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Anandi Ramamurthy

as the Bishop of Niger. This marked the high point of Africans being promoted to positions of leadership in the church and reflected the Church Missionary Society (CMS) policy under the leadership of Henry Venn of establishing a ‘native’ church on the Niger run by African missionaries. The all-African Niger Mission was seen not simply as a means of Christian conversion, but as ‘a training-ground in

in Imperial persuaders
Anna Bocking-Welch

Pedersen, ‘The maternalist moment’, 201. See also John Stuart, ‘Overseas mission, voluntary service and aid to Africa: Max Warren, the Church Missionary Society and Kenya, 1945–63’, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History , 3 (2008), 527–43; R. P. Neumann, ‘The post-war conservation boom in British colonial Africa’, Environmental History , 7:1 (2007), 37. 26 Cooper, Africa Since 1940 , p. 31; Hodge, Triumph of the Expert , p

in British civic society at the end of empire
Douglas H. Johnson

University Press . Nalder , Leonard Fielding (ed.). 1936 . Equatorial Province Handbook . Vol . 1 Mongalla. Sudan Government Memoranda No. 4. Khartoum : n.p . Nalder , Leonard Fielding (ed.). 1937 . A Tribal Survey of Mongalla Province by Members of the Province Staff and Church Missionary Society . London : Oxford

in Ordering Africa
Andrew J. May

’s great uncle Henry Thornton was one of the founders of the Clapham Sect and the Church Missionary Society (CMS) (1799), first president of the British and Foreign Bible Society (1804), and friend of William Wilberforce (his second cousin). John Thornton, Eliza’s brother, married the daughter of Bishop Heber of Calcutta. To further cement the Clapham link, in 1814 Henry Stainforth

in Welsh missionaries and British imperialism
Kynan Gentry

had better luck in his dealings with the Church Missionary Society (CMS), which, helped by the presentation of a sizeable cheque, parted with the letters and journals of Samuel Marsden and of other early CMS missionaries in New Zealand. 48 In the absence of a suitable repository in New Zealand these went into storage in the basement of the General Assembly Library, where, Hocken worried, they would inevitably suffer

in History, heritage, and colonialism
Bringing Africa to the Scottish public
Bryan S. Glass

Kikuyu loyal to the British government, who were also closely associated with the Church missionary societies and schools, maintained a voice through the Local Natives Council. 27 A group of several thousand squatters who had been evicted from the White Highlands and settled in Olenguruone radicalised the Kikuyu practice of oathing in 1943 as they were being threatened with another

in Scotland, empire and decolonisation in the twentieth century
Tim Allender

William Carey’s Serampore mission in Bengal had begun admitting Indian girls in 1816. 47 The very small European population made it difficult for early missionary enterprises to attempt to gain a broader foothold on the subcontinent. However, new agency from abroad after 1813, particularly via the evangelical, low church, Church Missionary Society (CMS), still attempted to impose a new agenda on India: an

in Learning femininity in colonial India, 1820–1932
Tim Allender

, June 1, 1869 (RHL) SPG D31 f. 603. 88 Baptist Annual Zenana Report, 1882 (AL). 89 J. Deed (ed.), Church Work: Mission Life (London, Wells, Gardner & Darton & Co., 1885 ), p. 374 British Library (BL); E. Stock The History of the Church Missionary

in Learning femininity in colonial India, 1820–1932
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Ronald Hyam

. Lady Cook, wife of a famous Church Missionary Society doctor, Sir Albert Cook, pioneered African women’s nursing in Uganda. Mother Kevin (born Teresa Kearney in Ireland in 1875), a Franciscan nun, spent fifty-one years in Uganda, opening fifteen convents (each complete with chapel, school and hospital), together with a model leprosarium, a senior girls’ secondary school and a training school for

in Empire and sexuality
Ronald Hyam

. Missionaries soon aimed to send their offspring back to Britain for their education, in order to reduce their ‘premature’ exposure to sex. 49 There were sexual problems to trouble the founder of the Church Missionary Society New Zealand mission (1814), Samuel Marsden. At the Bay of Islands in the 1820s, he found the Rev. Thomas Kendall had been living for some years openly with a native girl, Tungaroa, the

in Empire and sexuality