Jehangir Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney

Sir Jehangir Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney, 1st Baronet, KCIE (8 June 1853 – 26 July 1934) was a prominent member of the Bombay Parsi community. He was the nephew and heir to the childless Sir Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney (1812-1878). He married Dhunbai (b.1860 - d.1940), daughter of Ardeshir Hormusjee Wadia of the Wadia family, another wealthy Bombay-based Parsi family.

Jehangir Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney was knighted in 1895 and created baronet in 1908. He was succeeded by Sir Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney, 2nd Bt. (1879 - 1962), who however dropped the 'Readymoney' sobriquet.

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  • Jehangir Cowasji Jehangir (1890). Life of Sir Cowasjee Jehanghier Readymoney, Kt., C.S.I., &c., &c. London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company.

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Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
New creation
Baronet
(of Bombay)
1895–1934
Succeeded by
Cowasji Jehangir