The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Robertson, Sir George Scott

Robertson, Sir George Scott, C.S.I. (1892); K.C.S.I. (1895); b. 1852; s. of Thomas J. Robertson; educ: at Westminster Hospital; entered the Indian Medical Service, 1878; served in Afghan Campaign, 1879-80; employed under the Indian Foreign Office from June 1888; British Agent at Gilgit; travelled in Kafiristan, 1890-91; Chief Political Officer, Hunza-Nagar Expedition, 1891-92; Political Mission to Chitral, 1893; Administrator of Chitral, 1895; Unsuccessfully contested Stirlingshire, 1900; M.P. for Beresford, 1906; married twice. Publication: The Kafirs of the Hindukush; Chitral, the story of a Minor Siege; etc. Address: 11, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. S.W. Club: National Liberal.