Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC1025
TitleAccession 1025: Account of the life of Rev James Sedgwick, clergyman and CMS missionary to China and Palestine, and his wife Ellen Jennings
Extent1 item
DescriptionResearch copy of an unpublished, biographical account of James Henry Sedgwick (1849-1927) and his first wife, Ellen Dumergue Jennings (1850-1882) written by Kristine Margaret Herron of Australia (2017).

This is an illustrated account which includes details of how Herron traced the identity of the Sedgwick's only son, Harold Sedgwick (b 1882), a one-time soldier, who, after being court-martialled on a charge of theft at the age of 19 years, moved to Australia and lived the rest of his life under the assumed name of, 'Claude Harold Annesley'. The author's father-in-law was Harold's son.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged as a single series: Miscellaneous Papers
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered researchers
Finding AidsA catalogue of this collection (forming part of the wider CMS/ACC unofficial papers catalogue) is available on the online archive catalogue. Click on the Finding Number to display the summary contents list of the catalogue and to view the full catalogue. A paper copy of this catalogue is also available for consultation at Special Collections.
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionThe account was presented electronically as a pdf document (2MB) attached to an email sent to Cadbury Research Library by the author, Kristine M. Herron. In order to make it accessible to researchers, the pdf copy was printed on to paper by Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections, 20 September 2017.
AcquisitionPresented by the author, 11 September 2017
Archival NoteCatalogued by I. Frlan. Cataloguing completed September 2017. Prepared in accordance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000 and Church Missionary Society cataloguing guidelines.
Related MaterialCadbury Research Library holds the official archive of the Church Missionary Society which includes records relating to Rev James Sedgwick and Ellen Sedgwick, nee Jennings (GB 0150 CMS).


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