JACKSON, Welby

JACKSON, Welby Brown. Ilford, Essex (London) 30.12.1802 — 17.11.1890.British Civil Servant and Artist in India. Son of Sor John J., Bart. (d. 1820), and Charlotte Spry Gorham (d. 1807). To India before 1830, 1852 still there, 1856 in England and then lived long in Upton, Buckinghamshire (still there 1881). At some…

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JACOLLIOT, Louis

JACOLLIOT, Louis. Charolles (Saône-et-Loire) 31.10.1837 — Saint-Thibaut-des-Vignes (Seine-et-Maine) 30.10.1890. French Colonial Lawyer and Enthusiast of Indian Thought. Advocate, in 1865-69 judge in Tahiti and India (Chandernagar). He claimed that the Bible and Christianity originated in India and that missionaries and Indologists had concealed this “fact”. Christ he simply derived from…

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HOWORTH, Henry H.

HOWORTH, Henry Hoyle. Lisbon 1.7.1842 — London 15.7.1923. Sir. British Barrister, Conservative Politician and amateur Historian and Geologist. Son of Henry H., a British merchant residing in Portugal, educated at Rossall School in Lancashire. Called to the bar 1867 (Middle Temple), practised as lawyer in Manchester. From 1886 conservative M.P.,…

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KEITH, Arthur Berriedale

KEITH, Arthur Berriedale. Portobello (Edinburgh) 5.4.1879 — Edinburgh 6.10. 1944. British (Scottish) Indologist and Scholar of Law. Professor in Edinburgh. Son of an advertiser, Davidson Keith, and Margaret Stobie Drysdale, educated at Royal High School. Studies at Edinburgh University (B.A. 1896, M.A. 189??), and from 1897 at Balliol College, Oxford…

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HUMPHREYS, Christmas

HUMPHREYS, Travers Christmas (“Toby”). Ealing, Middlesex 15.2.1901 — London 13.4.1983. British Lawyer and Bauddha. Son of a lawyer, Travers H., educated at Malvern College. Studied at Cambridge (Trinity Hall), 1924 called to the Bar by Inner Temple. Worked as lawyer in various positions, 1950 Senior Prosecuting Counsel like his father,…

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HORTON-SMITH, L. Graham H.

HORTON-SMITH, Lionel Graham Horton. 12.7.1871 — London 9.3.1953. British Lawyer interested in Linguistics. Son of Richard Horton H.-S. and Marilla Baily. Educated in Marlborough, studies of classics and law at St.John’s College, Cambridge (B.A. 1893). Called to bar 1897 by Lincoln’s Inn. Worked as barrister in London. Married 1909 Nora Blanche…

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JONES, William

JONES, William. Westminster 28.9.1746 — Calcutta 27.4.1794. Sir. British Pioneer of Indology. Judge in Calcutta. He was the youngest child of the mathematician William Jones (1675–1749), originally a Welshman from Anglesey, and Maria Nix. Educated from 1753 at Harrow, where he spent more than ten years. In free hours he…

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JOHNSTONE, P. de Lacy

JOHNSTONE, Peirce de Lacy Henry. 25.5.1848 — 26.1.1927. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Lieutenant-Colonel Francis William J. and Maria Mahony. Studies at Edinburgh and Oxford (Balliol College), where he was Boden Scholar of Sanskrit 1869. B.A. 1871, M.A. 1876. In 1871 joined Bengal Civil Service, served in…

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