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Cust, Robert Needham, an English writer and Indian official, born in 1821, and educated at Eton. He entered the Indian Civil Service, and, after occupying different posts in North India, became a member of the Legislative Council. He returned to England in 1869, and was elected member of several learned societies. He has written works on the languages of the East Indies, Africa, and Oceania, besides essays and sketches of Anglo-Indian life.