MARTIN, W. B.

MARTIN, W. B. 18?? — 1???. British Civil Servant in India. Deputy Collector and Magistrate, Madhipárah, Bhagalpur (1875), later of Beguserai (1892), in Bihar. Sometimes given three initials as J. W. B. Martin. Publications: “On the Archaeological Remains of Barantpur in Zila’ Bhágalpúr”, ProcASB 1872, 175-177. – Letter forwarding an Inscription found at Srinagar…

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MACPHAIL, Ronald M.

MACPHAIL, Ronald Merry. Santalia 5.8.1899 — 9.12.1974. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary Physician. in India. Son of —> J. M. Macphail, continued his work among Santals. Educated at Glasgow Academy. Served in the end of WW I in France. M.B. 1924 Glasgow. Worked for Church of Scotland among Santals from 1925,…

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SKREFSRUD, Laurentius (Lars) Olav

SKREFSRUD, Laurentius (Lars) Olsen. Fåberg in Oppland 4.2.1840 — Benagaria (now in Jharkand) 11.12.1910. Norwegian Missionary in India. in his troubled youth he was imprisoned for theft, but now found Bible and decided to become missionary. Studied for this in a Berlin mission school and left for India in 1863.…

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HEUMAN, Ernst Otto August

HEUMAN, Ernst Otto August. Halmstad 9.7.1858 — Trichinopoly (Tiruchirappalli) 25.8.1926. Swedish Missionary and Scholar of Religion and Languages in India. Son of alderman Anders Gustaf H. and Christina Margareta Theolander. From 1877 studies of classical philology and Semitics at Uppsala, fil.kand. 1880, fil.lic. 1886. After a few years as schoolteacher…

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BODDING, Paul Olaf

BODDING, Paul Olaf. Gjøvik 2.11.1865 — Odense 25.9.1938. Rev. Norwegian Missionary and Munda Scholar in India, lived long time among the Santals. Son of a bookseller, Edvard Olsen B., and Betzy Emilie Wennevold. Deciding to become a missionary he studied from 1883 theology at Kristiania (Oslo), in 1889 theol.cand. and…

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