Details of SAMUEL AUGUSTUS GODFREY

Born: c1820

Died: >1860

Source: SPG Missionary (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)

Biography: SAMUEL AUGUSTUS GODFREY was a Eurasian, educated at the Vepery Seminary and at Bishop's College, Calcutta. He was ordained deacon in 1840, and priest in 1842, by the Bishop of Madras. His connections with the S.P.G. lasted from 1840 to 1859; his principal work during that period was at Combaconum, 1846-56. After 1859 he was employed by the Bishop and the Additional Clergy Society to minister at small stations where there was a community of Europeans and Eurasians. His last station before his death was Madura.