Maberly, William Leader
b. 1798-05-07
d. 1885-02-06
William Leader Maberly, auditor, was born on 7 May 1798. He entered the army as lieutenant on 23 March 1815, rising to captain, major, and lieutenant colonel before his retirement from the army on 1 July 1881. Maberly was also an MP, representing Westbury in 1819-20, Northampton from 1820 to 1830, Shaftesbury in 1831-32, and Chatham from 1832 to 1834. He served as surveyor-general of the ordnance from 1831 to 1832, clerk of the ordnance in 1833-34, and commissioner of customs from 1834 to 1836, before entering the post office, where he worked as a joint secretary from 1836 to 1846 and as a permanent secretary from 1846 to 1854. Maberly then transferred to the Board of Audit, remaining there from 1854 to 1866. He died at his home, 23 Gloucester London, on 6 February 1885.1
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