Lionel Robert Ashburner

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Lionel Robert Ashburner CSI (1827 in Tasmania – 1907 in Marylebone, London) was the Acting governor of Bombay during the British Raj from 13 March 1880 to 28 April 1880.[1]


Lionel, son of William Page Ashburner and his wife Hester Maria, was a civil servant in India, where he became a Director of the Great Indian Peninsular Railway. In the 1871 Birthday Honours, he was a appointed a Companion of the Order of the Star of India.[2]

On the 14 July 1873 he married Emily Caroline Haggard at Kirkee, Bombay.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Infos at Google Books
  2. ^ "No. 23739". The London Gazette. 20 May 1871. p. 2474.