GILBERTSON, George W.

GILBERTSON, George Waters. 1860 — 23.6.1941. British Colonial Officer in India. Apparently served in north-western border regions. Retired as Major and settled in Surrey. Married Ada Price, five children. Publications: Edited: The Assembly of Mirth. A Literal Translation into English of the Sabhá Bilása, one of the Degree of Honour Hindi…

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BRUCE, Richard Isaac

BRUCE, Richard Isaac. 1840 — 29.4.1924. British (Irish) Colonial Officer in India. Son of Jonathan Br., a landowner, and Anne Maxwell. Helped by his elder brother, Rev. Robert Br., a missionary in North-West India, came to Dera Ismail Khan (1862?). Served in the Second Afghan War (1878-79), then in various…

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DAMES, Mansel Longworth

DAMES, Mansel Longworth. Bath 1850 — Guildford, Surrey 8.1.1922. British Civil Servant, Baluchi Scholar and Historian of India. Son of Captain George Longworth Dames (of Irish background) and Caroline Amelia Brunswick. Passed the I.C.S. examination in 1868 and 1870 joined Bengal Civil Service. Served long time in Dera Ghazi Khan,…

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