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Matt Cole

and industrial bourgeoisie.13 The result was a mixture of the social exclusivity and physical hardships of public school life, tempered by less certainty of destiny to rule than characterised Eton, Westminster or Harrow; and a greater sense of provincial civic purpose than was inculcated in those places. Shrewsbury, for example, still maintains the mission house it established for the poor of Liverpool and which 8 Cole_01_Ch1.indd 8 29/01/2011 12:07 Early life was extended during Wainwright’s time, whilst most senior public schools have abandoned such activity

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats
David Hardiman

–9. 46 ‘Address by the Rev. P. H. Johnson (Bhil Mission)’, Church Mission House, Salisbury Square, London, 1953, Paul Johnson papers. 47 Malaviya, ‘Anglican Contributions’, pp. 71 and 80. 48 ‘The Ven. P. H. Johnson Writes

in Missionaries and their medicine
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Michael D. Leigh

considerable pressure from the Missionary Society at home, legislators in Burma and dissidents within the ‘native’ Church. The third question concerns Sheldon’s suggestion that Burmese converts had everything to lose and nothing to gain. Was he right? Some illumination is provided by a sentimental little incident that took place on a steamy day in January 2007. A group of elderly men and women sat on the verandah of the old Kyaukse Mission House. They looked across towards the former slojd school building and reminisced

in Conflict, politics and proselytism
Andrew J. May

, their contents will have rotted. Since the rains began even the clothes that we are wearing have begun to rot’. 2 On 6 August Jones secured one of two houses that were on sale on the military station, and on 6 September moved into the first mission house at Cherrapunji; he grandly reported to Roberts that on this red-letter day, after so much wandering, they had ‘taken

in Welsh missionaries and British imperialism
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Second-generation missionaries
Emily J. Manktelow

Another controversy over his education soon ensued, however. In 1856 he applied to the Directors to be allowed an additional twelve months in England in order to pursue medical studies, at personal expense. His request was denied. In the summer of that year, however, having three months of vacation in front of him, he again went to the Mission House in order to apply to pursue medical studies during that time. The LMS’s physician, Dr Risdon Bennett (whose daughter was later to head the female missionary board) informed him that

in Missionary families
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Michael D. Leigh

, all the rest follows’. 21 All Bestall could do was to provide a parlour in the Mission House where Miss Vickers taught seventeen well-to-do little Eurasian girls. 22 His gloom deepened in 1906 when he learned that the American Baptists were about to open ‘a Girls Eurasian Boarding School at a cost rumoured to be Rs.30000’. 23 Guilt and hypocrisy were the main ingredients in the Eurasian question. Henriques explains that Eurasians suffered rejection by both ‘native and ruler’, although they preferred to be treated as

in Conflict, politics and proselytism
Andrew J. May

just as importantly from Catholicism. Tomlin stayed in the Khasi Hills for about nine months. His wife was very ill during the rainy months through to September, after their son was born on 15 June 1837 at the Mission House at Cherrapunji (and named Joshua Cherra, commemorating both the place and the last of the original Serampore trio). 41 Tomlin and Lish had both left the

in Welsh missionaries and British imperialism
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Panikos Panayi

. ‘Our poor chapel found itself within the town, wedged between the houses and the heathen.’ 85 Figure 4.2 The Basel mission house in Kety Kety and Pudukotei provide examples of small mission

in The Germans in India
Andrew J. May

mission house back to the Inglis family for 500 rupees in August 1849, and by 1850 Pryse had established a new mission station on the plains at Sylhet, leaving William and Mary Lewis again labouring alone in the hills. Their operations at Cherrapunji, Mawsmai and Mawmluh were augmented in 1851 with a new schoolhouse at Shella, a large village to the south-west of Cherrapunji, where a new church

in Welsh missionaries and British imperialism
David Hardiman

on medical work. In the words of the political agent: As previously arranged the Rev. Mr. Thompson came there [Lusadiya] as soon as the season opened at the latter end of October, and pitching his tent near the site he had selected for the school and the mission houses began operations by opening a

in Missionaries and their medicine