Grey, Sir Charles Edward


Grey, Sir Charles Edward
(1785-1865)
   Educated at Oxford University; called to the bar, 1811; commissioner in bankruptcy, 1817; judge of the Supreme Court of Madras, 1820; knighted, 1820; sent to Canada as one of three commissioners to investigate causes of prevailing discontent, 1835; elected to the House of Commons, 1838; governor of the Barbados, 1841-1846; governor of Jamaica, 1847-1853.
   Index: P Royal Commissioner, sent to Canada with Lord Gosford and Sir George Gipps in 1835, 111.
   Bib.: Morgan, Cel. Can.; Dict. Nat. Biog.

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