Details of JOSEPH HENRY GRAY

Born: 1814

Died: 1893

Source: CMS Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)

Biography: JOSEPH HENRY GRAY was born in Ireland in 1814. He graduated B.A. in honours from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1835, and won the Hebrew and Divinity prizes of his year. He proceeded M.A.in 1838. He was ordained deacon in 1837, and priest in 1838, by the Bishop of London. In 1838 he was appointed Principal of the new Church Missionary Institution at Madras, which was opened for the purpose of training the Society's agents as catechists and clergymen. He retired at the end of ten years. He afterwards became Incumbent of St. Barnabas at Douglas, Isle of Man; and then Rector of Keynsham, Bristol. He died in 1893.