RAMSAY, E. Wardlaw

RAMSAY, E. Wardlaw. 18?? — 19??. Miss. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Worked many years among Korkus in Central India. E. Stock, History of the Church Missionary Society. Suppl. vol. L. 1916, 125 says that one Miss E. Wardlaw-Ramsay came to Palestine in 1889 and died in Jaffa in 1913, but she had no connection with India. She is found in thepeerage.com as Elizabeth Caroline Wardlaw-Ramsay (Carrington, Midlothian 14.2.1849 – Jaffa, Palestine 18.1.1913), daughter of Robert Balfour W.-R. and Louisa Jane Hay. Her younger sister was Edith Mary W.-R., b. ibid. 1.10.1854. geni.com knows she died Bordighera, Liguria 8.10.1927.

Publications: Vocabulary of Words in the Kurku Language, English-Kurku. Calcutta 1914; Korku–Hindi–English Dictionary. 26 p. 1914, new ed. Nagpur 1940.

– Translated parts of the New Testament into Korku.

Sources: Scanty stray notes in Internet.

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