SHUTTLEWORTH, Henry Lee

SHUTTLEWORTH, Henry Lee Hawden. Scoforth, Lancashire 14.5.1882 — New Delhi 28.2.1960. British Civil Servant in India. The only son of George Edward Sh., a physician, and Edith Mary Hadwen. Educated in Shrewsbury, from 1901 studies at Oxford (Pembroke College), then joined I.C.S. After furthertudies M.A. 1910 Cambridge, then went to India. Vainly…

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SHIRREFF, Alexander Grierson

SHIRREFF, Alexander Grierson. 1883 — 2.9.1962. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Francis Archibald Patullo Sh. and his wife Elizabeth Louisa. B.A. I.C.S. officer, in the 1930s Collector of Jaunpur. Married Dulcie Baxter, children. Publications: With Pannā Lāl: The Dream Queen: a translation of the Svapnavasavadatta of Bhasa. 4+55 p. Allahabad 1918. – Hindi…

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SETON-KARR, Walter Scott

SETON-KARR, Walter Scott. 23.1.1822 — West Brompton, London 22.11.1910. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Andrew S-K, of Roxburghshire (Scotland), and Alicia Anne Rawlinson. He was a godson of Walter Scott. Educated at Rugby. Served in Bengal in judicial and political offices. In 1862-68 Judge of High Court in Calcutta.…

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SCRAFTON, Luke

SCRAFTON, Luke. 1732 (?) — at sea near Cape of Good Hope 1770. Britishman in E.I.C.’s service. Assisted Clive. After the Battle of Plassey Resident at Durbar of Murshidabad, then in Calcutta Council. Back in the U.K. one of the director’s of E.I.C. In 1769 nominated to the three-man committee…

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SCOTT, James George

SCOTT, James George. Dairsie, Fife 25.12.1851 — Petworth, West Sussex 4.4.1935. Sir. British (Scottish) Civil Servant and Journalist in Burma. Son of George Scott, a Presbyterian minister, and Mary Forsythe. Lost early his father, educated in Stuttgart and Cambridge. The loss of family fortune forced him to interrupt his studies…

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SCANLAN, Charles Arthur Rose

SCANLAN, Charles Arthur Rose. 18?? — 1???. British Civil Servant in India (?). In 1872/79 he was Assistant Surveyor in Topographical Survey of India, Calcutta, worked in Gwalior and Central India. Publications: “Notes on the Gonds met with in the Sâtphurâ Hills, Central Provinces”, IA 1, 1872, 54-56; “Notes on the Sharias”, Ibid. 159f. Sources: Nothing…

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SAMMAN, Herbert Frederick

SAMMAN, Herbert Frederick. 1871 — 1940. British Civil Servant in India. In 1892-1919 served in Bengal. In 1922-35 Lecturer in Bengali at Cambridge. Married, at least one son. Publications: Nothing found. Sources: A few stray notes in Internet.

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RUSSELL, Robert Vane

RUSSELL, Robert Vane. 8.8.1873 — off the coast of Crete 30.12.1915. British Ethnologist in India. Son of Charles Robert Tilden R., a navy officer, educated at Winchester College, the studies at Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1893 joined I.C.S. Superintendent in 1901 census, then Superintendent of Ethnography, Central Provinces. Died on…

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RICHARDS, Frederick John

RICHARDS, Frederick John. 26.6.1875 — 19??. British Civil Servant and Archaeologist in India. Son of John R. and his wife Sarah. M.A. Joined I.C.S. in 1898, served in Madras Presidency. Long time in Salem. As Collector of Bangalore he founded with Tabard in 1909 the Mythic Society. In 1923 member of…

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ROGERS, Alexander

ROGERS, Alexander. 1825/26 — 27.11.1910. British Civil Servant and Persian Scholar in India. Educated at Haileybury, in 1845 joined Bombay Civil Service, served in Northern Division. Collector and Magistrate 1860, Commissioner 1865, Member of Council 1872, retired 1879. Married 1847 Jane Georgina Davison, at least one son. Publications: The land revenue…

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