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London Missionary Society

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Elizabeth Report 7 Feb 2012 17:43

My ancestor went as a missionary to China in the 19th century but I am unable to find out where she went and what she did out there. Can anyone help, please?



RutlandBelle Report 7 Feb 2012 18:08

if you google London missionary Society you get lots of hits including archives/history etc.



+++DetEcTive+++ Report 7 Feb 2012 18:11

links to

You could try searching the Archive, or contact the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University for advice

Edit - you could also do an internet search of your relative's name and Missionary, or China, and see if anything comes up


Cynthia Report 7 Feb 2012 20:11

Oooh. That brought some memories back. My childhood church used to support the LMS - haven't thought about them in years!!

Thanks for the memory!



Elizabeth Report 28 Sep 2012 16:20

Many thanks for your replies. I found that I had another aunt who was a missionary in China and even the district she worked in - all on the School of Oriental and African Studies.



+++DetEcTive+++ Report 28 Sep 2012 17:47

Glad to hear we may have been of some help - and well done finding your way back to your thread, even if it did take you 7 months ;-)