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: ROBERT WINCHESTER was educated at Trinity College Cambridge, graduating B.A. 1634 and M.A. 1639. He divided his time between Suratt and Fort St. George when not on the Company's ships. He was at the Fort from 1648-51 when he went home to recruit his health. Affairs at home not being to his liking he returned to the East, and was at the Fort in 1653-4.