HAMILTON, Robert Clifton

HAMILTON, Robert Clifton. 18?? — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Served in India from 1893-1920. Still living in 1932. He could well be the R. Cl. Hamilton of https://en.m.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:Oxford_men_and_their_colleges.djvu/667, born in Bath 1872, studied at Oxford from 1891 – but his possible connection with India is not mentioned. Publications: An…

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GRIFFITHS, Percival

GRIFFITHS, Percival Joseph. Middlesex 15.1.1899 — 14.7.1992. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. M.A. Cambridge, then went to India. Finally District Magistrate of Medinipur in Bengal from 1933. Retired 1937, but stayed in India as a representative of European business. Knighted 1947, K.B.E. 1963. Married 1924 Kathleen Wilkes (d. 1974). Publications: The…

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GOULD, Basil

GOULD, Basil John. Worcester Park near London 29.12.1883 — 27.12.1956.Sir. British Civil Servant in India, Political Officer in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet. Son of Charles Gould and his wife Ellen. After Winchester College studies at Oxford (New College). Joined I.C.S. in 1907. In 1912-13 British Trade Agent in Gyantse, Tibet. Later…

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FOWLER, George M.

FOWLER, George M. 18?? — 19??. British Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Assistant Government Agent (1878), then Government Agent for Western Province (1900), finally Colonial Secretary. Retired 1907, 1912 living in Oxford. Publications: “The Paṇikkans of Muchalai”, JRAS-CB8:26, 1883, 13-17 (elephant catchers) .– “Translation of an Inscription at the Temple at Moṇṇísvaram”,…

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D’OYLY, John

D’OYLY, John. 6.6.1774 — Kandy 25.5.1824. Sir, first Bart. of Kandy. British Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son of Matthias D’Oyly, Archdeacon of Hastings, and his wife Mary, educated at Westminster School. Studies at Cambridge (Corpus Christi), graduated 1796. In 1801 joined C.C.S. as writer, during a tenure at Matara…

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D’OYLY, Charles

D’OYLY, Charles. Murshidabad, India 18.9.1781 — Leghorn, Italy 24.9.1845.Sir, 7th Bart. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Sir John Hadley D’Oyly, 6th Bart. and Collector of Calcutta, and Diana Rochfort. In 1785 the family returned to England and the boy was educated there. Entered E.I.C.’s service c. 1796. “Assistant…

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CLEGHORN, Hugh

CLEGHORN, Hugh. Fife 1751/52 — ?.2.1836. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. High School in Edinburgh 1762-63. In 1773-93 Professor of Civil and Natural History at St.Andrews University, in 1788-90 interrupted by a long tour around Central Europe. In 1795 went to India and Ceylon with comte de Meuron.…

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CLARKE, Charles Baron

CLARKE, Charles Baron. Andower, Hampshire 17.6.1832 — Kew, Richmond 25.8.1906.British Civil Servant (Teacher) and Botanist in India. Son of Turner Poulter Clarke, educated King’s College School in London. Studies at Trinity and Queens’ Colleges, Cambridge. In 1860 called to the bar from Lincoln’s Inn. In 1857-65 lectured on mathematics at…

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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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