Source: Chaplains in the HEICS 1836-58 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: WARNER BECKINGHAM OTTLEY was the son of William Young Ottley, F.S.A., the author of the History of Engraving, and of many works on prints and pictures. He was born in 1820; was a Scholar of Caius College, Cambridge; graduated B.A. with honours 5th Senior Optime in 1842, and proceeded M.A. in 1855. He was ordained deacon at Salisbury in 1845, and priest at Gloucester in 1846. He was Curate of Oxenhall, in the county of Gloucester, from 1845 to 1847, when he was appointed a Chaplain in the Company's service. He served at Secundera- bad, 1847-52, in which year he was appointed to minister to the scattered militarv and civil stations in the district of Ganjam. His headquarters were at Berhampore, and there he remained not only during the rest of his service, but for six years after his retirement. He returned to England in 1881, and died at Torquay in 1897.