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EVANS , Sir GRIFFITH HUMPHREY PUGH ( 1840 - 1902 ), barrister in India ;

b. 13 Jan. 1840 , son of John Evans , J.P. , Loves-grove , Llanbadarn-fawr, Cards. He was educated at Lincoln College , Oxford (matriculated 1858 , scholar, B.A. 1862 with a first in classical moderations, M.A. 1872 ), and was admitted barrister-at-law ( Lincoln's Inn ) in 1867 . He m., 1873 , Emilia Savi , daughter of James Hills , of Neechindepore , Bengal , India ; they had three sons and four daughters. He practised at the Indian Bar and became a member of the council of the Viceroy of India , a position which he held for nearly twenty years. He was made K.C.I.E. in 1892 . On his retirement from India he took a prominent part in Cardiganshire affairs, being appointed a J.P. and a deputy-lieutenant . He d. 6 Feb. 1902 . See also Hills-Johnes .

Sources:

  • Who's who? , 1901 ;
  • Foster , Alumni Oxonienses .

Author:

Major Herbert Johnes Lloyd-Johnes, F.S.A., (1900-83), Monmouth / Cirencester

Corrections and additions:

EVANS , Sir GRIFFITH HUMPHREY PUGH ( DWB , 235).

He was a cousin of Griffith Evans above.

Author:

Published date: 1959