CHENEVIX TRENCH, Charles Godfrey

CHENEVIX TRENCH, Charles Godfrey. 30.12.1877 — 1.9.1964. British (Irish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Colonel Charles Chenevix Tr. and Emily Lefroy. Educated at Loretto School, East Lothian. Studies at Oxford (Lincoln College, B.A.). Served in I.C.S., finally Settlement Commissioner, Mewar State. C.I.E. 1931. Married 1910 Margaret May Blakesley, four…

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CAMMIADE, Louis Aime

CAMMIADE, Louis Aime François. Madras 2.6.1872 — 3.11.1951. British Civil Servant and lay Archaeologist in India. Son of merchant Gilbert Henry C. Graduated 1891 and in law from Middle Temple 1901. In 1895 joined I.C.S. in Madras Presidency, from 1903 Deputy Collector of Tinnevely (Tirunelveli). Called to the bar 1910, from…

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BURROWS, Stephen Montagu

BURROWS, Stephen Montagu. Headington, Oxfordshire 26.12.1856 — Oxford 4.3.1935. Sir. British Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son of Montagu B., Professor of Naval History, and Mary Anna Whalley-Smythe-Gardiner. Educated at Eton, studies at Exeter College, Oxford. B.A. 1879, M.A. 1884. In 1880 joined Ceylon C.S. Mainly served in judicial and revenue…

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BRODIE, Alexander Oswald

BRODIE, Alexander Oswald. 1817? — Edinburgh 5/6.11.1874, when 57. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son of Colonel James Br., of Madras Army. From 1845 in Ceylon rising to Assistant Agent at Matale, in 1853 returned to the U.K., got married and resigned from service in 1855, moving to…

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BRANDT, Francis

BRANDT, Francis. Pendleton, Lancashire 6.5.1840 — Cheltenham, Gloucestershire 17.7.1925. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Robert Brandt. Educated at Cheltenham College, became famous as cricketer. After graduation from Oxford (Brasenose College) joined I.C.S. in 1862, served in South India. From 1884 Judge in Madras High Court, retired 1887. In…

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BEALE, Thomas William

BEALE, Thomas William. 1??? — Agra 1875. British Civil Servant and Oriental Scholar in India. Very little is known of his life. He worked as clerk in the office of Board od Revenue, North-Western Provinces. Assisted H. M. Elliot in his work about Muslim Indian history. “Died at a great…

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ARBUTHNOT, Alexander John

ARBUTHNOT, Alexander John. Killaloe, Ireland 11.10.1822 — 10.6.1907. Sir. British (Irish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Alexander A. (1768–1828), Bishop of Killaloe, and Margaret Phoebe Bingham. Educated at Rugby and Haileybury. Joined I.C.S. 1842 in Madras. As Director of Public Instruction from 1855 he had an important role in…

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AITKEN, Edward Hamilton

AITKEN, Edward Hamilton. Satara, India 16.8.1851 — Edinburgh 11.4.1909. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Rev. James A., a missionary of Free Church of Scotland, educated in Bombay. Studies at Bombay University, B.A. and M.A. In 1880-86 Reader in Latin at Deccan College. Then served in Customs and…

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ABERIGH-MACKAY, George Robert

ABERIGH-MACKAY, George Robert. 25.7.1848 — Indore 12.1.1881. British Teacher in India. Son of Rev. Dr. James A.-M. and Lucia Livingston Reed, educated privately in Scotland. Studies at Oxford (Magdalen College School) and Cambridge (St.Catherine’s College). Joined Indian Education Department in 1870 in Bareli, 1873 Professor of English Literature at Delhi…

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WYNCH, Paul Marriot

WYNCH, Paul Marriot(t). 17?? — Hawkhurst, Kent 12.3.1841. British Civil Servant in India. Joined Bengal Civil Service in 1808. From 1818 Acting Register of Sudder dewany and Nizamut Adawlut at Fort William, then Magistrate of 24 Parganas. Judicial Deputy Secretary to Governor General Bentinck, Secretary 1828. Retired 1836. Married 1826…

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