Robert Needham Cust: Case Judgements

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

MS.Add.6198: Judgements in civil cases, Lahore Commissionership, 1858.

MS.Add.6199: Judgements in civil cases, Lahore and Amritsar Commissionerships, 1858-1860.

MS.Add.6200: Judgements in criminal cases, Lahore and Amritsar Commissionerships, 1858-1860.

MS.Add.6201: Judgements in revenue cases, Lahore and Amritsar Commissionerships, 1858-1860.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Needham Cust (1821-1909), orientalist, was educated at Eton College, before joining the Indian Civil Service, and administering the Hoshiarpur and Ambala districts. He was called to the bar in 1857. In 1861 he became judicial commissioner of Amritsar, and in 1864 he joined the legislative council. He retired from the I.C.S. in 1867. Cust studied oriental languages, and published works on oriental philology and religion. He was secretary of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1878-1899.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Wherry, 1919.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.