The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Grierson, Sir George Abraham

Grierson, Sir George Abraham, B.A., Ph.D.Litt., C.I.E. (1894), K.C.I.E. (1912), I.C.S. (retired); e.s. of late George Abraham Grierson, LL.D.; b. Glenageary, Dublin, 1851; educ; St. Bees and Shrewsbury; Trinity College, Dublin; m. Lucy Elizabeth Sean, d. late M. H. Collins, M.D., 1880; joined I.C.S., as Assistant Collector and Magistrate, 1873; Inspector of Schools, Bihar Circle, 1880; Offg. Collector and Magistrate, 1887; Magistrate, Howrah, 1892; Additional Commissioner, Patna, 1896; Opium Agent, Bihar, 1896; on special duty in charge of Linguistic Survev of India, 1898 1902; retired, 1903; holds certificates of high proficiency in Bengali and Sanskrit; Hon: Fellow of the Asiatic Society of Bengal; Hony: Member, American Oriental Society; is connected with a great many other societies; was a Fellow of the Calcutta University. Publications: Grammar and Chrestomathy of the Maithili Language; Seven Grammars of the Bihar Dialects; [[Bihar Peasent Life]]; The Modern Vernacular Literature of Hindustan; Essays on Cashmiri Grammar; The Languages of India; Report on Linguistic Survey of India; and many papers in the Journals of Oriental Societies. Recreations: Study and music. Address: Rathfarnham. Samberly. Clubs: Junior Conservative; West Burrey.