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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 419 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BARON GEORGE WILLIAM WILSHERE BRAMWELL BRAMWELL (1808-1892), English judge, was born in London on the 12th of June ,8o8, being the eldest son of George Bramwell, of the banking firm of Dorrien, Magens, Dorrien & Mello. He was educated privately, and at the age of sixteen he entered Dorriens' bank. In 1830 he gave up this business for the law, being admitted as a student at Lincoln's Inn in 1830, and at the Inner Temple in 1836. At first he practised as a special pleader, but was eventually called to the bar at both Inns in 1838. He soon worked his way into a good practice both in London and the home circuit, his knowledge of law and procedure . being so well recognized that in 185o he was appointed a member would be refuse. " Bran-new," i.e. quite new, is now the common form of " brand-new," that which is fresh from the " brand,' the branding-iron used for marking objects, &c.
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