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Miss Graham and servants (A-tû, Choá, Khoe-só), Miss Crowther, Messrs Sam-goân, Khê, Chloa, Miss Ramsey and Iio-tek, June 9.90, 3.50pm, sunny, F.32, 3'', 1890-06-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/18

Scope and Contents

Group portrait. Miss Lilias Graham, a woman of means, joined the mission at Amoy in 1888; she transferred to Chuan-Chow (Quanzhou ?) in 1889 and opened the Girls' School and later a School for the Blind. She brought out five workers at her own expense, of whom Miss Crowther and Miss Graham remained. Invalided in 1906 (or 1903), she died in 1930 and left £6000 to the Mission, Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp. 302-304, 329-330, 467, also facing p. 241.

Miss Faith P. Crowther served at Chuan Chow from 1890 to 1892 when she returned home because of throat trouble. She qualified as a doctor and returned to China in 1899, serving at Yung-Chun until 1902, Band, p.303.

Miss Lydia E. Ramsay was in the mission from 1890 to 1932. She supervised the Girls' School until it was taken over by Miss A.V. Duncan, the Women's School. She was also a very assiduous visitor to the homes of local women, Band, pp. 303-4, 409, also facing pp. 240 and 390.


  • Creation: 1890-06-09


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See Y30377H/100 for a group photograph of women missionaries, including Miss L. Ramsey.



Finding aid date

2003-12-04 14:55:21+00:00

Includes index.

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