MARSHALL, George T.

MARSHALL, George Turnbull. Calcutta 13.12.1803 — at sea, St.Ives Bay, Cornwall 10.12.1854. British Colonial Officer in India. Arrived c. 1830. Major 1846. In 1838-52 Secretary of the College of Fort William in Calcutta (the last holder of this office before the closing of the College), in 1839-40 also of Sanskrit College.…

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LISTON, D.

LISTON, D.1??? — 1???. Civilian, in Gorakhpur. He cannot be the same who gave the name to the mosquito Anopheles stephensi as that was only in 1901. One David Liston is mentioned as returning from India to the U.K. in 1844. Perhaps he is D.L. (1799–1881), a former missionary in India, who…

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JARRETT, Henry Sullivan

JARRETT, Henry Sullivan. Madras 17.6.1839 — East Grinstead, Sussex 15.4.1919. British Colonial Officer in India. Colonel. Son of Thomas Stanhope Jarrett and Eliza Julia Chambers. Educated at Prior Park, Bath. Joined Indian army in 1857, just in time to serve against the insurrection. In 1870-94 Secretary and Member of Board…

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FORREST, Robert Edward

FORREST, Robert Edward Treston. 1835 — West Bournemouth 7.4.1914. British Civil Servant in India. The eldest son of Captain George F. (1800–1859) of Indian army and Ann Edwards, elder brother of —> G.W.F. Educated in England. Served 22 years in the Irrigation Branch of the Indian Public Works Department. Married…

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FELL, Edward

FELL, Edward. 17?? — 1824. British Colonial Officer in India. From 1807 Lieutenant, then Captain of 10th Native Infantry. Superintendent of Benares Sanskrit College, from 1820 until death. In 1819 he examined the remains of Sanchi and wrote the first published decription. He is reputed to have mastered Sanskrit. A…

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ELLIOTT, John Bardoe

ELLIOTT, John Bardoe. Ripon, Yorkshire 14.9.1785 — Patna 26.8.1863. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John E., a naval officer (he had served under Cook), and Isabella Todd. More than 50 years in India, where he arrived in 1800. Long time in Patna (apparently as early as 1813, judge…

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COPE, Henry

COPE, Henry. 18?? — 187?. British Journalist in India. In 1847 he resided in Delhi and was the secretary of the just-founded local Archaeological Society and editor of the Delhi Gazette. Soon moved to Lahore, founded (1849) and edited the Lahore Chronicle in 1850-56. In the 1860s secretary of Agri-Horticultural Society.…

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BRANDES, Jan Laurens Andries

BRANDES, Jan Laurens Andries. Rotterdam 13.1.1857 — Batavia (Jakarta) 26.6.1906. Dutch Indonesian Philologist and Archaeologist. Son of a Lutheran priest, Johannes Henrikus Br. and Maria Cornelia Gude. Aften school in Amsterdam studied 1874-79 theology (but also Sanskrit) at Amsterdam Athenaeum (now A. university), in 1879-83 Indology at Leiden (in preparation…

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BARTH, Marie-Étienne-Auguste

BARTH, Marie-Étienne-Auguste. Strasbourg 22.3.1834 — Paris 15.4.1916. French Indologist. Born in Strasbourg as the son of catholic father, commis-négociant Étienne B., and protestant mother, Marie-Wilhelmine Stoeber. Educated in Stras­bourg, 1856 lic. ès lettres. Taught logic and rhetorics at Bouxviller Collège near Savern from 1857, privately studied Sanskrit, and in 1861…

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RAVENSHAW, Edward Cockburn

RAVENSHAW, Edward Cockburn. Mangalore 1804 —?.4.1877. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Goldsborough R. (1777–1840), later the chairman of E.I.C., and Hannah Bond. In 1820 Prizes in Bengali and Persian from Haileybury, soon entered Indian Civil Service. Apparently served also in the residence of Hyderabad (in 1830 short time…

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