Source: SPG Missionary (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: JOHN GUEST was born at Quilon in 1812; he was in the service of the Wesleyan Missionary Society from 1833 to 1840. He was one of the men attracted by Bishop Spencer to the Church. He was ordained deacon and priest in 1842. His principal stations under the S.P.G. were Cuddalore, 1842-45; Vepery, 1851-64; Tanjore, 1864-73; Trichinopoly, 1873-77. He was pensioned in 1878, and died in 1892.