FAWCETT, Charles Gordon Hill

FAWCETT, Charles Gordon Hill. Southsea 28.6.1869 — Exmouth, Devon 7.3.1952. Sir. British Historian of Colonial India. Son of Lieutenant-Colonel Rowland Hill F. Educated at Harrow, from 1888 studies at Pembroke College, Cambridge. In 1890 joined the I.C.S. in Bombay. In the end of his career served as a judge at High Court from 1920. Knighted 1927, retired 1929. Married

Publications: Articles in JBRAS, etc.

The first Century of British Justice in India. 20+269 p. Oxford 1934.

The English Factories in India. New Series 1-4. 28+389, 32+474, 43+436, 33+377 p. Oxford 1936-55 (the period 1670–1684).

Edited: Travels of Abbé Carré in India and the Near East 1672 to 1674. Translated from the French by Lady Fawcett. 1-3. 56+24+23+984 p. Hakluyt Soc. 2nd Series 95-97. L. 1947-48; Sir Evan Cotton’s East Indiamen: the East India Company’s Maritime Service. 218 p. L. 1949.

Sources: P. Cadell, JRAS 1952, 182; Alumni Cantabrigienses; briefly in Wikipedia (as Ch.F.).

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