STEPHEN, James Grant

STEPHEN, James Grant. Calcutta 28.7.1819 — Cheltenham, Gloucestershire 22.2.1897. British Colonial Officer. Major. Son of William George St. of Bengal Engineers and Esther Thomason. Served in Bengal Army, retired 1856. Now studies at Cambridge (B.A. 1861, M.A. 1864). From 1860 a few years (to 1863?) Lecturer in Hindustani at Cambridge.…

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SHERLOCK, Woodford Wright

SHERLOCK, Woodford Wright. Blackrock, Cork 1836 — 1912. Born in Ireland. Apparently colonial officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of Wright Sh. and Celeste Mathieu. M.A. Lecturer (University Teacher) in Hindustani at London University College (1884) and at Cambridge (1883-1912). Married Jessie Strachan, three sons and one daughter. Publications: Nothing found. Sources:…

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SAMMAN, Herbert Frederick

SAMMAN, Herbert Frederick. 1871 — 1940. British Civil Servant in India. Educated in Stratford-on-Avon, studies at Cambridge (Emanuel College). In 1892-1919 served in Bengal. In 1922-35 Lecturer in Bengali at Cambridge. Married 1899 Emily Savage, at least one son. Publications: Wrote on cotton industry of Assam. Sources: Indian Biogr. Dict. 1915,…

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MORIARTY, Gerald Patrick

MORIARTY, Gerald Patrick. 1.4.1863 — Cambridge 21.6.1924. British Historian. Son of Stephen Stack M., educated at Brighton College. From 1881 studies at Balliol College, Oxford (B.A. 1885). Worked as tutor in Oxford, then from 1895 I.C.S. teacher and 1897-1924 University Teacher of Indian History at Cambridge (Pembroke College, hon. M.A.…

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DODERET, William

DODERET, William. Madras 30.9.1862 — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Frederick D. Educated in London and at Balliol College, Oxford. M.A. Joined I.C.S. 1880, arrived 1882, served in Gujarat and Maharashtra, retired 1909. In 1910-19 University Teacher of Marathi at Cambridge. Married Margaret Robertson McDonald, two daughters.…

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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 and Caroline Boyce. 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…

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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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BOUQUET, Alan Coates

BOUQUET, Alan Coates. Forest Hill, London 24.5.1884 — Cambridge 4.3.1976. Rev. British Scholar of Religion. Son of Robert Coates B., Registrar to the Art Union of London, of Huguenot descent, and Elizabeth Stow. After St.Dunstan’s College and London University College studies at Cambridge (Trinity College): B.A. 1905, M.A. 1910, B.D. 1918,…

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PARSONS, Francis Cotton

PARSONS, Francis Cotton. Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire 29.11.1867 — Lausanne, Vaud 23.12.1924. British Civil Servant in India. Son of a farmer, William Baldock P. and Louisa Ambrose. Joined I.C.S. in 1886, served in South India. Retired 1914, living in Cambridge passed B.A. 1916 and M.A. 1921. Lecturer in Telugu at Trinity College,…

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SPEAR, Percival

SPEAR, Thomas George Percival. Bath, Somerset 2.11.1901 — Cambridge 16.12.1982. British Historian of India. Educated at Monkton Combe School, studies at St.Catharine’s College, Cambridge. Ph.D. 1931. In 1924-40 taught European and English History at St.Stephen’s College in Delhi, a modern school supporting Gandhi and Tagore. During the war at Information Department of…

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