Edmund Drummond

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Edmund Drummond (17 January 1814 – 10 January 1895) was a British civil servant in India.

He was the third son of James Drummond, 6th Viscount Strathallan (de jure 8th Viscount) and the brother of William Drummond, 7th Viscount Strathallan.[1]

He was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He studied law at the Middle Temple and was called to the bar in 1848.[1]

From 7 March 1863 to 10 March 1868 he held position of Lieutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces.[2] In 1875, he became a member of the Council of India[1]

His son Edmund Charles Drummond was an admiral.[3]


  1. ^ a b c  Foster, Joseph (1885). "Drummond, Edmund". Men-at-the-Bar (second ed.). London: Hazell, Watson, and Viney. p. 130. 
  2. ^ The India List and India Office List By India Office, Great Britain #130
  3. ^ Sir Edmund Drummond (thePeerage.com)
Government offices
Preceded by
R. Money
Lieutenant Governor of the North-Western Provinces
27 February 1863 – 7 March 1863
Succeeded by
Sir William Muir