Source: SPG Missionary (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: ARTHUR LEIGHTON IRWIN graduated B.A. from Caius College, Cambridge, in 1834, as 16th Wrangler. He proceeded M.A. in 1837. He accepted service under the S.P.G. in order to become Principal of the new Madras Diocesan Institution founded by Bishop Spencer for the better training of the catechists and local clergymen employed by -the Society. He arrived in Madras in 1841, worked for two years, and was then invalided home. On the voyage home he died, and was buried at sea near Mauritius.