TUFNELL, R. H. Campbell

TUFNELL, Robert Hutchinson Campbell. 1852 — 1908. British Colonial Officer in South India. Son of Thomas Robert T. and Frances Howard Hutchinson. Captain (1888), served mainly in South India. Participated in Afghan wars. Retired as Major. Married 1878 Mary Anne Luard Smith, two sons. Publications: “On a Collection of South Indian Coins”, JASB 55, 1886, 157-160;…

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TORRENS, Henry D’Oyley

TORRENS, Henry  D’oxley. Meerut 24.2.1823 — London 1.12.1889. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of —> H. W. Torrens and Eliza Mary Roberts. Joined army in 1849, Colonel 1864, Major-General 1869 and Lieutenant-General 1884. Served in Crimean war and 1857 mutiny. Travels in Ladakh, etc. during summer holiday of…

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TAYLOR, John William

TAYLOR, John William. 1782? — 1824?. British Colonial Officer in India. As captain, in 1808-23 Professor of Hindustani at Fort William College. Major 181?. Married, children. Publications: Nothing found. Sources: Scanty stray notes in Internet.

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TAYLOR, Joseph Irwin

TAYLOR, Joseph Irwin. Ireland 1765/66 — 1811. British Colonial Officer in India. Born in Ireland, in an originally English Unitarian family. Went to India in 1783, advanced to Major (or Colonel?). Served in Bengal. According to 1808 title the dictionary was “originally compiled for his own private use, by Capt. Joseph…

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TANNER, Henry C. B.

TANNER, Henry Charles Baskerville. Tasmania 1835 — Bath ?.3.1898. British Colonial Officer in India. Grew up in Western Australia, where his parents had emigrated in the 1820s, but in 1843 the family returned to England (Wiltshire). After Addiscombe joined Indian army and left for India in 1854. Joined Bombay Staff Corps,…

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SYDENHAM, George

SYDENHAM, George. Madras 23.10.1785 — 1863. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Major-General William S. and Amelia Prime. As Captainworked for Major Colin Mackenzie’s survey of the Deccan. His brother, Thomas S., was British Resident in Haidarabad in 1805-10, probably G.S. was Persian interpreter there. Then in 1814/18 he…

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STUBBS, Francis William

STUBBS, Francis William. Dundalk, Ireland 1828 — Cork 2.8.1911. British (Irish?) Colonial Officer in India. After Addiscombe joined E.I.C.’s army in 1847, served in Bengal Horse Artillery. Major, 1859 in Attock, in 1895 Major-General of Royal Artillery. Member of A.S.B. from 1859. Married with Caroline Forbes, six children. Publications: Letter regarding…

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STRUTT, Charles Henry

STRUTT, Charles Henry. 8.9.1833 — 19??. British Colonial Officer in India. Joined Bombay artillery 1853 and served in 1857 insurrection. Major 1864. He achieved a considerable collection of Indo-Greek and Indian coins, which he brought to the U.K. when he retired in 1866. Living in 1901. Major Ch.H.S. (the same?),…

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STEWART, Robert

STEWART, Robert. Ardvorlich, Perthshire 15.9.1829 — 6.6.1882. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. Colonel. Son of Major William Murray St. and Charlotte Debnam. Lieutenant, then Captain of Bengal Army. From 1856 Assistant Superintendent, then Deputy Commissioner of Cachar in Assam (1867). Married 1860 Charlotte Joanna Murray, one daughter. Publications: “Notes on…

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STEWART, Charles

STEWART, Charles. Lisburn, Antrim 1764 — Bath 19.4.1837. British Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. Son of Captain Poyntz St., in 1781 joined E.I.C.’s army as cadet. From 1800-06 taught Persian at Fort William College. In 1805 the College sent him to Mysore to catalogue Tipu’s library. Returned to…

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