TUFNELL, R. H. Campbell

TUFNELL, Robert Hutchinson Campbell. 1852 — 1908. British Colonial Officer in South India. Son of Thomas Robert T. and Frances Howard Hutchinson. Captain (1888), served mainly in South India. Participated in Afghan wars. Retired as Major. Married 1878 Mary Anne Luard Smith, two sons. Publications: “On a Collection of South Indian Coins”, JASB 55, 1886, 157-160;…

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TRAILL, John

TRAILL, John. Brechin, Angus 4.7.1841 — Udaipur 21.9.1909. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Ordained 1869. From 1872 worked in Jaipur for the United Free Church of Scotland. Married Janet Kirk (d. 1876), five children. Publications: “Dadu, Dadupanthis”, E.R.E. 4, 1911, 385f. Sources: myheritage and other stray notes in Internet.

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TRACY, James E.

TRACY, James E. 18?? — before 1924. Rev. U.S. Missionary in South India. Son of Rev. William Tracy (d. 1877), of the Madura Mission. M.A. Like his father served in American Madura Mission, from 1877 at least until 1914 (when he was on furlough). D.D. Publications: “Pāndyan Coins”, MJLS 30, 1887-88, 139-144; “On…

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TOWERS, Robert Mason

TOWERS, Robert Mason. 18?? — 1907. British Civil Servant in India. Studies at Trinity College, Dublin (M.A.), then in I.C.S. From 1874 Judge in Bhagalpur and Monghyr. Retired. From 1888 Professor of Bengali at King’s College, London and 1888-1907 taught Bengali at Cambridge (at Caius College, 1897 University Teacher). Committed…

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TORRENS, Henry D’Oyley

TORRENS, Henry  D’oxley. Meerut 24.2.1823 — London 1.12.1889. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of —> H. W. Torrens and Eliza Mary Roberts. Joined army in 1849, Colonel 1864, Major-General 1869 and Lieutenant-General 1884. Served in Crimean war and 1857 mutiny. Travels in Ladakh, etc. during summer holiday of…

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TOMASCHEK, Wilhelm

TOMASCHEK, Wilhelm (Vilém Tomášek). Olomouc 26.5.1841 — Vienna 9.9.1901. Austrian (Czech) Geographer and Oriental Scholar. Studies at Vienna 1860-64, then gymnasium teacher there. From 1877 ao., 1881 ord. Professor of geography at Graz, from 1885 Professor of historical geography at Vienna. Publications: “Centralasiatische Studien. 1. Sogdiana”, SWA 87, 1877, 67-184, 3 maps; “Centralasiatische Studien…

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TOLBORT, Thomas William H.

TOLBORT, Thomas William Hooper. 1842 — Dorchester 1883, when 41. British Civil Servant in India. I.C.S. examination in 1862. Served in Bengal. Retired for health reasons and returned to the U.K., but died soon. A friend of Thomas Hardy. Married 1875 Clare Cunliffe (d. 1879). Publications: “Authorities for the History of…

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TIMMER, Barbara C. J.

TIMMER, Barbara Catharina Jacoba. Haarlem 22.11.1896 — 19??. Dutch Student of Classics and Indology. Daughter of Jan T. and Anna Maria Loman. After school in Haarlem studies of Greek under Cohen and Indology under Faddegon at Amsterdam, also attended Vogel’s classes at Leiden. Ph.D. 1930 Amsterdam. Her dissertation is an exceptionally…

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THORNTON, Edward Parry

THORNTON, Edward Parry. 7.10.1811 — London 10.12.1893. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Thornton of Clapham and Eliza Parry. Educated at Haileybury and Charterhouse, joined Bengal C.S. in 1830. Served in Goruckpore (Gorakhpur), in 1842-45 on furlough in England. Then Magistrate and Collector in Mathura, from 1848 in Serampore.…

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THOMPSON, Charles S.

THOMPSON, Charles Stewart. Easington, Durham 17.8.1851 — Kerwara, Chhatarpur dt., M.Pr. 19.5.1900. Rev. British Medical Missionary in India. Son of farmer George Th. and his wife Elizabeth. Medical training at Islington College. Ordained priest in 1880 and sent to India by Church Missionary Society, stationed at Kherwara Chhaoni in Rajputana,…

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