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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Rev William Simpson

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Other: William Simpson 
Dates:  1828, 5 July - 1902, 15 July
 
  

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John Falconer, British Library 
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia

 
Amateur, India
Appointed Assistant Chaplain, 23.9.1857; Agra, 1858; furlough, 1866; Muttra, 1868; furlough, 1871; Bankipore, 1874; Dagshai, 1875; Roorkee, 1878; retired 2 Dec 1879. Married 28.1.1873, Alice Isabel Hall (b. 4 Dec 1852; d. 16.1.1935). Children: Elaine Mary (b. 2.2.1875; married 12.6.1900); Lucy Frances Mary Jane (b. 28.1.1874; d. 31.7.1900); Alice Beatrice (b. 16.7.1877; d. 1856), changed name to Irwin. Chaplain at Mathura in 1868.[1]
 
Appointed by Government of N.W. Provinces to photograph antiquities in 1869. His photographs appear in H.H. Cole, Illustrations of Buildings near Muttra and Agra (India Museum, London, 1873).
 
Joined Bengal Photographic Society Apr 1862.[2] 
  
 
  

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  1. Λ S.J. McNally, The Chaplains of the East India Company (typescript, 1971), p. 102. 
      
  2. Λ Journal of the Bengal Photographic Society, vol. 1, no. 2, 1 Sep 1862. 
      
 
  

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