|Richard Seymour Chalk (1905-1985) went out to India on short service in November 1929 as a teacher of English at the CMS High School in Bhagalpur. In 1932 he returned to England, was ordained and spent four years as a curate in Plymouth before returning to India as a CMS missionary. He became Principal of the Middle School in Champanagar which contained a considerable number of orphan boys. He became Principal of the High School in 1947 a post he held until 1950. He then continued as Hostel and Orphanage Superintendent until 1951 when he resigned from CMS and returned to England.
Source: Information supplied by CMS Archivist.
|Deposited with the CMS in December 1978 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2003