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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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…

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ROUSE, W. H. D.

ROUSE, William Henry Denham. Calcutta 30.5.1863 — Hayling Island, Hampshire 10.2.1950. British Classical Scholar and Indologist. Teacher and Lecturer in Cambridge. Son of —> G. H. Rouse, a Baptist missionary, and his wife Lydia, himself joined later the Church of England. Educated at Doveton College in Calcutta, from 1882 studies…

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ROBERTS, Ernest Stewart

ROBERTS, Ernest Stewart. Swineshead, Lincolnshire 1847 — Cambridge 16.6.1912. Rev. British Linguist. Lecturer in Cambridge. Son of Dr. Stewart Blacker R. and Selina Milson. Educated at Boston School, studies at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Fellow there 1870, Tutor 1876, Senior Tutor 1885, President 1894 (or 1904?). Ordained priest 1879. From 1884…

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RIVERS, W. H. R.

RIVERS, William Halse Rivers. Luton near Chatham, Kent 12.3.1864 — Cambridge 4.6.1922. British Physician and Anthropologist. Son of Rev. Henry Frederick R. and Elizabeth Hunt, educated at Tonbridge. From 1882 studies of medicine in St.Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. In 1887 went as ship’s surgeon to Japan and North America. M.D. 1888…

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RAPSON, Edward James

RAPSON, Edward James. Leicester 12.5.1861 — Cambridge 3.10.1937. British Indologist. Professor in Cambridge. Son of the teacher and future vicar Edward R., educated in Hereford. From 1879 studied at St.John’s, Cambridge. Graduated in classics in 1883 and started now Indology under Cowell. Fellow of St.John’s 1887, brief time in Oxford and…

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