HAY, John. near Aberdeen 23.4.1812 — 1891. Rev. British (Scots) Missionary in India. Son of Patrick Hay, educated at Aberdeen University, M.A. 1833. “In 1839 joined the Madras Mission of the L.M.S., and the staff of the British and Foreign Bible Society about 1883. D.D. of an American University about 1881.” Fellow of Madras University in 1888-89. Made benefactions to the Indian community of Vizagapatam, where he worked many years.
Publications: wrote religious works and articles in missionary periodicals.
– for about 20 years took a leading part in the revision of the Telugu translation of the Bible.
Sources: Buckland, Dictionary.