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Mr Wales, Mr Thompson, Dr Grant, Dr Paton, Mr Watson, Dr Howie, Dr Macleish, Mrs Thomspon, Cecil, Miss Johnston, Miss Green, Mrs Howie (taken by Dr Howie, Aug. 1892), 1892-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/38

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Group of missionaries photographed (presumably with a string attachment) by Dr Howie. The Rev. Alex McLeish served for twelve years as both minister and doctor at Amoy, until invalided in 1895, Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp. 304, 329, 243. Jessie Johnston came to China in 1885 and was active in educational work until invalided in 1904. She died in 1907 and a new school was named after her in 1911 (Band, pp. 290-2 and 296). The Rev. Henry Thompson (seen with his wife and son Cecil) was in Amoy from 1877 to 1914 and travelled with Watson (Band, pp. 240, 243, f225). Miss Green has not been identified.


  • Creation: 1892-08


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For more information on George Wales see Y30377H/4, Dr Grant see Y30377H/16, John Watson see Y30377H/32, Dr and Mrs Howie see Y30377H/11.




Howie, James M, d 1904, doctor and missionary

Finding aid date

2003-12-05 14:35:08+00:00

Includes index.

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