Source: Chaplains in the HEICS 1836-58 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: ROBERT POSNETT was born in 1821, at Belfast. He graduated B.A. from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1844, and took the M.A. degree on his return from India in 1859. He entered the Company's service in 1847; served at Poonamallee, Mangalore, and Bangalore, and left India through ill-health in 1854. He became Rector of Laracor, county Meath, in 1859, and died there in 1865.