WHITE, Herbert

WHITE, Herbert. 25.8.1857 — 19??. Civil Servant in Sri Lanka (from 1879). Acting District Judge of Ratnapura (1884). Also mentioned as Government Agent in Badulla and as the Acting Mayor and Chairman of the Municipal Council of Colombo (1900). Retired before 1919.

Publications: Articles on Sinhalese in The Orientalist 1, 1884 and 2, 1886.

– “Knox in Its Literary Aspect”, JRAS-CB 13, 1893, 23-35.

– Manual of the Province of Uva. 168 p. Colombo 1893.

“Legislation of Ceylon in the early portion of the Nineteenth Century”, JRAS-CB 14:47, 1896, 95-101; with H. A. Loos: A revised edition of the Legislative Enactments of Ceylon. 1-3. Colombo 1900.

– The Ceylon manual, for the use of officials: comprising historical, statistical, and other information concerning the island and its administration, for 1912-1913. Edited by E. B. F. Sueter. 40+582 p. Colombo 1913.

– “The Barnes Buddha”, CALR 4, 1918-19, 175f.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet.

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