Henry Spencer Hardtman Berkeley 70
- Born: 1851, St. Kitts, West Indies
- Marriage: Unknown
- Died: 30 September 1918, Bures, Suffolk aged 67
Attorney-General Leeward Islands Fountains estate, St Kitts, encumbered 1885 - co-owned with GH Berkekley, J HH Berkeley. Own estate - Cedar Hill and Lower Freeman's estate encumbered in 1885.
ADMINISTRATION OF FIJI.
MR. BERKELEY'S CHARGES.
LONDON, 2nd February.
Serious allegations respecting the administration of Fiji have been ma de by Mr. Humphrey Berkeley, a brother of Sir Henry Spencer Berkeley, formerly Chief Justice of Fiji. Mr. Berkeley, accompanied by Mr. G. Fox, recently arrived in
London from Fiji on a mission of endeavor to obtain redress of the
social and political grievances of the Fijians, and to persuade Mr.
Chamberlain to appoint a royal commission to inquire into the system
known in Fiji as the Native Regulations. Mr. Berkeley alleges that the
Fijians are being subjected to official tyranny and crushing
taxation. He urges the Colonial Office to appoint a commission to
inquire into the administration of Fiji. (February 4, 1903).
Solicitor General of the Leeward Islands; Attorney General and Chief
Justice of Fiji 1885-1892; Attorney General Hong Kong 1902 - 1908. Created
a knight in 1896. Member of the West Sussex County Council from 1913. He
sold Cedar Hill. Had 3 daughters and 3 sons.