JOYES, William Boardman Walter

JOYES, William Boardman Walter. Madras 9.8.1828 — Ootacamund 11.7.1878. British teacher in India. Son of Walter Patrick J. and Mary Ann Boardman, a family residing in Madras from the grandfather’s (Major Patrick J.) time. Professor of Vernacular Languages at Presidency College, Madras, until death. Married 1857 Clarissa Hall.

Publications: With S. S. Pillay: Grammatica Tamuliensis, or an English Version of the celebrated Tamil Nunnool. Revised by the Rev. T. Brotherton. 1-6. Madras 1848-51; Third poetical reader: being a continuous history condensed from above three thousand stanzas of the Mahabarat. 64 p. Madras 1857 (in Tamil); Tholcapya-Nunnool: or, A comparative reference edition of the Tholcapyam and the Nunnool. 1-2. 16+11+128+70 p. Madras 1858 (Tolkāppiyam & Naṉṉūl).

Also textbooks of Telugu.

Sources: Death in Allen’s Indian mail and register of intelligence 1878, 780; birth, full name, marriage and parents in myheritage (if this is the same, at least he belonged to Madras and died in 1878).

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