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Reminiscences of Worthington Jukes

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 90

Scope and Contents

A memoir of Worthington Jukes' time in North India and papers and photographs relating principally to the Church in Peshawar.


  • Creation: 1925 - 1936


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Biographical / Historical

Worthington Jukes (1849-1937) was born in Canada, and educated at Blundell's School, Tiverton, and Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A., 1872; M.A. 1874). He was ordained deacon in 1872, and priest in 1874, and served as a C.M.S. Missionary at Amritsar, 1872-1874, and Peshawar, 1874-1890, until his wife's ill health compelled his retirement from the Society. He became Rector of Shobrooke, Devon, in 1890, where he remained until 1925. Jukes died at Exmouth on 10 March 1937.


.013 cubic metre(s) (1 folder and 1 volume) : negative/paper/photograph

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Other Finding Aids

Photograph catalogue, vol. 10. The catalogue includes a full listing of the photographs found in the collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Jukes bequeathed his autobiography to his wife, Catherine Scott Jukes, in 1936. The collection was purchased from Wells Bookshop, 1954.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript photograph catalogue.


Jukes, Worthington, 1849-1937, missionary

Includes index.
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