FORREST, Robert Edward

FORREST, Robert Edward. 1835 — 1914. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Captain George F. of Indian army and Ann Edwards, brother of —> G.W.F. Served 22 years in the Irrigation Branch of the Indian Public Works Department. Married with Mary Wild, one daughter.

Publications: “On Rock Inscriptions near Khalsi”, ProcASB 1865, 199-2??.

Wrote several novels, e.g. Eight Days. A Tale of the Indian Mutiny. 1-2. 1891 and new editions.

Sources: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/59f1a850-77f0-476b-acc5-6226f6b0e071.

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