FROST, Andrew Hollingworth

FROST, Andrew Hollingworth. Sculcoates, Hull 26.4.1819 — Chesterton, Cambridgeshire 24.2.1907. British Missionary and Mathematician. Son of Charles Frost, a solicitor and antiquary, and Jane Hollingworth. 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…

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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 — Portington, East Riding, Yorkshire 1956. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of elder H.W.-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, then retired. K.C.I.E. 1938. Married 1912 Margaret Vera Festing,…

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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 and Henrietta van Someren. 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…

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LAMBERT, Hester Marjorie

LAMBERT, Hester Marjorie. St.Margaret’s, Middlesex 5.11.1895 — London 29.9.1976. British Indologist. Daughter of James John L. and Florence Louisa Legge. M.A. In 1938-63 Senior Lecturer in Marathi at S.O.A.S., then retired. Unmarried. Publications: Textbooks of English in the 1930s. – Marathi Language Course. 14+301 p. Oxford 1943. – Jñāneśvarī. Transl. from Marathi by V.…

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KALMER, Josef

KALMER, Josef (born Joseph Kalmus). Nehrybka, Galicia (now in Poland) 17.8.1898 — Vienna 9.7.1959. Austrian Poet. Born in a Jewish family. School in Przemyśl and Czernowitz (Černivci) and Vienna, served as voluntary in WW I. After war studied law and Chinese at Vienna, without degree, and began his literary career,…

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HEDBERG, Enoch

HEDBERG, Samuel Enoch (Enok). Bellö near Jönköping 19.9.1871 — Lund 17.4.1945 (1947?). Rev. Swedish Missionary in India. Son of Samuel Fredrik Olofsson and Anna Lena Olofsson. Went to India in 1905. Served Evangeliska Fosterlandsstiftelsen, then Alliansmissionen. After return in 1909 minister in Sweden. Dr.Phil. of an American university. Married 1905…

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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 Margaret Robertson McDonald, two daughters.…

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