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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SEYMOUR, Lionel William

SEYMOUR, Lionel William. Bombay 1855? — Surrey 15.4.1936. British Physician in India. Son of the elder L.W.S. and Catharine Burton. Worked in Bombay Civil Service, in 1905 to the U.K. Worked as physician. Married 1890 Amy Elizabeth Clark, four sons. Publications: A Grammar of the Sindhi Language. 203 p. Karachi 1884. Sources: ancestry.com;…

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SETON-KARR, Walter Scott

SETON-KARR, Walter Scott. 23.1.1822 — West Brompton, London 22.11.1910. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Andrew S-K, of Roxburghshire (Scotland), and Alicia Anne Rawlinson. He was a godson of Walter Scott. Educated at Rugby. Served in Bengal in judicial and political offices. In 1862-68 Judge of High Court in Calcutta.…

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SELL, Edward

SELL, Edward. Wantage, Berkshire 24.1.1839 — Bangalore 15.2.1932. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of William John Sell. Educated at Church Missionary College in Islington, London. Ordained deacon 1862, priest 1867. In 1865-81 Principal of Harris High School for Muslims in Madras, 1880-1905 Secretary of Church Missionary Society in Madras. From…

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SEIDEL, August

SEIDEL, August. Helmstedt 29.9.1863 — 1916. German Oriental Scholar. In 1889-1903 General Secretary of Deutsche Kolonialgesellschaft in Berlin. Publications: Theoretisch-praktische Grammatik der Hindustani-Grammatik, mit Übungsstücke in arabischer Schrift, und ein deutsch–hindustani Wörterbuch. 194 p. Die Kunst der Polyglottie. Wien & Pest & Lp. 1893. – Praktisches Handbuch der arabischen Umgangssprache ägyptischen Dialekts. 310…

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