BINGLEY, Alfred Horsford. 1865 — 1944. Sir. British Colonial Officer. Son of Peregrine Taylor B., educayed at Kensington School and Sandhurst. Served in Indian from 1887. In 1901-11 served at Army Headquarters. Lieutenant General 1920, retired 1921. C.I.E. 1909. K.C.I.E. 1918.
Publications: with A. Nicholls: Brahmans. Caste handbooks for the Indian Army. Simla 1897.
– with F. Bremner: Types of the Indian Army Illustrating the Races Enlisted in the Bengal, Punjab, Madras & Bombay Armies. 1897.
– Sikhs, their origin, history, religion, customs, fairs and festivals. 1899, repr. 30+152 p. N.D. 1984.
– Rajputs. 204 p. Handbooks. Simla 1899.
– with A. B. Longden: Dogras. 5+103 p. Class handbooks for the Indian Army. Calcutta 1910.
Sources: http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/ark:/99166/w67f2kxc; Indian Biographical Dictionary 1915.