STEVENSON, James Arthur Robert

STEVENSON, James Arthur Robert. Mysore State 27.10.1800 — Gangam 21.6.1837 (?). British Civil Servant in India. Son of James Desart St. (d. 1805), an officer in Indian army, and Elizabeth West. College education in Madras. Served in Madras Presidency. Collector in Dharwar (1824). Commissioner in Goomtoor (Gumsūr). Apparently still active in 1849 (?). Married (in England) 1831 his cousin Sophia Frances West, two sons and one daughter.

Publications: “Some Account of the P‘hansigárs or Gang-Robbers, and of Shúdgarshids or Tribe of Jugglers”, JRAS 1, 1834, 280-284 (then also in MJLS 2, 1835, 255-262).

Sources: Dates in wikitree.com; life years and family details in http://www.pelhamwest.plus.com/p000001a.htm#I377.

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