FAULKNER, Alexander

FAULKNER, Alexander. 18?? — 1881?. British Civil Servant in India. He joined Bombay Civil Service in 1839 and made his career in Customs, Salt, and Opium Department, served in various positions there (1856 he was Assistant Commissioner) at least until 1874. The death of AF, member of R.A.S., was announced…

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ELLIOTT, John Bardoe

ELLIOTT, John Bardoe. Ripon, Yorkshire 1785 — Patna 1863. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John E., a naval officer (he had served under Cook), and Isabella. More than 50 years in India, where he arrived in 1800. Long time in Patna (apparently as early as 1813, judge 1822/28,…

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EDGEWORTH, Michael Pakenham

EDGEWORTH, Michael Pakenham. Edgeworthstown, co. Longford, Ireland 24.5.1812 — Eigg Island, Inner Hebrides 30.7.1881. Irish Botanist and Civil Servant in India. Son of Richard Lovell E., scientist and writer, and Frances Anne Beaufort. Educated at Charterhouse in Surrey. Studied Oriental languages and botany at Edinburgh. Joined I.C.S. in 1831, served in…

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DODERET, William

DODERET, William. Madras 30.9.1862 — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Frederick D. Educated in London and at Balliol College, Oxford. M.A. Joined I.C.S. 1880, arrived 1882, served in Gujarat and Maharashtra, retired 1909. In 1910-19 University Teacher of Marathi at Cambridge. Married, two daughters. One WD died…

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DIACK, Alexander Henderson

DIACK, Alexander Henderson. 13.2.1862 — 7.7.1929. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. Studies at Aberdeen. Joined I.C.S. in 1879, additional studies at Cambridge (King’s College, 1879-81). Served from 1881 in the Punjab. Settlement Officer of Kulu 1887-90. Finally (1914-16) Vice-President of the Punjab Legislative Council (1913–16) and Additional Member of…

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CRAUFURD, Quintin

CRAUFURD, Quintin. Kilwinning, Ayrshire 22.9.1743 — Paris 23.11.1819. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Quintin Cr. As a typical Nabob earned a fortune in India. After India in 188? settled in Paris, where he was familiar with the royal family and during the revolution tried to help them…

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COLLET, Charles

COLLET, Charles. 18?? — 1???. British Civil Servant in India. Sub-Collector in Malabar (1855). One CC wrote later some law books. Publications: The Malayalam Reader: A selection of original papers. 4+300 p. Cottayam 1856. Sources: Scanty notes in Internet.

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COCKBURN, John

COCKBURN, John. 18?? — 1???. British Civil Servant in India, interested in Prehistory. Served in Opium Department (1879/83). Later characterized as “late Curator of the Allahábád Museum, Officiating Assistant Osteologist, Indian Museum, Calcutta.” Publications: “Notes on Stone Implements from the Khasi Hills, and the Bhanda and Vellore Districts”, JASB 48:2,…

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CLEMENTS, Ernest S

CLEMENTS, Ernest S. 1873 — 19??. Sir. British Civil Servant and Musicologist in India. District Judge in Satara (1910), then in Dharwar (1918). Still active in 1935. As an early Western student of Indian music his approach has been characterized “sober and analytical compared to those of Fox Strangways and…

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CHAPMAN, Charles

CHAPMAN, Charles. Bathwick 23.11.1752 — 19.3.1809. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Charles Ch., a retired officer of E.I.C.’s army. Educated at Hoxton Academy. From 1873 Writer of E.I.C. in Bombay, 1775 moved to Calcutta. Close to Hastings. In 1778-79 diplomatic mission to Cochin-China (Vietnam), 1781-83 to Nagpur (Berar).…

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