NEILL, John William. 184? — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Studies at King’s College, London, and Edinburgh. From 1864 served in Central India (1872 in Chhindwara). In 1887 and 1890-91 acting Commissioner in Nagpur. Retired 1894. In 1896-1917 Professor of Indian Law and Lecturer in Marathi at University College in London, then Reader of Marathi at S.O.A.S., 1937 called Professor. Fellow of Calcutta University 1883. Married 1872 Charlotte Mary Waddington.
Publications: Contributed to Central Province’s Census 1872. 1874.
Sources: The India List and India Office List for 1905. L. 1905, 576; stray notes in Internet
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