Jabez Whitley

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The Right Reverend Jabez Cornelius Whitley (20 January 1837 – 13 October 1904) was an Anglican author and a Bishop in India from 1890 until 1904.[1]

He was born in London on 20 January 1837[2] and educated at Queens' College, Cambridge[3] and ordained in 1861.[4] He was an SPG Missionary in Delhi and then Ranchi before his elevation to the Episcopate[5] as the inaugural Bishop of Chota Nagpur.[6] He died on 13 October 1904.[7]

Works[edit]

  • Primer of the Mundari Language, 1896
  • Hindi Catechisms, 1897
  • Translation of the Didache and the Epistles of St Ignatius, 1899

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 9780199540877
  2. ^ Justus
  3. ^ "Whitley (or Whiteley), Jabez Cornelius (WHTY855JC)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  5. ^ National Archives
  6. ^ Project Canterbury
  7. ^ Obituary The Bishop Of Chota Nagpur The Times Wednesday, 19 October 1904; pg. 4; Issue 37529; col D
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Chota Nagpur
1890– 1904
Succeeded by
Foss Westcott