Roger Lumley, 11th Earl of Scarbrough

The Earl of Scarbrough

The 11th Earl of Scarbrough.jpg
The Earl of Scarbrough painted by Herbert James Gunn in 1952.
Governor of Bombay
In office
18 September 1937 – 24 March 1943[1]
Preceded byRobert Duncan Bell
Succeeded byJohn Colville
Under-Secretary of State for India and Burma
In office
Preceded byThe Earl of Listowel
Succeeded byArthur Henderson
Member of Parliament
for York
In office
27 October 1931 – 6 May 1937
Preceded byFrederick George Burgess
Succeeded byCharles Wood
Member of Parliament
for Hull East
In office
15 November 1922 – 30 May 1929
Preceded byGeorge Murchison
Succeeded byGeorge Muff
Personal details
Born27 July 1896
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Died29 June 1969 (aged 72)
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Political partyConservative
Military career
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branchFlag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service1916-1946
Unit11th Hussars
Yorkshire Dragoons
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Battles/warsFirst World War
Second World War

Lawrence Roger Lumley, 11th Earl of Scarbrough, KG, GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, TD, PC, DL (27 July 1896 – 29 June 1969) was a British Conservative statesman and British Army general.


Lumley was the son of Brigadier General Osbert Lumley, youngest child and son of the 9th Earl. He attended Eton College and Magdalen College, Oxford.