TORRENS, Henry D’oxley. Meerut 24.2.1823 — London 1.12.1889. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of —> H. W. Torrens and Eliza Mary Roberts. Joined army in 1849, Colonel 1864, Major-General 1869 and Lieutenant-General 1884. Served in Crimean war and 1857 uprising. Travels in Ladakh, etc. during summer holiday of 1861. From 1886 Governor of Cape Colony and from 1888 of Malta. Married 1876 Georgina Frances De Butts (d. 1918).
Publications: Travels in Ladak, Tartary, and Kashmir. 1862, 2nd ed. 367 p. L. 1863.
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