Adolph Medlycott

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His Excellency
Mar Adolph Medlycott
First Bishop of Thrissur
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Province Kerala
Diocese Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur
See Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Term ended 1896
Successor Mar John Menachery
Other posts St. Thomas College, Thrissur
Ordination 17 March 1861
Consecration 13 September 1887
Rank Bishop
Personal details
Born (1838-05-15)15 May 1838
Chittagong, British India (present-day Bangladesh)
Died 4 May 1918(1918-05-04) (aged 79)
Buried Our Lady of Lourdes Metropolitan Cathedral, Thrissur
Nationality India
Denomination Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Parents Adolphus Edwin Medlycott and Annette
Occupation Priesthood
Alma mater Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Mar Adolph Medlycott was the first Bishop of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur. He was born at Chittagong (India) on 15 May 1838. Medlycott spent his last days in Bangalore where he died on 4 May 1918. His remains were later reinterred, first in the Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours in 1945.[1] [2]


  • India and the Apostle Thomas: An Inquiry, with a Critical Analysis of the Acta Thomae by A. E. Medlycott; Published 1905 by David Nutt. Reprinted unabridged in the Indian Church History Classics, Vol.I, Ed. G. Menachery, Ollur, 1998.
  • St. Thomas Christians, A. E. Medlycott (1912), Robert Appleton Company.[2]

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 September 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Adolphus E. Medlycott". David C. Kandathil. Archived from the original on 31 May 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-15.