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Sir Patrick Hastings

(1880-1952), Barrister and writer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Advocate and Attorney General (1924); Labour MP (1922-6); gained wide publicity from his involvement in some of the most spectacular trials of the day such as the libel action brought by Marie Stopes against Halliday Sutherland (1924).

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Sir Patrick Hastings, by Nicolas Clerihew Bentley - NPG 4339

Sir Patrick Hastings

by Nicolas Clerihew Bentley
ink and pencil, published 1948
NPG 4339

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Sir Patrick Hastings

by Dudley Glanfield
bromide print
NPG x45488

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Sarah Hale married name Graham

13 October 2015, 00:31

He was my fathers uncle. Much loved by him. Great uncle Pat had a tame finch which perched on his finger. He, uncle Pat loved riding and used to take my father with him. My great aunt Mary was one of the three "beautiful Grundy sisters". I found them frightening, children being a nuicences. I believe they were brought up in India. Pat was always talked about with great fondness. Several photos of him remain in my fathers album (he died in 1996).

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