BOMPAS, Cecil Henry

BOMPAS, Cecil Henry. London 31.5.1868 — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Henry Mason B. (barrister, d. 1909) and Rachel Henrietta Wise (d. 1923)- Educated at Westminster and Trinity College, Cambridge. Joined I.C.S. in 1887, arrived in India 1889. Served as Assistant Magistrate and Collector in Bengal, from 1896 joint Magistrate and deputy Collector, 1900 Magistrate and Collector, 1901 deputy Commissioner, 1916 Member of Bengal Legislative Council, 1920 chairman of Calcutta Improvement Trust, 1923 Commissioner of a division. Retired in December 1923. C.S.I. 1918.

Publications: Folklore of the Santal Parganas. 483 p. L. 1909.

Sources: The India Office List 1936 in Br. Biogr. Arch. 2nd ser.; Alumni Cantabrigienses.

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