Carey, William | India

Deaville Walker’s Biography of William Carey

Walker’s biography of the great missionary pioneer William Carey [1761-1834] is based on the older works by J.C. Marshman (1859) and Eustace Carey (1836)., but adds new material from his own research. My thanks to the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide for making a copy of this title available for digitisation. This book is in…

Carey, William | India

George Smith’s 1887 Biography of William Carey

This is George Smith’s biography of the Father of Modern Missions, William Carey. Smith devotes a significant part of the book to enumerating Carey’s achievements, as a linguist, a Bible translator, as a pioneer in agriculture and horticulture (which I was not aware of before), as an educator and advocate of missions. My thanks to…

Carey, William | India | Missions

William Carey: A Biography (1853)

Joseph Belcher’s 1853 biography of William Carey was intended to be a more attractive, concise and readable work than that produced by Carey’s nephew, the Rev Eustace Carey. The latter work, the first biography of this subject, was regarded as heavy going, even by the standards of the day. My thanks to Redcliffe College for…

Carey, William | Duff, Alexander | India | Pennell, Theodore Leighton

Yarns on Heroes of India

Yarns on India is a collection of inspiration talks intended for 12-16 year old boys attending Boys’ Brigade meetings. It includes material on William, Carey Alexander Duff, Theordore Pennell and number of other missionaries. My thanks to Redcliffe College for making a copy o this book available for scanning and to the Church Mission Society…