WADE, Thomas Russell

WADE, Thomas Russell. 1839? — 23.10.1914, when 75. Rev. British Missionary in India. Educated at C.M.S. College in Islington.  Arrived at Calcutta 1862, ordained there 1863. In 1862-1907 worked for Church Missionary Society in Peshawar (1862-72), Lahore (1872-76), Srinagar (1876-82), Amritsar (1882-1902) and Batala, retired in 1907. Back in England he…

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TEMPLE, Richard Carnac

TEMPLE, Richard Carnac. Allahabad 15.10.1850 — Territet, Switzerland 3.3.1931. Sir (2nd Bart.). British Colonial Officer in India and Burma, Indologist, Ethnologist and Historian. Son of Sir Richard T. (1826–1902), a well known and original Civil Servant in India, and Charlotte Martindale (d. 1855). Educated at Harrow and from 1868 at…

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BURKHARD, Karl Friedrich

BURKHARD, Karl Friedrich. Leipheim bei Ulm/Bayern 2.9.1824 — Vienna 19.2. 1893. German School-Teacher and Indologist in Austria. Son of the Protestant minister Johann Andreas Christoph B., educated at Augsburg Gymnasium in 1840-44. From 1844 studies of theology, philosophy and philology at Erlangen, from 1845 theology and especially philology at Halle,…

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BOWRING, Lewin Bentham

BOWRING, Lewin Bentham. Hackney, London 15.7.1824 — Torquay, Devon 14.1.1910. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Sir John B. (1792–1872), linguist, traveller, politician, diplomat, governor of Hong Kong, even poet, and Maria Lewin. Educated in Exeter, at Haileybury and Fort Williams (Calcutta). Bengal Civil service 1843-70. From 1847 Assistant…

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BAILEY, Thomas Grahame

BAILEY, Thomas Grahame. Ambala 8.9.1872 — Edinburgh 5.4.1942. Rev. British (Scottish) Priest and Indologist, a Specialist of Urdu and North-West Indian Languages. Son of Wellesley Cosby B. and Alice Hargraves, sent to school in Edinburgh. M.A. and B.D., ordained. In 1895-1920 missionary of the Church of Scotland in Wazirabad in…

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