YULE, Henry.

YULE, Henry. Inveresk near Edinbourgh 1.5.1820 — London 30.12.1889. British (Scots) Historian in India. The youngest son of Major William Yule (retired from Indian service in 1806). Educated in Edinburgh and in 1837-38 at East India Company’s Military College in Addiscombe. He went to India following the newly opened “land…

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YOUNGHUSBAND, Francis Edward

YOUNGHUSBAND, Francis Edward. Murree, Rawalpindi dt. 31.5.1863 — Lytchett Minster, Dorset 31.7.1942. Sir. British Colonial Officer, Diplomate, Traveller, and Central Asian Scholar. In 1882-1909 in India and Asia. Son of Major-General John William Y. (1823–1907, in India 1840–70) and Clara Jane Shaw (sister of —> Robert Shaw). After Sandhurst, joined…

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YATES, William

YATES, William. Loughborough, Leicestershire 15.12.1792 — on sea 3.7.1845. Rev. British Missionary and Indologist in India. Son of a Baptist shoemaker, went school in Leicestershire. Intended to follow in his father’s profession, but became engaged in religion and started in the age of 18 the study of classical languages with…

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