CAREY, Felix

CAREY, Felix. 1786 — Serampur 10.11.1822. British Missionary. Son of —> W. Carey. Came to India with his parents, and assisted his father in Bible translations. In 1807-14 missionary in Burma (Ava). Among his unfinished works were a Pāli grammar and a Burmese dictionary. Also knew Sanskrit. Twice a widower.

Publications: Published many translations in Bengali.

Grammar of the Burman Language. Serampore 1814.

Sources: Buckland, Dictionary;*M. Laird, Oxford D.N.B. 2004; *M. Siddiq Khan, “F.C. A Prisoner of Hope”, Libri 16, 1966, 237-268.


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