Source: SPG Missionary (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: WILLIAM HICKEY was born in India, and educated at Bishop's College, Calcutta. He was ordained deacon in 1837, and priest in 1839, by the Bishop of Madras. He worked in the diocese from 1837 to 1862. when he was pensioned. He died at Dindigul in 1870. He was more fitted for English work than mission work, and got his opportunities at Trichinopoly, 1840-46, and afterwards at Dindigul and Madura.