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Henry Napier Bruce Erskine


Civil servant in India. Arrived in Bombay in 1853; sub-collector, Ahmadnagar and Shollapoor, 1868; collector and magistrate, Nasik, 1869; commissioner, northern division of Bombay, 1877–9; Sind, 1879–87. Son of Maitland and William Erskine.


ODNB s.v. Erskine, William (1773–1852), India list

Modern English biography.


India list: The East-India register and directory. 1803–44. The East-India register and army list. 1845–60. The Indian Army and civil service list. 1861–76. The India list, civil and military. 1877–95. The India list and India Office list. 1896–1917. London: Wm. H. Allen [and others].

Modern English biography: Modern English biography, containing many thousand concise memoirs of persons who have died since the year 1850. By Frederick Boase. 3 vols. and supplement (3 vols.). Truro, Cornwall: the author. 1892–1921.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.