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Steuart Bayley

Sir Steuart Colvin BayleyGCSI CIE (26 November 1836 – 3 June 1925) was a British civil servant and Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal from 1887 to 1890.

Sir Steuart Colvin Bayley

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He was the son of William Butterworth Bayley, who rose to be acting Governor-General of India, and Anne Augusta Jackson. His middle name is a reference to the well-connected Colvin family of Anglo-Indian administrators, just as John Russell Colvin named his son after his boss, George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland. He was educated at Eton and Haileybury College.

Bayley entered the Bengal Civil Service in 1856. He held the office of Commissioner of the Patna Division in 1873. He was invested Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India (KCSI) in 1878. He held the office of Chief Commissioner of Assam in 1878. He held the office of Resident at Hyderabad in 1881. He held the office of Member of the Governor-General's Council in 1882. Bayley held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal between 1887 and 1890. He was Secretary of the Political and Secret Department, India Office in 1891.

Funerary monument, Brompton Cemetery, London

Bayley married Anna Farquharson, daughter of Robert Nesham Farquharson, on 21 November 1860 at Patna, India. They had 13 children.

Bayley died in 1925 and was interred in Brompton Cemetery, London. His portrait is held by the National Portrait Gallery.

  1. Buckland, Charles Edward (1906). Dictionary of Indian Biography. London: Swan & Co. p. 31.
  2. Buckland, Charles Edward (1901). Bengal Under The Lieutenant-Governors. 2. Calcutta: S. K. Lahiri & Co. p. 837.
  3. Portrait at www.npg.org.uk
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Steuart Bayley
Steuart Bayley Language Watch Edit Sir Steuart Colvin Bayley GCSI CIE 26 November 1836 3 June 1925 was a British civil servant and Lieutenant Governor of Bengal from 1887 to 1890 Sir Steuart Colvin Bayley Contents 1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Later life 5 NotesEarly life EditHe was the son of William Butterworth Bayley who rose to be acting Governor General of India and Anne Augusta Jackson His middle name is a reference to the well connected Colvin family of Anglo Indian administrators just as John Russell Colvin named his son after his boss George Eden 1st Earl of Auckland He was educated at Eton and Haileybury College Career EditBayley entered the Bengal Civil Service in 1856 He held the office of Commissioner of the Patna Division in 1873 He was invested Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India KCSI in 1878 He held the office of Chief Commissioner of Assam in 1878 He held the office of Resident at Hyderabad in 1881 He held the office of Member of the Governor General s Council in 1882 1 Bayley held the office of Lieutenant Governor of Bengal between 1887 and 1890 2 He was Secretary of the Political and Secret Department India Office in 1891 Funerary monument Brompton Cemetery LondonPersonal life EditBayley married Anna Farquharson daughter of Robert Nesham Farquharson on 21 November 1860 at Patna India They had 13 children Later life EditBayley died in 1925 and was interred in Brompton Cemetery London His portrait is held by the National Portrait Gallery 3 Notes Edit Buckland Charles Edward 1906 Dictionary of Indian Biography London Swan amp Co p 31 Buckland Charles Edward 1901 Bengal Under The Lieutenant Governors 2 Calcutta S K Lahiri amp Co p 837 Portrait at www npg org uk Government officesPreceded by Sir Augustus Rivers Thompson Lieutenant governor of Bengal 1887 1890 Succeeded by Sir Charles Alfred Elliott This British diplomat related article is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Steuart Bayley amp oldid 1018742681, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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