- Born: 17 March 1870, Handley, Cheshire
- Marriage: Urania Latham on 24 February 1901
- Died: 19 October 1921, Altrincham, Cheshire aged 51 13
From The Times, October 22, 1921
The Rev. Napier Malcolm, vicar of St. John's, Altrincham, Cheshire,
who died on Wednesday, aged 51, was for some ten years a missionary in
Persia, with which country his family had been connected for over 100
years. The youngest son of General Sir George Malcolm, G.C.B., and
brother of Lieutenant-Colonel Pulteney Malcolm, D.S.O., Chief
Constable of Cheshire, he went to New College, Oxford, and obtained
honours in classical moderation and Lit. Hum. He was ordained to the
curacy of Eccles in 1894 by the Bishop of Manchester (Dr. Moorhouse).
His work in Persia began in 1808 (sic), when he went out as C.M.S.
missionary at Yezd. He described his experiences in a book, "Five
Years in a Persian Town". Later he removed to the mission at Shiraz,
and returned to England in 1908, when he became rector of Broughton.
In 1816 the Bishop of Chester (Dr. Jayne) collated him to the vicarage
of St. John, Altrincham.
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1871 in 4 Ashburton Road, Alverstoke, Hampshire.
2. He appeared on the census in 1881 in Sandhurst, Berkshire.
3. Census UK 1911: 1911, St. John's Rectory, Broughton, Lancashire. 10
4. Resided: 19 October 1921, St. John's Vicarage, Altrincham, Cheshire. 13
5. He had an estate probated on 21 November 1921 in London. 13
Napier married Urania Latham on 24 February 1901. (Urania Latham was born c 1870 in Repton, Derbyshire 10 and died on 10 January 1952 in Berrynarbor, Devon 13.)