendon Press. pp. vii–ix. Retrieved 10 February 2019 – via Internet Archive.
  4. ^ "Death of Lady Macdonell". The Times. No. 43865. 21 January 1925. p. 16.
  5. ^ "Review of A Survey of Political Economy by John Macdonell and The Theory of Political Economy by Prof. Stanley Jevons". The Athenaeum (2297): 589–590. 4 November 1871.
Legal offices Preceded byJames Robert Mellor King's Remembrancer 1912–1920 Succeeded bySir Thomas Chitty, 1st Baronet