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Campbell Munro (later Sir Campbell Munro) was born in Madras on 7 September 1823, the younger son of Sir Thomas Munro, 1st Baronet., KCB., Major-General in the Army and Governor of Madras, who was created a Baronet in 1825, and died in 1827.
Educated at Rugby and Trinity College Cambridge, after university he accepted a commission in the Grenadier Guards, from which regiment he retired with the rank of Captain. In later life he was a Justice of the Peace for Dorset and both a Justice of the Peace and a Deputy Lieutenant for Forfarshire. His addresses were Lindertis, Kirriemuir [Scotland] and Fairfield, Lyme Regis [Dorset].
On 4 April 1853 he married Henrietta Maria Drummond, daughter of John Drummond and Georgina Augusta Harvey. He appears on the 1861 census at an address in Worthing [Sussex], at which time he gave his profession as “Retired Officer (Army)”. He died on 13 June 1913 at the age of 89.
In 1901 Campbell Munro succeeded his brother as 3rd Baronet Munro of Lindertis, Co. Forfar. His son, Sir Hugh Thomas Munro, succeeded as 4th Baronet.
Sources: Wolford’s County Families of the United Kingdom (1909) and Ernest Gaskill’s Forfarshire and Fifeshire Leaders (1911).
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