HUTCHINSON, J. Robert

HUTCHINSON, J. Robert. 18?? — 1???. Rev. Canadian Baptist Missionary in India. Perhaps from Nova Scotia. From 1881 worked in Chicacole (Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh). In 1887 returned to Canada, but came back and was there in 1890. Active 1898. Married Publications: “Revised List of Antiquities in the Chicacole Taluq”, MJLS30, 1887-88, 152-159 (Srikakulam…

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HUGHES, George A.

HUGHES, George A. 17?? — 26.2.1835. Britishman in India. Son of Mr. Hughes of Madras Civil Service, educated in Cambridge by his uncle, Dr. Hughes, the Pricipal of Jesus College. Returned to India he served first as clerk to the resident of Travancore, then under S. R. Lushington. From 1799…

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HOWLEY, Thomas

HOWLEY, Thomas. 1831 — 1906. British Teacher in India. Son of elder Thomas H., of Bangalore. Educated at Bishop Cowie’s Grammar School in Madras. Head-Master of Anglo-Vernaculat School in Ellore, Madras Presidency. From 1861 (unpaid) Professor of Tamil, Telugu and  Hindustani at King’s College, London. Hon. M.A. 1881 Oxford, Balliol…

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RICCAZ, Alexis

RICCAZ, Alexis. Saint-Jean-d’Arves 26.1.1834 — Nagpur 8.9.1892. Monseigneur. French Catholic Missionary in India. Ordained in 1861 as priest of Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales d’Annecy and arrived in India next year. He learned quickly Telugu and Oriya. From 1887 the first Bishop of Nagpur. Died of an illness. Publications: Translated…

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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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PERCIVAL, Peter

PERCIVAL, Peter. Prestwich, Lancashire 24.7.1803 — Yercaud 11.7.1882. Rev. British Missionary and Indologist (Tamil Scholar) in Sri Lanka and India. Son of Peter and Jane P. In 1826 Wesleyan Methodist Mission sent him to Jaffna, worked there until 1829 and after a few years in Bengal in 1832-51 as Principal…

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JOYES, Walter

JOYES, William Boardman Walter. Madras 9.8.1828 — Ootacamund 11.7.1878. British Teacher in India. Son of Walter Patrick J. and Mary Ann Boardman, a family residing in Madras from the grandfather’s (Major Patrick J.) time. Professor of Vernacular Languages at Presidency College, Madras, until death. Married 1857 Clarissa Hall. Publications: With…

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HOWELL, William

HOWELL, William. 1.11.1790 — Madras c. 1867. Rev. Missionary, of Eurasian background (?). Working for London Missionary Society from 1821. First in Bellary as superintendent of native schools, in 1822 started mission in Cuddapah. Ordained priest 1824. In 1842 joined the Church of England. Continued work among Telugus until his…

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HOLLER, Helmuth P.

HOLLER, Helmuth Peter. Holstein 8.6.1871 — 19??. Rev. U.S. (German-born) Missionary in India. Studies at Berlin and Kiel. Ph.D. In 1895 came to the U.S.A. Ordained Lutheran priest 1896. Two years minister in Nebraska, then 1897-1900 Principal of Rajahmundry Seminary. Back from India he was Professor and Principal of the…

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GALLETTI DI CADILHAC, Arthur

GALLETTI DI CADILHAC, Arthur Mario Agricola Collier. London 25.3.1877 — 23.2.1967. British (with Italian background) Civil Servant in India. Son of Count Arturo G. di C. and Margaret Isabella Collier. Educated at Cheltenham College, studies at Oxford (Trinity College). Joined I.C.S. in 1900. Worked 30 years in Madras Presidency. Retired 1934. Married 1906…

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