Charles Stewart-Wilson

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Sir Charles Stewart-Wilson KCIE (1864-20 July 1950)[1] was Barrister and an official in the Indian Civil Service who rose to become the Indian Director-General of Posts and Telegraphs.[2]

He was a prominet philatelist and one of the instigators, and the first President, of the Philatelic Society of India.[3] He edited the Philatelic Journal of India from 1898 to 1905[1] and he signed the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists in 1921. Stewart-Wilson was also a Council Member of the Royal Philatelic Society London from 1915 to 1939.[1]

Publications[edit]

  • British Indian Adhesive Stamps Surcharged for Native States. Part I. Calcutta: Philatelic Society of India, 1897.
  • British Indian Adhesive Stamps Surcharged for Native States. Part II. Calcutta: Philatelic Society of India, 1899.
  • British Indian Adhesive Stamps surcharged for Native States. Calcutta: Philatelic Society of India, 1904. (Revised edition) (With B.G. Jones)
  • The Postage and Telegraph Stamps of British India. London: Stanley Gibbons for the Philatelic Society of India, 1907. (With C.S.F. Crofton and Leslie L. R. Hausburg.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Who Was Who in British Philately Association of British Philatelic Societies 2010. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  2. ^ "STEWART-WILSON, Sir Charles" in Who Was Who. A & C Black, 1920–2008, online edition, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  3. ^ "The Philatelic Society of India" in The London Philatelist, Vol. VI, June 1897, No. 66, p. 174.