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06-Jun-2014
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PEEL  

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I'm looking for descendants of William Peel,Resident Councillor of Penang from 9 July 1925- 9 May 1926).He was born in Hexham, Northumberland on February 27, 1875.Son of Rev.William Edward Peel,Boston Spa,Yorkshire. He was educated at Silcoates School,and then at Queen�s College, Cambridge. He first joined the Colonial Service in 1897 as a Cadet. He was promoted to Acting District Officer of Nibong Tebal in 1898 and Bukit Mertajam in 1899 and Province Wellesley until 1901. His next appointment as Acting Second Colonial Secretary took him to Singapore in 1902 until his return to Penang in 1905 to serve as Acting Second Magistrate and Coroner. After serving as Acting Auditor in 1908 in Penang, he continued his service at various capacities in the Federated Malay States such as Acting Secretary to the Resident of Selangor in 1909 and Acting District Officer Lower Perak in 1910 before returning to Penang as President of the Municipal Commissioners Penang in 1911.He became Acting Resident Councillor of Penang from (26 Feb. - 5 Oct.1917).Later he became president of the municipal commissioners of Singapore in 1918.In 1919 he was appointed as joint passage controller of labour for the Federated Malay States and Straits Settlements in 1920; and chairman of European Unemployment Committee in 1921.In 1922 he became British Adviser for Government of Kedah.He became Acting Resident Councillor of Penang from (10 May - 9 July 1925).In 1927,he acted as officer administering the government and High Commissioner for the Malay States,having been promoted to be Chief Secretary to Government in 1926.He was appointed Governor of Hong Kong in 1930.He retired in 1935.He married Violet Mary Drake,daughter of the late W.D.Laing by whom he had two sons.He died in 1945.His issue- i)Sir William John Peel(1912-2004)married to Rosemary Mia Minka.Their issue - ai)Joanna E. Peel married Michael J.S. Kelton.Their issue:- bi)Jeremy S. Kelton(1960-?)married Katharina V Liechtenstein.His issue:- ci)Maximilian Anthony Kelton born in 1994. bii)Andrew J Kelton born in 1961. biii)Simon Anthony St.G. Kelton born in 1966. aii)Rosemary Alethea L. Peel married Stanley Jepson.Their issue:- bi)Charles O.C. Jepson born in 1963. bii)Oliver C C Jepson(1963-?)married Patricia M Ashe. aiii)Lydia Mia Minka Peel(1946-?)married to ? Thompson. aiv)Quentin William Peel born in 1948. ii)Richard Laing Peel married to Alison Macdonald.Their issue - ai)Vivien Rosemarie Peel(1944-?)married Richard I. Cooper-Driver.Their issue:- bi)Robin Ingle Cooper-Driver born in 1979. aii) William Peel.
   

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