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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C CE O75
TitleJones, Rev. John Ireland
Extent145 docs.
Date1857-1880
DescriptionOrdained 1860: Secretary of Southern Local Committee 1859; Kandy Collegiate School and Kurugalle [Kurunegala] district 1857-1860; Cotta 1861-1862, 1867-1869; Kandy Intinerancy 1863-1865, 1868-1871; Uva itineration 1875; Galle Face, Colombo 1876; Cotta 1878-1879; Colombo 1879
/1-97 Letters 1857-1865, 1867-1880 some relating tothe controversy with bishop 1876-1880 including:
/7 Describes visit to see the tooth of Buddha 1858;
/13 With printed appeal for aid towards the establishment of schools 1859;
/29, 34 Letters from Mrs. Kitty Crawford Jones 1868, 1869;
/30 Relates to serving Galle Face English congregation 1868;
/31 Relates to death of [J. A.] de Livera 1868;
/49-50 Relates to bishop's visitation and high church tendencies 1876;
/73 Relates to Rev. H. Newton's alterations to Galle Face church [see O48/82, O90/10-11] 1878;

/98-100 Journals: 1857-Mar 1858; Apr -Aug 1861 [itinerating branch];
/101-115 Annual reports 1858-1861, 1863-1864, 1867-1870, 1875-1876, 1878-1879;
/116-128 Annual letters 1858, 1860-1863, 1868-1871, 1875, 1878-1879;
/129-132 Medical certificates 1865, 1870, 1876;

/133-136 Various letters to:
/133 Members of Local Committee relating to state of Kandy Collegiate School 1859;
/134 Walter I. Lednall, Director of Public Instruction, relating to Kandy Collegiate School 1870;
/135 Mr. Royston, handing over Kandy station to Mr. Coles on John Jones's return to England 1872;
/136 Christchurch churchwardens explaining controversy with bishop 1876;

/137-141 Correspondence with bishop of Colombo 1876, 1878-1879;
/142-143 Letter from Rev. B. Boake, Principal of Colombo Academy relating to withdrawal of missionaries' licences by bishop: statement made at the request of the governor 1876;
/144-145 Memorials to bishop of Colombo from Singhalese members of Kurunegala congregation relating to appointment of John Jones 1879 [33 signatures, giving number in family and occupation] and 1880 [52 signatures]
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