The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Plowden, Sir William Chichele
Plowden, Sir William Chichele, K.C.S.I. (1886), I.C.S.; e.s. of William , F.R.S; b; 1832; educ: Harrow and Haileybury; joined Indian Civil Service, 1852; served in the Mutiny, 1857; In political charge of Cavalry at Umbala; also at Meerat, Jalandhar, and Sharanpur; Secretary, Board of Revenue, N.W.P.; Census Commissioner, India, 1881; Member. Imperial Legislative Council; retired, 1885; M.P. Wolverhampton, 1886-92; J.P. for Middlesex, Address: Aston Rowant House, Oxon; 5, Park Plowden , Portland Place, W. Clubs: Brooks, Oriental.