MATEER, Samuel. 1835 — England 24.12.1893. Rev. British (?) Missionary in India. Worked 33 years, until 1891, in Travancore for London Missionary Society, encouraged local people for ministry. In 1890 his wife had to return to England because of ill health, husband followed him in 1891 and died there.

Publications: “The Land of Charity”: A Descriptive Account of Travancore and Its People, with Especial Reference to Missionary Labour. 8+370 p. 1871.

– Native Life in Travancore. 434 p. L. 1883.

– “Nepotism in Travancore”, JRAnthrInst 12, 1883, 288-306.

– The gospel in South India or The religion life, experience, and character of the Hindu Chirstians. 255 p. L. 1887.

– “Coinage of Travancore”, MJLS 32, 1889-94, 49-67, 3 pl.

Sources: Wikipedia on “Mateer Memorial Church”.