Source: Chaplains in the HEIC 1805 to 1835 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: FREDERICK SPRING was born in 1790, being the second son of James Spring of St. Marylebone, London. Matriculated at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, 1808; graduated B.A. 1813, and M.A. 1824 while on furlough from India. He was appointed a Chaplain in 1816. He served on the west coast from 1817 to 1829, first at Tellicherry, then at Quilon. At Tellicherry he was instrumental in building the Church. From 1833 to 1843 he officiated successively as Junior and Senior Presidency Chaplain at St. George's, Madras. In 1843 he died.