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Nathaniel Brassey 
Halhed
1751 - 1830


Nathaniel Brassey 
Halhed
, orientalist and grammarian, who arrived in Calcutta (1772) to work in the E.I.C. as a `writer'. He is credited with being the first to write a Bangla Grammar (1778). He also made a translation of the Upanishad (1787), after he had returned to England.

Born: Westminster, , , , England 25th May 1751 Baptised:
Died: 18th Feb 1830Buried:
Family:
Halhed

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1.
Nathaniel Brassey 
Halhed
1751 - 1830
2.
William 
Halhed
(
Caswell
,
Greenly
) 1723 - 1786
4.
Nathaniel 
Halhed
(
Houghton
,
Mason
) 1665 - 1731
 
3.
Frances 
Caswell
(
Halhed
) 1724 - 1783
 
 

Siblings


1.
Robert William 
Halhed
1753 - 1836
2.
Ellen Frances 
Halhed
1754 - 1831
3.
John 
Halhed
1758 - 1829
4.
Henrietta 
Halhed
1759 - 1761

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25th May 1751Born England
18th Feb 1830Died
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