Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/G/Y/A1/2
TitleGeneral correspondence
Extent3 files
Date1890-1949
DescriptionPredominantly dated 1927-1949 but including precis extracts relating to Fourah Bay College 1912-1920 and a compilation of papers and notes concerning a proposed constitution for Sierra Leone diocese 1927-1928 which includes the constitution of Sierra Leone church printed in 1890. Also including correspondence relating to division of the diocese of Sierra Leone, creation of the diocese of Morocco 1934-1936 and appointment of J. L. Cecil Horstead to the diocese of Sierra Leone 1936; correspondence concerning the bishop's pension 1936 and appointment of Thomas Sylvester Claudius Johnson as assistant bishop of Sierra Leone and Alphonso Cukwuma Onyeabo as assistant bishop on the Niger 1937; correspondence relating to repairs to 'Bishopscourt' (the Bishop's residence) 1936-1938; surveys of work and the role of CMS in Sierra Leone 1938 and 1942; a memorandum on the future of Fourah Bay College for the Africa Committee 1939 and letters and papers relating to the college 1943-1949; letters from St Thomas' church, Hastings regarding its centenary 1940 and other items.

Includes a letter, dated December 1927, from the Sierra Leone mission series [CMS/B/OMS/G3 A1/1928/1].
Access StatusOpen