Robert Caldwell returned to Ireland at the age of 15 and studied art between 1829 and 1833. He then moved to Glasgow and became active in the Congregational Church. Robert Caldwell initially won a scholarship to Balliol College, Oxford. But this was canceled after it was revealed that he was born in Ireland. He later joined the London Missionary Society, which sent him to the University of Glasgow for training. Robert Caldwell married Eliza Moult, the daughter of another missionary to India. Later in his career he became Auxiliary Bishop of Tirunelveli from 1877. If you want to buy Robert Caldwell Postage Stamp and Miniature Sheet then visit Philacy.com.
07-05-2010: Robert Caldwell India Postage Stamp
Robert Caldwell, a missionary associated with the London Missionary Society, arrived in India from Britain at the age of 24. Their purpose was to spread the teachings of the Bible in the local language, which led them to study the indigenous language. This study served as inspiration for Robert Caldwell to write a text on the comparative grammar of South Indian languages. Robert Caldwell was born on 7th May 1814 in Ireland to poor Scottish Presbyterian parents. A few days later his family moved to Glasgow, where he started working at the age of nine. The Government of Tamil Nadu issued a postage stamp in honor of Robert Caldwell’s contribution.
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