Details of JOSEPH KNOX

Born: 1806

Died: 1893

Source: Chaplains in the HEICS 1836-58 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)

Biography: JOSEPH KNOX was born in 1806, being the son of Mr. Joseph Knox, a merchant in the county of Tyrone, Ireland. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, whence he graduated B.A. 1828, and M.A. 1832. He was appointed a Chaplain by the East India Company in 1839, having been ordained deacon and priest in the year 1830. He served at Cuddalore from 1840 to 1847, and at Tranquebar from 1849 to 1857, when he became Domestic Chaplain to Bishop Dealtry. Ho retired in 1858, and gave up all ministerial work owing to ill health. He lived at Norwood in Surrey till 1882, when he moved to St. Leonards, where he died in 1893.