CHENEVIX TRENCH, Charles Godfrey

CHENEVIX TRENCH, Charles Godfrey. 30.12.1877 — 1.9.1964. British (Irish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Colonel Charles Chenevix Tr. and Emily Lefroy. Educated at Loretto School, East Lothian. Studies at Oxford (Lincoln College, B.A.). Served in I.C.S., finally Settlement Commissioner, Mewar State. C.I.E. 1931. Married 1910 Margaret May Blakesley, four…

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WILLIAMSON, Henry Drummond

WILLIAMSON, Henry Drummond. Alvaston, Derbyshire 17.12.1854 — 21.3.1926. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of Rev. G.F.W., educated at Rossall School. Studies at Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, B.A. 1877, M.A. 1889. Ordained deacon 1877, priest 1879. Worked from 1877 for C.M.S. at Mandla (now in Madhya Pradesh), until 1893. Then in…

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MANGER, O.

MANGER, O. 1??? — 1???. Civil surgeon in Seonee (1847/48), from 1843. Publications: “Specimen of the Language of the Goonds as spoken in the District of Seonee, Chuparah; comprising a Vocabulary, Grammar, etc.”, JASB 16:1, 1847, 286-300. Sources: Scanty notes in Internet, mostly only referring to his only article.

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Kennet, Charles Egbert

KENNET, Charles Egbert. 8.2.1826 — 1884. Rev. Anglo-Indian Priest. Son of Charles K. After studies at Bishop’s College ordained deacon 1851, priest 1853. Taught at Madras Theological College of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, from 1877 its Principal. D.D. 1880. Married 1851 Phoebe Rodgers. Publications:“Observations on the…

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DRIBERG, John G

DRIBERG, John G. 17?? — before 1859. Rev. Missionary of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. Ordained Deacon 1835. In the early 1830s in Tallygunge as catechist, from 1835 in Barripûr near Calcutta, c. 1847-48 in Nurbudda District, then again in Barripur. Married (his widow Harriet Dr. died…

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DAWSON, James

DAWSON, James. Dunblane, Pertshire 29.9.1832 — 1885. Rev. British Missionary in India. Ordained 1864 in Edinburgh and left for India. First in Nagpur and from 1869 worked for the Free Church of Scotland among Gonds in Chindwara, served there until death. Married. Publications: “Gondi Words and Phrases”, JASB 39:1, 1870,…

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