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Berkeley, Lionel, fl. 1840 (civil servant)



  • Existence: fl. 1840


Lionel Berkeley was appointed Moonsiff of Saharunpore in the Indian Civil Service in the early 1840s. He was promoted successively Sudder Ameen of Delhi (1857); Principal Sudder Ameen of Delhi (1858); Extra Assistant Commissioner, Delhi (1858); Judge of Small Cause Court, Delhi (1863); Judge of Small Cause Court, Lahore (1863); and Assistant Commissioner, Paper Currency, Lahore (1864), a position he held until 1867.

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Lionel Berkeley: Letters and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7979
Scope and Contents Letters, reports and other papers regarding Berkeley's career, including material concerning the Indian Mutiny (1857). The collection includes a printed 'Record of the services of Mr L. Berkeley', comprising extracts from official correspondence, and a manuscript list of Berkeley's posts and leave while stationed in the Punjab. There is also material relating to 'Uncle' Leopold Oliver Fitzhardinge Berkeley, Extra Assistant Commissioner, and his death in the Googairah District, aged 27,...
Dates: 1850-1870 (circa)
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