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Everard Hambro

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Nationality  British
Parents  Carl Joachim Hambro
Occupation  Banker
Grandchildren  Jocelyn Hambro

Name  Everard Hambro
Grandparents  Joseph Hambro
Died  1925
Great-grandparents  Calmer Hambro
Everard Hambro
Alma mater  Trinity College, Cambridge
Spouse(s)  Gertrude Mary Stuart Ebba Harline d'Iberville Le Moyne Whyte
Relatives  Calmer Hambro (paternal great-grandfather) Joseph Hambro (paternal grandfather)
Children  Charles Eric Hambro, Olaf Hambro

Sir Everard Alexander Hambro KCVO (11 April 1842 – 26 February 1925) was a British banker and philanthropist.


Early life

Everard Hambro was born 11 April 1842 in Willesden, London. His father, Carl Joachim Hambro, was a Danish immigrant who founded the Hambros Bank in London in 1839. His paternal grandfather, Joseph Hambro, was a Danish banker and political advisor. His paternal great-grandfather, Calmer Hambro, was a Danish merchant and banker.

He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge.


Hambro started his career at the family business, Hambros Bank, in 1869.

He served on the Board of Directors of the Bank of England from 1879 to 1925. He helped save Barings Bank in 1891. He was a co-founder of the Central Bank of India in 1911.

Personal life

He was married twice. He married Gertrude Mary Stuart in 1866. They resided at Milton Abbey in Milton, Dorset. They had five children:

  • Sir Charles Eric Hambro.
  • Lt.-Col. Harold Everard Hambro.
  • Angus Valdemar Hambro.
  • Violet Mary Hambro.
  • Ronald Olaf Hambro.
  • Violet married Everard Martin Smith and her elder son was Eric Martin Smith, MP. Everard Hambro married Ebba Harline d'Iberville Le Moyne Whyte in 1911.


    He died on 26 February 1925.


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