Coles, Joseph Benjamin
Coles, Joseph Benjamin an English Congregational missionary, was born in London in 1819, and was educated at Spring Hill College, Birmingham. In 1843 he sailed for India, being appointed to the city of Mysore; and in 1849 removed to Bellary, where he labored until 1886. In 1887 he was appointed senior tutor in the society's Training Seminary for Native Evangelists, where he served until his death, January 2, 1891. As a missionary he was eminently successful. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1892.