THOMPSON, Malcolm Stuart Haughton. 1 Madras 1885 — London 1966. British Tamil Scholar. Son of Robert William Th. and his wife Ada Helen Maude. B.A. Worked as teacher in Tamil Nadu, in 1931-32 Principal of Rajahmundry College. Then Inspector of schools in Bangalore (1940). Taught Tamil at S.O.A.S.

Publications: “The Agastya Selection of Tamil Saivite Hymns”, BSOS 4:4, 1928, 761-768; “The Avvai of the Sangam Anthologies”, BSOAS 12:2, 1948, 399-402; “The Mahābhārata in Tamil”, JRAS 1960, 115-123; articles in Tamil Culture; reviews in JRAS.

With H. G. Wyatt: The Teaching of English in India. 233 p. L. 1937.

Sources: Briefly in; stray notes in Internet

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