PAGE, W. Sutton

PAGE, Walter Sutton. Andover, Hampshire 2.12.1873 — Chingford, Essex 19.2.1938. Rev. British Missionary and Indologist. Son of Walter Page and Phyllis Marian Cooper. B.A. and B.D. Worked 20 years in India as a Baptist missionary. Then Reader of Bengali at Oxford, in the 1930s until his death Reader of Bengali at S.O.A.S. in London. Married 1900 Lucy Mabel Summers.

Publications: In city and jungle. A brief survey of the work of the Baptist Missionary Society in the city and district of Dacca, eastern Bengal. 49 p. L. 190?.

– With G. Howells: The cradle of modern missions: a brief survey of the history of the Serampore Mission, and of the foundation of the incorporated college at Serampore, by William Carey, the founder of modern missions, and his colleagues, Marshman and Ward: together with a statement regarding the reorganisation of the College, and its proposed endowment as a Christian university for India, the College charter, and an appendix, containing other related documents. 83 p. Serampore (1910?).

Thirty Bengali hymns: prescribed for the Senior Examination in Bengali of the Calcutta Missionary Conference. 4+79 p. Calcutta 1914; Bengali for beginners: a first-year course of study of the language by the inductive method. 1-2. Calcutta 1919; Progressive lessons in Bengali. 70 p. Calcutta n.d.

Notes on the Bengali text of Swarnalata. 8+235 p. Calcutta 1918 (Sv. by T. Gaṅgopādhyāya).

– “Bengali Ballads”, BSOS 4:1, 1926, 89-96.

An introduction to colloquial Bengali. 4+195 p. Cambridge 1934.

Sources: Publications collected from Internet, esp. in; genealogical pages.

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