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J.R. Granville Bantock (fl 1920-1939) served as Assistant Superintendent of Police, Ceylon, 1921-1928 and Superintendent, Crime Branch, Colombo, Ceylon, 1931-1936.
Letters home, diaries, reports, photographs and press cuttings relating to service in the Ceylon Police Force, 1920-1939.
The papers were donated to the library by Mrs. Marjorie Bantock through the Oxford Colonial Archive Project in April 1985.Access Conditions
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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
Listed as no. 660 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).Related Units of Description
A large collection of Ceylon maps, originally deposited with the Oxford Colonial Records Project on 18th July 1967, are held at the Centre for South Asian Studies, Cambridge. Diaries and files concerning service in Ceylon are held at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London.
Bantock | J.R. Granville | fl 1920-1939 | colonial police officer
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