ROSE, Horace Arthur. East Grinstead, Sussex 25.11.1867 — Saint Brélade, Jersey 18.9.1933. British Civil Servant in India. Son of a merchant. Educated at St.Paul’s School, studies at Cambridge (Emmanuel College). In 1888-1917 in I.C.S. In 1901 Census Superintendent for Pañjāb, in 1901-06 Superintendent of Ethnography for Pañjāb, in 1906-17 District and Session Judge in the Pañjāb, then retired. In retirement lived in Jersey, Channel Islands. Married, three daughters.

Publications: The Panjāb Census. 140+387 p. Census of India 5ab. Simla 1902.

Gazetteer of the Chamba State, 1904. 9+295, 12+72 p. Punjab States Gazetteers 22A. 1904.

Customs in the Trans-Border Territories of the North-West Frontier Province. Calcutta 1905.

With M. M. Shafi, A compendium of the Punjab Customary Law. 1-2. Lahore 1907.

Edited, partly from material by D. Ibbetson and E. D. MacLagan: A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Province. 1-3. 923+573+536 p. S.l. 1909-18.

“Hindu Pregnancy Observances in the Punjab”, JRAnthrInst 35, 1905, 271-278 & “Muhammadan Pregnancy Observances in the Punjab”, Ibid. 279-282; “Hindu Betrothal Observances in the Punjab”, JRAnthrInst 38, 1908, 409-418; “On Caste in India”, Man 8, 1908, 98-103; “Fictitious Kinship in the Punjab”, Man 10, 1910, 17-21; “Muhammadan Betrothal Observances in the Punjab”, Man 17, 1917, 58-62, 91-97; small notes in Man, articles on Pañjāb folklore in IA. 35-39, 1906-10.

Sources: Who Was Who 1929-1940; Wikipedia.