Daniel Corrie

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Daniel Corrie from Rev. Frank Penny's Book 'The Church in Madras, Volume III' (1922)[1]

The Rt Rev Daniel Corrie (1778?–1837) was an English churchman, the inaugural Bishop of Madras.[2]

He was educated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge.[3] He became archdeacon of Calcutta in 1823. He was consecrated bishop in 1835 and died on 5 February 1837.[4] The Times later reported that he had been taken ill at an SPG meeting on 31 January 1837.[5]


  1. ^ Penny, Frank (1922). The Church in Madras : being the History of the Ecclesiastical and Missionary Action of the East India Company in the Presidency of Madras From 1835 to 1861: Volume III (PDF). London: John Murray. p. frontispiece. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Eyre Chatterton
  3. ^ "Corrie, Daniel (CRY799D)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ THE LATEST INTELLIGENCE The Bristol Mercury (Bristol, England), Saturday, 24 June 1837; Issue 2470
  5. ^ Friday, 23 June 1837; pg. 4; Issue 16450; col F

Further reading[edit]

  • Corrie, Daniel (1856) Familiar Letters; from the Rev. Daniel Corrie, a military chaplain in the service of the E. I. Company, to a subaltern officer in the same service. The rev. writer was subsequently advanced to the Bishopric of Madras. Cockermouth: Printed for private circulation only, at Bailey's office.
  • Corrie, Daniel et al. (1847) Memoirs of the Right Rev. Daniel Corrie; compiled chiefly from his own letters and journals, by his brothers, George Elwes Corrie and Henry Corrie. London: Seeley, Burnside, & Seeley
  • MacNaghten, Angus (1969) Daniel Corrie, his Family and Friends. London: Johnson ISBN 0853070180
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Madras
1835– 1837
Succeeded by
George John Trevor Spencer