TUFNELL, R. H. Campbell

TUFNELL, Robert Hutchinson Campbell (Tuffnell). 1852 — 1908. British Colonial Officer in South India. Son of Thomas Robert T., a businessman, and Frances Howard Hutchinson. Captain (1888), served mainly in South India. Participated in Afghan wars. Retired as Major. Married 1878 Mary Anne Luard Smith, two sons.

Publications: “On a Collection of South Indian Coins”, JASB 55, 1886, 157-160; “Hints to Coin-Collectors in Southern India, Part I”, MJLS 29, 1886-87, 32-55 & 30, 1887-88, 160-196 (also sep. as a book): “Oriental coins. with special reference to those of Southern India”, American Journal of Numismatics 22, 1888, 56-60 & 23, 1889, 73-77.

– Catalogue of Mysore Coins in the Collection of the Government Museum, Bangalore. 64 p. Madras 1889; edited MJLS 29-31.

Sources: *Monthly Numismatic Circular 1909; scanty stray notes in Internet.

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