GRAHAM, James William

GRAHAM, James William. 17?? — 18??. British Colonial Officer in India. Joined E.I.C.’s army in 1800. Lieutenant (1819), then Major. Chief Interpreter and Translator to the Supreme Court of Judicature. He was cashiered in 1828 by sentence of a general court-martial and disappears. Publications: “A Treatise on Sufiism, or Mahomedan Mysticism”,…

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GOUGH, Charles John Stanley

GOUGH, Charles John Stanley. Chittagong 28.1.1832 — Clonmel, co. Tipperary, Ireland 6.9.1912. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. General. Born into a family of Anglo-Irish gentry, son of judge George Gough and Charlotte Margaret Becher. Educated in the U.K. Entered Bengal European Cavalry in 1848. Served in the Punjab campaign,…

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GALLOWAY, Archibald

GALLOWAY, Archibald. Perth 12.2.1779 — London 6.4.1850. Sir. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. Major-General. Son of James G. and Margaret Forester. Cadet 1799, joined Bengal Native Infantry in 1800, participated in the defence of Delhi and siege of Bharatpur. Colonel 1836, Major-General 1841. From 1840 one of E.I.C.’s Directors,…

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DUNBAR, George (George Duff-Sutherland Dunbar of Hemprigg)

DUNBAR, George (George Duff-Sutherland Dunbar of Hemprigg). Wick, Caithness-srire 29.5.1878 — Winchester, Hampshire 8.4.1962. Sir, 6th Bart. (1898). British (Scottish) Colonial Officer. Major (1940). Son of Garden Duff-Dunbar of Hempriggs and Ackergill and Jane Louisa Duff. Educated at Harrow. After Sandhurst served in India from 1898. Commander of the Military Police…

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CONNER, Peter Eyre

CONNER, Peter Eyre. 5.8.1789 (hardly 1794) — Hyderabad 29.4.1821. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant of Madras infantry. Together with Ltn. B. S. Ward conducted the survey of Travancore and Cochin 1810-21. Publications: “Description of the Hill Tribes in Travancore”, MJLS 1, 1834, 1-7; “Extract from the Memoir of the Survey…

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BRADDOCK, John

BRADDOCK, John. Westminster 1794 — Madras 1840. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of John and Sarah Br. Served in Madras army. In the Preface to gunpowder book, signed in Madras 1830, he says to have been 17 years absent from England. Lieutenant. Married 1819 Elizabeth Stephenson, three daughters and…

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BELL,  Thomas Evans

BELL,  Thomas Evans. London 11.11.1825 — Kensington, London 12.9.1887. British Colonial Officer in India. Major. Son of William Bell and Elizabeth Kinnear, educated at Wandsworth (London). Joined Madras Army in 1842. In 1855-60 Assistant Commissioner in Nagpur, lost his position because of disagreement with Chief Commissioner. In 1861-63 Deputy Commissioner of…

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BACON, Thomas

BACON, Thomas. Paddington, London 11.8.1813 — Devonshire 11.2.1892.British Colonial Officer and Artist in India. Son of sculptor John Bacon and Susannah Sophia Taylor. In 1835-38 Lieutenant with Bengal Horse Artillery stationed in Meerut. Then resigned and returned to London. Studied first law, but then took religion. He was Chaplain in…

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YOUNG, Robert (d. 1823)

YOUNG, Robert. 17?? — 2.7.1823. British Colonial Officer in India. Captain, in 1821-22 Surveyor in the Nizam’s dominions. Married 1819 in Vellore Mary Hazlewood. Buried in Masulipatam. In 1848 the daughter of “the late Capt. Young, Madras army” was married. Publications: “An Account of Some Ancient Graves in the Vicinity of…

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WILLIAMSON, W. J.

WILLIAMSON, W. J. 18?? — Komsing March 1911. British Colonial Officer in India. Apparently served in India in 1854-95. Lieutenant, soon (1872) Captain. From 1866 the first Deputy Commissioner of Garo Hills, in 1880 Major and Chief Political Officer in Naga Hills. C.I.E. He was murdered by Abors during an…

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