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Drummond, Thomas

Drummond, Thomas (1797–1840), engineer and public servant, was born 10 October 1797 in Edinburgh. Both his parents had connections with the Scottish literary world, his mother, Elizabeth, being the daughter of the whig writer James Somers, while his father, James Drummond, was a…

Paget, Henry William

Paget, Henry William (1768–1854), 1st marquis of Anglesey , lord lieutenant of Ireland, was born 15 May 1768 in London, eldest son of Henry Paget, earl of Uxbridge, and his wife Jane, eldest daughter of Arthur Champagné, dean of Clonmacnoise. He had six younger brothers and five…

Phipps, Constantine Henry

Phipps, Constantine Henry (1797–1863), 1st marquis of Normanby , politician, was born 15 May 1797 at Mulgarve Castle, Whitby, Yorkshire, eldest of four sons of Henry, 1st earl of Mulgrave, and Martha Sophia, daughter of Christopher Thomson Maling of Durham. Only one of his five…

Robinson, Sir Henry Augustus

Robinson, Sir Henry Augustus (1857–1927), public servant, was born 20 November 1857 in Dublin, second son of Sir Henry Robinson, KCB, senior civil servant, and his wife Eva, daughter of the 10th Viscount Valentia. At the age…

Wellesley (Wesley), Richard Colley

Wellesley (Wesley), Richard Colley (1760–1842), Marquis Wellesley , governor-general of Bengal and lord lieutenant of Ireland, was born 20 June 1760 at Dangan Castle, Co. Meath, eldest child of Garret Wesley (qv), 1st Viscount…