Source: CMS Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: CHARLES TANNER was born in England in 1832. He entered the C.M. College in 1853; was ordained deacon by the Bishop of London in 1856, and priest in 1861 by the Bishop of Madras. He worked at Masulipatam from 1857 to 1877, when he returned home. He became afterwards Vicar of St. Matthew's, Gosport.