Callaway, John an English Wesleyan minister, was converted at the age of thirteen; entered the ministry in 1815, and was at once sent as a missionary to Ceylon, his stations being Matura, Columbo, and Galle. He returned to England in 1826., where he labored faithfully for several years. He died Nov. 23,.1841, aged forty-eight. He published several works in the Singhalese language, which were widely used. "He was an able divine." See Minutes of the British Conference, 1842.