Source: Chaplains in the HEIC 1805 to 1835 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: EDWARD MARTIN JOHN JACKSON matriculated at St. John's College, Cambridge, in 1812 as Edward Jackson, and graduated B.A. in 1816 under his full name. He married in 1814, while still an undergraduate, Fanny, the daughter of James Lardner of Teignmouth, Devon. At Cambridge he came under the influence of Charles Simeon, and was recommended by him for a Chaplaincy in the Company's Service. He was appointed in 1816 as Edward Martin Jackson; arrived in 1817 and was sent to Vellore. There he died in 1821.