COX, Edmund Charles

COX, Edmund Charles. Exeter 27.2.1856 — Chiswick, London 11.3.1935. Sir, 15th Baronet. British Police Officer in India. Son of —> George William Cox (1827–1902), the 14th Baronet and a historian, and Emily Maria Stirling. “Educated at Marlborough and Trinity College, Cambridge. Appointed Assistant Inspector-General of Police in Bombay, 1877.” He was in Poona, when he succeeded his father as Bart. in 1902, but his right to the dignity was disallowed in 1911 (it was his father’s right to inherit it which was denied).

Publications: Short History of the Bombay Presidency. 419 p. Bombay 1887; Tales of Ancient India. 88 p. Bombay 1887.

My Thirty Years in India. 336 p. L. 1909; Police and Crime in India. 328 p. L. 1911.

Collections of short stories: John Carruthers, Indian Policeman. 1905; The Achievements of John Carruthers. 1911; The Exploits of Kesho Naik, Dacoit. 301 p. 1912.

Sources: Buckland, Dictionary; Alumni Cantabrigenses; D.N.B. 2nd Suppl. on his father.

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