William Lee-Warner

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Sir William Lee-Warner

Sir William Lee-Warner GCSI [1] (1846-1914) was an author and administrator in the Indian Civil Service. He was Chief Commissioner of Coorg in 1895. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge[2]

In 1909 he contributed a chapter on India and Afghanistan to The Cambridge Modern History and the Grolier Society Book of History.[3] In 1904, he authored a biography of 1st Marquess of Dalhousie.[4] In 1910 Macmillan published his Native States of India.[5]


  1. ^ THE "PECCAVI" STORY, The Observer; 2 September 1917;
  2. ^ "Warner, Sir William Lee". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/34472.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  3. ^ W.M. Flinders Petrie; Hans F. Helmolt; Stanley Lane-Poole; Robert Nisbet Bain; Hugo Winckler; Archibald H. Sayce; Alfred Russel Wallace; William Lee-Warner; Holland Thompson; W. Stewart Wallace (1915). The Book of History, a History of All Nations From the Earliest Times to the Present. Viscount Bryce (Introduction). The Grolier Society. 
  4. ^ Lee-Warner, Sir William (1904). The Life of the Marquess of Dalhousie. London. 
  5. ^ Lee-Warner, Sir William (1910). The Native States of India (2nd ed.). Macmillan.