CONRAD, Dieter

CONRAD, Dieter. 1932 — 2001. German Scholar of Indian Law. Dr.iur. 1963 Heidelberg (diss. not on South Asia). Senior Research Fellow at South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, was in Charge of its Department of Law from 1963 until his retirement in 1997. Publications: “Von Der Teilung Indiens Zur Teilung Pakistans.…

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BRANDT, Francis

BRANDT, Francis. Pendleton, Lancashire 6.5.1840 — Cheltenham, Gloucestershire 17.7.1925. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Robert Brandt. Educated at Cheltenham College, became famous as cricketer. After graduation from Oxford (Brasenose College) joined I.C.S. in 1862, served in South India. From 1884 Judge in Madras High Court, retired 1887. In…

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ARBUTHNOT, Alexander John

ARBUTHNOT, Alexander John. Killaloe, Ireland 11.10.1822 — 10.6.1907. Sir. British (Irish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Alexander A. (1768–1828), Bishop of Killaloe, and Margaret Phoebe Bingham. Educated at Rugby and Haileybury. Joined I.C.S. 1842 in Madras. As Director of Public Instruction from 1855 he had an important role in…

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ADAM, Leonhard

ADAM, Leonhard. Berlin 16.12.1891 — Bonn 9.9.1960. German Ethnologist in Australia (naturalized 1956). Son of Meinhardt Michael Adam and Katharina Clare Rosa Schmidt. Gymnasium in Berlin. Studied law, economics, ethnology and Sinology at Berlin and Greifswald, LL.D. 1916. Worked as judge in Berlin, but kept his interest in ethnology and…

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WYNCH, Paul Marriot

WYNCH, Paul Marriot(t). 17?? — Hawkhurst, Kent 12.3.1841. British Civil Servant in India. Joined Bengal Civil Service in 1808. From 1818 Acting Register of Sudder dewany and Nizamut Adawlut at Fort William, then Magistrate of 24 Parganas. Judicial Deputy Secretary to Governor General Bentinck, Secretary 1828. Retired 1836. Married 1826…

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WILSON, Roland Knyvet

WILSON, Roland Knyvet. Swaffham, Norfolk 27.8.1840 — Richmond, Surrey 29.10.1919. Sir, 2nd Bart. British Lawyer. Son of Rear-Admiral George Knyvet W. and Agnes Mary Yonge. Educated at Eton, then studies at Cambridge (King’s College), B.A. 1863, M.A. 1866, LL.M. 1875. From 1867 worked as barrister, soon also journalist (in Weekly Reporter and Law…

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CANDY, Edward Townshend

CANDY, Edward Townshend. India 15.4.1845 — ?.4.1913. Sir (1904). British Civil Servant in India. Son of —> Thomas Candy. Educated in Cheltenham. M.A. Entered Bombay C.S. 1865, retired 1903. “Judicial Assistant to the Political Agent, Kattiawar, 1872-82: officiating Judicial Commissioner in Sind, 1886-7: Vice-chancellor of the Bombay University, 1897-1902: Judge…

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CAMPBELL, Archibald (younger)

CAMPBELL, Archibald. Bilberry, Argyll 18.1.1877 – London 24.4.1963. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of John C. Educated at Harrow, studies at Cambridge (Pembroke College). M.A. Served in I.C.S. 1900-28, retired as Judge of the High Court of Lahore (1921-28). In retirement soon (1929) became Lecturer in Indian Law at…

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WOODROFFE, John George

WOODROFFE, John George (pen-name Arthur Avalon). Calcutta 13.2./15.12. 1865 — Beausoleil, France 16/18.1.1936. Sir. British Lawyer and Indologist in India. Son of of James Tisdall Woodroffe, Advocate-General of Bengal, and Florence Hume. Educated at Woburn Peak, studies at University College, Oxford (B.C.L., M.A.). In 1889 admitted at Inner Temple and from 1890 barrister at…

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WEST, Raymond

WEST, Raymond. Ballyloughrane, co. Kerry 18.9.1832 — 8.9.1912. Sir. Irish (of English background) Civil Servant in India. Son of Frederick West,a journalist, and Frances Raymond.Studies of law atat Queen’s University, Galway, graduated 1855. In 1869-71 on health leave in Ireland, further studies and to Bar.“Went out to Bombay, 1856. In the…

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