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Under the Baptist Missionary Society he went to India in 1895 , and his chief responsibility was literary and educational work. In 1907 he was appointed Principal of Serampore College , and remained there for a quarter of a century. He reestablished the college on the liberal foundations of William Carey , and preserved his highest ideals. From 1913 to 1929 he was a Fellow and examiner of the University of Calcutta , and in 1918 he was a member of the Bengal Legislative Council . He returned in 1932 , and was lecturer in Hebrew at Rawdon Baptist College until his retirement in 1935 . He d. 7 Nov. 1955 having made his home at Castleton , near Cardiff .
In 1913 he published The Soul of India , a series of lectures which he had delivered at the University of London in 1909 . He wrote the major portion, and edited the whole, of The Story of Serampore ( 1927 ) and contributed many articles to Indian periodicals, confining himself to education and theological problems.
Emlyn Davies, Cardiff
Published date: 2001