Details of JOHN HANDS

Born: 1780

Died: 1864

Source: Register of LMS Missionaries, SOAS

Biography: Born Dec 5 1780 at Roade, Northamptonshire, Church Minister Chapel St Soho (Stollery) Studied at Gosport appointed to Seringapatum, ordained Jan 26 1809 at Silver St Chapel, London. Arrived madras Feb 5 1810, proceeded to Bellary and settled there in March or Paril 1810. He left India in 1829 returning to Madras Sept 22 1831. Due to ill health he left for England December 1835 arriving Aapril 9 1836. In July 1936 he went to St Petersburg and returned to London in 1837/38. Feb 24 1838 saw him once again saling for India arriving Bangalore Aug 17 1838. Il health again overcame him and he returned to England in 1841, moving to Dublin in 1842, where he died on June 30 1864