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St Marys Church, Madras, 1907-12

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 2/244

Scope and Contents

Half-plate.

Dates

  • 1907-12

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Language of Materials

English

General

PJ. This additional note was written by John Falconer. St Marys Church Madras. Built between 1678-1680, St Marys is the oldest English church in India. The steeple was added in 1795. The building contains the remarkable monument erected by the East India Co. to the missionary Schwartz, showing him dying on his bed surrounded by friends, with an angel appearing in the clouds.

Finding aid date

2002-08-12 17:16:32+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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