|George Theodore Selwyn (1887-1957) was accepted as a CMS missionary in 1911 and sailed for the South India mission of Palamcotta in 1912. During his career he was District Scout Comissioner (1935-1943) and was Principal of St John's College Palamcotta, a post he held from 1937 until he was appointed bishop in Tinnevelly in 1945. He resigned from full service in 1953 and died in 1957 in Madras. His sister, Constance H. Selwyn was on the staff of the Mount School in Kandy, Ceylon.
|Deposited with the CMS in October 1978 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2003