GARTHWAITE, James Grant Liston

GARTHWAITE, James Grant Liston. 1833 — Glenelg, South Australia 21.12.1918. British Missionary in India. B.A. London. Worked for Basel Mission in Kerala, arrived at Bangalore 1853. In 1868 he was Inspector of schools in Malabar and Canara. Retired 1888. Widowed he visited his relatives in South Australia in 1895 and…

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FLEX, Oscar

FLEX, Oscar (Oskar). 18?? — 19??. Rev. German Missionary in India. From 1861 in Ranchi. Married with Antonie Flex. Note that there are two Germans of the same name at the same time in different parts of India. Publications: Introduction to the Urāun Language. 55 p. Calcutta 1874. – Unter…

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ETHERINGTON, William

ETHERINGTON, William Duke. Gosport, Hampshire 1838 — Torquay, Devonshire 5.6.1907. Rev. British Baptist Missionary in Benares, 1860-84. Possibly returned earlier as Alumni Cantabrigienses claims that he matriculated in 1877 and passed B.A. 1881 and M.A. 1884 (they confirm that he was Baptist missionary in India). Retired and worked as Baptist…

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ELMSLIE, William Jackson

ELMSLIE, William Jackson. Aberdeen 29.6.1832 — Gujrat (now Pakistan) 18.11.1872. British Missionary Physician in India. Son of James and Barbara E. School and studies in Aberdeen (no degree), in 1862-64 medical studies at Edinburgh (M.D.). Although himself Presbyterian, in 1864 he joined Church Missionary Society. Worked summers in Kashmir and winters…

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DUNCAN, Marion Herbert

DUNCAN, Marion Herbert. Celina, co. Mercer, Ohio 17.1.1896 — Boonsboro, co. Washington, Maryland ?.1.1977. U.S. Missionary in Khams (eastern Tibet). Son of John S. D. and Sarah Jane Russell, graduated from Hiram College. In 1921-35 served as missionary of the Disciples of Christ in Batang /‘Ba‘-thams) in Khams (Lopez) or 1921-32…

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DROESE, Ernest (Ernst Dröse)

DROESE, Ernest (Ernst Dröse). Thorn (now Torun in Poland) 12.7.1817 — Landour, Uttarkhand 19.4.1891. Rev. German Missionary in India. He began as apprentice silversmith, but soon turned to missionary career and entered the seminary of Berlin Mission and was sent to India in 1842. Worked in Benares and Ghazipur. In…

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DRIBERG, John G

DRIBERG, John G. 17?? — before 1859. Rev. Missionary of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. Ordained Deacon 1835. In the early 1830s in Tallygunge as catechist, from 1835 in Barripûr near Calcutta, c. 1847-48 in Nurbudda District, then again in Barripur. Married (his widow Harriet Dr. died…

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DRAKE, John

DRAKE, John. 18?? — 19??. Rev. British Baptist Missionary in India. Studies at Regent’s Park College, Oxford. M.A. B.D. Working among Kurkus (around 1900), 1900-10 in Agra. In 1910-26 Vice-Principal and Professor of Theology and Ethics at Serampore College, then at Theological Seminary of Saharanpur (1930 there). Married, at least…

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DILGER, Wilhelm

DILGER, Wilhelm. Winterbach, Württenberg 1855 — 1920. Rev. German Missionary of Basel Mission in Kerala. Worked in Kerala in 1880-1900 and 1906-07. In 1910 said to belong to Tübingen University. Knew Malayālam and Sanskrit. He began an extensive dictionary of Malayālam, but had to stop as the position as the…

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DEHON, Paul

DEHON, Paul. Maurage, Hainaut 29.8.1856 — Rajhara, Daltonganj 27.6.1905. Rev. S.J. Belgian Missionary in India. Joined Jesuits in 1876. Ordained priest 1882. To India in 1883, from 1889 worked in Kurukh (Oraon) mission. Publications: “Religion and Customs of the Uraons”, MASB 1:9, 1906, 121-181. Sources: P. Tete in La Civiltà…

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