Source: Chaplains in the HEIC 1805 to 1835 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: JOHN MOUSLEY was the son of John Mousley of Boswell in the county of Warwick. Born 1771. Matriculated at Trinity College, Oxford, 1793; graduated B.A. 1800, M.A. 1802; he was elected Fellow of Balliol in 1802 and retained his fellow ship until 1816. In 1818 he was granted the B.D. and D.D. degrees by decree. He was appointed Chaplain in 1810; served with the Arcot brigade in 1811; was recalled to Madras in 1812, and officiated as Junior Presidency Chaplain at St. Mary's, Fort St. George. In the following year he was nomin ated first Archdeacon of Madras by the Board of Directors. He died at Madras in 1819, aged 48, and was buried in the church yard of St. George's Cathedral. On his tomb is a sculptured figure of Faith by Flaxman.