Missionary in India, born in Wigan on 6 December 1904. He read History at Sheffield University, trained at Wesley House, Cambridge, and spent one year in Germany as a Finch scholar. A year in Egypt gave him a lifelong interest in Islam. He served in the Lucknow and Bombay Districts 1933-70, effectively combining teaching and management, mostly at Cutting Memorial Boys High School. He was also District Treasurer and an influential senior missionary at a time of great change.He contributed to the dialogue with Islam at the Henry Martyn School of Islamic Studies, and in retirement was involved with Amnesty and the Ecumenical Society of the BVM He died in Birmingham on 24 June 1982.