KEBLE, William Thomas

KEBLE, William Thomas. Dunstall, Burton On Trent, Staffordshire 4.8.1901 — Victoria, British Columbia 19.10.1965. British Teacher in Sri Lanka. Son of Rev. Thomas Charles K. and Hilda Mary Jeffcock. Studies at Oxford, B.A. and M.A. In 1923 to Ceylon, worked as teacher. In 1942 founded an up-country school in Bandarawela…

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JUNGMANN, Josef

JUNGMANN, Josef  Jakub. Hudlice, Beroun district, Bohemia 16.7.1773 — Prague 14.11.1847. Czech Linguist and Poet, one of the Leaders of Czech National Revival. Son of a German father and Czech mother, brother of —> A. J. Jungmann. After school in Prague studied from 1795 literature and from 1799 law at…

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JAMES, Walter Knight

JAMES, Walter Knight. Radford, Nottinghamshire ?.10.1853 — 1???. British Teacher in Sri Lanka. Son of Walter Redhead James and Clara Ann Fisher. In Sri Lanka. Principal of the Normal College, Colombo (1881). Married 1881 Julia Ann Robottom (d. 1889), two sons and one daughter. Publications: A First Book of Botany for…

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HUNTER, Gerald R.

HUNTER, Gerald R. 1??? — ????. zzz. In Indian Educational Service. Dr. Visited the excavations in Harappa and Mohenjo-daro and made exact copies of inscriptions. His book has been deemed the only serious work about the Indus Script before the 1970s. Publications: The Script of Harappa and Mohenjodaro and Its Connection…

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HOWLEY, Thomas

HOWLEY, Thomas. 1831 — 1906. British Teacher in India. Son of elder Thomas H., of Bangalore. Educated at Bishop Cowie’s Grammar School in Madras. Head-Master of Anglo-Vernaculat School in Ellore, Madras Presidency. From 1861 (unpaid) Professor of Tamil, Telugu and  Hindustani at King’s College, London. Hon. M.A. 1881 Oxford, Balliol…

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Kempson, Matthews

KEMPSON, Simon Matthews Edwin. Castle Bromwich, Birmingham 3.5.1831 — 20.6.1892. British Teacher in India. Son of the vicar of Castle Bromwich, educated at Cheltenham College. Studies at Cambridge, Gonville and Caius College. After graduation to India. From 1858 Headmaster of Government College in Bareilly, then Inspector of Schools in Agra. In…

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KAY, William

KAY, William. Pickering, North Yorkshire 8.4.1820 — 16.1.1886. Rev. British Teacher in India. Son of Thomas and Ann Kay. Studies at Lincoln College, Oxford, graduated 1839. Fellow of his college 1840, Tutor and M.A. 1842. Ordained as priest 1843. B.D. 1849. From 1849 Principal of Bishop’s College in Calcutta, until…

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JOYES, Walter

JOYES, William Boardman Walter. Madras 9.8.1828 — Ootacamund 11.7.1878. British Teacher in India. Son of Walter Patrick J. and Mary Ann Boardman, a family residing in Madras from the grandfather’s (Major Patrick J.) time. Professor of Vernacular Languages at Presidency College, Madras, until death. Married 1857 Clarissa Hall. Publications: With…

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HORNE, Eric Arthur

HORNE, Eric Arthur. Clevedon, Somerset 29.11.1883 — Aligarh 7.6.1930. British Teacher in India. Educated at Mill Hill School, studies of history and economics at St.Andrews. After some years’ work in labour department of the Board of Trade, from 1911 Professor Economics at, then Principal of Patna College of Patna University…

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HIRZEL, Arnold

HIRZEL, Paul Arnold. Lenzurg, Canton Aargau 5.12.1861 — 8.1.1931. Swiss Indologist. Teacher in Aarau, grandson of —> Bernhard H. Son of Paul Arnold H., a lawyer, and Johanna Victoria Albrecht. Studies of classical philology, Romance and Germanic philology and Sanskrit at Strassburg, Leipzig and Munich. Ph.D. 1890 Leipzig (under Windisch).…

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