WHALLEY, Paul

WHALLEY, Paul. Haulbowline, Cork 19.1.1839 — 1920. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Captain George Briscoe Wh. and Elizabeth Parker. From 1857 studies at Trinity College, Cambridge, M.A. 1864. From 1860 in Bengal Civil Service, served in North-West Provinces. Retired in 1890. Married, three children.

Publications: “Translations from the Táríkh í Fírúz Sháhí. The Reign of Mu’izuddín”, JASB 40:1, 1871, 185-216; “Transl. fro the Díwán of Zíb-un-nisá Begum, poeticallt styled ‘Makhfí’, daughter of the Emperor Aurangzib”, JASB 45:1, 1876, 308-311; “Metrical translations from the Quatrains of ’Umar Ahayyám”, JASB 46:1, 1877, 158-160.

– Handbook of the Elements of Place Names in the North-West Provinces of India. 29 p. Calcutta 1899.

– Notes on Etymologies of Hindi Rural Words. 42 p. Calcutta 1904.

Sources: Family details and death in ancestry.ca; Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 quoted in www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1210103?page=1.

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