FLETCHER, William Kew

FLETCHER, William Kew. Gloucestershire 9.8.1802 — Worthing, West Sussex ?.12.1867. Rev. British Clergyman in India. Son of engineer Thomas Fl. and his wife Jane. M.A. Oxford (Magdalen College). For a while deaon in Lichfield, then in Bombay, 1832-66 chaplain in Byculla, then senior chaplain and Archdeacon. Married 1832 Maria Jane Jewsbury (1800–1833), a writer and poet, and 1835 Elizabeth Catherine Carr, at least one son.

Publications: “Couto’s Decade VII – Book III – Chap. X. Of the famous Island of Salsette at Bassein, and of its wonderful Pagoda called Canari; and of the great Labyrinth which this Island contains”, JBRAS 1:1, 1841, 34-40, “…Chap. XI. Of the very remarkable and stupendous Pagoda of Elephanta”, Ibid. 40-45.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet; geni.com; Wikipedia on his first wife.

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