Born: 1801

Died: 1868

Source: SPCK Missionaries 1805 to 1835 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)

Biography: CHARLES BLACKMAN Born at Chatham 1801; educated at the C.M.S. College, Islington; ordained at London; arrived at Madras 1830, and appointed headmaster of the school for the sons of missionaries; in 1831 he succeeded Sawyer as head of the Perambore Mission; in 1835 he was sent to Palamcottah to assist Pettitt to restore order in that mission; returned home and resigned 1842. He became Vicar of Chesham Bois, Bucks, and died in 1868.