O’BRIEN, Aubrey J.

O’BRIEN, Aubrey John. Lahore 5.12.1870 — Kensington, London 31.8.1930.British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of —> Edward O’Brien and Mary Lamb. After Dover College studies at Sandhurst. Served first in British army, then in India briefly in Maratha Light Infantry and 29 years in the Punjab Commission, finally Deputy Commissioner in Mianwali and Kangra. C.I.E. 1906. C.B.E. 1919. Married 1906 Annie Winifred D’Arcy, four children.

Publications: “Female infanticide in the Punjab”, Folklore 19, 1908, 261–275.

– “The Mohammedan Saints of the Western Punjab”, JRAnthrInst 41, 1911, 509-520.

– “Mianwali Folklore Notes”, Folklore 22, 1911, 73–77.

Sources: Wikipedia (as Aubrey J. O’Brien).

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