O’MALLEY, Lewis Sydney Stewart. 1874 — 10.5.1941. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Bryan O’M., a minister, and his wife Frances. Educated in Norwich and Hertford College, Oxford (B.A.). Entered I.C.S. in 1898, worked as Magistrate and Collector in Bengal, then in General and Revenue Department. Retired 1924. C.I.E. Married 1900 Ida Sewell Prichard, one daughter.

Publications: Bengal District Gazetteers . 22. Santal Parganas. Calcutta 1910 & 1925, Purnea. Calcutta 1911, editor of the whole series.

– The Indian Civil Service 1601-1930. 14+310 p. L. 1931.

– Indian Caste Customs. 9+190 p. Cambridge 1932; India’s Social Heritage. 194 p. Cambridge 1934.

– Popular Hinduism: The Religion of the Masses. 8+246 p. Cambridge 1935.

– Edited: Modern India and the West. 12+834 p. O.U.P. 1941.

Sources: http://famineanddearth.exeter.ac.uk/displayhtml.html?id=fp_00084_en_bdgazetteerskhulna, photo in http://blog.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/2017/05/making-connections-through-on-line-collections/, more details in https://archive.org/stream/in.ernet.dli.2015.32593/2015.32593.Bankura-District-Gazetteers_djvu.txt.

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