STARKEY, Samuel Cross. London 3.3.1807 — Wrenbury Hall, Cheshire 28.3.1888. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of John Cross Starkey and Gracia Turnbull Penman. Captain, then Major. At his father’s death in 1855 inherited the property in Cheshire and returned to England, living the rest of his life at Wrenbury Hall. Married twice, first 1839 Henrietta Suft Manson (d. 1850), them 1853 Eleanor Simpson, several children.
Publications: The Standings Orders For The Bengal Native Infantry, with a translation into Oordoo, in the Roman, Persian, and Naguree characters. 15+285 p. Calcutta 1846.
– With S. Bussawa Singh: A Dictionary, English and Punjabee, Outlines of Grammar, also Dialogues, English and Punjabee, with Grammar and Explanatory Notes. 286+36+116 p. Calcutta 1849.
Sources: Stray notes in Internet.
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