WIDGERY, Alban G.

WIDGERY, Alban Gregory. Bloxwich, Staffordshire 9.5.1887 — Wichester, Va. 22.3.1968. British Scholar of Religion in the U.S.A. Son of Rev. John Thomas W. and Ellen Thomas. Studies at Cambridge (St.Catharine’s College, B.A. 1908, M.A. 1912). From 1908 taught at Bristol University, St. Andrews University, and Cambridge University, for a while…

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TRUMPP, Ernst.

TRUMPP, Ernst T. Ilsfeld, Württemberg 13.3.1828 — Munich 5.4.1885. German Missionary and Indologist. Professor in Munich. Son of carpenter Georg Thomas Trumpp and Sara Bader. After gymnasium in Heilbronn studied at Tübingen (Ewald), passed theological examination in 1848. Even now studied Arabic and Sanskrit under Ewald and Roth. Participated in…

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MACAULIFFE, Max Arthur

MACAULIFFE, Max Arthur (born Michael Macauliffe). Glenmore, Monagea, co. Limerick 11.9.1838 (Foley) or Newcastle West, county Limerick 10.9.1841 (Wikip.) — London 15.3.1913. Irish Scholar of Sikhism in India. Son of John McA., a schoolteacher, and Julia Browne. Educated at Glenmore, Templeglantine (his father’s schools) and finally at Springfield College in…

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FIELD, Dorothy

FIELD, Dorothy (Mrs. Norman Dudley Short). 1884 — 1968. Lady. British Writer, Musician and Woman Activist. In 1923-27 reporter for The Times Educational Supplement. He was much interested in Theosophy, but did not join the Society. His book on Sikhism was based on Macauliffe’s work. She married Norman Dudley Short…

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BROWNE, James

BROWNE, James. 1744 — 1792. British Colonial Officer in India. Major. Joined Indian army in 1765, 1772 aide-de-camp of Warren Hastings. “Collector of the Jungleterry districts, 1773; had difficult work in administering the country and settling disturbances. Sent by the Council on an embassy to Shah Alam at Delhi to…

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BARSTOW, Arthur Edward

BARSTOW, Arthur Edward (“Bustling Bill”). Edinburgh 17.3.1888 — near Layang Layang, Malaya 28.1.1942. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. Major-General. Son of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Adam Anderson B. and Jane Cape. Educated at Bradfield College and Sandhurst. From 1909 served in the Punjab with the 15th Ludhiana Sikhs (during WW 1…

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