The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Forbes, Arthur
Forbes, Arthur, C.S.I. (1895), I.C.S. (Retd.); b. 1843; s. of Rev. E. Forbes, D.D.; educ; at Sedburgh and St. Johns College, Cambridge; steered the Cambridge against Oxford, 1866 and 1867; joined I.C.S. in Bengal, 1867; Deputy Commissioner, Assam, 1875; Commissioner of Excise, Bengal, 1890: Officiating Commissioner of Decca, 1891; of Patna, 1892-6; of Chota Nagpur, 1896 1902: retired, 1902. Address: Yaldhurst, Lymington, Hants.