Source: CMS Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: WILLIAM CLARK was born in England in 1822. He was educated at the C.M. College, Islington, and was ordained deacon by the Bishop of London in 1847. In the following year he went to Tinnevelly. He was ordained priest by the Bishop of Madras in 1851. He worked in Tinnevelly from 1848 to 1866, and was then transferred to Ceylon to the charge of the Tamil Cooly mission. In 1880 he went to Travancore; and in 1884, after thirty-six years work, he returned home and retired.