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Charles Hallyburton Campbell (c.1827-30 January 1911) was a civil servant in India and a local politician in Kensington.[1][2]

Born in Scotland, Campbell was the younger brother of Sir George Campbell, sometime Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal and Liberal Party member of parliament.[1] In 1845 he joined the Indian Civil Service, rising to be Commissioner of Revenue and Circuit by 1872, when he returned to the United Kingdom.[1]

He was elected to Kensington Vestry and to its successor body, the Kensington Borough Council.[1] When the London County Council was created in 1889 he was elected as one of two Moderate Party councillors representing Kensington South.[3] He was re-elected on four occasions, retiring from the council in 1904.[4][5][6][7] He was a prominent member of the county council's finance committee, where he applied his experience of colonial administration.[1]

He died at his Cromwell Road home in January 1911, aged 84.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Obituary: Mr. Charles H. Campbell". The Times: p. 11. 3 February 1911. 
  2. Charles Hallyburton Campbell, thepeerage.com, A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe [1]
  3. "The County Councils - London Polls". The Times: p. 9. 18 January 1889. 
  4. "The London County Council Election". The Times: p. 10. 7 March 1892. 
  5. "The London County Council Election". The Times: p. 7. 4 March 1895. 
  6. "The London County Council Elections". The Times: p. 10. 4 March 1898. 
  7. "London County Council Election". The Times: p. 7. 4 March 1901. 

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