John Falconer, British Library
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia
Son of George Henry Welling and half-brother of James William Newland (qv), in whose daguerreotype and photographic studio in Calcutta he worked from c. 1857-60 as assistant, partner and finally (after Newland’s death) as manager. Evidence of their relationship is provided in Newland’s will. 
Married Cecilia Clark (b. c. 1835) at Burdwan on 25 Nov 1858, described as ‘daguerreotype artist.’
- Λ Bengal Wills, IOR/L/AG/34/29/96 ff. 203-6.