The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Higgs, Charles James

Higgs, Charles James, Partner, Messrs, Higginbotham & Co., Madras; b. Stroud, Gloucestershire, 1863; apprenticed to Printing and Journalism, 1883; proceeded to Ceylon as Chief Reporter; Manager, “Ceylon Observer” Colombo; Sub-Editor, “Ceylon Independent”, 1886; came over to India and joined Messrs Addison & Co., as partner, 1891; joined Messrs Higginbotham, 1899; elected to the Committee of the Madras Trades Association, 1900; elected a Member of the Madras Corporation, 1904; Sheriff of Madras, 1905. Address: Harrington Road, Chetput, Madras.