Alleyne Ireland

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Walter Alleyne Ireland (19 January 1871, Manchester – 23 December 1951)[1] was a British traveller and author on the tropical colonies of the British empire.[2]

His father was Alexander Ireland. Educated at Manchester Grammar School and the University of Berlin, Alleyne Ireland visited Australia, Canada, India, Burma, the Malay Peninsula, Java, Borneo, French Indo-China, the Philippines, the West Indies and British Guiana. In 1902–1904 for the Times of London he wrote twelve articles on British colonial administration in the tropics. He lectured at Cornell University, the University of Chicago and the Lowell Institute and was on the staff of the New York World.[3]

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  1. ^ "W. Alleyne Ireland, Author, Traveler". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 24 December 1951. p. 7. 
  2. ^ H. M. Ayres, ed. The Reader’s Dictionary of Authors. 1917
  3. ^ "Ireland, Alleyne". Who's Who. 1919. p. 1275. 

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