Source: SPG Missionary (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: SAMUEL WILLIAM COULTRUP was a Eurasian who was educated at Bishop's College, Calcutta. He was ordained deacon in 1844, and priest in 1847. He served the S.P.G. as a Catechist before his ordination : and he afterwards worked at Negapatam, Tanjore, Vellore, and Edyengoody till the year 1851, when his connection with the Society ceased. He was then employed by the Bishop and the Colonial Church Society to assist the Incumbent of Christ Church, Madras. Between 1857 and 1864 he assisted the Chaplain of North Black Town in the southern part of his parish, officiating in a building which was afterwards the schoolroom of Emmanuel Church. In 1864 he was appointed Incumbent of Tranquebar, and remained there three years. He returned to Madras in 1867, and died in 1874.