SYKES, James

SYKES, James. Oxford 1807 — 1872. Book Printer in India. In Calcutta working for Church Missionary Society, printer of Bishop’s College there from 1828 and still in 1852. This press printed the JASB from 1832 on. Married 1831 Frances (Fanny) Cauldwell Lawson, children.

Publications: Anglo–Bengali Dictionary: Iṁrājī o vāṅgālā abhidhāna. 256 p. Calcutta 1853, new. ed. rev. by Gopi­krishna Mitra, English and Bengali Dictionary for the use of Schools. 286 p. Calcutta 1864.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet; ancestry.ca on his daughter gives the life dates.

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