Source: CMS Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: JOHN HESSEY WILKINSON was born in England in 1834. He entered the C.M. College, Islington, in 1854; was ordained deacon by the Bishop of London in 1857, and went to Travancore in 1858. He was ordained priest by the Bishop of Madras in 1859. He worked in Travancore till 1866, and then retired.