PEET, Joseph. Near London 1801/02 — 1865. Rev. British Missionary in Kerala. Educated at Islington, ordained in London. Joined the Church Missionary Society and arrived at Madras in 1833. Worked thirty years as the Principal of Cottayam College.
Publications: A grammar of the Malayalim language as spoken in the Principalities of Travancore and Cochim, and the districts of North and South Malabar. 218 p. Cottayam 1841; 2nd ed. 187 p. Cottayam 1860.
Sources: briefly in http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/frank-penny/the-church-in-madras–being-the-history-of-the-ecclesiastical-and-missionary-ac-nne-192/page-36-the-church-in-madras–being-the-history-of-the-ecclesiastical-and-missionary-ac-nne-192.shtml; birth 1801 in Malayālam Wikipedia (Jōsaphŭ Pīṭṭhŭ).