WHITEHEAD, Henry Alfred. Brighton, Sussex 19.12.1853 — Reading, Berkshire 14.4.1947. British Missionary Scholar in India. Sin of Rev. Alfred Wh. and Maria Sarah Buckmaster, brother of philosopher A. N. Wh. (1861–1947). Educated at Sherborne and Trinity College, Oxford. Ordained 1879, left in 1884 to India. Worked as principal of Bishop’s College in Calcutta. Bishop of Madras from 1899 to 1922. D.D. Married 1903 Isabel Duncan (1872–1953), their son was mathematician Henry Wh. (1904–1960).
Publications: The Village Gods of South India. 172 p. The Religious Life of India. 1916, 2nd ed. 1921.
– Short tracts on mission and Christianity in India.
Sources: Wikipedia with photo; family connections traced from accounts of A.N. Whitehead and from https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Whitehead-3273. These also show that George Wh. was not a close relative.
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