Barrow, Peter, 1813-1899

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BARROW, PETER, third son of Sir John Barrow, Bart., FSA, Second Secretary, Admiralty, and Anna Maria, dau. of Peter John Trütter, Cape of Good Hope, member of the Court of Justice; b. 30 Jul 1813; adm. 15 Jun 1824 (Singleton's); Writer, EICS Bengal 1831; at Haileybury Coll. 1831-2, but taken ill and did not proceed to India; 3rd class Clerk, Admiralty 21 Jan 1833 - 17 Oct 1834; private secretary to Governor of Sierra Leone 1837-8; Superintendent, Juvenile Convict Establishment, Port Arthur, Tasmania 1839-40; living in Western Australia Jan 1840 – Oct 1841, briefly holding post of Protector of Aborigines; British Vice-Consul at Caen, France 9 Jun 1845-57, Rabat and Sallee, Morocco 12 Mar 1857-62, Nantes, France 14 Jun 1862, and subsequently at Kertch to retirement 11 Jan 1880; m. 14 Apr 1846 Esther Maria, second dau. of Col. Pierre Hypolite Alexandre Lepetit de Courville, Commandant de la Garde d’Honneur under Napoleon I; d. at Ostrehan, Calvados, France 6 Oct 1899.


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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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