PRICE, William

PRICE, William. – This is problematic case. If we follow D.N.B., and there is no better source, we are doing with three contemporary William Prices. 1. Worcester 1780 — ?.6.1830. British Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. In 1811-12 Assistant Secretary and Interpreter of Gore Ouseley’s mission to Persia.…

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OUSELEY, Joseph Walker Jasper

OUSELEY, Joseph Walker Jasper. Limerick 21.6.1800 — 21.11.1889. British (Anglo-Irish) Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. Colonel. Son of Major Ralph O. (1739–1803)) and Mary Collins. He was half-brother of the Persian scholar Sir William O., whose son was —> John Ralph O. “Educated at Limerick, went to Madras…

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MOORE, Ross Arthur Leslie

MOORE, Ross Arthur Leslie. 1.5.1861 — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Colonel John Leslie M. Educated at Dulwich College. Studies at Cambridge (Peterhouse). Served in India (Bombay) from 1882. Served in Maharashtra and Gujarat, from 1903 as Senior Collector. Retired 1908. From 1921-27 Lecturer in Marathi at…

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MOLESWORTH, James Thomas

MOLESWORTH, James Thomas. Baptised St.Giles, Camberwell 15.6.1795 — Clifton 13.7.1872. British (Irish?) Colonial Officer and Indologist, specialist of Marāṭhī. Long time in India (1811?-36 and 51-60). The youngest son of the Hon. Richard M. and Catherine Cobb. After education in Exeter he joined the army and came to India when…

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MITCHELL, John Murray

MITCHELL, John Murray. Garvock near Aberdeen 19.8.1815 — Leith, Edinburgh 14.11.1904. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Son of Rev. James M. and Margaret Gordon. Educated and studied in Aberdeen, M.A. 1833 (Marischal College). Ordained in 1838 (Church of Scotland) and immediately sent to Bombay. “Taught in the Free General…

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MASTER, Alfred

MASTER, Alfred. 12.2.1883 — 16.6.1978 (when 95). British Indologist (New Indo-Aryan and Telugu scholar). Son of George Reginald Master. Educated at King Edward VI School in Norwich, studies at Epsom College, Oxford (M.A.). In 1906 he joined the I.C.S., first as Assistant Collector and Magistrate in Bombay. Served in 1917…

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MANWARING, A.

MANWARING, Alfred. Broadwater, Sussex 5.4.1855 — Hastings, Sussex 12.1.1950. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of William M. and Eliza Paine. Ordained 1879. He served Church Mission Society (title page of 1899 book), probably in Nasik, but all further information remains without confirmation. In 1911 living in Leire, Leicestershire. Married…

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MACNICOL, Nicol

MACNICOL, Nicol. Catacol, Lochranza, Isle of Arran 26.2.1870 — Edinburgh 13.2.1952. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary and Marathi Scholar. Son of the local minister. Studies at Glasgow High School and University. M.A. 1891, D.Litt. 1901, D.D. 1928 Glasgow. From 1895 missionary of the United Free Church of Scotland Mission, first at…

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LESNÝ, Vincenz

LESNÝ, Vincenc. Komárovice (Morava) 3.4.1882 — Prague 9.4.1953. Czech Indologist. Professor in Prague. Born in a poor family, son of Baltazar L. and Victorie Sujerlova. After school first in a naval academy at Pula, from 1903 studies at Prague, of classical philology, IE and Indology (Zubatý and Winternitz). Ph.D. 1907/08…

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KRASNODEMBSKIJ, Valerij Evgen’evič

KRASNODEMBSKIJ, Valerij Evgen’evič. Kagul, Moldova 2.12.(15.12.)1907 — ?.10.1942. Russian Indologist. Son of a lawyer. Graduated 1930 from Leningradskij Vostočnyj Institut. Docent 1935. In 1932-38 taught at Leningradskij Vostočnyj Institut and in 1934-42 at Leningrad University. In 1933-37 naučnyj sotrudnik at Leningrad Inst. of Ethnography and in 1937-42 at Leningrad Oriental…

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