Royal Commonwealth Society : Wimberley Collection on Nigeria, c.1903-18

Wimberley, Herbert Irvine Arabin, 1868-1945

Royal Commonwealth Society

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Collection of 91 glass negatives, 106 x 80 mm; 3 negatives on film, 90 x 60 mm; and 3 modern prints, 150 x 120 mm. Few of the negatives are captioned.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>H.I.A. Wimberley was born on 16 January 1868, educated at King's School, Canterbury and Keble College, Oxford. After holding the post of Headmaster of Northallerton Grammar School he joined the Colonial Service in 1903 as Inspector of Schools, Lagos. He was Provincial Inspector of Schools, Central Province 1910-1918, save for March-July 1910 when he was Acting Director of Education. He retired in 1918 and died on 28 January 1945.</p>

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