Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C CE O2
TitleSouthern Local Committee of Ceylon mission [called Conference of Ceylon Southern mission from 1864 onwards]
Extent55 docs.
DescriptionMinutes and proceedings 1851-1861, 1863-1880 including:
/6-7 W. Knight, headquarters Secretary visited 1854;
/11 Copy of Mr. Hobbs' notes on discussion relating to establishment of English school at Kandy 1857;
/27 Includes extract from minutes of South Ceylon Wesleyan mission relating to version of Singhalese bible 1868;
/44 Report of sub-committee relating to examination of catechists 1876;
/45 Report of sub-committee relating to formation of federal native church council 1876;
/46 Report of sub-committee on examination of Cotta Training Institution 1875
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryMeetings were held twice a year; no meeting was held in 1862 and after 1863 a different secretary was appointed for each meeting.

Chairman: 1851-1874 W. Oakley
1875-1876 W. Clark
1876-1880 W. Oakley
Secretary: 1851-1853 A. D. Gordon
1854-1855 I. Wood
1856-1858 C. C. Fenn
1859 J. I. Jones
1860-1861 C. C. Fenn
1861-1863 G. Parsons


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