The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Coomes, William Heron
, William Heron; F.R.G.S. F.R.A.S., Assoc. Inst. C.E.; Protector of Immigrants, Trinidad and Tobago, since 1896; b. 1851; m. 1875; Marion, d. of W. Letheby Inch, Paymaster-in-Chief, R.N.; Educ.: Christ College, Finchley; entered R.N. 1866; Assist. Supt. Marine Surveys; Government, of India, being employed principally on harbours, Madras, Colombo, Goa, etc.; 1876-84, Interpreter in Hindi, Urdu, and Persian; retired as Commander, 1894; member of Legislative Council and J.P. for the colony of Trinidad and Tobago. Recreations: shooting, fishing, whist, bridge, photography. Address: Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies.