KIRKPATRICK, William

KIRKPATRICK, William. Ireland (?) 1754 — Exeter 22.8.1812. British (Irish) Colonial Officer in India. Son of Colonel James K. (1739–1818) of Madras Cavalry, and Katherine Monro. Himself became cadet in 1771 and 1773 joined the Bengal Infantry. He was Persian Interpreter to General Stibbert, the Commander in Chief in Bengal…

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HODGSON, Brian Houghton

HODGSON, Brian Houghton. Lower Beech near Macclesfield, Cheshire 1.2.1800 (or 1801?) — London 23.5.1894. British Civil Servant, Diplomat and Indologist in India and Nepal (1818-44 & 1845-58), also worked on Anthropology and Natural History. Son of a banker, educated at Macclesfield and Dr. Delafosse’s school in Richmond, then at Haileybury.…

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CAMPBELL, Archibald (elder)

CAMPBELL, Archibald. Port Ellen, Islay, Hebrides 20.4.1805 (not 1804) — Slough, Berkshire 5.11.1874. British (Scottish) Physician in India. His first name was Archibald, but he usually signed just A. Campbell, which led some to assume Andrew or Arthur. Son of the elder Archibald C. and his wife Helen. Studies at…

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