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Glimpses of Christian India with Ella Luce

Ella Luce [1860-1943], Glimpses of Christian IndiaElla Luce [1860-1943] vividly recalls her long service in India with the Zenana Medical mission extending from 1888-1922. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of the book to scan. This title is in the public domain.

Ella Luce [1860-1943], Glimpses of Christian India. London & Edinburgh: Marshall, Morgan & Scott, [1933]. Hbk. pp.216. [Click to download complete book in PDF]

Contents

  1. Earliest Recollections
  2. School and Life in London
  3. Mission and Conversion
  4. Voyage to India, and the First Year There
  5. Beginning Work at Sultanpur
  6. Work at Sultanpur – and Marriages of My Sisters
  7. Building the First Orphanage, and Famine of 1897
  8. Accounts of Some Girls Saved in the Famine
  9. Missionary Friends and Expansion of the Work
  10. Building the Hospital, and Plague in Cawmpore
  11. A Difficult Girl and a Serious Illness
  12. Weddings and Consumption
  13. Building Large New Dormitories For 100 Children

Part Two: Tours in India After Retirement

  • First Tour After Retirement
  • Second Tour After Retirement
  • Deputation Tours in England and Closing Work in Sultanpur

Chapter 1: Earliest Recollections

How or by whom I was informed I cannot say, but I know somehow that my father was sitting by a fire at twelve o’clock on the night of July seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty, when a nurse appeared and told him that another daughter had been born to him. This was a disappointment, as he had naturally hoped that his second offspring would be a son.

The old house looking more or less like a large farm house covered with many creepers, had a long narrow hall with drawing-room and dining-room on each side, a study with steps leading to the garden, six fairly large bedrooms, two dressing-rooms and an upper storey containing several rooms used by the servants… [Continue reading]

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