Source: Clergymen who where neither Chaplins nor Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: MICHAEL HAYNES JEFFERS graduated B.A. at Trinity College, Dublin, in 1852, and was ordained deacon the same year. In 1855 he succeeded the Rev. Dr. J. J. B. Sayers as Incumbent of Christ Church, Madras, being nominated thereto by the Colonial Church Society. This appointment he retained for five years and then returned home.