SELL, Edward

SELL, Edward. Wantage, Berkshire 24.1.1839 — Bangalore 15.2.1932. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of William John Sell. Educated at Church Missionary College in Islington, London. Ordained deacon 1862, priest 1867. In 1865-81 Principal of Harris High School for Muslims in Madras, 1880-1905 Secretary of Church Missionary Society in Madras. From…

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SCHULZE, Friedrich Volkmar Paul

SCHULZE, Friedrich Volkmar Paul (Frederick Volkomor P. Sch.). 18?? — 19??. Rev. German (?) Missionary in India (still 1931). Publications: A grammar of the Kuvi language. 252 p. Madras 1911. – The Religion of the Kuvi-Konds. 100 p. Madras 1912. – Vocabulary of the Kuvi-Kond Language with short Sentences on General Subjects for Con­versational…

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SCHOENER, August

SCHOENER, August Clemens. Bieswang, Bavaria 21.11.1872 — 19??. German Missionary in South India. After theology studies in 1890-94 at Munich and Erlangen worked as vicar in Passau in 1894-96. In 1896 left for Trankebar, worked in Tamilnadu until 1903. Then quitted the mission and returned to Germany. Married 1899 n.n. Schwenk.…

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SCHANZ, Hugo

SCHANZ, Hugo. Schöneck, Voigtland 8.11.1834 — Bobenneukirchen 30.1.1892. German Missionary in South India. From 1853 studies of Theology at Leipzig. Ordained in 1861 in Leipzig and left for India. Worked in different parts of Tamilnadu (from 1863 in Madras, from 1875 at Poraiyār), had health problems and returned in 1872.…

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SANDEGREN, Johannes

SANDEGREN, Johannes  Teodor Hjalmar. Madurai 20.11.1883 — Uppsala 15.11.1962. Swedish Missionary in South India. Son of Carl Jacob S., a missionary in South India (since 1869), and Theodore Kremmer, daughter of a German missionary. In 1894 sent to Sweden for education, matriculated from Uppsala 1901. In 1906 Cand.theol. Uppsala and…

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RICCAZ, Alexis

RICCAZ, Alexis. Saint-Jean-d’Arves 26.1.1834 — Nagpur 8.9.1892. Monseigneur. French Catholic Missionary in India. Ordained in 1861 as priest of Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales d’Annecy and arrived in India next year. He learned quickly Telugu and Oriya. From 1887 the first Bishop of Nagpur. Died of an illness. Publications: Translated…

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PRYSE, William

PRYSE, William. Llanwrtydd, Breconshire 1820 — Sylhet (?) 2.8.1869.Rev. British (Welsh) Missionary in India. Studies in 1842-46 at Trevecca Coogege. For a while pastor of Narbeth church, in 1848 ordained as missionary and sailed with his wife from Liverpool. From 1849 worked in Cherrapunjee and from 1850 in Sylhet Plain…

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PROCTER, Thomas

PROCTER, Thomas. 1797 — Bath 16.6.1836. Rev. British Clergyman in India. Son of an officer. From 1818 studies at Oxford (Jesus College), B.A. 1821, M.A. 1824. Fellow of Queen’s College 1824-26. Chaplain in Calcutta and Examiner at College of Fort William (1828). In 1831 among the applicants for Boden chair…

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PORTNJAGIN, Pavel Konstantinovič

PORTNJAGIN, Pavel Konstantinovič. Vladivostok 1903 — Samarkand 1977. Russian Traveller. Interested early in Theosophy and eastern religions. In 1925-26 travelled in China and Mongolia, in 1926 joined in Urga the Roerich Central Asian expedition, until 1928, then with I. A. D’jakov in Burma. After a while as teacher in Harbin…

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PHILLIPS, Jeremiah

PHILLIPS, Jeremiah. Plainfield NY 5.1.1812 — 9.12.1879. Rev. U.S. Baptist Missionary in India. Son of Parley Ph. and Hannah Crumb. Graduated from Hamilton Literary & Theological Institution (future Colgate University). In 1835 ordained priest and missionary. Arrived at Calcutta in 1836 and was stationed in Mayurbhanj, then in Sambalpur and…

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