Supreme Court of Tasmania


The Puisne* Judges of Tasmania

NAMEPERIOD OF OFFICE
Algernon Montagu, Esq31.01.1833 - 31.12.1847
Thomas Horne, Esq01.01.1848 - 01.11.1860
Sir Francis Smith, Kt01.11.1860 - 08.08.1870
Sir William Lambert Dobson, KCMG08.08.1870 - 07.02.1885
The Hon William Robert Giblin07.02.1885 - 17.01.1887
Sir John Stokell Dodds, KCMG15.02.1887 - 20.10.1898
Robert Patten Adams, Esq14.03.1887 - 31.05.1898
The Hon Andrew Inglis Clark01.06.1898 - 14.11.1907
The Hon John McIntyre20.10.1898 - 30.06.1914
Sir Herbert Nicholls, KCMG01.01.1909 - 01.07.1914
The Hon Edward David Dobbie01.01.1914 - 28.08.1915
The Hon Sir Harold Crisp, Kt01.08.1914 - 21.12.1937
The Hon Norman Kirkwood Ewing23.09.1915 - 19.07.1928
The Hon Andrew Inglis Clark31.08.1928 - 20.02.1952
The Hon Wilfred Hutchins01.11.1938 - 23.03.1950
The Hon Sir Richard Kenneth Green, KBE01.06.1950 - 19.03.1961
The Hon Marcus George Gibson02.05.1951 - 11.01.1968
The Hon Sir Malcolm Peter Crisp, Kt21.03.1952 - 01.03.1971
The Hon Sir George Hunter Crawford, Kt10.11.1958 - 11.12.1981
The Hon William Ellis Cox, CBE, MC28.03.1961 - 15.03.1963
The Hon Francis Mervyn Neasey, AO18.03.1963 - 13.09.1990
The Hon David Montagu Chambers27.02.1968 - 24.09.1978
The Hon Robert Richard Nettlefold02.03.1971 - 15.05.1990
The Hon Henry Edward Cosgrove02.02.1977 - 23.09.1988
The Hon Mervyn George Everett07.11.1978 - 14.03.1984
The Hon William John Ellis Cox, AC, RFD, ED02.02.1982 - 03.09.1995
The Hon Cecil George Brettingham-Moore, MC21.03.1984 - 14.03.1986
The Hon Justice Peter George Underwood, AO20.08.1984 - 01.12.2004
The Hon Christopher Reginald Wright29.04.1986 - 07.03.2000
The Hon Justice Ewan Charles Crawford05.10.1988 - 23.04.2008
The Hon William Peter Maria Zeeman30.05.1990 - 10.03.1998
The Hon Justice Pierre William Slicer03.06.1991 - 18.09.2009
The Hon Justice Peter Ethrington Evans10.06.1998 - 07.06.2013
The Hon Justice Alan Michael Blow, OAM13.06.2000 - 07.04.2013
The Hon Justice Shan Eve Tennent15.03.2005 - 03.11.2017
The Hon Justice David James Porter26.05.2008 - 21.05.2016
The Hon Justice Helen Marie Wood09.11.2009 -
The Hon Justice Stephen Peter Estcourt08.04.2013 -
The Hon Justice Robert William Pearce11.06.2013 -
The Hon Justice Michael Joseph Brett11.07.2016 -
The Hon Justice Gregory Peter Geason16.11.2017-

*Puisne: Pronounced "puny" but is not a reference to strength or ability. It derives from the French puis-ne and means that a puisne judge is formally junior.