Details of PETER SORENSEN ROYSTON

Born: 1840

Died: >1890

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

Biography: PETER SORENSEN ROYSTON was born in England in 1840. He graduated B.A. from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1858, obtaining a 2nd Class in Classical and a 3rd Class in Mathe matical honours. He proceeded M. A. in 1861 . He was classical tutor at the C.M. College, Islington, 1853-55; secretary of the Corresponding Committee at Madras, 1855-61, and from 1866 to 1871. In 1872 he was consecrated Bishop of Mauritius, and was created D.D. by his University. In 1890 he resigned the Bishopric in broken health after thirty-five years foreign service.