French polynesia | George Platt | Henry Townley | India | Madagascar | Moffat, Robert | Samoa | South Africa | William Ellis | Williams, John

Some London Missionary Society Pioneers of 1816

This book contains brief biographical sketches of five missionaries who served with the London Missionary Society: Robert Moffat (South Africa); Henry Townley (India); William Ellis (Madagascar); George Platt (French Polynesia), and John Williams (Samoa). My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain title available for digitisation. Augustus Henry Cullen [1861-1918], Blazing the Trail….

Madagascar | South Africa | Zimbabwe

Missionary Journey in Africa and Madagascar

F.H. Hawkins [1863-1936] was the Foreign Secretary of the London Missionary Society (LMS). This book records his tour through southern Africa and Madagascar. My thanks to Redcliffe College for making available a copy of this book for digitisation. This title is in the Public Domain. F.H. Hawkins [1863-1936], Through Lands That Were Dark. Being a…

Africa | Livingstone, David | Malawi | Mozambique | South Africa | Zambia

Livingstone and the Exploration of Central Africa

David Livingstone [1813-1873], pioneer medical missionary and explorer is probably the best known of Victorian missionaries. This biography is a “cheap edition” of a volume that originally appeared as part of a series about the world’s greatest explorers and was republished in this format to mark the centenary of Livingstone’s birth. My thanks to Redcliffe…

Missions | South Africa

Thomas Cook’s Mission Tour of South Africa

This is Rev Thomas Cook’s own account of his mission tour of South Africa in the 1920s. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a copy of the book to scan. This title is in the Public Domain. Thomas Cook [1859-1912], My Mission Tour in South Africa. A Record of Interesting Travel and…