Dwelling: 10 Clifton Ter
Census Place: Camberwell, Surrey, England
Full Name Married or Unmarried, Age Sex Birthplace Relation to Head of Household, Occupation
Henry HARRIDANCE U 25 M Maldon, Essex, England
Rel: Head of Household
Occ: Clerk India Office (C S)
Henry HARRIDANCE M 54 M Maldon, Essex, England
Rosalie C. HARRIDANCE M 55 F Yarcombe, Devon, England
Frank HARRIDANCE U 21 M Maldon, Essex, England
Occ: Collector (Clerk)
Samuel G. L. GILES U 17 M (Bri Sub), India
Occ:Apprentice Wall Decorator (Ppr Hngr)
George KARAIRA U 18 M Greece
Tom MICHEL U 17 M London, London, Middlesex, England
Occ:Clerk West India Mcht
Source:FHL Film 1341157 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0674 Folio 59 Page 47
INDIA OFFICE HISTORY from
The Secretary of State for War had been awarded formal responsibility for colonial matters in 1801, and it was only in 1854 that a new Principal Secretary of State was created and a separate Colonial Office emerged. Responsibility for Indian affairs passed from the East India Company and the Indian Board of Control to the new India Office in 1858. By the late 1860s the staff of the Foreign Office had grown to about sixty and there were five embassies and nineteen legations overseas.
1839 - Foreign Office and Colonial Office buildings condemned as unfit and unsafe by Report from Select Committee on Public Offices.
1854 - Colonial Office separately constituted, when all remaining military business hived off.
1856 - Introduction of a qualifying examination for FO and Diplomatic Service. Announcement of Open Competition for new offices on site between Parliament Street and St James's Park.
1858 - George Gilbert Scott appointed architect of new Foreign Office but Lord Palmerston objects to his Gothic design and an Italian Palladian style prevails. India Office created and occupies old East India House in Leadenhall Street in the City, and building in Victoria Street which later became the Westminster Palace Hotel.
1867 - New India Office completed.
1868 - Foreign Office moves in to new building.
1875 - New Colonial and Home Offices completed and open for business.
1880 - Sir Joseph Crowe, the First Commercial attaché, was assigned to the Paris Embassy.
1902 - India Office Courtyard
the scene of Coronation celebrations for King Edward VII, and
renamed Durbar Court.
The India Office Records
are the documentary archives of the administration in London of the pre-1947 government of India. They comprise the archives of the East India Company (1600-1858), of the Board of Control or Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India (1784-1858), of the India Office (1858-1947), of the Burma Office (1937-1948), and of a number of related British agencies overseas.