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Walter Elliot


East India Company servant and archaeologist. Commissioner for the administration of the Northern Circars, 1845–54. Member of the council of the governor of Madras, 1854–60. Wrote articles on Indian natural history and culture. Knighted, 1866. FRS 1878.



Record of the Royal Society of London.


ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.

Record of the Royal Society of London: The record of the Royal Society of London for the promotion of natural knowledge. 4th edition. London: Royal Society. 1940.