SIDDONS, George Richard. Fort Marlborough, Bengkulu, Sumatra 1.12.1809 — at sea ?.7.1857. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of George John S. of Bengal Civil Service and Mary Fombelle, born in the British base in Sumatra, baptized in Calcutta. Lieutenant in the 1830s, then captain, finally major. Married 1850 with Elisabeth van der Bijl, one daughter.
Publications: translations of specimens from Sikh and Dadupanthi texts in the JASB.
Sources: www.geni.com/people/George-Richard-Siddons/6000000022378163255 (born 21.12.); www.thepeerage.com/p63475.htm#i634746 (born 1.12.).
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