SYDENHAM, George

SYDENHAM, George. Madras 23.10.1785 — 1863. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Major-General William S. and Amelia Prime. As Captainworked for Major Colin Mackenzie’s survey of the Deccan. His brother, Thomas S., was British Resident in Haidarabad in 1805-10, probably G.S. was Persian interpreter there. Then in 1814/18 he was Political Agent in Berar.

Publications: “An Account of Bíjapúr in 1811”, AsRes 13, 1820, 433-455.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet shifted with difficulty among numerous hits to the much younger Sir George Sydenham Clarke; parents and life dates in geni.com with small portrait.

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