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Adm. pens. at QUEENS', June 15, 1768.
Of Kent. [3rd s. of Michael, of Dover (and Hannah, dau. of Henry Henshaw).
B. Aug. 8, 1751, at Dover.
School, Charterhouse.] Matric. Michs. 1768; Scholar, 1772; B.A. 1772; M.A. 1775.
Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, June 20, 1768.
Called to the Bar, July 7, 1783.
A Commissioner in Bankruptcy, 1775.
Puisne Judge, Supreme Court of Judicature, Bengal, 1797-1807.
Knighted, May 10, 1797.
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, 1807-13.
Russell Street, Calcutta was named after him.
Created a Bart., Dec. 10, 1812.
Married (1) Aug. 1, 1776, Anne, dau. of John Skinner, of Lydd, Kent (d. 1780); (2) July 23, 1782, Anne Barbara, 5th dau. of Sir Charles Whitworth, of Leybourne, Kent.
Resided latterly at Swallowfield Park, Reading, where he died, Jan. 18, 1836.
Father of George L. (1818) and Whitworth (1814). (Burke, P. and B.; D.N.B.; Foster, Baronetage.)
|Henry RUSSELL |
Approx. lifespan: 17511836
pens. Queens' College adm1768:06:15
Of Kent ,
3rd s. of Michael RUSSELL of Dover, [Kent], (and Hannah HENSHAW dau. of Henry HENSHAW )
b. Dover, [Kent], 1751:08:08
Sch: Charterhouse School Charterhouse, [London],
Adm. Lincoln's Inn: 1768:06:20
Called to the Bar: 1783:07:07
Commissioner in: : Bankruptcy 1775
Puisne Judge: Supreme Court of Judicature, Bengal , India , 1797-1807
Chief Justice of: Supreme Court, Supreme, [India], 1807-13
Russell Street, Calcutta, [India], was named after him.
Created a Bart. 1812:12:10
m. (1) 1776:08:01 Anne SKINNER dau. of John SKINNER, of Lydd, Kent , (d. (1780)
m. (2) 1782:07:23
Anne Barbara WHITWORTH 5th dau. of Sir Charles WHITWORTH, of Leybourne, Kent ,
latterly Swallowfield Park, Swallowfield, Reading, [Berkshire],
father of George L. RUSSELL (1818)
father of Whitworth RUSSELL (1814)
(Burke, P. and B.; D.N.B. ; Foster, Baronetage .)