GREAVES, Edwin

GREAVES, Edwin. 18?? — 19??. British Missionary in India. Educated in Islington and Western College. Served London Missionary Society in N.W.P. Principal of the society’s college in Benares, then of Missionary Language School in Luvknow, from 1882 at the new station in Kachwa, Mirzapur. Championed the use of Devanāgarī in Hindī.

Publications: Kashi: The City Illustrious or Benares. 153 p. 25 ill. Allahabad 1909.

A grammar of modern Hindí. 269 p. Benares 1896; Hindi Grammar. 468 p. 1912.

A Sketch of Hindi Literature. 8+112 p. Madras 1918.

Sources: not in Br. Biogr. Arch. 1st & 2nd Series, not in Who Was Who.

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