TROTTER, Lionel James. Calcutta ?.9.1827 — Oxford ?.5.1912. British Colonial Officer in India. “Son of Edward Trotter, of Calcutta; educated at Charterhouse and Merton College, Oxford. Entered Indian Army, 1847. Served in Panjab campaign, 1848-9, at Chilianwala and Gujarat; Burma war, 1853. Commanded at Sabathu during the mutiny. Retired, 1862.” Captain. Married two daughters.
Publications: History of the British Empire in India. 1-2. 1866.
– History of India. 1874, rev. ed. L. 1889; Warren Hastings: A Biography. 383 p. 1878.
– History of India under Queen Victoria, from 1836 to 1880. 1-2. 11+505+459 p. L. 1886.
– Life of the Marquis of Dalhousie. 235 p. L. 1889; The Earl of Auckland. 1893.
– The Life of John Nicholson: Soldier and Administrator. 333 p. 1897; A Leader of Light Horse: The Life of Hodson of Hodson’s Horse. 396 p. L. 1901; The Bayard of India: A Life of General Sir James Outram, Bart. G. C. B., etc. 320 p. 1903.
Sources: Buckland, Dictionary; books and some additional details traced in Internet; *The Times 7.5.1912.
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