ROBERTS, Sydney Gordon. 18?? — 19??. British Civil Servant in South India. In 1899 already there, 1915-18 District Judge in Cuddalore, then retired. Back in the U.K. he was Lecturer in Tamil and Telugu at Oxford (1924). He collected Tamil proverbs, assisted the preparation of Tamil Lexicon, and was keenly interested in dendrology.

Publications: “An Education in Ugliness”, Calcutta Review April 1902, 358-367; “The Kama Mystery, a Study in Comparative Dramatics”, Calcutta Review July 1902, 1-9.

Sources: Stray noted in Internet.

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