GOLDSACK, William

GOLDSACK, William. Glen Osmond, South Australia 29.11.1871 — 26.6.1957. Australian Baptist Missionary in India. Son of Mark G. and Mary Dalgleish Ferguson. Worked in eastern Bengal (now Bangladesh) from 1899, stationed at Pabna. Retired in 1923 because of malaria and returned to Australia with his family. Now concentrated on fruit farming in South Australia. He worked among Muslims and concentrated on Islamic studies. Married Charlotte, one daughter and one son.

Publications: Mussalmani Bengali–English Dictionary. Jessore 1928, repr. 7+119 p. N.D. 2007.

Books about Islam; Bengali translation of the Qur’ān.

Sources: Wikipedia;geni.com.

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