Leyden, John, 1775-1811

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1775-09-08
Death 1811-08-28
Britons
English, Tagalog

Biographical notes:

c 1784 shepherd, Henlawshiel; 1787-1790 student of the Reverend James Duncan, covenanting pastor; 1790-1797 student at Edinburgh University; 1797-1798 preacher, St Andrews; 1800 accompanied a pair of German tourists to the Scottish highlands and the Hebrides; 1803-1805 assistant surgeon, Madras; 1805 prepared a report on the geology, diseases, crops and languages of the Mysore provinces; 1806 settled in Calcutta, India; c 1807-1809 judge of the twenty-four parganas of Calcutta; 1809 commissioner, the court of requests, Calcutta; 1810 assay-master of the mint, Calcutta; 1811 accompanied Lord Minto to Java as assistant and interpreter of the Malay language.

Epithet: linguist and poet

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x00027f

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Subjects:

  • Tagalog language

Occupations:

  • Translator

Places:

  • Seringapatam, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Java, Indonesia (as recorded)
  • Patina, India (as recorded)
  • Guzerat Province, Hindostan (as recorded)
  • Ceylon, Asia (as recorded)
  • Kashgar, China (as recorded)
  • Axum, Abyssinia (as recorded)
  • Sircars District, India (as recorded)
  • Benares, India (as recorded)
  • Degan, India (as recorded)
  • Maldive Islands, Indian Ocean (as recorded)
  • Mysore, India (as recorded)
  • Coromandel, India (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Berhampore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Straits of Malacca, South East Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Pulo-Panjang, Cochin China (as recorded)
  • Cashmere, India (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Assam, Province of, India (as recorded)
  • Sumatra, Indonesia (as recorded)
  • Persia, Kingdom of, Asia Minor (as recorded)
  • Cochin, India (as recorded)
  • Malabar, India (as recorded)
  • Assam, Province of, India (as recorded)
  • Sarun District, India (as recorded)
  • Guzerat Province, Hindostan (as recorded)
  • Malabar, India (as recorded)
  • Malabar, India (as recorded)
  • Armenia, Turkey-in-Asia (as recorded)
  • Malabar, India (as recorded)
  • Cochin, India (as recorded)
  • Persia, Kingdom of, Asia Minor (as recorded)
  • Singapore, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)