Kennet, Charles Egbert

KENNET, Charles Egbert. 8.2.1826 — 1884. Rev. Anglo-Indian Priest. Son of Charles K. After studies at Bishop’s College ordained deacon 1851, priest 1853. Taught at Madras Theological College of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, from 1877 its Principal. D.D. 1880. Married 1851 Phoebe Rodgers.
Publications:“Observations on the Language of the Gonds, South of the Nerbudda”, MJLS 16:1, 1850, 33-42.
– The Claims of the Roman See to Supremacy: Disproved by an Examination of the Testimony of Catholic Antiquity. 1869.
– “Notes on Early Printed Tamil Books”, IA 2, 1873, 180f. and other short articles.
– S. Thomas, The Apostle Of India. 32 p. Madras 1882.
Sources: M.S. Mills, “The Anglo-Indians: a Christian community in India”, Intern. Journal of Anglo-Indian Studies 3. 1998, 9.

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