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Stuart Hannabuss

History of the South Sea Islands (1852, originally published 1842), and extensive borrowings, in terms of local colour and in terms of viewpoint and ideology, are clear to see. In Black Ivory , too, he acknowledges the assistance of Edward Hutchinson, Lay Secretary of the Church Missionary Society. 15 If the missionaries were good, those they came to save were sinful. Sin made them bad. Ballantyne’s tale

in Imperialism and juvenile literature
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David Hardiman

After returning to England, I decided to consult the records of the Anglican missionary organisation, the Church Missionary Society (CMS), which are held in Birmingham University Library. There, besides uncovering some useful information about the events of 1921–22, including a report by the Reverend James Lea, I also found detailed records relating to an ongoing struggle for power and influence between

in Missionaries and their medicine
Frances Steel

orders in 1813 and 1814 stipulated that seafarers must be paid fairly and could only be recruited with a chief’s permission, and required ships calling at New Zealand or other islands in the Pacific to post a £1,000 good-behaviour bond. 57 Such regulations were notoriously difficult to enforce from Sydney. Further afield, the Church Missionary Society established the Strangers’ Home for

in Oceania under steam
Bronwen Everill

abolition in 1807. The colony was an important site of utopian imperial experimentation that yielded lessons both for the British in administering a number of its African colonies from the late nineteenth century and for the antislavery movement that founded the colony. In the 1810s and 1820s, Governor Charles MacCarthy worked with the Church Missionary Society (CMS) to establish a system for integrating and

in The cultural construction of the British world
Tim Allender

See, for example, ‘Minutes of the Zenana, Medical and Bible Mission, 1894–1904’, Church Missionary Society Women, India, Reel 49 (OIOC). 8 For a translation of Vedic medical practice and diagnosis see: M. Saha, History of Indian Medicine based on Vedic Literature (Calcutta: Asiatic Society, 1999

in Learning femininity in colonial India, 1820–1932
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The Church of England, migration and the British world
Joseph Hardwick

ethnic diversity: clergy were recruited from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, and both evangelical and high church missionary societies encouraged non-English communities to provided funds towards the expansion of the Church. The colonial Church’s ethnic variety led one Irish-born Australian cleric to describe the colonial Church as a ‘British Church’. 57 Given this, and the interest that many

in An Anglican British World
Chanel Clarke

, Victoria. At the Queen’s expense, Hariata and her husband, Hare Pomare, left Jenkins’s party and went to stay with Elizabeth Colenso in Tottenham to prepare for the birth of the baby. Elizabeth was the daughter of a Church Missionary Society (CMS) lay missionary and had grown up in New Zealand, becoming fluent in the Māori language. She married the CMS mission printer William

in Mistress of everything
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Looking beyond the state
Anna Greenwood

. In Chapter Two Yolana Pringle deals with relations between government and missionary medical services, covering some of the active collaborations that existed between the Church Missionary Society and the Uganda Colonial Medical Service before 1940. Working with the missions was a pragmatic means of filling a gap in state provision while serving the purposes of the missionaries themselves, as it provided an

in Beyond the state
Deborah Wilson

bequeathed a legacy to the Church Missionary Society, whose activities included ‘sending the gospel to those who are still in heathen darkness’.46 The contributions made to charitable causes by these women offers us some insight into their personal religion and morality. For Elizabeth Alexander and the Boyle sisters, religion and charity played an integral part in their social life. The rental of pews by a ‘Lady Boyle’ illustrated the integration of wealth, status and church attendance.47 In their concern for the local ‘deserving’ poor, and the promotion of temperance and

in Women, marriage and property in wealthy landed families in Ireland, 1750–1850
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Henry A. McGhie

Godman all collected Central and South American birds. Henry Gurney of Norwich formed a collection of 5,000 birds of prey; Howard Saunders concentrated on collecting gulls and terns, and Edmund Harting collected waders. Henry Tristram had varied tastes; he collected specimens from around the world from contacts he had in the Church Missionary Society, of which he was a governor. Lord Lilford kept live birds at his family pile in Northamptonshire, including pelicans, birds of prey and cranes in aviaries, and free-flying vultures (Drewitt, 1900; Trevor-Battye, 1903

in Henry Dresser and Victorian ornithology