MAHON, George William

MAHON, George William. Madras 1808 — Aspley, Woburn, Bedfordshire 1866. Rev. British Clergyman in India. Son of William M., of Swansea. Matriculated 1824 Pembroke College, Oxford, B.A. 1828 and Fellow 1828–37. M.A. 1831, Chaplain 1834. After brief service in Bangalore, Chaplain of Fort St. George in 1839–49, removed because of a suicide burial case. Then on a furlough and retired in 1852 and settled in Woburn.

Publications: Translated Beschi’s Tamil Grammar into English: A grammar of the common dialect of the Tamil language called Koṭuntamiḻ. Madras 1848; Sermons. Madras 1850.

Sources: http://www.spuddybike.org.uk/familyhistory/madras/priests/detail/priest_2984.html (referring to *Frank Perry, The Church In Madras. 1904); no more than the title of Sermons in Allibone in Br. Biogr. Arch.

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