Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameSir Hugh Shakespear BARNES KCSI KCVO
Birth1853
Death1940
Other spousesWinifred STRACHEY
SpouseEdith Helen BARNES
Children
Birth1904
Death1960
Notes for Sir Hugh Shakespear BARNES KCSI KCVO
Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes KCSI KCVO (1853–1940) was an administrator in British India. He served as Chief Commissioner of Baluchistan several times during the 19th Century.[1]
Educated at Malvern College, Sir Hugh Barnes joined the Indian Civil Service in 1874. He was appointed Chief Commissioner of Baluchistan in 1891 (twice), and served further terms in 1896–1899 and 1899–1900. In 1899, he was appointed Foreign Secretary to the Government of India and served as Lieutenant-Governor of Burma in 1903. In 1905, he became a Member of the Council of India.[2]

His brother, Herbert Curie Barnes, served as Private Secretary to the Chief Commissioner of Burma.

He was awarded KCSI (Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India) in 1924.
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