Details of CHARLES EGBERT RENNET

Born: c1825

Died: 1884

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

Biography: CHARLES EGBERT RENNET was a Eurasian and one of the best type. He combined a high intellectual subtlety with perfectly plain practical common sense. He was educated at the Bishop Corrie Grammar School and at Bishop's College, Calcutta. He was ordained deacon in 1851, and priest in 1853, by Bishop Dealtry. He was engaged in practical evangelistic work from 1851 to 1865 in Tinnevelly, and worked under Dr. Caldwell at Edyengoody in 1855-56. He became Incumbent of St. John s. Egmore, Secretary of the S.P.C.K. He died in 1884.