WILLIAMSON, Henry Drummond

WILLIAMSON, Henry Drummond. Alvaston, Derbyshire 17.12.1854 — 21.3.1926. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of Rev. G.F.W., educated at Rossall School. Studies at Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, B.A. 1877, M.A. 1889. Ordained deacon 1877, priest 1879. Worked from 1877 for C.M.S. at Mandla (now in Madhya Pradesh), until 1893. Then in…

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WHITLEY, Edward Hamilton

WHITLEY, Edward Hamilton. Mussoorie, India 1866? — Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire 16.3.1945, when 79. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of Rev —> Jabez Cornelius Wh., educated in England. Active at least until 1902 in Ranchi, altogether 42 years in India. Archdeacon of Chota Nagpur, Bihar and Orissa (1931). Returned from India…

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WARD, Susan R.

WARD, Susan R. (formerly Benjamin, née Stone). Belcherton MA 5.2.1822 — Calcutta 27.4.1884. American Baptist Missionary in Assam. Married 1848 Rev. Judson Benjamin (1819–1855) and came with him to Burma. They had three children, two died young After several years as widow married 1860 Rev. William Ward (d. 1873), also a…

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WADE, Thomas Russell

WADE, Thomas Russell. 1839? — 23.10.1914, when 75. Rev. British Missionary in India. Educated at C.M.S. College in Islington.  Arrived at Calcutta 1862, ordained there 1863. In 1862-1907 worked for Church Missionary Society in Peshawar (1862-72), Lahore (1872-76), Srinagar (1876-82), Amritsar (1882-1902) and Batala, retired in 1907. Back in England he…

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WAGNER, Paul

WAGNER, Paul. 1868 — 1951. Rev. German Missionary in India. Worked in Chota Nagpur. WW I forced him back to Germany. Married 1897 Marie Hahn, son-in-law of —> Ferdinand Hahn, children. Publications: “Some Kolarian Riddles current among the Mundaris in Chota Nagpur, Bengal”, JASB Extra Number 1904, 62-79. – Translated Nottrott’s Grammar of the…

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TRAILL, John

TRAILL, John. Brechin, Angus 4.7.1841 — Udaipur 21.9.1909. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Ordained 1869. From 1872 worked in Jaipur for the United Free Church of Scotland. Married Janet Kirk (d. 1876), five children. Publications: “Dadu, Dadupanthis”, E.R.E. 4, 1911, 385f. Sources: myheritage and other stray notes in Internet.

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TRACY, James E.

TRACY, James E. 18?? — before 1924. Rev. U.S. Missionary in South India. Son of Rev. William Tracy (d. 1877), of the Madura Mission. M.A. Like his father served in American Madura Mission, from 1877 at least until 1914 (when he was on furlough). D.D. Publications: “Pāndyan Coins”, MJLS 30, 1887-88, 139-144; “On…

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THOMPSON, Charles S.

THOMPSON, Charles Stewart. Easington, Durham 17.8.1851 — Kerwara, Chhatarpur dt., M.Pr. 19.5.1900. Rev. British Medical Missionary in India. Son of farmer George Th. and his wife Elizabeth. Medical training at Islington College. Ordained priest in 1880 and sent to India by Church Missionary Society, stationed at Kherwara Chhaoni in Rajputana,…

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SWYNNERTON, Charles

SWYNNERTON, Charles. Douglas, Middle, Isle of Man 27.11.1843 — Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire 16.11.1928. Rev. British Missionary and Folklorist in India. Son of Charles Swynnerton and Mary Callister. Government Chaplain 1851-57. Married Maud Massy, one son. Publications: “On a Celt of the Palaeolithic Type, found at Thandiani, Punjab, September 10th, 1880”, ProcASB 1880, 175; Note…

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SUTTON, Amos

SUTTON, Amos. Sevenoaks, Kent 1802 — Cuttack 17.8.1854. British Baptist Missionary in India. Arrived at Cuttack with his wife in 1825. The wife died very soon and he married later the widow of an American Baptist missionary. In 1833-35 they visited England and the U.S.A. to get support to the…

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