The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Barnes, Sir Hugh Shakespear
Barnes, Sir Hugh Shakespear K.C.S.I., K.C.V.O., I.O.S.; born, 1853; son of James Ralph Barnes, I.C.S.; educated at Malvern; joined the Civil Service at Allahabad, 1874: served in Bareilly and Moradabad; Private Secretary to the Financial Member of Council 1876; Assistant Secretary. Foreign Office, 1879: Political Officer, Kandahar, 1880: Political Agent, Quetta, 1883: Under Secretary, Foreign Department. 1889; Deputy Secretary, 1890; Revenue Commissioner, Quetta, 1891; Resident in Kashmir, 1894: A.G.G., and Chief Commissioner, Beluchistan, 1896: Foreign Secretary to Government of India, 1900-3: President of Central Committee for the Delhi Darbar, 1902-3: Lieutenant Governor of Burma 1903-5: Member of the Council of India, 1905: K.C.S.I., 1903; K.C.V.O. 1903. Recreation: shooting. Address: 8, Hyde Park Terrace, W. East India United Service Club.