Source: CMS Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: SEPTIMUS HOBBS was born in England in 1816. He was brother to Stephen. He went to the C.M. College, Islington, in 1838; was ordained deacon in 1841, and priest in 1842, by the Bishop of London; and went to Tinnevelly in the latter year. After thirteen years he was transferred to Ceylon to superintend the Tamil Cooly mission. In 1862 he returned home. He became later Rector of West Compton, Dorset, and afterwards Rector of Compton Valence, Dorset.