DARBY, Alfred

DARBY, Alfred. Stevenage, Hertfordshire 16.9.1863 — 19??. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of Walter D., a farmer, and his wife Sarah Elizabeth. “Graduated from St. Augustine’s College, Canterbury, in 1889, received his degree of M.A. from the archbishop of Canterbury 1905, and a B.D. from the University of Durham in 1908. He was ordained deacon in 1893 and priest 1895, in Bombay. He has been S.P.G. missionary in various places within the Diocese of Bombay. Of late he was at the Rajaram College at Kolhapur, Western India. According to the latest reports he has resigned from active mission work.”

Publications: A primer of the Marathi Language for the use of adults. Ahmednagar 1915, new ed. 6+221 p. Bombay 1933 (a functional de­scription, not after Sanskrit or Latin).

The Mechanism of the Sentence; An Explanation of the Relations of Words in Organized Speech for the use of teachers of language. 208 p. Bombay – Madras 1919; The sentence and its functional units, a new method of displaying the relations of words in organised speech for the use of schools. 76 p. L. 1921.

Sources: http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bcp/Muss-Arnolt/part4a.htm (quoted above); birth and parents in www.machadoink.com/Students.

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