Men-at-the-Bar/Eversley, Viscount (Charles Shaw-Lefevre)
Eversley, Viscount (Charles Shaw-Lefevre), so created 11 April, 1857, P.C. 1858, D.C.L. and LL.D. 1864, speaker of the House of Commons 1839–57, governor and capt.-general of the Isle of Wight and governor of Carisbrooke Castle yeomanry, A.D.C. to the Queen since 1860, high steward of Winchester, J.P., D.L. Hants, M.P. Downton 1830–1, Hants 1831–2, North Hants 1832–57, honorary col. Hampshire yeomanry cavalry since 1868, lt.-col. 1831–68, late chairman Hants quarter sessions, second church estates commissioner 1858–9, an ecclesiastical commissioner and a trustee of the British Museum, B.A., Trin. Coll., Camb., 1815, M.A. 1819, "the father of the English bar," a student of Lincoln's Inn 4 Feb., 1815 (then aged 20), called to the bar 2 May, 1819, bencher 29 May, 1839 (eldest son of Charles Shaw-Lefevre, Esq., of Stackfield Place, Southants, M.P., bar.-at-law, of Lincoln's Inn); born 22 Feb., 1794; married 24 June, 1817, Emma Laura, 2nd dau. of Samuel Whitbread, Esq., of Southill, Beds, M.P. (and his wife Lady Elizabeth Grey); she died 20 June, 1857, having had 3 sons, all died young, and 3 daus. (see Foster's Peerage).
- Heckfield Place, Winchfield, Hants; 114, Eaton Square, S.W. Brooks' and Athenæum Clubs.