Papers of J. R. Granville Bantock

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 287, t. 7
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      3 boxes, 1 volume

Scope and Content

Letters home, diaries, reports, photographs and press cuttings relating to servicein the Ceylon Police Force, 1920-1939.

Administrative / Biographical History

J.R. Granville Bantock (fl 1920-1939) served as Assistant Superintendent ofPolice, Ceylon, 1921-1928 and Superintendent, Crime Branch, Colombo, Ceylon,1931-1936.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 660 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Related Material

A large collection of Ceylon maps, originally deposited with the Oxford ColonialRecords Project on 18th July 1967, are held at the Centre for South AsianStudies, Cambridge. Diaries and files concerning service inCeylon are held at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London.