Mr Watson, April 1895, 1895-04
Scope and Contents
'By Dr Cross' written under the photograph. Edward Band described Watson's career: 'John Watson, the "big hearted, long-legged Aberdonian" first went to China in 1880, and in his early years was engaged in long evangelistic tours based on Amoy. In 1895 he returned to Scotland and was Minister at Kelso for ten years, (after which he resumed his missionary work, firstly at Chang-Pu, then for ten years at the Chuan-chow Bible school). He retired in 1924 and died in Aberdeen two years later in his 73 year', Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp. 420-421.
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Biographical / Historical
Dr John Cross served at Tung-Chun from the commencement of missionary work there in 1893-1904
Language of Materials
Cross, John, 1854-1926, doctor and missionary
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