FORBES, Lestock Reid. Scotland 25.11.1835 — Brentford, Middlesex 5.12.1909. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of John Alexander Sutherland Forbes and Harriet Georgiana Prother. In 1871 he was Extra Assistant Commissioner in Palámau (Jharkand). In 1882-84 and 1887 District Magistrate in Rangamati (now in eastern Bangladesh). Married with Sarah Charlotte Johnstone, four daughters and two sons.
Publications: “Letter regarding the Mughul Invasions of Palámau”, JASB 40:1, 1871, 129-1??.
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