The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Coventry, Bernard

Coventry, Bernard, C.I.E. (1892), Director, Agricultural Research Institute, and Principal, Agricultural College, Pusa: b. 1859; s. of late John Coventry of Burgate House, Fordingbridge, Hants; m. 1892, Ella Gordon, d. of E. Dalgliesh, of Brook, Witley, Surrey; educ; at Beamount College; Came out and joined the indigo industry in India 1881; at one time manager and part proprietor of the Dalsingh Sarai Indigo Concern in Behar; started an agricultural research station on modern lines, 1899; appointed first. Publications: various reports on agricultural and industrial matters, and articles on Rhea and Flax published in the Agricultural Journal of India. Address: Pusa, Bengal, India,