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Barbour, Sir David Miller (1841–1928), administrator in India and writer on monetary issues, was born at Omagh, co. Tyrone, Ireland, on 29 December 1841, the fifth child of Miller Barbour and his wife, Margaret Denny, into an established family of farmers and small landowners at ...

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Hunter, Sir William Wilson (1840–1900), administrator in India and historian, was born on 15 July 1840, the son of Andrew Galloway Hunter, a Glasgow manufacturer from Denholm, Roxburghshire, and his wife, Isabella Wilson, a younger sister of James Wilson (1805–1860). He was educated at ...

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Monckton, Robert (1726–1782), army officer and colonial administrator, was born on 24 June 1726, the second son of John Monckton, later first Viscount Galway (1694/5–1751), of Cavil and Hodroyd in Yorkshire, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Manners (c.1709–1730). He entered Westminster School...

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Munro, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1761–1827), army officer in the East India Company and administrator in India, was born on 27 May 1761 at Glasgow, the second of the seven children of Alexander Munro (d. 1809), a Glasgow merchant trading with Virginia...

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Sleeman, Sir William Henry (1788–1856), army officer in the East India Company and administrator in India, born at Stratton, Cornwall, on 18 August 1788, was the son of Captain Philip Sleeman (d. 1798) of Pool Park, St Tudy, Cornwall, yeoman and supervisor of ...