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Henry Thomas Colebrooke (1765–1837) by Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey, 1820 The British Library

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Colebrooke, Henry Thomas (1765–1837), administrator in India and scholar, was born in London on 15 June 1765, youngest son of Sir George Colebrooke, second baronet (1729–1809), banker and for four years chairman of the East India Company (1769–73), and his wife, Mary, daughter of ...

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Head, Sir Edmund Walker, eighth baronet (1805–1868), governor-in-chief of British North America and scholar, was born on 16 February 1805 at Wiarton Place, near Maidstone, Kent, the son of Revd Sir John Head (d. 1838), a clergyman, and his wife, Jane, the daughter of ...

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James Logan (1674–1751) by Gustavus Hesselius, c. 1716–45 courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Collection, Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia

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Logan, James (1674–1751), colonial official and scholar, was born on 20 October 1674 in Lurgan, co. Armagh, to Patrick Logan and Isabel Hume. Patrick Logan was a minister and an MA of Edinburgh University, who after becoming a Quaker had attempted to make a living as a schoolmaster. ...