WAGNER, Paul

WAGNER, Paul. 1868 — 1951. Rev. German Missionary in India. Worked in Chota Nagpur. WW I forced him back to Germany. Married 1897 Marie Hahn, son-in-law of —> Ferdinand Hahn, children. Publications: “Some Kolarian Riddles current among the Mundaris in Chota Nagpur, Bengal”, JASB Extra Number 1904, 62-79. – Translated Nottrott’s Grammar of the…

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SMET, Jean de

SMET, Jean de. 1862 — 1???. Rev. S.J. Belgian Missionary in India. In Ranchi. Publications: Rudiments of a Mundari Grammar. Calcutta 1891. Sources: No further details found.

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WHITLEY, Jabez Cornelius

WHITLEY, Jabez Cornelius. London (or Shoreditch, Middlesex) 20.1.1837 — Darjeeling 13/18.10.1904. Right Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of Rev. Edward Wh. and Ann Hunt, educated at the Mercer’s School, Holborn, and Queen’s College, Cambridge (B.A. 1859), ordained deacon 1860, priest 1861. “Went to India in 1862 as a Missionary…

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DALTON, Edward Tuite

DALTON, Edward Tuite (or Tuite-Dalton). England? 1815 — 30.12.1880. British Colonial Officer and Ethnologist in India. Son of music composer Edward Tuite D. (of Irish origin, d. 1821) and Olivia Stevenson. Educated in Harrow. “Entered the Army, 1835; in expeditions against frontier tribes of Assam 1839-40, and 1842, commanded an…

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BOMPAS, Cecil Henry

BOMPAS, Cecil Henry. London 31.5.1868 — Broughton, Hampshire 22.1.1956. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Henry Mason B. (barrister, d. 1909) and Rachel Henrietta Wise (d. 1923). Educated at Westminster and Trinity College, Cambridge. Joined I.C.S. in 1887, arrived in India 1889. Served as Assistant Magistrate and Collector in…

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