SETON-KARR, Walter Scott. 23.1.1822 — West Brompton, London 22.11.1910. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Andrew Seton-Karr, of Roxburghshire (Scotland), and Alicia Anne Rawlinson. He was a godson of Walter Scott. Educated at Rugby. Served in Bengal in judicial and political offices. In 1862-68 Judge of High Court in Calcutta. Retired and settled in Bramshott, Hampshire. Married 1856 Eleanor Katherine Cust, children.
Publications: “The Urdu Language and Literature”, Calcutta Review 4:8, 1845, Article 3.
– Marquess Cornwallis and the consolidation of British rule. 202 p. Rulers of India. Oxford 1898; other books on British Indian history.
Sources: Buckland, Dictionary; The Rugby Register gives birth date as 12.1.1823, the date above in http://www2.thesetonfamily.com:8080/directory/Descents/parbroath_descent.htm; photo in findagrave.com.
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