Oral History

The Hon. Robert Walmsley 1995, 160 pages

Documenting the life and career of Robert Walmsley (b. 1927), a lawyer who was appointed a Magistrate and later a Provincial Court Judge in 1968, subsequently becoming Senior Judge, Eastern Region (1977) and Associate Chief Judge of Family Court (1978). Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; Walmsley & Walmsley; Magistrate, 1968; Provincial Court Judge, Family Division, 1968; Senior Judge, Eastern Division, 1977; Associate Chief Judge, Family, 1978; change in Young Offenders Act; Provincial Judges Association; select cases. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes six audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (160 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 160

Read more about: Ontario Court of Justice

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065297

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-20

Title: Interviews with Robert Walmsley

Date: Jan. 1995 - Feb. 1995

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 330 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B437131; sound recordings are located in container B436746)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court (Criminal) Project.