NESFIELD, John Collinson

NESFIELD, John Collinson. Stratton St.Margaret, Wiltshire 14.8.1836 — Ealing 28.6.1919. British Teacher in India. Son of a cleric, Robert Carles N., and Eleanor Dale Collinson. Educated at Highgate Grammar School, teacher there 1859-64. Studies at Merton College, Oxford, B.A. 1860. M.A. 1862. Curate in Highgate, 1867 entered Indian service, first in…

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NELSON, James Henry

NELSON, James Henry. London 1838 — 1898. British Civil Servant in India. Studies from 1856 at Cambridge (M.A.), Fellow of King’s College. Barrister-at-law (Middle Temple, 1859). In 1861 left for Madras, served 25 years in South India. From 1876 District Judge of Cuddapah, finally in Madras High Court. Described as…

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NELL, Louis

NELL, Louis. Colombo 26.11.1830 — Chiswick, Middlesex 17.5.1922. British (of Burgher background) Lawyer in Sri Lanka. Son of George N. and Maria Elizabeth Conderlag. Crown counsel of Ceylon. Retired in 1893, travelled in Switzerland, Italy and Germany. Four times (?) married, 14 children. Publications: In JRAS-CB: “An Introductory Paper on the Investigation…

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MONEY, David Inglis

MONEY, David Inglis. Bombay 25.10.1809 — 16.7.1880. British Civil Servant in Bengal. Son of William Taylor M. and Eugenia Money. Educated at Charterhouse School, studies at Cambridge (Trinity College). Served Bengal India from 1829. Collector of Nuddeah (1845), then in Murshidabad (1849), finally Judge of Calcutta High Court, retired 1860. Settled…

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MOBERLY, Arthur Norman

MOBERLY, Arthur Norman. New Alresford, Hampshire 1873 — Southwark, Surrey 24.5.1934. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Cornelius M. and Caroline Hunter. Educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford (M.A.). Arrived at India in 1896 and served as magistrate in Bengal. Superintendent of Ethnography in Bengal, finally Chief Secretary…

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MARTIN, W. B.

MARTIN, W. B. 18?? — 1???. British Civil Servant in India. Deputy Collector and Magistrate, Madhipárah, Bhagalpur (1875), later of Beguserai (1892), in Bihar. Sometimes given three initials as J. W. B. Martin. Publications: “On the Archaeological Remains of Barantpur in Zila’ Bhágalpúr”, ProcASB 1872, 175-177. – Letter forwarding an Inscription found at Srinagar…

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MAN, Edward G.

MAN, Edward Garnet. Halstead, Kent 8.2.1837 — Godalming, Surrey 14.11.1920. British Civil Servant in Bengal and Burma. Son of Harry Stoe Man and  Louisa Caroline Fowle. After early stay in business in Calcutta returned and studied at Lincoln’s Inn, called to the bar 1865. Government Lawyer in Burma, also worked…

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MCPHERSON, Hugh

MCPHERSON, Hugh. 1870 — 1960. Sir. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Duncan M. and Rebecca Lees. Joined I.C.S. around 1890. In Bengal, from 1912 in Bihar and Orissa. Acting Governor of Bihar and Orissa. Retired to Scotland in 1925. K.C.I.E. 1924, C.S.I. Conducted expeditions to the Himalaya.…

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MACONACHIE, James Robert

MACONACHIE,  James Robert. Orsett, Essex ?.1.1850 — Bromley, Kent 20.10.1922. British Civil Servant in India. Son of George M. and his wife Maria. Educated at Merchant Taylor’s School and London University (B.A.). Joined I.C.S. 1872, served in the Punjab, retired 1896. Married Sarah Dorothy Ogle, three sons (Sir Richard Roy M.).…

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MCKERRELL, John

MCKERRELL, John. Hillhouse, Ayrshire 17?? — London 1835. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. In Madras Civil Service, worked as Translator of Telugu and Kannaḍa, also an ex officio member of the Board of Superintendence of the College of Fort St. George. Retired, finally committed suicide. Possibly he is the…

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