Edward Gibson, 1st Baron Ashbourne

Edward Gibson, 1st Baron Ashbourne, PC KC (4 September 1837 – 22 May 1913), was an Anglo-Irish lawyer and Lord Chancellor of Ireland.


The Lord Ashbourne

Lord Ashbourne, by Dickinson.
Lord Chancellor of Ireland
In office
1885–1886
MonarchVictoria
Preceded byJohn Naish
Succeeded byJohn Naish
In office
1886–1892
MonarchVictoria
Preceded byJohn Naish
Succeeded bySamuel Walker
In office
1895–1905
MonarchVictoria
Edward VII
Preceded bySamuel Walker
Succeeded bySamuel Walker
Attorney-General for Ireland
In office
1877–1880
MonarchVictoria
Preceded byGeorge Augustus Chichester May
Succeeded byHugh Law
Member of Parliament for Dublin University
alongside David Robert Plunket
In office
1875–1885
Preceded byJohn Thomas Bell
Succeeded byHugh Holmes
Personal details
Born4 September 1837
Died22 May 1913
Alma materTrinity College, Dublin