The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Lyall, Sir James Broadwood
Lyall, Sir James Broadwood, K.C.S.I.. (1893), G.C.I.E., I.C.S., (retired); b. England, 1838; s. of Rev. Alfred Lyall, Rector of Harbledown, Kent; m. Katherine, d. of Rev. J. Cantly, 1874; educ: Eton; Haileybury College; joined service in Bengal, 1857; arrived in India, 1858; joined the Punjab Commission, 1859; Resident in Mysore and Chief Commissioner of Coorg, 1883-87; Lieut.-Governor, Punjab, 1887-92, visited China, Japan, Canada and the U.S.A. 1893; was appointed Member, Royal Commission on ; revisited India in that capacity, 1893; President, Indian Finance Commission, 1898. Recreations: Golf, Cycling, Shooting. Address: Statenborough House, Eastry, Dover. Club: Athenaeum.