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(Caroline) Mary Ridding (1862–1941) by unknown photographer [front right, with the Girton students of the year 1883] The Mistress and Fellows, Girton College, Cambridge


Ridding, (Caroline) Mary (1862–1941), Sanskrit and Pali scholar, was born on 30 August 1862 in Meriden, Warwickshire, the daughter of William Ridding (1830–1900), vicar of Meriden, who had been a notable cricketer, and his wife, Caroline Selina Caldecott. Her uncle was George Ridding...


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Wilson, Horace Hayman (1786–1860), Sanskritist, was born on 26 September 1786, in London, the elder son of George Paterson jun. (1761–1831) and a Miss Woolston (later changed to Wilson). Paterson was employed as deputy accountant-general of the East India Company. Wilson was the father of three sons from two liaisons (with an Indian woman during his early years in ...