NEWBOLD, Thomas John

NEWBOLD, Thomas John. Macclesfield, Cheshire 8.2.1807 — Mahabaleshwar 29.5.1850. British Colonial Officer In India. Son of surgeon Francis N. From 1827 in Madras Light Infantry, in 1832-35 in Malacca, 1834 Lieutenant. In 1840-42 on furlough in Europe, travelled via Palestine and Egypt. In 1843 returned to Madras as Captain, in…

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MORLAND-HUGHES, Walter Robert James

MORLAND-HUGHES, Walter Robert James. Dover 7.5.1923 — Dehra Dun 7.11.1947. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Charles Morland Cunynghame Hughes and Elsie Louise Ginn. Captain of Gurkha Rifles. Died of polio. Publications: Grammar of the Nepali Language. 87 p. L. 1947. Sources: Stray notes in Internet.

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MONEY, George Wigram Pocklington

MONEY, George Wigram Pocklington. Jhelum 1888 — Los Angeles 16.10.1955. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Captain George Alfred M. and Constance Pocklington. Captain in Third Gurkha Rifles, served in WW I in Mesopotamia. Retired, migrated to California. Married 1930 Ellinor Mary Hunter-Brown. Publications: Gurkhali Manual. 229 p. Bombay 1919,…

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MOLONY, Arthur Deane

MOLONY, Arthur Deane. 7.4.1879 — Kallincong (?), India 1.9.1931. British Colonial Officer in India. Educated in Canterbury. Major of Gurkha Rifles. Retired, now concentrated on linguistic studies. Publications: Gurkhali Beginner. Calcutta 1923. Sources: Few lines in The Cantuarian 12, 1931, 408.

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MODAVE, Louis Laurent de Féderbe, Count de (Fayd’herbe de Maudave)

MODAVE, Louis Laurent de Féderbe, Count de (Fayd’herbe de Maudave).Château du Fayet, Barraux (Isère) 22.6.1725 — Masulipatam 22.12.1777. French Nobleman, Officer and Traveller. Son of colonel Jean Charles Nicolas F., C. de M. and Marie Thérèse Maniquet du Fayet. As young officer participated in many European wars. Came to India as adjutant…

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MELVILLE, W. R.

MELVILLE, W. R. 18?? — 1???. British Colonial Officer in India. Captain. In 1866 in charge of Gwalior Survey. Publications: “Note on some Buddhist Ruins at Doob Koond”, JASB 35:1, 1866, 168-172. Sources: With mere initials and no further information his identification seems impossible.

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MARTIN, Claude

MARTIN, Claude. Lyon 5.1.1735 — Lucknow 13.9.1800. French Officer in India. Born in a modest middle class family, son of Fleury M., a casket maker, and Anne Vaginay. Afterschool in Lyon apprenticed to a local silk weaver, but in 1751 he enlisted as a soldier in French East India Company…

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MARSHALL, William Elliot

MARSHALL, William Elliot. 1826? — Torquay, Devon 21.11.1888. British Colonial Officer and Anthropologist in India. Son of an officer, educated at Rugby. Lieutenant-Colonel of Bengal Staff Corps (1873). Retired as Major-General. Married 186? Caroline Sylvia Hardy, one daughter, one son. During a furlough in Ootacamund he interested in Todas and conducted…

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MARSHALL, George Turnbull

MARSHALL, George Turnbull. Calcutta 13.12.1803 — at sea, St.Ives Bay, Cornwall 10.12.1854. British Colonial Officer in India. Arrived c. 1830. Major 1846. In 1838-52 Secretary of the College of Fort William in Calcutta (the last holder of this office before the closing of the College), in 1839-40 also of Sanskrit College.…

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MALET, George Grenville

MALET, George Grenville. Newton Tony, Wiltshire 7.3.1804 — Bushire 9.12.1856.British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of —> Ch. W. Malet and Susanna Wales. Joined E.I.C.’s army in 1822, served in Bombay Presidency. From 1843 resident in Khairpur. Fell commanding his regiment in the capture of Bushire in the war…

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