Source: Chaplains in the Jurisdiction of the Presidency of Fort St George from 1647 to 1805 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: RICHARD ELLIOTT was appointed for Masulipatam in 1677, and succeeded Eichard Portman at Fort St. George in 1681. Here he remained till 1696 when he died the fourth Chaplain to die at the Fort. He was educated at Eton and King's College Cambridge; he was elected King's scholar 1666, graduated B.A. and elected to a Fellowship 1669; proceeded M.A. 1674; ordained 1675. He is said to have been born in London. He was unmarried and therefore remained a Fellow of King's until his death.