HARTSHORNE, Bertram Fulke

HARTSHORNE, Bertram Fulke. Cogenhoe, Northamptonshire 1844 — Brentford, Middlesex ?.3.1922. British Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son of Charles Henry H. and Frances Margaretta Kerrich. Educated at Charterhouse School, graduated from Pembroke College, Oxford. Arrived in Ceylon in 1869. Returned 1874 and settled in Oxford. Apparently became a lawyer. Married 1875 Frederika Amelia Byng (1844–1934), five children.

Publications: “On Oath and Ordeal”, JRAS-CB 5:16, 1873, 1-12; “A Chapter of Buddhist Folk-lore”, The Fortnightly Review 38, 1878, 214-230.

Writings not related with South Asia.

Sources: www.pamelahartshorne.com/2015/01/editing-grandfathers-snakebite/ with photo and samples of his preserved letters; www.scottishsporthistory.com; parents and wife in myheritage and ancestry.ca.

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