PHILLIPS, Maurice. Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire 11.4.1839 — Southport 27.8.1910. Rev. British Missionary in India. Studies at Bedford College. From 1862 worked for London Missionary Society in Salem, Coimbatore and from 1891 in Madras, retired 1908. Ph.D. 1902/03 Bern (Rees: 1900 Basel).
Publications: Teaching of the Vedas. What light does it throw on the origin and development of religion? 240 p. L. 1894.
– diss. publ. The evolution of Hinduism. 129 p. Madras 1903.
Sources: D. Ben Rees, Vehicles of Grace and Hope: Welsh Missionaries in India, 1800-1970. 2002, 166; diss. in Janert.