Reference Entry

Azariah, Vedanayagam Samuel (1874-1945), bishop of Dornakal

Susan Billington Harper

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Azariah, Vedanayagam Samuel (1874-1945), bishop of Dornakal, was born on 17 August 1874 in the church rectory of Vellalanvilai, a village located in the Madras presidency of south India. He was the younger of the two children of the Revd Thomas Vedanayagam (1821-1889), Anglican priest, and his second wife, Ellen. ...

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