POGSON, Wredenhall Robert

POGSON, Wredenhall Robert. Sutton, Surrey 1.7.1787 — Benares 6.8.1843. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Bedingfield P. (d. 1799) and Elizabeth Pearce. Served in Bengal Army from 1805, finally Colonel. Married 1815 Anna Cordelia Queiros, 12 children.

Publications: History of the Boondelas. Calcutta 1828 (translation of Lāl Kavi’s early 18th century Bundelī work Chatra Prakāś).

– Captain Pogson’s Narrative During A Tour To Chateegaon. 228 p. Serampore 1831; Memoir of the mutiny at Barrackpore. 48 p. Serampore 1831.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet, death in Gentleman’s Magazine 1843, 670; wikitree.com.

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