PULLAN, Ayrton

PULLAN, Ayrton. Staveley, Derbyshire 31.3.1834 — Clifton, Cumbria 30.4.1891. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Rev. Benjamin William P., educated at Cheltenham College. In 1856 joined Bengal Native Infantry. Participated in the Trigonometrical Survey. Colonel 1886. He was a noted artist who made water colours of Indian scenes. Married 1864 Annie Helen Mackinnon (d. 1889) and 1873 Janet Frances Wright, had altogether six children.

Publications: “Remarks on some Ancient Hindu Ruins in the Garhwal Bhatur”, JASB 36:1, 1867, 154-175.

Sources: C. Pullein, The Pulleyns of Yorkshire. Leeds 1915, 276f.

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