SKEMP, Frank Whittingham

SKEMP, Frank Whittingham. Eccles, Lancashire 13.12.1880 — 1971. British Civil Servant in India. Studies at Manchester (M.A. 1904) and in preparation for I.C.S. at Cambridge 1903-04. Served in the Punjab. Married Dorothy Frazer, children. Publications: Multani Stories. Collected and translated. 81 p. Lahore 1917. Sources: Manchester graduate register upto 1908 (www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/university-of-manchester/the-victoria-university-of-manchester-register-of-graduates-up-to-july-1st-190-hci/page-34-the-victoria-university-of-manchester-register-of-graduates-up-to-july-1st-190-hci.shtml).

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SIRR, Henry Charles

SIRR, Henry Charles. 1807 — London 23.11.1872. British (Irish) Lawyer and Diplomat. Son of Henry Charles Sirr, Town Major of Dublin, and Eliza D’Arcy. Graduated from Trinity College, Dublin. Called to bar at Lincoln’s Inn, London. British vice-consul at Hong Kong (1843,) then queen’s advocate for the southern circuit of…

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SINCLAIR, William Frederick

SINCLAIR, William Frederick. 1849? — 15.5.1900, when 51. British Civil Servant in India. Son of William S., D.L. Joined I.C.S. in 1866, arrived at Bombay 1868. Served in various administrative in Bombay Presidency, in the 1880s Collector in Kolaba, finally 1890-94 Senior Collector in Thana, then retired. Publications: Archaeological and ethnographical…

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SIEGERT, Hans

SIEGERT, Hans. 19?? — 19??. German IE Linguist. Wüst’s student at Munich, in 1942 in the Wehrmacht. Member of NSDAP. Publications: “Zur Geschichte der Begriffe ‘Arier’ und ‘arisch’”, W&S 22, 1941-42, 73-99. Sources: Briefly in C. Hutton, Linguistics in the Third Reich. 1999.

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SHUTTLEWORTH, Henry Lee

SHUTTLEWORTH, Henry Lee Hawden. Scoforth, Lancashire 14.5.1882 — New Delhi 28.2.1960. British Civil Servant in India. The only son of George Edward Sh., a physician, and Edith Mary Hadwen. Educated in Shrewsbury, from 1901 studies at Oxford (Pembroke College), then joined I.C.S. After furthertudies M.A. 1910 Cambridge, then went to India. Vainly…

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SHOWERS, Charles Lionel

SHOWERS, Charles Lionel. 5.2.1816 — Geneva 13.9.1895. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Major Howe Daniel Sh. and Harriet Ashe. Joined army 1835 and left for India. As Colonel in 1869 Political Agent in Gwalior, then Major-General (1878). Retired 1881, General 1889. Married 1856 Frederica Helen Nightingale (née Hurst),…

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SHIRREFF, Alexander Grierson

SHIRREFF, Alexander Grierson. 1883 — 2.9.1962. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Francis Archibald Patullo Sh. and his wife Elizabeth Louisa. B.A. I.C.S. officer, in the 1930s Collector of Jaunpur. Married Dulcie Baxter, children. Publications: With Pannā Lāl: The Dream Queen: a translation of the Svapnavasavadatta of Bhasa. 4+55 p. Allahabad 1918. – Hindi…

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SHERLOCK, Woodford Wright

SHERLOCK, Woodford Wright. Blackrock, Cork 1836 — 1912. Born in Ireland. Apparently colonial officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of Wright Sh. and Celeste Mathieu. M.A. Lecturer (University Teacher) in Hindustani at London University College (1884) and at Cambridge (1883-1912). Married Jessie Strachan, three sons and one daughter. Publications: Nothing found. Sources:…

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SHEA, David

SHEA, David. Limerick county 1777 — Haileybury 10.5.1836. British (Irish) Persian Scholar. Professor at Haileybury. Son of Daniel Shea, a farmer. Studied Classics at Dublin from 1793, in 1898 expelled as nationalist, having refused an oath to government, and went to England. He worked as tutor in London, then as…

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SHAW, John

SHAW, John. 5.9.1827 — 1???. British (Scottish) Lawyer in India. Son of David Shaw of Ayr and Glencairn Dalrymple Armstrong. Registrar of the High Court, Madras (1875). Returned to the U.K. in 1878 and settled in Kensington. Married with Sophia Alicia Byam Gunthorpe, three children, i.al. the painter John Byam…

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