The Sheriff of Calcutta

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Chapter-VIII

(Emblems & Flag)

The Emblem carried by the Sheriffs men at the criminal sessions of The high Court, Calcutta is a silver Mace, which represents the judge's Jurisdiction over acts committed on land. The practice of carrying this Silver Mace dates back from (1774) from the time of Sir Elija Impey (Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal). The original Mace used during the British Period Conspicuously displayed the British Crown at the head of the Mace. After independence, the crown of the Mace was replaced by Indian Lion & Ashoka Chakra, Court of Arms. Silver Sword of Justice also introduced during the same time. The Sword symbolizes punishment to the inflicted on the guilty. The Silver Ore was added in the list in the middle of the 19th century. Original Silver Ore's had the letters VR after Independence VR was removed. This Ore represents the Admiralty Jurisdiction of the Court. All this embalms displayed at the time of Sheriff s charge taking ceremony. Flag used in the Sheriffs Car consist a Beam of balance, Indian National emblem Lion & Ashoke Chaka, Mace & Ore. Photo of this emblems same as flag are displayed on the wall of the Sheriffs Chamber.


Chapter-IX

(The office of the Sheriff of Calcutta)

From 1774 to 1872 the Sheriff office was at Supreme Court Building. After The completion of the Calcutta High Court building in May 1 872. the Sheriff office was shifted to the Calcutta High Court building South East Corner of the Ground Floor.  In the year 1911-1912 the Sheriff office shifted to the north east corner of the ground floor of the High Court Building. The office consists Sheriffs Chamber, Deputy Sheriffs room, sale room, Chief Officer's room, Record room, Assistant's room, two prisoners room, one for male and another for female prisoners. A Spiral staircase leads from the prisoner's room to the accuser's dock in the criminal sessions court room in the first floor through which the prisoners are brought up to the dock are still present (but closed) which is still caring the past history. Sheriff establishment was an independent office an sheriff used to appoint the Deputy Sheriff, and the Assistance in the Sheriff Office at is disposal before Calcutta Sheriff’s Act 1948. Function and working of the sheriff office are as follows:

[As per rules of The High Court at Calcutta, Original Side, 1914 Ch XXV

1. Office hours.—The office hours in the Sheriff's office shall be the same as those prescribed for the office hours of the Original Side.

2. Noting of date on writ or process and endorsements thereon.—The Sheriff shall note on every writ or process the date on which it was delivered to him and shall endorse thereon the day and the manner in which it was executed or the reason why it was not executed and shall return the writ or process with such endorsement to the office of the Registrar. Where the writ or process is returned after the expiry of the returnable date thereof, the Sheriff shall also by such endorsement submit his explanation for the delay. Where the Registrar, on consideration of the explanation, is satisfied that the delay in the return could be avoided by the Sheriff with due diligence, he shall with his note submit the matter to the Judge for orders.

3.  No process to be executed during the Durga Pooja.—No process of the Court in any civil suit or matter whatsoever shall be executed against the person of any Hindu during the four days of the Hindu festival called the Durga Pooja.

4.  Translation of summons etc., where necessary.—Where the writ of summons or other process has to be served or executed on any person, not being a European, or certified by the Advocate acting on the Original Side issuing the summons or process to be acquainted with the English language, the Sheriff shall, at the time of such service or execution likewise serve such person with a true translation, in the vernacular language with which such person is familiar, of such writ or other process and of any endorsement that may be thereon respectively; and vere on the execution of any warrant or order of attachment against the houses, lands or tenements of any person, it is necessary to affix a copy thereof, shall, if such person be not a European or certified as aforesaid, cause to be affixed, in some conspicuous place on the premises, a true translation of such warrant or order in the vernacular language with which such person is familiar.

5. Release of person and property attached before judgment—Any person arrested and any property attached before judgment shall be released from such arrest and attachment by the Sheriff immediately on his being served with a certificate issued by the Registrar that sufficient security has been taken by the officer.

6. Copy of order withdrawing attachment to be filed.—In every case in which an order to withdraw an attachment is made, the Advocate acting on the Original Side or party at whose instance the same is made shall file an office copy thereof in the Sheriff's office.

7. Sale of immoveable property subject to certain conditions.—Every sale of immoveable property by the Sheriff shall be made subject to the following conditions, viz :—

First. - The highest bidder shall be the purchaser. Where any dispute arises as to the last or highest bidding for any lot, the same shall be put up again at the last undisputed bidding.

Second. - The purchaser shall deposit immediately twenty-five per cent, on the amount of his bid, and in default, the property shall forthwith be again put up for sale.

Third. - The balance of the purchase-money shall be paid by the purchaser before the closing of the Sheriff's office on the fifteenth day from the day of sale, or where the fifteenth day is a Sunday or other close holiday, then on the first office day after the fifteenth day, and in default of payment within such period, the deposit, after defraying expenses of the sale, may be forfeited and the property shall be resold, and the defaulting purchaser shall forfeit all claim to the property or to any part of the sum for which it may subsequently be sold. Where the proceeds of the re-sale are less than the price bid by such defaulting purchaser, the difference shall be leviable from him under the rules contained in Order XXI of the Code for the execution of a decree for money.

Fourth. - The right, title and interest only of the said............. in the above described property is sold by the Sheriff.

Fifth - The sale is made under and subject to all other provisions contained in the Code of Civil Procedure relative to sales in execution of decrees.

8.  Sale of moveable property subject to certain conditions.—Every sale of moveable property by the Sheriff shall be made subject to the following conditions, viz.—

First.        - Terms cash.

Second.—- All lots to be at the risk and expense of the purchasers from the time of sale, and to be removed by them with all faults and errors of description immediately after the sale.

Third. - Should any mistake be made in describing any articles, such mistake will not be held to vitiate or affect the sale, of such lot in any way, it being understood that intending purchasers should satisfy themselves on all points before purchasing, and no dispute shall be entertained after the sale.

9. Search for writ or process.—No person whomsoever shall be permitted to search the Sheriff's office, for any writ of execution, or for any mesne process except an Advocate acting on the Original Side of this Court, nor such Advocate acting on the Original Side unless he shall undertake to appear for the judgment-debtor, or perform the exigency of the writ, as the case shall require.

10. Sheriff to furnish inventory of goods seized on payments of fees.—The Sheriff shall deliver a true copy of the inventory of any goods seized by virtue of any writ or order of this Court, subscribed with his name, to the party or his Advocate acting on the Original Side requiring the same, on payment of such fee as by the table of fees is required.

11.  Retiring Sheriff to deliver list of prisoners and a list of unreturned writs, etc.; and an account of property and effects taken in execution and of all necessary particulars and all prisoners, writs, etc., goods etc., books, etc.—Every Sheriff shall, at the expiration of his office, deliver under his hand a list of all prisoners in his custody to the succeeding. Sheriff, with the cause of their detention stated therein; and in like manner, under his hand, a list of all writs, precepts, orders and processes remaining in his hands unreturned, whether unexecuted, or partly executed or wholly executed but riot returned, with an account contained therein of what may have been done under such of the same as shall have been executed in the whole or in part; and in like manner, an account under his hand of all lands, houses or other buildings, goods, money or other property or effects, moveable or immoveable, then in his possession by virtue of such writs, precepts, orders and processes as aforesaid, together with an account of all such particulars as may be necessary to explain to the said succeeding Sheriff, the several matters relating to the said writs, precepts, orders and processes, lands, houses, or other buildings, goods, money or other property or effects, intended and hereby directed to be transferred to such succeeding Sheriff; and shall at the same time or as soon after as the same can conveniently be done, deliver over and transfer to the said succeeding Sheriff ail such prisoners, writs, precepts, orders and processes, and all such lands, houses or other buildings, goods, money or other property or effects, and all records, books, writings, matters and things appertaining to said Office of Sheriff.

12. Retiring Sheriff to have access to records, etc.—Every Sheriff who has retired from office may have access to any records, books, writings, matters and things made over by him under the last preceding rule to the Sheriff who succeeded him, at all reasonable times, without payment of any fee.

13.  Subsistence allowance to be paid to Sheriff.—Subsistence allowance payable into Court under O. XXI, r. 39(1) of the Code, shall be paid to the Sheriff.

14. To be accounted for if debtor not arrested or committed.—Subsistence allowance paid to the Sheriff prior to the arrest of a judgment-debtor, shall be accounted for to the decree-holder, if the judgment-debtor shall not be arrested, or having been arrested shall be released without being committed to Jail.

15. Balance of subsistence allowance paid prior to arrest how to be dealt with.—Where a judgment-debtor is committed to jail, if there shall remain any balance of the subsistence allowance paid prior to his arrest, such balance shall be deemed to be a payment in part of the first payment of the monthly allowance payable for his subsistence in Jail.

16.  Sums paid to Sheriff to be forwarded to Superintendent, Presidency Jail.—All sums paid to the Sheriff for the subsistence of Judgment-debtor in Jail shall be forthwith forwarded by him to Superintendent of the Presidency Jail.

17. Sheriff to keep an account, Inspection thereof.—An account shall be kept by the Sheriff of all subsistence allowance paid to him, and such account may be inspected during office hours by any person having an interest.

Additional Deposits

17A. (i) In addition to the sums initially deposited, the Sheriff may from time to time ask for a deposit in advance of such further sums on account of fees and charges as may reasonably be required for the service of any writ or process or the execution of any decree or order or for the continuance of an attachment or of a seizure of moveable property, including in both cases charges for the custody of the property and, in the latter case, those for the maintenance, repairs or disposal of the property, where necessary.

(ii) In case of a default in making an additional deposit so asked for, the Sheriff may make a report thereas to the Registrar and the Registrar shall, on receipt of such report, place the same before the Court or a Judge for such directions or orders as to the Court or Judge may seem fit.

18. Sheriff includes the Deputy Sheriff, etc.—The term Sheriff shall include the Deputy Sheriff or other Officer who may be appointed to execute the process of the Court.]


Chapter-X

The Indian Constitution accepted oldest (240 yrs old) prestigious honorable post is the Sheriff of the Calcutta. This post were chaired by the respectable persons like Nawabs, Maharajas, Industrialists, Merchants, Historian, Doctors, Layers, Architects & people from various professions. Total 240 years (1775-2014) Sheriff’s names are summarized in list A, two persons were chaired in a term in list B, Those persons served two terms in list C & exiting in list D.


LIST A

(1775-2014)


SHERIFF FOR THE YEAR NAME OF THE SHERIFF


1775                 JAMES MACRABEY

1776                 SAMUEL MONTAGUE

1777                 WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

1778               SIR JOHN RICHARDSON, Famous educationist, He first published Dictionary of Persian, Arabic

1779                 SIR JAHN AUSTRATHER BART. CS., A Baronet

1780                 ALEXANDER VANRIXTELL

1781                 HERVERT HARRIS

1782               JOHN HARE

1783                 JEREMIAH CHURCH

1784                 ROBERT MORES

1785                 PHILIP YOUNGE

1786                 STEPHEN CASSAN

1787                 EDMUND MORRIS

1788                 WILLIAM LAWSON

1789                 JOHN WILTON

1790              . WILLIAM ORBY HUNTER

1791                 CHARLES-FULLER MARTYN

1792                 ANTHONY LAMBERT

1793                 WILLIAM SMOULT

1794               JAMES DUNKIN

1795                 LEVI BALL

1796                 RALPH UVEDALE

1797                 FRANCIS MACNAGHTEN

1798               JAMES VANZANT

1799                 WALTER EWER

1800               JAMES BRICE

1801                 EDWARD THOROTON Chief Magistrate of Calcutta

1802                 HENRY STONE Secretary to the board of revenue

1803                 EDWARD BENJAMIN LEWIN

1804                 RICHARD FLEMING Merchant

1805                 STEPHEN LAPRIMUDAYE Merchant

1806                 HENRY CHURCHILL Marine paymaster & naval store kepper

1807                 JAMES ARCHIBALD SIMPSON Advocate of the Supreme Court

1808                 WILLIAM FAIRLIE Merchant

1809                 JAMES ARCHIBALD SIMPSON Advocate of the Supreme Court

1810                 PATRICK MOIR &

ROBERT CUTLER FERGUSSON

1811               JOS1AS DUPRE ALEXANDER

1812               JOHN B. BIRCH Magistrate

1813                 GEORGE SAUNDERS Mint master

1814               J.H. FERGUSSON Advocate of the Supreme Court

1815                 CHARLES D'OYLY Collector of customs

1816               J.W.FULTON Member of the firm of Mackintosh & Company

1817                 E.G. MACNAGHTEN Officer of the Supreme Court

1818               G.TEMPLER Merchant

1819                 PATRIC MAITLAND Merchant

1820                 HERBERT COMPTON Advocate of the Supreme Court

1821                 GEORGE WARDE Secretary Board of Revenue

1822               JAMES CALDER Member of the firm Mackintosh & Company

1823                 WILLIAM HAY MACNAGHTEN Register of Sudder Dewani Adallat

1824                 R. MCCLINTOCK

1825                 WILLIAM HAY MACNAGHTEN Register of Sudder Dewani Adallat

1826                 W. PRINSEP Member of the firm Palmer

1827               TREVOR I. C. PLOWDEN

1828                 BROWNE ROBERTS Member of the firm of Mackintosh & Company GEORGE JAMES GORDON Member of the firm of Makintosh & Company

1829               JAMES CALDER Member of the firm Mackintosh & Company

1830               THOMAS BRACKEN Member of the firm Alexander & Company

1831                 NATHANIEL ALEXANDER Member of the firm Alexander & Company

1832                 WILLIAM MELVILLE Merchant

1833                 GEORGE MONEY Master of the Supreme Court

1834               J. HIGGINSON Captain

1835                 WILLIAM HICKEY Attorny of the Supreme Court

1836                 RICHARD H. COCKERELL Merchant

1837                 THOMAS HOLROYD Merchant

1838            .   JAMES YOUNG Member of the firm Palmer & Company

1839               JAMES YOUNG Member of the firm Palmer & Company

1840                 THOMAS BRACKEN Member of the firm Alexander & Company

1841                 WILLIAM C. BRADDON

1842                 W.H.SMOULT

1843                 A.F. SMITH Merchant.

1844                 JAMES STOPFORD Merchant

1845                 JOHN BACKWITH Merchant

1846                 J.P. MCKILLIGEN   Merchant

1847                 A.F. SMITH   Merchant

1848                 CHERLES HOGG Attorny of the Supreme Court

1849                   R. STOPFORD     Merchant

1850                 JAMES J. MACKENZIE Merchant

1851                 R. M. REDDIE Merchant

1852                 JOHN DEFFEL Merchant

1853                 F. BELLAIRS Merchant

1854                 T. CAIRO     Merchant

1855                 R. S. PALMER    Merchant

1856                 JOHN HUCHISON FERGUSSON Merchant

1857                 HENRY EDWARD BRADDON   Merchant

1858                 JOHN HUCHISON FERGUSSON Merchant

HENRY DUNDAS Merchant

1859                 WILLIAM FAIRLIE GILMORE Merchant

1860                 GEORGE BROWN   Merchant CLAUDE HAMILTON BROWN Merchant

1861                 JOHN COCHRANE Merchant

1862                 DAVID COWIE Merchant

1863                 STUART GLADSTONE Merchant

1864                 JOHN PHILLIPS THOMAS Merchant

1865                 HENRY DUNDAS Merchant

1866                 SETH ARATOON APCAR   ( First non Europian Sheriff)

1867                 HENRY CROOKE

1868                 CHARLES FREDRICK BURGETT

1869                 JAMES ROME

1870                 PHILLIPUS ASTWACHUTOOR CAVORKE

1871                 JAMES RICHARD BULLEN SMITH

1872                 JOHN COWIE

1873                 THOMAS MALTBY ROBINSON

1874                 MANAKJEE RUSTOMJEE (FIRST INDIAN SHERIFF)

1875 RAJA DEGUMBAR MITTER, CSI ( First Bengali Sheriff), President to the British India Associat

                Member Legislative Council

1876                 JAMES RICHARD BULLEN SMITH

1877                 JOHN FRANCIS OGILVY

1878                 WILLIAM JOSEPH CURTOYS & EDWARD CHARLES MORGAN

1879                 EDWARD CHARLES MORGAN

1880                 ELIAS DAVID JOSEPH EZRA & ROBERT STEEL

1881                 GEORGE FRANCIS MEWBURN & WALTER EWING CRUM

1882                 DOORGA CHURN LAW

1883                 ROBERT MILLER &

NOWAB SYED ASGAR All KHAN BAHADOOR, C.S.I.

1884                 HENRY WILLIAM IRVINE WOOD

1885                 GEORGE ELPHINSTONE KEITH

1886                 GEORGE YULE

1887 SIR ALEXANDER WILSON, KNT. President Bengal Chamber of Commerce & head Mercantile

                India.

1888                 MAHENDRA LALL SIRCAR, MD. CIE Physician, Scientist & founder of Indian Association of Cu

1889                 ELIAS DAVID JOSEPH EZRA

1890                 HENRI BLOIS HAWKINS TURNER Partner of Turner Morrison & Company

1891                 SHAZADAH MAHOMED FURROCK SHAH Descendant OF Tipoo Sultan

1892                 JAMES LYLE MACKAY President Bengal Chamber of Commerce WILLIAM CURRIE

1893                 RUSTOMJI DUNJHEEBOY MEHTA, Merchant

1894                 EDWARD TRELAWNY

1895                 JOYGOBINLAW

1896                 PATRICK PLAYFAIR, C.I.E Member Barry & Company

1897                 SHEWBUXBOGLA

1898                 ALLAN ARTHUR &

RAI SITANATH ROY BAHADUR

1899                 WILLIAM BUCKLEY GLADSTONE & C. LAWRIEJOHNSTONE

1900                 SHAHEBZADA MAHOMED BUKHTYAR SHAH C. I. E.

1901                 SIR GEORGE HENRY SUTHERLAND ( Hold the post of Sheriff at the age of 34 )

1902                 H. M. RUSTOMJI Merchant

1903                 WILLIAM ALBERT BANKIAR

1904                 NALIN BIHARI SIRCAR C.I.E.

1905                 SIR ERNEST CABLE KT

1906                 APCARALEXENDERAPCAR C.S.I.

1907                 MAHARAJ KUMAR KRISTO DASS LAW

1908                 SIR GEORGE HENRY SUTHERLAN KNT (First he hold the post of Sheriff in!901 at the age of MAHARAJA SIR PRODYAT COOMAR TAGORE KNT

1909                 MAHARAJA SIR PRODYAT COOMAR TAGORE KNT

1910                 WALTER KINGSBURY DOWDING

1911                 SIR RAJENDRANATH MOOKHERJEE K.C.I.E

1912                 ROBERT HOLMES ARBUTHNOT GRESSON

1913                 SHAHEBZADAH GHOLAM MAHOMMED SHAH

1914                 FRANCIS HUGH STEWART, C.I.E.

1915                 RAJA RISHEE CASE LAW

1916                 EDWARD HUGH BRAY

1917                 RAJ HARIRAM GOENKA BAHADUR, C.I.E., Renowned Industrialist

1918                 FRANK WILLINGDON CARTER C.I.E. , CBE.

1919                 AFSUR UL MULK PRICE AKRAM HASAIN BAHADUR

1920                 ALFRED DONALD PICKFORD

1921                 CHUNILAL BOSE ISO MB, Renowned Physician

1922                 WILLIAM CRAWFORD CURRIE

1923                 MIRZA MOHAMMED ALINAKEY

1924                 SIR WILLOUGHBYLANGER CAREY

1925                 SIRONKARMULLJATIA

1926                 DAVID EZRA

1927                 RAI MANOMOTHA NATH MITRA BAHADUR

1928                 BAIL EDEN GARTH EDDIS

1929                 UNSUDDOWLASYED AHMED HOSAIN

1930                 THOMAS DUGALD FALESTONE

1931                 PRAFULLANATHTAGORE

1932                 VIVIAN HARDY MAC CAW

1933                 RAI BADRI DASS GOENKA BAHADUR, Renowned Industrialist

1934                 WALTER MERRY CRADDOCK

1935                 SIRADDULHALIMGHUZNAVI

1936                 THE HON'BLE COLONEL CHARLES GORDON ARTHUR

1937                 SATYA CHURN LAW

1938                 COMMANDER STEPHEN CLIVE LYTTELTON

1939                 KHAN BAHADUR SHEIKH FAZAL ELLAHI

1940                 HENRY HARRISON BURN

1941                 SIR BIRENDRANATH MOOKHERJEE, Eminent Industrialist

1942                 SIR GEORGE MORTON

1943                 SIR AHMED FAZLUR RAHMAN

1944                 THOMAS - STEWART GLADSTONE

1945                 JIBAN KRISHNA MITTER

1946                 PATRICK FRANCIS SUTHERLAND WARREN

1947                 KHAN BAHADUR GULAM HOSSAIN ALLIDINA DOSSANI

1948                 DHIRENDRANATHSEN

1949                 NARENDRA NATH LAW

1950                 SANTI BHUSAN DUTT

1951                 KESHAVPRASAD GOENKA Renowned Industrialist

1952                 MAHARAJA SRIS CHANDRA NANDY OF COSSIMBAZAR MURSHIDABAD & SIR BEJOY PRASAD SINGH ROY

1953                 DR BIMALA CHURN LAW

1954                 DHIRENDRA NATH MITRA

1955 DR AMULYA CHANDRA UKIL Eminent Physician, State President Indian Medical Association 1950).

1956                 DRSURENDRA NATH SEN

1957                 SURESH CHANDRA ROY

1958                 SURESH CHANDRA ROY

1959                 G BASU

1960                 MAHARAJADHIRAJA BAHADUR UDAY CHAND MAHATAB OF BURDWAN

1961                   KKBIRLA Renowned Industrialist

1962                 RAJA B. N. RAY CHOWDHURY, Barrister-at-law, of Santosh

1963                 RABINDRA NATH SEN

1964                 MOHAN KUMAR MOOKHERJEE Industrialist

1965                 SARADINDU GUPTA

1966                 DURGA PRASAD CHAKRAVARTI

1967                 KEDER NATH MOOKERJEE Industrialist

1968                 DR RAMESH CHANDRA MAJUMDER World famous historian & Doyen of Indian History

1969                 NAWAB SIR K. G. M. FAROQUI OF RATANPUR

1970                 J. C. DE

1971                 N. K. DASTUR

1972                 RAJA RAO DHIRENDRA NARAYAN ROY OF LALGOLA, MURSHIDABAD

1973                 T. M. ZARIF Editor Urdu daily Rozana Hind

1974              ' RUSI B.GIMI Industrialist

1975                 G.SAHA Eminent Chartered Account

1976                 RAGHUNATH DEY Eminent Charterd Accountant

1977                 DRMIHIR KUMAR MITTER

1978                 PRASANTA KUMAR MALLIK Eminent Charterd Accountant

1979                 MIHIRROY Former President Eastern Chamber of Commerce

1980                 K. G. DOSSANI Industrialist

1981                 SUBIMAL GHOSH Eminent Charterd Accountant

1982                 A. GOOPTU

1983                 RAGHU NANDAN MODY Industrialist

1984                 DILIP ROY CHOWDHURY

1985                 JAHAR LAL SEN GUPTA

1986                 DR G. K. SARAF Renowned Opthalmologist

1987                 K. S. B.SANYALMD Andrew Yules

1988                 BHUPENDRANATH DEY Industrialist

1989                 DR SAROJ KR. GUPTA Famous Onchologist

1990                 DR. BHOLA NATH CHAKROBORTY Renowned Homeopathic Physician

1991                 DRK.KHAYDERSIDDIQUI Renowned Cardiologist

1992                 SANAT KUMAR BISWAS Eminent Scientist

1993                 DR JOGENDRA CHANDRA CHOWDHURY Eminent Gynaelogist DR. ANUTOSH DUTTA Eminent Opthalmologist

1994                 VASANT CHOWDHURY Famous Film actor

1995                 J. P. CHOWDHURY Industrialist

1996                 DRABIRLALMUKHERJEE   Famous Otolaringologist

1997                 DR. SUNILTHAKUR Famous Orthopadic Surgeon

1998                 DR I .S. ROY Fomous Opthalmologist & Renowned teacher of Opthalmology

1999                 DRS. K. SHARMA   Renowned Radiologist

2000                 PANKAJ LAL ROY Famous Cricket Player

2001                 SMT SUCHITRA MITRA(FIRST LADY SHERIFF), Famous Bengali Singer

2002                 SUNILGANGOPADHYAY Famous Bengali Writer

2003                 PRABIRROY Director Bengal Chemical

2004                 PROF (LT COL) SADHAN CHANDRA ROY Famous Cardio-Thorasic Surgeon

2005                 CHUNI GOSWAMI    Famous Football Player

2006                 PROF AMAL CHAKROBORTY Eminent Surgeon, General and Paediatric

2007                 RATHINDRA NATH DUTTA Chairman & CEO,PCP Ltd

2008                 DR DULAL KUMAR BASU   Renowned E.N.T Surgeon

2009                 SANTO JYOTI MITRA   Renowned Football Player

2010                 UTPALCHATTERJEE   Eminent Journalist

2011                 DRINDRAJITROY Renowned Neuro-Surgeon

2012                 NO SHERIFF

2013                  DR SWAPANKUMAR GHOSH, Eminent Physician, Dedicated social worker, works for social & educational upliftment of downtrodden people.

2014                 RANJIT MALLICK Renowned Film Actor


List-B

(List of Sheriffs, double Sheriffs per term)

Sheriff for the year Name of the Sheriff

1810 Patrick Moir & Robert Cutter Fergusson

1828 Brown Roberts & George James Gordon

1858 John Huchison Fergusson & Henry Dundas

1860 George Brown & Claude Hamilton Brown

1878 Willam Jaseph Curtoys & Edward Charles Morgan

1880 Elias David Joseph Ezra &Robert Steel

1881 George Fancis Mewburn & Walter Ewing Crum

1883 Robert Miller & Nabab Syed Asgar Ali Khan Bahadur

1892 James Lyle Mackay & William Currie

1898 Allan Arthur & Sitaram Roy

1899 William Buckley Gladstone & C Lawrie Johnstone

1908 Sir George Henry Sutherland Knt & Raja Sir Prodyat Coomar Tagore Knt

1952 Raja Sris Chandra Nandy & Sir Bijoy Prasad Singha Ray 

1993 Dr Jogendra Chandra Choudhary & Dr Anutosh Dutta


LIST - C 

(List of Sheriffs One Person served for two terms)

Name of the Sheriff Year

James Archibald Simpson 1807 & 1809

James Calder 1822 & 1829

W H Macnaghten 1823& 1825

Thomas Bracken 1830&1840

James Young 1838 & 1839

A F Smith 1843 & 1847

John Huchison Fergusson 1856&1868

Henry Dundas 1858&1865

James Richard Bullen Smith 1871&1876

Edward Charles Morgan 1878 & 1879

Elias David Joseph Ezra 1880&1889 

Sir George Henry Sutherland Knt 1901&1908

Maharaja Sir Prodyt Coomar Tagore Knt 1908&1909

Suresh Chandra Roy 1957 & 1958


LIST- D

(List of Sheriffs existing till 14.04.2014)

Sheriff for the year Name of the Sheriff

1976 RAGHUNATH DEY

1981 SUBIMAL GHOSH

1983 RAGHUNANDAN MODY

1987 KANWAR SATYABRATA SANYAL 

1991 DrKKHYDERSIDDIQUI 

1995 J PCHOWDHURY 

1997 DrSUNILTHAKUR

1998 Prof. Dr. I S ROY 

1999 Dr SURENDRA KUMAR SHARMA 

2003 PRABIR ROY 

2004 Dr SADHAN CHANDRA RAY

2005 CHUNIGOSWAMI

2006 Prof. Dr AMAL KUMAR CHAKRABORTY

2007 RATHINDRA NATH DUTTA

2008 Dr DULAL KUMAR BASU 

2009 SANTO JYOTI MITTRA 

2010 UTPALCHATTERJEE

2011 Dr INDRAJITROY 

2013 Dr. SWAPANKUMAR GHOSH

2014 RANJITMALLICK