Merewether, William Lockyer, Sir, 1825-1880, Knight, army officer and administrator in India

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1841 entered Bombay Army as a second-lieutenant; 1843 served with the 21st Bombay native infantry in the conquest of Sindh; ? 1843 appointed to the Sind irregular horse; 1848-1849 served with the army of the Punjab in the Second Anglo-Sikh War; 1856 brevet captain; 1859 commandant of Sind irregular horse; 1860 CB; 1861 military secretary to the government of Bombay; 1863 political agent at Aden; 1867 commander of pioneer force in Abyssinia, lieutenant-colonel; 1868 KCSI, brevet colonel; 1867-1876 chief commissioner of Sind; 1876 member of the Council of India.

Epithet: army officer and administrator in India

Title: Knight

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referencedIn Vol. CLXXXIII (ff. 355). Jan., Feb. 1865.includes:ff. 1, 3, 33, 47, 96, 115, 220, 250, 341 William Henry Lytton Earle Bulwer, Baron Dalling and Bulwer: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: 1860-1870. ff. 5, 34, 163 William Schaw Lindsay, MP for Sunderland: ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXIV (ff. 434). Apr -Dec. 1867.General Hon Charles Grey, private Secretary to Prince Albert and to Queen Victoria: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: 1864-1869.London, England: Correspondence rel. to erection of the Albert Memorial: 1866-1869... British Library
referencedIn Genealogical and biographical material on Indian Princes, Chiefs, and landholders, and other prominent personalities in India both British and Indian, compiled mainly after his retirement by Lewin Bentham Bowring (1824-1910), Bengal Civil Service 184... British Library
referencedIn Papers of 1st Earl Amherst, Governor-General of Bengal 1823-28, 1789-1835 British Library
referencedIn Vol. X (ff. 287). 1865-1866, and 1819-1866, see above).includes:ff. 1, 4, 11 Lieutenant-Colonel John Robertson Pughe, Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Bengal; Colonel 1871: Letters to Lt.-Col. H. Bruce: 1865. ff. 3b, 19, 25, 26 Sir Cecil Beadon, ..., 1819-1866 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXXVIII (ff. 480). Jan., Feb. 1866.includes:ff. 1, 84, 313 Odo William Leopold Russell, 1st Baron Ampthill: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: 1861-1880. ff. 5, 25, 37, 46, 71, 138, 303. 379, 413, 455 Henry Richard Charles Wellesley, 1st E... British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Lewis Pelly, Indian Political Department 1851-75, 1842-1883 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Maj-Gen Sir Frederic Goldsmid, Madras Army 1839-75, including material relating to his work on the Perso-Baluch and Perso-Afghanistan boundaries, 1836-1899 British Library
creatorOf Papers of Sir William Merewether, Bombay Army 1841, Council of India 1877-80, 1861-1880 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXXVI (ff. 500). July, Aug. 1865.includes:f. 1 Charles Fiott Barker, RN, ViceConsul at Prevesa, etc: Letters to Sir, A. H. Layard: 1861-1872. f. 3 Sir Henry George Elliot, GCB; diplomatist: Letters to Sir A H Layard. ff. 5, 45 Robert Gilmour... British Library
referencedIn Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere papers., 1858 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXI (ff. 432). Jan.-Aug. 1865.Henry Richard Charles Wellesley, 1st Earl Cowley: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: 1846-1881.Sir Austen Henry Layard, GCB; diplomatist and archaeologist: Correspondence with Lord J. Russell: 1853-1871.John Russ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXXVII (ff. 377). Sept.-Dec. 1865.includes:ff. 1-187 passim, 236 Sir Austen Henry Layard, GCB; diplomatist and archaeologist: Correspondence with Lord J. Russell: 1853-1871. ff. 1-187 passim, 236 John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Prime Minister... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXC (ff. 485). May, June, 1866.includes:ff. 1-449 passim Sir John Arthur Douglas Bloomfield, GCB; diplomatist: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: 1862-1866. ff. 4, 541, 227, 334 Sir John Arthur Douglas Bloomfield, GCB; diplomatist: Letters to, from S... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXV (ff. 432). 1868.London, England: Correspondence rel. to erection of the Albert Memorial: 1866-1869.includes:ff. 1, 5, 81, 168, 174 Sir George Gilbert Scott, RA; architect: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard, etc.: 1866-1869. ff. 6, 111, 2..., 1868 British Library
creatorOf IDDESLEIGH PAPERS. Vol. XVIII (ff. 208). Letters of: 1. ff. 1-46b. Sir Henry Bartle Frere, 1st Bart.; 1867-1883. 2. ff. 48-125. Maj.-Gen. Sir Thomas Townshend Pears, K.C.B.; 1867-1868. 3. ff. 126-149. Gen. Sir William Erskine Baker, K.C.B.; 1867-1869..., 1867-1883 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXXIX (ff. 587). Mar., Apr. 1866.includes:ff. 1, 119, 131, 168, 190, 243, 256 Louis Mallet, of the Board of Trade, Knight 1868: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: 1865, 1866. ff. 6, 392, 393 Francis William Prideaux, of the India Office: L... British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800-85), as President of the Board of Control 1853-55, and Secretary of State for India 1859-66, 1853-1870 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXXV (ff. 502). May, June, 1865.includes:ff. 1, 107 Philip Griffith, Consul General at New Granada: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard:: 1861-1866. ff. 3, 98, 290, 409 George Thorne Ricketts, of the Consular service: Correspondence with Sir A. H. La... British Library
creatorOf IDDESLEIGH PAPERS. Vol. XVII (ff. 263). Letters, etc., of Field Marshal Robert Cornelis Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala; 1867-1885. Partly copies.Field-Marshal Robert Cornelis Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala: Letters to Lord Iddesleigh: 1867-..., 1867-1885 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXIII (ff. 413). Apr. 1866-Mar. 1867.General Hon Charles Grey, private Secretary to Prince Albert and to Queen Victoria: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: 1864-1869.George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon: Correspondence wit... British Library
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Kalat State, Pakistan
Iran, Asia
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Sarangarh State, Central India
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Abyssinia, Africa
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United States of America
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Rampur State, India
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Nandgaon State, India
Indore State, India
Janjira State, India
Dholpur State, India
Ramree, Burma
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Jigni State, India
India, Asia
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Dhrol State, India
Malpur State, India
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Canada, North America
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Thailand, Asia
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Bulgaria, Europe
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Iran, Asia
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Bikaner State, India
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Morvi State, India
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Bihat State, India
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Maihar State, India
Kalsia State, India
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Sant State, Western India
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Italy, Europe
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Raigarh State, India
Iran, Asia
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Herat, Afghanistan
Oudh, India
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Dhurwai State, India
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Hong Kong, China
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Jath State, India
Purnea, Bihar
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Nilgiri State, India
Udaipur State, India
Egypt, Africa
Italy, Europe
Baria State, India
Nagpur, Central Provinces
Oudh, India
Bengal, India
Deodar State, India
Suket State, India
Bombay, India
Savanur State, India
Alwar State, India
Las Bela State, Kalat
Tanjore, Madras
Pataudi State, India
Bija State, India
Chhuikhadan State, India
Kankrej, Western India
Abyssinia, Africa
Junagadh State, India
Dhrangadhra State, India
Abyssinia, Africa
Faridkot State, India
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Paldeo, Bundelkhand, Central India
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Canal Colonies, Punjab
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Sarila State, India
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Sind, India
Mysore State, India
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Johore, Malaysia
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Baroda State, India
Sind, India
Nalagarh State, India
Aden, Yemen
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Rajputana, India
Mexico, Central America
Sind, India
Bilaspur State, India
Gwalior State, India
Baluchistan, Pakistan
Kangra District, Punjab
Maler Kotla State, India
Surat, Bombay
Lugasi State, India
Mayurbhanj, Orissa
Sarawak, South East Asia
Kamta Rajaula State, India
Jaipur State, India
Bharatpur State, India
Mysore State, India
Pudukkottai State, India
Sandur State, India
Nadia District, Bengal
Sangli State, India
Bijawar State, India
Rajkot State, India
Sumatra, Indonesia
Madras, India
Nabha State, India
Jetpur State, India
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Death 1880

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