The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Sherer, John Walter
Sherer, John Walter. C.S.I., (1866), I.C.S.; b. 1823; s. of J.W. Sherer; educ: at Rugby and Haileybury; entered the Bengal Civil Service; 1846; Magistrate of Fatehpur in the Mutiny of 1857; reached Cawnpore with Havelock and remained as Magistrate; managed the districts and provided supplies and information for the relief and the recapture of Lucknow; became Judge of Mirzapur; Fellow, Calcutta University; twice married; Publications: Daily Life during the Indian Mutiny. Address; 5, Russel Street, Bath.