The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Lawrence, Sir Walter Roper
Lawrence, Sir Walter Roper, 1st Bart. (1906), G.C.I.E. (1906), K.C.I.E. (1903), C.I.E. (1891), Member, India Council, London; 6th s. of George Lawrence, J.P. of Monmouthshire; b. in Morton Court, near Hereford, 1857; educ: Cheltenham College, and Balliol College, Oxford; was first in the Competitive Examination, 1877; entered service in Bombay, 1879; Assistant Commissioner in various places till 1880; Political Agent, 1881-84; Under-Secretary, Punjab Government, 1884-86; Under Secretary Government of India, 1887-89; officiating Secretary to Government of India, 1889; Settlement Commissioner, Kashmir, 1889-95; Private Secretary to Lord Curzon when Viceroy of India. 1898-1903; Chief of the Staff of Prince of Wales when on tour in India, 1905; Honorary Secretary to the Countess of Dufterin’s Fund; has a son, Rowland, b. 1886; 3rd . Coldstream Guards. Publications: “The Valley of Kashmir”. Address: 22, Sloane Garlands, S.W. Clubs: Bath, , Garrick.