Whitehall, July 31, 1848.
The Right Honourable Sir Thomas Wilde, Knt. Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty’s Court of Common Pleas at Westminster, has appointed Thomas Coombs the younger, of Dorchester, in the county of Dorset, Gent. to be one of the Perpetual Commissioners for taking the acknowledgments of deeds to be executed by married women, under the Act passed for the abolition of fines and recoveries and for the substitution of more simple modes of assurance, in and for the county of Dorset.
November 17, 1848
Thomas Coombs (1819-1876) was the son of Thomas Coombs (1777-1852) and Emma Dowland. He ran the firm of Solicitors started by his father in Dorchester.