Source: Chaplains in the HEICS 1836-58 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: THOMAS DEALTRY was a son of the third Bishop of Madras; he graduated B.A. from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1847, and proceeded M.A. in 1850. He was ordained deacon in 1848, and priest in 1849, at Norwich, his first curacy being at Raydon, in Suffolk. In 1850 he was appointed a Chaplain by the Court of Directors. He served as Domestic Chaplain to his father from 1850 to 1858; then he did parochial work at Bangalore till 1861, when he was appointed Archdeacon and returned to Madras. Upon his retirement in 1871, he became Rector of Swillington, near Leeds, 1872-78, and Vicar of Maidstone, 1878- 83, in which latter year he died. In Madras he suffered some what from his early promotion; for he passed over the heads of many seniors, among them being such men as F. G. Lugard and J. Richards.