KEENE, Henry George

KEENE, Henry George. Haileybury 1826 — Westward Ho, Devon 26.3.1915. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of the elder —> H. G. K., educated at Rugby, Oxford and Haileybury. In 1847 entered I.C.S., served in N.W. Provinces and retired in 1882. Fellow of Calcutta University. C.I.E. 1882. Twice married, five…

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JOSEPH, Gerard Abraham

JOSEPH, Gerard Abraham. Colombo 6.4.1870 — 4.3.1922 (when 52). Sri Lankan Burgher Civil Servant. Member of Ceylon Civil Service. Son of Abraham Orlando J. and Louisa van Langenberg, From 1893 to his death Secretary and Librarian of Colombo Museum, in the late 1910s also its acting director. Married 1897 Mabel…

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JENKINS, Richard

JENKINS, Richard. Cruckton near Shrewsbury 18.2.1785 — Blackheath 30.12.1853. Sir. British Civil Servant in India, then Politician. Son of Richard J. In India 1800-28, served in Bombay C.S., in 1807-27 resident in Nagpur. Returned to England in 1828. He was M.P. (conservative) for Shrewsbury in 1930-32 and 1837-41. One of…

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HOPE, Theodore Cracraft

HOPE, Theodore Cracraft. 9.12.1831 — London 4.7.1915. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Jmes Hope, a noted physician, and Anne Fulton. Educated at Rugby and Haileybury. In 1853 joined Bombay Civil Service. Worked in Gujarat, especially in Ahmedabad and Surat, later in higher administrative positions in Bombay (1882-87…

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HERSCHEL, William James

HERSCHEL, William James. Slough, Buckinghamshire (now Berkshire) 9.1.1833 — Hawkhurst, Kent 24.10.1917. Sir, 2nd Bart. British Civil Servant in India. Son of the atronomer John H. and Margaret Brodie Stewart. Served in Bengal in 1853-78 in various positions, finally 1872 Commissioner of Dacca and 1874 of Cooch Behar. In 1871…

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HARTSHORNE, Bertram Fulke

HARTSHORNE, Bertram Fulke. Cogenhoe, Northamptonshire 1844 — Brentford, Middlesex ?.3.1922. British Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son of Charles Henry H. and Frances Margaretta Kerrich. Educated at Charterhouse School, graduated from Pembroke College, Oxford. Arrived in 1869. Returned 1874 and settled in Oxford. Apparently became a lawyer. Married 1875 Frederika…

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GUBBINS, Charles

GUBBINS, Charles. 1??? — 31.12.1866. British Civil Servant in India. Son of General Joseph G. After Haileybury served in India 1829-58. From 1835 joint magistrate and deputy collector in Rohtak, from 1839 in Gurgaon. Retired 1861. Married 1843 Maria Burnley Bathoe. Publications: “Notes on ruins at Mahabalipuram on the Coromandel…

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GRIBBLE, James Dunning Baker

GRIBBLE, James Dunning Baker Newport, Devonshire 1841 — 1906. British Civil Servant in India. In Madras Civil Service in 1863-82. In 1875 he was Acting Sub-Collector in Cuddapah. Later on, served in Scottish police. Married Theodosia Baierlein, daughter of a German missionary, six children. Publications: A Manual of the District…

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FRASER, Hugh

FRASER, Hugh. India 1851 — Woking (?) 28.1.1920. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Colonel Hugh. Fr. of Indian army and Florence Charlotte Penney. Magistrate and Collector in Bijnour (1894). Married. Publications: “Folklore from Eastern Gorakhpur (N.-W.P.), ed. by G. A. Grierson”, JASB 51, 1883, 1-?? (with a number…

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FORREST, Robert Edward

FORREST, Robert Edward. 1835 — 1914. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Captain George F. of Indian army and Ann Edwards, brother of —> G.W.F. Served 22 years in the Irrigation Branch of the Indian Public Works Department. Married with Mary Wild, one daughter. Publications: “On Rock Inscriptions near…

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