South Africa in records from colonial missionaries, 1819-1900

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Title South Africa in records from colonial missionaries, 1819-1900
Subject & Keywords AFRICA; POLITICS & GOVERNMENT, history; religion; BOACMR
Description In South Africa, the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel began its labours at the Cape in 1821, the western division being occupied in that year and the eastern division in 1830. The society's work made a limited impact until the arrival of Robert Gray (consecrated Bishop of Capetown in 1847), under whom, from 1847 to 1872, and subsequently, the work spread at an unprecedented rate. Natal was occupied in 1849, Kaffraria in 1855, and Zululand in 1859. During the period 1752-1906 the Society expended £1,092,009 and employed 668 ordained missionaries in Africa. This collection from the Archives of the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, dates from their earliest connection with South Africa. Since January 1965 the USPG continues the work previously done by the SPG (incorporated 1701) and UMCA, the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, founded in 1857 in response to Livingstone's challenge at...
ISBN 9781851172917
Contributor Bodleian Library
Type Text
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Identifier https://microform.digital/boa/collections/43/south-africa-in-records-from-colonial-missionaries-1819-1900
Source Archives of the USPG
Language eng
Rights Content © USPG; images © Microform Academic Publishers, 2013. All rights reserved.
Publisher Microform Academic Publishers
Coverage 1819 - 1900
Created On 11th March, 2014 - 4:35pm
Last Updated 11th March, 2014 - 4:35pm
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