Source: Chaplains in the HEICS 1836-58 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: JOHN PAWLEY POPE was the son of John Pope, of Plymouth. He was the eldest of several brothers, two of whom left their mark in the world's history. He graduated B.A. from Christ's College, Cambridge, in 1847, and entered the Company's service in 1849. He was Chaplain of Masulipatam, 1849-55, and at Quilon, 1855-57. In that year he was invalided to the Cape, and died at sea before he reached land.