Source: Chaplains in the HEIC 1805 to 1835 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: WILLIAM MALKIN was born in 1791, being the son of Samuel Malkin of London. He was educated at a private school at Islington, which was then a village near London; matriculated at Magdalen College, Cambridge, 1811, and graduated B.A. 1816. Nominated by Simeon he was appointed a Chaplain, and arrived at Madras at the end of that year. He served at Poonamallee till 1820; then he succeeded William Thomas at Bangalore, and remained there till his retirement in 1832. In 1833 he became Vicar of St. Ives, Cornwall. He resigned in 1850, and lived in Jersey till 1866, when he became vicar of Hunningham, Leamington. This work he resigned in 1867. He died at Leamington in 1874.