DRAKE, John. 18?? — 19??. Rev. British Baptist Missionary in India. Studies at Regent’s Park College, Oxford. M.A. B.D. Working among Kurkus (around 1900), 1900-10 in Agra. In 1910-26 Vice-Principal and Professor of Theology and Ethics at Serampore College, then at Theological Seminary of Saharanpur (1930 there). Married, at least two daughters.
Publications: A Grammar of the Kúrkú Language. 190 p. Calcutta 1903.
– “Kurkus”, E.R.E. 7, 1914, 760f.
– Translated hymns and parts of the New Testament into Kurukh (?).
Sources: Stray notes in Internet