Sir Charles Peter LAYARD K C M G 
- Born: 9 Dec 1806, Colombo Ceylon.
- Marriage (1): Louisa Anne EDWARDS  on 29 May 1834 in Weston Super Mare SOM
- Died: 17 Jul 1893, 54 Elm Park Rd ChelseaLondon aged 86
Charles Peter Layard
Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, June 29, 1829. [S. of Charles Edward (1786-1852), of Ceylon], and Barbara, dau. of Heer Gualterus Mooyart. B. 1806, in Ceylon.] Name off, 1829. In the Ceylon Civil Service; Extra-Assistant in Colonial Secretary's Office, Ceylon, 1830. District Judge of Galle, 1839-40 and 1850-1; of Trincomalee, 1840-50. Government Agent, Western Province, 1851-79. Member of the Legislative Council. Acting Colonial Secretary, 1877. Commissioner for Ceylon at Paris Exhibition, 1878. C.M.G., 1871. K.C.M.G., 1876. Married, May 29, 1834, Louisa Anne, dau. of Lieut.-Col. Clement Edwards. Died July 17, 1893, at 54, Elm Park Road, Chelsea. Buried at Withleigh, near Tiverton, Devon. Bequeathed his collection of mineral fossils and shells to the Imperial Institute. Father of the next. (Boase, VI. 21; Scott, MSS.)
Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900.
Charles & Louisa had nine children
Layard Sir Charles Peter of 54 Elm Park Road Chelsea Middlesex KCMG died 17 July 1893 Probate London 12 September 1893 to Mary Charlotte Layard spinster and Robert William Layard Dunlop solicitor. Effects L14114 14 8d Re-sworn February 1895 L14006 4s 8d
Ref: National Probate calendar.
Alternative date of birth 12 Sep 1806
Images Courtesy of J L Herasimenko - 2018
1. Charles Peter Layard: Wll, 1893.
Charles married Louisa Anne EDWARDS  [MRIN: 3597], daughter of Lt. Col. Clement Martin EDWARDS  and Louisa Frances LAYARD , on 29 May 1834 in Weston Super Mare SOM. (Louisa Anne EDWARDS  was born in 1809 and died on 31 Jul 1886 in Tiverton DEV.)