BANTOCK, J R Granville (fl 1921-1936)

Scope and Content

Papers of J R Granville Bantock on his career with the Ceylon Police Force, 1921-1936; including personal correspondence, 1922-1938; papers on visit of the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor], 1922; papers on visit of the Crown Prince and Princess of Sweden, Dec 1922; papers on the role of the police during elections, 1931-1932; report by H L Dowbiggin, Inspector-General of Police, on disturbance at Eraviur, Eastern Province, 1933; report by Bantock on strike at spinning and weaving mills, Wellawatte, 1937; notes on poison gasses; copies of lectures on criminal law; Weekly Reports, 1921-1936, comprising record of inspections, parades, rounds and visits to crime scenes [very brief accounts of day-to day work].

Administrative / Biographical History

J R Granville Bantock: Assistant Superintendent of Police, Ceylon, 1931-1928; Superintendent, Crime Branch, Colombo, Ceylon, 1931-1936.



Access Information

Open although advance notice should be given.

Acquisition Information

Souce of acquisition by ICS is unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued to item level (see link to repository catalogue).

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual conditions

Related Material

The ICS has several other collections relating to administration in Ceylon, including Edward Trevor Dyson (ICS 16), John Ferguson (ICS 86), M W Roberts (ICS 65), T W Roberts (ICS 66), Guy Mainwaring (ICS 51), R M G Moneypenny (ICS 90) and M E Westrop (ICS 104).

Corporate Names