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|Shaw-Lefevre, George John.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Jan. 3, 1849. [Only s. of Sir John George (1811) (and Rachel Emily, dau. of Ichabod Wright, banker).
B. June 11, 1831.
Bapt. at Battersea Church.
School, Eton.] Matric. Michs. 1849; B.A. 1853; M.A. 1858.
Adm. at the Inner Temple, Nov. 8, 1852.
Called to the Bar, Apr. 30, 1856.
Civil Lord of the Admiralty, 1866.
M.P. for Reading, 1863-85; for Bradford, 1886-95.
Lord of the Treasury, 1864-5; Secretary to the Board of Trade, 1868-71; Under-Secretary for the Home Department, 1871; Secretary to the Admiralty, 1871-49 and in 1880; First Commissioner of Works, 1880-4 and 1892-3; Postmaster-General, 1884-5 (introduced the 6d. telegram); President of the Local Government Board, 1894-5. P.C., 1886.
Founder of the Commons and Footpaths Preservation Society, 1866.
Did great service in securing for the public, amongst other open spaces, Wimbledon Common, Hampstead Heath and Epping Forest.
Created Baron Eversley, 1906.
Married, Mar. 24, 1874, Lady Constance Emily, only dau. of Henry John Moreton, 3rd Earl of Ducie.
Author, The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay; Commons, Forests and Footpaths, etc. Of 18, Bryanston Square, London, and Oldbury Place, Ightham, Kent.
Died, s.p., Apr. 19, 1928, at Winchester.
On the death of his last surviving sister, Emily, in Apr. 1936, the Shaw-Lefevre family became extinct.
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|George John SHAW-LEFEVRE |
Approx. lifespan: 18311928
pens. Trinity College adm1849:01:03
Only s. of Sir John George SHAW-LEFEVRE (1811) (and Rachel Emily WRIGHT dau. of Ichabod WRIGHT banker)
b. . c. at Battersea Church Battersea, [ London ] 1831:06:11
Adm. Inner Temple: 1852:11:08
Called to the Bar: 1856:04:30
Civil Lord of Admiralty 1866
M.P. for: : Reading, [ Berkshire ] 1863-85
for Bradford, [ West Riding of Yorkshire ] 1886-95
Lord of the Treasury: 1864-65
Sec. to: : Board of Trade 1868-71
Under-Sec. for: : Home Department 1871
Sec. to: : Admiralty 1871-49
First Commissioner of: : Works 1880-4, and 1892-3
(introduced the 6 d. telegram);
President of: : Local Government Board 1894-95
Founder of: : Commons and Footpaths Preservation Society 1866
Did great service in securing for the public, amongst other open spaces, Wimbledon Common, [ London ] Hampstead Heath, [ London ] and Epping Forest, [ Essex ]
Created Baron Eversley: 1906
m. 1874:03:24 Lady Constance Emily MORETON only dau. of Henry John MORETON 3rd Earl of Ducie.
Publ.: The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay; Commons, Forests and Footpaths, etc
Of 18 Bryanston Square, London and Oldbury Place, Oldbury, Ightham, Kent
d., s.p. 1928:04:19 at Winchester, [ Hampshire ]
On the death of his last surviving sister, Emily, in1936:04 the Shaw-Lefevre family became extinct.
( Eton School Lists; Law Lists; Inns of Court ; Foster, Men at the Bar ; Walford, County Families; D.N.B.; Who's Who ; Carew Mildmay; G.E.C.; The Times 1928:04:20