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Biography of Sir Thomas Edward Colebrooke

Sir Thomas Edward Colebrooke, 4th Baronet (1813-1890) was Dean of Faculties at the University from 1869 to 1872. He was awarded an honorary LLD in 1873.

Colebrook was the son of Sir Henry Thomas Colebrooke, the great Sanskrit scholar. He was Liberal MP for Taunton, 1842 to 1852; for Lanarkshire, 1857 to 1868, and for North Lanarkshire, 1868 to 1885. He was Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire from 1869 until 1890.


Sir Thomas Edward Colebrooke

Born 19 August 1813.
Died 11 January 1890.
GU Degree: LLD, 1873;
University Link: Dean of Faculties, Graduate, Honorary Graduate
Occupation categories: politicians
NNAF Reference: GB/NNAF/P154302
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