Humphrey George Hardtman Berkeley 70
- Born: 1861, St. Kitts, West Indies
1881 - Law student
ADMINISTRATION OF FIJI
MR. BERKELEY'S CHARGES.
LONDON, 2nd February.
Serious allegations respecting the administration of Fiji have been ma de by Mr. Humphrey Berkely, 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 persua de 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)
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1881 in 14 Oxford Terrace, Paddington, London.