In 1801 Charles was fourth wrangler and senior Chancellor’s medallist. Robert was third wrangler and second Chancellor’s medallist. (The
The latter constituency he represented for four years.
In 1830 and 1831, he was returned for Norwich, and in 1832 for Finsbury.
He advocated for the removal of the disabilities of the Jews, and twice carried bills on the subject through the House of Commons. They were, however, rejected in the Upper House, which did not yield on the question until 1858, twenty years after Grant’s death.
In 1832 he became Judge Advocate General, and in 1834 was appointed Governor of Bombay and GCH. He died in India in 1838. The Oldest Medical College in Mumbai, India, Grant Medical College, is named after Sir Robert Grant.
Grant Road and Grant Road Station in Mumbai (Bombay) are named after Governor Grant.
Colonel Robert Grant, R.E., Deputy Adjutant General;
Sibylla Sophia, married to Granville Ryder, Esq. And
Constance Charemile, who died in childhood. Ten years after his death, Margaret married Josceline Percy, second son of the Earl of Beverley, with issue one son, George Algernon, born in 1849, who later became Captain and Lieutenant
Colonel of the Grenadier Guards.
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He was elected Member of Parliament for the Elgin Burghs in 1818, and for the Inverness Burghs in 1826.
Sir Charles Grant, Kansas City.S.I, formerly a Member of Council in India.