JACOB, Philip Whittington

JACOB, Philip Whittington. Faversham 11.1.1804 — Guildford 26.12.1889. British Surgeon and Linguist. Son of Rev. Stephen Long Jacob and Eliza Susanna Bond, cousin of —> G. Le G. Jacob and uncle of G. Ad. Jacob. Living in Guildford, served four times as mayor. Married 1838 Sarah Anne McLean, as widower married Hannah Eliza Hadden, no children. He knew Sanskrit.

Publications: Hindoo tales, or the adventures of ten princes, freely translated from the Sanskrit of the Dasa-kumaracharitam. 9+376 p. L. 1873.

Sources: http://myjacobfamily.com with two photos; the information has been confirmed from other Internet sources, but nothing beyond (except references to his only book).

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