A.W. Cole (18*-18*) was an advocate and later judge in Cape Town, and an amateur performer and playwright.
Also known by his pseudonym Cresswell.
A. W. Cole, Q.C., became a Judge of the High Court of Griqualand West and Judge President High Court in Cape Town.
He wrote an autobiography entitled Reminiscences of My Life and of the Cape Bench and Bar (Cape Town: J.C. Juta and Co. 1896).
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Reinhard Zimmermann (Ed.). 1996. Southern Cross: Civil Law and Common Law in South Africa. Juta and Company Ltd. 
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