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|Lawrence, Sir John Laird Mair, Bart.|
Hon. LL.D. 1859.
[6th s. of Lieut.-Col. Alexander, 19th Foot (and brother of General Lawrence, of Lucknow). B. Mar. 4, 1811, at Richmond, Yorks.
Schools, Gough's, Bristol; Foyle College, Londonderry; Wraxall Hall, Bath; and the H.E.I.C. College, Haileybury.
Entered the East India Company's service at Calcutta, 1830; Assistant Magistrate and Collector, Delhi, 1830-4. Member of the Board of Administration for the Punjab, 1848-52; Chief Commissioner for the Punjab, 1853-7. K.C.B., 1856.
Created Bart., 1858.
Viceroy of India, 1863-9. Created Baron Lawrence of the Punjab and of Grately, 1869.
Married, Aug. 26, 1841, Harriette Katherine, dau. of the Rev. Richard Hamilton, R. and V. of the parish of Culdaff and Cloncha, Co. Donegal.
Died June 27, 1879.
Buried in Westminster Abbey.
Father of Henry A. (1866) and John H. (above). (Burke, P. and B.; G.E.C.; D.N.B.)
|Sir John Laird Mair LAWRENCE, Bart. |
Approx. lifespan: 18111879
6th s. of Lieutenant-Colonel: Alexander, 19th Foot (and brother of General) Lawrence, of Lucknow, [India], )
b. Richmond, Yorkshire , 1811:03:04
Schools Sch: Gough's School Bristol, [Somerset], ; Sch: Foyle College Londonderry, [Co. Londonderry], ; Wraxall Hall, Wraxall, Bath, [Somerset],
and the Sch: H.E.I.C. College Haileybury, [Hertfordshire],
Entered the East India Company's service Calcutta, [India], 1830
Assistant Magistrate and Collector: Delhi, [India], 1830-34
Member of: Board of Administration for the Punjab , India , 1848-52
Chief Commissioner for: : Punjab , India , 1853-57
Created Bart. 1858
Viceroy of India , 1863-69
Created Baron LAWRENCE of the Punjab and of Grately 1869
m. 1841:08:26,Harriette Katherine dau. of Rev. Richard HAMILTON, R. and
V.: the parish of Culdaff and Cloncha, Co. Donegal ,
bur. in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, [London], 1879:06:27
father of Henry A. LAWRENCE (1866) and John H. (above)
(Burke, P. and B.; G.E.C.; D.N.B. )