Papers of J. T. Fleming

Scope and Content

Correspondence, press cuttings, etc. as Administrative Officer, Provincial Native Courts Adviser, Head of Uganda Law School, and Senior Courts Adviser in Entebbe.

Administrative / Biographical History

J. T. Fleming, MBE (1965), was born in 1924. He was educated at King Edward VI School, Stratford-on-Avon; Keble College, Oxford; and Gray's Inn (where he trained as a barrister-at-law). Between 1943 and 1947 he was on military service with the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment).

Fleming entered the Colonial Administrative Service in Uganda in 1951. He was appointed as Head of the Uganda Law School in 1961 and became Senior Courts Adviser for the Uganda Government Service in 1962 (-1965).

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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to A Biographical Dictionary of the British Colonial Service 1939-1966 by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene (1991).

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Listed as no. 1142 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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