Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886/Peel, Right Hon. Sir Lawrence


Peel, Right Hon. Sir Lawrence; created D.C.L 16 June, 1858, chief justice of Bengal 1842 (s. Joseph Peel, of Bowes Farm, Middlesex), bar.-at-law, Middle Temple, 1824, bencher 1856, M.P. Cockermouth 1827-50, privy councillor 1855, advocate-general Calcutta 1840, chief justice Bengal 1842, knighted 1842, governor and president Guy's Hospital, vice-president Legal Council, Bengal, 1854-5, a director East India Company 1857, president of the East India Association 1874, etc., died 22 July, 1884. See Foster's Baronetage.