4 NOVEMBER 1865, Page 3

Sir Charles Crompton had scarcely resigned his duties as a

judge before the illness which had compelled him to abandon the thought of further work carried him off. He died last Monday. Like so many other of our great lawyers he was a man of great wit, as well as a lawyer of great subtlety. He is succeeded by a very able man, whose appointment is everywhere approved—Mr. Lush, Q.C., one of the few professed Nonconformists who have risen to the bench.