Henry Beveridge

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Henry Beveridge
Born 9 February 1837
Died 8 November 1929
London, England
Occupation Orientalists
Spouse(s) Annette Akroyd
Children William Beveridge

Henry Beveridge (9 February 1837 – 8 November 1929) was an Indian Civil Service officer and Orientalist in British India.

Life and family[edit]

He married Annette Akroyd, one of the first graduates of Bedford College and translator of Persian and Turki texts. The couple had two children: a daughter, Annette Jeanie Beveridge (d. 1956), who married R. H. Tawney,[1] and a son, William Beveridge (1879–1963), a noted economist who gave his name to the report associated with the foundation of the welfare state.[2]

Henry Beveridge lived at Pitfold, Shottermill, Surrey, England and died in 1929.[2]


Translations Works
  • The Tūzuk-i-Jahangīrī Or Memoirs Of Jahāngīr, Alexander Rogers and Henry Beveridge. London, Royal Asiatic Society, 1909–1914.
  • The Akbarnama of Abu-L-Fazl, Vol. I & II, Delhi: Low Price Publications, (1902–39, Reprint 2010). ISBN 81-7536-482-3.
  • The Akbarnama of Abu-L-Fazl, Vol. III, Delhi: Low Price Publications, (1902–39, Reprint 2010). ISBN 81-7536-483-1.
  • The Akbarnama of Abu-L-Fazl, Set of 3 Volumes, Bound in 2, Delhi: Low Price Publications, (1902–39, Reprint 2010). ISBN 81-7536-481-5.

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Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ Chapter 2 "Courtship and marriage", of The Life of R. H. Tawney: Socialism and History By Lawrence Goldman
  2. ^ a b "Henry Beveridge Genealogy". Retrieved 6 November 2010. 
  • William Beveridge, India Called Them, London, 1947;
  • M D Hussain, 19th Century Indian Historical Writing In English, Calcutta, 1992.

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