Source: SPG Missionary (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: JOHN THOMPSON was an Englishman, educated at Durham, and the brother of the Rev. A. C. Thompson. He was ordained deacon in 1835, and priest in 1837, by the Bishop of Madras. He worked at Negapatam and Madura, and was invalided home in 1848.