Francis Dawes Melville

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Francis Dawes Melville was part of the Bombay Civil service, during British rule in the Indian Subcontinent.[1] He was the Commissioner in Sind from 1877 to 1879.[2]


  1. ^ Behram Sohrab H.J. Rustomji, Karachi 1839-1947 A Short History of the Foundation and Growth of Karachi, in Karachi During the British Era Two Histories of a Modern City, Oxford University Press, Karachi, 2007. Pg 104
  2. ^ Provinces of British India - Rulers
Government offices
Preceded by
William Merewether
Commissioner in Sind
Succeeded by
Henry Napier Bruce Erskine