James Broadwood Lyall

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Sir James Broadwood Lyall (1838–1916) KCSI, GCIE. was an administrator in the Indian Civil Service of the British Raj period. Between 1887 and 1892 he was Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjab.[1] He was a younger brother of Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.[2]

He served on the Royal Commission on Opium.[3] Faisalabad, the third largest city in Pakistan was originally named Lyallpur after him.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ The India List and Office List. India Office. 1905. p. 552. Retrieved 2011-11-22. 
  2. ^ "Lyall, Sir Alfred Comyn James". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/34641.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  3. ^ First report of the Royal Commission on Opium : with Minutes of evidence and appendices. London: HMSO. 1894. Retrieved 2011-11-23. 

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