EVANS, Sir GRIFFITH HUMPHREY PUGH (1840 - 1902), barrister in India

Name: Griffith Humphrey Pugh Evans
Date of birth: 1840
Date of death: 1902
Spouse: Emilia Savi Evans (née Hills)
Child: Griffith Pugh Evans
Child: Lewis Pugh Evans
Parent: John Evans
Gender: Male
Occupation: barrister
Place: India
Area of activity: Law
Author: Herbert Johnes Lloyd-Johnes

Born 13 January 1840, son of John Evans, J.P., Loves-grove, Llanbadarn-fawr, Cardiganshire. He was a cousin of Griffith Evans. He was educated at Lincoln College, Oxford (matriculated 1858, scholar, B.A. 1862 with a first in classical moderations, M.A. 1872), and was admitted barrister-at-law (Lincoln's Inn) in 1867. He married, 1873, Emilia Savi, daughter of James Hills, of Neechindepore, Bengal, India; they had three sons and four daughters.

He practised at the Indian Bar and became a member of the council of the Viceroy of India, a position which he held for nearly twenty years. He was made K.C.I.E. in 1892. On his retirement from India he took a prominent part in Cardiganshire affairs, being appointed a J.P. and a deputy-lieutenant.

He died 6 February 1902. See also Hills-Johnes.

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Published date: 1959

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