MAN, Edward G.

MAN, Edward Garnet. Halstead, Kent 8.2.1837 — Godalming, Surrey 14.11.1920. British Civil Servant in Bengal and Burma. Son of Harry Stoe Man and  Louisa Caroline Fowle. After early stay in business in Calcutta returned and studied at Lincoln’s Inn, called to the bar 1865. Government Lawyer in Burma, also worked as newspaper correspondent, returned to England 1878. Married 1867 Catherine (Kate) Jane Matthews (d. 1919), four sons, five daughters.

Publications: Sonthalia and the Sonthals. 224 p. L. 1867 (with an appendix of some Santali songs, a grammatical sketch after Phillips, and a list of words and phrases by G. Campbell).

– Other works unrelated with South Asia.

Sources: www.manfamily.org/about/individuals/jonas-man/george-man-163031-1664/henry-man-1660/370-2/john-man-1718-1783/37-2/289-2/edward-garnet-man-1837-1920/ with several photos and newspaper clippings.

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