The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Gamble, James Sykes

Gamble, James Sykes, C.I.E. (1899), F.R.S., F.L.S., Indian Forest Service (retired); b. 1847; s. of Harpur Gamble, M.D.; educ: at Royal Naval School, New Cross; Magdalen College, Oxford; and at Nancy, France; m. Girtrude, d. of late Rev. A. S. Slater, Norfolk, 1911; entered Indian Forest Department, 1871; rose to be Conservator of Forests, N.W.P.; Director of Imperial Forest Schools, Dehra Dun, 1890-1899; Publications: A Manual of Indian Timbers; The Bamboos of British India, 1885; Address: Highfield, East Lyss, Hants. Club: Athenæum.