FROST, Andrew Hollingworth

FROST, Andrew Hollingworth. Hull 26.4.1819 — Cambridge 24.2.1907. British Missionary and Mathematician. Son of Charles Frost, a solicitor and antiquary. From 1838 studies at Cambridge (St. John’s College), B.A. 1842, M.A. 1846. Teacher of mathematics in Manchester. Ordained deacon 1848, then curate in England. In 1853-69 Church Missionary Society’s missionary…

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COATS (Coates), Thomas

COATS (Coates), Thomas. 17?? — 18??. British Physician in India. He spent many years in Poona (Pune) as surgeon in Peshva’s time. Campaigned against orthodox opposition on behalf of the small pox vaccination. Publications: A pamphlett in Marathi defending vaccination. 1813. – “Notes respecting the Trial by Panchayat, and the Administration of…

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WILBERFORCE-BELL, Harold

WILBERFORCE-BELL, Harold. 1885 — 1956. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of elder HW-B. and Lucy Wilson. Joined Indian army in 1905, in 1910-40 in Indian Political Service, finally as Resident for the Punjab States 1934-39. Also his father was HW-B (1849–1927) and served as officer in India,…

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PRICE, William (younger)

PRICE, William. 17?? — 18??. British Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. Lieutenant (1807), then Captain (1823) and Major (1831) in the 5th native regiment in Bengal. Taught Bengali, Marathi and Sanskrit at Fort William College, from 1824 Professor of Hindee (i.e. Braj) and Hindoostanee there. Retired in 1834…

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POPE, John Van Someren

POPE, John Van Someren. Plymouth 3.1.1850 — London 10.11.1936. British Teacher and Oriental Scholar. Son of —> G. U. Pope. Studies at Cambridge, M.A. Teacher in Calcutta: Professor at Presidency College (1877). Public Inspector of Schools for Eastern Circe (1889 on furlough). Finally Director of Public Instruction in Burma for 17…

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LAMBERT, Hester Marjorie

LAMBERT, Hester Marjorie.19?? — 1976. British? M.A. In 1938-63 Senior Lecturer in Marathi at S.O.A.S., then retired. Publications: Textbooks of English in the 1930s. – Marathi Language Course. 14+301 p. Oxford 1943. – Jñāneśvarī. Transl. from Marathi by V. G. Pradhan, edited with introduction by H.M.L. L. 1948, new ed. 1-2. 1967-69. – Introdution…

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DRUMMOND, Robert

DRUMMOND, Robert. Kelpie, Fife 27.3.1775 — at sea ?.3.1809. Sir, fifth “Laird of Keltie”. British (Scottish) Surgeon in E.I.C.’s Medical Service. Son of John Dr. (1733–1801) and Euphemia Aytoun. Studies at Edinburgh. M.D. Came to India in 1796, where also his father had served as surgeon, served in Bombay Presidency.…

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DODERET, William

DODERET, William. Madras 30.9.1862 — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Frederick D. Educated in London and at Balliol College, Oxford. M.A. Joined I.C.S. 1880, arrived 1882, served in Gujarat and Maharashtra, retired 1909. In 1910-19 University Teacher of Marathi at Cambridge. Married, two daughters. One WD died…

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DARBY, Alfred

DARBY, Alfred. Stevenage, Hertfordshire 16.9.1863 — 19??. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of Walter D., a farmer. Graduated from St. Augustine’s College, Canterbury, in 1889, received his degree of M.A. from the archbishop of Canterbury 1905, and a B.D. from the University of Durham in 1908. He was ordained…

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CANDY, Edward Townshend

CANDY, Edward Townshend. India 15.4.1845 — ?.4.1913. Sir (1904). British Civil Servant in India. Son of —> Thomas Candy. Educated in Cheltenham. M.A. Entered Bombay C.S. 1865, retired 1903. “Judicial Assistant to the Political Agent, Kattiawar, 1872-82: officiating Judicial Commissioner in Sind, 1886-7: Vice-chancellor of the Bombay University, 1897-1902: Judge…

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