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Grierson, Sir George Abraham (1851–1941), administrator in India and philologist, was born at Glenageary, co. Dublin, on 7 January 1851, the eldest son of George Abraham Grierson LLD, printer to the queen in Dublin, and his wife, Isabella, daughter of Henry Ruxton RN...

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Sir George Abraham Grierson (1851–1941) by Bassano, 1920 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Gwynn, (John) Peter Lucius (1916–1999), administrator in India and linguist, was born on 22 June 1916 at 37 Hyde Park Mansions, Marylebone, London, the eldest child and only son of John Tudor Gwynn (1881–1956), a member of the Indian Civil Service, and his wife, ...