Source: SPCK Missionaries 1805 to 1835 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: JOSEPH FENN Born 1790 in the county of Norfolk; ordained at Norwich 1816 to the curacy of Pakefield; 1817 to Cottayam, where he was first Principal of the College; 1826 retired; became Vicar of Blackheath, and was elected in 1837 an Hon. Life Governor of the C.M.S.; died in 1878; David Fenn, the devoted missionary of the C.M.S. in the south of India, was his son.