A retired county court judge who was the "father of the boat race" rowed for Cambridge in the Oxford and Cambridge Boat race. 1860 and 1861.
He left a £5k bequest to his housekeeper Kate Locke. His total estate was £27k (re-sworn)
Directory of the Northern circuit judges (below):
Born 1838. Died 5 November 1930 aged 92. 4th son of Millis Coventry of Wandsworth Common, Surrey. King’s College School; King’s College, London; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, BA, 1862. Rowed against Oxford at Putney in 1860 & 1861. AAS. I. 18 January 1861. Call 26 January 1864. 64 Cross Street, Manchester to 1886. County Court Judge at Preston, March 1886-1905. WW. Foster.