GRAHAM, James William

GRAHAM, James William. 17?? — 18??. British Colonial Officer in India. Joined E.I.C.’s army in 1800. Lieutenant (1819), then Major. Chief Interpreter and Translator to the Supreme Court of Judicature. He was cashiered in 1828 by sentence of a general court-martial and disappears. Publications: “A Treatise on Sufiism, or Mahomedan Mysticism”,…

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GOULD, Basil

GOULD, Basil John. Worcester Park near London 29.12.1883 — 27.12.1956.Sir. British Civil Servant in India, Political Officer in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet. Son of Charles Gould and his wife Ellen. After Winchester College studies at Oxford (New College). Joined I.C.S. in 1907. In 1912-13 British Trade Agent in Gyantse, Tibet. Later…

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GOUGH, Charles John Stanley

GOUGH, Charles John Stanley. Chittagong 28.1.1832 — Clonmel, co. Tipperary, Ireland 6.9.1912. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. General. Born into a family of Anglo-Irish gentry, son of judge George Gough and Charlotte Margaret Becher. Educated in the U.K. Entered Bengal European Cavalry in 1848. Served in the Punjab campaign,…

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GODDEN, Gertrude M.

GODDEN, Gertrude Mary. Surbiton, Surrey 17.7.1867 — Burgess Hill, Sussex 15.2.1947. British Anthropological Writer. Roman Catholic. She was an armchair anthropologist who never visited India. Publications: “Naga and Other Frontier Tribes of North-East India”, JRAnthrInst 26, 1897, 161-201 & 27, 1898, 2-51; articles in Folk-Lore. – Also wrote much on modern history and politics.…

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GILLE, Albert

GILLE, Albert. 1878 — 1950. Father. S.J. Belgian Missionary in India 1904-25. In the 1930s A.G. from Belgia was missionary in Burundi. Publications: “Notes on Some Native Medicines from Southern India”, Man 6, 1906, 182-187. – A Record of the Inscriptions at the Catholic Church at Patna, Bihar and Orissa. 8+54 p. Patna…

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GIELECKI, Wojciech Marceli

GIELECKI, Wojciech Marceli. 1876 — 1957. Polish Scholar, apparently at Cracow. Publications: Pomysły filozoficzne w hymnach Rig-Vedy. 102 p. Cracow 1910, 152 p. Cracow 1911. – Unrelevant publications. Sources: *K. Tatarowicz, Rocz. Bibl. 1958, 593f.

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GERMANN, Wilhelm

GERMANN, Wilhelm. Gardelegen 3.4.1840 — Meiningen 7.2.1902. German Missionary in India. Worked in Tamilnadu. Studied theology at Erlangen, in 1864 joined the Lutheran Leipzig Mission. Ordained priest in 1865 and left for Madras. Returning in 1867 he became minister in Meiningen, from 1886 church councilor and superintendent in Wasungen (Thüringen).…

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GEHRICH, Georg

GEHRICH, Georg. 18?? — 19??. German Priest interested in Oriental Religions. Pastor in Stellichte (Hannover). Publications: Translated Cumont’s, Pettazzonis and Tiele’s works into German (1895/1909). – “Zur Frage nach dem Alter des Avesta”, Archiv f. Rel.wiss. 1, 1898, 337-360. Sources: Internet is full of references to his translations (one briefly mentioning his position),…

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GASKOIN, C. J. B.

GASKOIN, Charles Jacinth Bellairs. Ealing, Middlesex 30.7.1873 — 24.3.1955. British Historian. Son of son of Herman G. and Catherine Maclear. Studies at Cambridge, B.A. 1898, M.A. 1902. In 1901-06 private tutor in Cambridge, 1907-16 Lecturer in History at Wren’s. War service on code department. In 1919-26 Professor of History and Economics at…

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GALLOWAY, Archibald

GALLOWAY, Archibald. Perth 12.2.1779 — London 6.4.1850. Sir. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. Major-General. Son of James G. and Margaret Forester. Cadet 1799, joined Bengal Native Infantry in 1800, participated in the defence of Delhi and siege of Bharatpur. Colonel 1836, Major-General 1841. From 1840 one of E.I.C.’s Directors,…

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