R. W. Ryde
Reverend Robert William Ryde (died 8 August 1909) was an English clergyman and member of the Church Missionary Society (CMS). He was Principal of Trinity College, Kandy, Sri Lanka and St. John’s Colle...
Frances E. Newton
Frances Emily Newton (November 4, 1871–June 11, 1955) was an English missionary who lived and worked in Palestine from 1889 until 1938, the last 18 years of which saw the country under British r...
William Henry Angas
William Henry Angas (6 October 1781 – 9 September 1832), was an English sailor missionary. He was born at Newcastle upon Tyne. He went to sea and was captured by a French privateer, and imprisoned for...
Thomas Falkner
Thomas Falkner (6 October 1707 – 30 January 1784) was an English Jesuit missionary, active in Patagonia.
He was the son of Thomas Falkner, a Manchester apothecary, and had Calvist, maybe Scottish ...
Thomas Patrick Hughes
Thomas Patrick Hughes, (26 March 1838-1911) was born in Henley Shrophsire, England, was a missionary with the Church Missionary Society (CMS) in Peshawar in British India (now Pakistan) for 20 years.<...
Robert Felkin
Robert William Felkin (13 March 1853 – 28 December 1926) was a medical missionary and explorer, a ceremonial magician and member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, a prolific author on Uganda a...
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Edith Picton-Turbervill
Edith Picton-Turbervill, O.B.E. (13 June 1872 – 31 August 1960) was an English social reformer, writer and Labour Party politician. From 1929 to 1931 she served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for The ...
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John Manton
John Allen Manton (17 August 1807 – 9 September 1864) was an English-born Australian Methodist minister, school principal and founding President of Newington College, Sydney.
Manton was born in Bi...
Annie Royle Taylor
Annie Royle Taylor (7 October 1855 – 9 September 1922) was an English explorer and Evangelical missionary to China. She the first Western woman known to have visited Tibet. She attempted to reach th...
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Guy Clutton-Brock
Arthur Guy Clutton-Brock (5 April 1906 – 29 January 1995) was an English social worker, who became a Zimbabwean nationalist and co-founder of Cold Comfort Farm.Having been educated at Rugby School and...
William Binnington Boyce
William Binnington Boyce (9 November 1804 – 8 March 1889) was an English-born philologist and clergyman, active in Australia.
Boyce was born at Beverley, Yorkshire, England, is mother's family wer...
Norman Anderson (missionary)
Sir (James) Norman Dalrymple Anderson OBE, QC (1908–1994) was an English missionary and academic Arabist.
He was born on 29 September 1908. He was educated at St Lawrence College, Ramsgate, Engla...
James Laidlaw Maxwell, Junior
James Laidlaw Maxwell, Junior (Chinese: 馬雅各二世; 1876 – 12 August 1951) was a pioneering modern English Presbyterian medical missionary to Formosa (Taiwan) and China. He was the son of James ...
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Paget Wilkes
Alpheus Paget Wilkes (19 January 1871 – 5 October 1934) was an English evangelical Christian missionary to Japan who was one of the founders of the Japan Evangelistic Band in 1903. In addition to exte...
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Henry Williams (missionary)
Henry Williams (11 February 1792 – 16 July 1867) was the leader of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) mission in Aotearoa (New Zealand) in the first half of the 19th century. He entered the navy at t...
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John Kemble (martyr)
Saint John Kemble (born 1599, St Weonards, Herefordshire – d. 22 August 1679, Widemarsh Common, Hereford) was an English Roman Catholic martyr. He was one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.
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John Batchelor (missionary)
Rev. John Batchelor (1854–1944) was an Anglican English missionary to the Ainu people of Japan. First sent under the auspices of the Church Mission Society of the Church of England, Batchelor lived f...
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William West Kirkby
William West Kirkby (Lincolnshire 1828-September 5, 1907) was an English Anglican missionary in Northern Canada. He studied at Oxford University, and was the first Anglican to preach in the Yukon Terr...
Charles Wesley
Charles Wesley (/ˈwɛsli, ˈwɛzli/; 18 December 1707 – 29 March 1788) was an English leader of the Methodist movement, son of Anglican clergyman and poet Samuel Wesley, the younger brother of Methodist ...
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James Laidlaw Maxwell
James Laidlaw Maxwell Senior (Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Má Ngá-kok; Chinese: 馬雅各; born 18 March 1836 in Scotland – March 1921) was the first Presbyterian missionary to Formosa (Qing-era Taiwan). He serve...
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Charles Bousfield Huleatt
Charles Bousfield Huleatt (1863 – 1908) also known under the pseudonym of Caulifield, was an Anglican priest born in Folkestone, England. He is the man who discovered the Magdalen papyrus and was also...
Cecil Polhill
Cecil Henry Polhill, formerly Cecil Henry Polhill-Turner, was an English missionary. He was born on 23 February 1860 in Bedfordshire, England and died on 9 March 1938 at his home in Hampstead, London,...
John Henry Keen
John Henry Keen (1851–1950) was an Anglican missionary in Canada, known for translating scriptures into Haida. While serving as a missionary, he also contributed to Canada's natural history, writing o...
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James Dredge (minister)
James Dredge (1796–1846) was an English Wesleyan Methodist preacher, Assistant Protector of Aborigines at Port Phillip.
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John Kenneth MacKenzie
John Kenneth MacKenzie (25 August 1850 – 1 April 1888) was an English medical missionary to China. He initially started his work through the London Missionary Society in Hankow in 1875. In Hankow...
Peter Royston (bishop)
The Rt Rev Peter Sorenson Royston was a former Bishop of Mauritius. Born in London on 6 June 1830 and educated at St Paul’s and Trinity College, Cambridge, he was ordained in 1853 and began his caree...
George Pratt (missionary)
George Pratt (1817–1894) was a missionary with the London Missionary Society who lived in Samoa for forty years from 1839–1879, mostly on the island of Savai'i. Pratt was from Portsea, Portsmouth in E...
Charles Fraser-Smith
Charles Fraser-Smith (26 January 1904 – 9 November 1992) was an author and one-time missionary who is widely credited as being the inspiration for Ian Fleming's James Bond quartermaster Q. During Wor...