TISDALL, William St. Clair. 1859— 1928. Rev. British Missionary in Iran and India. Originally from Pembroke in Wales, ordained in 1883. Missionary of English Church in Isfahan, then in 1888/90 in Bombay, in 1892 in London. From 1913 vicar of St George’s. Hon. D.D. Edinburgh 1903. Married, at least one son.
Publications: A simplified grammar and reading book of the Panjabi language. 136 p. Bombay 1889.
– A simplified grammar of the Gujarati language, together with short reading book and vocabulary. 189 p. L. 1892.
– Hindustani Conversation Grammar. 371 p. 1911.
– Modern Persian Conversation Grammar. 397 p. 1902.
– The Conversion of Armenia to the Christian Faith. 256 p. 1897.
– The Noble Eightfold Path. 1903.
– The Sources of Islam: A Persian Treatise. 100 p. 1900; The Original Sources of the Qur’an. 287 p. 1905; and other polemical works against Islam.
Sources: Wikipedia briefly; some additional information culled from www.canterbury-cathedral.org/heritage/history/remembering-world-war-i/wwi-through-the-eyes-of-a-vicar-of-st-georges-deal/.