Authorised form of nameHodgson; Brian Houghton (1800 - 1894)
Dates1800 - 1894
Place of birthPrestbury, Cheshire, England
Date of birth01 February 1800
Place of death48 Dover Street, London
Date of death23 May 1894
Dates and placesBurial:
Alderley, Gloucestershire
Research fieldEthnology
Haileybury College
Writer in the HEIC Bengal Service, Calcutta (1818); Assistant Resident, Kathmandu (1820-1829); Acting Resident (1829-1831); Resident (1833-1843); visited England (1843); returned to India privately to study ethnology in Darjeeling; Resident Minister at Nepel.
FLS; Correspondant de l'Institut de France; Royal Asiatic Society; Asiatic Society of Bengal (Honorary)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/06/1877
RelationshipsSon of a partner in the banking firm of Hawkins, Miles and Company of Macclesfield, and his wife Catherine, daughter of William Houghton of Manchester.
Married: 1) (1853) Anna, daughter of General Harry Alexander Scott (she died 1868); 2) (1870) Susan, daughter of Rev Chambre Townshend of Derry, county Cork
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1896-1897 vol 60 pp xxiii-xxvi signed by J D H
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6460
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1877/08Hodgson, Brian Houghton: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/9/478Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons25 May 1894
MC/11/75Letter from B H [Brian Houghton] Hodgson, Alderley, Wotton under Edge, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]11 June 1877
MC/11/80Letter from B H [Brian Houghton] Hodgson, Alderley, Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, to G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society12 June 1877
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
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