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Russell, Henry.
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.
Fellow, 1773.
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.
P.C., 1816.
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.)
Approx. lifespan: 1751–1836
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],
Matric 1768:10MT:
Scholar 1772
BA 1772
MA 1775
Fellow 1773
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
Knighted 1797:05:10
Chief Justice of: Supreme Court, Supreme, [India], 1807-13
Russell Street, Calcutta, [India], was named after him.
Created a Bart. 1812:12:10
P.C.: 1816
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],
Died 1836:01:18
father of George L. RUSSELL (1818)
father of Whitworth RUSSELL (1814)
(Burke, P. and B.; D.N.B. ; Foster, Baronetage .)