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(1911), Principal, Mayo College, Ajmere; e.s. of Major-General Thomas Waddington; b. 1865; educ: Charterhouse, and Oriel College, Oxford; passed B.A., 1888; M.A., 1898; joined Indian Educational Service; Principal, Guzaret College, Ahmedabad, 1889-1892; Vice-Principal and Principal, Rajkumar College, Rajkot, 1889-92; Principal, Mayo College, 1908; m. Ethel Caroline, d. of Alonzo H. Stocker. Address: Mayo College, Ajmere Clubs: Isthmian; Club of Western India, Poona; Yacht, Bombay.

Wadhwan, Thakur Sahib of; Jasvatsinhji Bechar Sinhji; b. 1875; succeeded to gaddi, 1910; the estate is a 2nd class one; entitled to a salute of 9 guns; area, 236 sq. miles; population, 40,000. Address: Wadhwan, Kathiawar Agency, Bombay Presidency.

Waghji Ravaji, (See Morvi).

Waghji, Raja, Kewarji Shirke, Member, H.H. the Gaikwar’s Privy Council; educ: Poona High School and the Fergusson College, Poona; Baroda College; 1st class Sardar, Baroda State; Member, Palya Palakand Devasthanani Committees; Member, District Board; exempt from the operations of the Arms Act, and attendance in Civil Courts; holds estates in Poona, Bombay and Thana; Deputy Director of Ceremonies, Masonic District Grand Lodge, Bombay. Recreations: Painting and photography. Address: Dandye Bazaar, Baroda.

Wahab, Colonel Robert Alexander, also known as Wanhope; C.B. C.M.G. (1905), C.I.E. (1897), Indian Army; b. 1855; s. of Lieut.-Colonel H. Wahab; educ: Durham School; entered the Indian Army, 1873; served in Afghan War, 1878-80; Rumpa Rebellion, 1879; Mahsud Waziri Expedition, 1881; Zhob Valley Expedition, 1884; Hazara Expedition, 1888; Isazai Field Force, 1892; Wazaristan, 1894-95; Brevet Lieut.-Colonel, 1895; became Colonel, 1899; Anglo-Russian Boundary Commission, 1835; Russian Boundary Commission, 1896; Tirrah Expedition, 1897-98; Boundary Commissioner for Aden, 1902; retired, 1905; altered the spelling of his name from Wahab to Wanhope by deedpoll, 1911. Club: East India United Service.

Wahid-ud-Din, Khan Bahadur (1909); s. of late Hafiz Sheik Abdul Karim, Khan Bahadur, C.I.E., who had been honoured with an autograph photograph from Her Majesty the late Empress Victoria; his property comprises over 100 villages and several indigo factories in the Meerut district and a sugar factory and ginning and oil press in the Central Provinces; inaugurated several agricultural banks and experimental firms on his estates; founded a Primary School, Drawing School and an Arabic Madrassa in Meerut; Trustee, M.A.O. College, Aligarh; Director, Bank of Upper India, Ltd.; President, Meerut Muhammadan Association. Address: Meerut, U.P.

Wakhet Singhi Dalel Singh, (See Lunawara).

Walcott, Colonel Edmund Scopoli, C.B. (1885); s. of John Minchin Walcott; educ: privately; entered the Bombay Army, 1860; served in the China War, 1879-