Digby, William, 1849-1904

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Epithet: Dean of Clonfert

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1871-1876 sub-editor of the Ceylon Observer; 1877-1879 editor of the Madras Times; 1880-1882 editor of the Western Daily Mercury, Plymouth; 1882-1887 Secretary of the National Liberal Club; 1887-1892 founder and director of the Indian Political Agency; 1888-1904 merchant and agent; 1890-1892 editor of India.

Epithet: merchant and journalist

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Epithet: Canon of Christ Church; Dean of Wlorcester 1769

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Epithet: Prebendary of Worcester 1814

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referencedIn Grant Duff Collection: papers of Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff (1829-1906), MP 1857-81, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for India 1868-74, Governor of Madras 1881-86; also includes correspondence with numerous British and European pub..., 1852-1916 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCVI (ff. 368). June-July 1885.includes:ff. 1, 92 Henry E. Carlisle, editor of A Hayward's correspondence: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1885-1888. ff. 5, 76 Sir William Fraser, KCB: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1857-1895. f. 6 James Ed... British Library
referencedIn VISCOUNT GLADSTONE PAPERS. Vol. LX (ff. 164). Correspondence of Lord Gladstone with:-(1) (a) His father, William Ewart Gladstone, the Prime Minister (ff. 46, 50b, 59, 62, 68); 1881-1884;-(b) his mother, Catherine Gladstone (ff. 5, 78b, 79, 81); 1879..., 1879-1922 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir George Birdwood, medical scientist, botanist, promoter of Arts and Crafts movement, and Indologist, 1876-1902 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXVI (ff. 302). 1883-Oct. 1884.includes:f. 1 Andrew Marshall Porter, solicitor-general for Ireland: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1883.f.3 Sir Robert Giffen, economist: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1883.f. 9 John B. Sandford, printer, of Cork: Le... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXXXIX (ff. i + 48). 11 June-5 Oct. 1812.includes:f. 1 General Sir John Murray, 8th Baronet: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1810-1818. ff. 1 b, 28 b Shute Barrington, Bishop of Durham: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpo... British Library
referencedIn (XII. ff. 325). 1 May-30 June, 1803.includes:ff. 1, 39, 141 John Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale 1802; afterwards Freeman-Mitford: Corresppndence with the 3rd Lord Hardwicke: 1802-1819. f. 5 William Richardson, DD Rector of Moy: Report on the condition... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXLV (ff. 176). April 1884-Nov. 1885.Sir Henry William Primrose, KCB; Secretary to W E Gladstone: Correspondence and papers as sec. to Lord Ripon: 1880-1884.includes:f. 1 Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, private Secretary to Lord Ripon; GCMG 1900: Cor... British Library
referencedIn (XI. ff. 361). 21 Jan.-30 Apr. 1803.includes:ff. 1, 5, 39, 41, 49, 55, 106, 123, 137, 191, 198, 241 Isaac Corry, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ireland: Letters to the 3rd Lord Hardwicke: 1801-1804. f. 3 Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland; formerl... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXLVI (ff. 256). 1886-1892.includes:ff. 1-83 b passim Admiral Lord John Hay, GCB 1886: Correspondence with Lord Ripon: 1886. f. 4 Vice-Admiral Sir Astley Cooper Key, GCB: Letter to Lord Ripon: 1886. ff. 19-27, 29 Charles Langdale, JP, of Houg..., 1886-1892 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XVII (ff. 242). Nov. 1884-1885.includes:f. 1 Christopher Newman Hall, DD; Congregational minister: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1884.f. 3 Newspapers: Great Britain and Ireland. Correspondence, etc., of Lord Gladstone with editors: 1880-1902.f. ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXVIII (ff. 314). 1886-1887.includes:f. 1 William Henry Duignan, of Walsall: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1886.: Signed.f. 2 Donal Sullivan, Irish journalist: Letter to W. H. Duignan: 1885.f. 6 Bernard Edward Barnaby Fitzpatrick, 2nd Baron Ca..., 1886-1887 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CIII (ff. 390). 20 Jan.-5 Mar. 1823.George IV of England: Correspondence and papers of the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1820-1827.includes:ff. 1, 156-164 Charles Arbuthnot, PC; MP; diplomatist: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1803-1826... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXVIII (ff. 334). Letters relating to two elections for Oxford University in 1768, at the second of which the 1st Earl of Liverpool, as Charles Jenkinson, was an unsuecessful candidate; 16 Oct. 1767-21 Apr. 1768. Quarto.Charles Jenkinson, 1st ... British Library
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Salem, Madras
Melbourne, Australia
India, Asia
Belfast, Antrim
Ireland, Europe
Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
Egypt, Africa
Mysore State, India
Korea, Asia
Bombay, India
Pondicherry, India
Hyderabad State, India
Montrose, Forfarshire
Ireland, Europe
Ireland, Europe
Cochin State, India
Suez Canal, Egypt
Cork, Ireland
Russia, Europe, Asia
Galway, Ireland
Parsee Cemetery, Woking, England
Wadia Mausoleum, Woking, England
Madras, India
Travancore State, India
St. Vincent, West Indies
Dominica, the W. Indies
London, England


Birth 1849-05-01

Death 1904-09-29


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