BOWLES, Charles (then Charles Bowles Shakespear)

BOWLES, Charles (then Charles Bowles Shakespear). Leicestershire 1811 — 1899. British Teacher of Hindustani. Son of Charles B. and Mary Shakespear, nephew and heir of —> John Shakespear. Served many years as his uncle’s assistant and succeeded him as the Professor of Hindustani at Addiscombe. After Shakespear’s death in 1858 also inherited the estate (Langley Priory in Leicestershire) and took the surname Shakespear. Married Elizabeth Brown, seven children.

Publications: Nothing found.

Sources: The obituary of Shakespear in JRAS; family in geni-com.

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