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….

Cecil Robertson | China

Cecil Robertson of Sianfu by F.B. Meyer

Dr Cecil Robertson was a Baptist medical missionary to China. He was converted through the ministry of F.B. Meyer, who compiled this book, mainly from Robertson’s own writings. My thanks to Redcliffe College for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. Frederick Brotherton Meyer [1847-1929], Memorials of Cecil Robertson of Sianfu….

Canada | Grand Ligne Mission | Henrietta Feller

Henrietta Feller and the Grande Ligne Mission

Henrietta Feller was a Swiss-born Baptist missionary to Canada, working in Grande-Ligne, near Montreal. There she …taught, dispensed rudimentary medical services, distributed Bibles, and provided children’s care. By the time of the 1837 rebellion, a Protestant community numbering sixteen converts and a few sympathisers had formed. Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions, p. 209. My thanks…