Source: Clergymen who where neither Chaplins nor Missionaries (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: ROBERT JOHN HOPE graduated B.A. from St. Catherine's College, Cambridge, in 1841, and proceeded M.A. in 1844. He was ordained deacon in 1841, and priest in 1842. After holding various curacies, he accepted an appointment under the Bishop of Madras and the Additional Clergy Society, and was posted to Madura as Incumbent of the Church for Europeans and Eurasians. After two years he returned to England defeated by the climate. He was Curate of St. Sepulchre's, London, for a few years, and died about 1866.