BADLEY, Brenton Hamline. Monmouth, Indiana 27.4.1849 — Lucknow 20.11.1891. U.S. Missionary in India. Educated at Simpson College and Garrett Biblical Institute. Came to India as Methodist missionary in 1872 and worked there until his death. In 1876 one of the founders and then secretary of Indian Sunday School Union. Married, father of Brenton Thoburn Badley (1876–1949), also a missionary in India and author of several books on mission.
Publications: Editor of Indian Missionary Directory and Memorial Volume. Lucknow 1876, firther editions 1881, 1885, 1891.
– Tulsipur Dair: Glimpses of Life in North India. L. n.d.
– “Jagjivandas, the Hindu Reformer”, IA 8, 1879, 289-2??.
– Rev. ed. of Th. Craven’s Urdu Dictionary, 1889.
Sources: D. Shavit, United States in Asia. Westport CT 1990, 22.