DRIBERG, John G. 17?? — before 1859. Rev. Missionary of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. Ordained Deacon 1835. In the early 1830s in Tallygunge as catechist, from 1835 in Barripûr near Calcutta, c. 1847-48 in Nurbudda District, then again in Barripur. Married (his widow Harriet Dr. died in 1859). Geni.com knows Rev. Charles Edward Driberg (1812–1871) of Calcutta, connected both with Tallygunge and Barripur, but he seems not to be a close relative.

Publications: Report on the Nurbudda Mission. Calcutta 1847 and other mission reports.

With H. J. Harrison: Narrative of a second visit to the Gonds of the Nurbudda Territory with a Grammar and Vocabulary of their Language. 4+58 p. Calcutta 1849.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet.

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