The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Collins, Sir Arthur John Hammond
Collins, Sir Arthur John Hammond; Kt. 1885; b. 1837; s. of late John Collins of Parkstone, Dorset; m, 1863, Isabella, o.d. of Rev. Richard Wilson, D.D., of Chelsea called to Bar, Gray’s Inn, 1860; Q.C. and Bencher, 1877; Treasurer, 1883 and 1905; also barrister Middle Temple; Recorder of Poole 1873-79; of Exeter, 1879-85; Chief Royal Commissioner to inquire into corrupt practices at for the City of Chester, 1880; Chief Justice of Madras, 1885-99; Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras, 1889-99; Member of the Council of Legal Education, 1904. Address: 18 Ashburn Place, S.W; Conservative Club.