The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Primrose, Sir Henry William
Primrose, Sir Henry William, C.S.I. (1885), C.B. (1895), K.C.B. (1889), I.S.O. (1904); s. of B.S. Primrose; b. 1846; educ: at Glenalmond and Balliol College, Oxford; joined service in the Treasury, 1869; Private Secretary to Viceroy of India, late Lord Ripon, 1880-84; Private Secretary to late Mr. Gladstone, 1866; Chairman, Board of Customs, 1895-99; Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue, 1899-07; Chairman, Pacific Cable Board, 1908; Delegate, Sugar Bounty Conference, Brussels, 1901. Address: 44, Ennismore Gardens, S.W. Club: Brooks.