Source: CMS Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: THOMAS KNIGHT NICHOLSON was born in Madras in 1822, being the son of the Head Master of the London Mission School, Black Town. He was sent home for his education and entered the C.M. College, Islington, in 1847. He returned to India in 1850, and was appointed Assistant Master in the Noble College, Masulipatam. He was ordained deacon by the Bishop of Madras in 1852, and retired in 1854.