OUSELEY, John Ralph

OUSELEY, John Ralph. London (?) 12.5.1801 — 1850. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of Sir William O. (1767–1842), known as Persian scholar,and Julia Frances Irving. Joined Bengal Army in 1817. Served in Chota Nagpur as Governor General’s Agent. Married Elisabeth (Emma) Sophia, three daughters.

Publications: “On the Antiquities of Sargujá and its neighbourhood”, JASB 17:1, 1848, 65-68; three scientific articles.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet; family details in myheritage.com.

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