Lieutenant-General Humphrey Lyons

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About Lieutenant-General Humphrey Lyons

Humphrey Lyons was born Hampshire, England in 1802, the ninth of twelve sons of John Lyons of Antigua and St Austin's, Hants, (1760-1816) and Catherine (1763-1803) (née Walrond), daughter of Maine Swete Walrond, 5th Marquis de Vallado.

He went to India where he entered the 23rd Bombay Native Infantry on May 25, 1817.

He married in 1824 Elizabeth Bennett (1798-1859), and had the following children:

Augusta Catherine Lyons, (1827-1828)
Edmund Willoughby Lyons, (1830-1889), Colonel, Indian Army, married twice and had issue
Algernon McLennan Lyons, (1833-1908), Admiral of the Fleet, R.N.
George Maughan Lyons, (1835-1878), Major, Indian Army, d.s.p.
Henry Maine Lyons, (1837-1838)
Charlotte Salter Lyons, (1839-) married 1859, Alexander Learmonth, and had issue
Minna Louisa Lyons, (1841-1926), married 1858, Jameson Alers-Hankey, and had issue

Humphrey married secondly in 1860, the Hon. Adelaide Matilda Yelverton (1821-1884), daughter of the 3rd Viscount Avonmore.

Humphrey Lyons reached the rank of Lieutenant-General and died in 1873, having returned to England.

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