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Adam, Colin Gurdon Forbeslocked

CSI 1924

Born 18 Dec. 1889; y s of Sir Frank Forbes Adam, 1st Bt; m 1920, Hon. Irene Constance Lawley, o c of 3rd Baron Wenlock; two s one d (and one s decd); died 12 Nov. 1982


Eton; King’s Coll., Cambridge (BA)


Entered Indian Civil Service, 1912; Asst Collector and Magistrate, Poona, 1913–15; Under-Sec. to Government of Bombay, 1919; Private Sec. to Governor of Bombay, 1920; Dep. Sec. to Govt, 1925; retired, 1927; District Comr for Special Area of Durham and Tyneside, 1934–39; Chairman, Yorkshire Conservative Newspaper Co., 1960–65. Served Indian Army Reserve of Officers, 1915–18; Indian Expeditionary Force, Mesopotamia and Palestine, 1916–18. DL Kingston upon Hull, 1958–66


Life of Lord Lloyd, 1948


The Grange, Elvington, York YO4 5AD

Elvington 493