Details of THOMAS WHITEHOUSE

Born: c1824

Died: 1879

Source: Clergymen who where neither Chaplins nor Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)

Biography: THOMAS WHITEHOUSE was a Scholar of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He graduated B.A. in 1844, and proceeded M.A. in 1860. He accepted service in India under the Bishop of Madras and the Additional Clergy Society in 1852, and was appointed Incumbent of St. Francis , Cochin, in that year. There he ministered to a community of Europeans, Eurasians, and native Christians till 1861. when he succeeded the Rev. David Simpson as Principal and Chaplain of the Military Male Orphan Asylum in Madras. He was afterwards appointed Principal, Chaplain, and Secretary of the Lawrence Asylum at Ootacamund. He returned home in 1868. Subsequently he became Rector of Freshford, and died in 1879.