The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Firminger, Ven’ble the Archdeacon, Walter K.
Firminger, Ven’ble the Archdeacon, Walter K., M. A., F.R.G.S.; Chaplain, H.M’s Indian Establishment, Bengal; b. 1870,; y.s. of late Rev. T. A. C. Firminger; educ: Lancing and Bury St. Edmunds; Merton Coll, Oxford; Ordained deacon at Hereford, 1893; Priest in Mombasa, 1895; Subdean of Zanzibar, 1896; Editor, Indian Churchman, 1900-5; Publications: The Attitude of the Church of England to Non-Episcopal Ordinations; various essays on Zanzibar and Kashmir in British Empire Series; Guide to Calcutta; History of Free Masonry in Bengal; Editor of Bengal, Past and Present; Original Letters of Mrs. Pay from India; Genuine Letters of Asiaticus; Diaries of the Three Surgeons of Patna; Narratives of a Gentleman long resident in India. Address: Calcutta; c/o Grindlay & Co., 5-1, Parliament Street, S.W. Clubs: Royal Societies; Bengal United Service.