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Risley, Sir Herbert Hopelocked

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Risley, Sir Herbert Hope (1851–1911), administrator in India and anthropologist, was born on 4 January 1851 at Akeley, Buckinghamshire, where his father, John Holford Risley, was rector. His mother was Frances, daughter of John Hope, at one time residency surgeon of Gwalior. On 13 July 1863 he was elected a scholar of ...

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