Source: Chaplains in the HEIC 1805 to 1835 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: FREDERICK WHITE was born in 1783, being the son of Robert White of Cambridge. He was educated at Baldock School; matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge, 1800; graduated B.A. 1805, M.A. 1808. He was the last of the six Chaplains appointed to Madras in 1816. His appointment was made under unusual circumstances. He entered the Royal Navy as a Chaplain, and accompanied Admiral Sir George Burlton to India on board H.M.S. Cornwallis.