Engleheart, Sir John Gardner Dillman
b. 1823-02-02
d. 1923-02-10
Engleheart was the private secretary to Newcastle;1 he recorded and intermediated correspondence between Newcastle and Douglas.
Engleheart published a journal he kept when he accompanied Newcastle and The Prince of Wales on a North American visit, in 1860, reaching as far west as Lake Superior.2 Prior to this role, Engleheart was a barrister at The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn beginning in 1849.3 Following his work for Newcastle, Engleheart served as the comptroller for Prince Christian of Denmark and Princess Helena from 1866-69 and then served as a Clerk of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster. While in this role, he was knighted (K.C.B.) in 1897, before entering the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster in 1901.4 Having made his various careers his life, Engleheart continued his last vocation until he was 89.
Mentions of this person in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. Engleheart, Sir John Gardner Dillman. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/engleheart.html.

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