The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Baines, Sir Jervoise Athelstane
Baines, Sir Jervoise Athelstane, Kt.; 1905: C.S.I., 1894; Indian Civil Service, retired; late Alderman, L.C.C.; President (Gold Medalist). Royal Statistical Soc. 1009-10; born, Bluntisham. Hunt., 1847; son of Rev. Edward Baines Educ.: Rugby and Trin. Coll. Cantab; Joined I.C.S. in Bombay, 1870-69; Census Commissioner for India, 1889-93; employed at India Office and as Secretary to Royal Commission on Opium, 1894-95; retired, 1895. Decorated for Census Administration. Publications: Official Reports on Provincial Administration on Indian Census Operations, 1881-91; Indian Progress (Parliamentary), 1894; many papers, ethnographic and statistial, for London Societies. Address: Home Close, Kidington, Oxon. Clubs: Reform, United Empire, and Liberal Union.