Source: CMS Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: JOHN HAWKSWORTH was born in England in 1815. He was at the C.M. College, Islington, 1835-37; was ordained deacon 1838, and priest 1839, by the Bishop of London. He went to Travancore in 1840, and died at Cochin in 1863, after an ex emplary service of twenty-three years. He founded the Tiruwella mission. He also worked at Alleppee and Cottayam, and was the first Principal of the Cambridge-Nicholson Institution.