Dictionary of Indian Biography/Buckland, Charles Edward


I.C.S.: son of Charles Thomas Buckland, I.C.S.: born Sep. 19, 1847: educated at Laleham, Eton, and Balliol College, Oxford: joined the Civil Service in Bengal, 1870: Private Secretary to Sir Richard Temple, when Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal, 1874–7, and Governor of Bombay, 1877–8: Revenue, and Chief Secretary to Government of Bengal, and Member of the Bengal Legislative Council: Senior Member of the Board of Revenue: retired in 1904: C.I.E., 1895: author of Bengal under the Lieutenant Governors: editor of The Dictionary of Indian Biography.