GRANT, Sara

GRANT, Sara. Shrewsbury 19.12.1922 — 2002. British Missionary and Indologist. Born of Scottish parents in England, educated in a convent in Brighton, converted to Roman Catholicism at the age of 19. After war studied classics at Oxford. She went to India as missionary in 1956 (member of the Sacred Heart…

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GILLINGS, James

GILLINGS, James. Norwich, Norfolk 15.11.1822 — 1897. Rev. BritishMethodist Missionary in Sri Lanka. In 1844-50 Superintendent on English school in Batticaloa, then returned to the U.K. Retired and moved to Coonoor in South India. Publications: “On the Veddahs of Bintenne”, JRAS-CB2:3 (7), 1853, 83-89. Sources: Scanty stray notes in Internet.

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GILLE, Albert

GILLE, Albert. 1878 — 1950. Father. S.J. Belgian Missionary in India 1904-25. In the 1930s A.G. from Belgia was missionary in Burundi. Publications: “Notes on Some Native Medicines from Southern India”, Man 6, 1906, 182-187. – A Record of the Inscriptions at the Catholic Church at Patna, Bihar and Orissa. 8+54 p. Patna…

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GERMANN, Wilhelm

GERMANN, Wilhelm. Gardelegen 3.4.1840 — Meiningen 7.2.1902. German Missionary in India. Worked in Tamilnadu. Studied theology at Erlangen, in 1864 joined the Lutheran Leipzig Mission. Ordained priest in 1865 and left for Madras. Returning in 1867 he became minister in Meiningen, from 1886 church councilor and superintendent in Wasungen (Thüringen).…

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FROST, Andrew Hollingworth

FROST, Andrew Hollingworth. Hull 26.4.1819 — Cambridge 24.2.1907. British Missionary and Mathematician. Son of Charles Frost, a solicitor and antiquary. From 1838 studies at Cambridge (St. John’s College), B.A. 1842, M.A. 1846. Teacher of mathematics in Manchester. Ordained deacon 1848, then curate in England. In 1853-69 Church Missionary Society’s missionary…

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EXEM, Albert van

EXEM, Albert van. 1918 — 1994. S.J. Father. Belgian Missionary and Anthropologist in India. From 1946 worked 17 years among Muṇḍas. Fluent in Muṇḍari. Publications: “Haram and Singbonga. The Concept of the Supreme Being According to Munda Mythology”, P. Ponette (ed.), The Munda World. Ranchi 1978, 81-115. – The Religious System…

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DAHMEN, Pierre

DAHMEN, Pierre. 18?? — 19??. S.J. Father. Catholic Missionary in Madurai (1910/31). Publications: “The Kunnuvans or Mannadis, a Hill-Tribe of the Palnis, South India”, Anthropos 5, 1910, 320-327. – Un jésuite brahme: Robert de Nobili, S.I., 1577-1656, missionnaire au Maduré. 10+103 p. Museum Lessianum 1. Bruges 1924; Robert de Nobili S.J.:…

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COSTA, Giulio

COSTA, Giulio. Imola 1901 — Mendal, Tura, Meghalaya 16/17.4.1970. S.D.B. Father. Italian Catholic Missionary in Assam. Worked in Khasi Hills (1936), then in Tura in West Garo Hills, altogether 45 years, until death. Murdered during night. Publications: “The Garo Code of Law”, Anthropos 49, 1954, 1041-1066. Sources: Obituary By St. Ferrando in…

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CARTY, Pierre

CARTY, Pierre. Pau 4.8.1876 — India 27.6.1950. S.J. French Missionary in South India. After school in Pau studies at Bordeaux (B.Sc.). Now joined the Madura Mission of Toulouse Jesuit Province and arrived on 6.10.1894 at Trichinopoli (Tirucci), where he had his final education and began himself teaching in 1901 at…

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CAIUS, R. P. J.

CAIUS, R. P. J. 18?? — 19??. S. J. Father. Missionary in Tiruchirappalli. Publications: “Au Pays des Castes. Castes des pays Dravidiens”, Anthropos 1, 1906, 426-434; “Au Pays des Castes. Les Brahmanes. (Suite)”, Anthropos 3, 1908, 239-243, 637-650. Sources: Nothing except the two articles found.

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