WILLIAMSON, W. J. 18?? — 19??. British Colonial Officer in India. Apparently served in India in 1854-95. Lieutenant, soon (1872) Captain. From 1866 the first Deputy Commissioner of Garo Hills, in 1880 Major and Chief Political Officer in Naga Hills. C.I.E.

Publications: “A Vocabulary of the Garo and Koch Dialects”, JASB 38, 1869, 14-20.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet. In the first version of my database account I had confused him with the much younger Noel Williamson, who was murdered by Abors in 1911 during an expedition beyond the boundary.

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