FELL, Edward. 17?? — 1824. British Colonial Officer in India. From 1807 Lieutenant, then Captain of 10th Native Infantry. Superintendent of Benares Sanskrit College, from 1820 until death. In 1819 he examined the remains of Sanchi and wrote the first published decription. He is reputed to have mastered Sanskrit. A friend of H. H. Wilson.
Publications: “Sanskrit Inscriptions”, AsRes 15, 1825, 436-446 (with notes by H. H. Wilson).
– Account of a Sanchi and its inscriptions in a Calcutta journal in 1819, republ. in JASB 3, 1834, 490-494.
Sources: Stray notes in Internet.