HALLETT, Holt Samuel. 18?? — 11.11.1915. British Railway Engineer in India. “Son of T. P. L. Hallett, LL.D., of Dorset, educated at Kensington School and Charterhouse, qualified for Engineer on L. and N.W. Railway, employed in construction work 1860-68. Entered Indian P.W.D., 1868, and served in Burma, retired in 1880. Proposed connection of Indian, Burmese and Chinese railways, and surveyed the country, 1881-85. In 1885 also visited Thailand.
Publications: A Thousand Miles on Elephant. 558 p. Edinburgh 1890; Development of Our Eastern Markets. 1???; Indian Taxation, Ancient and Modern. 1???; India and her Neighbours. 1???; Indian Factory Legislation. 1891; Extension of Railways. 1???, etc.
Sources: Who Was Who 1897-1915; Buckland, Dictionary.
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