THORNTON, Edward Parry

THORNTON, Edward Parry. 7.10.1811 — London 10.12.1893. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Thornton of Clapham and Eliza Parry. Educated at Haileybury and Charterhouse, joined Bengal C.S. in 1830. Served in Goruckpore (Gorakhpur), in 1842-45 on furlough in England. Then Magistrate and Collector in Mathura, from 1848 in Serampore.…

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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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THIMM, Carl Albert

THIMM, Carl Albert. 1856 — 1932. British, Captain of 2nd London Rifles, served in South Africa, then worked as librarian. myheritage.com has C.A.Th. born 1855 to Franz Louis Julius and Horatia Thimm, married 1881 Annie Helen, died 1932. In another part of the same C.A.Th. is born c. 1856 and married…

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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, Joseph Robson

TANNER, Joseph Robson. Frome, Somerset 28.7.1860 — Aldeburgh, Suffolk 16.1.1931. British Historian. Educated at Mill Hill School, London, studies at Cambridge (St.John’s College, fellow 1883). Lecturer in Indian History at Cambridge, 1885-92 for I.C.S. students. In 1895-1900 Assistant Tutor, 1900-12 Tutor and 1900-21 Tutorial Bursar at St.John’s. Married 1888 Charlotte…

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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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TADDEI, Maurizio

TADDEI, Maurizio. Rome 3.3.1936 — Rome 5.2.2000. Italian Art Historian and Archaeologist of South Asia. Professor in Naples. Studies at La Sapienza in Rome, graduated 1961 Under Bussagli). In 1964-74 worked in Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale (Rome), in 1967-77 Director of Italian Missione archeologica in Pakistan. From 1968 Professor incaricato…

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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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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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